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Simmons Introduces New DA350 Electronic Drum Monitor System

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Simmons Introduces New DA350 Electronic Drum Monitor System

Simmons DA350 Electronic Drum Monitor SystemThousand Oaks, CA – November 2016… Simmons, the first name in electronic drums, is taking the Simmons sound to a whole new level. Introducing the Simmons DA350 – the first portable monitor system designed exclusively for electronic drummers.

The Simmons DA350 is a powerful, portable, fully contained system that delivers performance ready Simmons sound for your electronic drum kit. With a full 350 Watts of Class-D power (1100 Watts peak), the DA350’s 10″ subwoofer lays down a beefy bottom end, while the two 4.75″ satellite speakers are perfect for adding sonic imaging and detail to cymbals and snares.

The DA350’s integrated stereo mixer gives you three independent input channels, with two-band shelving EQ for total tone control and a subwoofer level control to dial in just the right amount of bottom end. Auxiliary inputs and built-in Bluetooth® connectivity give you multiple ways to bring in tracks from any mobile device for practice, performance, or accompaniment.

Simmons DA350 Electronic Drum Monitor SystemWeighing in at just 60 pounds, the DA350 is designed for easy transport, with speakers that cleverly tuck away into the subwoofer cabinet for effortless portability. The system comes complete with stands and transport bags. With quick setup, easy portability, and great sound, the Simmons DA350 Electronic Drum Monitor System is the monitor system your electronic drum kit deserves, from the first name in electronic drums.

The Simmons DA350 Electronic Drum Monitor System is available now at a street price of $499.99. Hear it for yourself at all Guitar Center stores, or check it out online at guitarcenter.com or Musician’s Friend.

 

 

 

Simmons Adds New SD300KIT

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Full Size 5-Piece Electronic Drum Kit Joins Growing Simmons Line

Simmons SD300KITThousand Oaks, CA – October 2015… Simmons, the first name in electronic drums, announces the newest addition to the growing Simmons family, the SD300KIT 5-piece beginner Electronic Drum Set.

The Simmons SD300KIT continues the Simmons tradition of innovation, offering big sound and feature-rich design at an affordable price. Loaded with a host of professional features, this full-size, go-anywhere, entry-level kit is ideal for rehearsals, practice, and recording, as well as classes and houses of worship.

The SD300KIT features rugged 8-inch pads for snare and three toms, as well as tough 8-inch cymbal pads for hi-hat, ride, and crash. Add in an ultra-responsive hi-hat controller and kick pedal with integrated trigger for a true, full-featured drumming experience.

Simmons SD300KITAt the heart of the SD300KIT is the SD300 Sound Module, featuring easy to use, intuitive navigation, stereo outputs, USB MIDI connectivity for easy tracking to DAW or sequencer software, and headphone outputs for private monitoring. The SD300 Sound Module comes loaded with10 individual drum kits, 170 custom sounds, and 10 songs.

The SD300KIT features Simmons’ exclusive V.A.R. Variable Attack Response technology, delivering the ultimate in playability and performance, with intelligent sample playback and unparalleled responsiveness to dynamics.

With a quick assembly design and simple multi-pin cabling allow for fast and easy setups and teardowns, the Simmons SD300KIT is the perfect electronic kit for new drummers, drum students, or any player looking for a full-size, full-featured drumming experience on a limited budget.

“Most electronic drum kits in this price range don’t offer a full-sized playing experience, or they scrimp on sound quality,” states Simmons Product Manager Jim Norman. “But the new SD300KIT is the first electronic kit to truly deliver a true drumming experience, along with professional features and an incredible range of sounds, all for a very compact price.”

The SD300KIT is available now at Guitar Center stores and online via musiciansfriend.com. For more information, visit www.simmonsdrums.net or your favorite music retailer.

Simmons Introduces the SD100KIT

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The Name That Started it All Delivers Big Drum Sound in a Small Package

Simmons SD100KitThousand Oaks, CA – March 2015…. Simmons, the first name in electronic drums, announces the SD100KIT 5-piece compact electronic drum set.

Sporting a sharp, new industrial design and a space-conscious footprint, the SD100KIT is ideal for beginners and students, as well as drummers looking for a practice kit. Compact enough to fit neatly into a bedroom, office, or home studio, the SD100KIT features drum pads with real drum feel and a sound module with new, professional-quality sounds.

The kit includes a drum bar with snare, three tom pads, two cymbals, a hi-hat, and an integrated, super-stable tripod stand. Beginners and seasoned players alike will benefit from Simmons’ integrated hi-hat control and kick pedals.

Simmons SD100KITThe sound module delivers 170 top-notch drum sounds,10 preset drum kits, and 10 songs, as well as one user kit and a user song. The 1/8-inch TRS stereo line output enables easy connection with any amp or mixer, while the 1/8-inch TRS stereo line input can be used with MP3 players for jamming along. It also offers a USB port for instant connectivity to play and record drums on your computer.

“This great sounding new kit is a breakthrough in size, sounds, and functionality,” remarked Simmons Product Manager Jim Norman. “Most electronic drum kits in this price range are toys, but the SD100KIT is a serious instrument. It’s ideal for beginners but it’s also a wonderful solution for small studios and private practice. With the SD100KIT, it’s easy to play anytime, anywhere.”

The Simmons SD100KIT electronic drum set is available at Guitar Center and Musician’s Friend, with a street price of $299.99.

About Simmons Drums
The first name in electronic drums, Simmons has been at the forefront of innovation for more than 40 years, offering the finest in cutting-edge, feature rich kits. From touch-sensitive pads and selectable velocity curves to the most extensive MIDI and USB implementation, Simmons has always been a leader in the electronic drum experience.

Simmons Introduces the SD1500KIT

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The Name That Started it All Announces the Next Generation of Electronic Drums

Thousand Oaks, CA – May 2014…. Simmons, the first name in electronic drum kits, has announced their new flagship model, the SD1500KIT.

SD1500KitWith a host of features at a surprisingly affordable price, the new Simmons SD1500KITbreaks new ground as the most realistic and full featured electronic drum kit in its class. While most of today’s affordable electronic drum sets compromise on sound or ergonomics, the Simmons SD1500KIT is the first electronic kit of its kind to deliver a wide-ranging palette of ultra-realistic sounds in a full-sized, full featured, professional quality drum set that focuses on both sound and feel.

The SD1500 starts with a full sized, ergonomically designed 6-piece drum kit plus hi-hat,  three multi-zone cymbals and a host of features typically reserved for only the highest priced electronic kits. With a total of 22 specific trigger points, the  SD1500 is designed to deliver the most responsive, realistic drum performance possible. Its hex-shaped blue anodized frame and die-cast aluminum hardware feature memory lock mounts for speedy setup and maximum stability. Simmons’ exclusive multi-position hi-hat pedal and triple-zone snare pad deliver unprecedented responsiveness, and its crash cymbals offer dual zone and choke capability.

SD1500KitplayerThe SD1500KIT doesn’t scrimp on sound, either. Simmons’ flagship SD1000 Digital Sound Module has an expansive custom sound library featuring more than 500 ultra-realistic samples of the most popular classic and modern drum kits. Simmons’ exclusive Variable Attack Response programming delivers some of the most responsive dynamic velocity sensitivity available, with alternating sample playback for even more realistic, expressive sound.

“This exciting new kit truly outshines and outplays anything else in its class,” remarked Jim Norman, Simmons Product Manager.“The new SD1500KIT is ideal for drummers looking for a low-volume rehearsal kit, for schools or churches needing a full size, low-impact stage setup, or for small and mid-sized project studios where recording acoustic drums might not be an option. Whether you’re practicing, recording, or performing, the SD1500KIT is designed to deliver the goods.”

The new Simmons SD1500KIT electronic drum set is available now at a street price of $999.99.

About Simmons Drums
The first name in electronic drums, Simmons has been at the forefront of innovation for more than 40 years, offering the finest in cutting-edge, feature rich kits. From touch-sensitive pads and selectable velocity curves to the most extensive MIDI and USB implementation, Simmons has always been a leader in the electronic drum experience.