Alesis Burst Kit - Frequently Asked Questions

BurstKit Ortho RGBThe Alesis Burst Kit is a complete 8-piece electronic drum kit that includes everything you need to play like a pro. It features an 8" dual-zone snare drum for great feel and natural response, pedals for kick and hi-hat, plus three dynamic 8" tom pads and three 10" cymbals. A virtually unlimited range of playing expression and the mounting rack keeps everything solid and secure. This guide discusses some common questions about the Burst Kit features and functionality.

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Alesis DM10 - Setup With Addictive Drums

alesis dm10 module main5One of the great features on the Alesis DM10 drum module is the convenient USB connection, allowing the ability to trigger your favorite DAW or virtual instrument. This tutorial walks through setting up a DM10 drum module to work as a MIDI controller in XLN's Addictive Drums.

 

 

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Alesis DM10 - Setup Guide

alesis dm10 module main5The DM10 default settings allow the user to play immediately upon connection, but, like any new kit, sometimes a few small adjustments are needed in order for the DM10 to be up, running, and ready to rock with your style of playing.  While there are lots of fine-tuning options available that you may become familiar with over time, this guide (and video) walks through the main settings to adjust in order to get playing as quickly as possible!

 

 

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Alesis SamplePad Pro - Frequently Asked Questions

alesis samplepadpro3 mainSamplePad Pro is the all-in-one percussion instrument that knows no bounds.  It is everything you’re looking for in a pad-based instrument and more.  This article walks through a number of Frequently Asked Questions abut the SamplePad Pro.

 

 

 

 

 

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Alesis DM Lite Kit - Frequently Asked Questions

alesis dmlite main3Add an exciting light show to any performance! The Alesis DM Lite Kit with light-up LED pads will have any novice or accomplished drummer playing—and playing better—right away. The pre-assembled kit sets up quickly—no tools required. In addition to hundreds of world-class sounds, the DM Lite Module contains a built-in drum coach offering play-along patterns and exercises to improve your skills. Use the DM Lite Kit on stage with an amplifier, or practice through headphones in your bedroom or dorm. This complete package even includes sticks, so you can start playing today.

This article walks through a number of Frequently Asked Questions about the Alesis DM Lite Kit.

 

 

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Alesis DM7X Kit - Frequently Asked Questions

alesis dm7xkit main3The DM7X Kit is the perfect choice for any electronic percussionist, whether you’re just starting out, or looking to upgrade to a higher-quality kit with a professional module.  This kit features ultra-quiet rubber drum and cymbal pads, a preassembled rack that will have you playing in minutes, a low-noise StealthKick 2 bass triger, and Alesis Pro X Kick bass pedal combo, and an advanced drum module with hundreds of included sounds. For further answers to some frequently asked questions about this product, check out this article!

 

 

 

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Alesis Nitro Kit - Frequently Asked Questions

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The Alesis Nitro Kit is a powerful eight-piece electronic drum kit that comes with the Nitro drum module and is great for nearly any playing style.  It is the perfect choice for any electronic percussionist, whether you’re just starting out, or looking to upgrade to a higher-quality kit with a professional module.  This article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the Alesis Nitro Kit.

 

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Alesis DM10 - Setup with Ableton Live Lite 8

alesis dm10 module main5One of the greatest features on the Alesis DM10 drum module is the convenient USB connection, allowing you to trigger your favorite DAW or virtual instruments on your computer right from the DM10 kit.  This tutorial walks through setting up a DM10 drum module to work as a MIDI controller in Ableton Live Lite 8.

 

 

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Alesis Sample Pad and PercPad - Creating Bigger and Better Sounds

alesis samplepercpadAlesis’ popular e-percussion instruments come with 25 of the most requested sounds in all of popular music. But, did you know you can edit and customize these sounds? The following guide illustrates how to modify the internal sounds as well as sounds loaded from an SD card (SD card available on the Sample Pad only). Using these tips, you'll have customized sounds that are truly your own.

 

 

 

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Alesis DM7X Session Kit - Frequently Asked Questions

dm7x session kit main5Step up and start drumming with the DM7X Session Kit from Alesis. Packed with premium Alesis sounds and onboard extras, the expandable DM7X module is the heart of your new drumset. Extremely playable pads offer realistic extras such as a dual-zone snare for accurate rimshots, as well as a crash cymbal with choke. The enhanced bass drum system is fast, responsive, and extra-quiet. Sturdy and compact, the all-in-one drum rack features a wide stance with longer feet for improved balance.

 

 

 

 

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Alesis Pro X Hi-Hat - Frequently Asked Questions

Alesis ProX Hihat MainThe Alesis Pro X Hi-Hat is a dual-cymbal, continuous hi-hat controller that brings natural hi-hat playability and feel to Alesis DM10 and DM8 drummers everywhere. Precisely calibrated for the Alesis DM10 and DM8 series electronic drum kits, Pro X Hi-Hat integrates seamlessly with and expands the expressive capabilities of these popular electronic instruments. With Pro X Hi-Hat, you get all the advantages of an electronic controller without sacrificing the natural feel of an acoustic hi-hat.

 

 

 

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Alesis DM Dock - Frequently Asked Questions

alesis dmdock main3The Alesis DM Dock allows you to harness the power of your iPad to create a totally intuitive, customize-able, and world-class drum interface. The iPad offers wireless connectivity and access to a wealth of compatible drum apps—including the DM Touch app, created by Alesis to make the most of the DM Dock. Together they offer a level of total control and integration that no other system can match. This article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the DM Dock. 

 

 

 

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Alesis DM7X Module - Video Walkthrough

dm7x module mainThe Alesis DM7X is a professional quality drum module with a ton of features and it is a great choice for any electronic drummer. Check out this guide and video walkthrough to learn more about the features of the DM7X module.

 

 

 

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Alesis DM10 - How to Back Up the Settings

alesis dm10 module main5This article walks you through how to back up the DM10 module settings, in case you ever need to do a factory reset. For this tutorial we will be using Bome's SendSX for Windows and SNoize's MIDI Monitor for Macintosh.

 

 

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Alesis DM Pro - Compatible PCM/CIA Cards

alesis dmpro flash3The PCM/CIA card must be a SRAM or Linear Flash Card AMD C or D series such as an 8Mb from Centennial or Pretec card. To load samples onto a card, this requires a linear flash card. The SRAM cards are just used for midi tracks and sysex files, but not samples.

 

 

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Alesis SampleRack - Frequently Asked Questions

alesis samplerack main2SampleRack is the open-ended percussion module for the modern player. In a streamlined single rack-space module, it delivers hundreds of professionally recorded in-demand sounds—and you can easily add more.  This article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the Alesis SampleRack.

 

 

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Alesis Samplepad Pro - How To Optimize Crosstalk, Sensitivity, and Triggering

alesis samplepadpro3 mainThe Alesis SamplePad Pro is an all-in-one electronic percussion device which makes it easy . On any electronic percussion pad, all of the pads can hear the strikes made to all of the other pads. Because of this, playing harder than necessary will increase the likelihood of unintended pads triggering. As you get to know the Alesis Sample Pad Pro, you’ll get accustomed to how much force is appropriate when triggering sounds. This guide covers some basic measures you can take to optimize crosstalk, sensitivity and triggering.

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Alesis DM10 - Blue Jay Update: Assigning Instruments To Triggers

alesis dm10 module main5After updating your DM10 module and installing the Bluejay Sound Set, you may notice that some triggers no longer have an instrument assigned and are not triggering any sounds. Have no fear! This guide walks through a few simple steps you can take so that you can get to playing with the new Bluejay sound set quickly and easily.

 

 

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Alesis DM10 Studio Kit Mesh - Frequently Asked Questions

alesis dm10s tudio meshThe Alesis DM10 Studio Mesh Kit is a six-piece electronic drum set with our exclusive Alesis dual-zone mesh drum heads (patent pending) that deliver an unprecedented degree of realistic drum “feel” and personal expression for modern electronic drummers.  This article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the Alesis DM10 Studio Mesh kit.

 

 

 

 

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Alesis DM10 X Kit Mesh - Frequently Asked Questions

 

alesis dm10x meshThe Alesis DM10 X Mesh Kit is a premium six-piece electronic drum set with our exclusive Alesis dual-zone mesh drum heads (patent pending) that deliver an unprecedented degree of realistic drum “feel” and personal expression for modern electronic drummers.  This article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the Alesis DM10X Mesh kit. 

 

 

 

 

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Alesis CompactKit 7 - Frequently Asked Questions

alesis compactkit7 mainThe Alesis CompactKit 7 is a tabletop electronic drum kit with seven velocity-sensitive drum pads that deliver realistic drum sound with the feel and response of real drums. It also comes with two pedals for hi-hat and kick drum, so you’ll really feel as if you’re sitting down at an actual set. There are 100’s of built-in percussion voices, preset drum kits and play-along songs, so you can get started right away with your own customized sound. This article aims to answer the questions you may have about the Alesis CompactKit 7. 

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Alesis CompactKit 4 - Frequently Asked Questions

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The Alesis CompactKit 4 is a tabletop electronic drum kit with everything a young drummer needs to sharpen their skills on their way to stardom! Four velocity-sensitive drum pads deliver realistic drum sound with the feel and response of real drums. There are dozens of built-in songs and rhythms, so any young percussionist can start playing along with the music right away—no need to wait for “the band” to come over! This article reviews some of the questions you may have about the Alesis CompactKit 4.

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Alesis SamplePad4 - Frequently Asked Questions

SamplePad4 Overview 1The Alesis SamplePad 4 is an all-in-one percussion and sample-playing instrument. With a built-in library of the most commonly requested percussion and electronic drum sounds and the ability to load samples, the only limit is your imagination. This article walks through a number of frequently asked questions abut the SamplePad 4.

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Alesis Crimson Mesh Kit - Setup with Ableton Live Lite

CrimsonModule Ortho RGBThe Alesis Crimson Mesh Kit is a flexible, powerful, and affordable five piece electronic drum kit with mesh heads and the Crimson Advance Drum Module.  This tutorial walks through setting up a Crimson Mesh drum module to work as a MIDI controller in Ableton Live Lite 

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Alesis DM6 - How to Adjust Your Frame, Pad, and Cymbal Clamps for the Most Stability

alesis dm6 clamp nobgAssembling an electronic drum kit for the first time may seem overwhelming, but the easily adjustable hardware design of the Alesis DM6 will allow you to be up and playing with minimum fuss. We often hear from customers who aren't sure how much to tighten the clamps which hold the DM6 kit together. This article will offer some tips so you can "set and forget" the hardware clamps when assembling your Alesis DM6 kit. 

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Alesis Crimson Mesh Kit - Loading Samples From A USB Drive

CrimsonModule Ortho RGBThe Crimson Drum Module features a USB memory stick input. You can use this input to load your own .WAV samples for the ultimate flexibility. Once the .WAV samples are loaded, you can easily assign these to any zone of any pad on the Crimson Mesh Kit. The sonic possibilities are endless! 

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Alesis Nitro Kit - Adjusting Trigger Settings For Optimal Performance

NitroKit Module Ortho Web 00The Alesis Nitro Kit is a complete 8-piece electronic drum kit that includes everything you need to play like a pro. While the kit is ready-to-go right out of the box, spending some time to truly optimize the trigger settings can match the response perfectly with any playing style and improve performance overall. This article will explains some of he most important settings and shows you how and when to make adjustments to optimize the performance of your Nitro Kit.

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Alesis DM10 - Troubleshooting Common Trigger Problems

alesis dm10 module main5If you've ever had to assemble an electronic drum kit, you'll know that it's not always as easy as it looks. Even accidentally swapping a single cable can lead to some odd trigger behavior. This article will walk through how to easily troubleshoot and resolve some of the most common trigger issues with the DM10 drum module.

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