iRig Mic HD handheld digital microphone for iOS devices now available
IK Multimedia, the specialist computer audio peripherals, accessories and software maker, has today announced that its iRig Mic HD is available worldwide. The digital microphone is designed to be “the perfect mobile broadcast solution”. It can be a key part of an eminently portable recording and broadcasting setup as it is built to work with all generations of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch – as well as your PC or Mac laptop.
The iRig Mic HD is said to cater for the needs of singers, podcasters, online radio broadcasters, journalists, videographers, home studio enthusiasts and others who require quality high-definition digital audio recording on the go. Its compatible with every lightning cable iOS device (30pin cable connector optional) and USB computer with connectors included in the box and comes with three complimentary IK Media apps to make the most of its audio input.
The iRig Mic HD microphone hardware specifications are as follows:
- High-quality 24-bit, audiophile-grade A/D converter
- 1 – 48 kHz sampling rate
- Gain control with mutlicolor LED indicator
- Black or (Apple Store exclusive) Silver
As well as the standard connections for every modern iOS device or computer you also get a trio of essential apps for iOS/PC/Mac which include:
- VocaLive FREE, a real-time vocal effects processing and multitrack recorder app.
- iRig Recorder FREE, a professional field recording and audio processing app.
- AmpliTube FREE, a recording and studio app that features stunningly realistic virtual models of some of the most desirable amps, cabinets and stompboxes of all time.
IK’s powerful hardware and software combination and your mobile/laptop should enable you to get good quality audio takes in the field and you should be able to process it, edit it and share it then-and-there too.
In an email IK Multimedia told me that the iRig Mic HD is now available from music and electronics retailers worldwide for $129.99/€99.99 (excluding taxes). Remember, if you want the silver version it is an Apple Store exclusive.