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Question:Q:Use external mic + pencil- iPad Pro

Aziz_93

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Hi all,


I use an iPad Pro 3 2018 to record lecture notes and write with Apple Pencil 2nd Gen - using the Explain Everything app!


I am now looking to get an external mic (either Blue Yeti or Shure MV5). Both of these are USB powered microphones. I understand the Shure MV5 can power up via iPad directly w/o usb power hub (unlike the Yeti).


Question is if I can use my Apple Pencil while the iPad is connected to an external mic and is potentially powering it? I normally find that the Apple pencil does not perform well while the iPad is connected to the power source.


Many thanks!
 

twerppoet

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Poor pencil performance when plugged in is usually the fault of the power supply or a poor electrical ground, or a combination of the two. Cheap third party power supplies are the most common issue.

Either way, the mic should not affect the pencil’s response. No guarantees, of course.
 

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