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Yamaha DTX500K Electronic Drum Kit

The DTX500K is Yamaha's most affordable electronic drum kit and hosts a variety of professional features. The DTX500K is the perfect practice solution for beginners. (10) Read 5 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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The Yamaha DTX500K is the successor to DTXPLORER with a new DTX500 Module! The Yamaha DTX500K is the most affordable model and is loaded with professional features. The pads feature a traditional rubber "practice pad" surface for the snare and toms, and provide good stick rebound without being too bouncy. You get two cymbals, a hi-hat pad and pedal controller, and a kick pad that includes a genuine Yamaha bass drum pedal that can be used on acoustic drums. The Yamaha DTX500 trigger module has high-quality sounds, built-in practice songs, and training functions. With the ability for upgrading and expanding with DTX-PADS, the Yamaha DTX500K is perfect for anyone getting into drumming.

Yamaha DTX500K Features

- DTX500 Drum Trigger Module with 427 drum, percussion and effect sounds
- 50 preset drum kits to cover a diverse range of genres plus 20 user editable drum kits
- 63 preset songs in a wide range of genres and 20 user songs
- An AUX IN jack lets you connect a CD player or an MP3 player
- High-quality click function that lets you customize rhythm and tone settings
- Challenging groove-check and rhythm-gate functions help you enjoy practicing
- Recording function that lets you capture your drum performances
- On-board high quality digital reverb effects
- MIDI out for controlling external gear and computer software
- 12 trigger inputs compatible with a wide range of pads and triggers
- Standard 5 piece configuration with kick, snare and 3 toms, plus hi-hat and 2 cymbals
- Pre-assembled RS40 fold-able rack for easy setup and storage
- Genuine Yamaha kick pedal included!


Note: Some assembly required.

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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. This review has been selected by our experts as particularly helpful. "Perfect & Complete Drum-Kit!"
Sound: For the "real life" drum-kit sounds this kit is pretty exact to the drumset it is emulating. The pads are very responsive and pick up light hit for a softer sound to a hard hit for loudness & accents. Feature: The most useful features are: Ease of creating a custom kit from the many pre-programmed kits, Linking it up to my other equipment, Recording right to the DTX500K brain, & last but not least The ease of transporting this drum-kit around (not heavy at all & folds right up) Ease of Use: This drum-kit is perfect for the professional (as I am) or the beginner just starting out. It is quite, self contained, and doesn't take up nearly as much space as a acoustic kit does. Also set-up of the kit was a breeze, it does take some time initially getting everything where you want it, but once its locked in, that's it! Even for the true "virgin" drummer, they'll be rocking this kit in no time flat! Quality: I have to say, I was a little concerned with the quality & sensitivity at first, but once it arrived those concerns went away. Yamaha did a great job on this one, making a kit that is durable, feels sturdy, and just extremely reliable! Now being a electronic drum-kit there is no need to hit the pads with excessive force, this may cause damage (but that is with any electronic kit) Value: This product was worth every penny I spent and for the money you get everything one could need at a price that is just right. I say in comparison to other electronic drum-kit's like the DTX500K you spend less and get way more! Manufacturer Support: Haven't had a need to call yet, but dealt with Yamaha on some other gear and they are very knowledgeable and helpful The Wow Factor: I was blown away, being my first electronic set (I personally owned) It made me speechless when I hit that first pad! Overall: The Yahmaha DTX500K Electronic drum kit was perfect for my needs. Being a drummer since I was 3yrs old and also a Electronic Musician, this set is the absolutely perfect match for my needs & wants. The first feature I am impressed with, is the ability to just fold this set up and loaded so easily! Transporting is a breeze, it is fairly light, only about 20lbs or so and folds right up! I'm able to even put it in the back seat of my car! For me, I have many different needs since I preform many different task when creating my tracks, jamming with my band, or having my own jam session. I'm able to use this kit for jamming on my own using headphones for those late night inspirations, hooking it up (via the 1/4" L & R outputs) to my other equipment for putting down the exact drum beat I want, or using the many different sounds & sound fx to add something different to a track. Also, this kit is sweet and suits all needs when jamming out with my band. No matter what style we are playing in this Yamaha DTX500K Electronic Drum-Kit matches it with the 50 different programmed kits each having their own unique drum sounds or sound fx. PLUS, the best thing in my opinion is being able to create your own user kit by taking the many different sounds and combining them to make that drum setup I need. To add there are quite a few different styles of pre-programmed grooves in a variety of styles in which you can jam along with to get a feel for that style or good practice! The other cool feature is being able to record that awesome drum lick right onto the DTX500K brain!! To sum up my experience with the Yamaha DTX500K Electronic Drum Kit I couldn't have asked for any more options or a better made piece of gear that is essential for my needs! Great Job on this product!!
Style of Music: Electronic (house, DnB, dubstep, trance, etc) Rock, Raggae, and many more....
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Sound: there is so much to this kit than i ever hoped for. im a begginer so this kit leaves me the things i need to get started and keep my interest to learn more. Ease of Use: was so easy to put together i was amazed. i use it to play along with my ipod, i can plug it into my computer and do things on it as well. its amazing! Quality: im a big guy and worried about the durability of an electric kit... so far i have seen no issues in this department Value: i shoped at local music stores the price was the same.. zzsounds made it easier for me through purchase and play to own it sooner and enjoy something i had been wanting for a long time. The Wow Factor: there are so many things this kit can do. ive barely scratched the surface. Overall: im more than satisfied with what i have now. but maybe as my experience grows i can see adding a pad or two to the kit.
Style of Music: drum
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