Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Member Since
    Jan 16, 2013
    iPads for cello-piano ensemble
    My sister and I ( who live 1500 miles apart)are trying to play piano/cello sonatas using FaceTime on our iPads with not much success. I'm the piano player and can hear her cello just fine. The piano does not come through loud enough on her iPad for us to stay together. She has used the speaker on the iPad, earphones, amplified the sound with add-on amplifiers. Do I need to use an external mic?And if so, which one?

  2. #2

    mrplow's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 01, 2007
    Mac Mini i5 (2014 High Sierra), iPhone X, Apple Watch, iPad Pro 12.9, AppleTV (4)
    For this kind of application an external mic and headphones/earphones, I'd suggest, are a must.

    headphones so you hear the mix correctly but also so avoid feedback.

    There are many microphones on the market. A reasonably priced first step is the iRig Mic.

    Another thing to consider is bandwidth. Have you got a robust enough connection to handle the facetime call? Do you need video? Perhaps an audio only Skype call will suffice?

    Please use the reputation system if you think you've been helped - bottom left of this post

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Jan 16, 2013
    Thank you. You have given me two options to pursue.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. virtual piano
    By in00b in forum macOS - Apps and Games
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-23-2010, 02:29 PM
  2. To You Piano Players
    By MathcoreRomeo in forum Schweb's Lounge
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-27-2009, 11:32 AM
  3. Piano Keyboard Help...
    By Nofopimp in forum Music, Audio, and Podcasting
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 07-04-2008, 11:14 AM
  4. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-02-2008, 02:26 AM
  5. Piano + Garageband. But what Piano!? HELP
    By tw1168 in forum Music, Audio, and Podcasting
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-12-2008, 02:24 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts