iRig Pads MIDI Controller For iOS, Mac & Windows Now Available


At this year’s Winter NAMM Show, we spied the unannounced iRig Pads at the IK Multimedia booth. Now, IK has officially announced that the iRig Pads – a MIDI pad controller for iOS, Mac & Windows – is now shipping.

The iRig Pads is a portable MIDI pad controller. IK says it’s the smallest ‘groove controller’ on the market – so it will fit anywhere you can store an iPad, in a backpack or a laptop bag.

iRig Pads is also low energy consumption device – it draws its power directly from its host device, so does not need a separate power source to be fully functional.

It can be used with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, via the included Lightning cable (30-pin connector sold separately), without the need of an adapter, as well as with Mac and PC via the included USB cable.*

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IK Multimedia Announces iRig Mic Field

IK_Multimedia_iRig_mic_fieldThursday, IK Multimedia announced iRig Mic Field, a small new “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

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IK Multimedia Intros SampleTank 3 Free

sample-tank-3-freeIK Multimedia has introduced SampleTank 3 Free, the free version of their SampleTank sound and groove workstation for Mac and PC.

SampleTank 3 Free is essentially a fully functioning version of SampleTank 3: The only difference is that SampleTank 3 Free includes a small portion of the sounds featured in the full version. Continue reading

Sample Tank 3 Now Shipping


IK Multimedia has announced that SampleTank 3, the latest version of its software ‘sound and groove workstation’ for Mac and Windows, is now shipping.

SampleTank 3 offers a massive 33 GB sound library (containing over 4,000 instruments), 64-bit compatibility, completely redesigned user interface, 55 high-quality effects, new loop and groove management and enhanced sample engine.  Continue reading

iRig MIDI 2 Now Shipping

irig_midi_2IK Multimedia is now shipping iRig MIDI 2, their portable Lightning/USB MIDI interface for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (as well as Mac and PC).

With detachable and interchangeable cable inputs, standard MIDI connectors, and compact design, iRig MIDI 2 adds a new level of portability and connectivity to mobile music-making. Continue reading