Yamaha DTX400K Electronic Drum Kit with Headphones, Stool + Sticks
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Yamaha DTX400K Electronic Drum Kit with Headphones, Stool + SticksDetails
The DTX400K is an exciting new design concept from Yamaha. Every element of the DTX400K Electronic Drums have been designed specifically for newer players whilst retaining the power and capabilities of the DTX series. This starter pack also includes a drum throne, headphones and a set of drum sticks - everything you need to get started straight away.
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The new Yamaha DTX400K Electronic Drum Kit provides unprecedented quality, flexibility and usability. Yamaha's acclaimed acoustic drum heritage and leading music technology expertise deliver professional performance at a totally new price point. With its onboard training functions and high levels of connectivity, the DTX400K is designed to expand the drumming experience for a whole new generation of aspiring drummers.
Fast Track Your Drum Skills
With a completely new module, rack, pads and pedal design the small and compact DTX400K has been wholey designed with newer players in mind. Especially good as a learning tool for new or developing drummers the DTX400K has a host of onboard training functions and user-friendly features. The training functions on the DTX400K help propel you on your way to drumming proficiency.
These fun, engaging and effective warm-ups and games include "Groove Check", helping perfect your timing with on screen markers of early or late beats, "Rhythm Gate", where the drum kit silences out any off time beats alerting you instantly to any mistakes, "Groove Tracker", which helps beginners pick up the beat and "Fast Blast", a new challenge to test the chops of even advanced players! There's also a spoken grading system to encourage you along your drumming path, all of which are easily operated using simple back lit function buttons.
To read a full list of the Yamaha DTX400K's Training Functions please click the button below.
True Yamaha Playability and Feel
With more than 45 years in the drum business Yamaha are no strangers to the importance of playability. Using their knowledge and experience Yamaha have designed the DTX400K to meet the real needs of drummers and provide a natural response with solid durability and authentic stick rebound. The rubber surface prevents stick slippage making it easy to practice single, double and triple strokes.
With a completely new module, durable steel rack, 7.5" drum pads and pedal design the small and compact DTX400K has been designed from scratch for the entry level market. The DTX400K's overall size and the design of the 3 zone snare and toms provide a comfortable drumming experience for newer players. The new KU100 kick unit provides silent operation for the bass drum without sacrificing dynamic expression and matches the included hi-hat pedal. Add to this the large 10" cymbals plus hi-hat and you have a drum kit that feels great, is fun to play and is a valuable practice tool. The dimensions of the DTX400K and the real bass drum pedal action are also designed so that the skills learned can be easily transferred onto an drum acoustic kit. But of course, the beauty of a digital drum kit for a beginner, is that you can practice in silence until you're ready to show off your skills!
Create Your Own Drum Kits
Boasting some of the highest quality sounds in its class, the DTX400K's in-built sound module houses stereo recordings of real drums, cymbals and percussion that respond dynamically to your touch for true musical expression. Highlights include classic milestone sounds from the history of drumming including legendary drum tones from some of Yamaha's most acclaimed acoustic drum kits.
The DTX400K comes with ten professional quality drum kits that are ready to play straight away. For those seeking extra creativity, draw from the selection of 169 sounds to create custom kits to match your own style. The DTX400K gives you the freedom to experiment with everything from heavy double bass kits to explosive dance kits and save your favourite ten in the memory slots for instant recall later.
Connect, Upgrade and Expand Your Kit
The USB connection allows you to control VSTi drum libraries and enjoy recording into DAW software such as Cubase. Yamaha's Music Software Downloader also allows you to import new songs with new Apps due to be launched in 2013, designed to work alongside the DTX400K, so just as your skills are growing and you're ready to progress further new interactive learning experiences will be available. There is also the option to add an additional crash cymbal pad when you're ready for more of a challenge!
A true breakthrough with Yamaha quality at this pricepoint this DTX400K system is sure to become a firm favorite amongst beginners, drum tutors and schools. With its many professional features the DTX400K is also compelling as a practice kit for more advanced drummers or for musicians recording in home studios.
HP-170 Stereo Headphones by Gear4music
The HP-170 Stereo Headphones by Gear4music can be used for a wide variety of audio applications, including instrument play, studio and live work or as general purpose headphones. They come with a mini jack connection and a 1/4" jack adapter to allow connection to a wide variety of equipment.
Drum Throne Stool by Gear4music
With high-quality features such as double bracing, chrome finish hardware, a comfortable padded seat and full height adjustment, the Drum Throne Stool by Gear4music is available at a revolutionary low price, guaranteeing you fantastic value for money and a comfortable drumming experience.
To view the configuration diagram for the Yamaha DTX400K please click the button below.
- Snare: 7.5 inch pad
- Tom: 7.5 inch pad
- Floor Tom: 7.5 inch pad
- Bass Drum: KU100 silent kick unit
- Hi-Hat: 10 inch pad
- Hi-Hat Controlling Unit: Opened/Closed/Foot splash available (works as second bass drum)
- Crash Cymbal: 10 inch pad
- Ride Cymbal: 10 inch pad
- Trigger Module Dimensions:
- Width: 240 mm
- Height: 188 mm
- Depth: 68 mm
- Weight: 0.5 kg
- Tone Generator Voices:
- Total: 169
- Snares: 23
- Kicks: 21
- Toms: 36
- Cymbals: 31
- Hi-Hats: 16
- Percussion: 42
- Drum Kits: 10 (all of which may be edited and overwritten)
- Click Tempo: 30 to 300 BPM (Tap Tempo and Voice Guidance functions)
- Click Beat: 1/4 to 9/4
- HI-HAT CTL
- PAD (mini stereo audio)
- USB TO HOST
- AUX IN (mini stereo audio)
- PHONES - OUTPUT
- Power Supply: PA-130 or equivalent
- Power Consumption: 5W
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