Line 6 Sonic Port iOS Audio Interface

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Turn your iPod touch, iPhone or iPad into a mobile studio with this iOS audio interface. Just connect your guitar to your iDevice and start making music.

Line 6 continues their tradition of offering user-friendly, cutting-edge audio processing tools with the Sonic Port iOS Audio Interface. It's an extremely portable recording studio for guitar and bass that's small enough to fit in your hand. Your guitar plugs into one end of Sonic Port, while your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch plugs into the other. It's as simple as that -- you're ready to start recording in GarageBand or your favorite music apps. You can manipulate your axe's sound by adding effects with the Mobile POD app, which offers Line 6's world-class library of amp and speaker models. There's also a secondary input for connecting one additional instrument and a headphone output so you can jam on your private iOS-based guitar rig anytime, anywhere.

Perfect for Artists On The Go

Sonic Port iOS is the perfect iOS-based guitar effects rig and mobile recording studio for the artist on the go. With Sonic Port iOS, you truly can create anywhere. Just grab it, your guitar, your headphones, and your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch and you'll have onscreen access to Line 6's Mobile POD app -- complete with 32 amp types, 16 speaker cabinet types, and 16 different effect models. Record on the tour bus, around the campfire, or wherever the road may lead you -- with all the inspiring amp models and effects you expect from Line 6.

Guitar Amp Output for Playing Live

The Sonic Port's output lets you connect stereo headphones, a pair of studio monitors, or your guitar amplifier. So if read more you come up with an amazing tone when you're practicing, you can harness that tone live just by plugging the Sonic Port's output into your amp on stage.

Jammit: The iOS App That Makes Practice Fun

Your Line 6 Sonic Port is designed to work with Jammit -- a free iOS app that lets you download multitrack stems from your favorite songs, create your own mix, and jam along. Thanks to Line 6's Mobile POD software, you'll have all the tones you need to play any song in Jammit's ever-growing library. It's a great way to learn a new song on the go!

Share Online

Just in case you need a little inspiration, Sonic Port iOS grants access to Line 6's online community where users can create and share their favorite effect chains and amp/speaker combinations. There's already over 10,000 patches available made by real artists, Line 6 technicians, and home guitar gurus just like you.


- Portable iOS-based recording studio for guitar or bass
- Includes Line 6 Mobile POD app which allows access to 32 amp types, 16 speaker cabinet types, 16 effects, and over 10,000 user presets designed by real artists and Line 6 technicians
- Software includes built-in chromatic tuner with auto mute function
- Compatible with GarageBand, Jammit, and other Core Audio music apps
- 1/4-inch input with 120 dB dynamic range for guitar or bass
- 1/8-inch stereo line input for other instruments or audio sources
- 1/4-inch mono/stereo guitar/line-level output
- 1/8-inch stereo headphone output
- Record at up to 48 kHz/24-bit resolution
- Includes detachable 30-pin dock connector for older devices and Lightning cable for newer devices
- Powered via iOS device
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System Requirements:

- Compatible with the following iOS devices: iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad (4th generation), iPad mini, and iPod touch (5th generation)

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 818-575-3600

Line 6 Sonic Port iOS Audio Interface

From jamming to recording, the Line 6 Sonic Port system delivers inspiring guitar tones and best-in-class audio quality on your iPod touch, iPhone and iPad devices. Simply plug your guitar or bass into the interface for studio-quality sound -- and get amazing results when you record into GarageBand and other CoreAudio music apps. You can also explore a huge collection of legendary POD tones -- 32 amps, 16 stompbox and rack effects, and 16 speaker cabinets--with the free Mobile POD app. And for the ultimate jamming experience, use Sonic Port with the Jammit(R) app and play along with your favorite artists' original recordings using authentic POD tones.

Make Pro-Quality Music

Sonic Port makes it easy to connect your guitar or bass to your iOS device and start making music. Simply plug your instrument into the 1/4" guitar input, launch GarageBand, the free Line 6 Mobile POD app, or another CoreAudio app, and start playing. Pro specs -- up to 24-bit/48 kHz audio quality throughout, and 110 dB dynamic range on the guitar input -- translate to full, powerful guitar tones.

Sonic Port also transforms your iPod touch, iPhone or iPad into a complete mobile studio. Track keyboards, mixers, CD players and other iOS devices using the 1/8" stereo line input. Plug in your favorite headphones and hear your audio in stunning clarity. You can even connect powered studio monitors via the 1/4" mono/stereo guitar/line-level output.

Get the Tone of Your Favorite Artists

World-famous guitarists depend on Line 6 POD multi-effects for amazing tone in the studio and on stage. The free Mobile POD app brings these legendary tones to your iOS device. Mobile POD includes over 10,000 presets designed by artists, Line 6 and other players, so you can call up the right tone in an instant.

If you want to go further, you can mix and match 32 amps, 16 stompbox and rack effects, and 16 speaker cabinets for an impressive array of sounds. The intuitive interface makes it easy to tweak and save your custom tones. Mobile POD also lets you play along with your iTunes(R) library* using your custom tones.

*Tracks must be stored locally, and must not protected by FairPlay digital rights management.

Learn, Jam and Record with Your Favorite Songs

Sonic Port works with the award-winning Jammit app--the first to let you play along with real, multi-track master recordings from major artists. Jammit isolates individual audio tracks within original master recordings, so you can learn, jam and record along with your favorite songs as played by the original artists.

You can isolate your instrument from the track for closer scrutiny, loop the track for extended practice or slow it down to a comfortable pace for learning. With Sonic Port as the guitar interface, Jammit loads perfectly matched Line 6 tones for a variety of its jam tracks, automatically changing the sound when needed as the song plays.

Perform Live

With Sonic Port and your iOS device, you can take the exact same tones from your home studio to the stage. Dial in your Mobile POD presets in the studio, then use Sonic Port and your iOS device to replace a heavy, cumbersome pedalboard when you perform live.

Simply connect Sonic Port between your guitar and your amp using standard 1/4" cables -- then use the Mobile POD app to instantly recall your whole effects chain for every song in your set list. It's the easiest way to get the exact same tones every time.


- Sonic Port digital interface delivers superior audio
- Up to 24-bit/48kHz audio quality
- 110dB dynamic range on guitar input
- 1/4" guitar input
- 1/8" stereo line input
- 1/4" mono-stereo guitar/line-level output
- 1/8" stereo headphones output
- Compatible with GarageBand, Jammit and other CoreAudio music apps
- Powered by your iOS device -- no additional power supply or batteries needed
- Includes detachable 30-pin dock connector cable

Mobile POD Features:

- 32 amps, 16 effects and 16 speaker cabinets
- Over 10,000 presets designed by artists, Line 6 and other players
- Built-in chromatic tuner; Auto Mute lets you tune in silence

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted January 2, 2014 by Thomas Ladd in Boston, MA

"Great product, Sonic Port iOS Audio interface"

Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Got this up and running in no time. So many options I didn't know where to start. Great product, much more playing will result.

Musical Background:

Guitarist, 20 Years, Stephan Connor spruce top and Gretsch Electromatic

Musical Style:

Classical Guitar, Rock and Jazz
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