Griffin StudioConnect with Lightning - iPad Dock w/ Audio & MIDI No Longer Available

Docking iOS Audio/MIDI Interface with 1/8" Stereo I/O, 1/4" Direct Input, Stereo RCA Output, 5-pin MIDI I/O, and Analog Volume Controls - Lightning Connector
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Griffin StudioConnect with Lightning - iPad Dock w/ Audio & MIDI
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Turn Your iPad into Your Studio!

With an all-in-one Griffin StudioConnect with Lightning iPad docking interface, you can easily connect all of your favorite music gear to your Apple iPad or iPad mini. This remarkably simple, sleek, and ergonomically designed iOS interface gives you the audio and MIDI I/O you need to produce music on your iPad. At the same time, the StudioConnect with Lightning doubles as a conventional iPad dock, supplying your iPad with power and keeping it propped up at an ideal working angle. If you're looking for a way to get the most out of your music-making iOS apps, then you need a Griffin StudioConnect with Lightning interface.

Griffin StudioConnect with Lightning Docking iOS Interface at a Glance:
  • All of the analog audio I/O you need
  • MIDI I/O lets you hook up your keyboards and controllers
  • Dock-style setup keeps your iPad charged
All of the analog audio I/O you need

Whether you play guitar, keys, or some other instrument, you'll find the I/O you need to record built into the Griffin StudioConnect with Lightning iOS interface. That's because Griffin outfitted their StudioConnect with Lightning with both a 1/8" stereo line input and an instrument-ready 1/4" input. That gives you the freedom to plug in your axe, hook up your keys, or even patch in your favorite mic pre and record straight to your iPad. The StudioConnect with Lightning even gives you dedicated volume controls for both your headphones and your studio monitors.

MIDI I/O lets you hook up your keyboards and controllers

Audio I/O is great for recording, but if you want to take full advantage of all of those cool iOS virtual instruments, you'll need a way to hook up your MIDI controller keyboard. Good thing Griffin gave the StudioConnect with Lightning a full set of conventional 5-pin MIDI I/O. Just hook your MIDI keyboard up to the StudioConnect with Lightning, launch your favorite Core MIDI compliant iOS soft synth, and you're ready to perform and write music on your iPad.

Dock-style setup keeps your iPad charged

Here's one other thing that makes the Griffin StudioConnect with Lightning even more useful than your typical iOS interface: it doubles as a dock. That means even as you record, sequence, and play back music with your StudioConnect with Lightning, your iOS device is happily charging away in the background. This may not sound impressive at first, but it's a major bonus, especially during those longer music-making sessions, when running out of batteries can ruin your day. What's more, because of its flexible design, you can use the Griffin StudioConnect with Lightning with your iPad, your iPhone, or your iPod Touch.

Griffin StudioConnect with Lightning Docking iOS Interface Features:
  • iOS audio/MIDI interface with Lightning connector for iPad mini and iPad (4th generation)
  • Compatible audio and MIDI interface for most iOS music-creation apps
  • Ergonomic tilt-back design keeps your iOS device at the optimal viewing angle
  • 1/8" stereo and 1/4" DI inputs let you hook up your guitar, bass, keys, or other music gear
  • 1/8" stereo headphone jack and stereo RCA outputs provide connections for your monitors
  • Independent volume knobs for your headphones and monitors let you keep your levels under control
  • Conventional 5-pin MIDI I/O lets you connect your controller keyboard or other MIDI-equipped gear
  • Compatible with Lightning enabled iPads (iPad mini, iPad 4th generation)
Turn your iPad into a complete music production studio with a Griffin StudioConnect with Lightning docking iOS interface from Sweetwater!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number GC37360

Customer Reviews

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See also: iPad Interfaces, Griffin, Griffin Tablet Accessories, Griffin iPad/iPhone Interfaces, Griffin iPad/iPhone Docks, Griffin iPad/iPhone MIDI Interfaces