The Tascam iXZ Mic & Instrument Interface turns your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch into a mobile recording studio. You can plug in a microphone, guitar or bass and use the latest guitar amp, recording and DJ apps to utilize different sounds, record audio and polish your tracks. There's an input setting to set the gain and you can monitor via the headphone output jack form your iOS device. Plus, the unit even has phantom power for condenser microphones. If you're looking to turn your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch into a portable practice rig, songwriting tool or recording device; the Tascam iXZ is the perfect interface.