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SAMPLE SPECIFICATIONS AND EQUIPMENT INFO

SAMPLE SPECIFICATIONS

  • Over 32,000 samples
  • 24-bit, 44.1 kHz samples
  • 6.4 GB library size, using the KONTAKT sample compression (15.6 GB uncompressed!)
  • Up to 34 velocity layers for a single articulation
  • Up to 6 variations of drum hits at the same velocity for added realism
  • Separate vintage and modern mic samples for direct, overhead and room mics
  • Two snare options for each kit
  • Separate Right and Left hand samples for the most common Snare, Tom, and Hihat articulations
  • Snare Top/Bottom and Kick In/Out samples
  • Optional snare bleed samples for many drums
  • Offers 'Lite' versions of each kit

DRUM KIT 1: 70S OPEN KIT, LUDWIG VISTALITE TEQUILA SUNRISE:

Mic Position: Drum: Microphone:
Kick Out 26" Ludwig Vistalite Kick AKG D 30
Kick In 26" Ludwig Vistalite Kick AKG D 20
Snare Top 14" x 6.5" Ludwig Supra-Phonic 402 Chrome Snare SHURE SM 57
Snare Top 14" x 5" Premier 2000 Snare SHURE SM 57
Snare Bottom 14" x 6.5" Ludwig Supra-Phonic 402 Chrome Snare AKG D 19
Snare Bottom 14" x 5" Premier 2000 Snare
AKG D 19
Hihat 70s Paiste Vintage Hihat Neumann KM 56
Rack Tom 14" Ludwig Vistalite Rack Tom Neumann U 67
Hi Floor Tom 16" Ludwig Vistalite Floor Tom Neumann U 67
Low Floor Tom 18" Ludwig Vistalite Tequila Sunrise Floor Tom Neumann U 67
Cymbals 70s Paiste 2002 High Crash, Mid Crash, Low Crash and Ride

ROOM MICROPHONES

Mic Position: Microphone:
Stereo Overheads Neumann U 67
Glyn Johns Overheads Beyer M 160
Room Ambience Neumann M 50

RECORDING EQUIPMENT

EMI TG MKIII Mixing Console
16-track Analogue 2" Tape Machine
Dolby A Noise Reduction and Ampex 456 Tape
Prism ADA-8 A/D Converters

DRUM KIT 2: 70S TIGHT KIT, VINTAGE PREMIER:

Mic Position: Drum: Microphone:
Kick Out 22" Premier Kick Neumann U 47 FET
Kick In 22" Premier Kick AKG D 30
Snare Top 14" x 6.5" Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Neumann U 67
Snare Top 14" x 5" Maple Shell Snare Neumann U 67
Snare Bottom 14" x 6.5" Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Neumann KM 84
Snare Bottom 14" x 5" Maple Shell Snare Neumann KM 84
Hihat 70s Zildjian Vintage Hihat Neumann KM 84
High Rack Tom 13" Premier Rack Tom Neumann KM 84
Low Rack Tom 14" Premier Rack Tom Neumann KM 84
Floor Tom 16" Premier Floor Tom Neumann KM 84
Cymbals 70s Zildjian High Crash, Low Crash, Pang, and Ride

ROOM MICROPHONES:

Mic Position Microphone
Stereo Overhead Neumann U 67
Room Ambience Neumann M 50

RECORDING EQUIPMENT:

EMI TG MKIII Mixing Console
16-track Analogue 2" Tape Machine
Dolby A Noise Reduction and Ampex 456 Tape
Prism ADA-8 A/D Converters

MAPPING COMPATIBILITY

All the updated ABBEY ROAD DRUMMER instruments include a wide range of mapping templates for instant use with E-DRUMS and other Drum Modules / software:
  • General MIDI
  • V-Drums TD-12/20/9 V/10 V*
  • V-Drums TD-3/6/8*
  • DrumIt Five
  • Superior Drummer
  • BFD
  • iMap
  • Addictive Drums

If you’ve produced grooves in your sequencer with these plug-ins, you can play them back in your ABBEY ROAD DRUMMER (with the KONTAKT 5 PLAYER). Simply select the appropriate mapping preset from the Drum Page and you’re ready to go.

* Provides two mapping presets for optimized mapping to the two different V-Drum ‘families’.
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