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Thursday, May 17, 2012

iRig Pre - a pre-amp for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch!

The iRig PRE is the ultimate solution for connecting any type of microphone – from regular stage microphones to expensive studio models – to any iPhone, iPod touch or iPad providing access to the widest range of recording applications.

iRig PRE is a high-quality microphone preamp designed specifically for iOS devices that allows musicians to use their favorite high-quality stage or studio mics with their iOS device. The microphone plugs directly into the standard XLR connector of iRig PRE with no need for extra cables or adapters.

Its adjustable thumbwheel gain control allows the user to easily make precise level settings. The onboard 9V battery provides the necessary voltage for phantom-powered studio condenser microphones for at least 15 hours of continuous use.

The 3.5mm (1/8”) standard stereo headphone output allows monitoring while recording. The lightweight housing sports a convenient cable for iOS device connection and also includes a Velcro strip slot for easy mounting on a mic stand or other stage locations. Like all other IK Multimedia microphones, it includes 2 free apps: iRig Recorder (an easy-to-use recording/editing app) and VocaLive (an effects processing app for singers).

The iRig Pre connects to your iOS device using the headphone jack, so it relies on your device's A/D converter.  Battery life is approximately 40 hours with dynamic microphones and 15 hours with phantom powered condenser studio microphones.

Check out our complete list of iOS accessories!

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