Alesis Ten Piece Professional Electronic Drum Set Review

Alesis Ten Piece Professional Electronic Drum Set Review

Gone are the days when musicians would turn up their noses at the thought of using an electric drum kit. Today, these drum kits have turned into a must-have for every drummer for one reason or another.

When you’re looking around for your own electric drum kit, you may have come across the Alesis Ten Piece Professional Electronic Drum Set.

Alesis DM10 X Kit

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In this review, we are going to talk a little more about the features of the Alesis Ten Piece Professional Electronic Drum Set, but we are also going to give you an overview of what people who have purchased the drum set had to say about their overall experience with it.

Then, we’re going to give you our recommendation on whether or not this electronic drum set is something you should consider purchasing to reach your musical aspirations!

About The Product

The Alesis Ten Piece Professional Electronic Drum Set features a 6-piece drum kit and a 4 piece cymbal set. These sets use an exclusive dynamic articulation technology that utilizes a compilation of 1047 different sounds made from real drums, percussions, and cymbals.

This allows you to play hard and soft and the timbre will match how you play, to give you a very realistic sound and feel.

Notable Features Of The Product Include

  • Heavy-duty, chrome-plated steel rack with hinged, Alesis quick-release clamps.
  • Pad clamps feature T-bolts for easy no-tools adjustments.
  • ​More than 1,000 uncompressed, sample-based sounds featuring Dynamic Articulation.
  • ​Works with iPad via Apple USB Adaptor (sold separately).
  • Comes with Alesis logo plate.
  • ​Includes fully adjustable snare stand for optimal positioning and crosstalk reduction.
  • Integrated cymbal arms, convertible to boom or straight.
  • New-look DM10 high-definition drum module with updated appearance.

Overview

The construction of the set is made from a heavy-duty aluminum material, making it able to withstand even the most hardcore banging you want to throw at it. The drum kit includes four toms, a kick pad, and a snare.

Alesis DM10 X Kit

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Our Rating

There are also plenty of drum pads that will satisfy even the busiest of drummers. The toms and snare feature dual zones to help give you that realistic and expressive drumming experience.

Using the xtrack mounting system is very user friendly, thus allowing you to set up and take down the kit in no time. You can rearrange the kit to your needs, making it the perfect option for performers who play in small venues.

Since this kit is compatible with your iPad, you can manage all of your recorded sets for future reference.

What People Had To Say

When looking at what people had to say about the Alesis Ten Piece Professional Electronic Drum Set, many customers had great things to say about this kit. Customers report that this kit was able to meet (and in some instances, even exceed) their expectations.

People who have purchased this kit were professional and hobby drummers, and it works well for them. They report that it was easy to put together, which took about an hour all together. They go on to say that the stands on the kit are sturdy and put together well. The drums do not lose their positions.

Customers also like that they can personalize this kit without it affecting the sound that is produced. Several people mentioned that they enjoyed being able to plug their iPad or MP3 player into the unit via aux cord and that helps with their practicing.

Ten-Piece Professional Electronic Drum Set with Chrome XRack

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They also like that they can use apps to enhance or alter the sound, thus providing them with a truly unique sound – if they want.

Although there were numerous positive reviews for this kit, there were some people who were not so pleased. These customers report that the controller stopped working after a few weeks. They go on to say it recognizes triggers and the display is still functional, but no sound comes out.

A few people reported that they received a European power adapter instead of a US adapter. This caused them to have to purchase an adapter, which was an inconvenience they hadn’t expected.

Other people reported that three of the drums and two of the cymbals broke in less than two months. Others said the some of the pads do not fit the toms, while others stated there was one tom in their kit that wasn’t configured to be used this way.

Our Recommendation

Playing on a set of electronic drums isn’t nearly as looked down upon today as it was in the past. Now, more and more drummers are using these to make sweet, sweet music with.

The Alesis Ten Piece Professional Electronic Drum Set comes with everything your traditional set would have: a six piece drum kit and a four piece cymbal set – both of which utilizes exclusive dynamic articulation technology.

This technology has compiled 1047 different drum, percussion, and cymbal sounds. This will allow you play both hard and soft. The timber of how you play will be matched with the sound the kit produces.

Ten-Piece Professional Electronic Drum Set with Chrome XRack

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We like this set because it’s portable and easy to set up. This will allow you to take the unit to and from gigs with ease, but also you aren’t spending a lot of time trying to set up the kit. This can be really useful if you’re running late for a show and you don’t want to disappoint the fans who are waiting. We’ve all been there, right?

We also like this kit because it creates realistic sounds that will match the way you’re playing – thus providing you with an incredibly realistic playing experience. Just keep in mind that it is still an electric set and it will play like an electric set.

If you are looking for a quality electric drum set, we believe this is a great one worth considering. Make sure you contact customer service to request a manufacturer’s warranty, just in case your set has any problems.

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