IK Multimedia’s iRig 2, winner of the Best in CES 2015 award, is now available. iRig 2 is the new and improved version of the iRig guitar interface. It has powerful sound and streamlined convenience, and it packs essential new features like versatile gain control, a ¼-inch amplifier output and Android compatibility into its sleek pocketable enclosure. Now, everyone can plug in their guitar or bass to enjoy great tone on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or Android device—with the release of iRig 2, the world’s most popular guitar interface is better than before.

Got an Android smartphone or tablet? Great! iRig 2’s 1/8-inch output connector is compatible with many popular Android devices produced by manufacturers like Samsung, LG, Motorola, HTC and more—any device with an 1/8-inch input that supports the CTIA/AHJ wiring standard works with iRig 2.

Additionally, users with Android devices that support Samsung Professional Audio can enjoy AmpliTube for Android, a special version of the popular multi-effects processor that brings a full spread of meticulously modeled virtual gear to the Android platform.

If you loved iRig’s versatility, you’ll love what iRig 2 brings to the table. Its new ¼-inch output jack lets you use iRig 2 with an amplifier as a part of your live rig without the use of an adaptor.

This opens up a whole world of opportunities when paired with AmpliTube, IK’s powerful guitar and bass multi-effects processor. It provides you with a vast library of meticulously modeled virtual stompbox effects, amplifiers and other gear that you can use as a part of your physical rig when you’re jamming with friends, at a practice session, in the recording studio or performing live. Or, if you want to be discreet, plug your headphones into the included 1/8-inch headphone output. iRig 2 also features a switch that lets you select between a processed signal and a clean “hru” input signal. This means you can also use your mobile device as a tuner, recorder or other tool while preserving the purity of a 100-percent analog signal path.

iRig 2 is there to help you make your practice and performance sessions as easy as possible. It comes with a microphone stand mount and Velcro strip that allow you to easy attach it for performance alongside other convenient tools, such as IK’s iKlip range of mic supports for all sizes of smartphones and tablets.

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