DIGITAL DRUM
Instruction Manual
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Thank you for purchasing this digital drum module. The drum module has been
developed to act and play like a drum set but with greater ease. Before you use
the instrument, we recommend you to read through this manual.
Taking Care of Your Digital Drum Set
Location
Handling and Transport
Do not expose the unit to the following
conditions to avoid deformation,
discoloration, or more serious
damage.
Direct sunlight.
High temperature (near a heat
source, or in a car during the day
time).
Excessive humidity.
Never apply excessive force to the
controls, connectors or other parts of
the instrument.
Always unplug cables by gripping the
plug firmly, but not pulling on the
cable.
Disconnect all cables before moving
the instrument.
Physical shocks caused by dropping,
bumping, or placing heavy objects on
the instrument can result in scratches
and more serious damage.
Power Supply
Make sure to sure use the suitable AC
adaptor, and also make sure the AC
outlet voltage at your country
matches the input voltage specified
on the AC adaptor`s label.
Turn the power switch OFF when the
instrument is not in use.
An AC adaptor should be unplugged
from the AC outlet if the instrument is
not be used for an extended period of
time.
Unplug the AC adaptor during electric
storms.
Avoid plugging the AC adaptor into
the same AC outlet as appliance with
high power consumption, such as
electric heaters or ovens. Also avoid
using multi-plug adaptors since these
can result in reducing the sound
quality, operation errors, and possibly
damage.
Cleaning
Clean the unit with a dry soft cloth.
A slightly damp cloth may be used to
remove stubborn grime and dirt.
Never use cleaners such as alcohol
or thinner.
Avoid placing vinyl object on top of
the unit (vinyl can stick to and
discolor the surface).
Electrical Interference
This instrument contains digital
circuitry and may cause interference
if placed too close to radio or
television receivers. If this occurs,
move the instrument further away
from the affected equipment.
Turn Power OFF When Making
Connections
To avoid damage to the instrument
and other devices to which it is
connected, turn the power switches of
all related device OFF prior to
connecting or disconnecting cables.
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Contents
Panel Controls
- Front Panel
- Rear Panel
- Side Panel
Setup
- Connect the Pads and the Pedal
- Connect a MIDI device
- Connect a audio equipment
- Connect a CD player, etc.(Aux in jack)
- Connect Headphones
- Connect the Power supply jack
Functions
- Switch the power ON
- Set the main volume
- Select a drum kit
- Play with a Metronome
Play a Song
- Select a Song
- Listen to the Song
- Adjust the Song's volume
- Adjust the Song's tempo
- Tap tempo function
- Mute a Drum part
- Play with a Click voice
- Use the lighting guide function
Create a User Drum Kit
- Set a drum voice
- Adjust the volume of Pad
- Save your drum kit voices
Specifications
Voice list
Preset kit list
Song list
MIDI implementation chart
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Panel Controls
Front Panel
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Volume knob
[ drum off ] button and indicator
Control the volume of phone and line output.
This button is used to turn on or turn off the
Turn it clockwise to increase the volume
percussion of song.
and anticlockwise to decrease it.
Beat indicator
[ save ] button
Beat of metronome or a song is playing
Save current kit setting to a user kit.
[ click ] button
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Turn on or off the metronome.
[ start/stop ] button
Start or stop song playing.
[ + ] and [ - ] buttons
[ kit ] button
These buttons are used to change the setting
Display the drum kit number.
number of kit, voice, song and adjust the Pad
volume.
[ voice / volume ] button
Pad select buttons and indicators
Display the voice number or volume value.
Select current pad and adjust the pad volume.
3-digit LED display
When you press them, the corresponding indicator
Display the parameters of current menu mode.
lights up.
[ song / volume ] button
[ tempo - / + ] and [ tap ] buttons
Display the song number or accompaniment
Change current tempo.
volume value.
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Rear Panel
MIDI out jack
Aux.in jack
Connect with external sound module.
Connect with external sound source.
Trigger input jacks
Power supply jack ( DC in 9V)
Connect with pads, cymbals, hi-hat control,
Connect an AC adaptor to this jack.
kick trigger.
Power switch
Output jacks (R, L/mono)
Turn the power on/off.
Connect with the amplifier or audio system.
For monaural output use the L/mono jack.
Side Panel
Phones jack
Connect with to a pair of stereo headphones to this jack.
(Connect the headphones will not mute the output jacks.)
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Setup
Caution!
To prevent electric shock and damage to the device, make sure the power is switched OFF
on the drum and all related device before making any connection.
Connect the Pads and the Pedals
Using the provided cables, connect each Trigger input jack on the rear panel of the module, and make sure each
pad is connected to its corresponding Trigger input jack.
Note:
1. The voice of hi-hat pad hitting is controlled by hi-hat pedal. Similar to a real drum kit, the hi-hat pad functions
as an 'open hi-hat' when the pedal is stepped. When the pedal is released, it functions as a 'closed hi-hat' .
2. The valid striking area of a cymbal pad (ride, crash or hi-hat) is near the edge of the pad, which is different from
other pads.
to 7 crash
to 6 ride
to 8 hi-hat
to 3 tom 1
to 4 tom 2
Drum Module
to 2 snare
to 5 tom 3
to 1 kick
Kick Trigger
[DD502(D)]
to 9 hi-hat
control
Hi-Hat control pedal
[DD502/DD502(D)]
Hi-Hat control pedal / Kick Trigger
[DD502(S)]
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Kick Trigger
[DD502]
Connect a MIDI device
MIDI device
This is for you want to use an external sound module or MIDI
sequencer.
Transmit MIDI Data
1. Use a MIDI cable to connect the MIDI OUT jack on the
drum module with the MIDI IN jack on the external MIDI device.
2. This drum will output all the MIDI codes generated by pads
hitting or pedal stepping via the MIDI output connector. But
clicking and the MIDI codes in songs are excluded.
MIDI OUT
MIDI IN
MIDI Data
Connect a audio equipment
Amplifier
1. When you want to listen to the voices with an amplifier,
connect amplifiers with the Output L/MONO and R jacks on
the rear panel. (For monaural playback, use the L/MONO jack;
for stereo playback, connect both L/MONO and R jacks.)
2. The volume is adjusted with the VOLUME knob.
Connect a CD player, etc.(Aux. In jack)
1. The audio output of a CD player, or other audio source,
to connect with the AUX IN jack on the rear panel can be
mixed with the sound of the drum. This function is convenient
that lets you play along with a favourite song.
2. The volume of the external signal is adjusted with the
VOLUME knob.
Connect Headphones
An optional set of stereo headphones can be connected with
the PHONES jack located on the side of the drum module.
* Adjust the volume to a comfortable level.
Connect the Power supply jack
Make sure the power is switched OFF and connect the power
adaptor with the DC IN jack on the rear panel.
Note:
1. To protect the speakers, amplifier and the drum module from
damage, rotate the volume knob to the minimum volume level
before switching the power ON.
2. Make sure the power is switched OFF when connecting drum
module with external devices.
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Amplifier
Functions
Switch the power ON
After confirming all connection have been completed, rotate the
volume knob to the left ( minimum volume level) before
switching the power on.
Set the power switch to "on" position to switch on the power.
Display shows the song's number and its indicator lights up.
Song indicator
Set the main volume
While hitting a pad, gradually rotate the volume knob until a
comfortable volume level is reached.
Select a drum kit
Kit indicator
The unit comes with 20 (001-020) preset drum kits and 10 user
kits (021-030). (Reference song list : page 14.)
1. Press [ kit ] button
The current kit number appears and the Kit indicator lights.
2. Press [ + ] or [ - ] buttons to select the drum kit number
(001 - 020) you want to use.
Play with a Metronome
Beat indicator
1. Press the [ click ] button to start the metronome. The beat
indicator is flashing and the click sound begins to play.
2. Press the [ tempo + ] or [ tempo - ] buttons to set the
metronome beat.
3. Press the [ click ] button again to stop the metronome.
Adjust the volume of the click sound
Hold down the [ click ] button and press the [ + ] or [ - ] buttons
to adjust the volume of the click sound, the metronome
automatically play.
*When playing the metronome:
The metronome stops immediately when holding down [ click ]
button, and pressing the [ + ] or [ - ] buttons on the click sound.
*Volume of the click sound will be reset to default once
power is on.
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Play a Song
Select a song
This drum module has a total of 50 preset songs.
Note: The preset song setting is 001 after you slide on power.
Song indicator
1. Press [ song / volume ] button.
The song indicator lights and the current song's number appears.
2. Press [ +] or [ - ] button to select one of the song and listen to it.
Song numbers 001 - 050 are preset songs.
(Reference song list : page 14.)
Listen to the song
Beat indicator
1. Press [ start/stop ] button and the beat indicator is flashing.
After the counting, the song will start playback from the
beginning.
2. The song will stop when it reaches the end.
You can stop the song during playback by pressing the
[ start/stop ] button
* The ASSIGN pad's indicator flashes at the first beat of each
measure
Note: The ASSIGN pad's indicator can be lighted off by pressing
both [hi-hat] and [kick] button at the same time.
Adjust the song's volume
1. Press the [ song / volume ] button to select the volume of
song. Display shows : " A XX".
(XX = level value, 00 to 31)
2. Press [ + ] or [ - ] button to adjust the volume of song
accompaniment.
Adjust the song's tempo
tempo/tap
1. Press the [ tempo + ] or [ tempo - ] button. D isplay shows
the current tempo value.
2. Press the [ tempo + ] or [ tempo - ] button to increase or
decrease the tempo. ( tempo value in the range or 30 to 280)
* Holding down either a [ tempo +] or [ tempo - ] button to
change the setting in a high speed.
* Press [ tempo + ] and [ tempo - ] buttons at the same time
to reset the tempo to default value.
Note: About 2 seconds after you stop pressing the [Tempo]
button, display changes to show your selected song or kit
number instead of tempo value.
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Tap tempo function
tempo/tap
This function allows you to set the song's tempo by tapping
in tempo on a pad.
1. Press the [ tap ] button. Display shows the current tempo
value.
2. Tap on the pad in the tempo that you want to get.
Tap on the pad 4 times. The last two beats are only
detected and are set as your desired speed.
3. The song will be played with your desired tempo you set.
When the song is playing, you are not allowed to change
the tempo with this tempo function.
* Any pads can do the tap tempo function.
Mute a Drum part
Drum off indicator
1. Press [ drum off ] button. The drum off indicator lights.
The drum mute function is active.
2. Press [ start/stop ] button to playback the song. The drum part
in the song will be muted.
3. To cancel the drum mute function, press [ drum off ] button
again. The drum off indicator light goes off.
* The drum mute function can be used during song playing.
Play with a the Click voice
1. Press the [ click ] button to start the metronome. It will be
played with tempo.
2. Press the [ click ] button again to stop the metronome.
Note: The click voice will not stop automatically once the song
finished until you press the [ click ] button.
Use the lighting guide function
The lighting guide function provides you a valuable lesson to
practice or learn the drum kit with playing the preset song.
1. Select the song number you want to practice.
2. Press [ drum off ] button.
3. Press [ start/stop ] button to start song play.
4. Strike the pad in accordance with the lighting of pad's
indicators or press the hi-hat pedal and kick the bass drum
pad exactly when their indicators light.
* During song playing, you can change the Tempo(speed),
or use the tap tempo function to set your desired tempo.
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* Press the [ hi-hat control ] + [ kick ] buttons
to turn off all the pad's indicator. Press the
[ hi-hat control ] + [ kick ] buttons again to
turn on all the pad's indicator.
Create a User Drum Kit
Set a drum voice
Voice indicator
The unit comes with 215 high quality percussion sounds that you
can assign to any of the drum pad, 3 cymbals, hi-hat control and
bass drum. This way you can create your own drum kit that
consists of the voice you want. (Reference voice list : page 13.)
The kit number 021-030 is use for saving your own drum kit.
1. Press [ voice ] button.
The voice indicator lights and the display shows the voice
number of this pad.
2. Press [ pad ] button or hit the pad you want to set. The pad
indicator light and display shows the current voice number
of lighting pad.
3. Press [ + ] or [ - ] buttons to select the voice number you want
to assign.
4. Repeat step 2 and 3 for to set the voice for another pad or
bass drum
Adjust the volume of Pad
Pad buttons
Volume level value
This unit allows you to adjust the volume of every voices in
the kit that let you control the individual level (volume) of
the pads or bass drum.
1. Press the [ voice / volume ] button to select the volume
level setting display shows : " L XX".
(XX = level value, 00 to 31)
The pad button indicator lights and display shows the
current volume level of lighting pad.
3. Press the [ PAD ] button or kit the percussion pad you
want to adjust.
4. Press the [ + / - ] to increase or decrease the
volume. While you are adjusting, hit the corresponding pad
and listen carefully the sound level until reaching the level
you want.
5. Repeat step 3 and 4 to adjust the volume of other pad
voices.
Save your drum kit voices
Once completing to your own drum kit, you have to save
them in the unit; otherwise your drum kit will be erased when
you turn off the unit.
1. Press [ save ] button.
The kit number 021 appears and is flashing.
2. Press [ +] or [ - ] button to set the kit number (021-030)
for saving your drum kit.
3. Press [ save ] button again. The flashing kit number stops.
Note: To cancel the save operation, press the [ voice ] button.
If there is a fault, the display will show "Err".
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Pad indicator
Specifications
Drum Pad:
4 drum pads , 3 cymbal pads ,1 hi-hat control pedal , 1 kick trigger
Voices:
215 voices
Drum kits:
20 preset kits, 10 user kits
Song:
50 preset songs
Controls:
POWER SWITCH, START/STOP, SAVE, KIT, VOICE/VOLUME,
SONG/VOLUME, DRUM OFF, CLICK, HI-HAT, CRASH, RIDE,
HI-HAT CONTROL, SNARE, TOM 1, TOM 2, TOM3, KICK,
VOLUME, + / -, TEMPO + / -, TAP
Display:
LED display
Connections:
MIDI OUT
Hi-hat control
Hi-hat
Crash
Ride
Snare
Tom 1
Tom 2
Tom 3
Kick
Output (R & L/MONO)
Aux in
Power Supply:
AC adaptor (DC 9V)
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Voice List
No. Name
Acoustic Base Drum
001 BD Head
002 Real BD 1
003 Real BD 2
004 Real BD 6
005 BD Std 1
006 BD Std 2
007 Room BD 1
008 Room BD 2
009 Lo BD
010 Rock BD 1
011 Rock BD 3
012 Rock BD 4
013 BD-Var 3
014 BD-Var 5
015 Big Drum 1
016 Big Drum 2
Electronic Base Drum
017 BD-Analg
018 MrDance 1
019 MrDance 2
020 MrDance 5
021 Lo-BD 1
022 Lo-BD 2
023 Hard BD 3
Acoustic Snare Drum
024 SD-Std 1
025 SD-Std 2
026 SD-Std 3
027 SD-Std 4
028 SD-Std 5
029 SD-R 1
030 SD-R 2
031 SD-R 5
032 Snare 1
033 Snare 2
034 Snare 4
035 Snare 5
036 Snare 6
037 SD-Std 21
038 SD-Std 22
039 SD-Std 23
040 SD-Std 24
041 SD-Std 25
042 SD-Std 26
043 SD-Std 27
044 SD-Std 28
045 SD-Std 29
046 SnareDr 1
047 SnareDr 5
048 SnareDr 6
049 SnareDr 7
050 SnareDr 8
051 SidStik 1
052 SidStik 2
053 SnarTimb
054 RowDrum 1
055 RowDrum 2
056 RowDrum 3
Electronic Snare Drum
057 SD-Ana 2
058 SD-Ana 6
059 SD-Ana 7
060 SD-Ana 11
061 SD-Danc 5
062 SD-Danc 6
063 SD-Elec
064 Syn-SD 1
065 Syn-SD 7
066 Syn-SD 8
067 Syn-SD 11
068 Cool-SD 1
069 HD-SD 1
070 Brush 1
071 Brush 2
072 Brush 3
073 Brush 5
074 Brush 7
075 Brush 8
076 Brush 10
077 Brush 13
Acoustic Tom
078 Tom-Std 5
079 Tom-Std 3
080 Tom-Std 2
081 Tom-Std 1
082 Tom-Jaz M
083 Tom-Jaz F
084 Tom-Brs H
085 Tom-Brs M
086 Tom-Brs L
087 Tom-Brs F
088 Tom-BRK H
089 Tom-BRK M
090 Tom-BRK L
091 Tom-BRK F
092 Tom-Rom 6
093 Tom-Rom 5
094 Tom-Rom 4
095 Tom-Rom 3
096 Tom-Rom 2
097 Tom-Rom 1
098 Tom-Rm 2 L
099 Tom-Rm 2 F
107
108
109
110
111
112
Tom-T 3 L
Tom-T 3 F
Tom-El 4
Tom-El 3
Tom-El 2
Tom-El 1
Cymbal
113 CrashStd
114 CrashBrt
115 CrashSt 2
116 SftCrash
117 CrashSt 3
118 CrashSht
119 CrshThin
120 CrashRev
121 CrashRol
122 CrashSt 4
123 RideBel 1
124 RK Ride 2
125 RideBStd
126 Splash C 1
127 Cymbel 2
128 Cymbel 3
129 BigGong 1
130 BigGong 2
131 B.Cymbl 1
132 B.Cymbl 2
133 S.Cymbl 2
134 S.Cymb 2 M
135 SmalGong
Hi-Hat
136 H.H Cls 1
137 H.H Cls 3
138 H.H Cls 4
139 H.H Opn 1
140 H.HCNor 1
141 RK HHcls
142 H.H Opn 3
143 Open HH 2
144 Open HH 3
145 Open HH 4
146 RK HHOpn
147 Open HH 7
148 HH pedl 1
149 HH pedl 2
150 Ana Hh 1
Percussion
151 Agogo-1
152 Agogo-2
153 Bell Tre
154 Bongo Hi
155 Bongo Lo
156 Cabasa 1
157 Cabasa 2
158 Castanet
159 ClapA
Electronic Tom
100 TomH-A
101 Tom-A 5
102 Tom-A 4
103 Tom-A 3
104 Tom-A 2
105 Tom-A 1
106 Tom-T 1 M
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161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
174
175
176
177
178
179
180
181
182
183
184
185
186
187
188
189
190
191
192
193
194
195
196
197
198
199
200
201
202
203
204
205
206
207
208
209
210
211
212
213
214
215
Clavis 1
Clavis 2
Conga-Hi
Conga-M 1
Conga-M 2
Conga-3
Conga-4
Conga-5
CowBell 1
CowBell 2
Cuica H
Cuica L
Fsnap
Guiro 1
Guiro 2
HiQ
JingBell
Maracas 1
Maracas 2
MetroBel
MetroClk
Scrach
Shake
Surdo 1
Surdo 2
Tabla 1
Tabla 2
Tabla 3
Tabla 4
TalkD
TalknDrD
TalknDrU
TalknDrV
Tambouri
TimbleH
TimbleL
TimblePH
TimblePL
Triangle
TriagMut
VibrSlap
Whistal
XfadeTri
Smallwod
BoardDr 1
BoardDr 2
LotusBrd
BanbuBrd
SouthBan
B.WdFish
S.WdFis 1
S.WdFis 2
S.WdFis 3
S.WdFis 4
ImpacBel
ImpaBel M
Drum Kit List
No.
001
002
003
004
005
006
007
008
009
010
Name
Standard 1
Standard 2
Dance 1
Jazz Latin
Room 1
Electric
Brush
Room Stick
Latin 1
Latin 2
No.
011
012
013
014
015
016
017
018
019
020
Name
Jazz
Brush 2
Dance Stick
Orchestra
Drum & Bass
House
Rhythm & Blues
Ungle
China LuoGu
Oriental 1
No.
026
027
028
029
030
031
032
033
034
035
036
037
038
039
040
041
042
043
044
045
046
047
048
049
050
Name
Reggae
Shuffle 1
Rhythm & Blues 3
Rock 'N' Roll 1
8 Beat 4
8 Beat 2
16 Beat
March
Latin 6
Funk 3
Fusion 2
Rock 'N' Roll 2
Hard Rock 3
Rock Pop 2
Funk 1
Funk 4
Jazz 3
Dance 1
Dance 2
Mambo
Rhythm & Blues 1
Rhythm & Blues 2
Ballad 3
Jing Opera
Chinese Rhythm
Song List
No.
001
002
003
004
005
006
007
008
009
010
011
012
013
014
015
016
017
018
019
020
021
022
023
024
025
Name
Guitar
Accordion Fusion
Folk Pop
Rock
Blues
Newage
Reggae Funk
Drum & Bass
Pop 8 Beat
Dance
Drk -2
Pop 3
Pop 5
Jazz 1
Rhythm & Blues 4
Ballad 1
Ballad 2
Ballad 4
Ballad 5
Ballad 6
Waltz
Slow Rock
Rock Pop 4
Latin 4
Latin 5
Beat
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
6/8
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
3/4
6/8,9/8
4/4
4/4
4/4
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Beat
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
6/8
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
4/4
2/4
MIDI Implementation Chart
Basic
Channel
Mode
Note
Number:
Velocity
Function...
Default
Changed
Default
Messages
Altered
True voice
Note on
Note off
After
Key's
Touch
Channel's
Pitch Bend
Control
0
Change
1
5
6
7
10
11
64
65
66
67
80
81
91
93
120
121
123
Program
Change: True #
System
Exclusive
System : Song Position
Common : Song Select
: Tune
System : Clock
Real Time : Commands
Aux
: Local ON/OFF
: All Notes OFF
Messages : Active Sense
: Reset
Transmitted
10 ch
X
X
X
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0 - 127
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O 9nH, V= 1 - 127
X (9nH. V= 0)
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
O : YES
X : NO
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Remarks
Bank Select
Modulation
Portamento Time
Data Entry
Volume
Pan
Expression
Sustain Pedal
Portamento ON/OFF
Sostenuto Pedal
Soft Pedal
Reverb Program
Chorus Program
Reverb Level
Chorus Level
All Sound OFF
Reset All Controller
All Notes OFF
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