Simmons Intros Stryke6 iPad Drum Controller


Simmons has introduced the Stryke6, which they describe as the ‘first-ever iPad-based drum controller’.

The Simmons Stryke6 is an iPad controller with six velocity-sensitive pads, plus two foot pedals for kick and hi-hat control. It can also be used to trigger a variety of DAWs and sample programs with any USB/MIDI computer.


  • Small footprint with 6 velocity-sensitive drum pads
  • Access to a wide range of sounds
  • Kick and hi-hat pedals provide a real drum playing experience
  • Works with most MIDI applications
  • Works with free downloadable Stryke Drums iPad app (from the Apple App Store)
  • Learn to play drums in an engaging, interactive environment using app-based tutorials and the color-coded pads
  • Includes drum sticks and connections for Lighting and 30 pin iPads and USB

Simmons Stryke6 is available now for US $129.99.

12 thoughts on “Simmons Intros Stryke6 iPad Drum Controller

  1. I want to know if the pads can be played by hand instead of sticks.
    And how sensitive are they?

    … like a multi-pad Korg – Wavedrum !

    I’m sick of so many ‘nano’ pad and keyboard controllers with mini-pads.

    Their customer enquiry form is a pain in the a$$ to get through 😐

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