Alesis announces DM Dock for iPad

The Alesis DM Dock combines with your iPad to give you a nearly 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, utilizing the processing power of your iPad or iPad 2 to give you a stage-ready module with a wide array of professional trigger inputs and audio outputs.

The DM Dock is the world’s first drum module for iPad, brought to you by the world’s fastest growing electronic drum brand, Alesis.


  • 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

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