iRig PRE XLR Microphone Interface for iOS Devices

  • Model #: iRig PRE
  • Web Code: 10224599
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Plug your studio or stage mic into your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad and with the iRig PRE. The intuitive XLR microphone interface and downloadable apps help you capture pristine audio with your mic and store the files right on your device.

More Information

  • Plug your mic into your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad using the XLR input to record speech and singing vocals anywhere
  • Includes two apps: iRig Recorder for voice recording and editing, and VocaLive, a multi-effects, pro-level processing app for singers
  • The phantom power switch even works with a wide range of recording devices
  • 40cm (15.75") cable connects to your iOS device's headphone jack
  • +48V phantom power provided by 9V battery
  • Enjoy roughly 30 hours of battery life with dynamic microphones and 10 hours with phantom powered condenser studio microphones
  • Includes on/off switch
  • Frequency response: from 20 Hz to 20 kHz +/- 1.5dB
  • Noise: -98 dB fullband, phantom power ON
  • Maximum output level: 2 Vrms
  • Distortion: 0.025% THD
  • Phantom max current: 6mA
  • Compatible with iPhone 3GS and later, iPod touch 2nd generation and later, and all iPads
  • Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 1 Year(s)
  • Mic Features
  • Integrated Line Level Mixing
  • Adjustable Pickup Pattern
  • Stand Included
  • Shock Mount Included
  • Shock Mount Available
  • Software Included
  • Case Included
  • 1/4 Inch Stereo
  • Connections
  • USB
  • XLR
  • Headphone Jack
  • Product Features
  • Width
    3.2 cm
  • Height
    44.5 cm
  • Depth
    3.2 cm
  • Weight
    100 g
  • Warranty Parts
    1 Year(s)



Customer Reviews

3.8 / 5
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5 Reviews

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  • from Medicine Hat, AB

Works great!

Using it for live, on-location radio remote broadcasts. Works great!

  • from Toronto, ON

Works well

I have no issues with this product. I am able to hear what I am recording. There is a small amount of lag between what I am playing and what I am hearing. I would hope you aren't trying to record your master works on an iPad or other tablet or you will be disappointed whatever input device you use. This device gets the job done.

  • from Toronto, ON

Good for recording on iPad

It gets 5 stars because it does exactly what it's supposed to to and it doesn't cost very much money. That doesn't mean that it's the best-sounding pre-amp out there, it just means that for [the money], you get your money's worth with this thing. I've been using it to record vocals into Garageband with a Shure SM58 and I have no complaints. Yes, there is background noise, but what do you expect for this price? This thing is perfect for hobbyists. I like the sound of it enough to try using it on my iMac to record into Reaper, but I can't get the computer to recognize it as an audio device. I'm guessing that it's just made for mobile devices. Regardless, you can easily transfer AIFF files from Reaper to Garageband on an iPad with a combination of Audioshare and Dropbox so you can record a little here and a little there as you go. Perfect for anyone who just wants to record vocals outside of their house/apartment (as to not annoy the neighbours with LLLoud Noises!)

  • from Toronto

Not bad, but...

....the high gain is not clean/noisless as some reviewers had claimed it to be. The headphones monitor does not work during recording, as the manufacturer's website described that it does. For the price and size, it's good enough, but it should be fully functional as described by the manufacturer. I would not recommend this product. For portability, better to use a single channel audio interface.

  • from Ottawa

Great for the money

Works as advertised -- geared for iOS devices -- very portable and good to keep on hand for practice and as spare preamp.

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