Electronic drum kits are like any other piece of electronic equipment - sometimes it can act in unexpected ways. This article walks through how to determine the cause of a DM6 pad not triggering and how to get back up and running as quickly as possible.
First, if you are having trouble with the kick pedal not triggering any sound, this is usually not a hardware-caused symptom at all.
If the Kick Pad or input on your kit is not working as expected, try toggling the Kick Type switch on the rear of the module:
If the included Kick Pad and pedal are not being used, these instructions may not apply.
If you're unsure, here's a breakdown of where the switch should be set depending on your DM6 Kit:
|DM6 Nitro Kit||Pad|
|DM6 USB Kit||Pad|
|DM6 Session Kit (discontinued)||Pad|
|DM6 Express Kit (discontinued)||Pad|
*Comes with a kick pedal/switch type trigger and not an upright trigger pad
The cause of "no sound" or from a trigger could be one of three things:
In most cases, "no sound" from a trigger is caused by the pad itself, however, to make a solid determination, follow the steps suggested below:
Different DM6 kits will come with different parts. If you require a replacement pad or cable, or you have determined the module is at fault, please contact your nearest support team or distributor to find the correct part or service.
Use the link below to contact your nearest support team for all parts and services: