Vermona DRM1 MKIV Analog Drum Synthesizer

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Vermona DRM1 MKIV Analog Drum Synthesizer

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Description & Specs

Since the mid-nineties, the DRM1 has been synonymous with electronic drum and percussion sounds based on analog circuitry coupled with an uncompromising control surface. The DRM1 MKIV continues this tradition.

The DRM1 MKIV’s structure
The DRM1 MKIV has eight channels that, like the components of a real drum kit, are specialized to produce specific percussive instruments:
  • KICK: Covers a huge spectrum of bass drum sounds from soft to hard and from short to loooooong.
  • DRUM 1 and DRUM 2: Toms, tom toms, metallic percussion sounds, wood blocks, bongos, kick drums and more.
  • MULTI: Cowbells, Zaps, Laser sounds and Bongos.
  • SNARE: All kinds of Snares including Rimshots.
  • HIHAT 1 and HIHAT 2: Hihats, Cymbals and Triangles, each in open and closed versions.
  • CLAP: Handclaps of all kinds.
  • Seven handy soft-grip knobs for controlling sound-related parameters, completed with a panorama and a volume control build the heart of each instrument channel. All in all, 73 control elements make the DRM1 MKIV a creative playground for your electronic beats’ phonetic realization.

Connectivity
The instrument channels can be triggered by MIDI via USB or DIN jacks. 

A classic’s makeover
The MKIV-update starts with lovingly detailed improvements and optimizations to the instrument channels and ends with a complete overhaul of the power supply including the control center. Nevertheless, it remains a DRM1 and thus its original. A list with all changes to the DRM1 MKIV can be found here.

Features
  • eight analog instrument channels
  • 73 knobs for real-time access to all parameters
  • single output/insert per instrument channel
  • stereo and headphone outputs
  • MIDI (trigger) via DIN or USB port
  • switching power supply (100…240 V AC; 50/60 Hz)

Main Outputs (MASTER)
  • Implementation: 2 x 6.3 mm Jack; mono, unbalanced
  • max. Output Level: +18 dBu

Output/Insert per Instrument Channel (OUT/INSERT)
  • Implementation: 1 x 6.3 mm Jack; stereo, unbalanced
  • max. Output Level (tip): +18 dBu
  • max. Input Sensitivity (ring): +18 dBu

Headphone Output
  • Implementation: 1 x 6.3 mm Jack (stereo)
  • Impedance: 32…600 Ω

MIDI
  • receives Note-On-Messages for triggering Instrument Channels
  • MIDI Channel and Notenumber can be assigned freely
  • Implementation
  • 3 x DIN Socket (IN/OUT/THRU)
  • USB PORT (IN/OUT)

Power Supply
  • Mains Voltage: 100 V… 240 V; 50-60 Hz
  • Power Consumption: 8 W

Dimensions and Weight
  • Dimensions Desktop (L x D x H): 483 mm x 225 mm x 125 mm/19" x 8.9" x 5"
  • Dimensions Raxk Unit: 19", 5 U, 90 mm tief (Mounting Depth from rear of front panel)
  • Weight: 3,7 kg/7.2 lbs

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