Blue Microphones, announced the second generation Mikey - their portable recording solution 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 and enhanced new features.
“Blue is dedicated to providing the highest-quality portable audio on the market and the next generation Mikey is a testament to that standard,” said John Maier, CEO of Blue Microphones.
Like the original, Mikey 2G features two custom-tuned Blue capsules for professional-quality stereo recording capabilities. To accompany its sleek new design, Mikey 2G features an improved acoustic circuit that allows for higher quality recordings of high-volume events, like concerts. The new 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. 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 comes with a soft carrying pouch for convenient protection and portability and is compatible with iPod 5G; iPod Classic, iPod Nano 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G and iPod touch 1G, 2G, 3G.