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A great choice for aspiring drummers everywhere.
The Alesis DM6 electronic drum set highlights the best of Alesis' 20 years of experience in professional electronic percussion instruments. This electronic drum kit features a completely redesigned sound module with 108 quality drum, cymbal, and percussion sounds. Its drum pads feel great and its hardware and rack system are built to last.
Unmistakable Alesis Feel
Like all Alesis drum sets, the DM6 features realistic, natural-feeling playing surfaces. To reduce vibration feedback, natural rubber drum and cymbal surfaces were selected for the DM6's drum pads. This 5-piece kit gets you started on a dual-zone snare pad for 2-sound compatibility. You can dial in a snare drum sound in the center and a rim click, rim shot, or something totally different like a cowbell on the rim.
The Alesis DM6 electronic drum kit also comes with 3 tom pads, an upright kick drum pad, hi-hat, crash, and ride cymbal pads. It even comes with an Alesis bass drum pedal and the kick pad is compatible with most single and double bass pedals.
The DM6 module features an internal collection of topnotch drum, cymbal, and percussion sounds. You can edit and save your drum kits for custom sounds. You get 10 presets and 5 custom slots. In addition to the sounds, there's a USB output that sends the notes you play out as MIDI signal. This enables you to use the DM6 as a trigger-to-MIDI interface with drum-module software such as BFD, Toontrack, or Reason for a limitless collection of sounds.
The Alesis DM6 has headphone and amplifier outputs so you can play quietly in phones or connect up and rock out. You can also connect your iPod or CD player and mix it in with the DM6's stereo input jack.
The DM6 module has a metronome, an essential tool for keeping steady time whether you're practicing alone or with a band. The DM6 also has a built-in sequencer with 40 preset music tracks for play along—great practice tool!
A drum set is only as strong as its weakest link. The DM6 Kit mounts on a heavy-duty aluminum rack. The standard 1-1/2" tubing enables you to add on with Alesis and other brands' clamps and mounts. The electric drum kit also comes with a full set of mounting hardware and cables, as well as rugged kick drum and hi-hat pedals.
- 5-piece electronic drum set with DM6 drum-sound module
- DM6 module contains 108 topnotch drum, cymbal, and percussion sounds
- Realistic, natural-feeling playing surfaces
- 15 programmable drum sets
- Dual-zone snare pad for rim click and rim shot capability
- USB-MIDI output for use with drum-module software
- Connect your iPod or CD player and mix it in with 1/8" input
- Expandable with any of the Alesis e-Percussion essentials
- Velocity sensitive
- DM6 drum sound module
- Dual-zone snare pad
- Tom pads
- Hi-hat, ride, and crash cymbal pads
- Upright kick tower
- Alesis kick pedal
- Alesis hi-hat pedal
- ProRack complete with mounting hardware
- DM6 Kit cable snake
- Drum key
- Assembly instructions/quick start guide
- Kits: 10 Preset, 5 User Kits
- Patterns: 40 Preset, 1 User
- Sounds: 108
- Inputs: 1/8" stereo mix-in, 25-pin D-sub for cable snake
- Outputs: 1/8" stereo master, 1/8" headphone
- USB for trigger-to-MIDI interface
Get more than you bargained for with the DM6 Kit. Order today.
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Comments about Alesis DM6 USB Electronic Drum set:
I have owned this set for 8 months. The programming was updated allowing better sound. It was easy online. I use it with a 30 watt drum amp. Sounds great. The only changes I would make are upgreding the snare to a real feel head, you just have to on the snare and addind 1 or 2 extra ports to add cymbals.