As one of the most popular drum machines ever made, the SR-16 has been used by everyone from songwriters to live performers to remix engineers as their drum machine of choice. The reason is simple: it features a great selection of 233 realistic, natural drum sounds, offered both in dry form and sampled with Alesis's incomparable digital reverbs.
The exclusive Dynamic Articulation feature enables a drum sound to change its tonal content as it's played harder for truly realistic performances. The SR-16 features 50 preset patterns that were actually played in by top studio drummers, not just programmed and quantized.
You'll find enough built-in rhythmic variations (with A, B, and 2 Fill sections) for composing complete arrangements, and you can create and save your own customized patterns and songs. Plus, the SR-16 also provides complete MIDI implementation, a footswitch input, flexible programming and editing features, and velocity-sensitive pad buttons. Plus, it's so easy to use that you'll be up-and-running and composing new music in minutes. Whether you need a songwriting partner or an accompanyist for live performance, turn to the all-time world standard in drum machines: the SR-16.
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Audio Outputs: 4 (2 stereo pairs)
MIDI: In and Out (Out can be set up as THRU)
Pads: 12 velocity sensitive (with Dynamic Articulation)
Sample/DAC Bit Resolution: 16/18
Sounds Accessible via Pads: 12
Sounds Accessible via MIDI: 120
Panning: 7-position user programmable
Velocity Response: 8 loudness levels via pads, 127 via MIDI
Timing Resolution: 96 ppq
Time Signature Range: 1-128 beats per pattern
Tempo Range: 20-255 bpm
Notes/Patterns/Songs: 12,000/400 (200 user, 200 preset)/100
Kits: 50 user, 50 preset
MIDI Program Change Response: Kit
Sync: MIDI Clock/Song Position Pointer
Footswitch Jacks/Functions: 2; start/stop, count/A/B/fill
Other Features: Sound stacking, step editing, stereo samples with reverb and ambience
Dynamic Articulation: Modulates tone
Power: 9 VAC External Transformer, UL and CSA Approved
Dimensions (W x H x D): 9.25 x 1.5 x 6.5 in.
Weight: 2.5 lbs.
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- Shipping Weight: 3 lbs