IK Multimedia has announced that its previously announced iRig Mic HD 2 handheld, high-definition digital microphone for iPhone, iPad, Mac and PC is now available worldwide.
iRig Mic HD 2 is designed to put all the power of high-resolution digital audio into the hands of singers, musicians, interviewers, broadcasters, presenters, podcasters, and vloggers who are looking to capture pristine mobile recordings anywhere with remarkable ease.
iRig Mic HD 2 is the only handheld digital microphone featuring high definition audio quality up to 24-bit/96 kHz, a low noise preamp, a high-quality gold-sputtered electret condenser capsule for exceptional frequency and transient response and an onboard dedicated headphone output with volume control for monitoring.
Offering unparalleled quality and flexibility at an affordable price, iRig Mic HD 2 comes with all the cables and accessories needed for every situation, as well as a convenient table tripod for use during interviews, podcasts or video shooting.
High-quality mobile recording, always on hand
In the studio or on the go, iRig Mic HD 2 is a wide-ranging tool for enhancing the quality of audio content creation with all the convenience of a handheld form factor. iRig Mic HD 2 delivers incredible performance and gives users the ability to record their instruments or vocal performances with 24-bit resolution and sample rates up to 96kHz.
The integrated low-noise preamp provides an optimal gain range while the gold-sputtered condenser capsule ensures clarity and accuracy over a frequency spectrum of 20 Hz – 20 kHz (-3 dB) making sure all the tiniest details of the sound source are faithfully captured in recordings.
Able to withstand a maximum sound pressure of 120dB, iRig Mic HD 2 provides a high level of performance and quality even when recording loud sources while the cardioid pickup pattern will help reject sounds coming from the rear of the microphone.
Built-in headphone out – iPhone ready
iRig Mic HD 2 features a versatile, integrated headphone output with volume control, which makes it compatible with the latest iPhones as well, letting it be used for monitoring the audio signal during recording or for listening to high-resolution music. The output can also be connected to an external device like a mixer or a PA system for sending audio.
Accessories and compatibility
iRig Mic HD 2 is Apple certified MFi hardware (Made for iPhone and iPad) which means it works right out of the box with all iOS devices with a Lightning port, including the latest iPhone as well as with Mac and PC. It comes with a Lightning connector cable, a USB cable and extra accessories like a convenient table tripod, for use during conferences, radio shows, video calls etc., a sleek carrying pouch, for protecting the microphone while travelling or for storage, a mic stand clip and a handy 5/8″ to 3/8″ thread adapter.
Over $/€170 worth of software and apps
iRig Mic HD 2 comes with downloadable versions of Mac and PC software including Ableton® Live Lite™, a Digital Audio Workstation application; T-RackS Classic collection of audio processing plug-ins; and Mic Room, with incredibly realistic virtual models of some of the most desirable microphones of all time. Also included are iOS apps such as the Mic Pack for VocaLive, that adds a collection of virtual microphone models to the real-time vocal effects processing and multitrack recorder app; Pro Bundle for iRig Recorder, which adds indispensable processing like equalization and compression to the pro-audio recording and editing app with video; and Mic Room, the microphone modelling app.
iRig Mic HD 2 is available for $/€129.99 USD/EUR excluding taxes.
More information: IK Multimedia