This Alesis Drums Nitro Mesh Kit Electronic Drum Set review discusses how the kit is centered around next-generation Alesis Mesh head drum technology. Drummers usually prefer mesh heads when playing electronic kits because of the natural feel and super quiet response. Certainly, every drummer deserves nothing but the best.
What You’ll Find in the Box
- Nitro Drum Module
- Mesh drum head
- 8-inch dual-zone snare pad, (3) 8″ tom pads
- (3) 10-inch cymbals: ride cymbal, hi-hat, crash w/choke
- Kick drum, Kick Pedal, Hi-Hat Pedal
- 4-post aluminum rack—super solid for stability and flexibility
Alesis Drums Nitro Mesh Kit Electronic Drum Set Features
Below is a more detailed discussion of Alesis Drums Nitro Mesh Kit Electronic Drum Set’s functional features:
- The module already comes with 40 ready-to-play classic and modern kits, 60 built-in, play-along tracks and 385 drum and cymbal sounds.
- In addition to tracks, it also has sequencer, metronome and finally, performance recorder.
- All mesh drum heads of Alesis deliver the most realistic and immersive playing experience beginner and modern drummers look for.
- The back lit LCD screen makes for easier navigation.
- Drum and cymbal buttons resemble the layout of a traditional kit, making it simpler to assign sounds and create kits quickly.
Short Summary of Feedback from Existing Owners
There are mixed reviews for this drum kit. From the double bass perspective, the Alesis Drums Nitro Mesh Kit Electronic Drum Set’s base pad is sufficient enough. Cymbals may not appear as sturdy as some kits, but they still work fine.
Some do not like the foot pedal, but some have different opinions about it. It is just a matter of comparing it to previous sets that you have owned or just being either comfortable with it or not.
Pros of the Product
- Nitro module complete with 40 classic and modern ready-to-play kits
- Comes with a headphone jack if you want to practice privately
- With stereo aux input that allows you to jam along your favorites on a CD or an MP3 player
- Enjoy 40 bonus lessons when you register your Alesis kit via the Melodics App.
- Cabling, drum sticks, drum key and power supply in one easy, hassle-free setup
Cons of the Product
- Not designed to work with game consoles
- Doesn’t come with a throne – beginners (or parents) should take note of this fact before buying
- Instructions may not be as detailed as you want them to be. For kids who are just beginning to pursue this passion, someone who knows how to play around drums should accompany them during setup.
Who Should Buy The Alesis Drums Nitro Mesh Kit
Every parent out there should seriously consider buying this drum set. The nitro mesh kit is certainly a great electronic drum set for beginners/kids. In addition, it is the ideal choice to play especially in an apartment complex setting. This is due to the mesh heads helping with the noise fairly a lot.
- Feel The Difference Mesh Makes – All mesh electronic drum Kit heads deliver the most realistic, responsive and immersive playing experience drummers demand
Conclusion and Recommendations
The Alesis Drums Nitro Mesh Kit Electronic Drum Set comes with everything you need for a seamless performance: 4-post aluminum rack, connection cables, drum sticks, drum key.
All of these connect to the Nitro electronic drum module that contains hundreds of percussion sounds as well.
This kit is a sure winner for those who are looking for something that delivers a realistic playing experience.
With over 30 years of experience, drumming has been a huge part of Joe’s life. He has experienced every stage of drumming imaginable – from playing in my parents’ garage, to playing local venues and to doing national tours.
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