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Cassie
09-14-2016, 04:38 PM
How can I connect and external stereo mic to my iPad? My device only has a headphone jack so I can't plug it directly into it. Do I need to get a splitter or some other connector?

pritch
09-14-2016, 04:44 PM
Do these guys do anything you can use? http://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/irigacoustic/

johnson430
09-14-2016, 05:50 PM
I use a Blue Yeti with an Amazon purchased "camera connection kit". It works great with my iPad3.

I have this one and it works fine, I don't know why it is getting so many negative reviews. It works great with a Blue Yeti.
https://www.amazon.com/Linkcool-Camera-Connection-Kit-USB/dp/B008LYU2K0/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1473907781&sr=8-7&keywords=camera+connection+kit+iPad3+5%2B1

Cassie
09-14-2016, 06:21 PM
I use a Blue Yeti with an Amazon purchased "camera connection kit". It works great with my iPad3.

I have this one and it works fine, I don't know why it is getting so many negative reviews. It works great with a Blue Yeti.
https://www.amazon.com/Linkcool-Camera-Connection-Kit-USB/dp/B008LYU2K0/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1473907781&sr=8-7&keywords=camera+connection+kit+iPad3+5%2B1

I don't think mine is a yeti but I am sure that it is stereo. I may have to get one of those connectors.

Mivo
09-14-2016, 06:35 PM
What is the microphone's jack-end like?

As for why third party Camera Connection Kits get bad reviews: They tend to not work with everything that the over-priced Apple CCK works, only with some devices. Much as it bites, I'd get the official one. There is one with power-pass-through now, too.

Cassie
09-14-2016, 06:44 PM
What is the microphone's jack-end like?

As for why third party Camera Connection Kits get bad reviews: They tend to not work with everything that the over-priced Apple CCK works, only with some devices. Much as it bites, I'd get the official one. There is one with power-pass-through now, too.

It is just a normal headphone jack. My iPad does not have a mic jack so I will have to figure out some way to split the Jack I guess you could call it. It is an iPad mini two.

kohanmike
09-14-2016, 09:20 PM
Cassie, you will need to get a connector for the Lightning port. I just did a search for lightning connector mic adapter and found a short adapter cable for a 3.5mm (1/8") mic only $13, if that's the connector on your mic;

https://www.heartratemonitorsusa.com/products/garmin-virb-mic?variant=5055868419&dfw_tracker=9876-5055868419&gclid=Cj0KEQjw6uO-BRDbzujwtuzAzfkBEiQAAnhJ0E71yvUlJjHIZ6-2Wm0EYfjGdU5XmAMPRaH1OGOobRkaAlFS8P8HAQ

Cassie
09-15-2016, 08:00 AM
Mahalo. It looks like a normal Mike Jack. It goes into any standard Mike slot on any recording device.

Choirguy
09-15-2016, 09:16 AM
Lots of options here. Look at an iRig solution or something like the PreSonus Audio Box iOne or iTwo. These will allow an XLR (3 prong) mic attach to an iPad.

Cassie
09-15-2016, 09:31 AM
Mine does not have three prongs, just one. That is a good idea though, I will probably look into something like that the next time I go to a place that sells stuff like that.

timmit65
09-15-2016, 04:42 PM
http://www.shure.com/americas/products/microphones/motiv/mv88-ios-digital-stereo-condenser-microphone