Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video The StudioConnect by Griffin (NEW), part of iPad Music Production: Inputs, Mics, and MIDI.
Here's another device that might be useful if you're looking for something that will…let you plug in multiple types of…instruments and doesn't require any additional adapters.…This is the StudioConnect from Griffin technology.…This is an input device that requires external power so…you will have to plug it in to a wall outlet.…That also means that you can power your iPad while you're…recording so you're not going to be limited by your iPad's battery.…In some ways it's comparable to the Alesis IO dock we looked at earlier.…But the nice thing about the StudioConnect is that you can use it with…any iPad, because you simply place the iPad right here in this cutout area.…You don't have to worry about sliding your iPad into an adapter or…anything like that, and then you just plug in the dock connector cable.…
And as soon as you do that, the iPad will start charging.…Now, if you're using an iPad with a Lightning…connector, you can use the Apple 30-pin to Lightning adapter,…although Griffin has announced a Lightning version of the StudioConnect,…
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Q: This course was updated on 7/26/2013. What changed?
A: We added three brand new movies to cover a few exciting new iPad accessories that have emerged on the market: the Griffin StudioConnect and Apogee Quartet input devices, and the MiC microphone from Apogee. We also updated the movies covering the Spark Digital microphone.