iPhone mics: New releases?

Discussion in 'Recording/Live Sound' started by JackButler, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. JackButler

    JackButler Supporting Member

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    I'd like to pick up either the Mikey Digital or Tascam IM2 that are coming out.
    Wonder how they will compare sound wise on my iPhone 4?
    Not sure if they're even in stores yet.
     
  2. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    hot damn! outboard solutions for the iphone 4 and ipad!

    i've held on to my 3GS because the blue mikey2 works with it (giving me a useful freq. analyzer and dB meter with studio six digital's apps, and a nice field recorder with the FiRe app).

    they eliminated the audio-ins entirely on the 4, leaving the mikey obsolete.

    now i want an iphone 4 again!
     
  3. JackButler

    JackButler Supporting Member

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    Ha, go get 'em Walter!

    It's funny because even though I have a decent home studio setup, I find myself just using the iPhone to capture goofy videos and simple recordings much more. I've looked into decent mics for them since the beginning, hopefully now we'll have a few choices.
     
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    Mikey looks interesting
     
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    I've got a BLUE Mikey for use with my iphone 3gs and it turns out pretty solid recordings for what it is. I've used it to stealth record a number of concerts. It's better than no recording! :p


    cheers,
    wade
     
  6. walterw

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    the mikey G2 works a lot better with the 3GS, as the original mikey totally clips out at band volumes.
     
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    Yeah, i've noticed that problem with my "original" mikey. Recording band practice with it is impossible. The swivel on mine is also shot--it's got 2 positions, flat or right angle. :rotflmao

    Looks like i'll check into the G2! I appreciate the tip/heads-up!


    cheers,
    wade
     
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    I have a Tascam IM2 - works with my iphone4 and Ipad2. I love it.
     
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    What sort of battery life do you get out of your iphone with that plugged in?
    And what bit and sample rate does it record at?
     

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