The iPhone 4 is fabulous
and takes great HD quality video. However if there's one area that lets it down,
it's the sound. The small internal microphone only records in mono with no
control and as for the quality.... Well let's just say it not exactly
high-fidelity. Enter the new Fostex AR-4i. Offering excellent quality stereo
audio recording, (via Dock connector and in-built AD/DA converter), with LED
input level metering, gain control and headphone monitoring, the AR-4i has been
designed to dramatically increase the quality of the sound of the videos you
take with your iPhone 4.
Perfect for TV & Radio
reporting, live video streaming to the web, video blogs / YouTube uploads plus
ideal for family and domestic use.
New - Now
Compatible with iPhone 4S
Fostex is pleased to
announce that the AR-4i Audio Interface is now compatible with the Apple iPod
Touch 4G in addition to the iPhone 4 by way of a dedicated adapter which now
comes as standard with every new AR-4i. The adaptor, which is made of precision
cut plastic with an elastic pad on the back is designed to securely hold the
iPod Touch 4G in the AR-4i.
enhance the video you capture with your iPhone 4.
The audio quality and
versatile operation of the AR-4i make it ideal for both professional
applications and domestic / consumer use. For example, in ENG applications where
budgets are tight, the AR-4i turns the iPhone 4 into a high quality, hard
working audio / video capture device while everyone who shoots video will
appreciate the improved sonic quality and audio control the AR-4i brings to the
Whether you're a reporter,
stream video to web services such as Twitter, U-Stream etc., use video upload
sites such as YouTube and Vimeo, or simply want to dramatically improve the
sound of your videos, the Fostex AR-4i is for you.
The dedicated, easy to use
iPhone App (available at the App Store) allows for easy control of input level,
microphone setting, Equalisation, Filters etc.
'Made for iPhone' means
that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPhone
and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards.
Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with
safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with
iPhone may affect wireless performance. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc.,
registered in the U.S. and other countries.
quality - record/playback via Dock connector with built-in AD/DA converter
Equipped with 3 x
stereo inputs (Line/Mic) for using 2 of the 3 simultaneously for vertical or
2 x plug-in powered
condenser cardioid type microphones with pop-shields supplied. Third-party
microphones can also be used.
4-dot LED level meter
for input monitoring
Thumb wheel input gain
Setup App supplied
free from App Store for setting Pan (L/C/R), Low Cut Filter, Limiter, etc.
Headphone output for
recording & playback monitoring
Long operation time
with 2 x AAA alkaline batteries for 8 to 10 hours
Supplied with a sturdy
2 x threaded tripod
mounts on the bottom and side for use with tripod, camera rigs, etc.