|Blue Microphones announces Spark Digital studio-grade condenser microphone offering both USB and iPad connectivity. to be launched at Winter NAMM 2012, in Anaheim, CA, booth #6824. “Spark Digital is the first studio microphone for the iPad. With both USB and iPad connections and a wide range of available recording apps like GarageBand, Spark Digital is the missing link for achieving truly professional results on the mobile platform,” said Brian Biggott, CTO of Blue Microphones. “Bridging the gap between analog quality and digital portability, Spark Digital completes the true mobile studio.”
Spark Digital features the same condenser capsule and hand-tuned components as the original, analogue Spark. It also delivers the same detailed and uncolored audio found in original Spark, making it suitable for a wide range of situations such as vocals, drums, guitars, piano, speech, location recording and more. In addition, Spark Digital features a zero-latency headphone out for direct monitoring, volume and gain control and instant mute. Spark Digital the Focus control, providing two different sonic options in one microphone. ‘Focus Off’ captures crisp, powerful audio with enhanced low frequency sensitivity for recordings with greater impact and definition, and the ‘Focus On’ captures greater clarity and detail for a tighter, more focused sound.
Spark Digital comes with a proprietary angle-adjustable desk stand with built-in shockmount that allows users to quickly position Spark Digital without any additional mic stands or hardware. For each platform connection (USB and iPad), Spark Digital includes a y-cable with an attached, extended female headphone jack for direct monitoring. Spark Digital is plug-and-play with driverless installation on iPad, iPad 2 and both PC and Mac.
For storing and sharing, Spark Digital also includes an exclusive Cloud Production Bundle with access to production tools for easy organizing, storing and streaming of audio content across the web. Spark Digital includes a 25 GB storage and transfer account for six months.