At NAMM 2012, Blue Microphones (www.bluemic.com) is debuting Spark Digital, the first studio-grade iPad mic and Mikey Digital iPhone mic and interface.
Blue Microphones introduces Spark Digital, the first studio-grade mic to offer both iPad and USB connectivity. The combination of Spark Digital’s direct connection to iPad, along with numerous available recording apps such as GarageBand, provides the first mobile studio setup for the iPad platform. In addition, Spark Digital offers USB connectivity, delivering studio-quality audio to any computer, laptop or tablet with USB.
An extension of Blue’s renowned analog Spark microphone, Spark Digital delivers the same detailed and uncolored audio, making it ideal for a wide range of sources from vocals to drums to podcasts. In addition, Spark Digital features studio capabilities including zero-latency headphone monitoring, fully adjustable gain control, and mute. Like the analog Spark, Spark Digital also features an innovative Focus control offering two sonic signatures from one mic. MSRP $199.99
Recording music or videos on your iPhone or iPad? Blue Microphones introduces Mikey Digital – plug-and-play external mic for capturing professional-quality audio on iPod touch, iPhone 4/S and iPad with any iOS audio app. Mikey Digital captures stereo recordings with the highest resolution possible on the iOS platform. With a multi-input jack for easy plug-in of other sources such as guitars, instruments, handheld mics, and other sources and a USB pass-thru connection for charging in-use, Mikey Digital becomes the ultimate multifaceted recording interface for a wide range of sources. Now featuring automatic and manual gain, Mikey Digital allows the intelligent gain control to automatically adjust to fluctuating volume levels or manually lock in a sensitivity level in consistent environments. Plug-and-play, Mikey Digital simply connects to the iPhone/iPad dock and is instantly recognized. MSRP $99.99
Blue Microphones will also be showing Tiki –the first USB mic employing advanced DSP that mimics the intelligence of human hearing by focusing on desired sounds, minimizing background noise and knowing when to mute altogether.