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 Microphones' 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.