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Alesis Used Vintage Alesis HR-16,& MMT-8 Combo W/ Alesis Bag

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Vintage Alesis HR-16 Drum Machine & MMT-8 Sequencer Combo W/ Alesis Bag

The Drum Machine That Was Used In Smashing Pumpkins' "1979", also favored by Stevie Wonder, Prince, and Peter Gabriel!!! 

The Ultimate Combo for Vintage Drum Machine Aficionados! Alesis HR-16 Drum Machine WITH MMT-8 Sequencer WITH Original Manual AND Alesis Bag to fit both AND Power Supply (works for either) AND Original Factory Settings Cassette!!! ALSO INCLUDED - The Complete Guide to the Alesis HR-16 and MMT-8 softcover book ($20 value)!!!

Both units tested and work perfectly! Some scuffing on bottom, Alesis bag in great condition for it's age, but after 25 years the styrofoam padding is beginning to disintegrate a bit. Units will ship wrapped in plastic.

One of Alesis's first drum machines. With 49 sounds including 10 kicks, 7 snares and a complete ethnic set all of which are 16 bit samples this drum machine is a great bargain! Its partner in crime is the MMT-8 sequencer. But the HR-16 has its own sequencer with 100 patterns and 100 songs available. The drum tones can be tuned, have individual level controls for mixing, and there is 16 voice polyphony which means up to 16 drum tones can be used within a pattern. Patterns are programmed in either step or real-time. With external click inputs and Midi, the HR-16 is capable of integrating your older drum machines or sequencers with Midi systems! The drum sounds, however, are pretty cheesy.

A standard and simple MIDI sequencer that is still used today by some of the biggest names in electronic music because of its simplicity, durability and reliability. It's simply a pattern and song based sequencer with 8 separate tracks. Each of these tracks can carry 16 channels of Midi info which makes this more like 128 tracks. These tracks can be muted during playback giving you a lot of performance control for a live situation. It's also a nice way for creating various breakdowns and builds in your music. Patterns can also be switched on the fly for true performance ability!

With external click inputs and Midi, the MMT-8 can be used to integrate your older drum machines or sequencers with Midi systems! Still you may not find much use for it in a studio, however, because using a computer to sequence these days is much faster and flexible. Similar to Roland's new grooveline, the MC-303, MC-505 and JX-305; the MMT-8 offers a fun method of performing sequences in a live situation that is ideal for DJs and musicians.

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