With all the virtual synth craze porting to mobile it was about time to have your studio portable. This device has it all - mic and instrument inputs, aux input, 12V phantom power, built-in DI, USB MIDI interface, MIDI-IN, MIDI-OUT and works with all 30 pin iOS devices. If your tablet has only lighting connector it's not a big deal - Apple sales and adapter for about $30 which works with iS202 just fine! It can be mounted on a standard mic stand for easy stage/live use. It also can work on batteries and charges you device on the fly!