Alesis Crimson Mesh Kit - Loading Samples From A USB Drive

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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. 

 

Contents

  1. Formatting Your USB Drive
  2. Loading Samples To The USB Drive
  3. Loading Samples From The USB Drive
  4. Assigning Samples To A Kit
  5. Further Technical Support 

 

 

 

Formatting Your USB Drive.

  1. Insert your USB drive into the USB port on the right side of the module.  Please wait while the screen reads USB PROCESSING.

    Alesis Crimson Right

  2.  From the main screen hit the MENU button.  Press the DOWN button to highlight USB MEMORY and hit ENTER.


    Alesis Crimson Frmt

  3. Press the DOWN button to highlight FORMAT and then hit ENTER.

     

    Alesis Crimson Formo

     

  4. After hitting ENTER you will be reminded that all data on the drive will be erased. 

    Alesis Crimson Erase


  5. Once FORMAT PROCESSING is completed your USB is properly formatted for the Crimson Module.


    Alesis Crimson Process

     


Loading Samples To The USB Drive

  1. Each sample must be a 16- bit mono WAV file with a maximum size of 15 MB. It can have a sampling rate of 48, 44.1, 32, 22.05, or 11.025 kHz.

  2. After formatting the USB Drive in the Crimson Module Insert the USB drive into your computer.

  3. Open the drive so you can see all of its contents.

  4. Drag the samples you wish to load to the Crimson Module into the VOICE folder.


    Alesis Crimson Loading

  5. Once you load the samples into the Voice folder, eject the drive from the computer before removing it.

     

Loading Samples From The USB Drive.

  1. Plug the loaded USB drive back into the Crimson Module

  2. Press the MENU button.

  3. Press the DOWN button to highlight USB MEMORY and press ENTER.

    Alesis Crimson Frmt

  4. Press the Down button to highlight SAMPLE LOAD and press ENTER.

    Alesis Crimson Load

  5. Here you will see all of the samples that you have loaded on your USB drive.  Use the data wheel to scroll to your preferred sample and press ENTER.  The screen will conform your selection by asking LOAD TO USER VOICE?  Hit the ENTER button.

     

    Alesis Crimson Sample

     

Note: Samples that you have loaded to the drum module can only be deleted all at once. In other words, if you have loaded multiple samples into a kit (or to multiple kits), you cannot delete only one of your samples; you must delete all of them.



Assigning Samples To A Kit

  1. Press the Kit button.  Choose the kit you want to use.

  2. Press the MENU button.
     
  3. Press the DOWN button to highlight VOICE and press ENTER.

      

    Alesis Crimson Voice

     

  4. Strike the pad you wish to load the sample to, or press the UP button to highlight the currently selected pad and use the data wheel to scroll to the pad.

     

    Alesis Crimson Tom

     

  5. Use the data wheel to scroll to your preferred sample.  The loaded samples will be at the beginning of the voice list.

     

    Alesis Crimson Metal

     

Strike the selected pad each time you scroll through a Sample to hear the selected sound being triggered.  Repeat this process for loading your own samples to the pads.

Note: Samples that you have loaded to the drum module can only be deleted all at once. In other words, if you have loaded multiple samples into a kit (or to multiple kits), you cannot delete only one of your samples; you must delete all of them.

 

 

Further Technical Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own a Alesis product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the Alesis technical support team is available to help!

Each product has a dedicated support page on the website where you can find manuals, specifications, software updates, drivers and troubleshooting guides: www.alesis.com

Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: online community support, phone support, email support.

 

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