Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video The Tascam iM2, part of iPad Music Production: Inputs, Mics, and MIDI.
We have already seen that you can connect professional-level microphones to your iOS …device using accessories like the Tascam iXZ or the Alesis iO Dock. …And while these are portable, they can be a little bit bulky, and both of these require …a stable desktop or some other surface in order to use them. …That's not the case with the Tascam iM2. …This is a pair of stereo condenser microphones that plugs directly into your iPod touch, …your iPhone, or your iPad. …And this is one situation where I think the recording experience is actually better with …the iPhone or the iPod touch because you can just plug it right into the dock connector …and just hold the entire device right in your hand.…
You can see a blue light comes on telling me it's getting power. …The device itself has two red lines here indicating where the microphones are pointing, so I can …rotate those maybe towards myself if I wanted to record myself, or I can rotate them away …and point that at the subject I am recording. …On the left-hand side here we have a Level meter, so we can adjust our input level. …
Skill Level Beginner
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.