Electronic Drum Pad Instrument, PercPad, Now Available


Cumberland, R.I. (June 27, 2011) – Alesis, a leading manufacturer of electronic percussion products and studio electronics, announces that the PercPad, the first four-pad electronic percussion instrument, is now shipping to musical instrument retailers everywhere.

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The PercPad’s four velocity-sensitive electronic drum pads, external kick input, high-quality internal sounds and compact size make it the perfect choice for percussionists looking to incorporate electronic percussion into their setups. Drummers can place the PercPad on a standard snare drum stand or mount it to other stands or racks using the Alesis Module Mount, sold separately.

The PercPad has a collection of acoustic and electronic drum and percussion instrument sounds that are perfectly suited to the needs of drummers and percussionists. Drummers can easily tune and edit sounds and can also expand their sound palete using the PercPad’s MIDI output, enabling them to perform with the sounds from any MIDI sound module or software on their Mac or PC. The PercPad is compatible with virtually any switch or velocity-sensitive kick trigger or pad including the Alesis DMPad and RealHead Kick Pads.

The PercPad percussion pad is now available from musical instrument retailers worldwide with a U.S. retail price of $199 and an estimated street price of $99.

“The PercPad contains sounds every drummer needs and it’s incredibly easy to use,” said Dan Radin, Product Manager, Alesis. “With a kick trigger input, multiple mounting options and an incredibly affordable price, it’s easy to add the PercPad to virtually any drum or percussion setup to trigger the sounds you need.”

To learn more information about the PercPad, please visit alesis.com/percpad