New Audio Interface For iPhone 4 (Sneak Preview)

May 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

Fostex has announced the AR-4i – an audio interface for iPhone 4 dock connector.

The device offers stereo microphone inputs with AD converter that improve the audio quality of iPhone 4’s video recording, video streaming and audio recordings.


  • 3 microphone inputs with plug-in power for vertical or horizontal use.
  • 2 x cardioid plug-in microphones come as standard. Third-party microphones can be used.
  • LED Level Meter for input level monitoring.
  • Microphone gain control.
  • Headphone jack for input monitoring.
  • 2 x AAA batteries for more than 10 hours operation.
  • External power can be fed via USB.
  • Screw hole provided for optional camera gears such as tripod, grip etc.

This is set for release this summer. Pricing is TBA.

Looks like this could be a good option for podcasters, if the price is right.


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