TASCAM iM2

Got one of these little stereo mics for Christmas. I tested it only with iPhone 4, iPad and iPhone 4S. The iPhone 3g won’t recognise it and asks to connect to the App store but doesn’t find any software for it. When plugged into the 4S, the phone signal is lost, presumably to cut down interference but on the iPhone 4 this doesn’t happen. I had to reboot my 4S to restore wifi connectivity after using it the first time but things seem to have settled down now and the quality of recording is really good. I hope to post some audio recordings and further thoughts asap. Meanwhile, the latest iOS update 5.1.1 seems to have fixed the problems I was having with this mic. I no longer lose the phone signal when it’s connected – (an issue I also had when I used the Apple digital connector and an HDMI cable to my TV) the iPhone 4S would show No Signal but after the update this works properly too, so I suspect something wasn’t quite right on the 4S dock connector but is now fixed. Update: Recordings are very nice and clear with this mic but it really suffers from wind noise. It’s pretty much useless outside in any breeze and even walking around indoors creates enough wind noise to destroy any...

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