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Alesis Strike Pro Kit - How to Restore or Reset the Factory Default Settings

The stunning new Alesis Strike Pro kit shatters all your pre-conceived notions about electronic drums. It combines the feel and familiarity of acoustic drums combined with the versatility and capability of the best electronic drums. These are the perfect drums to move beyond the limitations of a conventional acoustic set, without giving anything up. This guide will instruct and walk you through how to perform a factory reset and how to restore your module to the factory default settings.

Alesis Strike Kit - Hi-Hat Configuration and Troubleshooting

With every new firmware update, the Alesis Strike kit grows smarter and more capable of automatically adapting to each player, including the elusive hi-hat. Hi-hat auto-calibration and new precision settings for fine-tuning response means a better feeling hi-hat and a more satisfying kit overall. This article covers every step of hi-hat configuration, including physical setup, adjusting settings (if necessary), and what do if the hi-hat is not responding as expected.

VIP 3.0 - How to use Key Control

Key Control allows you to play select Scales, Harmonies, or Chord Progressions up and down your keyboard without worrying about playing a note outside of the selected key or scale. This article will walk you through how to use the Key Control feature within the VIP 3.0 software.

Alesis Strike Firmware v1.3 - Frequently Asked Questions

Strike v1.3 firmware update delivers a dramatic increase in the responsiveness and playability to the Strike kits. However, the most exciting and impressive aspect of the v1.3 firmware update is unquestionably the new on-board kit comprised of a full range of today’s most sought-after and essential drum and cymbal sounds, all recorded with meticulous precision and lifelike accuracy at the legendary Power Station New England recording studio. This article answers your questions about Strike Firmware

Alesis Strike and Strike Pro - Tutorial Series

The Strike and Strike Pro tutorial series includes instructions on setting up the kit, adjusting trigger settings, recording and looping, and an in-depth look at the Strike Software Editor. Whether you are completely new to the Strike kit or a seasoned veteran, these videos are full of tips and tricks for everyone.

Alesis Strike and Strike Pro - Downloading and Using the Free Drumless Tracks

Owners of Strike Kit and Strike Pro Kit can download a 50 premium Drumless Tracks on the house upon Registration. This pack from market leader FDT is a $50 value and its FREE for limited time offer. Here is an article on how to register, download, and setup your Free Drumless Track with your Strike Kit. Enjoy practicing along to the Drumless instruments, make Youtube cover videos or even use them for live performances.

Troubleshooting Class Compliant USB Computer Peripherals

Most USB audio and MIDI computer peripherals are "Class Compliant" devices. This means that to communicate with the computer, they use drivers that are built right into the host computers operating system. In some cases, these devices may have trouble connecting due to software settings, changes to the operating system, out-of-date system drivers and even hardware problems. This guide discusses some common troubleshooting steps to determine the cause of these issues and provide some potential solutions.

Alesis Strike Pro Kit - Optimizing Trigger Response

The stunning new Alesis Strike Pro kit shatters all your pre-conceived notions about electronic drums. It combines the feel and familiarity of acoustic drums combined with the versatility and capability of the best electronic drums. These are the perfect drums to move beyond the limitations of a conventional acoustic set, without giving anything up. While the module comes pre-configured for a consistent response, you may want to make your own tweaks to customize it to your playing style. This article will e

Alesis DM10 - Troubleshooting Common Trigger Problems

If you've ever had to assemble an electronic drum kit, you'll know that it's not always as easy as it looks. Even accidentally swapping a single cable can lead to some odd trigger behavior. This article will walk through how to easily troubleshoot and res

VIP - Managing Kontakt and other Expansion Plugins

VIP gives you immediate access to any virtual instrument in your collection, with or without a DAW. It's a powerful way to play virtual instruments live or integrate them into a recording session. Kontakt is one of the most commonly used plugins, but beca


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