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swampboy1965 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
What are some of the ways to plug a guitar into the iPad version of Garage Band? Will the iRig work? Does Apple sell a device to do this?

MacBook Pro 15", Mac OS X (10.6.6), Using Lion preview (10.7)
  • Eposx Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    The iRig works.
  • JUiCEJamie Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Is anybody else getting awful feedback using iRig in GarageBand?
  • NatSci Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)
    The Fender Mustang Amp has a usb out. I just tried it with the camera connector for iPad and worked. (Pick a "clean amp" on the Fender.)
  • Logic Expert Level 3 Level 3 (510 points)
    Apogee JAM and soon Mike.

    Unlike products that use the analog input on the ipad, this one is digital and made for guitar. iRig unfortunately, is analog and the analog input on the iPad just wasn't designed for guitar.

    http://www.apogeedigital.com/products/jam.php
  • isteveus Level 5 Level 5 (4,305 points)
    The iRig is a terrible design the i/o is extremely prone to crosstalk. I've been using the peavey link that works pretty well. Sonoma Wire Works has a guitar jack the uses the 30 pin connector on the ipad/iphone/touch. It's a little more then the Apogee.
  • Brian @ IK Multimedia Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    iRig and iRig Mic are both working perfectly with GarageBand.
  • merman93 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    I have tried the Griffin Guitar Connector and it is a good clean audio connection. I love Apogee gear, and ordered the Apogee Jam as soon is it was available, but won't ship til April 1. Tried my Gio and one, via the camera connector, but it didn't work, ( didn't really expect it to), but the griffin imic did work through the camera input.

    I bought the Sonoma but returned it as it was not compatible with iPhone 4. However, it sounded GREAT with my iPod touch. I don't think it is compatible with iPad.

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  • robman_84 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    I've tried:
    * iRig - a bit noisy and feedback
    * Alesis USB guitar cable via Camera Connection Kit - better, no feedback
    * External USB soundcard (with mic pre-amp) cia Camera Connection kit - best quality.
  • lythamboy Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    I've looked at all the available guitar interfaces, JAM is the one that's getting me interested in buying the new IPad, i have the mac so if I am understanding correctly i can use JAM with both, that's cool. I love garageband as well.
  • roseng Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    I've been in the professional recording industry for a very long time. Take it from a Pro, Apogee has been a leader producing the BEST A/D and D/A converters for years. It all starts with the front end input and Jam and Apogee are the way to go. Why buy anything other than the best.
  • lythamboy Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Hey, I have the ONE and wondered if it works with the IPAD, I went to apogee site and used the live chat, they told me yes but it needs more than just a camera adapter. You also need a powered usb hub ( ipad does not supply enough power). also you need maestro software to change the selected input on ONE. all in all it works but they do not support the set up.
  • Ajg1234 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Light snake guitar USB cable works through the iPad USB camera connector but the monitor function does not play through the iPads internal speaker. Looking for a workaround. The Mac has the same issue and requires a midi composite setup hopefully the iPad can be setup to input from USB and output to it's internal speaker or external headphone jack.
  • berms_248 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    robman_84 wrote:
    I've tried:
    * External USB soundcard (with mic pre-amp) cia Camera Connection kit - best quality.


    @robman_84

    sorry if I sound like a noob but what options are there for: "External USB soundcard (with mic pre-amp) via Camera Connection kit"?

    My searches seem to all lead back to the Apogee Jam (which isn't available as of this date).
  • TEXASFEEL Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Everyone seems to be on the iRig band wagon... try Ampkit's Link... it work.

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