Alesis introduces DM Dock and AmpDock for iPad

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Alesis has announced the DM Dock drum module and AmpDock multi-effects guitar processor for iPad.

Alesis DM Dock

The DM Dock harnesses the power of your iPad to give you an unlimited selection of sounds, a massive touchscreen for hands-on visual control, and wireless connectivity.

This first-of-its-kind drum module builds upon the widely acclaimed design of the Alesis iO Dock, harnessing the tremendous processing power of your iPad or iPad 2 to give you a fully-integrated, stage-ready module with a wide array of professional trigger inputs and audio outputs.

DM Dock features

  • The only drum module for iPad and iPad 2.
  • Works with virtually any app including GarageBand.
  • 13 individual 1/4″ TRS trigger inputs for connecting drum and cymbal pads and other triggers.
  • Works with dual-zone drum and cymbal pads, continuous hi-hats, three-zone rides, and multiple chokeable cymbals.
  • Hinged door completely encloses and secures your iPad.
  • Mounts to any stand or rack using the Alesis Module Mount (sold separately).
  • 1/4″ Headphone jack with volume control.
  • 1/8″ Mix Input for mixing in external audio sources.
  • Balanced 1/4″ stereo main outputs for connecting to an amp or PA.
  • MIDI input and output for connecting to external MIDI hardware.
  • USB MIDI port for use with MIDI software applications or your Mac or PC.
  • Powers and charges iPad using universal wall power supply.
  • Assignable footswitch input for program changes, start/stop sequences or metronome.
Alesis AmpDock

The AmpDock harnesses the massive processing power of iPad, allowing you to unleash your ultimate guitar tone.

Building upon the design and technology of the widely acclaimed Alesis iO Dock, the AmpDock is the world’s first device for guitarists that enables tonal shaping through iPad’s processor. The AmpDock fully encloses your iPad or iPad 2 in a rugged and portable device made especially for guitarists and bassists.

Whether you’re in the studio or on the stage, the AmpDock helps you create “the sound in your head” with real controls and professional inputs and outputs that work with virtually any app, as well as your amp and pedal setup.

AmpDock features

  • The first professional guitar processor to use your iPad or iPad 2 for signal processing.
  • Works with GarageBand, AmpliTube, JamUp, and virtually any audio or CoreMIDI app.
  • Includes a rugged pedalboard controller with program, effect, bypass, volume and continuous controls.
  • Guitar Input 1 and switchable Mic/Line/Guitar Input 2; professional outputs, and MIDI jacks.
  • Kickstand allows for stable positioning on top of guitar amps.
  • Hinged door completely encloses and secures your iPad.
  • Mountable to a mic stand using the Alesis Module Mount (sold separately).
  • 1/4″ high-impedance guitar input and combo input for microphone, second guitar, or another instrument.
  • 1/4″ outputs with Guitar/Line impedance switch.
  • Stereo auxiliary outputs for connection to external effects.
  • Two assignable endless knobs to control parameters in compatible apps.
  • Analog Input 1, Input 2, Main, and Headphone volume controls.
  • MIDI input and outputs and USB MIDI jack for use with other controllers and MIDI software or hardware.

More information: Alesis / DM Dock / AmpDock

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