12 Oct 2023

IK Releases iRig USB Guitar Interface

Connecting players with the latest tones and software for advancing on their instrument

IK Multimedia releases iRig USB, the newest member of the bestselling iRig guitar interface line. iRig USB gives guitar and bass players an affordable and easy way to practice, play and record, sporting a sleek enclosure with USB-C connectivity and bundled with IK’s latest amp and effects modeling technology.

iRig USB makes it easy for anyone to record ideas or jam along to their favorite backing tracks with killer tones and without the need of any other gear. When it’s time to get loud, there’s a dedicated Amp Out to connect the best virtual gear and tones to a real rig for playing and performing.

Whether it’s through headphones or loudspeakers, iRig USB makes jamming fun and inspiring.

Key Features

  • Compact audio interface for guitar or bass
  • Works with iPad, Mac, PC and iPhone 15
  • 1/8″ Headphones Out for silent practice
  • 1/4″ Amp Out connects to an amp or pedalboard
  • Works with popular learning, practice and recording apps
  • Comes with AmpliTube & TONEX amp modeling apps
  • Powered by the host device, no batteries required

Ultra-compact with Big Sound

iRig USB is small enough to fit in a pocket, yet features a wide frequency response and dynamic range on the instrument input to work with any guitar or bass, active or passive. Adjusting the input level is easy by using the large gain control knob with a convenient clipping indicator. And for listening back, both the Headphone Out and Amp Out offer exceptional sound quality for a device this size.

Play More, Learn Faster

Offering access to amazing tones, iRig USB makes it easy to stay inspired and progress on guitar or bass. It can be used to connect to the most popular learning apps while playing through the best amp models. Users can load their go-to presets from the included TONEX and AmpliTube apps and then launch their preferred app to study music, tabs or play along with backing tracks or the original song.

Recording Ideas

Anytime inspiration strikes, users can launch their favorite app and start recording in seconds. iRig USB is recognized by all desktop and mobile recording apps. TONEX and AmpliTube for Mac/PC both work standalone or as plug-ins inside popular DAWs so it’s easy to record a DI or a processed guitar part. When traveling, iRig USB can be used with iPhone 15 and USB-C-equipped iPads to record a DI or record a processed guitar part with the included TONEX or AmpliTube CS apps for iOS.

Jamming Out with Friends

There's no longer the need to carry a pedalboard to practice spaces or someone's garage. Users can bring all their cherished tones for performing live with iRig USB. Its Amp Out jack is specifically designed to connect directly to an external amplifier or powered monitor and send an optimized audio signal of amazing-sounding AmpliTube presets or TONEX Tone Models from any laptop or compatible iPad or iPhone.

A World of Great Tone

iRig USB is ideal for exploring new sounds for guitar and bass. With Mac/PC and iOS versions of both AmpliTube and TONEX included, dream rigs are always within reach for practicing and recording.

AmpliTube 5 SE for Mac/PC and AmpliTube CS for iOS offer 80 gear models each for the ultimate tone processing and recording studio. Both versions feature sought-after amps, effects and speaker cabs to create amazing guitar and bass tones. Users can play, practice and record on a desktop or mobile device with the most authentic and hyper-realistic gear models ever made.

TONEX SE offers the power of AI Machine Modeling and comes loaded with 200 Premium Tone Models, which are captures of real amps and pedals. Plus users can browse, demo and download unlimited Tone Models from ToneNET, and even use TONEX software for capturing their own amps and pedals to use at home, on the go and inside AmpliTube 5.

Software and Apps In-the-box

iRig USB is the gateway to a universe of inspiring guitar and bass tones. Included are AmpliTube 5 SE for Mac/PC (a $149.99 value) and AmpliTube CS for iOS with the "AmpliTube Essentials Bundle" (a $29.99 value) offering 80 "must-have" gear models, and TONEX SE for Mac/PC and iOS (a $149.99 value) with 200 Premium Tone Models plus unlimited user Tone Model downloads from ToneNET.

Whatever level or style of music, iRig USB will keep players connected to the newest and best tools for sounding great, learning new songs, advancing as a player and recording ideas. Sound better, play more and improve faster throughout a lifetime of guitar with iRig USB.

Pricing and Availability

iRig USB is shipping now and available from the IK Multimedia online store and from IK authorized dealers worldwide.

iRig USB $/€69.99* – Includes iRig USB, USB-C to USB-C cable.

*Pricing excludes taxes.

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