Focusrite Revamps iTrack Solo, Studio, With Lightning Compatibility

Focusrite_iTrack-Studio_LightningAt the 2015 NAMM Show: Focusrite launched the iTrack Solo and iTrack Studio – their interface and bundle for recording on iPad, Mac, and PC – now updated with Lightning compatibility.

iTrack Solo is a 2-in, 2-out iPad, Mac, and PC audio interface featuring a Focusrite mic preamp. It offers a dynamic range of over 105dB and unique gain halos that show you when your recording signal is at the right level. Continue reading

Keith McMillen Instruments Intros K-Mix Audio Interface And Programmable Mixer

At the 2015 NAMM Show, Keith McMillen Instruments has introduced the K-Mix – described as a ‘next generation audio interface and programmable mixer’.

The KMI K-Mix is a genre-blurring device. It’s a powerful control surface, like many of the company’s previous devices. But it’s also a hardware mixer and an 8 in/10 out audio interface. Continue reading

Rupert Neve Intros New Direct Interface, 500 Series Rack

ruper-neve-designs-r6-rack-3-1024x599At the 2015 NAMM Show, Rupert Neve Designs will be introducing two new products:

  • the RNDI Active Transformer Direct Interface, and
  • the R6 Six Space 500 Series Rack.

Here’s what Neve has to say about them: Continue reading

Shure Intros MOTIV Microphone Line

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2015 NAMM Show: Shure has introduced the MOTIV microphone line, a new range of microphones that is designed to be easy to use with Mac, PC or Apple iOS devices.

All four members of the new MOTIV range are Apple MFi (made for iPhone, iPod, or iPad) certified devices, including three condenser models (the MV5, MV88 stereo model, and MV51 large-diaphragm model) and a digital audio interface (MVi) that can connect directly to any iOS device without additional adapters or connection kits.  Continue reading

IK Multimedia iRig Mic Field Now Shipping

IK_Multimedia_iRig_mic_fieldIK Multimedia has announced that it’s now shipping the iRig Mic Field, a “pocketable” and adjustable stereo digital microphone for audio and video field recording with Lightning-compatible iOS devices.

iRig Mic Field Features:

  • Digital stereo field-recording mic which connects to iOS devices via the Lightning port
  • Lightweight and “pocketable” design
  • Rotates 90° for optimal audio/video positioning; locks in place with comfortable-to-use controls
  • Ideal for music recording, video shoots or any field recording application
  • Integrated headphone output for immediate real-time audio monitoring
  • Gain control and multicolor LED indicator for easy and accurate level adjustment
  • 2 high-quality cardioid electret condenser capsules
  • 24-bit, 44.1 – 48 kHz A/D conversion

Here’s their official intro video: Continue reading