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IK Multimedia iRig Mic Cast Ultra-Compact Microphone for iOS/Android Devices

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IK Multimedia
Key Features
  • For Podcasts, Interviews, and Speeches
  • Connects Directly to iOS/Android Device
  • Electret Condenser Microphone Element
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern Reduces Ambience
Achieve enhanced voice clarity for your next podcast, interview, or speech recording with the IK Multimedia iRig Mic Cast, an ultra-compact microphone designed to improve signal quality when used in place of your iOS/Android device's built-in mic. The electret condenser element features a cardioid polar pattern to minimize pickup of off-axis sounds such as room ambience and background noise. Thanks to a front-facing switch, the mic sensitivity can be set to accommodate close-up or distant sources.

Protruding from the pocket-sized enclosure is a 3.5mm TRRS plug, which connects directly to your compatible mobile device. The side-panel 3.5mm jack allows convenient real-time monitoring through your preferred headphones without having to disconnect the iRig Mic Cast from your device. Use the supplied desktop stand to position your iPhone or iPod touch at the optimal angle. The iRig Mic Cast works with regular phone calls, VoIP programs, and the included iRig Recorder and VocaLive apps.
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IK Multimedia iRig Cast Overview

Achieve enhanced voice clarity for your next podcast, interview, or speech recording with the IK Multimedia iRig Mic Cast, an ultra-compact microphone designed to improve signal quality when used in place of your iOS/Android device's built-in mic. The electret condenser element features a cardioid polar pattern to minimize pickup of off-axis sounds such as room ambience and background noise. Thanks to a front-facing switch, the mic sensitivity can be set to accommodate close-up or distant sources.

Protruding from the pocket-sized enclosure is a 3.5mm TRRS plug, which connects directly to your compatible mobile device. The side-panel 3.5mm jack allows convenient real-time monitoring through your preferred headphones without having to disconnect the iRig Mic Cast from your device. Use the supplied desktop stand to position your iPhone or iPod touch at the optimal angle. The iRig Mic Cast works with regular phone calls, VoIP programs, and the included iRig Recorder and VocaLive apps.

3.5mm stereo mini-jack output enables real-time monitoring through your headphones
Selectable sensitivity setting allows sufficient levels to record close-up or distant sources
Adjustable desktop stand for convenient iPhone/iPod touch positioning during recording
Bumper-friendly 3.5mm plug that fits most cases for iPhone or iPod touch
Ultra-compact profile ensures convenient portability
Works with regular phone calls and VoIP (Voice over IP) apps
Includes 2 free apps—iRig Recorder, an easy-to-use voice recording/editing app, and VocaLive, a multi-effects processing app for singers
Free bonus content includes additional mic models for VocaLive (for iPhone/iPad) and Mic Room iOS

IK Multimedia iRig Cast Specs

Key Specs
Element Type
Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern
Cardioid, Unidirectional
On-Board Controls
Gain
Frequency Range
100 Hz to 15 kHz -3 dB
Maximum SPL
110 dB SPL
Analog Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS
Microphone
Primary Applications
Recording to Mobile Device
Form Factor
Mobile Device Mic
Element Type
Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern
Cardioid, Unidirectional
High-Pass Filter
No
Tone Adjustment
No
Indicators
No
On-Board Controls
Gain
Windscreen
No
Performance
Frequency Range
100 Hz to 15 kHz -3 dB
Maximum SPL
110 dB SPL
Connectivity
Analog Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS
Output Connectors (Digital)
No
Headphone Output
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm
Wireless Connectivity
No
Bluetooth
No
Digital Audio
Mobile Device Compatibility
Android Tablet
Android Smartphone
iPhone 3GS, 4, 4s, 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, SE
iPod Touch 3rd Gen., 4th Gen., 5th Gen., 6th Gen.
iPad Mini
iPad Mini 2, 3, 4
iPad Air
iPad Air 2
iPad 3rd Gen., 4th Gen.
iPad 2
iPad
Power
Bus Power
No
Physical
Mounting
Desktop Stand, Direct Connection to Mobile Device (Included)
Included Case
No
Included Filters
No
Dimensions
H: 0.4 x W: 1.2 x L: 1.9" / H: 1 x W: 3 x L: 4.7 cm
Weight
0.5 oz / 15 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.335 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.35 x 5.45 x 1.7"

IK Multimedia iRig Cast Reviews

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Will it work with an iPhone 7 with the headphone ...

Will it work with an iPhone 7 with the headphone adapter?
Asked by: Eduardo
Yes, the iRig Mic Cast, or any iRig which uses an analog audio connection for iOS (TRRS 3.5mm) will be compatible with the iPhone 7 with the Apple Lighting to headset adapter.
Answered by: IK Product Specialist
Date published: 2019-06-28

question

Hi, does it works with android devices (i.e samsung mobiles)?
Asked by: Anonymous
sure does
Answered by: TAYLOR C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Can it be used for calls?
Asked by: Anonymous
It can record calls if your phone is in speaker mode.
Answered by: Philip C.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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