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Alesis Trigger Rio Play Any Software or MIDI Device With Drum Triggers, Pads, And Cymbals

Manufacturer: Alesis

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The Trigger|iO is the easiest way to connect electronic drum and cymbal pads or acoustic drum triggers to a wide range of MIDI sound sources. Use up to ten trigger inputs to play traditional MIDI devices like drum machines, sound modules and synthesizers, or connect the USB output directly to your computer to play software drum modules or lay down tracks in your favorite MIDI sequencer application. You can capture every nuance of your drumming performance into the MIDI world using the Trigger|iO.

Featuring both USB-MIDI and traditional DIN MIDI connectivity, you can use the Trigger|iO with a wide variety of gear. The inteface has ten TRS trigger inputs so you can use it with single or dual-zone pads and triggers, and even split the inputs with Y-cables for even larger custom setups. You can also use the Trigger|iO to expand the pad inputs of virtually and drum module from any manufacturer.

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Play virtually any software or hardware MIDI device with electronic drum triggers, pads, and cymbals
Ten TRS trigger inputs for use with single and dual-zone triggers
USB-MIDI and DIN MIDI Out for controlling software and hardware sound modules
Works as an input expander with virtually any drum module
Continuous Hi-Hat control pedal input; also works with switch/onoff pedals
Velocity sensitive for expressive control
Footswitch input for controlling Inc/Dec parameters
Create and store up to 20 setups
Works plug-and-play with Mac and PC - no software drivers needed
Powered by USB when working with a computer; AC adapter included for DIN MIDI operation
Mounts using E-Percussion Module Mount (sold separately) for integration into setups
Comes with Toontrack EZdrummer LITE software drum module with samples of real drum kits
This product is class compliant; it does not require drivers

Trigger|iO interface
USB cable
AC adapter
Software CD
Quick start guide


Trigger inputs: (10) TRS, velocity-sensitive
Hi-Hat control: 1/4-inch (continuous or switch - on/off)
Footswitch: 1/4-inch TRS for up/down
MIDI: USB, MIDI OutUSB Computer Interface
Dimensions: 8.5 inch W x 5 inch D x 1.75 inch H
Weight: 1 lb, 15 oz

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  • Part of A.C. Entertainment Technologies - has its trading origins over 45 years ago
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