Take the guesswork out of desktop recording with Nessie, the first USB microphone that delivers instantly enhanced sound for vocals, instruments, voiceovers and more. Designed to combat the most common pitfalls of recording, Nessie adapts to your performance in real time, utilizing professional studio processing combined with a built-in pop filter and internal shockmount to produce expertly finished sound without the need for additional mixing or editing. Get polished music demos, podcasts, interviews, YouTube broadcasts and more—instantly.
TitleValueBrandBlueHeightN/AwidthNoUSB-inputsN/AoutputsN/ADepthN/AMic CapsuleCustom cardioid condenser capsuleTransducer TypeN/APolar PatternCardioidZero-latency Headphone MonitoringYesOnboard Mute, & Monitoring ControlYesOnboard EffectsYesSample / Word Rate16-bit/48kHzWindows System RequirementsWindows Vista, 7, 8 (or newer)
USB 1.1/2.0 (or newer)
64MB RAM (or better)
Mac System RequirementsMac OSX (10.4.11 or higher)
64 MB RAM (minimum)
FeaturesAdaptive onboard studio processing enhance all recordings
Custom-tuned cardioid condenser capsule
Built-in pop-filter & internal shockmount
Three unique recording modes handle any recording application
Serpentine adjustable head
Zero-latency headphone output
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Whether you are podcasting on the road or recording instruments at a venue, the Apogee MiC Plus USB Microphone for iOS Devices is an excellent choice for pristine sound quality and A to D conversion at up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution. Small enough to carry in your pocket, the MiC Plus uses a high-quality cardioid mic capsule for superior rejection of off-axis sound, and it gives you 46dB of mic preamp gain, with digital control for superb precision. It weighs less than half a pound, and with three-color LED status/input level/Blend mode indication, headphone output Blend control that gives you zero-latency monitoring, and input gain adjustment/mute, the MiC Plus is a well-priced, high-performance portable USB mic for remote applications.
iRig Voice is a fun and colorful handheld vocal microphone that’s optimized to deliver stunning audio quality. It’s the perfect companion for all your favorite karaoke and music creation apps — simply plug it in to your device and start singing. iRig Voice features an ergonomic design for hours of comfortable handheld performance, and its shape fits easily into most standard microphone stand clips for stage use. iRig Voice is optimized for vocal frequency range reproduction, it utilizes a compact cardioid pattern for close voice pickup which minimizes feedback when used with speaker systems. It has an on/off slide switch for quick muting of unwanted sound and an oversized strain relief cable end for durable, consistent performance even during high-energy performances.
iRig Mic Lav gives you the power to record great sounding audio anytime and anywhere. Designed to meet the exacting demands of broadcast professionals, its omnidirectional condenser capsule lets you capture a 30Hz – 16kHz frequency range of crystal-clear audio from all directions. It comes with a foam pop filter to eliminate vocal plosives, wind noises and other unwanted sounds. And like all good lavalier microphones, it comes with a durable mounting clip that you can easy mount on a t-shirt, lapel or other material for dependable and secure hands-free recording. Just clip it on, and you’ll be ready to go.
Connect your RØDE XLR microphone to your iOS device
Take advantage of the studio in your pocket, with the RØDE i-XLR Adaptor. Connecting an XLR microphone to a lightning adaptor so you can record RØDE’s signature crystal clear audio onto your iDevice is just the beginning. The i-XLR also features trimmable, zero latency headphone monitoring, a 3-metre cord and, with the RØDE Reporter App, one-touch recording. Fast, compact, versatile, easily monitored and captured: the i-XLR is a mobile recording essential.
Download the companion iOS RØDE Reporter App
Designed for simplicity, the RØDE Reporter app boasts one-click recording and pause; records broadcast quality in up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution, and longer recordings with optional variable bit-rate compressed formats. All can be shared natively across the iOS platform.
The MV88 iOS digital stereo condenser microphone offers content creators unrivaled convenience and professional-quality audio on the go. Simply plug it into your iPhone, iPad, or iPod and hit record in your favorite audio or video recording app to get life-like stereo recordings. Or, personalize your sound with enhanced control over stereo width, polar patterns, EQ, and more with the free ShurePlus™ MOTIV™ app, which features recording, editing, and the option to share your recordings with the world. Create, capture, and share your way, anywhere.
The MK 4 digital unites the high-resolution sound of a true condenser mic with the simplicity and finesse of digital solutions. The sensitive A/D conversion is provided by high-end Apogee technology. Be it in the rehearsal room or in interviews: The MK 4 digital is easy to handle and can be used with iOS devices and with laptops.
Yeti is the most advanced and versatile multi-pattern USB microphone available anywhere. Combining three capsules and four different pattern settings, Yeti is the ultimate tool for creating amazing recordings, directly to your computer. With all new total whiteout finish, Yeti Whiteout adds style and energy to your recording or broadcasting setup. Now you can capture anything with a clarity and ease unheard of in a USB microphone. Featuring Blue’s innovative triple capsule array, Yeti can record in stereo or your choice of three other unique patterns, including cardioid, omnidirectional, and bidirectional. Utilizing a high quality A-D converter, a built-in headphone amplifier for zero-latency monitoring, and direct controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute, and microphone gain. With no drivers to install, Yeti Whiteout is the most versatile USB mic lighting up the airwaves today.
The RØDE Podcaster is a dynamic, end-address USB microphone that combines broadcast-quality audio with the simplicity of USB connectivity, allowing recording direct to a computer without the need for an additional digital interface.
Including an audiophile quality 18-bit resolution, 48kHz sampling A/D converter, the Podcaster processes all of the analog-to-digital conversion internally, bypassing the computer’s lower quality onboard sound controller altogether.
A headphone output on the microphone body provides zero-latency monitoring, so the user can hear exactly what is being recorded, free of delay or echo.
The Podcaster features an internal pop filter, designed to minimize plosives sounds that can overload the microphone capsule and distort the audio output.
It is fully compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8 and Mac OS X computers, as well as several Linux distributions. The microphone is bus powered and features a status LED to indicate operation.
The Podcaster is ideal for podcasting, vodcasting, YouTube videos, voice recognition software, corporate videos and any production application that requires a simple yet professional voice-over microphone. It is also a convenient demo microphone for musicians and songwriters that prefer the convenience of a USB microphone but don’t want to compromise sound quality.
The smartLav+ is a broadcast-grade wearable microphone designed for use in a wide range of film, television and broadcast scenarios, or wherever broadcast quality audio is required in a discreet, portable format without the complication and expense of additional wireless equipment.
With the smartLav+ the user simply mounts the microphone on the talent, connects it to a smartphone or tablet headset jack and records via the RØDE Rec app for iOS, or any other audio app of their choice.
By employing a professional quality omni-directional condenser capsule the smartLav+ picks up sound equally from all around the microphone, allowing for versatility when mounting and ensuring a high degree of user-friendly operation.
A foam pop shield is supplied to minimize wind noise and vocal plosives (hard ‘b’, ‘t’ and ‘p’ sounds), as well as a durable mounting clip with in-built cable management. Its Kevlar® reinforced cable ensures that you never stretch or snap your microphone under normal usage conditions.
The smartLav+ is compatible with any audio app that accepts input from the headset connection, however, it has been designed to pair perfectly with RØDE’s RØDE Rec app for Apple iOS devices. RØDE Rec turns the user’s iOS device into a fully-featured field recorder, with a wide range of equalization presets to suit various recording situations, in addition to professional editing functions and the ability to publish to SoundCloud and Dropbox direct from the app.
It’s never been easier to get high-quality sound for your voice and computer-based audio recordings. At home, the office—or anywhere for that matter—the Snowball iCE USB microphone delivers audio quality that’s light years ahead of your computer’s built-in microphone. The custom cardioid condenser capsule offers crystal-clear audio for communicating, creating and recording. Snowball iCE is Skype certified so you’re guaranteed to get great-sounding results, and comes ready to go with an adjustable desktop mic stand and USB cable. It even works automatically with your Mac or PC—no drivers required.