Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video The iRig from IK Multimedia, part of iPad Music Production: Inputs, Mics, and MIDI.
At some point when you're performing or recording music through your iPad, you most likely going …to want to connect a guitar or some other instrument that uses a quarter-inch cable. …Now there are two ways to get instrument signals into your iPad. …You can either go through the headphone jack or through the dock connector, and since neither …the dock connector nor the headphone jack can accept the quarter-inch cable directly, …you are going to need some kind of accessory or adapter to plugin. …So in this movie I want to focus on devices that go into the headphone jack. …Specifically I'm looking at the iRig from IK Multimedia. …You can see this is a very simple device.…
It just has a headphone jack right here. It plugs right in, and this will actually work with …your iPad, your iPhone, or your iPod touch. …We already have one plugin here. …It goes right into your headphone jack. The guitar cable goes into the other end. …Now because we're plugging something into the headphone jack, that's going to disable …
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.