Alesis SamplePad Pro Review – ‘8 Pads Of Pure Awesomeness’

This video, via SPEARFISHER (Peter John) takes a look at the Alesis SamplePad Pro percussion instrument.

The SamplePad Pro has onboard sounds or can play custom sounds, via SD card. It has stereo output, headphone out and MIDI In/Out.

Npte: John notes that the ‘crosstalk’ issue he mentions in the video demo has been solved with the latest SamplePad Pro firmware update.  Continue reading

Alesis Intros Core Line Of Audio Interfaces

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2014 NAMM Show: Alesis has announced the new CORE Series of
24-bit USB Audio Interfaces.

The audio interfaces offer XLR+1/4″ combo inputs, Mic/Line or Guitar level switching, headphone outputs with level controls for efficient monitoring, and each model ships with Cubase 7 LE.

  • CORE 1, a single input/dual output inline interface, is designed for on-the-go recording or as an entry-level option.
  • CORE 2 offers both audio and MIDI connections for full studio integration.
  • CORE 8 is an eight-channel rack mount interface suited for live or studio applications.

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Alesis Intros Elevate 6 Studio Monitor

Alesis-Elevate-6At the 2014 NAMM Show, Alesis introduced the Elevate 6 Studio Monitor – an active studio monitor design.

Key Features:

  • 75 Watt continuous output power (per speaker)
  • Bi-amplified design, active crossover, flat frequency response
  • 6″ low-frequency driver; 1″ silk dome tweeter
  • High-density wood cabinets with bass porting
  • Elliptical waveguides, widened listening area
  • Radial-edge baffles reduce distortion
  • ERP compliant – auto shut-off

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