Line6 SonicPort best buy! It just works great! Whether IOS with GarageBand or Mobile POD App by thomann Line6.
On the Mac also with GarageBand, Audacity and Guitar Rig 5
On the PC WIN + Audacity + Guitar Rig 5
On the PC + Linux + Audacity
Operation Line6 Sonic Port (simple version, without VX).
It can also be operated on the Mac or PC thomann as the Sonicport VX. You only need the USB cable from the VX or you change the supplied IOS device cable (for example the old iPhone / iPad cable with the 30-pin connector if you already newer Apple devices with Lightningkabel possesses)
Line 6 SonicPort (without VX) Pin assignment 30-pin connector (iphone thomann old)
The cable is double shielded. Under the umbrella braid is:
Blue Pin1 GND
Pin 11 audio select (open = IOS device uses onboard speaker, if connectet to GND = onboard speaker silent, IOS device sends audio
Via pin 3-4
Screen fl. Pin 15 + 16 GND
Brown Pin thomann 21 Accessory Indicator
Under the second shield (aluminum foil) are the USB cables:
Red Pin 18 + 5V (3.3V)
White Pin 25 -Data
Green Pin 27 + Data
Black Pin 30 GND
The 30-pin connector (iPhone old plug) can be disconnected for operation on a PC or Mac. It thomann only the 4 USB lines (red, white, green, black) are needed and must be soldered to a USB plug. The shielding braid is soldered to the outside of the USB housing. The wires blue, purple and brown are not needed. Attention! Do not mix connections and observe polarity. USB pin assignment see Internet.
Pin 1 red
Pin 2 white
Pin 3 green
Pin 4 black
Operation to Mac via USB port and e.g. GarageBand tested.
Operation on PC + Win 7 via USB port and e.g. Audacity and Guitar Rig 5.
Operation on PC + Linux Ubuntu and Audacity tested.
Best Buy! Who thomann the Micro does not need, comes with the Sonicport (without VX) best
And saves half.