Mikey 2.0 iPod Touch Microphone
Posted on June 23, 2011 in Products
The new and improved Mikey 2.0 iPod Microphone is now compatible with the iPod Touch!!
Unlike other iPod microphones reviewed on this site, the Mikey 2.0 mic uses your iPods standard 30-pin dock connector. Why is this important? While plugged into your dock connector, this microphone leaves your headphone jack open so you can hear the audio while it records! This lets you to hear your high quality stereo recording moment by moment.
Redesigned with a USB port (USB cable sold separately) you can charge your iPhone or iPod Touch while the microphone is still connected.
The Mikey 2.0 microphone also has some of the best technical recording capabilities on the market. According to the maker of the Mikey 2.0, Blue Microphones:
With high quality condenser capsules and Blue’s preamplifier technology, Mikey is able to record sounds that range from barely audible to deafeningly loud without any loss in fidelity. Mikey has three gain settings, allowing you to dynamically adjust the microphone for optimal recording of different audio sources. For loud concerts or scratch tracks, simply slide the sensitivity switch to low-gain for distortion-free recordings.
Technical jargon aside, the Mikey iPod touch microphone was made to record sound high quality sounds, both near and far. It is great for you to record your band practices gig. The whole unit is made for mobility measuring only 2.5 inches by .5 inches.
This microphone can also swivel on the top of you iPod an impressive 230 degrees. The multi-directional function comes in handy to point at yourself or others.
Other notable features include:
- CD-quality audio recording direct to iPod and iPhone
- 7 angle different angle adjustments for any situation
- Clear stereo sounds through 3 different gain settings
- Superior innovative body design
The Mikey 2.0 mic does not need any 3rd party apps to function, however it is compatible with most voice recorder apps. The manufacturer recommends downloading the app Blue FiRe as it can take advantage of Mikey’s stereo recording capabilities.
The Mickey 2.0 iPod Touch Microphone is compatible with most iPod models, including iPod touch (1G, 2G, and 3G), iPod nano (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G), iPod classic, and iPod 5G. It also works with older iPhone models – 3GS and earlier.
DOES NOT WORK WITH IPHONE 4 OR IPAD
If you are looking for a high quality microphone for you iPod Touch the Mikey 2.o mic is for you. Use it to record your band practices, school lectures, important notes to yourself, concerts, dictation and interviews.