Alesis IO DOCK II - Frequently Asked Questions

iODockThe iO Dock II enables anyone with an iPad to create, produce, and perform music with virtually any pro audio gear or instrument. The iO Dock II is a universal docking station specifically designed for the iPad, which gives musicians, recording engineers, and music producers the connectivity they need to create and perform on the go. CThis item allows the ability to connect all your pro audio gear to virtually any app in the App Store.  This article walks through a number of frequently asked question about the IO Dock II.


Frequently Asked Questions


Which versions for the iPad work with the iO Dock II

The iO Dock II officially supports iPad generation 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Does the iO Dock II work with the iPad AIR or the iPad Mini?

 The iO Dock II is not supported with the iPad AIR or Mini, however, many have used the iPad AIR and Mini successfully with the IO Dock II.  Because of the size difference they will not sit perfectly in the docking station.

Will the iO Dock work with an iPhone or iPod Touch?

 The iO Dock II works with nearly all iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches. However it is only officially supported on the four iPads listed above.

Is the iO Dock II compatible with both 30-pin Apple devices and Apple devices that have the Lightning connection?

 The iO Dock II comes with BOTH Lightning and 30-pin adapters to allow for use with both types of iPad cnnections.

Does the iO Dock II have a video output?

 Video output is not an included feature of the IO Dock II.

What color is the iO Dock available in?

 The IO Dock II is available in a glossy black finish.

Have there been any improvements made to the iO Dock II compared to the original iO Dock?

 Among a number of changes and additions, one of the top improvements is the higher-quality instrument input.  This input is now a true high impedance, professional-quality instrument input.

Will I have to buy a dock adapter to use an iPad 1?

The new iO Dock will come with an adapter. The adapter is used for iPads 2, 3, and 4. You would need to remove adapter for iPad 1.  There is no adapter available for the iPad AIR or iPad Mini.




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