Blue Microphones has announced the Mikey for Flip, a professional-quality external microphone that lets Flip Video camera users capture even better sound for their Flip videos. As part of their new Designed for Flip accessory line of products, Mikey for Flip connects to all FlipPort-enabled Flip video cameras and features Blue Microphone’s premium capsules for enhanced recording of everything from a whisper to a rock concert. Full press release after the jump.
Blue Microphones Announces Mikey for Flip,
Microphone Accessory for Flip Video Camera
Mikey for Flip is an enhanced-capability microphone offering professional-quality audio for FlipPort™-enabled Flip video cameras
(Westlake Village, CA—September 20, 2010) – Blue Microphones, a leading innovator in microphone technology and design, announces Mikey for Flip (www.bluemic.com/mikeyforflip), a professional-quality external microphone that lets Flip Video™ users capture even better sound for their Flip videos. As part of the new Designed for Flip™ accessory line, Mikey for Flip connects to all FlipPort™-enabled Flip video cameras and features Blue Microphone’s premium capsules for enhanced recording of everything from a whisper to a rock concert.
“We are excited to offer this new Mikey model to provide Flip Video owners with expanded audio recording capabilities,” said John Maier, CEO of Blue Microphones. “Mikey for Flip helps users maximize the audio quality of their Flip videos with an easy-to-use, portable microphone that connects directly to the camera, and delivers great audio in any situation.”
Mikey for Flip features two of Blue’s custom-tuned condenser capsules for professional-quality stereo recording. Users can choose between ‘Loud’ or ‘Automatic’ sensitivity settings, allowing users to record any volume level clearly, from a marching band to a wedding. Mikey for Flip also features a mic input jack for easy plug-in of additional microphones like a lavalier, handheld or corded interview microphone. Mount the Flip video camera on Mikey’s built-in tripod mount or stand it upright on Mikey’s wide base design for hands-free recording.
Mikey for Flip is plug-and-play with automatic power-on, using a AAA battery to conserve power on the Flip video camera for longer recording time. The compact and lightweight design of Mikey for Flip makes it easy to connect and use, while the included soft carrying pouch keeps it protected on the go.
Mikey for Flip, MSRP $69, will debut at CES 2011. For more information, visit www.bluemic.com/mikeyforflip.
About Blue Microphones
Blue Microphones designs and produces an extensive line of award-winning microphones and recording tools for audio professionals, musicians and consumers. Founded in 1995, and headquartered in Southern California, Blue continues a lengthy tradition of innovative, cutting-edge design and astounding performance. Named as one of the fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine in 2010, Blue offers a range of recording tools for almost any application in both professional and consumer markets. From Blue’s flagship recording tool, the Bottle, to the enCORE line of professional live mics, to our new Mikey iPod Recorder, Blue has just the tool to capture your creativity. Check out the complete range of Blue products at www.bluemic.com.
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This product never made it to market. Cisco Systems decided to stop making and selling the Flip recorder, so Blue pulled out of Mikey for Flip. The link still works but it goes to Blue’s microphone for Apple devices.