An Incredible-sounding Drum Controller and Drum Machine!
The Alesis Performance Pad puts a fully functioning drum machine and eight velocity-sensitive drum pads in a low-profile, self-contained unit. You can use the Performance Pad to come up with and record your own beats, or play along with built-in grooves. This versatile unit also includes inputs for a bass drum pedal and hi-hat pedal, as well as allowing you to plug in and play along with your MP3 or CD player. Whether you're practicing with headphones or amplified, you'll sound great with the Alesis Performance Pad!
Alesis Performance Pad Drum Controller at a Glance:
- Inputs for an expanded kit
- An expressive playing experience
- High-resolution headphone out
Inputs for an expanded kit
Performance Pad includes inputs for a bass drum pedal, hi-hat pedal, and a Line-level input to connect a CD Player, iPod, computer, or other audio device so that percussionists can play along with nearly any recorded mix. Built-in rhythm patterns are also included to compliment playing.
An expressive playing experience
Dynamic Articulation technology is included to add nuance to the feel of every drum hit. In addition, there are industry-standard mounting holes on the bottom for easy attachment to an existing drum kit rack.
High-resolution headphone out
The 24-bit, high-quality headphone output on the Performance Pad insures a no-compromise playback experience without disturbing others. Connection to keyboards and sound modules is made simple thanks to the integrated MIDI output.
- Eight natural-feeling, velocity-sensitive drum pads with Dynamic Articulation
- Built-in professional drum machine so you can record and play back your own beats
- 50 Preset / 50 User drum kits with 233 sounds assignable to any pad
- Built-in rhythm patterns to complement your playing
- Large LCD display with easy-to-navigate interface
- Dynamic Articulation stereo samples with reverb and ambience for realistic playing
- Two inputs for external kick and hi-hat pedals (sold separately)
- Stereo input to play along with your CD or MP3 player
- MIDI output to play external MIDI devices
- High-quality 24-bit stereo and headphone outputs
- Lightweight, durable enclosure