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Alesis DM7X Session Electronic Drumset  

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Step up and start drumming with the DM7X Session 5-piece. Packed with premium Alesis sounds and onboard extras, the DM7X module is the heart of your ...Read More

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OVERVIEW

Session-style performance matched with excellent sound.

Step up and start drumming with the DM7X Session 5-piece. Packed with premium Alesis sounds and onboard extras, the DM7X module is the heart of your new drumset. Extremely playable pads offer realistic extras such as a dual-zone snare for accurate rimshots, as well as a crash cymbal with choke. The enhanced bass drum system is fast, responsive, and extra-quiet. The sturdy, all-in-one drum rack features a wide stance with longer feet for improved balance. Compact and complete, the DM7X Session Kit fits easily into a home studio or performance stage. Add an extra tom pad and/or cymbal pad to grow this expandable kit as your needs change.

The DM7X module comes complete with 40 classic and modern ready-to-play kits. Easily tweak any existing kit, or create your own using the 385 premium drum, cymbal, and percussion sounds. Drum and cymbal buttons are arranged to resemble the layout of a traditional kit, so it’s simple to assign sounds and create kits quickly. Plus, the backlit LCD screen makes navigation a breeze.

Inside the DM7X module you’ll find valuable extras. The built-in learning mode features, sixty play-along music tracks, and an onboard metronome allow you to improve your skills. There is even an advanced sequencer and a performance recorder to expand your music-making potential. In addition to the USB MIDI connection for use with computers and mobile devices, the DM7X module also offers MIDI In and Out jacks so you can connect to your favorite MIDI-equipped drum machine, sound module or other audio gear. There is a headphone jack for private practice, plus stereo outs to connect to a PA system, amplifier, or recording interface. The stereo aux input allows you to jam along to your favorite tracks on your CD player or mobile device.

The entire DM7X Session Kit sets up on a compact and sturdy 2-post drum rack. The wide stance and long feet offer stability for any style of drumming. Four Alesis DMPad 8" drum pads are provided; three tom pads and a special dual-zone snare pad offering realistic rim sounds. Next, add in a collection of three 10" cymbal pads—crash, ride, and hi-hat. The crash cymbal pad allows authentic choking of the cymbal sound. Quiet and compact, the bass drum system includes the responsive chain-driven X Kick pedal with an inverted beater for use with the super-silent StealthKick 2 trigger. Additionally, a cable snake is provided for easy and neat connections from the drum module to the drum pads, cymbal pads, and pedals.

FEATURES
  • Complete, compact drumset with unified hardware and drum rack
  • Extremely responsive drum pads including a dual-zone snare
  • Dynamic cymbal pads feature a crash cymbal with choke
  • Chain-drive kick pedal with silent, compact bass trigger
  • Advanced DM7X module with backlit LCD and intuitive layout
  • 40 ready-to-play classic and modern kits—385 drum and cymbal sounds
  • Built-in sequencer, metronome, and performance recorder add versatility
  • Practice your skills with 60 play-along tracks or use the CD/MP3 aux input
  • USB/MIDI connection for use with virtual instrument and recording software
  • MIDI in and out ports for connecting directly to stand-alone MIDI gear
  • Stereo outs connect to any sound system
  • Headphone out for private practice
  • Includes drum sticks, all cables, mounting hardware, and power supply

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SPECIFICATIONS

DM7X Session Electronic Drumset

  • 8" DMPad dual-zone snare pad
  • 8" DMPad single-zone tom pads (x3)
  • X Kick bass pedal and StealthKick trigger pad
  • Inverted beater
  • 10" Hi-Hat cymbal pad
  • Variable hi-hat pedal
  • 10" Crash cymbal pad with choke
  • 10" Ride cymbal
  • Compact rack and all mounting hardware
  • DM7X Advanced Drum Sound Module with power supply
  • Convenient cable snake
  • Drum key
  • Logo plate
  • 10 mounting strips
  • Assembly Guide
  • User Guide
  • Safety & Warranty Manual
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AlesisDM7X Session Electronic Drumset
 
4.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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        5.0

        Great set for the price!

        By Redman69

        from Jacksonville FL

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy to set up
        • Huge Tone
        • Responsive
        • Sensitive
        • Sounds Great
        • Takes Up Little Space
        • Versatile
        • Very Responsive

        Cons

        • Kick Pedal Moves

        Best Uses

        • Home Studio
        • Practice

        Comments about Alesis DM7X Session Electronic Drumset:

        This is my first electronic drum set and so far it hasn't let me down. I bought to play for fun and practice. I also will be using for recording to my DAW. Very responsive pads. For the price this is a great first kit.

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        4.0

        New Drummer

        By Jim

        from Indy

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Great Sound
        • Huge Tone

        Cons

        • Crash Cymbal Too Quiet

        Best Uses

        • Practice Room

        Comments about Alesis DM7X Session Electronic Drumset:

        Sturdy, sounds good, worth the money

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        5.0

        Excellent!

        By Live from the south

        from Brandon, MS

        About Me Experienced

        Ask me a question

        Pros

        • Great Value
        • Snare Pad
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • Brain
        • Poorly Made

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment
        • Jazz Clubs
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues
        • Soundtracks
        • Symphonies

        Comments about Alesis DM7X Session Electronic Drumset:

        Ok, the brain is decent. The tom pad are ok. My favorite pads on this set are the snare and the crash with choke. Hi hat pedal has issues. The cymbals and pads are very sensitive. Ok bottom line Alesis makes good products. The cons to this set are the tom pads and hi hat pedal. The pros are you can do a lot with the brain and the snare and crash pads. So that being said save a little extra cash and get the next kit up that has all double trigger pads. Also I own the Alesis DM 10 and bought this kit to add pads and another brain to my set up because it was so cheap. Let me tell you if I could take the brain from my Alesis DM, all double trigger pads like the snare drum on this kit, and the bass and cymbals that came with the DM 10 you have a pretty nice electric set. The rubber pads like the snare on this set are better than the DM 10 pads upgraded with mesh heads. It even plays with a better feel. I would buy this kit for the price again for the pads but I hope this review helps!

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        4.0

        Very well built, good features & sound

        By birdz_can't_row_boats

        from Palm Bay, FL

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Complete Ready To Play
        • Expandable Module
        • Good Feature Set
        • No Flmsiness At All
        • Very Good Audio

        Cons

        • Feel Of Cymbals
        • Instructions Too Terse
        • Mechanical Issues

        Best Uses

          Comments about Alesis DM7X Session Electronic Drumset:

          This kit arrived only 3 days after ordering, well
          packed and all parts strong and well built.
          Assembly easy, check for correct clamp positioning
          as you go. Rugged yet lightweight when assembled.

          Audio quality excellent, plenty of headphone volume, vol control also sets level to ext. amp

          Recommend good closed-air phones for practice as they help attenuate unwanted stick-to-rubber sounds especially on cymbal pads.

          Kit comes with 1 dual-zone snare pad and 3 single-zone tom pads. Module supports add-on
          of 2 more single- or dual-zone pads and later
          replacement of the single-zone toms w/ dual-zone
          pads if desired.

          Response and sound of tom pads and bass pedal are
          fine, snare and cymbals may need some adjustment
          of voices and settings to get best dynamic response. The velocity curve 5 in pad settings
          seemed to help. Cymbal pads feel a little akward to me and don't really compare with acoustic cymbals in terms of response and feel, but they work and they do sound good. The different feel seems to be less of an issue when using phones.

          Learning and practice features are good but instructions too terse and disjointed, no voice library documentation at all - sorely needed.
          Module seems complex at first, gets easier as
          you go.

          Users may wish to do 3 simple mods to correct
          these mechanical issues found when playing:

          1. 3' dowel or rod ran through bass pedal
          and tied to uprights will stop forward
          creep of pedal.

          2. As designed, cymbals cannot be placed in
          ideal locations directly above uprights.
          By making and adding brackets you can
          attach clamps to top of uprights so that
          cymbal rods slide up and down inside
          upright posts.
          (the post top cap pries off easily)

          3. Since module would support a 3rd
          mounted tom, the module mounting design
          should allow placement under and in front
          of the crossbar with 3 toms above it -
          you can easily add PVC to move module to
          this position and it will still clear
          your knee when playing bass pedal.

          Overall very happy with kit, no serious deficiencies found at all, mechanical issues were easy to correct with simple mods. Strong and
          very portable even fully assembled. Good value, sounds fine, expandable, easy to use, fun and satisfying to play. my rating 4.5 out of 5

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