Pictures of Alesis’ new drum module for iPad
Alesis introduced the DM Dock – a new iPad dock that turns an iPad into a electronic drum module. Around the back, the DM Dock lets you plug in standard drum pads, patch in MIDI cables and connect to stereo outputs.
Here are the details.
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
iPad 2 Adapter
Safety & Warranty Manual
Pricing for the Alesis DM Dock expected to be about $249 and it should ship in Q2 2012.