GIVEAWAY! Win a miniDSP UMIK-2 Microphone!

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(March 22, 2021) Spring is nearly here, March Madness is in full effect, COVID (knock on wood) is nearly over... and miniDSP and AV NIRVANA have teamed up to deliver one lucky member miniDSP's all-new upgraded UMIK-2 microphone!!

Billed as a “substantial upgrade in performance and functionality,” miniDSP says its all-new UMIK-2 microphone ($195) offers the same ease of use as its legendary UMIK-1, but with more bells and whistles. Much like the UMIK-1, each UMIK-2 ships with a two-meter long USB Type C connection cable, an individual calibration file to ensure measurement accuracy, and full compatibility with Room EQ Wizard (REW) and Dirac Live Version 3 or later. Measurement capabilities are enhanced by a larger 1/2” microphone capsule and 32-bit analog-to-digital converter, which combine for lower noise and lower distortion. Additionally, sample rates are selectable from 44.1kHz to 192kHz.

The UMIK-2 doesn’t require a driver with macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS. However, Windows users are supplied an ASIO driver for easy integration with most measurement and recording applications.

Sounds awesome, right? That's because IT IS awesome! So, enter to win and then visit miniDSP.com to learn about its amazing array of tools and toys that can enhance your audio experience!

Here's how to win (please read carefully – including the fine print):

For those of you that are currently members of AV NIRVANA, you know the entry drill. If you’re not a member, you’ll need to become one to enter the contest. Membership is 100% free, although you can certainly opt to support our site through various levels of Memberships.

To enter the contest, simply leave a comment below and you'll gain one entry. The official – random – drawing will be held on May 3, 2021.

As always, any member with 100 posts will receive TWO automatic entries, while any member with 1,000 posts will receive THREE automatic entries! It’s our way of thanking those that have made AV NIRVANA their home! If you want better odds in this or future giveaway contests, get active on the forum!

Best of luck to everyone!

If you would like to become a valued supporter of our community, click here for more information. It helps us keep the lights on and contests like this happening!

Here’s the fine print:

  1. All entrants must be AV NIRVANA members (100% free and easy to join, including Facebook login) and live within the Continental United States (Lower 48).
  2. If you live outside of the United States, you can still win but must supply AV NIRVANA with a US-based mail forwarding service. The winner is responsible for any fees associated with international shipping from the forwarding service.
  3. All previous Giveaway winners are free to enter.
  4. The contest runs from March 22, 2021, through May 3, 2021 (9:00AM EST).
  5. ONE winner will be selected at random and announced in this thread.
  6. Contest winners will receive a new, unopened miniDSP UMIK-2 microphone.
  7. Any member with 100 posts will have TWO automatic entries, while any member with 1,000 posts will receive THREE automatic entries!
  8. Winners will have 3 days to respond to a winner's notification. If AV NIRVANA does not receive a response, the drawing will be run again.
  9. International winners must supply a US-based mail forwarding service address within one week of winning, or we'll redraw the contest and select a new winner.
  10. Terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.
 

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w_sizer

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Thanks, Todd, this is exciting! I’m enjoying the UMIK-1 but would love to see first hand what benefits the UMIK-2 offers.
 

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Like philschi mentioned...

"I'm stuck with an old Audyssey microphone, so the UMIK would be a fantastic upgrade"

I'm ditto with the above and excited to be in!
 

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A suggestion regarding the international shipping rules ( items #2 + #9 ).

How about simply giving any international winner the option to pay for shipping from miniDSP to their domicle ( I'm pretty sure most would prefer that to a US based forwarder ).

:)
 

Todd Anderson

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A suggestion regarding the international shipping rules ( items #2 + #9 ).

How about simply giving any international winner the option to pay for shipping from miniDSP to their domicle ( I'm pretty sure most would prefer that to a US based forwarder ).

:)
not ideal, for sure. Unfortunately, we have the microphones in possession, here in the US. :-/
 

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I am still new to REW but would love to see the difference in the 2 mike's.
 

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I downloaded REW recently and was about to buy the UMIK but saw this contest... this is great, hopefully I get lucky! I need to measure my Aperion Grand Verus III V6T 5.1 system in my 5000 cubic sq foot room.
 

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Thanks for the opportunity Todd and AV NIRVANA Team! Please count me in :T
 

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Sounds awesome. I’m in! Love this for training sessions.
 

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count me in, looking to update mini dsp as well- thx
 

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Holy poop! I haven’t been back on AV NIRVANA in a WHILE! This giveaway entry has brought me back from the dead! Hey all!
 

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Upgraded equipment? Yes, please, count me in!
 

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