Blue Microphones Spark Digital is made of metal and has a really solid build quality. It has a blue and silver color theme. On the front end of the device you will find four LED lights which serve as level indicators with a volume and grain controller. You can make adjustments by turning the knob to the right or left and mute it by pressing the knob.
You will find a larger LED on the dial of Blue Microphones Spark Digital that tells you when the mic is muted and when it is recording. The controls work wonderfully but the dial / plastic button comes off quite easily. It is not attached in any way and it might sometimes pop off when you are traveling. At the bottom end of Blue Microphones Spark Digital you will find the jack that works with both 30 pin cable of iOS devices and a USB connector for desktops or laptops. There is a on and off switch for the Focus Control at the back side of Blue Microphones Spark Digital. The Focus Control is a feature that lets you adjust your recording clarity and detail.
The Blue Microphones Spark Digital comes with a few accessories like the metal stand. You can mount the mic on the stand for recording. It can rotate up to 180 degrees and can be easily locked once you set it up in the position you want. You also get the requisite cables and a soft bag with the Spark Digital.
Software and Sound Quality
The new Blue Microphones Spark Digital is a plug and play device. Just like any other recording hardware, all you have to do is plug in the device, adjust a few settings in your recording software and you are ready to record. Software like Garage Band and Studio Mini take less than a minute to setup the Blue Microphones Spark Digital.
The mic sometimes picks up a bit of room noise but it can easy be fixed in post production. The Blue Microphones Spark Digital provides great depth of sound clarity and quality. The device picks up speech and music inputs quite clearly with perfect result each time.
To sum it all up, the new Blue Microphones Spark Digital is a good quality sound recording device with a full metallic frame and it supports both USB and iOS connectivity. Even though the volume / mute button falls off sometimes, the Blue Microphones Spark Digital is still a wonderful recording device with good sound quality.