Record Line-Level Audio Directly to Your iPhone

The Mic-Line is a line level attenuator adapter cable for iPhone, iPad, smartphones and tablets which allows you to record directly from a mixer or soundboard to the afore mentioned mobile devices.

After a test of multiple adapters, Emma of Studio Scratches wrote:

If you have been wondering how to record a line out of your mixer directly into your phone this article will show you how.

If you want to get a clean sound without fader clicks, some kind of audio input cable / device is needed for the phone.

Previously to get a clean sound without fader clicks or to avoid recording movie and sound separately then syncing them before exporting and uploading. Quote a bit of work.

Using a @headsetbuddy cable and the standard iPhone camera app. It gives slightly more volume.

Winner: The headsetbuddy cable won for me in terms of volume and ease of connection.

After @schoolofscratches Instagram post back in May, sales of the iPhone-Mic-Line went from 50-75 units per month from January through April to over 800 units sold in June and July.

After this review we introduced in April 2018 the Mic-Line Plus which takes the great features of the Mic-Line and adds a headphone monitoring cable. In order for headphone monitoring to work you will need to download an app from your device App Store. A list of compatible apps can be found on the product page.

Be sure to get yours while supplies last.

How to use: 

  1. Plug the line out of your mixer into the Headset Buddy 'Line' jack.
  2. Plug the Headset Buddy jack into the headphone socket on the iPhone and open up the standard built in camera app, switch to video and hit record and you are all set!
1st Oct 2018 Neil at HeadsetBuddy

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