Yamaha DTXPRESS IV V2 Electronic Drum Kit

Yamaha Updated: 2009-04-05 RSS
Yamaha DTXPRESS IV V2 Electronic Drum Kit

50 Preset drum kits
An all-new set of voices, using larger files make the DXPIV the best sounding DTXPRESS kit yet. With input from our artists, we have programmed 50 great sounding preset kits built using samples our most popular acoustic kits. Oak Custom, Maple Custom, Beech Custom, Recording Custom, as well as a wide selection of ready-to-play kits ideal for any musical situation.

427 Drum and Percussion voices
Inside the box, there is a great selection of high-quality voices that you can use to build 20 custom kits for when you want to think "outside the box". There are lots of acoustic drums to choose from, as well as percussion instruments from around the world. You will also find some killer special effects voices that take away any limits on your creativity.

22 keyboard voices
The DXPIV module has 22 keyboard voices that you can trigger from the pads. This allows you to trigger melodic patterns or program melodic loops into the on-board sequencer that you can use as part of your live performance.

Great feeling pads
The pads on the DXP IV have natural rebound and great dynamic response so you will be able to get express all of your musical ideas. The standard kit has three toms, a three-zone snare, two three-zone round cymbal pads, a hi hat pad, kick tower and a hi hat controller. When you want to expand, you can split the tom and kick inputs to add more pads.

On-board sequencer
The DXPIV V2 has a built in sequencer that allows you to record your performance in real time. There are 44 prerecorded full-length songs and 19 pad songs to play along with, and 20 user songs that you can use to record your own loops, songs or patterns. You can mute the drum part so that you can play without a drum track, or you can also mute the rhythm track to play along with only a bass line. You can assign any of these songs to any pad in the kit, and then start or stop the song by hitting the pad. To give you even more musical choices, you can plug your CD or MP3 player into the AUX IN of the module and play along with your favorite music.

Programmable click
The module has a programmable metronome that can play subdivisions of quarter, eighth, sixteenth, or triplets. You can control the volume of each subdivision to give the patterns a different feel. The metronome has 30 user patterns that you can save so you can recall patterns that you use frequently for teaching or practice The click also has a feature we call Rhythm Gate that will mute the drum voices if you are out of time with the click.

DTXPRESS IV V2 Standard Specifications

Tone Generator: AWM2 Maximum Polyphony 32
Voices: 427 Drum, Percussion Voices, 22 Keyboard Voices
Drum Kits: Preset 50, User 20
Effects: Reverb x 19 types, Master EQ
Trigger Setups: Preset 7, User 4
Sequencer Note Capacity: Approx. 16,000 notes
Recording Type: Real Time Replace Track 1
Songs: 3 Demo Songs, 41 Practice Songs, 19 Pad Songs, 20 User Songs
Metronome: Tempo 30–300 beats/minute, Tap Tempo function Beat 1–9
Training Functions: Measure Break, Groove Check, Rhythm Gate
Connectors: Trigger inputs 1, 5, 6, 7 (stereo phone jack L: trigger input, R: rim switch)
Trigger inputs: 2, 3, 4, 8 (stereo phone jack L: trigger input, R: trigger input)
HI HAT CONTROL (stereo phone jack)
Audio Connectors: OUTPUT L/MONO, R (mono phone jack)
PHONES (stereo phone jack), AUX IN (stereo mini jack)
MIDI Connectors: MIDI OUT, DC IN
Power Consumption: 13.0 W

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