NAMM 2017: Alesis Strike Pro Electronic Drums

Red sparkle kit offers high levels of sample playback      26/01/17

New from Alesis are the Strike series of electronic kits. Coming in 5 and 6 piece configurations, they feature mesh heads and multi-zone cymbal pads. You can load your own samples and have high levels of velocity switching, giving a good level of playability. We spoke to Tim Root behind the velvet rope at the InMusic booth who gave us a demo of the new kits.

Strike "Zone" kit: 5-Piece Professional Electronic Drum Kit with 3 cymbals

  • Strike Performance Module with 4.3 color LED screen
  • Over 1000 drum and percussion instruments and 200 Kits
  • Mesh heads (Patent Pending) with larger shells and standard drum sizes
  • Strike software editor for creating your own custom kits and instruments
  • Sample your own sounds or load .wav files
  • Convenient USB/MIDI connectivity
  • 12" Strike snare pad w/wood shell
  • 8"-10"-12" Strike tom pads w/wood shells
  • 14" Strike kick drum pad w/wood shell
  • 16" Strike ride cymbal (3-zone) w/full rubber pad and hammer marks
  • 14" Strike crash cymbal w/choke, full rubber pad and hammer marks
  • 12" Strike hi hat cymbals (top & bottom) w/full rubber pads and hammer marks
  • 4-post chrome rack

Strike "Pro" kit:  6-Piece Professional Electronic Drum Kit with 5 cymbals

  • Strike Performance Module with 4.3 color LED screen
  • Over 1000 drum and percussion instruments and 200 Kits
  • Mesh Pads with larger shells and standard drum sizes
  • Strike software editor for creating your own custom kits and instruments
  • Sample your own sounds or load .wav files
  • 14" Strike snare pad w/wood shell
  • 8"-10"-12" Strike tom pads w/wood shells
  • 14" Strike tom pad w/wood shell
  • 14" Strike kick drum pad w/wood shell
  • 16" Strike ride cymbal (3-zone) w/full rubber pad and hammer marks
  • (3) 14" Strike crash cymbals w/choke, w/full rubber pads and hammer marks
  • 12" Strike hi hat cymbals (top & bottom) w/full rubber pads and hammer marks
  • Premium 4-post chrome rack (new upgraded rack system)

The Strike Zone and Strike Pro kits will be available in Q2 of 2016.

U.S. pricing will be $1599 and $2499 respectively

 


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