HIGHLIGHTS Built-in mic • automatically set recording levels • 8 tracks per project • WiFi connectivity • free iOS app • effects include reverb, delay, and amp models • zero latency monitoring • battery powered • two combo jacks, +48V phantom power and Grace Design preamps • automatically synchronizes tracks between software and hardware • export recordings for use in a DAW or upload to iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, and other online storage platforms
TARGET MARKET Songwriters, music instructors, students
ANALYSIS A highly portable way to capture inspiration when it strikes.
HIGHLIGHTS Designed for studio and stage • 2.5-micron ribbon element identical to the one in the R-121 mic • custom transformer • wired to reject electromagnetically induced noise • accepts SPLs up to 160 dB at 1 kHz • 3-layer windscreen reduces proximity effect • includes mic mount, foam-lined aluminum case, and protective cover
TARGET MARKET Pro engineers, home recordists, musicians, schools
ANALYSIS Royer’s entry-level ribbon mic is designed for a wide range of sources, from guitar amps, vocals and brass to drums, bowed strings and piano.
IRIG KEYS I/O
49-and 25-key MIDI controller and audio interface
HIGHLIGHTS 24-bit/96kHz audio resolution • combo input accepts line, instrument, and mic input with Class A preamp and phantom power • balanced stereo output • 3.5mm headphone jack • velocity sensitive pads • touch-sensitive sliders, buttons, and knobs • 2 programmable touch strips • supports iOS devices • Lightning and USB ports • power via USB, AA batteries, or optional PSU • includes software bundle, batteries, DIN-to-USB, Mini-DIN-to-Lightning cable, and a stand for iPhone/iPad
TARGET MARKET Composers and performers
ANALYSIS A low-cost and versatile controller/interface for mobile recording and playing.
VOICES OF THE EMPIRE
HIGHLIGHTS Features samples of vocalist Uyanga Bold, who has toured with Hans Zimmer in The Dark Knight live performances • dozens of Bulgarian, Mongolian, and Western-style, multisampled vocal instruments • two Mongolian legato vocal instruments and one traditional legato instrument • expressive phrases in every key • free to members of the EastWest ComposerCloud or for purchase
TARGET MARKET Composers, sound designers, musicians
ANALYSIS Created for anyone who needs exotic, cinematic vocals for television, film, or game audio.