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Wich adapter to connect TC-Helicon guitar GO to iPAD Lightning port?

Just aquired a TC-Helicon GO Guitar interface device.

In the video's for this product a "dongle"or "Adapter"is used to connect to the lightning port of an iPAD, it is also mentioned in the instruction leaflet to do so.

But it is nohwere mentioned which adapter is used, the standard Apple adapter uses a TRS female jack, but the TC-Helicon Go Guitar uses a TRRS jack ( 3 contacts against 4..)

SO which adapter ( or dongle as it is called in the video) should i use for this interface ?

CKa Contributor - Level 3 2019-07-13

2019-07-13

Wich adapter to connect TC-Helicon guitar GO to iPAD Lightning port?

Just aquired a TC-Helicon GO Guitar interface device.

In the video's for this product a "dongle"or "Adapter"is used to connect to the lightning port of an iPAD, it is also mentioned in the instruction leaflet to do so.

But it is nohwere mentioned which adapter is used, the standard Apple adapter uses a TRS female jack, but the TC-Helicon Go Guitar uses a TRRS jack ( 3 contacts against 4..)

SO which adapter ( or dongle as it is called in the video) should i use for this interface ?

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Triber

Re: Wich adapter to connect TC-Helicon guitar GO to iPAD Lightning port?

Hi @CKa

we use the standard apple lightning to headphone adaptor (https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MMX62AM/A/lightning-to-35-mm-headphone-jack-adapter) ; this should work for you!

That said, apparently some of the earlier apple adaptors were just TRS, so if you have an older adaptor your Go Guitar may not work with it. 

Hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions. 

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CKa Contributor - Level 3
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Re: Wich adapter to connect TC-Helicon guitar GO to iPAD Lightning port?

Thx, 

Will see if i can obtain a new adapter tommorrow then, and will report back about my findings!

CKa Contributor - Level 3
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Re: Wich adapter to connect TC-Helicon guitar GO to iPAD Lightning port?

k, this works, but the "Guitar Rack"app still does not recognize the "Go Guitar"interface ..

CKa Contributor - Level 3
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Re: Wich adapter to connect TC-Helicon guitar GO to iPAD Lightning port?

ANd that was the end of this adventure, Guitar Rack will never recognize the Guitar Go basic, , will avoid TC stuff in the future...

Triber

Re: Wich adapter to connect TC-Helicon guitar GO to iPAD Lightning port?

Hi CKa,

Unfortunately, Go Guitar Basic was never designed to work with the Guitar Rack and the Guitar Rack was only ever advertised to work with Go Guitar Pro. I apologize for the confusion. We did share a link with you back in November about all the great alternatives to Guitar Rack, but I notice that link has gone dead with the migration of our knowledge base. I could update that link for you, if it would be helpful. Or at least offer you some alternatives. What's your operating system of choice? 

Tad Beavers | TC Helicon | Brand Solution Specialist Check out the knowledge base for helpful articles or try our youtube channel for video tutorials and demonstrations.