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Rode iXY Lightning iOS Stereo Microphone

For iPhones, iPads with the Lightning Connector


The Rode iXY - a high quality microphone for recording sound on your iOS device. Looking for an iPhone mic or iPad mic? The iXY boasts some of the best sound quality on the market with 24bit / 96kHz recording possible if used in conjunction with a compatible iOS app. The iXY Lightning offers compatibility with the latest iPhones and iPads that use the Lightning connector, giving the ultimate in sound quality

The iXY isn't just technically astounding - it looks sexy too! Not too bulky, this stereo iPhone mic slots straight from your pocket and in to your phone or tablet. Open your recording app and you are ready to go. Start recording great quality audio on the move, today!

N.B. iPad/iPhone shown is not included. Windshield & zip bag are included.

Here's what Rode say about the iXY microphone

The RØDE iXY is the ultimate recording microphone for iPhone or iPad. With up to 24-bit/96k* recording and on-board high-fidelity A/D conversion, your iXY recordings are rich, smooth and accurate.

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

The iXY is supplied with a foam windshield for outdoor recording as well as a reinforced protective zip case to ensure your iXY is available whenever you need it.

*RØDE Rec or RØDE Rec LE app required for 24/96 quality.

iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.


  • Inbuilt microphone preamp and analog to digital conversion for low noise, high quality recording.
  • Software-switchable 72Hz high pass filter for reduction of unwanted low frequency noise.
  • Software adjustable internal preamp level control
  • Compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPad mini, iPad 4 and iPad Air 
  • Powered via iPhone, iPad or iPod touch dock connector
  • Metal casing for enhanced durability and electromagnetic interference immunity


  • Acoustic Principle: Pressure Gradient
  • Capsule: 0.50"
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid XY stereo pattern
  • Address Type: End
  • Frequency Range: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Maximum SPL: 120dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1K load)
  • Sensitivity: -42.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (8.52mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
  • Power Options: (Powered by iOS device)
  • Weight: 40.00gm
  • Dimensions: 46.00mm H x 55.00mm W x 40.00mm D
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