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

2015 NAMM Show Preview: IK Multimedia To Demo Low-Latency Android Music Solutions

zero-latency-android-music-softwareIK Multimedia has announced that it plans to showcase low-latency Android music solutions at the 2015 NAMM Show.

IK Multimedia says that they will ‘present a universal solution that provides near zero latency and real-time audio processing’ on a wide assortment of Android devices (running Android 4.0 or higher and compatible with USB host mode/OTG mode) at NAMM 2015. Continue reading

IK Multimedia iRig Pads Review

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At the 2014 Winter NAMM Show, we spied the unannounced iRig Pads at the IK Multimedia booth.

Now, IK is shipping the iRig Pads – a portable MPC-inspired MIDI pad controller for iOS, Mac & Windows. They say 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.

Can IK’s inexpensive pad controller deliver on the promise of being portable, powerful and compatible? Continue reading

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

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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.*

Here’s the official intro video for the iRig Pads: Continue reading

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

Continue reading