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HF-1 Zero XTalk Bar Trigger (Roland BT-1)

This DIY project was inspired by the new Roland BT-1 Bar Trigger Pad. For those that don’t know Roland announced at winter NAMM 2013 a new bar trigger called the Roland BT-1. This new bar trigger has a really cool feature for Roland module users that makes it imperveous to cross talk (Xtalk). As cool

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KRIGG V2 Kick Trigger Released!

This is the new KRIGG V2. The KRIGG V2 is an improved version of TRIGGERA‘s popular KRIGG kick trigger. According to their web site this new version improves it look/finish while maintaining its low noise, portability, and sensitive triggering that made the original KRIGG kick trigger such a success with many edrummers. To see what

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Alesis DM10, Pearl REDbox Velocity Switch Zone

Theory of Operation: It is well known that the DM10 can not produce a velocity on a traditional switch type triggering zone. To get a switch zone on the DM10 to have a velocity, the DM10 must be tricked to think the switch zone is a piezo zone. This is done by using

 
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Alesis and Apple iPad join forces…Are they?

Can the Apple iPad (or iPad 2 for that matter) be used as an edrum module? I say yes. Two developments have happened that made me believe that now is the time for an iPad base drum module. The first development was the release of the

 
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DIY Pedal Trigger (Similar to FatKat)

This post shows how to turn a standard switch based hi-hat control pedal into a FatKat like trigger type pedal. This trigger should be compatible with all the major module brands (Roland, Yamaha, Alesis, Simmons, and Pearl) The pedal I used for this project is a fairly common pedal show above and can be bought

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