need help with garageband

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by boney5195, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. boney5195 macrumors newbie

    Dec 13, 2011
    hi ,i recently bought a macbook pro 13" (my first mac).i totally love the garageband & I'm interested to use garageband to learn guitar.but i don't know how to connect my guitar to my mac. i have acoustic guitar I'm not sure whether i should buy guitar pickups then connect it to guitar links & then connect it to my mac . so please help me .i appreciate any tips
  2. Zwhaler macrumors 604


    Jun 10, 2006
    It sounds like your guitar is acoustic only, that means you need to either use it as an acoustic-electric with an audio interface that connects the 1/4" cable to your computer via USB, or use a microphone to pick up sound from your acoustic. Either of these options will have you selecting the guitar's audio source from the "Input" menu in Garageband where you select the inputted audio source for your track.
  3. boney5195, Dec 13, 2011
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2011

    boney5195 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 13, 2011
    thanks for the info

    can iRig be use with mac book pro? n any suggestion on whats the best audio interface brands?
  4. motoracer1486 macrumors 6502a

    Sep 26, 2006
  5. boney5195 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 13, 2011

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