NAMM 2018: Alesis Launch Surge Mesh + Command Mesh Electronic Drum Kits

Alesis has announced the launch of the Surge Mesh and Command Mesh 8-piece electronic drum kits, that they believe will “deliver a truly professional level of sound”…

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Each kit comes with 5 drums and 3 cymbals and promise ultra-responsive mesh heads for the most realistic experience. The Surge and Command Mesh feature drum modules, that include a multitude of kits, play along tracks and sounds. Each kit will also ship with a 4-piece chrome rack.

Surge Mesh key features

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  • 10” dual-zone mesh snare and three 8” dual-zone mesh tom pads for great feel and natural response
  • 8” mesh kick drum tower with kick drum pedal included
  • (3) 10” cymbals: ride cymbal, hi-hat, crash w/choke
  • Surge Drum Module with 40 kits, 60 play-along tracks and 385 sounds
  • Record your own playing or connect your MP3 player to the Aux input
  • 4-post chrome rack Connection cables, drum sticks, drum key and power supply included

Command Mesh key features

  • 8” mesh kick and 10” dual-zone snare pad for enhanced feel and playing response
  • Two 8” dual-zone rack toms and 8” dual-zone floor tom deliver great sound and feel
  • (3) 10” cymbals: ride cymbal, hi-hat, crash w/choke Kick drum pedal included
  • Alesis Command Drum Module with 70 kits (50 factory pre-set + 20 user-customizable) and 600 sounds
  • Load .WAV samples and play-along tracks via USB memory stick
  • Real-time recording (5 tracks internally; up to 99 tracks via USB memory stick)
  • USB/MIDI output for use with virtual instrument and recording software
  • Premium chrome 4-post rack and boom cymbal arms
  • Connection cables, drum sticks, drum key and power supply included

“Alesis is well-known for its responsive, realistic-sounding electronic mesh drum kits,” said Tim Root, Global Percussion Product Manager for Alesis. “Our new Surge Mesh and Command Mesh kits deliver a truly professional level of sound, feel and flexibility with amazing value that is going to have drummers smiling and everyone else wondering how we did it.”

Pricing and Availability:
The Surge Mesh and Command Mesh kits are due out in Q1 2018 priced at $499 and $699 respectively. For further details head to the Alesis website.

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