updated 05:39 pm EDT, Thu July 10, 2014
IK Multimedia launches portable Lightning/USB iRig MIDI 2
IK Multimedia has announced that it is now shipping the iRig MIDI 2, a portable MIDI interface with Lightning and USB connectivity for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as Mac and PC. The device is equipped with three standard-sized female MIDI DIN sockets -- IN, OUT and THRU -- which allow for full MIDI functionality and connectivity with any MIDI-enabled device, such as a keyboard, hardware synthesizer and more. Its two blue LED lights provide monitoring of the MIDI data passing through the In and Out sockets.
The iRig MIDI 2 comes with a full suite of music-creation apps, such as SampleTank Free and iGrand Piano Free for iOS, and SampleTank 3 SE for Mac and PC users. The device works with all MIDI-compatible software. The iRig MIDI 2 is priced at $100, and is available online.
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