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Alesis Nitro Mesh Kit - 8-Piece Electronic Drum Kit with Mesh Pads

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Nitro Mesh Kit - 8-Piece Electronic Drum Kit with Mesh Pads

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Nitro Mesh Kit - 8-Piece Electronic Drum Kit with Mesh Pads
Nitro Mesh Kit - 8-Piece Electronic Drum Kit with Mesh Pads
Nitro Mesh Kit - 8-Piece Electronic Drum Kit with Mesh Pads

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The Alesis Nitro Mesh is a complete 8-piece electronic drum kit centered around next-generation Alesis Mesh head drum technology. Mesh heads are the overwhelming preference of drummers when they play electronic kits because of their natural feel and ultra-quiet response. The Alesis Nitro Mesh features an 8" dual-zone mesh snare drum and (3) 8" mesh toms. It includes everything else you need to make a complete drum kit; (3) 10" cymbals, custom-designed Alesis hi-hat pedal and kick pedal, and a durable 4-post aluminum rack.

We also include all the cabling, power supply and drum key for easy setup. All of this connects to the powerful Nitro electronic drum module with hundreds of percussion sounds, 40 different kits and 60 built-in play-along tracks.

Expanded Sounds
The Nitro module is filled with sounds - and surprises. The backlit LCD screen makes navigation a breeze. Drum and cymbal buttons are arranged to resemble the layout of a traditional kit, so it's simple to assign sounds and create kits quickly. The Nitro module comes complete with 40 classic and modern ready-to-play kits. Easily tweak any existing kit, or create your own using the 385 superior drum, cymbal, and percussion sounds included in the Nitro module.

Expanded Features
Inside the Nitro module you'll also find valuable extras. The built-in learning features 60 play-along music tracks and an onboard metronome to improve your skills. There is even an advanced sequencer and a performance recorder to expand your music-making potential. In addition to the USB MIDI connection for use with computers and mobile devices, the Nitro module also offers up some old-school MIDI In and Out jacks so you can hook up to your favourite MIDI-equipped drum machine, sound module or other audio gear. There is a headphone jack for private practice, plus stereo outs to connect to a PA system, amplifier or recording console. The stereo aux input enables you to jam along to your favourite tracks on your CD or MP3 player.

Features
Nitro Mesh Drum Kit
• Mesh drum heads for a quiet yet natural response
• 8" dual-zone snare pad, (3) 8" tom pads
• (3) 10 cymbals: ride cymbal, hi-hat, crash w/choke
• Kick drum, Kick Pedal, HiHat Pedal
• 4-post aluminium rack-super solid for stability and flexibility
• Connection cables, drum sticks, drum key, and power supply included

Nitro Drum Module
• 40 ready-to-play classic and modern kits385 drum and cymbal sounds
• 60 built-in play-along tracks, sequencer, metronome, and performance recorder
• CD/MP3 aux input to play along with your own songs
• USB/MIDI connection for virtual instruments and recording software
• MIDI in and out ports connects directly to stand-alone MIDI gear
• Stereo line outputs and headphone output

Includes
- Nitro Drum Module
- 8" Dual-Zone Mesh Snare Pad
- (3) 8" Mesh Tom Pads
- 10" Hi-Hat Pad
- 10" Crash Pad w/ Choke
- 10" Ride Pad
- Kick Pad Tower
- Kick Pedal
- Hi-Hat Pedal
- 4-Post Aluminum Rack
- Cable Snake
- Cable Wrap Strips
- Drum Key
- Drum Sticks
- Power Supply
- Module User Guide
- Kit Assembly Guide
- Safety & Warranty Manual

System Requirements
For USB-MIDI performance and system updates:
Mac: OS X 10.9 or later
PC: Windows 7 or later
Available USB port

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Introducing the Alesis Nitro Mesh KitWatch Video
Youtube video product demo

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Keeps breaking 0 of 0 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Calgary Chinook, Alberta
Love the kit for it's overall functionality. But I keep breaking the kick. The metal just snaps. The rep in Montreal has been good, keeps sending me a new part, but if you are a drummer used to acoustic sets, you better kick pretty lightly.
Posted by Bob on Oct 20, 2023
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Its good but its quality kinda sucks 0 of 0 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Guelph, Ontario
For example the snare drum falls off from time to time. But apart from that its good for the price
Posted by Luke on May 5, 2023
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Great kit for starting out 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Kanata, Ontario
Great value for what you get. The module isn't the most impressive, but the pads have an amazing feel to them. They have lots of rebound, and you can adjust them to your liking. If you are using plugins like Ezdrummer 3 or Superior Drummer 3 to trigger other sounds, it makes this kit an eazy 10/10.
Posted by Frederic Desjardins on Apr 14, 2023
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Great Starter Kit, love it! 1 of 2 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Bowmanville, Ontario
Got it for Christmas with the expansions pack (4th tom and extra crash) also a drum stool.
It hooks up to my studio and I can play and record on all my drum vst's ML Drums, Addictive Drums, SSD5 etc...That feature is awesome as the built in sounds are not what I would use to play or record with but the unit does have some great features for learning and jamming.
The kick and snare are the week links imo, they are ok but they will be the first things I update. The toms and crashes are fine.
One issue with this kit is that it sits very low, so if you're tall like me 6ft or taller, you'll need some bed risers to raise it up, got mine at Amazon and they do the trick. Very Happy and recommend.
Posted by B. Watts on Feb 2, 2023
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Just awful 6 of 9 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Ottawa, Ontario
I purchased this today after much research on the kit, every single place I looked said it was really good with an average 4.5 and 4 stars. However once I assembled the thing and put my own pedal on it (Mapex Armoury Double pedal) and the kick drum only worked when I stomped it really hard. I then tried the shoddily built included kick pedal to the same results. Not only does the kick barely work but all of the kits have immense amounts of reverb and most of them have an terrible clicking sound. I'm going to be returning as soon as I can, I cannot recommend this kit to anyone at all.
Posted by Frank on Jun 5, 2022
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Solid product, great service, lousy instructions 6 of 6 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   North York (Steeles), Ontario
Solid product. Purchased at the North York location and the service was great and the rep was knowledgeable. The product itself is great, no real worries so far. My only issue is with the instructions to put together. They look like an old-school Lego assembly and once I had it apart I actually had to disassemble a large portion to reverse some of the bars to make the clamps more accessible to adjust. This is relatively minor in the grand scheme. Once together, I'll never have to consider that problem ever again.
Posted by Tim on Jan 3, 2022
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Very cool 8 of 10 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Calgary Chinook, Alberta
Bought the nitro kit and expansion kit. For 700.00 and the ALESIS site gives you free downloadable stuff when you register. You get a lot for such a low price.
Posted by Terry on Jun 7, 2021
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Nice kit 7 of 8 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Edmonton South, Alberta
Kit was interesting to build, i used to play with legos so the instructions were somewhat easy to read. I set it up and it sounds nice. Only set back was when i pugged my head phones in it wasn't working correctly, i figured out that you can't push the jack in all the way. anyway nice kit nice sounds. great for a guitarist who wants to learn.
Posted by Isaac Coates on Mar 2, 2021
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Great kit for a beginner 14 of 14 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Kingston, Ontario
I have had the kit for 2 months now and I am quite impressed. Firstly, I am brand new to drums and so I didn't want to spend a fortune. The kit itself took me some time to set up, but there were no problems. Everything went together as it should and it worked great right out of the box. The mesh heads do not feel exactly like acoustic drum heads, but they are very quiet which is great for practising at home. The downsides to the kit are that the frame is a bit flimsy. It flexes and moves a bit as I play and I am not a hard hitter. The tom sounds are very "digital" and not natural sounding, but the snare, kick and cymbals all sound OK. I don't like how small the snare is, as it is very easy to hit the rim (which stands quite proud of the head). Finally, the songs that come with the kit are very electronic/synth sounding. There is no hard rock, funk, or country but there are some songs in time signatures other than 4/4 which is nice. None of the negatives is detracting from my enjoyment of the kit. As I get better, I can imagine wanting to upgrade, but for a beginner this set is great.
Posted by Stefan on Apr 28, 2020
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So good for so little 12 of 12 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Winnipeg (Pembina), Manitoba
I bought these in the fall of 2019. The price was right and I was growing beyond my dim light kit that I currently had. The features and sound are awesome! Being able to control the individual levels of each kit is super important to my needs. When I out grow these I will be looking at Alessis for the next level of e drumming.
Posted by John MacFarlane on Jan 9, 2020
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great 5 of 5 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Winnipeg (Pembina), Manitoba
Been drumming for a long time, total pleasure playing on this kit - great sound and amply solid enough if you're not taking it on the road consistently.
Posted by gil on Nov 20, 2019
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Nice Start-up Kit 5 of 5 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Winnipeg (Pembina), Manitoba
This drum kit has good features packed in it. Though it will be great to have a 2-zone ride to get a more realistic feel, it still gives you a lot of "voice" to choose from to get the sound you really want to produce on each component. I love the aux input for my portable audio device which allows me to practice using my own playlist. You would want to have a nice headphones so you can get the best sound output from the kit and the external device. Really enjoy the feel and sound on this kit.
Posted by AileenB on Oct 11, 2019
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Good kit for the money 3 of 3 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Windsor, Ontario
I tried this kit out at my local music store I thought it was awesome it sounded great the only thing I thought was cheap was the stand kind of thin looking but otherwise great I thought I was playing on a $800-$900 kit.
Posted by Popeye the sailor on Sep 7, 2019
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PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS 7 of 8 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Québec, Quebec
Bought this 2 months ago and I had NEVER touch a drum in my life. I've been practicing 6-8 hours per week since and my only "con" is that the kit feels too small, but beside this, it's perfect ! Now, I'm already aiming to buy a bigger one :)
Posted by dom on Aug 30, 2019
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Value prices awesome kit 6 of 6 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Pickering, Ontario
It Packs away and comes out when you need it. Great for rehearsal and just playing. really can't beat the price for quality. The midi allows the pads to use the best of the best drum sounds... I have the SR18 drum machine for creating beats to practice against. The sounds are awesome. I am not a drummer... this is the way to go if you are a musician or have limited space and need a kit for your drummer or yourself!
Posted by JD Sautner on Apr 26, 2019
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You get what you pay for 9 of 17 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Scarborough, Ontario
Vertical posts very short, like 3 feet high?!? Cymbals have terrible sensors and are not responsive at all. Drum pads are ok I guess, rolls are possible. Brain is very basic, standard tweaking is possible. Sounds are not bad for limited samples, I however use midi to trigger BFD3. NOTE: brain does not pass midi input through and only allows the input to control the internal brain sounds. Had to route the brain through another midi device to get it all on one midi input into daw.
Posted by Bob on Mar 25, 2019
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Alesis Nitro Mesh Kit 11 of 12 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Easy to assemble and an absolute blast to play. Pro drummers may criticize stability of the kit (when playing fast and hard). I`m not a great drummer but this affordable kit has brought so much joy and happiness to my studio. best 500 bucks I ever spent.
Posted by Kelly V. Payne on Mar 10, 2019
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Save Up, Buy Better 8 of 11 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Fredericton, New Brunswick
I got this for xmas. It was such a blast to play straight out of the box. Pros: Good sounds Fun to play Small footprint Cons: -Cheap construction of the cymbals. All three started to fall apart after five days -Snare is impossible to get in the right place & it moves no matter what -Rack is too short. Had to use blocks of wood to raise it up 8 inches Save your money & buy a better kit. I took mine back & am saving for a Roland.
Posted by Dale on Jan 9, 2019
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car 1 of 8 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Kamloops, British Columbia
Posted by anonymous on Dec 31, 2018
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Elegant looks and Clear sound 3 of 4 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Winnipeg (Wall St), Manitoba
I am not a pro drummer. but as far as I know. this kit is awesome. lots of preset, nice sound, you can move around the whole with one hand. the most I like is... all toms are mesh, snare has a frame shot, crash is chokable... for the price and kit itself I can compare this, to Vdrums of Roland... I love it...I might switch my line from vocalist to drummer... My only concern, hope there is one more tube rack to make it more stable. All in all its a five star.
Posted by Trix on Dec 31, 2018
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