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Yamaha DTXtreme IIIS Limited Edition Electronic Drum Set

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Yamaha has created the DTXTREME IIIS Limited Edition Electronic Drum Set by parlaying their time-tested technology research with advanced drum manufacturing. Featuring a 6-piece configuration with thr... Click To Read More About This Product

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Yamaha has created the DTXTREME IIIS Limited Edition Electronic Drum Set by parlaying their time-tested technology research with advanced drum manufacturing. Featuring a 6-piece configuration with three cymbal pads. Upgrades include a curved rack, great-feeling pads, sampling capabilities, and a selection of drum voices from the award-winning Yamaha MOTIF synthesizer. Soft, 3-zone rubber pads offer players the ultimate in performance comfort, natural feel, and rebound. Each pad includes an assignable controller for pitch, voice selection, or other parameters, while the snare pads can also assign strainer control. The hi-hat controller combines a real drum stand with an electronic pad for a traditional look and feel. Onboard electronics include 1,115 realistic drum voices, 128 GM voices, 90 preset drum kits, 40 user kits, 164 preset songs, 32 user songs, Groove Check practice feature, and an easy-view backlit display. 8MB of voices, kits, or songs may be stored and retrieved via a SmartMedia storage card. The DTXTREMEIIIS includes MIDI and USB to HOST connections for PC or Mac.

DTXtreme IIIS Trigger Module

Yamaha Drums, the only company to make acoustic and electronic drums, has completely overhauled its flagship electronic kit and introduced the DTXTREME IIIS.

A shining example of technology powered by a drum company, the DTXTREME III module uses the same technology that powers the supercharged Yamaha MOTIF XS synthesizer. In addition to over 1,000 onboard drum, percussion and special effect voices, the module includes over 100 General MIDI voices. With the optional memory installed, 512 MB of sampling allows players to trigger a large library of custom sounds. The DTXTREME III also features USB connectivity and an advanced internal sequencer.

Yamaha combined its electronic drum and digital music design teams to share technology and create this powerful electronic drum module. The user-friendly features of this module are exceptional and the sounds will blow you away. Several Yamaha drum artists, including Tommy Aldridge, Akira Jimbo, Russ Miller, John "JR" Robinson and Tony Verderosa, among others, had a hand in designing the DTXTREME IIIS.


3 - 3-zone cymbal pads
One 2-zone hi-hat pad
5 - 3-zone rubber snare and tom pads
Hi-hat controller with real hi-hat stand
1,115 sounds plus sampling
Tone Generator
Tone Generator: AWM2
Polyphony: 64 notes
Wave: 205MB (when converted to 16-bit linear format)
Voice Preset: 1,115 drum voices, 211 melody voices (GM)
Drum Kit Presets: 50 kits, User 50 kits (in the Flash ROM), External 1584 kits (or 99 x 16, in the external USB storage device)
Effects: Reverb 9 types, Chorus 19 types, Variation 51 types, Insertion 51 types, Master Effect 9 types, Master EQ 5 bands

Trigger Setup Preset: 7, User: 5, Pad songs play, chase, cutoff.
4 songs (max.) can be played simultaneously.

Note capacity: Approx. 152,000 notes
Note resolution: 480 ppq (parts per quarter note)
Song recording type: Real time
Song tracks: 2 tracks
Songs: Demo 3 songs
Practice songs: 44 songs
Pad song: 40 songs
User: 50 songs
Sequence Format: DTXTREME III Original Format, SMF format 0
Click Tempo: 30 ” 300 , Tap tempo
Beat: 1/4 ” 16/4, 1/8 ” 16/8, 1/16 ” 16/16
Timing Accent: Quarter note, Eighth note, Sixteenth note, Triplet
Click Voices: Preset 8
Training Functions: Measure break, Groove check, Rhythm gate
Sampling Samples: 1,016 (for the User Voices)
Sampling Sources: Audio input signals via AUX IN/SAMPLING IN, Audio output signals via OUTPUT (Resample)
Sample Data Bits: 16-bit
Sampling Frequency: 44.1kHz, 22.05 kHz, 11.025 kHz, 5.5125 kHz (stereo/mono)
Sampling Memory: Optionally installed, expandable to 512 MB (256 MB DIMM x 2 slots). DIMMs are not installed to the instrument when shipped from the factory
Sample Length: Mono 32MB, Stereo 64MB
Sampling Time: 44.1kHz: 6 min. 20 sec., 22.05kHz: 12 min. 40 sec., 11.025kHz: 25 min. 20 sec., 5.5125kHz: 55 min. 40 sec. - Mono/Stereo
Sample Format: DTXTREME III Original format, WAV, AIFF
Controllers & Sliders: Master, Phones, Click, Accomp., Kick, Snare, Tom, Cymbal, Hi-Hat, Misc.
Displays: 240 x 64 dot graphic backlit LCD, 7-segment LED (3-digit)
Connectors: MIDI In/Out
USB To Device/To Host
Output: L/Mono, R (standard phone jack)
Digital out: EIAJ CP1201, IEC60958, S/P DIF
Individual output: 1 ” 6 (standard phone jack)
Trigger Input jacks 1 ” 9, 12 ” 15 (Standard stereo phone jack, L: Trigger Signal, R: Rim Switch)
Trigger Input jacks 10 and 11 (Standard stereo phone jack, L: Trigger Signal, R: Trigger Signal)
AUX IN/SAMPLING IN: (Standard stereo phone jack)
Phones: Standard stereo phone jack
Hi-hat control: Standard stereo phone jack

Power Consumption: 18W
Dimensions: 13.15" W x 11.22" D x 3.78" H
334 mm (W) x 285 mm (D) x 96 mm (H)
Weight: 3.6kg
Accessories: AC Power Adaptor (Yamaha PA-300B, or an equivalent), Module stand, Module stand fastening screws (4; included)
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