Blue Microphones Spark Digital Microphone with Lightning Connector

  • Overview

    Turn your iPad into a true mobile studio with Blue Microphones' Spark Digital mic. It's the first studio condenser microphone to offer both USB and Lightning connectivity, so you can use it with your Mac and your iPad. Spark Digital features the same studio-grade condenser capsule and hand-tuned components as Blue's Spark XLR studio microphone, delivering high-fidelity recording and consistent performance whatever you're trying to capture—vocals, drums, piano, speech, location recording, and more.

    Spark Digital also incorporates a Focus Control, which provides two different sonic options in one mic at the push of a button. A complete setup, the mic includes an adjustable desk stand and built-in shockmount, as well as y-cables with a headphone jack for zero-latency real-time monitoring on your Mac or iPad.

    Highlights

    Blue's legendary studio condenser capsule and electronic components

    Plug 'n play for iPad, Mac, and PC—no drivers needed

    Works with GarageBand and other recording applications

    Headphone jack for zero-latency real-time monitoring

    Focus Control switch offers two sonic signatures in one mic

    Onboard control for volume, gain and instant mute

    LED meter provides visual feedback

    Did you notice?

    Focus Control lets you choose from two different sonic options at the push of a button.

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    Capture studio-quality sound of all kinds on your Mac or iPad anywhere you go.

    What’s in the Box?

    Blue Microphones Spark Digital Microphone

    Y cable for Lightning connection and headphone output

    Y cable for USB connection and headphone output

    Desktop stand

    Soft carry bag

    Tech Specs

    Cable Length: Headphone cable: 3 ft./0.91 m; Signal cables: 9 ft./2.73 m

    Height: 9.57 in./24.3 cm

    Length: 5.08 in./12.9 cm

    Width: 1 in./2.54 cm

    Weight: 1.1 lb./0.5 kg

    System Requirements

    Requirements Operating System: OS X 10.4.11 or later, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, XP Home or Professional

    RAM: 64 MB

    Connection: USB 2.0+

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: BLU0861

    UPC or EAN No.: 836213000861

    Warranty

    Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

    Warranty: One year

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  • 2.5 Average
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    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      LOVE IT!

      I write songs, and I needed a way to put them on my phone and I found this while searching for new speakers to buy, I decided to try it out and loved it! I reco I write songs, and I needed a way to put them on my phone and I found this while searching for new speakers to buy, I decided to try it out and loved it! I recommend this to anyone. :)

      • Written by Sage M from Jackson

      53 of 65 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?LOVE IT!

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Blue Spark Disappointment.

      This was labeled as a studio microphone, which was a more generous statement than Mother Theresa. I should not have to nearly yell for this to pick me up from 1 This was labeled as a studio microphone, which was a more generous statement than Mother Theresa. I should not have to nearly yell for this to pick me up from 1.5-2 inches from my lips at max input and mic settings. The threading on the microphone stand was not done correctly, so the microphone did not go in as expected. Then I realized that the casing of the microphone was not even attached properly, it easily moves up and down and shows exposed electronics at the top and bottom when it does. The sound quality was muted and strange, it did NOT sound clear. I feel infuriated at the cost of this product with SO MANY failures involved. I've had a ten dollar microphone that sounded better and was more receptive than this! I will be returning this product.

      • Written by Michael E from Arab

      5 of 11 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Blue Spark Disappointment.

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Do not buy this to use with a macbook pro and garage band

      This doesn't work with garage band on my mac book pro

      • Written by Lance R from Maudlin

      20 of 56 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Do not buy this to use with a macbook pro and garage band

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Blue Spark Disappointment.

      This was labeled as a studio microphone, which was a more generous statement than Mother Theresa. I should not have to nearly yell for this to pick me up from 1 This was labeled as a studio microphone, which was a more generous statement than Mother Theresa. I should not have to nearly yell for this to pick me up from 1.5-2 inches from my lips at max input and mic settings. The threading on the microphone stand was not done correctly, so the microphone did not go in as expected. Then I realized that the casing of the microphone was not even attached properly, it easily moves up and down and shows exposed electronics at the top and bottom when it does. The sound quality was muted and strange, it did NOT sound clear. I feel infuriated at the cost of this product with SO MANY failures involved. I've had a ten dollar microphone that sounded better and was more receptive than this! I will be returning this product.

      • Written by Michael E from Arab

      5 of 11 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Blue Spark Disappointment.

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Do not buy this to use with a macbook pro and garage band

      This doesn't work with garage band on my mac book pro

      • Written by Lance R from Maudlin

      20 of 56 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Do not buy this to use with a macbook pro and garage band

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      LOVE IT!

      I write songs, and I needed a way to put them on my phone and I found this while searching for new speakers to buy, I decided to try it out and loved it! I reco I write songs, and I needed a way to put them on my phone and I found this while searching for new speakers to buy, I decided to try it out and loved it! I recommend this to anyone. :)

      • Written by Sage M from Jackson

      53 of 65 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?LOVE IT!

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