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    Load Your Own, Then Hit It

    By HC News |


    New all-in-one percussion and sample-playing instrument empowers drummers to add new sounds and effects to their playing




    Cumberland, RI USA (November 3, 2015)—Alesis (alesis.com), the world’s leading manufacturer of electronic instruments and components for today's musician, today announced the introduction of SamplePad 4, a compact all-in-one percussion and sample-playing instrument with wide-ranging capability and adaptability in a trim, easy-to-place form factor.

    SamplePad 4 comes equipped with four responsive, LED-illuminated rubber pads, dual-zone trigger input, and eight preset kits. With a built-in library of the most commonly requested percussion and electronic drum sounds and the ability to load samples, the only limit is the player’s imagination. For even more flexibility, users can tune and add reverb to their sounds. Intuitive navigation makes it easy to browse through kits and players can drag and drop their samples via USB on a Mac or PC without removing the SD card. The bright blue LED lighting is clearly visible in every setting.

    SamplePad 4 Features:

    • 4 pads allow endless percussive and sampling triggering possibilities
    • Built-in library of 25 of the most popular percussion and electronic drum sounds
    • 8 preset kits
    • Add any sound sample to your drum or percussion setup via SD card
    • Accepts SD/SDHC cards up to 32GB, storing 91 user kits and 512 samples per card
    • Dynamic blue LED lighting provides clear visibility in any setting
    • Intuitive navigation lets you browse through your kits with ease
    • Drag and drop samples via USB on Mac or PC without removing the SD card
    • USB-MIDI in/out
    • Tune and add reverb to your sounds
    • Dual Trigger input for expansion

    “Alesis is well-known for innovative, easy-to-use electronic percussion instruments” said Walter Skorupski, Product Manager for Alesis. “The SamplePad 4 combines every trait the modern electronic percussionist wants: it’s extremely capable with its built-in sounds and preset kits, has great expansion potential and is easy to play. Drummers are going to love this and we’re looking forward to seeing it in action.”

    Deliveries of the SamplePad 4 will begin in the 4th Quarter 2015.

    U.S. pricing is $179.00

    For more information visit alesis.com.

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