IK Multimedia iRig Pre

Inline Microphone Preamplifier for iOS Devices
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Connect Your Favorite Mic to Your iOS Device!

The IK Multimedia iRig Pre lets you connect your favorite microphone directly to your iOS device. It connects to your iOS device's standard headphone jack, so you can use the iRig Pre with any iOS app that accepts regular in-line microphone input, including IK Multimedia's iRig Recorder and VocaLive apps. A built-in headphone jack allows you to monitor your recordings, as well as listen to audio playback. Running on a single 9V battery, the iRig Pre can even provide phantom power for condenser microphones. Get your IK Multimedia iRig Pre from Sweetwater today!

IK Multimedia iRig Pre Microphone Adapter and iOS Audio Interface Features at a Glance:
  • The perfect way to record high-quality audio with your favorite iOS device such as an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad
  • Connect any microphone with standard XLR output to your iOS device, including dynamic, ribbon, and condenser mics
  • Connects to the headset jack of your iOS device via a standard 1/8" TRRS cable
  • Compatible with most recording and vocal processing iOS apps on the market, including IK Multimedia's iRig Recorder and VocaLive apps (FREE versions available in the Apple App Store)
  • Active onboard headphone amp lets you monitor your recordings and playback audio
  • Adjustable gain control with On/Off switch
  • Phantom power switch lets you power any standard condenser microphone
  • Runs on a single 9V battery for hours of operation
The IK Multimedia's iRig Pre lets you record on your iOS device with any microphone!

Additional Media

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Tech Specs

Form Factor Portable
Simultaneous I/O 1 x 1
Analog Inputs 1 x XLR
Number of Preamps 1
Manufacturer Part Number IP-IRIG-PRE-IN

Customer Reviews

3.5/5
Based on 4 reviews
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5/5

Works well with anything

I use it a lot. Plug in any standard mic with XLR cable - not futzing with USB or device-unique microphones. Works with my iPad, with Garage Band or any other recording app. Works on my Android phone (especially nice with the Sony recording app.) It's got pre-amp gain control, phantom power, 1/4" headphone monitor output. Very nifty little device.
4/5

Not Bad, Especially Considering the Price

I picked up one of these for recording phone interviews (you can use the headphone out to run your mic and phone call to a recorder), and it's actually pretty good. There's some high-frequency hiss on the line, but it's not overwhelming, and for the money, you'd be crazy to expect better sound quality. In fact, the most impressive things about this gadget is that, cheap as it is, it really doesn't suck.
3.5/5

GOod device

works good, I'm using it for my church.
Music background: Recording Engineer, Live Sound Engineer, Musician
1/5

Difficult if Not Impossible to Export Audio

Well, it's awesome to have a iPhone App with a Pre that takes your favorite mic. But I'd say that if I haven't been able to export the audio into some useful place, what's the point? The iTunes file share option seems non functional. The wifi/IP function seems fairly non functional. I was able to upload to Soundcloud, but big yip, who cares if I can't pull it into a DAW to play with. Sadly a disappointing fail at this point I'd say.
Music background: Music & Film Producer
See also: iPad Interfaces, IK Multimedia, IK Multimedia Tablet Accessories, IK Multimedia iPad/iPhone Interfaces