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Overview

  • Soft touch knobs (adjustable with your drum stick)
  • Ribbed handle for easy transport
  • Protective, long-lasting carpet covering
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    $539.99
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    - $220.00
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      Delivers the volume you need.

      The Simmons DA200S houses a 100-watt low-frequency amp with two 50-watt mid- and high-frequency amps. The low-frequency amp powers a heavy-duty 12" down-firing sub-woofer speaker and a specially designed slot port for bottom-end projection. Left and right mid- and high-frequency amps drive 2-6-1/2" mid-range speakers and 2-1/2" high-frequency tweeters.

      The DA200S maintains the integrity of the stereo drum signal from input to speakers (including line outs and extension speaker jacks). This provides a broad stereo field that positions your drums at their correct sonic locations, providing a realistic audio experience for you and your audience, whether you're in the studio or playing live.

      Features

      General features

      • Soft touch knobs (adjustable with your drum stick)
      • Ribbed handle for easy transport
      • Protective, long-lasting carpet covering
      • High-frequency tweeters for cymbal clarity
      • Heavy-duty midrange speakers for punchy mid-frequency response
      • Heavy-Duty 12" Down-firing sub-woofer for enhanced bass response (internal)
      • Heavyweight steel grille
      • Slot-port for enhanced cabinet with efficiency and bottom-end projection

      Front panel features

      • Drum Inputs: 1/4" input jacks (left and right)
      • Aux Input: 1/4" stereo jack used for connecting any pre-EQ source such as a click track, additional digital instruments, devices, drum pad MPC machines, etc.
      • Drum Volume to control the volume level of the Drum Inputs to the power amplifier
      • Aux Volume to control the volume level of the Aux Input
      • Equalization section with low, mid, and high knobs to control the overall tone
      • Sub controls the volume of the low frequency sub-woofer
      • Master: This controls the overall volume of the amplifier
      • Line In: 1/8" stereo line input which bypasses the EQ tone controls and feeds straight into the power amplifier, perfect for using CD or MP3 players to play along with
      • Headphone Jack: 1/8" stereo output jack which combines all inputs from your drums, Aux Input, and Line In for monitoring your drums during live performances

      Back panel features:

      • Left and Right Line Outs: balanced XLR Line Outs provide quiet, noise-free signal flow through a standard mic cable or snake to a recording or live console
      • Volume Control for Line Outs: completely independent from the Master volume on the front panel, allowing you to set your feed level to a mixing console
      • Ground Lift: to eliminate hum or buzz that may exist if there is a ground loop created between any stage gear and the PA system

      This a premium sound system for electronic drums. Order today with the assurance of our dual 45-day guarantees.

       

      DA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor Specifications:

      • Output power (RMS 1%)
      • 50 Watts @ 8 Ohms (x2) Tweeter Internal Speakers (Stereo)
      • 50 Watts @ 4 Ohms (x2) Midrange Internal Speakers (Stereo)
      • 100 Watts @ 8 Ohms (x1) Subwoofer Internal Speaker (Mono)
      • 500 mWatts @ 32 Ohms (x2) output to Headphones (Stereo)
      • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz, tailored for accurate acoustic response for electronic drums
      • Hum and Noise: -60 dBV with all controls turned down, -55 dBV with all controls turned halfway
      • Input Impedance: 10K Ohms through all inputs
      • Input Levels
      • -16 dBV Drum Inputs to achieve full output
      • - 20 dBV Aux to achieve full output
      • -10 dBV Line In to achieve full output
      • External Outputs
      • Max external speaker output: 30 Watts (x2) extension speaker jacks are wired in series with internal midrange speakers.
      • XLR-Balanced line outputs adjustable from off (CCW) to 0 dBV (CW). Wiring follows IEC268 standard (pin1 shield, 2 +, and 3 —).
      • (All measurements made at 1 kHz, EQ controls flat and volumes Max.)
      • Tone controls (EQ centers): 50 Hz, 800 Hz, 10 kHz, 3 band, +/—12 dB
      • AC power requirements: 400 watts at full output, 14 watts at idle
      • Speakers
      • 12" (305 mm) woofer special design, 8 Ohms rated 150 Watts RMS
      • 2 x 6.5" (165 mm) midrange special design, 4 Ohms rated 65 Watts RMS
      • 2 x 2.5" (64 mm) tweeter special design, 8 Ohms bullet horn rated 50 Watts RMS
      • Dimensions (English) 16 1/2" deep, 17 3/4" wide, 20" tall, including feet (420 cm Deep, 450 cm Wide, 508 cm Tall)
      • Weight: 57 lbs./25.8 kg
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      SimmonsDA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor
       
      4.7

      (based on 37 reviews)

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      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good quality (12)
      • Improves sound (10)
      • Easy to use (9)
      • Functional (8)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing (8)
        • Concerts (5)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (7), Professional musician (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        It's not just for drums...

        Got this for my Roland TS-6S V-Tour kit a few years ago and its still running solid. It is built like a tank and weighs about as much. The sound is loud and...Read complete review

        Got this for my Roland TS-6S V-Tour kit a few years ago and its still running solid. It is built like a tank and weighs about as much. The sound is loud and clear - no rattle, nominal hiss at highest volume (all knobs at 11) - which is to be expected from any amp. The subwoofer really does shake the house. I transitioned this over to my acoustic kit a while ago. My Yamaha kit is mic'd into a mixer with leads running out to this amp. I was going to get a dedicated sub for my kit then figured I try this before spending a lot on just a sub. It's perfect as it offers the widest frequency response for any amp in this category -- or frankly any amp even close to this price range. It sounds good as a small PA too - I have run vocals through this, as well as my bass guitar. Yeah, it's not advertised for such use, but in the end, it's an amp with speakers and it sounds amazing no matter what you pump through it.
        Solid build - really really solid.
        Great price for the quality and diversity offered in this unit.

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Going on my 3rd one.

        I bought one of these back in December. I play Zendrum Live, which is still electronic drums since I am using a sound module. I was using a Roland PM-10, and it...Read complete review

        I bought one of these back in December. I play Zendrum Live, which is still electronic drums since I am using a sound module. I was using a Roland PM-10, and it was working fine, but it just wasn't powerful enough for some stage situations, so I bought this one. Within the first week, I heard a nasty buzzing noise from it, along with really bad crackling noises from the volume controls for the speaker outputs on the back. Thankfully, Guitar Center replaced it. Now, the replacement is showing signs of the same buzzing noise but only on the right channel. So, after speaking with Guitar Center, I was told to call Simmons. Simmons said they will call Guitar Center and they will again, replace it for me. So, 3rd time is the charm? Stay Tuned. In the mean time, my little Roland PM-10 is still going strong as it can, working great as ever. And that one I found on Ebay 3 years ago. I'm tempted to bring this one back and trade it in for the larger Roland PM-30. Simmons, This is your last chance!

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        5.0

        Outstanding Amp for Live Keyboard Rig (W

        By nightcrier

        from Detroit, MI

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Simmons DA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor:

            I have been a "pro" award-winning keyboardist for 4 decades (yup - that old) and over the last 10 years, have been buying, trying and selling all sorts of amps for my keyboard rig (featured in Electronic Musician Mag 2/12). Traynor, Motion Sound, QSC - almost too many to admit too and way too much money spent. Looking for an amp - a stereo setup live - that sounds as close to my studio set-up that wouldn't break the bank or my back and I have to say: this Simmons DA200s does EVERYTHING I ask of it!. Real stereo speaker config that reproduces the pianos, organ clones, synths, ever sound I've put through it to date. Still a tad heavy, it's compact footprint and plenty of power makes it a win-win for me whether I'm pushing my complete multi-keyboard, Mac sequenced show or just a simple NORD 1 board "acoustic" show: this is what I've been looking for. YMMV but for this "classic" rocker, I'm done shopping. www.sweetcrystal.com

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            5.0

            Amazing value

            By johnlenin1

            from Michigan

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Simmons DA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor:

              This amp is LOUD and sounds great. At 50% volume it was easily loud enough for a musical theatre gig in a 500-seat hall. So plenty of headroom for louder gigs or bigger venues. The multiple inputs, outputs, and onboard mixer make it very versatile, too.

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              5.0

              Great With Wavedrum Global

              By ED

              from Suffern, NY

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Alll Purpose

                Comments about Simmons DA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor:

                I was searching for a good Drum Set Monitor for the Wavedrum Global. It makes the Wavedrum Global sing.

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                5.0

                Great Amp

                By DanMan

                from San Diego

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Great Low End
                • Small Package
                • Very Cool Knobs

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Drum Monitor

                  Comments about Simmons DA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor:

                  Great low end for a small amp. Indented grip knobs make for easy adjustment. Priced fairly.

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Simmons DA200S

                  By Mez O'Zoic

                  from Cleve. Oh

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Accurate Sounds
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Good Bang For The Buck
                  • Good For 4pc Band Jams
                  • Good Quality
                  • Sounds great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Simmons DA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor:

                      I got the 200S to use with my old Roland TD-3 kit in my cramped, converted bedroom studio/practice space. Our drummer loves using my edrums and not having to bring his acoustic kit.

                      My impression is that the Simmons accurately reproduces whatever signal it amplifies, so get a good brain. It is so nice to rehearse with drums that don't overwhelm and everybody leaves practice without hearing damage. No volume wars!

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                      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Big Sound - Great Addition To Your Drums

                      By Master Vaulter

                      from Dent, MN

                      About Me Novice

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Improves Sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Simmons DA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor:

                        I have been waiting along time to get an amp especially for my electronic drums. Delivers very good sound and is LOUD ! !

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                        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        thundering bass

                        By SurplusApe

                        from Nevada City, CA

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clean Loud Heavy Bass
                        • Good Quality
                        • Improves Sound

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Simmons DA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor:

                        New to electric drums, old to real ones, the weak link is now my kit, not this amp. It's only going to be used for practice but has to fill a biggish (30'x20') room and keep up with a git and bass. It more than keeps up.

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                        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Yes

                        By dimetime

                        from memphis

                        About Me Novice

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Quality
                        • Great Range Of Sound
                        • Improves Sound

                        Cons

                        • heavy

                        Best Uses

                        • Jamming with friends
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Simmons DA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor:

                        Went from a cheap amp to the da200s and now I can melt faces

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                        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Love it

                        By Sticks on headphones

                        from Coast of Maine

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Verified Buyer

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                              Comments about Simmons DA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor:

                              Shipping box was damaged however monitor was fine

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                              (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Great sound good bass very versatile.

                              By DRUMMERDUDE

                              from Buffalo n.y.

                              About Me Experienced

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Functional
                              • Good Quality
                              • Improves Sound
                              • This Amp Can Really Crank

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Concerts
                                • Practicing

                                Comments about Simmons DA200S Electronic Drum Set Monitor:

                                Built like a tank, It is heavy at 60 lbs. Great for playing the drums through, very impressed with the kick, Also great for playing music at a party.

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