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Stock code: ALASR16

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Rocksure Performance Warranty
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SR-16 – Classic Drum Machine
The drum machine that started a music revolution.

As one of the most popular drum machines ever made, the SR-16™ has been used by everyone from songwriters to live performers to remix engineers as their drum machine of choice. The reason is simple: it features a great selection of 233 realistic, natural drum sounds, offered both in dry form and sampled with our incomparable digital reverbs. Our exclusive Dynamic Articulation™ feature enables a drum sound to change its tonal content as it's played harder for truly realistic performances. 
     The SR-16 features 50 preset patterns that were actually played in by top studio drummers, not just programmed and quantised. You'll find enough built-in rhythmic variations (with A, B and two Fill sections) for composing complete arrangements, and you can create and save your own customised patterns and songs. Plus, the SR-16 also provides complete MIDI implementation, a footswitch input, flexible programming and editing features and velocity-sensitive pad buttons. 
     It's so easy to use that you'll be up-and-running and composing new music in minutes. Whether you need a songwriting partner or an accompanist for live performance, turn to the all-time world standard in drum machines: the SR-16.

- Complete MIDI support for use with keyboards, computers and electronic drum kits
- 233 professional sounds included 
- Built-in digital effects for added realism
- Create and save your own customised patterns and songs

- Audio Outputs: 4 (2 stereo pairs)
- Pads: 12 velocity sensitive (w/Dynamic Articulation™)
- Sample/DAC Bit Resolution: 16/18
- Sounds: 233
- Sounds Accessible via Pads: 12
- Sounds Accessible via MIDI: 120
- Polyphony: 16 voice
- Panning: 7-position user programmable
- Velocity Response: 8 loudness levels via pads, 127 via MIDI
- Timing Resolution: 96 ppq
- Time Signature Range: 1-128 beats per pattern
- Tempo Range: 20-255 bpm
- Notes/Patterns/Songs: 12,000/400 (200 user, 200 preset)/100
- Kits: 50 user, 50 preset
- MIDI Program Change Response: Kit
- Sync:  MIDI Clock/Song Position Pointer
- Footswitch Jacks/Functions:  2; start/stop, count/A/B/fill
- Other Features:  Sound stacking, step editing, stereo samples with reverb and ambience
- Dynamic Articulation:  Modulates tone
- Power:  9 VAC External Transformer, UL and CSA Approved
- Dimensions:  (WxHxD) 9.25"x1.5"x6.5"
- Weight:  2.5 lbs