The SmartRig II from Saramonic is an audio adapter to connect microphones with XLR or 6.35mm plug (male) to your iPhone, Android smartphone or tablet. This allows you to make recordings with your favorite video or audio app and record the sound in high quality. The SmartRig II operates on a 9V battery, making it possible to deliver + 48V phantom power to condenser microphones. In addition to the XLR port, the SmartRig II has a 3.5 mm female port to which you can connect your headphones. This makes it possible to listen to the recordings live. The level can be adjusted with the rotary knob to avoid clipping.
Usage SmartRig II
The SmartRig II is ideal for a journalist or reporter on location. The sound is transmitted by the SmartRig II in high quality to your smartphone, making it suitable for radio and TV. The recorded sound can be exported directly with your favorite app. The SmartRig II is very compact and weighs only 75 grams, so you can take it with you easily. When using an iPhone 7 or newer, use the Lightning to mini jack cable to connect the SmartRig II. If applicable, it’s supplied with your iPhone.