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Neumann DMI-2 Portable Digital Microphone Interface

  • Product Highlights
  • AES Interface
  • For Solution D Microphones
  • Portable Design
  • Up to 2 Digital Microphones
  • Gain, Attenuation & Low-Cut Filter
  • RCS Software Controllable
You Pay: $1063.73 QTY
  • Product Highlights
  • AES Interface
  • For Solution D Microphones
  • Portable Design
  • Up to 2 Digital Microphones
  • Gain, Attenuation & Low-Cut Filter
  • RCS Software Controllable

Two-Channel Portable Digital Microphone Interface


The Neumann DMI-2 Portable Digital Microphone Interface is an AES42 standard interface and processor for Neumann Solution-D microphones. The DMI-2 converts the AES 42 data format supplied by the microphone into an AES/EBU signal. The unit may be manually or remotely controlled via USB and the supplied RCS remote software. There is support for up to 2 microphones and parameters such as gain, attenuation, and low-cut filter are easily controlled and displayed its monochrome LCD display.


  • AES Interface for Solution D Microphones
  • Portable Design
  • Supports up to 2 Digital Microphones
  • Gain, Attenuation & Low-Cut Filter
  • RCS Software Controllable


  • Ports:
    2x AES42 IN (XLR3F),
    1x AES/EBU (AES3) OUT (XLR3M)
    2x Word Clock IN/OUT (BNC)
    1x Remote Control (USB)
  • Indicators: Monochrome display, bar graphs for gain, level and gain reduction, LED's for Power, Battery status, Synchronization and Valid
  • Phantom Power: +10 V, max. 250 mA per channel, short-circuit proof
  • Remote Control: Pulses (+2 V), superimposed on the phantom power, approx. 750 bits/s or 9,600 bits/s (depending on the microphone)
  • Synchronization:
    AES42 - Mode 2 (synchronous mode) Microphone clock control via PLL
    DMI-2 portable Synchronization: Automatically to an external word clock or AES11 signal, if present, otherwise the internal word clock generator is activated
  • Digital:
    Word Clock (or AES11) Input / Output: BNC
    Vin: >100 mV at 75 ohms
    Vout = Vin (external synchronization)
    Vout approx. 1.5V at 75 ohms (internal word clock generator)
  • Word Clock: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 kHz/176.4 / 192 kHz, Accuracy +/-25 ppm
  • Control: 2x push-switch rotary encoder
  • USB: 1x USB port
  • Power Supply: DC 10-18 V (Hirose) , NP1 rechargeable battery or AC/DC converter
  • Power consumption: < 8 VA
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 7.32 x 1.73 x 4.96" (186 x 44 x 126mm)
  • Weight: 22.99 oz (625g)

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DMI-2 Portable
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Product Category
Audio Interfaces
Unit of Measure
Shipping Weight
3.00 lbs.
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