Jump to content
  • Sign in to follow this  

    IK Multimedia iRig® Pro Duo I/O mobile 2-channel audio/MIDI interface adds dedicated Windows drivers and more


    Nyhetsroboten

    March 5, 2020 - IK Multimedia's iRig® Pro Duo I/O, an ultra-compact, 2-channel audio/MIDI interface that enables high quality music and audio recording on the go, is now available. It's a highly portable mobile interface for use with iPhone, iPad, Android devices, Mac and Windows, and it now offers greater universal compatibility with the inclusion of dedicated ASIO drivers that deliver low latency performance for Windows users.

    irig_1.thumb.png.15fabf395e57b62cde5e18a3865e9da7.png

    iRig Pro Duo I/O is a sequel to IK's well-known iRig Pro Duo, and like its predecessor, was designed for musicians, podcasters and other content creators. It can accommodate a variety of input sources including microphones, MIDI controllers, line-level and high-impedance instruments such as guitars, basses and keyboards, and more. It also offers full MIDI capabilities.

    New features include updated mic preamps with increased gain, an included USB-C cable to connect with the latest devices, and refined volume controls with level indicators for more convenient workflow. In addition, a new rubberised finish offers protection from the rigours of the road.

    irig_2_red.thumb.jpg.7c673f12da27c06cdf6424621f755eae.jpg

    Recording capabilities
    Two analog combo inputs (¼"/XLR) enable connection and simultaneous recording with any combination of dynamic and condenser microphones and instruments (line level or Hi-Z). They are complemented by Class-A preamps, adjustable gain and true 48V phantom power. Individual channel input gain controls let users dial in the perfect amount of input signal for their recording.

    iRig Pro Duo I/O can also be used as a MIDI interface via MIDI IN/OUT connectors and included breakout cables. Additional connections include two balanced ¼" outputs and headphone output.

    A direct monitor switch provides latency-free monitoring of direct incoming signals for use with video or streaming apps. Users can also monitor the processed signal returning from their device when recording music or using audio processing apps.

    irig_3.thumb.png.92ae571fefe989a0e9be7f3217ecf5a2.png

    Out-of-the-box performance
    iRig Pro Duo I/O runs on USB bus power or 2 AA batteries (or optional PSU), and includes Lightning, USB-A and USB-C cables to work with any device right out of the box.

    Although compatible with any app designed for high-quality digital audio input for recording or creation, iRig Pro Duo I/O comes with free access to over $/€500 of IK software, apps, and in-app material, making it an all-in-one package with everything needed to record, edit, and share great music, podcasts, interviews and more.

    Pricing and availability
    iRig Pro DUO I/O is available for $/€199.99* from the IK Multimedia online store and from IK authorized dealers worldwide.

    * All prices excluding taxes

    For more information, please visit www.ikmultimedia.com/irigproduoio

    To see iRig Pro Duo I/O in action, visit: www.ikmultimedia.com/irigproduoio/video

    (VIDEO) iRig Pro Duo I/O - Make the world your studio

    Sign in to follow this  


    User Feedback

    Recommended Comments

    There are no comments to display.



    Join the conversation

    You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

    Guest
    Add a comment...

    ×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

      Only 75 emoji are allowed.

    ×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

    ×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

    ×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Similar Content

    • By Nyhetsroboten
      NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA: launched last year to widespread critical acclaim at The 2019 NAMM Show, Synclavier Digital is proud to announce continued advancement of Synclavier Go! — its innovative iPad instrument app directly descended from the codebase of New England Digital’s seminal Synclavier® II Digital Synthesizer, spearheaded by original co-inventor Cameron Warner Jones as a faithful recreation of the high-flying hit-making mega machine — at an even more pocket-friendly price for Version 1.30 (with welcomed AUv3 client capability, Soundfile support, and more), available as of March 12…
      “Part of my decision to embark on development of an iPad version was to introduce my instrument to a wider audience,” asserts Cameron Warner Jones, justifying faithfully recreating the seriously-priced seminal Synclavier® II Digital Synthesizer secured by a privileged few — forever stamping its influence on music technology throughout a lengthy lifespan, ever evolving from its early Eighties entrance to an enforced exit as the cutting edge eventually became more mainstream — at a much more pocket-friendly price on Apple’s all-conquering tablet computer. Continues Cameron Warner Jones: “In this vein, we have decided to drop the price to $19.99 USD for the time being. We want as many people as possible to be given the opportunity to own a world-class instrument. If we can inspire the next Stevie Wonder or Suzanne Ciani, we have achieved our aim. And if there are price concerns with Synclavier Go! then we hope that this $10.00 USD reduction will mean more young, aspiring musicians will now have access to this professional music-making tool.”

      That said, Synclavier Go! is ever evolving — just like the trailblazing Synclavier® II Digital Synthesizer from which it directly descends. November 2019 saw Synclavier Digital duly adding multi-track MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) functionality and MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression) support to its innovative iPad instrument app. As such, many factory presets simply sound better by making use of the extra expression provided by the likes of ROLI’s multi-award- winning, next-generation Seaboard RISE MIDI controller or Roger Linn Design’s LinnStrument expressive MIDI controller. Come to think of it, the sheer quantity and quality of factory presets available as part of the Synclavier Go! app almost beggars belief, with over 1,000 diverse and emotional Timbres from over four decades of cutting-edge sound design quite literally at anyone’s fingertips!
      Further advancement of Synclavier Go! comes courtesy of adding AUv3 client capability to Version 1.30 — truly a game-changer! It is now possible to load an iPad-compatible DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) — such as Apple’s own GarageBand, Blip Interactive’s NanoStudio 2, or Steinberg’s Cubasis 3 — and insert multiple instances of Synclavier Go! as AUv3 clients, making it a much more appealing app in itself. Ultimately, users can play and record Synclavier Go!, mix it with other instruments, add inline effects, swap sounds in and out of the mix, and modify compositions with ease... and all from within a single app. All settings are recalled when saving a project in the DAW and loading it up again at a later date. It is an amazing environment to work in — far from being bogged down in the same way that weighty Mac- or PC-based DAWs often are. And, of course, it is more cost effective — so much so that maybe the ‘Twenties’ will be the decade which will witness a hit record realised on little more than an iPad and a MIDI keyboard.
      “Synclavier Go! was already a very capable app, but by adding the ability to load Soundfiles to Partials it’s hard to imagine that there can be a more capable digital synthesizer on any platform — be it a computer plug-in or hardware device, let alone an iPad.” So says Synclavier Digital Marketing Manager Craig Phillips, proudly introducing another standout Synclavier Go! feature that is new to Version 1.30, before adding: “And with the added portability and price point of an iPad application, it’s simply stunning!”
      Synclavier Go!’s interface is necessarily deep with a steep learning curve by association. And yet once climbed it is highly rewarding. Readily going against the grain of today’s loop-based soundalikes, skilled operators of Synclavier Go! can creatively manipulate existing Timbre presets to quickly create new ones. On that very note, samples — Soundfiles in original ‘Synclavier-speak’ — can now be mixed into a Timbre to add richness and excitement to any sound. Samples can be loaded by Synclavier Go! users through iCloud with support for many formats, including AAC, ALAC, CAF, FLAC, and MP3 at various bit-depths and sample rates. Ready to go is a carefully curated collection of 116 original New England Digital-era Soundfiles in studio-quality 24-bit/48kHz lossless format, alongside a new Featured Timbre Artists library by sound designers Indie Moon, two Parisian singers specialising in melodic modern synth-pop as huge fans of Eighties electronic music.
      Meanwhile, many of the same features available to Synclavier Go!’s additive synthesis sounds are available when working with Soundfiles — such as FM modulation, Tremolo, Vibrato, and Chorus — so sound design possibilities are seemingly endless as a result! Enhancing Eighties-era Synclavier® offerings with world-beating Soundfile capabilities could cost owners some serious money, so it is testament to the primitive computing power of the time that the necessarily lean algorithms used to process those samples still sound stellar. Indeed, it is those same algorithms at the heart of Synclavier Go! that lend the innovative iPad instrument app audacious power. Put it this way: the number of voices that can be played simultaneously more than adequately exceeds the amount of fingers that can play (or touch) the keyboard at any given time. This still holds true with Timbres that are fully loaded with Soundfiles and replete with effects! Splitting Soundfiles across keyboard ranges permit poly-sampled instrument usage to achieve more realistic-sounding results, while dynamic envelopes can also be applied, for instance, to set louder samples to greater keyboard pressures — perfect for working with today’s traction-gaining MPE control surfaces.
      So, while Synclavier Go! was already impressive in its previous incarnation (including InterApp and InterDevice audio support, AudioBus 3 and Ableton Link support, and — most recently — multi-track MIDI functionality and MPE support), thanks to the timely introduction of Version 1.30, seminal Synclavier® II Digital Synthesizer co-inventor Cameron Warner Jones’ ‘Twenties’ instrument’s introduction to a wider audience clearly continues to march to the beat of its own drum... do they need to know that the ominous gongs opening Michael Jackson’s 1983 chart-topping ‘Beat It’ introduced the wider world to a stunning Synclavier® II Digital Synthesizer preset in all its ear-opening glory? Not necessarily. After all, should a hit record end up being realised on little more than an iPad and a MIDI keyboard anytime soon then it is likely to sound very different to those made with a little help from the original high-flying hit-making mega machine — more than likely musically no less impressive if skilled operation of Synclavier Go! is involved, and at a fraction of the purchase price of the seminal Synclavier® II Digital Synthesizer secured by a privileged few back in its hardware-happy heyday!
      Version 1.30 of Synclavier Go! is available for free to existing owners, otherwise it can be purchased and directly downloaded from the App Store priced at $19.99 USD (Tier 20) from here: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/synclavier-go/id1378108734
      For more in-depth information, please visit the dedicated Synclavier Go! webpage here: https://www.synclavier.com/synclaviergo/
    • By Hasse Nilsson
      En oumbärlig verktygslåda för den mobile musikanten och producenten. Det är vad Kymaticas Aum har att erbjuda dig som har en iPad eller iPhone.
      Den i Sverige utvecklade appen Aum är en veritabel schweizisk armékniv när det gäller ljud och musik på Apples mobila apparater. På håll kan appen se ut om en simpel ljudmixer. Men skenet bedrar.
      Aum är mer som en kopplingscentral mellan instrument, effekter och inspelningsprogram i din iPad eller iPhone. Och det kan verkligen behövas.
      Utbudet av instrument och effekter är enormt. Tack och lov är prisläget för ljudappar ett par snäpp lägre än för pluggar till ditt inspelningsprogram i datorn, så det går att testa sig fram utan bli ruinerad på kuppen. Vissa appar är till och med helt och hållet gratis.
      I dagsläget har Aum stöd för Inter-app Audio, virtuell midi, Audio Unit v3-pluggar, Audiobus, Audioshare, Ableton Link, virtuell midi och ljudfilsuppspelning. Kanske fikonspråk för dig som är ny när det gäller musikskapande på iOS, men ju fler tekniker som stöds, desto bättre, eller hur?
      Aum kan även synkronisera appar med extern hårdvara, som traditionella synthar och trummaskiner. Självklart går det att skicka ljud in och ut med Aum via ljudkort och vidare till dator om du har sådan hårdvara tillgänglig. Så, exempelvis kan ljudet från apparatens mikrofon (eller ansluten mick eller instrument) ta vägen via Aum och sedan spelas in. I mer avancerat användande kan du ha Aum som hjärtat i en ultrakompakt inspelningsstudio för både ljud och midi om du kopplar på ett inspelningsprogram i form en av app, som Garageband eller Cubasis. Men det ska vi kika på en annan gång.
      Nu är det hög tid att testa Aum ihop med en bunt med appar och kolla hur det går till och vad det är som händer. Häng med!  
      1. Skaffa appen
      I Apple nätbutik App Store hittar du appen om du söker på Aum Audio Mixer. Appen kostar 229 kronor och tillhör därmed det lite dyrare segmentet. Men kostar det så smakar det, som bekant. Ladda ned Aum och installera det.


      2. Sätt igång
      När du startar Appen ser du endast ett stort, fett plustecken. Tryck på det så får du en meny när du kan välja mellan Audio, Midi eller Import. Välj Audio. De andra menyvalen gäller om du tänker starta med en midi-app eller en ljudfil, vilket inte är aktuellt just nu.


      3. Välj källa
      Nu ser du Aum:s huvudfönster där, så att säga, all action äger rum. Börja med att välja ljudkälla. Tryck på den övre, största cirkeln som har ett plus inuti sig.


      4. Instrument-format
      I just det är exemplet startar vi med att välja en Audio Unit Extension. Det blir Arturias intrumentplugg iSem, men det går precis lika bra med vilken app som helst som är kompatibel med Aum och således dyker upp bland menyerna. Tänk på att klicka på de tre strecken till höger om cirkeln och lägga till ett keyboard så att du kan spela på tangentbordet på skärmen.


      5. Lägg till effekter
      Den är i princip samma manöver att lägga till en effekt till din instrumentkälla som att addera själva instrumentet. Vi väljer Audio Damage rätt hårda kompressor Rough Rider (som dessutom är gratis). Vill du lägga till fler effekter som en kedja så drar du bara den första cirkeln uppåt så uppenbarar ett nytt plus för en ny effekt och så vidare.


      6. Upprepa processen
      Arturia iSem är en utmärkt basmaskin med arpeggio som synkar med tempot. Nu är det dags för ett beat och vi bestämmer oss för den utmärkta trummaskinspluggen Elastic Drums från Og Sus. För lite extra krydda adderar vi även Bram Bos fm-synth Ruismaker. Spara din session genom att trycka på de tre lodräta strecken upp i högra hörnet och döp din första Aum-patch.


      7. Jamma!
      Om du trycker på respektive ljudkällas cirkel får du upp apparnas gränssnitt precis som öppnat dem som vanligt, utan Aum. Välj rätt syntljud, trumpattern och så vidare. När du trycker på play-knappen uppe i den vänstra hörnet startar apparna och sequencer-klockor synkar.
       

       
      8. Spela in
      När du fått till något som du kan leva med så är det dags att spela in. Tryck på rec-knapparna till vänster om utgångscirklarna längst ned i huvudfönstret. Spela in så långt som du vill. När trycker på stopp så ligger dina olika kanaler som separata filer i filmenyn upp i det högra hörnet. Ljudfilerna heter samma sak om det du döpt hela projektet till men med tillägg för kanal, datum och tid.

       
      Mer om Aum (och flera andra av företagets produkter):
      http://kymatica.com/
      Mer om iOS/iPhone/iPad
      www.apple.se
    • By Pestbarn
      Har börjat nosa på möjligheten att använda en iPad till att både skapa samt använda till bandets liveframträdanden. Jag använder i dagsläget en extremt simpel setup med en Korg X5D kopplat direkt till ett Behringer Xenyx 802, men både de inbyggda ljuden i X5D samt kontrollerna är kort sagt otillräckliga.
      På vår senaste turné lirade jag på en lånad Korg Kronos 61 - fantastisk maskin på alla sätt! Denna passade alla mina behov för live, men eftersom jag inte har 30 000 att lägga på utrustning söker jag ett alternativt sätt.
      Det jag söker är tips och råd kring utrustning som, om möjligt, fyller nedanstående krav - med utgångspunkt just kring iPad, då det verkar vara en smidig lösning:
      Midi-controller med 61 tangenter, funkar t.ex. en Nektar Impact iX 61 eller Alesis V61?
      iOS-mjukvara - krav på smidig setlist-vy (som den inbyggda i Kronos 61), men även för att skapa egna ljud
      Ljudkort - behövs det, och isåfall när?
      Bör vara kompatibelt med Cubase
      Har läst om Camera Connection Kit, är det fortfarande standarden?
      iPad - vilken modell rekommenderas?

      Jag är helt färsk i detta ämne, så alla tips och rekommendationer uppskattas!
  • Ämnen från forumet

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.