Your iPhone is already capable of recording audio and video. If you are planning to record podcasts with it, you are going to need the right mixer & recorder. These 5 smartphone compatible podcast studios can help:
Rode RODECaster Pro: a podcast production studio with 4 mic channels and 8 programmable sound effect pads. It lets you connect your phone via Bluetooth or a TRRS cable for remote interviews. Can record directly to a microSD card or your computer via USB.
Zoom PodTrak P4: a battery powered podcast recorder with 4 microphone inputs and 4 headphone outputs. It has 4 programmable soundpads. With automatic Mix-Minus, you can handle call-in guests. The P4 lets you load your own sounds or choose from 11 available presets.
MicPort Pro 2 L: a portable USB mic preamp that lets you record with your phone, tablet, laptop, and desktop on the go. It has a A-to-D converter to record your audio in studio quality. It comes with 48v phantom power for your microphones.
Zoom H8: a 12-track portable recorder with stereo microphones and touchscreen interface. It is ready for multi-track audio recording. It also serves as a USB audio interface to record and stream directly to your computer or iPad.
Yamaha AG03: a 3-channel mixer and 2-track audio recording for your Mac and PC. It can also connect to your iPad with the iPad camera connection kit. It has an audio resolution of 24-bit 192kHz. It can be powered by USB or a mobile battery.
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