Alesis iO Mix - Frequently Asked Questions

alesis iomix mainThe Alesis iO Mix is more than just a mixer. It is a four-channel audio interface that delivers safe and secure iPad integration. Together, your iPad and iO MIX serve up a totally integrated recording studio that can accompany you down the street—or around the world.  This article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the Alesis iO Mix.



Frequently Asked Questions


Which versions of the iPad work with the iO Mix?

The iO Mix is officially supported for use with iPad generation 1, 2, 3 and 4.



Will I have to buy a dock adapter to use iPad generation 2, 3, and 4?

The iO Mix includes a sled adapter for iPad generation 2, 3, and 4. You will need to remove the sled adapter to use the first generation iPad with iO Mix.  There is no adapter available for the iPad AIR or iPad Mini.



Does the iO Mix work with the iPad Air or the iPad Mini?

Many have used the iPad Air and iPad Mini successfully with iO Mix, however the iPad Air or Mini are not officially supported. Because of the size difference, they will not sit perfectly in the docking station.


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

 The iO Mix works with nearly all iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches. However, the iO Mix is officially supported for use with the iPad generation 1, 2, 3, and 4 as listed above.


Is the iO Mix capable of recording all 4 channels simultaneously to my Apple Device?

 Yes!  The iO Mix is capable of recording 4 channels of audio to your iOS application as long as the application supports multitrack recording.

Does the iO Mix have a built in limiter for each channel?

Yes!  All four channel limiters activate when the LIMITER button is pressed.


What type of inputs does the iO Mix has?

The iO Mix has 4 XLR/1/4" combo jacks for microphones and/or line level devices. There is also a GUITAR switch that will activate channel one to provide higher impedance for guitars and basses.


How many channels of Phantom Power does the iO Mix have?

 Phantom Power is included with all 4 channels.

Does each channel on the iO Mix have EQ settings?

 Each channel has EQ adjustments for Treble and Bass frequencies.  

Is the iO Mix available in more than one color?

 The iO Mix is available in a gray finish only.


Further Product Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own a Alesis product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the Alesis technical support team is available to help!

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