“With the continuing impact of mobile devices on the music world, we've raised the bar for portable recording interfaces that help musicians and producers work whenever and wherever inspiration strikes,” says Ethan Opelt, Audio Line Manager at Griffin Technology. “StudioConnect HD is an intuitive, streamlined product that encourages creativity.”
StudioConnect HD, $199.99, is an all-in-one, high definition audio interface for multi-track recording, the only device of its kind that records multiple tracks simultaneously to iOS or Mac OS X. Constructed of rugged, weighted metal, StudioConnect HD also serves as a stable charging platform. StudioConnect HD is compatible with both Lightning and 30-pin iPad models and includes a Type A USB cable for connecting to a computer running Mac OS X. StudioConnect HD accommodates Core Audio recording apps for iPad, along with Mac OS X based Digital Audio Workstations, and works great with:
● Auria (iOS)
● GarageBand (iOS and OS X)
● Logic Pro X (OS X)
● JamUp / BIAS (iOS)
Designed by pro audio engineers for serious musicians and producers, StudioConnect HD provides great sounding plug-and-play convenience for microphones, guitars, basses and keyboards in one compact device. Features include:
● Two ¼”/XLR combo inputs with individual Gain control, Pad switch, 48v Phantom Power and Signal/Clip LED indicator
● USB MIDI and 5-pin MIDI support
● TRS 1/4” balanced out for monitors
● Dedicated Monitor and Headphones volume controls
● Compatibility with iOS (30 pin & Lightning) and OS X (USB)
● Conveniently holds and charges iPad
Along side the StudioConnect HD, Griffin also introduced the new Guitar Sidekick, which lets guitarists, bassists and other instrument players to mount their smartphone media players on their instruments.
The StudioConnect HD will be available for $199.99 in Fall 2014. The Guitar Sidekick will be available in March for $19.99.