I’ve been there and seen it many times, hard to manage even when self-recognised in the moment, which in itself is even harder still. I have connected the two MIDI cables. But what about USB in jack? The Keyboard doesn’t actuate sounds with the Midi out to the Alesis Midi in? Since having these ridiculous issues I mean its made just for ipads and it doesnt work plug and play.

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We all know by now that the iPad holds plenty of potential as an audio device with apps of many flavours soft synths, guitar amp sims, multi-track recorders and so on available il doubtless many more to come – we’ve even had the first iPad album. I hate that disappointment crash I sometimes get after an excited anticipation euphoria gets unfulfilled. Check out their tips video here: Literally burning it would definitely attract more attention, especially if you burned a printout of the brand logo etc.

I did alewis youtubing on the unit and everything people said was great things. Caveat emptor, I guess.

Alesis iO Dock II for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen IO DOCK II B&H

We both have iPad 2’s so i figured what the hell it should work fine. It worked on the dudes ipad i bout it from perfectly No Longer Available Update Location close. Now there talking about firmware updates and thats not easy and they say that alexis even fix the issue. The forum for Alesis might be the worst forum I have ever been apart of.


Alesis iO Dock II Recording iPad Dock Review

Be the first to post a comment No comments. When you think of a docking unit, the implication is that the dock aoesis is inside where the device to be docked slides into place.

Instead, take a look at the Focusrite iTrack Professional Dock. As a result you can also use the smaller iPad Air and even the iPad mini although I didn’t try it with it, but both especially the mini are too small for the dock slot, and therefore aoesis be held securely if you move the iO Dock II around. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.

First Impressions of the iPad-Friendly Alesis iO Dock

Now that everything was connected, the next step was to try it out for a recording. Both inputs can supply phantom power, and a single switch is supplied to turn it on and off. I felt this held this product from being exceptional. Dee from Cherry Sweet! Update Unrecognized Zip Code. I didnt check his specs. zlesis

Sorry for the armchair psychosis-I-mean-psychology. IT doesn’t do anything its a paper weight cant get my ipad to recognize it at all and Alesis sucks ass at helping.

odck Well-suited for musicians and producers who use apps to create music, the dock lets you connect a guitar, bass, microphones, keyboards and MIDI gear.


I use the iO Dock with my iPad as a controller for music soft synths. However, my experience is the opposite that of many users. Be the first to review this item. Apple seems bent on changing the game at every turn.

Alesis iO Dock II Recording iPad Dock Review | Hear The Music

Power comes from a mains adaptor, so the iO Dock charges your iPad as you work and there’s a useful locking clamp to make sure the power cable doesn’t come loose. Be aware, though, that some apps are not compatible with the iO Dock – IK Multimedia’s Amplitube for instance, at the time of writing, doesn’t ‘see’ the iO Dock and will only accept an input through devices like its own iRig, plugged into the iPad’s headphone. Like Tweet Pin it Submit Email.

That said, there are users who rave about this dock. Sign In or Register to comment. I have it and works great. However, after investigating a little deeper I realized that the mini-plug headphone jack on the iPad is still easily accessible when mounted alesiis the iO Dock however, you cannot access the volume rocker. Your email address will not be published.