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Alesis DM4

Postby iampoor » Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:21 pm

SO I've seen these modules really cheap.

I want to trigger my bass drum, and am on well a budget (Look at my name lol)

Has anyone had any expierence with one?
I don't want to drop money on one.
And the reviws I've found arn't very helpful.
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Re: Alesis DM4

Postby sam(otacon28) » Sun Dec 21, 2008 10:23 am

They're actually quite a good module and have been one of the standards in project studios in years past . They're obviously not gonna have all the advanced features and technology that some of the flagship modules have , but they don't have that effect on the wallet either . The Alesis D4 is one of those drum modules that has seemed to retain a certain value over the years and although isn't exactly cutting edge it still has alot of useful features and samples on it .

Also for another module that doesn't break the bank but gives you alot of useful features and sounds is the Yamaha DTXpress series ones . These usually have an affordable price tag too , and have alot of bang for the buck so to speak .


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Re: Alesis DM4

Postby iampoor » Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:05 pm

Thanks man.
That really helped out alot.

Is it true that the samples on the D4 are lower quality then the ones on the DM5?
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Re: Alesis DM4

Postby sam(otacon28) » Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:01 pm

I think the DM5 is pretty much just an expanded version of the D4 for the most part , so in some levels the sounds may be a bit more crisp sounding and some added ones . I have actually heard some guys say that they prefered the D4 over the DM5 though . Then I've heard others say the opposite .


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Re: Alesis DM4

Postby iampoor » Thu Dec 25, 2008 12:16 pm

sam(otacon28) wrote:I think the DM5 is pretty much just an expanded version of the D4 for the most part , so in some levels the sounds may be a bit more crisp sounding and some added ones . I have actually heard some guys say that they prefered the D4 over the DM5 though . Then I've heard others say the opposite .


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Oh ok
Thanks man.
I really need to try one out, lol.

Thanks for helping m out, I never would have a had a clue about that. :)
DO you know if there are any places where I might be able to find out more about the technical specs?
My searches havn't turned up much.
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Re: Alesis DM4

Postby sam(otacon28) » Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:57 am

I had a site bookmarked before that gave technical specs on several drum modules and even had some very useful side by side comparisions . I'll have to look through my folders and see if I can dig it up .


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