IK Multimedia has announced the iRig interface/adapter for allowing guitarists and bass players to connect their instruments to an Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. iRig uses the brand new AmpliTube for iPhone mobile app (or any other iPhone guitar app) for cutting edge amp and effects models for ultra-realistic guitar tones on the go! You can run models of up to three stompbox effects, an amp head, a cabinet, and a microphone at once allowing you to get whatever tone you want or need. There are three versions of the AmpliTube for iPhone software:
- AmpliTube Free — 3 stompboxes, 1 amp+cabinet, 2 microphones
- AmpliTube LE: 5 stompboxes, 1 amp+cabinet, 2 microphones ($2.99)
- AmpliTube: 11 stompboxes, 5 amps+cabinets, 2 microphones ($19.99)
You can also upgrade the Free and LE versions with additional stompboxes and amps+cabinets.