Guitar player recording his instrument and his voice on a DGT 650 in a park
DGT 650 Shane Told
DGT 650 in the rain forest
DGT 650 with orchestra

DGT 650

The digital multi-tool

iOS // OS X // Windows USB stereo
microphone and audio interface in one.

THE MOBILE RECORDING STUDIO

The Austrian engineered DGT 650 defines a new class in the USB microphone segment.
It is a vocal mic, a stereo mic, an instrument mic, and an audio interface.
Record in high-end studio quality at home or on the go.

DGT 650

The four recording modes

All modes feature MIDI input

  • Stereo: 90-degree XY stereophony
  • Vocal & Instruments: cardioid polar pattern
  • Singer / Songwriter: cardioid polar pattern & Hi-Z mono line-in
  • Stereo line in

Vocal recording

Unmatched quality - anyplace, anytime

Pure condenser sound captures your voice in studio quality. Perfect for traditional vocal recording, voiceovers, podcasts, streaming, you name it.

DGT Vocal application

Professional mobile guitar recording

Our breakout box features a dedicated Hi-Z instrument input that enables you to connect your guitar or bass guitar directly to your DGT 650. Record your licks wherever you are. 

Sasha Ostrovsky touring the world, recording with his DGT 650

How does it sound?

We have recorded Schubert's String Quartet No. 14 in D minor using 3 different microphone setups.
Which one is your favorite?

Microphone setup 1: DGT 650 - stereo mode
Microphone setup 2: iPhone built-in microphone
Microphone setup 3: 2 LCT 550 in XY-Stereo

Artists: Aron Quartet
Location: Vienna, Austria


Stereo recording

Capture everything

The DGT 650 is perfect for recording concerts, rehearsals, live-sets, acoustic sessions, choirs, nature, etc.

Life happens in stereo!

Stereo line in

Use the DGT 650 as a two-channel recording interface. Record your synthesizer, mixing console, or any other audio device. Be creative – stay mobile. 

Zero-latency monitoring

Professional recording demands proper monitoring functionality. Blend between zero-latency direct- and playback monitoring. This is essential to achieve the best possible performance using your mobile device.

DGT 650 zero latency monitoring
DGT 650 zero latency monitoring

The Breakout Box

We designed the Breakout Box to streamline the cable layout. All cables can be connected in one place to avoid unwanted structure-borne noise ... and it keeps your desk tidy. 

  • Hi-Z stereo line in 6.3 mm (1/4 in) 
  • 3.5 mm headphone out
  • Data connection (iOS, USB)
  • 5-pin DIN Midi input
Breakout box
Breakout box

Powerful headphone amp

Never run out of headroom

With our powerful 180 mW headphone amp, you can easily drive any set of studio headphones so that you will hear every signal loud and clear during production. 

Singer-Songwriter mode

The DGT 650 is the perfect companion for the professional singer songwriter who wants to record vocals and instrument at once, but on separate tracks. The flash of inspiration can hit you anywhere- capture your ideas in the moment they come! 

MIDI input

Use your MIDI device to control your favorite software synthesizers and drum machines. Start composing – and keep your beat.  

Low-cut and attenuation

Adapt to every situation

Low-cut: linear, 80 Hz, 160 Hz
Attenuation: 0 dB, -10 dB, -20 dB

DGT 650 pre-attenuation settings
DGT 650 pre-attenuation settings

Low-cut: linear, 80 Hz, 160 Hz
Attenuation: 0 dB, -10 dB, -20 dB

Supreme technology

  • 24 bit / 96 kHz high-end AD/DA converter
  • 110 dB dynamic range
  • 135 dB SPL max
  • Super-low-noise pre-amps
  • Hi-Z instrument input
  • MIDI input
  • Powerful built-in headphone amp
  • 3 low-cut and attenuation settings
  • Asynchronous USB transfer
  • Built-in Li-Ion battery for >3h recording
  • Micro USB charging port
DGT 650 with Breakout Box
DGT 650 with Breakout Box

Control Center Software

The Control Center – available on PC and Mac – allows remote control of all parameters from your host device.

Get it here for Mac 

Get it here for Windows

 

DGT control center
DGT control center

The DGT 650 includes the best professional iOS Recording App

LEWITT RECORDER

Unlock Pro-version when connected to your DGT 650

LEWITT RECORDER

Never miss a beat again

  • Choose from different bit depths and sample rates.
  • Import playback tracks via iTunes.
  • Refine your recordings with studio-quality effects.
  • Share your music. Make yourself heard.
Recording app
Recording app

LEWITT RECORDER

Never miss a beat again

  • Perfect for mobile & field recording
  • Demo recordings & live concerts
  • Podcasts and YouTube productions
  • Share your music. Make yourself heard.
Recording app
Recording app

LEWITT RECORDER

Never miss a beat again

  • Organize your recordings easily.
  • Edit your files whenever, wherever.
  • Add notes, ratings, tags and photos to every recording.
  • Share your music. Make yourself heard.
Recording app
Recording app

Sound samples

"The DGT 650 is an awesome microphone - incredibly quick to use and natural sounding."

Steve "Styles" Rodriguez

Steve "Styles" Rodriguez is a musical director, bassist and keyboardist. Steve has toured with such diverse and well-known artists as Demi Lovato, Alicia Keys,Toni Braxton, Britney Spears, Greyson Chance and more.

Steve "Styles" Rodriguez DGT 650

"The DGT 650 is simply the easiest to use and best sounding USB mic!"

Shane Told

Shane Told is the lead singer and keyboard player of the post-hardcore band Silverstein. He recorded numerous Billboard 200-ranked albums with the group

Shane told with his high quality USB microphone DGT 650

"The DGT 650 is incredible! It sounds like a mic from a high-end recording studio!"

Kyle Hamilton

Kyle Hamilton is one of the most renowned FoH engineers in the business. He worked with Janet Jackson, Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, Prince, Robin Thicke, Kelly Rowland, Lionel Richie,...

Kyle Hamilton with his high quality reference USB condenser mic DGT 650

"The  DGT 650 mic sounds great! You get a studio quality recording without the studio!"

Alexander "Sasha" Ostrovsky is playing slide instruments such as dobro, steel guitar and lap steelone and has shared the stage and studio with Keith Urban, Pat Green, Sugarland, and more 

Alexander Ostrovsky DGT 650

Review

Music producer and journalist Tomislav Zlatic published this nice and informative video review on his Bedroom Producers Blog. 

Conclusion: "The DGT 650 is a versatile and extremely easy to use plug and play tool which provides great sounding results and fantastic features for the price. The package contains everything you need to start recording high quality audio on your iPhone, iPad, or laptop. If you’re looking for a high quality USB microphone that can handle anything from recording vocals in a studio to capturing the performance of your band, podcasting, or even field recording to an iOS device, you can hardly go wrong with Lewitt’s impressive DGT 650 mic."


DGT 650 box content

DGT 650

The digital multi-tool

The LEWITT DGT 650 is a stereo USB recording solution and interface for PC, Mac and iOS devices in one single package. It features four recording modes: XY Stereo, Vocal & Instruments mode (cardioid pattern), Singer-Songwriter mode combines an acoustic and a line source – like vocals and guitar – recorded on separate tracks and Stereo Line In mode (for capturing a stereo line signal like a synthesizer or a mixing board's stereo output). MIDI input is also available in all four modes. The DGT 650 features 24 bit / 96 kHz, 110 dB dynamic range, and two-step pre-attenuation and low-cut filtering. With asynchronous USB transfer, support for OS X Core Audio and ASIO for Windows, the option to crossfade between zero-latency direct and minimum-latency tape return monitoring and a built-in high impedance amplifier for studio headphones in one single device, you will be equipped to handle a wide range of possible applications: recording vocals, instruments and live acts wherever you go, stereo miking, field recording, podcasts, YouTube productions, you name it. The DGT 650 is your mobile recording studio – take it everywhere!

Specifications

Microphone
Type

Condenser, permanently polarized, XY-stereo

Acoustical operating principle

Pressure gradient transducer

Transducer Ø

2 x 17 mm, 2 x 0.67 in

Polar pattern

cardioid, XY-stereo

Frequency range

20 ... 20,000 Hz

Dynamic range

110 dB (A)

Pre-attenuation pad

 0 dB
-10 dB
-20 dB

Low-cut filter

linear 
80 Hz (12 dB/oct)
160 Hz (12 dB/oct)

Microphone dimensions

138 x 52 x 36 mm / 5.43 x 2.04 x 1.42 in

Microphone net weight

310 g, 10.9 oz

Breakout box dimensions

54 x 50 x 32 mm / 2.13 x 1.96 x 1.26 in

Mic enclosure

Zinc die cast

General
Resolution

24 Bit

Sample rate

44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz

Recording modes

X/Y stereo/Cardioid/Cardioid+Line-in/Stereo line-in

Analog gain range

0 ... 40 dB

Supply voltage

Micro-USB high-power device, 5V (+/- 5%) V +/- 4 V

Internal battery

Li-ion, 950 mAh, 3.7 V

DGT 50 Li

Apple Lightning to 18-pin lockable hi-speed connector

DGT 50 USB

USB to 18-pin lockable hi-speed connector

DGT 50 Tr

18-pin to 18-pin

MIDI

Analogue MIDI connector

Line in

6.3 mm, 1/4 inch TRS phone jack (2 channels)

Line-in
Input impedance

> 1 Meg Ω

Full scale input voltage

8 dBu

Input dynamic range

  ≥ 110 dB (A)

Frequency response

20 ... 20,000 Hz

Headphones
Headphone output power

40 mW at 16 Ω, THD+N < 0,5%
20 mW at 32 Ω, THD+N < 0,5%

Frequency response

30 ... 20,000 Hz

Headphone volume control

- 60 dB ... 0 dB

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Microphones measured according to: IEC 60268-4
Phantom power according to: IEC 61938
Noise measurement according to: IEC 60268-1