IK Multimedia iRig Mic Microphone
IK Multimedia iRig Mic is the first handheld, quality condenser microphone for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android devices, designed for all of your mobile sound needs. Now you can make professional audio and vocal recordings anywhere on your iOS or Android smartphone or tablet.
iRig Mic is ideal for the singer, vocalist and songwriter on the move, but also perfect for recording speeches, instruments, performances or other sound sources in the studio, on stage or in the field.
The iRig Mic features a highly unidirectional condenser-electret microphone capsule that provides quality recording in both close mic and long distance mic conditions, and provides real time monitoring with its dual mini-jack connector design. A three-level gain switch makes it instantly adjustable for any sound pressure condition -- from soft speaking to loud playing. Its familiar form is perfect for handheld performance, plus it allows you to mount it on any mic stand leaving your device free for operating your favorite app. Its rugged metal body is road-ready for the mobile musician.
IK Multimedia iRig Mic also comes* with VocaLive free, IK's real time effects processor suite for the singer and vocalist, and AmpliTube free for guitar players and songwriters. The IK Multimedia iRig Mic also works with a multitude of other vocal and audio processing apps for the iOS platform.
- Ideal for all vocal applications from singing to speech
- Great for all types of sound recording or processing in music or any other audio application
- Quality condenser-electret unidirectional capsule
- Dual mini-jack connector allows real-time monitoring on headphones, speakers, mixers, PAs
- Rugged, durable metal housing
- Easy to set-up for any sound source
- Can be handheld or placed on a standard mic stand
- Comes with apps for singers and songwriters
- Can be used with a multitude of other apps
- Check the IK Multimedia site for Android
Works With Your Android Devices
Android device users rejoice! Now you can use the iRig Mic with your Android device and your favorite Android audio apps. iRig Mic is fully compatible with most devices and apps that support and process audio -- apps like Skype, Tune Me, the Booth Rap Studio, Voice Pro just to name a few. No additional software is required, simply plug iRig Mic into your 1/8" (3.5mm) headphone/input jack and launch your favorite app. Also, iRig Mic comes with iRig Recorder FREE for Android, an extremely easy to use intuitive audio capture and processing app.
Ideal for Singers and Vocalists
Singers and vocalists will find the IK Multimedia iRig Mic to be their ideal companion for capturing their voice in high fidelity for real time audio processing during live performances or recording sessions. The IK Multimedia iRig Mic condenser-electret capsule with accurate unidirectional pattern and high-pressure holding ensures high-quality crisp, clean vocal reproduction - even in noisy environments - with no distortion, even with the widest range of volume dynamics.
For All Types of Recording
Musicians will love the versatility of IK Multimedia iRig Mic for recording and accurately reproducing their acoustic instruments, amplified instruments or even their band performances and concerts. Non-musicians will find it an indispensable tool for recording high quality podcasts, speeches, lessons, interviews, video soundtracks or any other source that can be recorded on the go with their mobile device.
Easy to Set-Up and Operate
The three level gain switch (for low, medium and high sound pressure sources) make setting up IK Multimedia iRig Mic a breeze, while its familiar shape allows you to comfortably hold it with one hand or position it on any standard microphone stand. Its mini-jack connector and 2m/6.5 ft. cable make it easy to record any sound source while keeping the iPhone or iPad at a convenient distance for operation of your favorite app.
Real Time Monitoring
The IK Multimedia iRig Mic dual in/out mini-jack connector allows you to monitor your recordings in real time without disconnecting the mic from your from your iPhone/iPod or iPad. It's stereo mini-jack output can be easily connected to traditional headphones and earbuds or line input to mixers, powered speakers, amplifiers and PA systems.
Apps for Singers, Songwriters and Speakers
With millions of installations and constant ranking in the top music apps - IK Multimedia is the leader for professional music creation apps on the iOS platform. 15 years of experience in the professional audio markets has produced three powerful apps for singers and songwriters included* with iRig Mic: VocaLive Free, AmpliTube Free and iRig Recorder Free.
Free VocaLive iOS App: Your Favorite Effects
For singers and vocalists, the VocaLive free iOS app offers for the first time a mobile suite of real-time effects dedicated to live vocal processing. Vocalists can add effects like choir harmonizer, pitch correction, vocal doubler, de-esser and more, together with advanced sing-along and recording features. The included* IK Multimedia AmpliTube free app is the perfect companion for songwriters and features real-time guitar and bass effects, recording and mastering capabilities. The included* IK Multimedia iRig Recorder is the IK Multimedia app for quick audio recording and processing so easy to operate that can be used by everybody, including non musicians.
VocaLive is the first professional practicing, performing and recording vocal processor for the iPhone(r), iPod touch(r) and iPad(r). Singers and songwriters will have a suite of 5 dedicated real-time vocal effects (pitch correction, choir harmonizer, voice doubler, vocal morpher and de-esser) plus 7 effects tailored to vocal processing (reverb, EQ, compressor, delay, envelope filter, chorus, phazer) that can be combined on a 3-processor vocal rig chain. VocaLive also includes dozens of presets to help you get up and running in seconds.
With the VocaLive app you can record (single or multitrack), sing along with your iPod song library (with voice cancel included), and warm up with the included vocal tools giving you the most complete, portable vocal solution.VocaLive can be used with the built-in iPhone microphones, earbuds with the built-in mics, or with IK's iRig Mic. VocaLive is the most portable and powerful vocal processing tool always available at your fingertips on your iPhone.
- Real time vocal processor + recording app
- 3-processor vocal rig chain
- 12 vocal effects
- Single track recorder expandable to full 4 tracks recording studio through in-app purchase
- Import and play up to 50 songs to be used as backing tracks directly from your iPod library or computer
- Sing-along backing tracks with voice cancel feature
- Dozens of presets included with favorites presets for fast recall
- Includes metronome and vocal warm-up tools
- Low-latency for real time vocal processing
- FREE version also available
- VocaLive is available in 2 versions: VocaLive and FREE
Guitar/Bass Amp and Effects Modeling with AmpliTube 2
At the core of the AmpliTube iRig System is AmpliTube - the leader in gear modeling software for professional recording studios. With AmpliTube for iPhone, you'll have an entire guitar/bass rig at your fingertips, comprised of 3 recombinable simultaneous stompbox effects, an amp-head plus cabinet and a microphone. Plus you can capture your ideas quickly by recording your performances with the built-in recorder featuring re-amping capabilities, then share your track by exporting high quality audio files or MP3s.
With AmpliTube for iPhone fully loaded, you will be able to choose between 5 amps (clean, crunch, lead, metal, bass) with full controls, 16 stompbox effects (delay, reverb, fuzz, distortion, overdrive, wah, envelope filter, chorus, flanger, phaser, octave, noise filter, compressor, limiter parametric EQ, six band graphic equalizer ), 5 cabinets and 2 microphones (dynamic and condenser). Plus, AmpliTube for iPhone features a chromatic digital tuner and a metronome. You can also import and play with songs or backing tracks with real time effects, and create, save and recall up to 36 presets on the fly!
- Real time guitar and bass mobile multiFX + recording app
- Full rig with 3 simultaneous stompboxes + amp with effects + cabinet + mic
- 11 Stomps, 5 Amps, 5 Cabinets, 2 Mics expandable with 5 Stomps available through in-app purchase
- Single track recorder, with re-amping, expandable to full 4 tracks recording studio with master effects section through in-app purchase
- Import and play up to 50 songs to be used as backing tracks directly from your iPod library or computer
- Slow down or speed up to tempo (-50% to +200%) of imported songs without affecting their pitch
- 36 presets can be saved/named/recalled on the fly
- Includes tuner/metronome
- Low-latency for real time playing
- FREE and LE versions also available
- AmpliTube for iPhone is available in 3 versions: AmpliTube, FREE and LE.
The FREE version includes 3 stompboxes, 1 amp+cabinet, 2 microphones, single track recorder. The LE version includes 5 stompboxes, 1 amp+cabinet, 2 microphones, single track recorder for $2.99. AmpliTube includes 11 stompboxes, 5 amps+cabinets, 2 microphones, single track recorder for $19.99. More gear can be added through an in-app purchase of a-la-carte models with stompboxes costing $2.99 each and amplifiers+cabinets for $4.99 / [euro]3.99 each. The single track recorder can be expanded to full 4 tracks recording studio with master effects section through in-app purchase for $9.99.
NOTE: iPhone, iPod, iPad, iKlip, iPhone/iPod/iPad earbuds, and stands not included.
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- Microphone Type:
- Polar Pattern:
- Frequency Response:
100 Hz - 15 kHz, -3dB
- Maximum Sound Pressure (set for high sound pressure):
- Maximum Sound Pressure (set for mid sound pressure):
- Maximum Sound Pressure (set for low sound pressure):
3% THD at 120 dB, 1 kHz
- Power and Connection:
works with iPhone/iPod touch/iPad only
- The iRig Mic does not support 1st generation iPod touch models, due to their lack of a mic input.Compatible iOS Devices
iRig Mic is compatible with iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (5th, 4th and 3rd generation), iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad 4th generation, iPad mini, iPad 3rd generation, iPad 2, iPad. iOS 4.3 or later is required.
The iRig adapter does not support 1st generation iPod touch models, due to their lack of a mic input.Compatible Android Devices
To be compatible, the mobile device must be compliant with the CTIA/AHJ wiring standard. As of today, all popular Android devices branded Samsung, LG, Motorola, Google Nexus, HTC, Huawei, Sony, Lenovo, Xiaomi and more, use this standard.Compatible Computers
Most Mac computers from 2008-2013 are compatible with the exception of the Mac Pro line.
There are issues with 2014 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models as well as late 2013 iMac models, making them not compatible.
Aside from the above Mac models, you can check for your Mac compatibility by selecting:
About This Mac > More Info > System Report > Audio
and check that "External Microphone / iPhone headset" is appearing on the list of included features.
- Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
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