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IK Multimedia Released Syntronik for iPad



IK Multimedia puts musicians first. This philosophy guides their product development and production processes. They only make products they would use. IK Multimedia has released Syntronik for iPad.

Syntronik, the legendary synth powerhouse with the widest palette of synthesizer sounds for iPad is now available on the App Store. Syntronik for iPad includes 17 amazing synths covering a wide selection from 38 of the most iconic to ultra-rare classic synthesizers and string machines of all time.

This is thanks to a unique combination of the most advanced sampling techniques with a new hybrid synthesis engine, an arsenal of high-quality modeled effects and innovative instrument features that raise the bar for flexibility and sound quality.

The unique synthesis engine in Syntronik for iPad provides ultimate sonic authenticity thanks to its modeled filter selection. Syntronik offers 7 filter types including 4 of the best sounding analog filters of all time: the Moog transistor ladder, Roland’s IR3109 chip, the famous Curtis CEM3320 chip and the Oberheim SEM state variable filter. Plus, all of the filters can be selected within each Synth, enabling users to mix and match them for unique combinations never heard before.

Syntronic is available now for free on the App Store and includes 25 instrument sounds from all 17 synths. Syntronik Full offers 1200 instrument sounds, 200 Multis and 129 arpeggios, available as an in-app purchase for the introductory price of $39.99 through October 31, 2017. Individual synths are also available via in-app purchase for just $9.99 each.


IK Multimedia Announced iRig Mic HD 2



IK Multimedia announced the iRig Mic HD 2, the only handheld, high-definition USB digital microphone for iPhone, iPad, Mac and PC. It is the successor to the highly acclaimed iRig Mic HD, and is now available for pre-order.

The 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.

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 (-3dB) 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.

The iRig Mic HD 2 features a versatile, integrated headphone output with volume control that can be used for monitoring the audio signal during recording or for listening to high-resolution music – including on the iPhone 7. The output can also come in handy for sending the audio signal to an external device like another recorder, a mixer or a PA system.

The iRig Mic HD 2 is designed to work flawlessly with the latest generation of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices 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 traveling or for storage, a mic stand clip and a handy 5/8” to 3/8” thread adapter.

It also comes with downloadable versions of Mac and PC software including:
* Ableton Live Lite
* T-RackS Classic
* Mic Room
* Mic Pack for VocaLive iOS app
* Pro Bundle for iRig Recorder
* Mic Room app


IK Multimedia Launches iKlip A/V



IK Multimedia iKlip GripIK Multimedia has launched the first smartphone broadcast mount for pro-quality audio/video. It is called the iKlip A/V. With iKlip A/V, you can take your best shot, capture your best take and get professional broadcast-ready results with just your smartphone and your favorite microphone. The iKlip A/V is now shipping.

The iKlip A/V gives broadcasters, videographers, and digital storytellers the ability to capture and monitor professional-quality audio for their videos on the go using its integrated high-quality XLR mic preamp with phantom power and built-in wireless receiver support. It also helps deliver a steady picture thanks to its secure smartphone holder and ergonomic handgrip.

It features an integrated microphone preamp with phantom power that lets you use a high-quality external microphone for audio capture. Simply plug your microphone or wireless receiver into the preamp’s XLR input, then plug the 1/8” TRRS cable into your smartphone’s headphone/mic jack. The iKlip A/V provides 48v of power via two AA batteries and also features built-in support for holding the most popular wireless microphone receivers.

The iKlip A/V features a large ergonomic handheld grip and expandable smartphone holding bracket that shares the same technology as IK’s Xpand Mini and the iKlip Grip for ultra-steady shooting. It can securely hold any iPhone, iPod touch, or Android devices with a screen size from 3.5” to 6”. The iKlip A/V can also be attached to a monopod or tripod thanks to the standard female threads on the underside.

The iKlip A/V is available now from photo/video, music, and electronic retailers worldwide, and from the IK online store, for only $/€ 179.99 (excluding taxes). It is now shipping.


Broadcast Audio Anywhere with iRig Mic Lav



IK Multimedia iRig LavIK Multimedia has created the iRig Mic Lav. It lets you broadcast quality audio anywhere, at any time, and on any mobile device. It is designed for people who do web, film, television, or other broadcasting types of recording.

The iRig Mic Lav is a chainable mobile lavalier microphone for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android. It features an omnidirectional condenser capsule for crystal clear audio, on-board headphone monitoring output for monitoring live stream or recording levels, secure mounting clip, generous cable length and durable roadworthy design.

What sets the iRig Mic Lav apart is the ability to use two of them with one device to record two audio sources simultaneously. No additional hardware is needed. The iRig Mic Lav features an 1/8” TRRS output that can be toggled to an input for monitoring or used to connect to a second iRig Mic Lav.

Not all lavalier microphones come with on-board monitoring, but the iRig Mac Lav does. It is the first mobile lavalier microphone to offer this feature. To monitor a dual iRig Mic Lav setup, you just need to set the switch on the second iRig Mic Lav’s jack to “monitor”, and then plug in your headphones.

The iRig Mic Lav is available at the IK online store (or music and electronic retailers worldwide) for the low price of $49.99 (excluding taxes). The iRig Mic Lav 2 Pack, a bundle that comes with two iRig Mic Lavs, is available for preorder for $79.99 and will ship early November.


The iRig Pro DUO Offers True Mobility



iRig Pro DUOIK Multimedia has created something very useful for those who need to quickly record something when inspiration strikes. The iRig Pro DUO can be used anywhere you happen to be.

The iRig Pro DUO offers true mobility. IK Multimedia describes true mobility as: “completely self-contained… unhooked from the grid and free to create anytime and anywhere the inspiration strikes you on any device.” The iRig Pro DUO is compact and easy to carry with you.

The iRig Pro DUO can be powered with two AA batteries. It does not draw any power from a connected iPhone or iPad. When using the included USB or Micro USB to OTG cable connected to a laptop or Android device, iRig Pro DUO can be powered by the attached device or by onboard batteries. When you return to your studio, the iRig Pro DUO can be powered with an additional DC power supply for powering extended recording sessions.

The iRig Pro DUO delivers high-quality 24-bit audio on the go or in the studio with plug-and-play simplicity. It features 2 channels with XLR/TRS combo audio jacks and phantom power that can accommodate everything from high-end condenser microphones to guitars, basses, keyboards, and more. Its crystal-clear ultra-low noise high-headroom preamps ensure that you get professional grade sound everywhere you go.

The iRig Pro DUO comes with every cable you need to connect your iPhone, iPad, Android device, or Mac/PC. You get a Lightning, USB-OTG and USB cables so no matter where you are or what device you have with you, capturing audio is always enabled. It also comes bundled with over $450 worth of software and apps for every platform.


IK Multimedia Announces Firmware Update



IK Multimedia firmware updateIK Multimedia has announced a 96kHZ firmware update for iRig PRO and iRig HD. Users can now get ultra-high quality 24bit/96kHz recording studio sound anytime and everywhere. The update is complementary.

The new firmware update enables high resolution 24-bit/96kHz audio sampling for its iRig PRO and iRig HD mobile audio interfaces. At double the original 24-bit/48kHz sample rate, it makes these ultra-compact mobile interfaces sound even more clean, nuanced, and transparent by offering the utmost in professional recording quality.

Use it anywhere and anytime. Its an ideal feature for professionals and advanced home studio enthusiasts who won’t settle for anything less than the best sound possible. The firmware update is offered at no-cost for all existing iRig HD and iRig PRO users.

To update, existing users just need to log into their user account on the IK Multimedia web site, download the firmware updater for their computer OS and then follow the simple installation instructions. Both the PC and Mac version of the Firmware Updater are available now.

IK Multimedia is also offering a $20 discount on the list price for iRig PRO and iRig HD through the entire month of July of 2015. The iRig PRO is now available for $129.99 and iRig HD is available for $79.99. Both can be purchased from music and electronic retailers worldwide and from the IK Multimedia online store.


IK Multimedia Introduces iKlip Grip



IK Multimedia iKlip GripIK Multimedia introduces iKlip Grip. It is a multifunctional smartphone video stand with Bluetooth shutter control. It is four accessories in one.

The iKlip Grip is a multifunctional video stand with Bluetooth shutter for smartphones, compact video cameras, audio field recorders, and more. It can be used as a desktop tripod, grip handle, monopod or tripod adaptor. It can securely hold any smartphone with a screen size from 3.5” to 6” even when the device is in a protective carrying case.

In addition, iKlip Grip features a standard mounting system for connecting small mobile video cameras like GoPro, compact digital cameras, and stand-mount audio field recorders.

The secret to iKlip Grip lies in its ingeniously secure and expandable holding bracket system. Users can precisely position any smartphone at any angle to capture photos, videos and audio. The iKlip Grip features an expandable spring-loaded soft-touch rubber bracket that provides superior secure holding power.

Repositioning the held smartphone is as simple as expanding the brackets to release the phone, then re-securing it. The iKlip Grip holding bracket features a standard ¼” threaded tripod screw mount so that it can be used with standard tripod as a mobile device adapter.

The base handle of iKlip Grip provides two functions. With its ergonomic hand grip, iKlip Grip fits comfortably into almost any hand to provide a secure and rock-steady way to shoot video on the move on any smartphone, compact video recorder, or field recorder. The base handle is split into three equal sections that can open out to form a secure tripod stand for stationary media capture.

The iKlip Grip also features a pivoting ball-joint attachment system that provides a full 90° range of angle adjustment plus 360° of rotation. The iKlip Grip comes with 17.5”/45cm detachable telescopic extension arm. It gives users an easy way to position their device from 10” to 22” (25 to 55 cm) away – high above the crowd for optimal video and audio recording.


IK Multimedia Brings UltraTuner Guitar Tuning App to Android



UltraTuner for AndroidGigging musicians were living the mobile-gear life long before everyone was walking around with high-powered computers in their pockets. This required many musicians, especially guitarists, to have to tote around a kit full of tools and accessories, with the guitar tuner being paramount among them. But what about those times when you’ve accidentally left the tuner at home? Used to be, if you were lucky, you could borrow one from a bandmate. Or hope that maybe the bass player is actually in tune and you could tune off of his instrument. Those kinds of hassles are a thing of the past thanks to apps like UltraTuner from IK Multimedia.

IK Multimedia has been making products for the mobile musician for years. But those products have been focused on iOS. For the first time, along with its new iRig 2 and iRig HD-A, IK Multimedia is bringing UltraTuner to the Android platform. UltraTuner can be used with one of the above interfaces or it can also be used with your device’s built-in microphone.

UltraTuner features an advanced note-detection engine that delivers accuracy down to +/- 1/100 of a cent, making it ideal for precision tuning and calibration of all instruments from electric guitars to analog synthesizers and beyond. UltraTuner achieves such fine results thru a patented note detection engine that utilizes a proprietary dual-analysis process to deliver frequency readings with incredible accuracy.

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