iRig - Should I Try It?

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iRig - Should I Try It?

Post by dtrain1234 » Mon Nov 29, 2010 2:58 pm

Hi gang,
I have an iPod Touch and this new toy looks interesting. I'm just not sure how I could get it to connect to the soundboard at church? Would I still need to bring my amplifier if I can get this to work? I might get this for Christmas. Anyways, here's the link and I'm curious what you musicians think about it.

http://www.ikmultimedia.com/irig/features/

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Re: iRig - Should I Try It?

Post by stevecollom » Thu Dec 02, 2010 7:18 am

hey Darin,

i haven't tried it myself, but i heard from a friend that it sounded thin a tinny. But as i said, i haven't heard it myself.

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Re: iRig - Should I Try It?

Post by fusilierb » Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:14 am

I bought the Peavy connector instead of the iRig connector cause the guy at Guitar Center said it cuased less feedback than the iRig. I returned it one day later after trying out both the Peavy model and the iRig model. I had very low expectations on the sound quality, but even those expectations weren't met. It sounded just awful.

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Re: iRig - Should I Try It?

Post by mojobone » Tue Dec 07, 2010 5:52 am

I used to gig with a volume pedal and a Korg Pandora run direct to the PA, so I know it can be done, but in my opinion, iRig is a toy; you want something a little more rugged, with quick access to a number of useful sounds. A compact floor-based processor with integrated footswitches is probably your best bet. (it likely won't fit in your guitar case, though) It's also nice to have a small amp nearby, so you're less dependent on the monitor mix, though that's probably less of an issue at a church service, where you play the same room every week, heh.
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