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Saramonic SmartRig-UC USB-C Audio Interface with XLR & 1/4" Inputs for iPhone 15, Android, Computers & newer iPads

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  • Portable Audio Interface for iPhone 15, Android Smartphones or Tablets, and newer iPads that have USB-C ports when shooting video, recording audio, live-streaming, vlogging, podcasting and more
  • XLR Microphone with +48V & 1/4” (6.35mm) Instrument Combo Input
  • 3.5mm Headphone Monitoring Output
  • Connect a Shotgun, Lavalier or Wireless Microphone to Improve Sound for Video
  • Compatible with USB-C Apple iPhone 15, Android Mobile Devices,newer Apple iPads, Computers, and more


The Saramonic SmartRig UC is a compact audio interface that enables you to connect a professional XLR microphone, or 1/4" guitar or instrument to an iPhone 15, Android Smartphones or Tablets, newer iPads, and Computers with USB-C. There’s an incredible number of amazing music-making apps that turn your device into a pocket-sized recording studio, and the SmartRig UC lets you use them to their full potential. You can also plug in a professional shotgun mic, wireless lavalier, or any mic to vastly improve the sound quality of the videos you shoot. Content creators, journalists, and podcasters can use the SmartRig UC to make excellent sounding recordings anywhere they happen to be.

A built-in high-quality mic preamp gives you all the power you need to get great sound, and you can dial in the perfect level with its nicely sized gain knob. Condenser mics can be supplied with +48 volts of phantom power, which makes it possible to use almost any kind of mic. A 3.5mm headphone output on the SmartRig UC lets you hear your music apps in real-time, and to listen to the playback of your videos (app dependent). You just plug it into the USB-C port, turn on the power switch, and launch the apps of your choice. Connect any kind of guitar or mic and let your creativity run wild.

The combo input on the SmartRig UC allows you to plug in either 3-pin XLR or 1/4” (6.35mm) connectors. The 1/4” input is impedance-matched to provide the best sound quality for electric guitars, basses, and acoustic instruments with pickups. Whether you’re laying down a track on a new song, recording a podcast episode in the field, or shooting a viral video for YouTube. The SmartRig UC is an affordable and ultra-portable device with impeccable sound quality that provides an impressive amount of functionality to a wide range of uses.

Powered by one 9V battery, the SmartRig UC does not use your portable device’s power. Giving you more time to create and perform. The SmartRig UC features a 1/4”-20 thread on the back of the device for nearly limitless rigging options and the Included strap make it easy to attach to a selfie stick, tripod or mic stand.


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