Yamaha DTX Multi12

Yamaha DTX Multi12

The DTX-MULTI 12 has many applications. It’s perfect for the acoustic drummer looking to add electronics to their kit; the hand percussionist who needs a full palette of percussion instruments in a versatile self-contained unit; or as a percussion controller for a producer in a recording studio setting. It’s a great solution for anyone looking to add top-notch percussion sounds and rhythms to their music.

Xpanded Rhythm Inspiration

The DTX-MULTI 12 Electronic Percussion Pad features 12 trigger pads in a compact split-level configuration and includes 1,277 drum, percussion and effects sounds. Utilizing the sound technology of the highly acclaimed Motif and DTXTREME III, the DTXM 12 will expand ANY drummer’s playing style with unlimited inspiration. The DTXM 12 also has the ability to load digital samples for endless sound possibilities and rhythmic patterns in MULTIple styles that can be triggered from the pads.

Whack it, Slap it, Tap it

The DTXM 12 is the first product of its type to be able to respond to MULTIple playing styles and applications in one unit. Whether you use sticks, hands, or fingers – the M 12 responds to the dynamics of your performance. Additionally, you can vary the sound while touching the pad or pressing a foot switch and up to four sounds can be velocity switched or layered per pad.

MULTI-Percussion Personality

The DTX-MULTI 12 has many applications. It’s perfect for the acoustic drummer looking to add electronics to their kit; the hand percussionist who needs a full palette of percussion instruments in a versatile self-contained unit; or as a percussion controller for a producer in a recording studio setting. It’s a great solution for anyone looking to add top-notch percussion sounds and rhythms to their music.

  • 1,061 drum / percussion / effects voices
  • 216 keyboard voices from Motif library
  • 100MB wave ROM
  • 64 MB Flash ROM for loading custom WAV/AIFF files
  • USB – to device / host
  • Expandable via 5 aux trigger inputs
  • Hi hat control jack / foot switch / tap tempo
  • Stick, hand, and finger play mode

FEATURE:

  • 100MB Wave ROM with drum sounds from DTXTREME III
  • Layered pads have a natural feel when played with sticks or hands
  • 64MB of built-in Flash-ROM for importing User Samples
  • “Hands” and “Fingers” modes allows for alternative play style
  • Bundled with Cubase AI – Plus the ability of M12 as remote controller

ADVANTAGE:

  • High Quality sounds of our “Top-of-the-line” Drum Module
  • Better playability due to staggered triggers even on a dark stage
  • Sounds stay in memory so they’re ready to play when you are
  • Hand percussion parts can be played/sequenced more naturally
  • Use your computer to record audio samples and sequences then load them into the DTX-M12

 BENEFIT:

  • Tons of drums and percussion sounds in a convenient playable package
  • More accurate for live playing with less chance of hitting wrong pad
  • Future-proof. You can add new drum sounds whenever you need them
  • Multiple styles of play for the drum set player or hand percussionist
  • Complete solution for e-drummer, percussionist, teacher, and producer – virtually any musician

Yamaha DTX MULTI 12 Digital Percussion Pad

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Specs

Size/Weight

DimensionsWidth345mm
Height96mm
Depth319mm
WeightWeight3.3kg

Pad section

Built-in pads12
External inputs5 (three-zone x 1; monaural x 4)

Tone generator

Maximum Polyphony64 notes
VoicesDrum and percussion: 1,061 Keyboard: 216
EffectsVariation x 42 types; Chorus x 6 types; Reverb x 6 types: 5-band master equalizer
Drum kitsPreset: 50 User-defined: 200
Wave memory100 MB (16-bit linear conversion)

Sequencer

Note ResolutionQuarter note / 480
PatternsPreset patterns: 128 phrases (including 3 demo patterns) User-defined patterns: 50 phrases
Sequence formatsProprietary SMF Format 0 (for loading only)
Sequence capacity152,000 notes
Recording methodReal-time overdubbing

Waves

Readable quantity500
Bit depth16 bit
Wave memory64 MB
Maximum sizeMono sample: 2 MB Stereo sample: 4 MB
Sample formatsProprietary, WAV, and AIFF

Other

DisplayBacklit LCD with 2 rows of 16 characters
ConnectorsPAD (13) jack (standard stereo-phone plug; left = trigger, right = rim switch) PAD (14)/(15) and PAD (16)/(17) jacks (standard stereo-phone plug; left = trigger, right = trigger) HI-HAT CONTROL jack (standard stereo-phone plug) FOOT SW jack (standard stereo-phone plug) OUTPUT L/MONO and R jacks (standard phone plugs) PHONES jack (standard stereo-phone plug), AUX IN jack (standard stereo-phone plug), MIDI IN and OUT connectors, USB TO HOST port, USB TO DEVICE port, and DC IN.
Power Consumption9W (DTXM12 and PA-5D adapter)
Package ContentsPower adapter (PA-5D or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha), Owner’s Manual , Data List booklet, DVD-ROM (Cubase AI5)

Trigger section

Pad functionsIncrement or decrement of drum kit, pattern, or tempo; tap tempo; switching on or off of click-track; transmission of control change messages

Click-track

Tempo30 to 300 BPM. Tap tempo functionality
Beats1/4 – 16/4, 1/8 – 16/8, 1/16 – 16/16
Note timingAccent notes, quarter notes, eight notes, sixteenth notes, triplets

Source: http://usa.yamaha.com

 

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