Rode i-XY
Stereo XY Microphone for iPhone 4/4S, iPad (3rd Gen & iPad 2)


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The RĂ˜DE i-XY is the ultimate recording microphone for iPhone® or iPad®.  With up to 24-bit/96 kHz* recording and on-board high-fidelity A/D conversion, your iXY recordings are rich, smooth and accurate.
*The RĂ˜DE rec or RĂ˜DE Rec LE app is required for 24-bit/96 kHz quality.

XY Stereo Recording

At the heart of the iXY is a matched pair of 1/2" cardioid condenser capsules, fixed in a perfect 90 degree "mear-coincident" alignment.  This results in immersive and true-to-life stereo recordings, captured in high detail.

Adjustable Input Level

Whether you're recording in a loud or quiet environment, from a concert to a conversation, get a great recording every time with the iXY's continuously adjustable input levels via the RĂ˜DE Rec app.

Low Handling Noise

the iXY features an in-built high pass filter to minimize any handling noise and interference (switchable when using the RĂ˜DE Rec app).

Included Accessories:

  • Foam windshield for outdoor recording
  • Reinforced protective zip case

Designed as the ultimate companion app for the iXY, RĂ˜DE Rec turns your iPhone or iPad into a fully-featured field recorder including encoding at up to 24-bit/96 kHz.  Visit Apple's App Store for more information on the RĂ˜DE Rec app.

The iXY is compatible with the following 30-pin iOS devices:

  • iPhone® 4S, iPhone® 4, iPad® (3rd generation), iPad® 2, iPad®& iPod touch® (4th generation).


  • Music - the iXY is great for capturing music: localgigs, large stadium shows, or as a means to record your band's rehearsals andwriting sessions.
  • Video - Capture high-resolution stereo audio with the iXYmounted atop your camera.  Monitor in real time, or connect the headphoneoutput of your iPhone directly into your camera for high-quality scratch audioto sync in post.
  • Meetings & Lectures - Easily record lectures,business meetings or any dialogue at the touch of a button.  The iXYworks with any audio app, however the RĂ˜DE Rec app provides presets tomaximize dialogue intelligibility giving you fantastic results in almost anyenvironment.
  • Sound Design - Conveniently capture high-resolution soundeffects wherever you go.
  • Reporting - The iXY is a great recording solutionforfield reporters, giving you broaqdcast-quality audio at amoment'snotice.  Use the RĂ˜DE Rec app to edit your recordings on the spotandupload them to SoundCloud or Dropbox.

RĂ˜DE i-XY Features:

  • Record stereo audio at 24-bit, 96kHz
  • Matched pair of 1/2" cardioid condenser capsules
  • Metal casing for enhanced durability and electromagnetic interference immunity
  • Includes windshield, zip case
  • Software-switchable 72Hz high pass filter for reduction of unwanted low frequency noise
  • iXY-30PIN compatible with iPhone 4s and earlier
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