Sunrise, FL (January 6, 2016)—IK Multimedia has launched iKlip A/V, said to be the first broadcast mount for professional audio and video recording with smartphones.
Developed in Italy with input from professional field reporters and broadcasters, iKlip A/V is designed to help videographers capture professional quality audio for their mobile video productions. The system provides the ability to capture and monitor audio via its integrated XLR mic preamp with phantom power and built-in wireless receiver support. It also reportedly delivers a steady picture due to its smartphone holder and hand-held grip.
The device features an integrated microphone preamp that lets users record with external microphones via its XLR input. iKlip A/V provides 48V phantom power for high-end condenser mics via two AA batteries. It also features a built-in support that can hold most wireless microphone receivers. Gain control, headphone monitoring output and 1/8-in. TRRS (CTIA/AHJ wiring standard) audio output are built into the ergonomic grip.
iKlip A/V features a large ergonomic handheld grip and an expandable smartphone holding bracket that shares the same technology as IK's iKlip Xpand Mini. It can securely hold any iPhone, iPod touch or Android device with a screen size from 3.5 in. to 6 in. iKlip A/V can also be attached to a monopod or tripod using the standard female threads on the underside. Its holder can be detached and replaced with a compact video camera due to its standard camera mount.