Apple’s products got another boost to their growing clout in our everyday lives. IK Multimedia has released the new iRig Mic professional electret-condenser microphone which plugs directly to an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad Tablet PC. The iRig Mic is a unidirectional handheld microphone for mobile recording of high-quality vocals and instruments.
IK Multimedia says the iRig Mic features a three level gain switch and VocaLive Free– a real-time direct effects processor app. Bundled software also include iRig Recorder and AmpliTube Free for recording any musical instruments. The iRig Mic will also work with other iOS music apps.
VocaLive Free allows you to add digital audio effects such as Choir Harmony, Pitch Correction, Vocal Doubling and De-esser. The iRig Mic also comes equipped with a dual mini-jack connector so you can do real-time monitoring of your recording via headphones or external speakers.
This iOS microphone can be placed in any regular mic stands and has a 6.5 feet cable for convenience and freedom of movement while you do your recording. The iRig Mic offers both amateurs and professional musicians superb vocal recording for use in music production, podcasting, voice-overs and karaoke-on-the-go.
IK Multimedia says the iRig Mic will ship by the first quarter of 2011. Retail price for it will be $60.