MESSE08: Alesis Bang The Drum

Surge cymbals and USB brain      17/03/08

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Alesis have updated their drum range with new cymbals for their DM5 Pro drum kit. The Pro version ships with their DM5 drum module and the new Surge cymbals.
    The Surge cymbals feature
  • Real cymbal look and feel with the convenience of electronic percussion
  • HiHat, Crash and Ride cymbals with Piezo triggers
  • Choke or non-choke versions
  • Easily mountable to standard cymbal stands
  • Compatible with most drum modules and can function as a 3 zone cymbal for Roland® modules
  • Professional, industry-standard cymbal appearance for electronic drum kits
While we were there, we also too a look at the USB brain controlled USB-Pro kit, which allows you to interface directly with virtual drum instruments
    Drum Kit:
  • USB/MIDI control - Sends notes and controller information to a software program or hardware module
  • Real drum heads and electronic cymbals with dual-zone triggers
  • HiHat pedal constantly translates motion into proper expressiveness at various open and closed settings
    Trigger|iO Module:
  • 10 TRS Trigger Inputs for Single or Dual-zone Trigger Inputs
  • 20 Programmable Presets for storing and recalling various setups
  • Includes BFD Lite Software Drum Module (Mac and PC) with pro-quality acoustic and electronic drums in standalone, VST, AU and DXi plug-in formats
  • Compatible with most software applications
  • Easy Interface for quick editing and user Setups
  • USB 1.1 Plug and Play (Windows and Mac), MIDI Out
  • HiHat Input for on/off or Continuous Control of HiHat sound for natural playability
  • Up/Down Foot switch Input for selecting Kits remotely
  • Customizable trigger settings for Gain, assignment of MIDI channels, Note numbers, Crosstalk, Velocity curve, Threshold, Re-trigger time and Pad type
  • Mounting holes for optional drum stand mount
For more info: Alesis.com messe08_numark_e-drums_dm5_usb-pro.flv


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