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recording: microphone-in, headphones out USB-C question

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Kurt Nimmo

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I'm flummoxed on the correct cable for the following set-up. I have the latest iPad Pro, with the single USB-C port of course, and I am using a USB-C hub to use headphones and charge. There are other USB-C and USB ports if I need them. works fine with the standard iPhone/iPad headphone and mic, but audio quality is terrible and there is noise. I have a male 3.5mm clip-on microphone and a nice pair of studio quality headphones, also male 3.5. my project is recording tutorials for video music apps with narration. I am recording everything to the screen capture on the iPad and then to MP4. I've been through the Amazon adventure twice and both times the cables I bought failed to live up to their descriptions. can anybody out there point me in the right direction for the right adapters? thanks in advance.

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You need an audio interface. There are headphone/mic-to-USB cables, like Apple's, but they don't work. I read a million threads and watched as many movies of people getting it to work, but none of that really works in the long turn. Get yourself a USB audio interface, connect your mic/phones to it and connect it to your USB hub.
 

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It’s good advice, Arrandan. I still don’t understand why Apple company makes their devices this way. It’s clearly not useful and makes people buy other devices just to use the device they have already bought.
 

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