External mic for iphone 4?

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by dilgit, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. dilgit macrumors regular

    Sep 24, 2010
    I'm considering purchasing the Shure C606WD external microphone to use with my iphone 4. Has anyone here used this mic with an iphone 4 and can recommend it. Thanks!
  2. twiggy0 macrumors 6502

    Oct 8, 2009
  3. njgeek macrumors regular

    Oct 4, 2011
    Watch out, read this:


    Very nice unit, but doesn't seem to work with iPhone 4. I suspect it requires more power than the iPhone delivers through the mini-jack. It would be nice if they specified that the mic isn't for iPhone. I'm still looking for an inexpensive directional mic for the iPhone.

    The iPhone 4 requires a special adapter to use external mics. Check out KVconnection.com This mic may NOT work even with their adapter, but they will know if it's compatible.

  4. geerlingguy macrumors 6502a


    Feb 11, 2003
    The Midwest, USA
    Please see: http://www.lifeisaprayer.com/iphone-mics

    You'll need something like a KVConnection adapter so that the condenser mic's TRS (tip ring sleeve) plug will adapt correctly to the inputs on the iPhone (which uses a TRRS plug (tip ring ring sleeve—stereo headphones and mic connection).

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