Eric's Homemade Stuff

An infrequent blog of stuff I make, including music.

A New Music Toy

I got an Alesis IO Dock for my iPad.

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It’s a pro audio dock that has two inputs and I’m hoping that I can use it with my Chapman Stick. Initial experiments indicate that it all depends on the apps.            

I got AmpKit+ to give me a good sound on the melody side and Garageband for iPad to process the bass side. It appears that only Garageband can get input from the second channel. I think this will change as more people get the IO Dock and competing products come out.

Update: I took this back since almost no apps are capable of using two channels at this time. It’s also only 16 bit and I wanted 24.