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How to connect guitar to Scarlett 2i2 to mac to iPhone

Mar 23, 2020
I want to record instagram videos while playing guitar. I am using Bias FX2, Logic Pro x, a scarlett 2i2 and a iPhone 8. My goal is to record the guitarsound straight in to my ihpone, while blendning in some room audio from the built in mac mic, and do it all in one take, without editing. I want it to be dead simple. I´ve got the audio down, but my iPhone won´t record it.

My plan was to connect my guitar to the Scarlett, and use the headphone out to send the audio signal to my iPhone, but it doesn´t work. I´ve tried to use a trs-trrs adapter but that didn´t do it. My iPhone just uses the built in mic.

This is my first post, and any help would be appreciated!
Mar 14, 2016
Corpus Christi, TX
Since you mention TRS – TRRS, that tells me you’re using the headphone jack. A headphone jack is an output. Unless you can find something in the phone’s menu to convert it into an input, it’s not going to work.

It looks like Logic Pro requires a computer to do the “heavy lifting” – editing, plug-ins, etc. You can just plug the Scarlett into the computer via USB – no good reason to use the phone at all.

Wayne A. Pflughaupt
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