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4 years ago
There you go then! Except I would go with either the SR-16 or the newer SR-18.The two are separated by a $100 price difference but it really doesn't matter if you have your eyes on the price or the feature set-BOTH of these are winners!BTW, I hear the SR-16 has been loaded with NEWER sounds than its original predecessor ( 1991) making it even MORE of an outstanding value at 149.99. I paid TWICE as much for the "old man" but it STILL kept me out of trouble for half a decade! And a THIS price point, I am almost SURE that there isn't a piece of software that can come CLOSE to the versatilty of this unit!With Alesis, a drum hit hard takes on the modulation of a drum being hit hard, instead of sounding like a sample with a volume increase!Best part, though, is that you CAN edit your samples-not super-deep, but enough to get what you want!"Sound Stacking" is the absolute best! With MY Alesis from 1991, I took two sounds, combined them, and came up with an ultra-realistic side stick sound! If you find a kick drum sound that you like for the attack, but it decays too fast, you can stack it with ANOTHER kick drum that has more "oomph!"Starting to sound like a rep here, so let me close by saying $149.00 will get you A LOT!Only thing is SWEETWATER, is that you don't mention whether the "NEW" SR-16 has at least MIDI I/O!!!But, it probably should!
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