DM Dock Makes iPad Into Super Drum Controller

Transform Your iPad Into A Multi-Touch Surface Drum Module

DM Dock

Alesis ups the ante in electronic drums with the DM Dock, which harnesses the power of the iPad to create a totally intuitive, customize-able, and world-class drum interface. Simply slide in an iPad, attach the 30-pin or Lightning dock connector, and snap the locking door into position. The Dock creates a stage-ready package that offers unlimited multi-touch access to the iPad screen. The Dock offers inputs, outputs, and hands-on controllers while the iPad offers access to a compatible drum apps, including the DM Touch app, created by Alesis for the DM Dock.

The Dock can be used Alesis kits and pads or nearly any other brad of trigger. Twel ve trigger pad inputs are equipped with 1/4" TRS jacks, providing full support for dual-zone drum and cymbal pads, triple-zone ride and multi-choke cymbal pads, and even acoustic drum triggers. A dedicated 1/4" TRS hi-hat input provides compatibility with continuously variable controllers. There is also a customizable dual footswitch input that can be assigned in your software. DM Dock has what it takes to put together your own custom kit.

DM Dock

The DM Dock provides professional balanced 1/4" stereo outputs for connection to a sound system, recording console, or monitor amp. The outputs are controlled from the master volume knob. A headphone output—complete with an independent level knob, which allows for private practice at any hour. The USB port provides USB MIDI connectivity with your computer. Separate MIDI In and Out jacks allow your DM Dock to join forces with any MIDI-equipped drum machine, synthesizer, or audio gear.

When used with the DM Touch app, the DM Dock creates a complete open system for drummers. Available at the App Store, DM Touch provides premium drum sounds from the leading software developer SONiVOX with easy drag-and-drop drum kit editing and the ability to connect to other iOS 7 apps using Inter-App Audio such as GarageBand and Cubasis.

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