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Alesis DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset  

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The DM Lite 5-Piece Electronic Drumset features four drum pads and three cymbal pads – each providing authentic feel and indicating notes with an int...Read More

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End your digital holdout with a DM Lite e-kit from Alesis.

The DM Lite 5-Piece Electronic Drumset features four drum pads and three cymbal pads – each providing authentic feel and indicating notes with an internal blue LED light for a colorful display while in play.

Included foot pedals control the hi-hat and kick action, while the pre-assembled 4-post rack enables a three-step setup – no tools required. The wiring snake connects all of the pads, cymbals, and pedals to the DM Lite module with one single, convenient connection. No braiding or tangling of cables.

With a drum module offering training functions, 10 preset kits, 200 sounds, 30 play-along tracks and more, this kit is suitable for novice to expert players. The connectivity options of the module include 1/8” and 1/4” stereo outputs and USB MIDI to integrate with recording software of your choice. This kit is a great solution for home studios and all levels of practice in urban spaces. So enter the digital era today with electronic drums that have a price with a few less digits.

FEATURES
  • Pre-assembled rack system
  • LED illuminated drum and cymbal pads
  • DM Lite drum module features 10 ready-to-play kits, 30 songs and over 200 drum and cymbal sounds (fully accessible by external MIDI sources)
  • Connectivity options include 1/8" stereo aux input, USB/MIDI, 1/8" headphone and 1/4" stereo outputs

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SPECIFICATIONS

DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset

  • Snare (x1) + Toms (x3)
  • 10" Blue LED Illuminated Triangular Cymbal Trigger Pads
  • Hi Hat (x1) + Crash (x1) + Ride (x1)
  • Hi-Hat Controller Pedal
  • Provides Momentary Open/Closed Operation
  • Kick Drum Trigger Pedal
  • Velocity-Sensitive Internally Mounted Dynamic Piezo Sensor
  • Preassembled 4-Post Rack with All Mounting Hardware
  • Assembly Guide
  • User Guide
  • Safety & Warranty Manual
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AlesisDM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset
 
3.6

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great sound (8)
  • Responsive (6)
  • Versatile (5)
  • Huge tone (4)
  • Sensitive (4)

Cons

  • Poorly made (4)

Best Uses

  • Accompaniment (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Alesis Dmlite

This is an excellent kit or the price tag offered . I recently moved Into an apartment and needed a kit to be able to practice fast , I also have a few projects that...Read complete review

This is an excellent kit or the price tag offered . I recently moved Into an apartment and needed a kit to be able to practice fast , I also have a few projects that I needed to have something portable to rehearse with in similar sound restricting environments The Alesis dm lite has fit all of those needs . Playability is great off of the bat my only pet piece is not being able to use a real kick pedal. After two weeks of use my pedal broke and started miss triggering unfortunately I did not order from here . Hopefully I can get the trigger swapped for a pad trigger. The training couch function. Is huge I have noticed a clean up in my playing from just 2 weeks of using It . All though there are only 10 sounds they are all very useful

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Ok for the price

I picked this set up used from MF. It's not bad for the price but I quickly decided I needed something better. The kick pedal lasted about five days before it stopped working,...Read complete review

I picked this set up used from MF. It's not bad for the price but I quickly decided I needed something better. The kick pedal lasted about five days before it stopped working, but the set was used. My biggest issues were not being able to add on a double bass pedal and I assume it won't accept other add ons either. It's built light which is good for travel and storage but it will move around a bit when you get playing. I haven't knocked it over but I don't think it would take much to do so. Another issue is layout. Unless the kit is modified, the snare is far enough under the hi hats that you'll hit sticks together, unless the hats are moved unnaturally far away. I decided to exchange this kit, spend some more money and upgrade to the DM8 Pro.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Ok for the price

By Greg

from Indiana

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Decent sound

Cons

  • Kick Pedal
  • Snare

Best Uses

    Comments about Alesis DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset:

    I picked this set up used from MF. It's not bad for the price but I quickly decided I needed something better. The kick pedal lasted about five days before it stopped working, but the set was used. My biggest issues were not being able to add on a double bass pedal and I assume it won't accept other add ons either. It's built light which is good for travel and storage but it will move around a bit when you get playing. I haven't knocked it over but I don't think it would take much to do so. Another issue is layout. Unless the kit is modified, the snare is far enough under the hi hats that you'll hit sticks together, unless the hats are moved unnaturally far away. I decided to exchange this kit, spend some more money and upgrade to the DM8 Pro.

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    2.0

    NOT WORTH IT!!!!!

    By AlexM

    from Lake Charles, LA

    About Me Novice

    Pros

    • Great Sound

    Cons

    • Poorly Made

    Best Uses

      Comments about Alesis DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset:

      I bought this for myself with Christmas money, and it sounded great and was a big help for me to get into drums for the 4 months that I had it. Just now though, the kick pedal went out on me. Don't know where to get another one so I'm just going to focus on getting an acoustic drum set where that kind of misfunction won't happen. I would not buy this kit again. Don't waste your money like I did.

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      (1 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Avoid at all cost

      By Baseman

      from Brooklyn ny

      About Me Experienced

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      Verified Buyer

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        Cons

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            Comments about Alesis DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset:

            This item will ruin your day I can't even give it away for free I hate it so much it is awful it sound nothing like a drum set not even close it's like banging on broken paint buckets and cracked frying pans it's more of a racoon job

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            cheaply made

            By TigersOfMu

            from evans mills, NY

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Great Sound
            • Huge Tone
            • Responsive
            • Sensitive
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • Poorly Made

            Best Uses

              Comments about Alesis DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset:

              been playing drums for almost my entire life. got this set because it was cheap and had decent reviews. Ive had this set for about 2 weeks. little did I know the piece that hold the "cymbals" on are plastic. I was playing last night and 2 of the cymbals fell off. cannot be repaired. I thought drums were meant to be banged on. guess not with this hunk of junk

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              5.0

              Awesome piece of equipment!

              By iTZ ThE FiNaLE

              from KY

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Sound
              • Huge Tone
              • Responsive
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Accompaniment

                Comments about Alesis DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset:

                Cool set for the price. I was looking for something that wouldn't bother anyone and I could play anytime. Perfect set for messing around on and practice.

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                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                This is with every Penny

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Gray For Beginners Also
                  • Great For Biginnners

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Alesis DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset:

                    I recently purchased the Alesiss DM Lite and the the base pedal is killer amazing sound. Incredible sound.

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                    5.0

                    Totally happy

                    By Steelin' in Texas

                    from Texas

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Pros

                    • Easy Set Up And Portable
                    • Great Sound
                    • Huge Tone
                    • Responsive
                    • Sensitive
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Accompaniment
                    • Small Venues
                    • Soundtracks

                    Comments about Alesis DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset:

                    I'm not a drummer but I bought this for my jam room. It sounds great, saves room, and most drummers I've invited see to like considering they can just come and play. It's also great for keeping a low level on practices so my neighbors are happier too.

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                    4.0

                    Great pratice kit

                    By Ringo

                    from Miles City Montana

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Great Sound
                    • Huge Tone
                    • Responsive
                    • Sensitive

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Accompaniment

                      Comments about Alesis DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset:

                      Great sound for the price a good space saver over all a good practice kit it does have good sound I would like to see a little larger pads

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                      5.0

                      Awesome starter set for 9 year old...

                      By Hammer8

                      from Virginia

                      About Me Novice

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Decent price
                      • Easy Set Up
                      • Great Sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Starter Set For Child

                        Comments about Alesis DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset:

                        Our first real instrument for our kids.
                        Wonderful! They are thrilled and we enjoy listening to them practice due to the awesome sound.

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                        (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        Don't buy

                        By Drummerboy

                        from Auburn, kentucky

                        About Me Experienced

                        Pros

                        • Re Cool

                        Cons

                        • Poorly Made
                        • Replaced Kick Pedal Twice

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Alesis DM LITE Five-Piece Electronic Drumset:

                          I have replaced bass pedal twice in 10 days. I want a refund.

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