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The Alesis SR-16 Drum Machine is the perfect rhythm partner for songwriters, live performers and remix engineers. With 233 natural and realistic drum sounds—available in dry form or enhanced with Alesis' signature digital reverbs—the SR-16 provides an unparalleled selection of acoustic, electronic and percussion sounds. Alesis' Dynamic Articulation feature enables drum sounds to change in tone and timbre based on playing intensity for stunningly authentic performances. The SR-16 comes pre-loaded with 50 patterns played by professional drummers, not just programmed beats, providing a rhythmic foundation for complete musical arrangements.

Shape Your Sound With Intuitive Controls

The SR-16 puts you in full control of your rhythm and sound. Easily adjust volume, EQ and reverb to craft your perfect drum tone. Dynamic Articulation allows you to alter drum sounds based on playing intensity for incredibly realistic performances. Save your custom sounds and patterns to build your own personalized drum library. With a variety of inputs and outputs—including MIDI implementation—the SR-16 integrates seamlessly into any studio or live setup.

Built-In Patterns Provide Rhythmic Inspiration

The SR-16 comes loaded with 50 drum patterns played by professional drummers, not just programmed beats. Patterns feature A, B and two fill sections for complete 4-8 bar arrangements to compose full songs. Easily modify preset patterns or create your own custom rhythms. Save up to 200 user patterns to build your personalized groove library. The SR-16 provides a rhythmic foundation for your musical creativity.

A Drum Machine for Every Setup

With a variety of inputs and outputs, including MIDI implementation, the SR-16 integrates seamlessly into any musical setup. Use the SR-16 as a standalone drum machine for practice and composition or incorporate it into a full studio or live setup. Velocity-sensitive pad buttons provide a responsive playing experience. A footswitch input allows for hands-free fill triggers and pattern changes. The SR-16 is a versatile, user-friendly drum machine for musicians at any level.

Alesis SR-16 Drum Machine

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  • Complete MIDI support for use with keyboards, computers and electronic drum kits
  • 233 professional sounds included
  • Built-in digital effects for added realism
  • Create and save your own customized patterns and songs
  • Comes with power supply

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  • Audio Outputs: 4 (2 stereo pairs)
  • Pads: 12 velocity sensitive (with Dynamic Articulation)
  • Sample/DAC Bit Resolution: 16/18
  • Sounds: 233
  • Sounds Accessible via Pads: 12
  • Sounds Accessible via MIDI: 120
  • Polyphony: 16 voice
  • 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: (WxHxD) 9.25"x 1.5" x 6.5"
  • Weight: 2.5 lb.

collapse expand iconWarranty

One year parts and labor warranty on all keyboards, DAT, and modules.
One year or 1500 hour warranty (whichever comes first) on tape heads.
Custome must register purchase online to receive customer registration number and warranty.
(No warranties are sent with product.)

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