Technical Specifications


  • INSTRUMENT 1 Strap

Works With

iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad (4th Generation), iPod touch (6th generation), iPod touch (5th generation)
Mac OS X 10.9 or later
Windows 7 (64- bit) or later


Presets can be customized and saved as user presets on the four user preset slots on the INSTRUMENT 1 or in unlimited numbers in the Mac/ PC/ iOS apps.

The Four Fixed Presets

Preset Name Mode Method Tuning Sound
Guitar Fretted Strum EADGBE Guitar
Violin Fretless Bow FCGDAE Violin
Piano Grid Tap Chromatic Chromatic
Drums Pad Tap GM Drum Drum

 Additional Presets

Arp Vibes Fretted (ARP) Strum Guitar Vibes
Slider Bass Fretless Slide Bass Bass
Organism Grid Tap 3 x 3 Organ
Squarepresser Pad Tap Chord A minor Square
Bowing in the wind Fretless iBow Thirds Wind
Arp Bells Grid Tap Major Pentatonic Bell
Wave a Wave Grid iBow Scaled Chords Triangle
Uke Slinger Fretted Strum Ukulele Ukulele
Pad Vibes Pad Tap Major Pentatonic Vibes
Slide Guitar Fretless Strum Guitar Guitar
Electronic Drums Pad Tap Electronic Drums Drums
Tap the Neck Grid Tap Guitar Guitar
Sine Sightings Fretless Slide A minor Sine
Air Bow Violin Slide iBow Violin Violin
Hit the Roads Grid Tap Guitar E piano


Lithium Ion Polymer 2000mAh / 1C
Life 4-6h with medium volume
Lifetime 80% capacity after 500 full charging cycles


Amplifier/ Speaker System

Max. Ouptut 4.2W rms into 4 ohms (x2); 8.4W peak into 4 ohms (x2); 7.4V power supply 94 dBSPL @ 1m
Freq. Response 100Hz- 18kHz  



2 x 1.25″ (stereo)

Audio I/O Analog

1/8″ TRRS

Tip Ring 2 Ring 1 Sleeve
Left Audio Ground Right Audio Microphone
Audio Input Microphone Level 35dB Max
Audio Output Headphone Output 5.5mW into 32 ohms


Connector Mini USB
USB Audio 48kHz/ 44.1 kHz bi-directional 16-bit/24-bit
  USB 2.0
  USB 1.0 Audio Class Compliant
USB MIDI USB MIDI Class Compliant

Power Supply

  • 12V DC, 100-240V, International
  • 1.5A

What’s in the Box?

  • The Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1
  • Lightning to Mini USB cable
  • USB A to Mini USB cable
  • Power supply
  • User card

Dimensions and Weight

INSTRUMENT 1 Size 597mm x 813mm x 546mm
  23.5 in x 3.2 in x 2.15 in
INSTRUMENT 1 Weight 0.73 kg
  1.6 lbs
Shipping Box Size 672mm x 159mm x 120mm
  26.46 in x 6.26 in x 4.72 in
Shipping Box Weight 2.34 kg
  5.15 lbs
Master Carton Size 684 mm x 489 mm x 384 mm
  26.93 in x 19.25 in x 15.12 in
Master Carton Weight 22.83 kg
  50.33 lbs


View the Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 MIDI map here