IK Multimedia announces iRig Pro I/O, Mobile Audio/Midi Interface For iOS, Mac, Pc And Android Devices

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IK Multimedia just announced iRig Pro I/O, the successor to its highly popular iRig Pro (see our iRig Pro review), the personal mobile audio/MIDI interface for iPhone, iPad, Mac, PC and Android devices.

iRig Pro I/O (basically the little brother of the iRig Pro DUO) is a simple “plug and play” interface that lets musicians hook up all of their gear – guitars, basses, studio mics, vocal mics, keyboards and more – to their mobile devices or computers and record 24-bit/96kHz pro-quality audio and MIDI tracks anywhere, anytime.

iRig Pro I/O features a high quality 1/8″ headphone/line out with level control for use with the latest Apple devices like the iPhone 7 to connect to headphones, mixers, or powered monitor speakers in an ultra-compact enclosure that fits in a pocket and can be carried anywhere.

24-bit, 96kHz Professional audio
At its core, iRig Pro I/O is professional audio interface – it gives players the ability to record 24-bit audio at up to 96kHz sample rate. This high-resolution ultra-compact interface rivals traditional desktop interfaces and provides stunning audio quality anywhere.

The iRig Pro I/O preamp features a marked precision input gain control to adapt to a wide array of input signals giving it a tremendous amount of flexibility in a super-compact design. iRig Pro I/O features a multi-colour LED indicator for visually optimising the input gain level and monitoring of the input signal to prevent clipping.

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MIDI In/Out
iRig Pro I/O includes MIDI input and output ports to add connectivity with MIDI keyboards, controllers, synths, sound modules and more to record MIDI tracks, control virtual instruments, use control surfaces, connect outboard sound modules and more. The multi-colour LEDs on iRig Pro I/O provide a visual of MIDI in/out activity.

1/8″ Headphone/Line out
For real-time monitoring on the go with the latest iPhones, iPads and computers, iRig Pro I/O features a high quality 1/8″ headphone/line output with level control. Users can hook up their headphones, connect to a mixer, or hook up a set of powered monitors like iLoud Micro Monitor. Either way, the headphone/line output delivers pristine, crystal-clear audio for ultra-accurate representation of the audio program.

Combo XLR/¼” Input
iRig Pro I/O features a Neutrik™ XLR/¼” combo input that lets users plug in all their gear – from dynamic, condenser or ribbon microphones to unbalanced Hi-Z or line level instruments like guitars, basses and more. iRig Pro I/O features a switchable 48V phantom power feature for powering condenser or active ribbon microphones. With the adjustable input gain control, users can easily recall and replicate the input gain setting for their instruments, and the multi-colour LED provides a visual monitor of the input signal gain setting.

Battery, USB or DC Power with device charging function
iRig Pro I/O can operate with its onboard 2 x AA batteries (which are actually included, hot damn!) when connected to an iPhone/iPad, or on USB power when used with a Mac or PC. iRig Pro I/O also features a new DC in port that, when used with its dedicated power supply unit, will charge a connected iPhone or iPad while in use for unlimited playing or recording time, on stage and in the studio.

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Over $/€500 worth of software and apps
iRig Pro I/O is the complete music production interface and provides amazing tools to make inspired music thanks to $/€543 MSRP worth of included IK software. Users get full versions of IK’s award-winning titles like AmpliTube 4, AmpliTube for iPhone and iPad, SampleTank 3 SE and T-RackS Deluxe with Mic Room.

Pricing and availability
iRig Pro I/O will be available in April 2017, from the IK Multimedia online store and IK authorised dealers worldwide for an astonishing low price of only $/€149.99 (excluding taxes). In addition to the amazing bundle of included software, iRig Pro I/O comes with 2 x AA batteries, Mini-DIN to USB and Mini-DIN to Lightning cables, and two 5-Pin MIDI to 2.5mm cables for connection to standard MIDI gear.

For more information, please visit the iRig product page.

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