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Do I risk damaging bass amp with electronic drums

As long as you use it at a reasonable level you should be fine (no guarantee is offered by me though!) Remember bass amps can not only handle lows but can also handle the high frequency and percussive ...
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Do I risk damaging bass amp with electronic drums

It'll be fine. It's actually a better bet than a guitar amp - the sound spectrum is far wider. It's the choce of several electronic drummers I know. The obvious is that you'll wreck any amp (...
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Electric kick drum pedal starts oscillating in such a way that it does not register hits

The usual fix for that is to adjust the spring tension &/or the beater post length. As that doesn't appear to have either, then I'd suggest jamming another bit of soft foam in the way, to slow up ...
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Could I use "normal" headphones with an electronic drum?

Yes, your normal headphones will work fine. When somebody says "monitor headphones" or "monitor speakers", it typically just means that they're calibrated for accuracy—the kind of accuracy you'd want ...
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Ground floor flat and electronic drum kit: is noise better isolated on the ground floor?

Using electronic drums with headphones is about as quiet as drum practicing can be. That doesn't mean it's always quiet enough for every environment, it just means it can't be much quieter. One of the ...
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Is the Roland TD-17 a drop-in replacement for TD-12?

The TD-17 is different from the TD-12 in several ways, but there are two ways it is different that are important for you. First, the trigger connections are different. On the TD-12, there is a ...
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Need help playing 16th notes on bass drum

First off, you shouldn't be discouraged to continue playing over not being able to play patterns you haven't worked on before. New patterns are generally going to be very difficult at first because ...
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What does this drummer use to get this electronic sound

He's using a couple pads from an electronic drumset, like these: The pads are then connected to an electronic drum module, like this: The drum module is what produces the specific sounds. And ...
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Heavy but silent acoustic drumming

I'm just going to add on to some of the already decent answers here. In your head you need to separate the idea that playing with energy means playing loud. Intensity and energy can happen even at ...
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Delay in sound when connecting electronic drumset to a soundbar

Consumer audio products like the "sound bars" you mentioned are made for applications where precise timing is less important. Whether there's a 2.5 ms or a 25 ms delay between the input and the output ...
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how can i mic a 7 piece drumkit to record it in a professional studio

Use whatever the studio has. Use their engineer to set it up. If they already have a studio kit, consider using that instead.* Their engineer will be very familiar with it. The time to be learning ...
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Drumstick choices for electronic drums

Many of the considerations in choosing a drumstick do not apply when playing solely on an electronic set. However, there are a few considerations. First, the most obvious characteristic of ...
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How to convert to Audio a MIDI recording routed to E-Drum module in Cubase 11

I'm going to take a wild swing at this, based on guesswork. I think the root of your issue is that your kit is sampled in stereo, yet only has 4 stereo output buses, switchable to 8 mono. You are ...
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Is there a drum module that doesn't have sound banks, just sends the MIDI signal out through USB or Bluetooth?

There are a few available on the market. Ddrum DDTi, Alesis Trigger IO, Roland TMC-6. No sounds, just a midi interface. The Ddrum and Alesis are pretty much the same interface, Midi out as well as USB/...
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What are the disadvantages of using an electronic drumset?

First, understand that electronic drums main selling point is they aren't as loud as acoustic drums. The common consensus is to use acoustic drums if you can. Still, I have gotten noise complaints ...
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Drumstick choices for electronic drums

Plastic tipped sticks will preserve your drums a little better than wood. If you chip the wood it could rip through mesh or cut the rubber. Just don't mix the sticks you use on an acoustic kit with ...
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how to set up electronic drums in ableton

Ableton Certified Trainer here. There's a few things you need to have a look at in order to get your drums working properly. If your drum kit is showing up in your Preferences > MIDI area, you need ...
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How is this electronic sound made

It sounds like a sample being played faster than originally recorded. There are a couple of videos on Youtube that feature the intro played back at different speeds: Coldplay Charlie Brown Intro ...
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Triggering melodic sounds with electronic drums?

Ableton Live and Max for Live could be used to do what you want to do. You could filter out the midi data you don't want and then process the signals you want to use and manipulate them. The ...
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Routing audio from electronic drum set into computer

Likely the best bet is a USB audio interface that supports line level input and has a gain control. USB mixers are generally mixers with a built-in audio interface. This will certainly work, but may ...
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What does this drummer use to get this electronic sound

Adding to Tekkerue's answer, electronic drum modules (my Yamaha works well, and wasn't expensive: the joys of second hand) have MIDI ports, so can be wired to other sound modules to give just about ...
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Does Roland V-Drums Tutor work with other e-drums kits with midi output (ex. Millenium)

Its web site says: *Specifically designed for V-Drums; compatible with any Roland V-Drums kit. That does not actually rule out other devices. Note number: corresponds to the pads of the V-Drums ...
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Is it harmful for a newbie to experiment with drumstick grip

Probably not harmful as such. In fact, you may find a particular grip suits your playing best. I don't believe every drummer holds his sticks in exactly the same way - basically, yes, but there will ...
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How to select and organize samples of electronic drum sounds?

How to? That's nearly always subjective. What concepts help you find the sounds you want? With acoustic kits, there's a fair amount of agreement as to what sounds belong together, as you noted. Not ...
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Where do I get a frame for my electric drum kit

Doubtful that the frame has changed much, and I reckon Alesis, Roland , Yamaha etc. will all be the same od.tubing. Haven't a clue where in the world you are, but looking on Ebay, there's lots ...
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Connecting Roland drums to Ableton Live

You can connect direct via usb lead to your computer from your TD11. I've just started this but have now stumbled across the issue of additional latency (compared to my existing minilab midi ...
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Is it harmful for a newbie to experiment with drumstick grip

My thoughts on the matter are that you can study how others might do it, and become well educated, but you'll know even more if you experiment with your instrument in addition to your studies. I ...
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Does Roland V-Drums Tutor work with other e-drums kits with midi output (ex. Millenium)

This is probably impossible. The V-drum is connected with a computer via USB. If your computer specialist and you are able to convert your midi output to a USB input. Than maybe it is possible. Oh, I ...
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What type of cable does a hi-hat pedal use in Roland electronic drum kits?

According to Sweetwater, the correct cable is a TRS (stereo) cable. Two notes from the TD-3 manual: Connect the hi-hat control pedal to the TD-3 before turning on the power. Do NOT press the ...
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