IK Multimedia announces iRig HD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

IK Multimedia announces iRig HD
The sequel of the most popular guitar interface of all time for iPhone,
iPad, iPod touch & Mac

January, 2013 ‹ IK Multimedia, the leader in mobile music creation
accessories, is proud to announce iRig® HD the new digital guitar interface
for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac. iRig HD is the next generation of the
immensely popular iRig guitar interface adapter, which, with over half a
million units sold worldwide, has changed the way guitar players make music
on the go.

Elegant design ­ premium transparency
iRig HD is a high-quality digital guitar/bass/instrument interface that
allows users to plug their guitar or bass into their iPhone, iPad, iPod
touch or Mac. It can be used with the AmpliTube range of guitar amps/effects
apps and software or any other real-time processing app/software, like
GarageBand and more. Using AmpliTube, users can play with the sound of their
favorite amplifiers and effects, record their performance and compose entire
songs, everywhere. iRig HD features crystal clear digital signal thanks to
its superior 24 bit converter, an onboard gain control for perfect level
setting, a low power consumption circuit for longer device battery life,
plus an ultra-slim design and interchangeable adapter cables for maximum
portability and universal compatibility. As many other IK accessories, iRig
HD is also made in Italy for the highest possible manufacturing quality.

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Plug-in and play with every device

iRig HD is a simple ³plug in and play² interface featuring a 1Ž4² instrument
input jack, that plugs directly into the digital Lightning or 30-pin
connectors of iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, using one of the included cables.
Players can easily connect iRig HD to any Mac with the included USB cable.
With its ultra-compact design, iRig HD fits easily into any guitar case, gig
back or pocket for true mobility. Supports your favorite mobile music apps

For a complete out of the box playing experience, iRig HD comes with the
AmpliTube Free App (downloaded from the iTunes App Store:
www.itunes.com/appstore) that provides a great sounding ³ready to go²
expandable guitar rig complete with effects pedals, amplifiers, speaker
cabinets and a single track recorder. Players can play, practice and record
anywhere and everywhere on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Plus, AmpliTube
effects, amps and gear selection can be greatly expanded via in-app purchase
with the entire range of AmpliTube apps including AmpliTube, AmpliTube
Fender®, AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix� and AmpliTube Slash.  Guitar and bass
players now have the widest range of amplifiers and effects at their
disposal with over 50 superior sounding mobile gear for jamming and
recording on the go.  Plus, iRig HD can be used with any app that supports
digital audio processing, like GarageBand and many more.

On the road and in the studio

Not only is iRig HD the perfect interface for the guitar and bass players on
the go but can also be used on any Mac to take advantage of the superior
processing power of the Mac platform. Users can download AmpliTube Custom
Shop for free or use it as a standalone amp and effects processing
powerhouse, or with many popular digital audio workstation program (DAW),
such as GarageBand or Logic, as a plug-in for more sophisticated recording
and composition. AmpliTube Custom Shop gives access to hundreds of top
quality amplifiers and effects from world¹s top manufacturers like Fender®,
Ampeg®, Orange® and more that can be purchased a-la-carte for a truly
customizable software rig.

iRig HD at a glance:
High-quality instrument-level 1/4² Hi-Z input jack
Detachable cables for Lighting, 30 pin and USB connector compatibility
Preamp gain control
High-quality low-noise, high-definition preamp
High-quality 24 bit A/D conversion
Powered by the iOS device or USB
Ultra-compact and lightweight
Comes with AmpliTube apps

Price and availability

iRig HD will be shipping in the Spring of 2013 and will be available in
musical instrument and electronic retailers worldwide. Price is to be
announced.

For more information:

www.irighd.com <http://www.irighd.com/>

www.ikmultimedia.com/irighd <http://www.ikmultimedia.com/irighd>

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