Alesis DM10

Drum Module with 1047 Sounds, 12 Trigger Inputs, USB Sound-Set Loading and MIDI

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Product Features:
  • Alesis DM10 Drum Module with 1047 Sounds
  • Deliver lightning-fast, accurate tracking and a extremely wide dynamic range
  • Drummer-friendly operation
  • Premium instrument library multi-sampled from real drums and cymbals
  • Built-in sequencer
  • Built-in metronome
  • 12 trigger inputs allow you to create custom configurations
  • Top panel mixer for balancing drums, cymbals, and accompaniment levels
  • Enables you to update its sound set via standard USB connection with your Mac or PC
  • Contains true drum, cymbal and percussion sounds built from uncompressed samples of classic studio drums and prized cymbals
  • Built-in multiple dynamic-level samples and articulations
  • Play with or without reverb for different room sounds
  • Dynamic Articulation built-in so as you play harder and softer, the drum or cymbal changes its timbre
  • Mountable on stands or racks
  • Variety of rimshots, rim clicks and different stick-placement sounds on the cymbals
  • Drum-sound module that enables you to load new sound sets via USB connection from your computer>
  • Can be used as trigger-to-MIDI interface for performing and tracking
  • Accommodates both continuous and switch (open/closed) hi-hat control pedals
  • High-powered headphone output with volume knob
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty
Product Specifications:
  • Playback:
    • Polyphony: 64 voices
    • Memory: 128 MB, linear
  • Sound Set and Sequences:
    • Preset sounds: 1,047
    • Preset sound type: 16-bit uncompressed samples
    • Preset kits: 100 (all kits can be overwritten)
    • Sequencer patterns: 75 preset, 25 user (all patterns can be overwritten)
  • Sound Types:
    • Basses: 55
    • Beatbox: 55
    • Beat/drum machine: 59
    • Chinas: 13
    • Crashes: 36
    • Hi-hats: 25
    • One-hits: 349
    • Kicks: 91
    • Percussion: 151
    • Rides: 28
    • SFX: 31
    • Snares: 85
    • Toms: 69
  • 2 x Audio inputs (Stereo RCA)
  • 12 x 1/4" TRS Trigger inputs
  • 1 x 1/4" Hi-hat controller input
  • 1 x MIDI input
  • 1 x MIDI output
  • 2 x 1/4" Stereo main output
  • 2 x 1/4" Stereo aux output
  • 1 x 1/4" Headphone output
  • 1 x USB
  • Also Found As: dm10 DM-10

General Features

Display Type
The type of display on your receiver refers to the monitor that is used to display the source information such as song names, radio stations, or track times.

Dot-Matrix Text Display: A simple display which uses dots in specific illuminated color(s) to light up and form letters or numbers that are displayed on the receiver.

Graphic or Motion Display: Typically found in mid to high-end receivers and give your text information and receiver more life by adding motion, backgrounds, or multiple colors to your display. There are types of graphic displays such as 3D Graphic, Motion, and OEL (Organic Electroluminescent) displays. They can range from one color to full color displays and typically allow you to select from one of many built-in animations, background images, screensavers or other graphics to enhance your experience and add an extra bit of personality to your system. Some units also come with software that allow you to load your own customizable pictures or animations.

LCD Monitor Display: Can be as small as 2" or as large as 10". Some LCD displays are motorized for angle adjustment. LCD monitors display full motion video playback as well as your standard text such as track status, radio station information and more depending on the receiver's features.

Pads/Triggers are the amount of drum pads on the drum machine.
Sample Rate
Sample rate defines the number of samples per second (or per other unit) taken from a continuous signal to make a discrete signal.
Polyphony is a texture consisting of two or more independent melodic voices.
Timing Resolution
Select the effects which are stored and recalled with every Drum Set.
Preset Sounds
Preset Sounds is the number of integrated sounds the drum machine will produce.
Preset Notes
Select the amount of Preset Notes that are integrated into the drum machine.
Preset Patterns
The user creates drum patterns by pressing the trigger pads as though a drum kit were being played. The pattern is built up over time by adding individual sounds.
Preset Songs
Select the number of Preset Songs integrated on the Drum Machine.
Preset Kits
A Sequencer is software or hardware device for recording, playing, and editing digital music data.
Expansion Slots
Expansion Slots are ports which other devices can be connected to to expand drum capabilities.
Sample RAM
Sample RAM is the UltraSound offered MIDI playback by loading instrument patches into adapter RAM.


MIDI Inputs
This is the number of MIDI inputs that connect to the Drum Machine. MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) allows electronic musical instruments such as keyboard controllers, computers, and other electronic equipment to communicate, control, and synchronize with each other.
Power Inputs
Select the number of Power Inputs equipped on the Drum Machine
1/4" Stereo Inputs
Select the number of Stereo Inputs.


MIDI Outputs
This is the number of MIDI outputs that connect to the Drum Machine. MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) allows electronic musical instruments such as keyboard controllers, computers, and other electronic equipment to communicate, control, and synchronize with each other.
Headphone Outputs
Select number of outputs for headphone connection.
Main Left Outputs
Select number of Main Left outputs.
Main Right Outputs
Select number of Main Right Outputs.
1/4" Stereo Outputs
Select the number of Stereo Outputs available on this Drum Machine.


The width of the item from left to right (side-to-side) measured in inches.
The height of the item, measured from top to bottom, in inches.
The front-to-rear depth of the item, in inches. If the item is angled or slanted, this value is the bottom measurement.
Weight (Pounds)
This is the weight of the item in pounds (lbs).
Primary Color
This is the main color of the item.

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Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
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Alesis DM10

Drum Module with 1047 Sounds, 12 Trigger Inputs, USB Sound-Set Loading and MIDI


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