Alesis’ popular e-percussion instruments come with 25 of the most requested sounds in all of popular music. But, did you know you can edit and customize these sounds? The following guide illustrates how to modify the internal sounds as well as sounds loaded from an SD card (SD card available on the Sample Pad only). Using these tips, you'll have customized sounds that are truly your own.
Two control sections allow you to quickly and easily navigate each adjustable parameter.
Note: The Sample Pad display is shown for reference. The same parameters are available on the PercPad, highlighted by LED indicators.
Select - controls which parameter you would like to edit.
Use [Select +] or [Select -] to navigate up and down the list
Value - Once selected, controls the individual parameter.
Use [Value +] or [Value -] to scroll through available options
The PercPad allows only editing of sounds from its internal sound library. Pull up any internal kit, select a sound, and you are ready to start editing your sounds
The Sample Pad has the added benefit of its integrated SD card reader. In this case, you must choose internal or external sound sets. Use the Select buttons to navigate to the top of the LCD screen. Titled "LOC", use the Value buttons to choose INT (internal) or CARD (SD card slot) files.
Once your desired sound is selected, you can edit and customize it.
There are five major parameters that you can you use to personalize your sounds.
Use this parameter to change the pitch (and sample length) of loaded sound file.
Each sound in the PercPad / Sample Pad has its own independent reverb level
This parameter is used to control how much pressure is required to trigger the sound.
Controls the overall loudness of the sound, once it is triggered.
This parameter controls the position of the sound across the stereo spectrum.
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