23rd January 2014
IK has announced iRig Mic HD, a high-quality digital handheld microphone for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac. iRig Mic HD improves on IK's iRig Mic, by offering pristine digital audio quality and multi-platform compatibility for all generations of iOS devices and Macs, in addition to its practical handheld form factor and other convenient features. It's perfect for professionally capturing speech, singing, acoustic instruments, guitar amps, an entire band, or any other type of audio source.
Top Quality Sound
iRig Mic HD is designed to suit even the most demanding professional needs, whether it be inside or outside of the studio, capturing pristine audio with it's 24-bit audiophile-grade A/D converter, a high-quality electret condenser capsule, and a low noise/high definition pre-amp. It's accurate gain control and signal/level multi-color LED indicator make it easy to set an appropriate level for any sound-pressure situation, whether it's a loud concert or a quiet, whispering vocal.
Portability and Universal Support
The iRig Mic HD picks up where iRig Mic left off, offering users expanded compatibility for all generations of iOS devices and Macs, supporting the widest range of Apple devices via a series of three detachable cables. It's the first handheld microphone that includes a Lightning connector cable for the newest iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models, while a USB cable allows for connection to any Mac computer. A 30-pin cable for legacy iOS models is also available. Constructed of sturdy metal-body construction and a comfortable handheld form factor, iRig Mic HD is ideal for interviewers, broadcasters, presenters, singers and musicians who want the high quality recording along with portability.
Included Software and Pricing
iRig Mic HD will cost $99.99/€79.99 (excluding taxes) and comes with free apps, making it easy to start recording, processing and editing vocals or any other audio source right away. For iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, iRig MIC HD comes with VocaLive free* a real-time vocal-effects processing and multi-track app and iRig Recorder free*, a professional field recorder and audio processing app. AmpliTube free*, a multi-effects, recording and studio app for guitarists and bass players, featuring models of amps, cabinets and stompboxes, is also included. Mac users also get a free version of AmpliTube and more to download with their iRig MIC HD.
- Only digital mic to support all popular mobile, laptop and desktop platforms.
- Equivalent quality to mics costing 2-3 times more.
- High-quality 24-bit, audiophile-grade A/D converter.
- Handheld design — also compatible with standard mic stands.
- App/software bundle and mic clip included.
- Lighting connector and USB cable included, 30-pin cable available separately.
To learn more about iRig Mic HD click here.
*Download from the App Store.