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PRS Cables debuts Guitarbud for iPhone and iPod touch


PRS Cables has introduced its new Guitarbud cable solution for the iPhone, second-, and third-generation iPod touch. The Guitarbud is a three-way cable that features a standard 1/4” guitar plug on one end, a 3.5mm female headphone port on one end, and a headphone plug on the other, allowing users to connect a guitar to the iPhone or iPod touch while preserving the ability to hear their music through their headphones. The cable works with most guitar- or audio-related applications, including Voice Memos, tuning applications, and multi-track recorders. PRS Cables’ Guitarbud for iPhone and iPod touch is available now and sells for $30.

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The guitar end is a standard 1/4” plug, not 1/8”.

Posted by Charles Starrett on March 16, 2010 at 11:45 AM (CDT)


I received the PRS Guitarbud as a gift.  Not impressed so far.  Before the Guitarbud, I’ve recorded quality scratch tracks using the iPhone voicememo app with my acoustic guitar and phone mic.  It does not multi-track, but any tracks recorded are automatically uploaded into my iTunes library.  When using the Guitarbud with an electric guitar, the Voicememo app distort easily .  On top of that, you cannot hear your playing through headphones while recording!

I have yet to purchase the PRS app ($9.99), but I already had the GigDaddy Mixer app ($2.99) which I use to record with my acoustic using the built-in mic.  The Guitarbud does not seem to work well with the GigDaddy app.  I have the same problem not being able to monitor my sound prior to recording, but multi-tracking is nice.

I use my iPhone to record song ideals.  At this point, recording with the Voicememo app is the easiest to use, but it does not provide multi-track recording.

Posted by Charles Starrett on March 23, 2010 at 2:57 PM (CDT)


Will the PRS app. be compatible with the new iPhone 4 that is coming out soon?

Posted by Charles Starrett on April 22, 2010 at 5:16 PM (CDT)

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