Rode IXY

Stereo Microphone for iPhone & iPad

Order Code: IXY
RRP: $199.00

Plugging into the business end of your iPhone® or iPad®, the iXY can capture quality stereo recordings up to 24-bit/96k*.

At the heart of the iXY is a matched pair of ½" 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.

The iXY is compatible with iPhone® 4S, iPhone® 4, iPad® (3rd generation), iPad® 2 & iPad®.*RØDE Rec or RØDE Rec LE app required for 24/96 quality.

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In the box:

  • iXY stereo microphones
  • Zip Pod protective carry pouch
  • Foam Windshield


Get to know the iXY a little better without leaving your browser: check out the iXY Soundbooth library below to hear how it captures for live music, presentation, sound design, or on-camera applications.

Acoustic Principle Pressure Gradient
Capsule 0.50"
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Address Type End
Frequency Range 20Hz - 20kHz
Maximum SPL 120dB SPL (@ 1kHz, 1% THD into 1KΩ load)
Sensitivity -42.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (8.52mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz
Equivalent Noise Level (A-weighted) 18dB-A
Power Options
(Powered by iOS device)
Weight 40.00gm
Dimensions 46.00mmH x 55.00mmW x 40.00mmD
Warranty 1 year