Alesis SR-16 Video Manual

SR16 AngledThe two-part SR-16 Video Manual is a detailed 109 minute seminar covering all functions and features of this classic drum machine.  It also provides a walkthrough of pattern recording and song construction.  Hosted by by Craig Anderton, featuring Steve Smythe.

 

Part 1: 57 minutes


Part 2: 45 minutes

Part 1 Contents

02:00 Basic Hookup
03:33 Output Jacks
04:02 Tape Jack
04:30 MIDI Jacks
04:55 Footswitch Jacks
05:54 AC Adapter
   
06:35 Front Panel
07:34 Preset Patterns
08:31 Velocity Buttons
08:41 Dynamic Articulation
09:40 Button Velocity Levels
09:59 127 Velovity Levels Vis MIDI
10:18 Function Buttons
11:02 Select a Preset Pattern
   
11:57 SR-16 Pattern & Song Basics
12:06 Preset & User Patterns
12:24 A & B Patterns
12:53 Fill Patterns
13:28 Preset/User Button
13:39 Perform & Compose Mode
   
14:44 Play a Pattern
15:13 LCD Display
12:27 Tempo Flash
15:52 Tap Tempo
16:23 Tempo Increment Buttons
16:50 Using A/B Transitions
17:53 Using Fill Transitions
18:25 Fill Without Transition
19:03 Footswitch Tempo & Transitions
   
19:24 Songs
19:47 Create a song list
20:15 Basic Song Features
24:29 Erase a Song
25:24 Realtime Song Creation
   
27:11 Song Editing
27:28 Replace a Step
28:25 Erase a Step
28:52 Insert a Step
29:59 Insert a Fill
31:34 Erase a Fill
33:09 Name a Song
35:04 Extend a Song
36:59 Record a Pattern
   
38:15 Setup Menus
38:45 Record Setup
39:15 About Swing
42:24 Swing Select
43:27 Click Select
43:45 Click Volume
45:35 Change Length
45:49 Automatic Revert
47:15 Change Length Start
48:19 Offset
   
50:00 Step Mode
50:35 Record The Part
52:14 Record a Fill
52:56 Copy a Pattern to a Fill
53:15 About Fills
54:18 Spot Erase
56:03 Erase an Entire Drum
56:40 Erase a Pattern or Fill

 

Part 2 Contents

00:02 Step Edit Mode
02:09 Add an Event-Change Volume
05:29 Erase Event
06:50 Copy Event
07:49 Cop a Pad
08:53 Copy A Pad to Another Pad
10:14 Copy a Pattern To Itself
   
12:13 Drum Setup
12:23 Drumset Select
13:00 Voice Select
15:04 Volume
15:25 Panning
15:50 Tuning
16:30 Assign Voices
   
18:12 Output
18:26 Assign Kick & Snare to Separate Outputs
19:30 Save Drum Set
   
20:55 The SR-16 as a Drum Module
22:14 MIDI Setup
22:33 MIDI Channel
23:35 Drum In
24:48 Drum Out
25:43 MIDI Note Assignment
27:31 Clock In
28:26 Clock Out
28:56 MIDI Thru
29:30 Program Change
30:33 Note Map
   
33:34 Set Mode
35:22 Backup
36:13 Tape Interface
38:09 SysEx Dump with DataDisk (note the DataDisk is discontinued and no longer available)
45:32 Alesis Introduces "New" Products

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