SAMPLE SPECIFICATIONS AND EQUIPMENT INFO

SAMPLE SPECIFICATIONS

  • Over 29,000 samples
  • 24-bit, 44.1 kHz samples
  • 6.3 GB library size, using the KONTAKT sample compression (14.0 GB uncompressed!)
  • Up to 30 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 mono, overhead stereo, 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: EARLY 60S KIT, GRETSCH ROUND BADGE (JASPER SHELL)

Mic Position: Drum: Microphone:
Kick Out 24" Gretsch Round Badge Kick STC 4033
Kick In 24" Gretsch Round Badge Kick AKG D 20
Snare Top 14" x 5" Ludwig Jazz Festival Snare AKG D 19
Snare Top 14" x 6.5" Ludwig Mahogany Snare AKG D 19
Snare Bottom 14" x 5" Ludwig Jazz Festival Snare Neumann KM 56
Snare Bottom 14" x 6.5" Ludwig Mahogany Snare Neumann KM 56
Hihat Early 60s Zildjian Vintage Hihat Neumann KM 56
Rack Tom 13" Gretsch Round Badge Rack Tom AKG D 19
Floor Tom 16" Gretsch Round Badge Floor Tom AKG D 19
+ Early 60s Zildjian High Crash, Early 60s Zildjian Low Crash,
Early 60s Zildjian Ride, Early 60s Zildjian Sizzle

ROOM MICROPHONES

Mic Position: Microphone:
Mono Overhead STC 4038
Stereo Overheads STC 4038
Room Ambience Neumann U 47

RECORDING EQUIPMENT

REDD.17 Mixing Desk
Studer J37 4-track 1" Tape Machine
Prism ADA-8 A/D Converters

DRUM KIT 2: LATE 60S KIT, LUDWIG HOLLYWOOD

Mic Position: Drum: Microphone:
Kick Out 22" Ludwig Hollywood Kick Sony C-38A
Kick In 22" Ludwig Hollywood Kick AKG D 20
Snare Top 14" x 5" Ludwig Supra-Phonic 400 Snare AKG D 19
Snare Top 14" x 5.5" Radio King Snare AKG D 19
Snare Bottom 14" x 5" Ludwig Supra-Phonic 400 Snare Neumann KM 56
Snare Bottom 14" x 5.5" Radio King Snare Neumann KM 56
Hihat Late 60s Zildjian Vintage Hihat Neumann KM 56
High Rack Tom 12" Ludwig Hollywood Rack Tom AKG D 19
Low Rack Tom 13" Ludwig Hollywood Rack Tom AKG D 19
Floor Tom 16" Ludwig Hollywood Floor Tom AKG D 19
+ Late 60s Zildjian High Crash, Late 60s Zildjian Low Crash,
Late 60s Zildjian Ride, Late 60s Zildjian Sizzle

ROOM MICROPHONES:

Mic Position Microphone
Mono Overhead AKG D 19
Stereo Overheads Neumann KM 56
Room Ambience Neumann U 47

RECORDING EQUIPMENT:

EMI TG mkII Mixing Desk
Studer A80 8-track 1" Tape Machine
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*
  • V-Drums TD-9 V / TD-10 V
  • 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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