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Focusrite Announces The iTrack Dock Recording Interface
Accessories & Strings

Focusrite Announces The iTrack Dock Recording Interface

Focusrite has introduced the iTrack Dock, a recording interface for the Apple iPad. The device is fitted with dual microphone inputs, two line inputs, an instrument DI, independent stereo monitor and headphone outputs, and a USB port for use with MIDI controllers. The iTrack Dock’s mic pres are the same found in their Scarlett range of USB interfaces and include...

IK Multimedia Introduces iLoud Portable Wireless Speaker
Accessories & Strings

IK Multimedia Introduces iLoud Portable Wireless Speaker

IK Multimedia has expanded their series of musical mobile accessories with the iLoud portable wireless speaker. The battery-operated monitor supports Bluetooth for wireless audio as well as an 1/8″ input for MP3 players and a 1/4″ input for instruments. Rated at 40 watts, the iLoud features a a time-aligned 2-way system with neodymium loudspeakers, tuned bass-reflex, and DSP processing. The...

IK Multimedia Now Shipping iRig BlueBoard Wireless MIDI Pedalboard
Pedals & Effects

IK Multimedia Now Shipping iRig BlueBoard Wireless MIDI Pedalboard

IK Multimedia has introduced the iRig BlueBoard, a wireless MIDI pedalboard for use with iOS and Mac devices. Using Bluetooth 4.0, the pedalboard transmits MIDI messages to control parameters in apps and software such as stompboxes in AmpliTube and Garageband. The iRig BlueBoard has four backlit footswitches with two optional external device inputs that allow for use of expression pedals...

IK Multimedia Announces iRig PRO Audio/MIDI Mobile Interface
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IK Multimedia Announces iRig PRO Audio/MIDI Mobile Interface

IK Multimedia has announced the latest in their mobile musical interfaces, called the iRig PRO. The compact device allows for connecting audio and MIDI to your iPhone, iPad, or Mac with a combo XLR/1/4? input for connecting microphones, basses or guitars as well as inputs for MIDI controllers. The iRig PRO sports a single Gain knob and a low-noise preamp...

Traveler Guitar Introduces MI-10 Mobile Interface
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Traveler Guitar Introduces MI-10 Mobile Interface

Traveler Guitar has gotten into the mobile interface market with the MI-10, a device that connects your bass or guitar to your iOS device. Once connected, you can use your mobile device as a tuner, effects unit, recorder, and more by using various apps. The MI-10 has a 1/4? input for your bass and a 1/8? TRRS stereo plug for...

IK Multimedia Now Shipping iKlip Studio
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IK Multimedia Now Shipping iKlip Studio

IK Multimedia is now shipping the iKlip Studio, an iPad desktop studio stand designed specifically for musicians. Built using a lightweight, durable thermoplastic material, the new stand holds your iPad in horizontal or vertical positions while its rubber foot pads prevent sliding. Slots in the housing allow for easy port access and cable organization. A detachable bracket is also included...

Digitech Unveils iStomp Configurable Stompbox
Pedals & Effects

Digitech Unveils iStomp Configurable Stompbox

Digitech has released the iStomp, a configurable stompbox pedal that can be changed to different effects. Different effects ranging from reverb to distortion can be downloaded from the new Digitech Stomp Shop and can then be loaded into the iStomp via an iPod Touch, iPhone, or iPad and a proprietary cable. All effects processing takes place in the actual stompbox,...

IK Multimedia to Introduce iRig STOMP at NAMM Show
Accessories & Strings

IK Multimedia to Introduce iRig STOMP at NAMM Show

IK Multimedia will be showing off their new iRig STOMP at NAMM, which the company says is the first stompbox interface for iOS devices. Based on the Amplitube iRig, the interface is compatible with any iOS instrument app and can be used inline with other effects or sent direct to a PA system. The iRig STOMP features an aluminum-cast housing...

Line 6 Releases Mobile POD Software and Mobile In Hardware for iOS Devices
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Line 6 Releases Mobile POD Software and Mobile In Hardware for iOS Devices

Line 6 has expanded their line of amp modeling devices to include a new iOS adaptor and corresponding software. Mobile In is a digital input adaptor allowing bassists and guitarists to plug their instruments into their iPhone or iPad. Adding the company’s new Mobile POD software to the mix transforms the pair into a multi-effects device offering tweakable tones effects...

iRiffPort: A Look at the Digital Instrument Interface for iOS
Apps

iRiffPort: A Look at the Digital Instrument Interface for iOS

So far, I’ve focused in on mostly iOS apps in this space, but this time around, I’m going to focus in on hardware that works with many of these apps. I recently tried out the new iRiffPort by PocketLabWorks, which is a digital instrument interface in conjunction with the PocketGK app. For starters, PocketLabWorks got things right by making it...