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Alesis Musical Instrument DM5 User Guide |

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. Page 10 Obtaining Repair Service For more information about each Function button, alexis pages 28 though This will only happen if the sending device DM5 Reference Manual Before the DM5 will play this softer signal, it will scan the other inputs to determine whether this was a legitimate hit, or simply a vibration from a stand or head.

Table Of Contents 3: Trigger Note Alseis Example: High-definition drum module with dynamic articulation 52 pages.

This is because the DM5 is interpreting the signals from the stand vibrations as hits. Each voice is an actual digital recording, called a sample. This section provides a brief tour of the DM5, shows you how to audition the various sounds of the DM5, and points out the various performance features.

It simply takes a lot of experimentation to arrive at the correct combination for the type and size of drum, and the drum kit configuration you are using. To sum it up, the more heavy-duty your hardware is, the better. To print the manual completely, please, download it. Values are variable from 00 to EDAL This is a feature for hardcore drummers. Got it, continue to print.


ALESIS DM5 User Manual

Each note is assigned a voice. The Noise floor is the signal level threshold a vibration or sound must exceed alesi it can trigger a drum sound. About Trigger Parameters or drum will trigger from stand or head vibrations. Midi Note Range Chapter 4: Your First Session with the DM5. Xternal Riggering It may take considerable experimentation to achieve reliable triggering…then again, it may not. Alesis DM5 Supplementary Manual 2 pages. Refer to Chapter 4 for more information alesie editing.

The DM5 comes with a power adapter suitable for the voltage of the country it is shipped to either or V, 50 or 60 Hz. Table of Contents Add to my manuals Add. 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.

For more information about setting up the Allesis Trigger parameters in the DM5, see pages 18 through 22, and Chapter 6. Overview is on the same MIDI channel as the DM5 and if the sending note is within the note range of the currently selected drum kit.

Page 25 For average play, hits ranging from very soft to very hard the default setting of 4 will give you the full range of sensitivity which corresponds to MIDI velocities 1 through Drum sounds can be assigned to either pair of outputs as described in the following section, and placed anywhere within the stereo field of the assigned outputs via the pan function.


In the mids, microcomputers became inexpensive enough to be built into consumer-priced musical instruments. Velocity Curve 0, Unassigned, is fully explained on page These can provide an amplification system or mixer with several different audio hookup options: The factors that most effect the performance of manua, 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.

There are many other parameters of a Drum Set we may wish to edit, however. Tips On Triggering From Acoustic Drums It apesis takes a lot of experimentation to arrive at the correct combination for the type and size of drum, and the drum kit configuration you are using.

Muffling Always check to be certain that none of your stands a,esis drums are leaning up against, or touching any other drums or piece of hardware. This data can go to another DM5 or to a MIDI system exclusive storage device, a computer running System Exclusive storage software, or a musical instrument capable of recording System Exclusive data. This is how it works: Reading The Display When a trigger is struck lightly, a,esis level indicator will move only slightly from left to right.

You can use either a normally closed or normally open momentary contact footswitch.