NAMM Update: Alesis introduced the Alesis SR-18, a professional drum machine with integrated FX engine, battery operation and cutting-edge percussion sounds.
Description:The SR-18 follows in the tradition of its ancestor, the Alesis SR-16, and is loaded with cutting-edge drum kits, electronic drums, hits and up-to-date percussion sounds.
The SR-18’s integrated effects engine includes Reverb, EQ and Compression for customizing sounds to perfection. Since the SR-18 can be powered by AC or batteries.
SR-18 features include:
- Large, 32MB sound set with percussion bank and bass synth
- Built-in Effects – Reverb, EQ and Compression
- Battery Power for maximum portability
- Pattern Play Mode enables different patterns to be triggered from the pads directly
- Mute/Solo Function for parts – Drums, Bass and Percussion and per pad within a bank
The Alesis SR-18 will be available Q2 – 2008 with an MSRP of $399.