The Surge Mesh Kit is a complete 8-piece electronic drum kit that includes everything a drummer needs to play like a pro. Not only do the mesh heads deliver unmatched response and playability, the compact size means the Surge Mesh Kit goes where larger kits can’t. This article answers popular questions about the features and functionality of the Alesis Surge Mesh kit.
The Alesis Surge Mesh Kit features 40 total kits. There are 24 preset kits and 16 user kits available.
Easily adjust any existing kit, or create your own using the 385 superior drum, cymbal, and percussion sounds included in the Surge module.
There is a USB/MIDI connection for use with virtual instruments and recording software. It is class-compliant which means that it will work with any modern Mac or PC without the need to download any software or drivers. Also, it features MIDI In and Out ports for connecting directly to standalone MIDI gear. Both connections allow for the passing of MIDI information only.
Yes! The Surge module has two unused ports on that back that can be used to connect an additional Tom or Crash pad (not included). These ports will support dual-zone pads when connected with TRS cables.
On the Surge Mesh Kit, there is a headphone port for when you want to practice or just private listening. On the rear panel of the module, there are 1/4" outputs to go out to a speaker or amplifier system.
Yes! there are 2 ways of practicing on this module, the first is not being scored. Second is with a scoring system. Below are how to set them up accordingly.
Yes! the Surge Mesh Kit has 60 play-along tracks that available for you to practice with.
Yes! below is the setting to adjust the Tempo as well as the volume control.
Yes! you can connect up an MP3 player, phone, Tablet to the Aux input on the module and be able to play along with your favorite tunes.
Absolutely! The Surge Mesh module has the ability to record as your playing allowing you to playback and listen to yourself.
To record follow these steps:
The Hi-Hat pedal included with the Surge Kit is a continuous variable type pedal. This pedal allows for open, half-open, and closed hi-hat sounds, and will also allow for "chick" and "splash" sounds when the pedal is pressed down and released without striking the hi-hat cymbal pad.
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