The lightning microphone for iOS is great for creating good quality audio you can’t go wrong with the Rode iXY.
I’m going to include some of the information from the manufacturer’s website, I do like writing my reviews but just gives you a bit more insight into exactly what you can do with the Rode iXY.
“Turn your iOS device into a high-quality stereo microphone”
But also bear in mind I played with this microphone a lot and it’s a very good quality microphone deafly worth investing your pennies into this one so bear that in mind.
The ultimate recording mic. The Rode iXY Lightning Microphone for iOS attaches to your iPhone or iPad, helping you capture true-to-life stereo recordings. It’s perfect for anyone who wants to record great sounds when they’re on-the-go – from impromptu jams to home studio sessions.
High fidelity sound. Everywhere you go. The iXY has 24 bit, 96kHz cardioid condenser mics, matched at 90-degree angles. That means studio sound, straight from your phone. What’s more, on-board A/D conversion ensures the iXY records immersive audio in incredibly high detail.
Get to work, Straight out of the box. The iXY comes ready for action with an included foam windshield and a reinforced zip case. You’ve got all the essentials for serious recording… all in a compact device!
As you can see from the above photo this is connected to my iPhone 7 running the Rode own app which is available in the Apple Store.
That gives you lots of functionality and features to play around with controlling audio quality and choose to record as a wave file or an MP3.
It’s a great microphone to use as a handheld for podcasting up talking to people on the move keeping you Mobile, a great piece of kit to have in your bag.