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NAMM 2011: Alesis Announce New DM8 Electronic Drum Kits

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Renowned electronic musical instruments manufacturer Alesis have announced details of two new DM8 electronic drum kits to be launched at this years NAMM.

Alesis, a leading manufacturer of electronic percussion products and studio electronics, announces two new electronic drumsets, the DM8 USB Kit and DM8 Pro Kit, both of which are available now.

Drummers will find the DM8 to be packed with over 750 first-call studio and live drums and cymbals, dozens of playalong tracks and an advanced metronome for practice and performance.

The DM8 features professional audio and trigger inputs and outputs and MIDI and USB MIDI for expansive flexibility and connection to a wide range of devices.

This five-piece kit features a dual-zone snare pad, three tom pads and a kick pad that accommodates single and double pedals.

The kit also includes a hihat with control pedal, crash with choke and a triple-zone ride, responsive, rubber pads are designed to withstand the heaviest hitters, yet capture performance dynamics and articulation.

The DM8 USB Kit comes with a preassembled, four-post DMRack complete with clamps with large wingscrews and mini-boom cymbal arms.

In addition the DM8 Pro Kit comes with a rugged StageRack, which features a sturdy four-post design, clamps with large wingscrews for easy tool-less adjustments.

Posted on 12 Jan 2011 17:55 to category : Instruments News

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