Focusrite Releases Tape For iPad App

Focusrite Tape is an iPad recording solution with 2-track recording, instant mastering, customizable tape artwork and social media connectivity. Synthtopia talked about this iOS app earlier this summer as a tool to use with Focusrite’s iTrack Studio; the Tape for iPad app has now been released and is available for free in the App Store.

Users are able to record from the built-in iPad microphone, iTrack Solo, or even any Core Audio-compliant audio interface (including interfaces from the Focusrite Scarlett product series) and add “polish” with one button compression. Users can add titles and album artwork and share online via SoundCloud.

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Focusrite Announces iTrack Studio

Today Focusrite announced the launch of its iTrack Studio, a complete system for recording music on the Apple iPad (or Mac/Windows computer) with “everything a musician needs” in the kit.

Based around Focusrite’s iTrack Solo, a 2-in, 2-out computer audio interface, the iTrack Studio kit includes closed-back monitor headphones, a studio-quality condenser microphone with included XLR mic cable, and a long 30-pin device link cable to connect the audio interface to the iPad. Record both channels of audio to Tape by Focusrite, a free iOS app (available Autumn 2013 from the App Store). Continue reading

Focusrite Debuts iTrack Solo iOS Interface

British audio gear manufacturer Focusrite has debuted a new interface for recording on the iPad. The iTrack Solo is a compact, aluminium-cased 2-channel interface for the iOS platform.

The iTrack Solo is a dual-input audio interface designed for recording instruments and vocals via iPad, (or with a Mac or PC computer). The interface is compatible with GarageBand and other popular recording apps, and it can be used on a Mac or PC with up to 24- bit/96kHz digital performance.

Key Features:

  • Focusrite microphone input: iTrack Solo draws on Focusrite?s 25 years of expertise in high-performance pro-audio
  • Made for iPad (MFi). Compatible with Mac OS X and Windows: Record with many apps including GarageBand – with up to 24-bit, 96kHz sampling
  • Direct connections for microphone and instrument: Plug electric, electroacoustic or bass guitar and microphone into the front panel to record
  • Signal halos for level and clip indication: Two lights surround the input level knobs to ensure you are recording at the correct volume
  • Connect directly to a loudspeaker system: Rear panel phono connectors provide line level outputs to an audio system for playback
  • Aluminium unibody case: Roadworthy protection for even the most adventurous musician.

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