The Simmons SD1200 is a premium electronic kit designed for drummers looking to master their craft — with a custom sound library matched with state-o...Click To Read More About This Product
Ultra natural drum feel and sounds.
The Simmons SD1200 is a premium electronic kit designed for drummers looking to master their craft — with a custom sound library matched with state-of-the-art mesh pads and cymbals for realistic feel and sound.
Housed in a distinctive drum shell design, the SD1200 12” dual-zone snare is responsive to nuanced playing, and includes its own stand to get the angle just right. The snare and 8” to 10” toms are all dual-zone, enabling you to trigger alternate voices. Each drum pad includes dual-layer, tension-adjustable mesh for customizable, lifelike feel. The SD1200 includes a mesh kick drum that’s designed to accept your favorite beater pedal, giving you a familiar feel right from the start. Crash and Ride cymbals are 2- and 3-zone (bell/bow/edge) with a choke function for dynamic effects. A variable pedal allows for complete control over the dual zone hi-hat to get smooth semi-open sounds, trashy edge accents, splash and more. For even more sounds and playing options, you can add an optional 10” tom and 12” crash cymbal to expand the SD1200. A new, solid hex rack prevents drums from slipping while playing, even throughout the most demanding beats, fills and solos.
The SD1200 sound module features a large, color LCD screen, providing a detailed view of kits and editing functions. 50 preset and 25 user drum kits cover a huge range of styles, including classic rock, modern pop, R&B, jazz, metal and a range of world music styles. Dedicated faders, knobs, and buttons simplify kit customization — from quick mix changes to wild, filtered sound designs.
Practice along with built-in songs, use the metronome, or plug in a USB to play along with your favorite songs. A headphone out combined with the SD1200’s mesh pads makes for ideal private practice sessions. MIDI and USB outputs connect to your computer allows for DAW recording, triggering a plug-in instrument, or importing your own WAV files. Bluetooth MIDI provides simple, wireless connection to your smartphone or tablet.
The Simmons Advanced App for iOS makes it even easier to customize your SD1200, recall and edit drum kits, or practice with recorded tracks. The app even includes a sampler to record new sounds, then import directly them into the module without having to use a computer.
The Simmons Signature Sound Library is an expansive collection of the world’s most coveted drum kits and snares, recorded with the same world-class audio equipment made famous on classic albums. Simmons’ VAR technology offers many dynamic levels of drum recordings, resulting in true-to-life feel and sound. Samples are recorded multiple times to avoid the “machine gun” effect of simply repeating the same sample. Classic cymbals were recorded in stereo and have a long, natural decay for maximum realism. The SD1200’s 764 sounds include a wide collection of world percussion and vintage electronic drums rounds out the collection for creative inspiration.
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