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TASCAM And IK Multimedia Announce T-RACKS PORTA ONE Giveaway

TASCAM and IK Multimedia are pleased to announce a giveaway of the popular TASCAM/IK Multimedia T-RackS PORTA ONE software package from the immensely popular TASCAM Tape Collection.

With just a quick and easy registration, any musician can introduce the classic analog sound of tape from the TASCAM PORTA One to their computer recording setup. The promotion runs from July 20th and concludes August 31st.

The TASCAM Tape Collection delivers ultra-accurate plug-in versions of legendary TASCAM and TEAC tape recorders such as the Porta One, A-3340S, 388, and A-6100 MKII, each meticulously modeled by the IK Multimedia DSP engineering team. 

Utilizing IK Multimedia’s advanced modeling technology, each recorder stage was taken apart, analyzed in depth, and the entire tape recording process was authentically modeled then recreated as a plug-in for all today’s popular DAWs, The reviews and responses to the TASCAM Tape Collection have been excellent and this promotion serves as an opportunity to introduce more recording enthusiasts to the hugely popular sound of analog tape.

The registration process is quick and easy. Those who visit the TASCAM ID portal at https://tascamid.tascam.com/en/customer/account/login to create an account and register one of the eligible products will be rewarded for their efforts. TASCAM will send them a code for a free copy of IK Multimedia T-RackS PORTA ONE software. After receiving the unique code visit the IK Multimedia registration page at https://www.ikmultimedia.com/tascamregistration/to start using the software.

The TASCAM/IK Multimedia T-RackS PORTA ONE giveaway is open to users of numerous TASCAM recording products. These 25 models include: Model 12, Model 16, Model 24, SERIES 8p Dyna, TA-1VP, Portacapture X8, Portacapture X6, DP-006, DP-008EX, DP-03SD, DR-05X, DR-07X, DR-40X, DR-44WL, DR-100MKII, GB-10, MiniSTUDIOS US-32, MiniSTUDIOS US-42, Mixcast 4, SERIES 102i, SERIES 208i, US-16×08, US-1x2HR, US-2x2HR, US-4x4HR.

In addition to the opportunity to acquire one of the four TASCAM Tape Collection products, registration on the TASCAM ID portal carries additional benefits. TASCAM ID is a portal where a TASCAM owner can register their product and then automatically receive not only marketing communications relevant to their interests, but product support communications as well. Communications specifically tailored to their product(s) include:

  • Fireware updates
  • New support video uploads
  • New drivers
  • New product documentation

So don’t delay. The opportunity to enhance one’s recordings with the authentic tonality of analog tape is just a few clicks away on the TASCAM website. https://www.ikmultimedia.com/tascamregistration/

TASCAM ID registration for the products listed are available in countries which are part of North America, South America, and members of the EU including UK, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland. All other countries are limited to registration of the Model 24, Model 16, Model 12, and TA-1VP only.

IK Multimedia Introduces AmpliTube X-GEAR Pedals

IK Multimedia introduces the new AmpliTube X-GEAR pedals. Bring your perfect studio guitar sound onstage with the new AmpliTube X-GEAR pedals. Each boutique pedal features 16 different effects, drawn from the most popular AmpliTube models and all-new reverb and delay algorithms, accompanies by an exclusive virtual X-GEAR version of the exact same effects.

Use the virtual versions with AmpliTube 5 (SE version included) to record and tweak settings and save as presets on the matching X-GEAR pedal. Now you can move between studio and stage seamlessly, with world-class tone you can take anywhere.

AmpliTube X-Gear Overview:

  • Breakthrough software and hardware integration
  • State-of-the-art DSP in a road-worthy anodized aluminum chassis
  • 4 distinct effects pedals: distortion, modulation, delay and reverb
  • Each pedal packs 16 different algorithms and 50 factory presets
  • Includes exclusive virtual X-GEAR versions to use in AmpliTube 5
  • USB port for preset management and use as a recording interface
  • Full MIDI implementation including control over AmpliTube 5
  • Designed and made in Italy for a lifetime of playing and gigging

AmpliTube X-GEAR pedals cover the 4 realms of guitar effects processing. There’s X-Drive distortion and X-Vibe modulation, which offer a range of iconic, must-have analog pedal effects – all recreated with our finest algorithms ever.

Custom-created by the IK team just for these pedals, X-TIME delay and X-SPACE reverb feature cutting-edge, studio grade effects algorithms. All X-GEAR pedals share the same high-performance hardware and pioneering DSP for unsurpassed sound quality.

IK Multimedia Introduces iRig Acoustic Stage

IK Multimedia has introduced the iRig Acoustic Stage. It is the new hi-tech solution for accurately reproducing the full sound of acoustic guitars and other instruments with studio-quality sound live on stage and in the studio.

The combination of its advanced MEMS microphone and hi-quality preamp and DSP processing unit provides – for the first time ever – a break-through solution that offers high-quality natural sound, advanced features, ease of installation, and a convenience never seen before.

The iRig Acoustic Stage is a patented, revolutionary digital microphone system that makes your guitar sound exactly as if it was captured with a classic recording studio setup, giving you full rich studio-quality sound on the stage.

It is a compact acoustic microphone and advanced digital preamplifier and processing unit that recreates a studio microphone set-up providing you with all of the true character and tonal nuance of your acoustic in live playing situations. Simply clip the iRig Acoustic Stage’s microphone to the sound hole, attach it to the iRig Acoustic Stage pre-amplifier processor, then connect the preamp to your amplifier or mixer.

iRig Acoustic Stage also features a “Cancel Feedback” button that gets rid of annoying frequency feedback during performance.


  • Advanced MEMS microphone clips on to sound hole
  • Preamp/DSP unit
  • Dramatically improves your live acoustic sound
  • 1/4” AUX input with volume for piezo, magnetic pickups or other onboard electronics
  • 1/4” Output with level control for amplifier or PA system
  • USB audio out for recording on a computer or mobile device
  • Cancel Feedback with multiple frequency feedback cancelling
  • 6 tone presets
  • Personal instrument calibration
  • Works on any acoustic, acoustic electric or ukelele with round sound hole
  • Phase switch for optimizing dual source sound

IK Multimedia Announces iRig Keys I/O

IK Multimedia announced iRig Keys I/O, the only keyboard controllers with 25 or 49 full-size keys for iOS, Mac and PC to offer built-in high definition audio input/output and a massive software bundle are now available worldwide.

The iRig Keys I/O features a professional 96kHz/24-bit capable audio interface including a Class A preamp with combo input jack for line, instrument or mic input including phantom power, 1/4” balanced stereo outputs and a high quality 1/8” headphone output ideal for use with the latest iPhone. All of this makes iRig Keys I/O the ideal creative tool for studio live use.

Including all the controls users would expect from a premium keyboard, iRig Keys I/O has 8 velocity sensitive multicolored pads and 2 programmable touch-sensitive sliders along with touch sensitive transport buttons and knobs in a ultra-portable package that is a snap to connect and set up.

Both iRig Keys I/O 25 and 49 are the smallest and lightest full sized keys on the market making them the best solution for working in small spaces and for traveling musicians. In addition to running USB power or an optional power supply (that can simultaneously charge an iPhone or iPad), they are the only truly mobile devices that can also work on AA batteries.

Being Apple certified MFi keyboard controllers (“Made for iPhone and iPad”), iRig Keys I/O will work out of the box with all iOS devices with a Lightning port including the latest generation of iPhone. The included USB cable provides a simple connection to Mac and PC computers.

With an unmatched selection of IK software and apps along with Ableton Live 9 Lite, everything needed to make a complete finished creations out of the box is included like the full Sample Tank 3 sound and groove workstation, Syntronik Pro-V vintage synthesizer, T-RackS Deluxe mix and mastering suite and more, as the ultimate production station.

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.