Alesis iO Dock
Whether you write, produce, or perform music, the Alesis iO Dock ($199) is a definite must-have. This first-of-its-kind device connects your instrument of choice to your iPad and all of its apps and processors. Connection is easy -- simply plug your equipment into the XLR and 1/4-inch inputs, MIDI jacks, and/or USB port and start recording, mixing, or adding effects. In addition to the easy and seamless connectivity, the Alesis iO Dock acts as a case, protecting your iPad, whether you're using it in the studio or on the stage.