[NAMM] IK Multimedia iRig Pre
IK Multimedia presents iRig Pre for connecting a microphone to an iPhone, iPhone touch or iPad providing access to recording applications.
iRig Pre is a microphone preamp designed specifically for iOS devices. The microphone plugs into the standard XLR connector of iRig Pre with no need for extra cables or adapters.
Its adjustable thumbwheel gain control is designed to allow the user to make precise level settings. The onboard 9V battery provides the necessary voltage for phantom-powered studio condenser microphones for an announced 15 hours of continuous use.
The 3.5mm (1/8") standard stereo headphone output allows monitoring while recording.
The housing sports a cable for iOS device connection and also includes a Velcro strip slot for mounting on a mic stand or other stage locations.
Like other IK Multimedia microphones, it includes 2 free apps: iRig Recorder (a recording/editing app) and VocaLive (an effects processing app for singers).
iRig PRE features
- 40 cm (15.75") TRRS cable to connect to any iOS device headset jack
- XLR input connector for microphones
- Gain control
- +48 V phantom power
- Headphone output
- On/Off switch
- Power/Phantom Power provided by 9V battery
- Battery life is approximately 40 hours with dynamic microphones and 15 hours with phantom powered condenser studio microphones
Pricing & Availability
iRig PRE costs only €29.99 (excl. tax) and will be available in early Q2 2012 from electronic and music retailers.
For more information: www.irigpre.com
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