Blue Microphones updates Mikey microphone for iPods

(Dave Molter | Posted 2010-12-03)

Blue Microphones updates Mikey microphone for iPods

Blue Microphones(www.bluemic.com) announces the second generation Mikey stereo microphone for iPod and iPod touch. Building upon the award-winning audio technology developed for the original Mikey, the second generation portable mic is designed for iPod and iPod touch, featuring improved circuitry for superior recording and enhanced new features.

"The second generation Mikey is a natural next step for Blue as we continue to expand our consumer audio line to include enhanced portable recording," said John Maier, CEO of Blue Microphones," said John Maier, CEO of Blue Microphones. "Blue is dedicated to providing the highest-quality portable audio on the market and the next generation Mikey is a testament to that standard."

Like the original, Mikey 2G features two custom-tuned Blue capsules for professional-quality stereo recording capabilities. To accompany its sleek new design, Mikey features an improved acoustic circuit that allows for higher quality recordings of high-volume events, like concerts. Mikey also now boasts a 3.5mm line-input for direct recording of other sound sources such as a guitar or mixer along with a USB pass-thru connection.

With an updated case design, the second generation Mikey is compatible with most protective cases and now features a 230-degree range of adjustability with seven detent positions for perfect positioning. Additionally, the new Mikey comes with a soft carrying pouch for convenient protection and portability. This second generation Mikey is compatible with iPod 5G; iPod Classic, iPod Nano 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G and iPod touch 1G, 2G, 3G.

To complete the mobile audio experience, Blue introduces Blue FiRe, a free, high-fidelity field recording app for iPhone and iPod touch that is now available from the App Store. Developed in partnership with Audiofile Engineering, the Blue FiRe App is optimized for the second generation Mikey - enabling users to have a complete, high-quality mobile recording experience.

The new Mikey, list price 72 ($96 USD) ex. VAT, will be available at fine pro-audio and consumer electronics retailers. For complete details, visit www.bluemic.com [http://www.bluemic.com].

About Blue Microphones Blue Microphones designs and produces an extensive line of award-winning microphones and recording tools for audio professionals, musicians and consumers. Founded in 1995, and headquartered in Southern California, Blue continues a lengthy tradition of innovative, cutting-edge design and astounding performance, with a range of inspiring recording tools for almost any application. From Blue's flagship recording tool, the Bottle, to our live performance enCORE series, to the first THX-certified, USB mic Yeti, and our new Mikey iPod/iPhone portable recorder, Blue has just the tool to capture your creativity. Check out the complete range of Blue products at www.bluemic.com.From a press release.

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