Ever wonder how your favorite recordings seem to leap from the speaker, with vocals that magically float aboveeven a dense background track? That’s compression. HypeMiC features studio-quality analog compression that’seasy to use and brings the magic to your vocals, voice-overs, instruments, percussion, and podcasts - anythingyou record! With HypeMiC and your iPhone or computer, you can make amazing recordings on the go.
Music - Singing
HypeMiC’s unique analog compression enhances vocals like no other microphone. The three compression settings availablein HypeMiC give you a truly balanced and “mixed” recording, reducing the need for extensive processing and mixing. Capturingyour perfect take has never been easier.
HypeMiC brings a new level of smoothness and warmth to acoustic instrument recording. Varying compression levels allow
you to capture the fullest tone of your instrument without compromise. Built for high SPL levels, HypeMiC provides greater
clarity and detail when recording loud acoustic instruments from drums to horns to choirs.
Voice/Audio for Video
Podcasts, Voiceovers, Interviews, YouTube performances, Live streaming & Conference calls
Ideal for live streaming, podcasts and broadcasts, HypeMiC balances audio dynamics for greater clarity resulting in better ‘broadcast ready’ recordings. HypeMiC is compatible with any Mac/PC and iOS app that allows you to select an audio device so you’re never without a pro studio when you are on the go.
HypeMiC is an awesome way to introduce new sounds into your recordings and mixes. You can send audio out ofthe HypeMiC stereo output into a mixer, audio interface and stand-alone recorder to capture the unique and boldsound of HypeMiC’s compression settings.
HypeMiC offers 3 analog compression settings, all accessible from the front panel control knob:
- Shape it (least) The minimal amount of compression, great for shaping the vocals and instruments in your music recordings
- Squeeze it (Medium) Great for podcasts, interviews and streaming when you want to squeeze a little more pop out of your voice
- Smash it (High) Great for voice recording when you really want to smash it for that big broadcast sound.
Try all settings with any source and adjust to your taste. Set your level before you select your compression setting and remember that compression will accentuate any noise that’s around you while you are recording.
Sing Without Delay
The Blend feature lets you listen and record with zero latency Like its cousins, Jam+ and MiC+, HypeMiC also features an ⅛” stereo headphone output and Blend function for zero latency monitoring. The Blend button allows you to easily adjust how much direct signal input (sound going into the microphone) you hear mixed with software playback (sound coming out of your computer), enabling you to dial in the perfect mix.
Listen with More Level
Whether you’re monitoring as you play and record with your favorite app, or streaming audio, the stereo output on HypeMiC dramatically improves the playback quality of your audio. With high resolution sample rates up to 96k and ample headroom, HypeMiC delivers incredible clarity and plenty of volume to your headphones or powered speakers.
It’s a Microphone, Compressor, Preamp & Converter
Four products in one small package HypeMiC combines a microphone, analog compressor, microphone preamp and A/D and D/A converters into one compact device. Apogee has carefully designed each part of HypeMiC to deliver the highest quality signal possible with the lowest noise.
With a carry case, custom pop filter and premium desktop tripod, HypeMiC comes with everything you need to make amazing recordings on the go.
|Mac||OS 10.9 or later, Intel processor |
2 GB of RAM minimum
USB port on computer
|Windows||10 or later |
ASIO4ALL driver (required for professional applications only)
Intel/AMD x86-64 processor
4GB of RAM minimum
USB port on computer
|iOS||iOS 9 or later |
iPhone XS Max - iPhone 5
iPad Pro 10.5-inch - iPad (4th generation)
iPod touch (6th generation) - iPod touch (5th generation)
|In the Box|| Apogee HypeMiC |
Microphone stand adapter
Micro-USB to USB-C cable
Micro-USB to USB-A cable
Micro B-to-Lightning cable
Quick start guide
|Product Dimensions||Length: 4.88” (124 mm) |
Width: 1.5” (38 mm)
Depth: 1.5” (38 mm)
Weight: 0.45 lbs (0.20 kg)
"I suppose it’s really a matter of how serious you want to be about your recordings: podcasts are growing into a legitimate career choice these days, and if quality and portability are important to you, the HypeMic is hard to beat." - The Verge
"By adding a practical analogue compressor to a USB mic, Apogee have managed to add a new twist to an established product type." - Sound on Sound
"Connect this piece of kit to your Mac or iOS device and you’ll be able to obtain studio-quality analogue compression that’ll make your vocals, voice-overs, instruments, percussion and podcasts sound absolutely incredible." - iCreate Magazine
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