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I use my iPhone 4 to go jogging and at some point the built-in mic has gotten damaged and the only way to talk to people is via an earbud with mic.

I am looking for a desk charger which also has a high-quality mic so that I can take calls from my desk, hands-free. Does anyone know of a suitable product?

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Which iPhone model is it? – Kalamane Jun 8 '12 at 19:11
Updated: It's a 4 but I guess it applies to 4S also... – Nic Cottrell Jun 9 '12 at 9:33
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There is no product that provides a stand and charger with a mic, but there are several external mics you can clip onto the iPhone. Some (lower quality) use the headphone jack, and some (higher quality) use the 30-pin docking port.

Here are two examples:

IK Multimedia iRig Mic Cast

This mic uses the headphone jack.

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Tascam iM2W stereo mic

This mic uses the docking port, but has a pass-through USB connection that permits charging while the mic is in use.

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I'd recommend using Apple's own dock. There's an audio plug which will allow you to plug in any microphone you like, either directly (if it's iPhone compatible) or with a breakout cable.

Then you can connect any non-USB microphone you like.

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