Alesis ControlPad USB-MIDI Percussion Pad Controller

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Take Control of Your Percussion and MIDI Devices! The ControlPad from Alesis, is a USB/MIDI percussion controller in a compact form that is equally at home, both as a performance instrument and a MIDI programming tool for studio recording. Applications include programming of drum and percussion parts with a MIDI sequencer, studio recording and live performance. The controller features eight velocity sensitive pads with gum rubber surfaces for excellent stick response, as well as two trigger inputs for connecting external pads. Additionally, there are two switch pedal inputs to accommodate an open and closed hi-hat function, as well as kick drum. Percussion setups are stored to internal memory and are accessible via MIDI program change commands. In addition to being USB bus-powered, the ControlPad includes an AC adapter for stand-alone use. FeaturesUSB/MIDI drum controller for studio or live useEight high-quality, velocity-sensitive percussion padsPad sensitivity adjustmentUSB Plug-and-Play connectivity (no drivers necessary)USB bus-powered (no power supply necessary when connected to a computer)Two trigger inputs for connecting external pads (compatible with the Alesis Drum Pad and Cymbal Pad expansion kits)Two switch pedal inputs and up/down footswitch inputMIDI I/OStores MIDI setups with program change capabilityIncludes BFD Lite, a virtual drum module from FXpansionPC and Mac compatiblePower adapter included for use without a computerSpecificationsTriggers: 8 Velocity-Sensitive PadsKey Layout: Not applicableControllers: NoConnectors 2 x MIDI (In/Out)1 x USB2 x 1/4" TS phone External Trigger Inputs1 x 1/4" TS phone Footswitch Input (kick)1 x 1/4" TS phone Footswitch Input (hi-hat open/close)1 x 1/4" TRS phone Up/Down Value FootswitchDimensions (WxDxH): 17" x 13 3/4" x 3" (432 x 349 x 76 mm)Specialties: Comes with twenty presets that can be overwritten