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SR-16

Classic Drum Machine
 
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The drum machine that started a music revolution.

As one of the most popular drum machines ever made, the SR-16™ has been used by everyone from songwriters to live performers to remix engineers as their drum machine of choice. The reason is simple: it features a great selection of 233 realistic, natural drum sounds, offered both in dry form and sampled with our incomparable digital reverbs. Our exclusive Dynamic Articulation™ feature enables a drum sound to change its tonal content as it's played harder for truly realistic performances.

The SR-16 features 50 preset patterns that were actually played in by top studio drummers, not just programmed and quantized. You'll find enough built-in rhythmic variations (with A, B and two Fill sections) for composing complete arrangements, and you can create and save your own customized patterns and songs. Plus, the SR-16 also provides complete MIDI implementation, a footswitch input, flexible programming and editing features and velocity-sensitive pad buttons.

It's so easy to use that you'll be up-and-running and composing new music in minutes. Whether you need a songwriting partner or an accompanist for live performance, turn to the all-time world standard in drum machines: the SR-16.
  • 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
  • Audio Outputs:  4 (2 stereo pairs)
  • Pads:  12 velocity sensitive (w/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"x1.5"x6.5"
  • Weight:  2.5 lbs
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  • How do I reinitialize my SR-16?

    Power on while holding: "ERASE" and "PLAY".

    Evidence: All User songs and patterns will be empty.
    Note: Clears memory
    Clears the SR-16's User Songs and Patterns, but leaves the Preset Songs and Patterns intact.
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Product Overviewhtml
Manuals & DocumentationSizeType
SR16 - Product Overview
115 KBpdf
SR16 - Getting Started
360 KBpdf
SR16 - Reference Manual
490 KBpdf
SR-16 - Program Chart
7 KBpdf
SR16 & SR18 - Footswitch compatibility
What type of footswitches are compatible?
1 MBpdf
SR16 - Waltz Patterns
Instructions, and example patterns you can load to your SR16
108 KBzip

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