To identify which audio configuration is best for your stream, it is important to know how many microphones or audio sources you will be using. Once you have discovered which audio configuration best suits your stream, head over to Audio Gear Recommendations to find the right equipment.

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One microphone configuration

Recommended equipment

  1. iPad or iPhone

  2. Micro-USB to Lightning cable (included with the following microphone)

  3. IK Multimedia iRig Mic HD 2 Handheld iOS/USB Microphone

Signal path

Microphone > Micro USB to Lightning cable > iPad or iPhone


One to two microphones or audio sources configuration

Recommended equipment

  1. iPad or iPhone

  2. USB to Lightning or USB to USB-C cable (normally included with interface)

  3. Interface

  4. XLR cable(s)

  5. Microphone(s) or audio source(s)

Signal path

Microphone(s) or audio source(s) > XLR cable(s) > Interface > USB to Lightning or USB-C cable > iPad or iPhone


Three or more microphones or audio sources configuration

Recommended Equipment

  1. iPad or iPhone

  2. Adapter

  3. USB to Lightning or USB to USB-C cable (normally included with mixer)

  4. USB Mixer

  5. XLR cable(s)

  6. Microphone(s) or audio source(s)

Signal Path

Microphone(s) or audio source(s) > XLR cable(s) > USB Mixer > USB to Lightning or USB-C cable > Adapter > iPad or iPhone


Identifying equipment needs

You can also follow this flow chart for additional information on selecting the right configuration based on whether or not you already own a mixer.


Keyword(s): audio, configuration, setup, mixer, microphone, interface, adapter


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