IK Multimedia iRig HD X adds Loopback+ streaming
01 September, 2023
Loopback+ adds the ability to record or stream from AmpliTube into any other app
IK Multimedia’s iRig HD X is their new flagship of the iRig guitar interface family and adds a new multi-colour LED signal indicator that also doubles as a tuner. Along with Loopback+, which allows users to record or stream from AmpliTube into any other app.
iRig HD XThe latest IK Multimedia iRig HD X maintains the 24-bit, 96 kHz of the previous edition iRig HD 2 * but adds the new LED signal indicator as part of the case redesign.
This LED ring will also act as a tuner for your guitar or bass, making it a handy extra for quick tuning checks. Users can also tweak basic parameters with the central multi-function control knob.
Loopback+Plus, the aforementioned Loopback+ adds the ability to record or stream from AmpliTube into any other app, regardless of compatibility.
This allows users to stream straight into Instagram, TikTok and other apps. Making this a perfect solution for any social media influencers or content creators.
ConnectivityThe compact unit has all the basic inputs and outputs you would expect, with a USB-C port at the heart of the connectivity to the free AmpliTube and TONEX apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac and PC.
- 1/4” instrument input jack
- 1/4” AMP out jack
- USB-C port
- 1/8” headphone output jack
- Live-optimised multi-function control knob
Included SoftwareIt utilises a high-quality low-noise preamp to give your guitar or bass signal the boost required to work in these software environments.
Plus, the AMP out has selectable FX / THRU modes, which just adds to the flexibility of this compact unit.
Below is a list of all the bundled free software which should be enough to get users up and running.
- AmpliTube 5 SE guitar/bass FX modelling software for Mac/PC
- TONEX SE AI-powered amp and pedal tone modelling software for Mac/PC
- AmpliTube CS for iPhone and iPad. Can be unlocked for premium in-app content
- TONEX iOS for iPhone and iPad. Can be unlocked for premium in-app content
The unit ships with a USB-C to USB-C cable along with a USB-C to Lightning cable.