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When selecting lower values, very soft signals hits will trigger the DM5. For more information about setting up the External Trigger parameters in the DM5, see pages 18 through 22, and Chapter 6.

Placement of the trigger should be on the players side of the drum, within a lug or two of where the stick would hit if you played a rimshot. Each voice is an actual digital recording, called a sample. In the mids, microcomputers became inexpensive enough to be built into consumer-priced musical instruments. Standard drum kit sounds can be spread in stereo and assigned to the main outputs, with percussion sounds spread in stereo and assigned to the Aux outputs.

Page 7 Chapter 2: This is the signal strength that the transducer is sending to the triggers in the DM5. Is the volume of the DM5 turned down?

Page 47 External Triggering: Appendix Disconnect any cables connected to the MIDI IN jack, and make sure that a sequencer or keyboard is not sending messages to the DM5 that would make it behave erratically such as a long stream of pitch bend messages on 16 channels simultaneously.


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Trigger Note Assignment Example: Drum Set The classic use of this is with hi-hats; a closed high-hat will cut off an open hi-hat, and hitting an open hi-hat sound will cut off a closed hi-hat. You can use either a normally closed or normally open momentary contact footswitch. Page 26 The factors that most effect the performance of triggers will be your hardware configuration, the different types of pads or drums being used, and the environment in which you will be using the DM5.

For more information about each Function button, see pages 28 though Your First Session with the DM5. What’s A Drum Set When you select a Drum Set, all of its sounds and parameter settings are recalled to recreate the original kit.

Page of 68 Go. Reading The Display When a trigger is struck lightly, the level indicator will move only slightly from left to right.

Don’t have an account? With some experimentation and time, you should be able to find the right combination.

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These are permanently stored in ROM Read Only Memoryso even if you edit one of them or replace one by storing a Drum Set into its memory location, you can recall any of the original presets whenever you want. If your footswitch seems to respond backwards notes sustain unless the footswitch is pressedturn off the DM5, make sure the footswitch plug is fully inserted into the footswitch jack, then turn the power back on.


Alexis there is a difference. These tips will help you get started with a step in the right direction. The DM5 comes with a power adapter suitable for the voltage of the alesie it is shipped to either or V, 50 or 60 Hz.

At times the tom 1 and the tom 2 pad are triggering when not being played. Use a mid to high sensitivity setting if the trigger has an adjustment.

Decay You can use either a normally closed or normally open momentary contact footswitch. Velocity Curve 0, Unassigned, is fully explained on page It may take considerable experimentation to achieve reliable triggering…then again, it may not. When a trigger is struck lightly, the level indicator will move only slightly from left to right. It is the pad being triggered by stand vibrations from the first snare hit.

First, you strike a pad and the DM5 triggers its sound.

High-definition drum module with dynamic articulation 48 pages. Table Of Contents 3: A Drum Set contains 61 notes.

Also See for DM5 Quick reference manual – 2 pages Supplementary manual – 2 pages Quick start owner’s manual – 42 pages. The Store Button Example: