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  1. questionWhat is the drumKAT?
    The drumKAT is a velocity sensitive MIDI controller with a layout that is comfortable for drummers and percussionists. It is small enough to be mounted on most snare drum stands or onto a tom-tom stand using the optional drumKAT mounting bracket. The playing surface responds to a wide dynamic ...

  2. questionWhat is the TRANSPOSE ENABLE Screen in the drumKAT?
    KIT EDIT SCREEN 9: At the TRANSPOSE ENABLE Screen you select which Pads you want to be affected by a Transpose Chain CNTRL Mode that you may choose to select on another Pad or Trigger. Default setting is “N”. See the end of Chapter 8, ADVANCED KITS for more information in the drumKAT ...

  3. questionWhat is the UNIVERSAL ID# in the drumKAT?
    Enter the PREFERENCE Screens by pressing down on Footswitch1 and releasing. Then, hit PAD9 8 times to see the PREFERENCE Screen 7: <<<INDIVIDUAL, INSTRUMENT ID#, UNIVERSAL ID(UNIVERSAL ID or 1-127)>>> This Screen allows you to identify your drumKATs individually if you have mor ...

  4. questionWhat is the WARRANTY on the drumKAT?
    The drumKAT has a limited warranty. The drumKAT is warrantied against defects due to materials or workmanship for 90 days on labor, 6 months on FSR and rubber, and 1 year on all other parts. Warranty Restrictions: Damage or defects sustained through unauthorized repair or tampering, or abusive t ...

  5. questionWhat kind of connections are on the drumKAT?
    The drumKAT has a 9 volt (500 mA, positive tip) power connector, a Breath Controller input, 9 trigger inputs, a hi-hat controller/footswitch input, 2 MIDI inputs, 4 MIDI outputs, a click out and 4 footswitch inputs for editing.

  6. questionWhat kind of trigger sources can be plugged into the drumKAT?
    You may connect a variety of triggering sources including pads, pedals and acoustic triggers.  Other manufacturers trigger pedals, pads and acoustic triggers should work also. When using stereo trigger pads, you must use a "Y" cable and plug the head of the pad into one input and the rim in ...

  7. questionWhat type of footswitches can be used with the drumKAT?
    There are basically 2 types of *momentary footswitches - Normally Open and Normally Closed. The KAT KF1 footswitches are the, Normally Open type. Now this doesn't mean you can't use the Normally Closed type. As long as the footswitch is plugged in BEFORE you turn the unit on, the Closed footswit ...

  8. questionWhat type of power adaptor is used with the drumKAT?
    AC Adapter specifications - 9 Volt , positive tip, 500 mA or greater. Older drumKATs also used to have an power cord input - those cables can still be purchased through Alternate Mode (www.alternatemode.com).

  9. questionWhat types of HIHAT MODES are in the drumKAT?
    You have 3 ways to setup a hihat in the drumKAT 3.5: Normal HiHat (using a footswitch like the KF1), HATNOTE and Controller 04 (which both use Continuous Controller information sent out from pedals like the hatKAT). (See pages 77-81 in the drumKAT manual for more info). Normal HiHat - Most all s ...

  10. questionWhat types of things can be copied in the drumKAT?
    There are 3 types of things that can be copied in the drumKAT... KITs, a PAD/TRIGGER to another PAD/TRIGGER in any KIT and VELOCITY CURVEs can be copied to one of  the two user CURVE locations. See pg32-33 in the drumKAT manual.

  11. questionWhat upgrades are available for the drumKAT?
    For the latest on upgrades for KAT controllers, log onto www.alternatemode.com or call 877-933-6237.

  12. questionWhy are there 2 MIDI Inputs on the drumKAT?
    The drumKAT 3.5 has two MIDI IN jacks to receive MIDI information from another controller, a sequencer, or a computer. The drumKAT 3.5 can merge and/or filter this information and send it to either (or both) of the pairs of MIDI OUT jacks. The MIDI mapping and MIDI filtering abilities of the dru ...

  13. questionWhy are there 4 MIDI Outputs on the drumKAT?
    The drumKAT 3.5 has two pairs of MIDI OUT jacks. This allows you to actually perform 32 Channel MIDI if you want. Or you can map these two pairs of MIDI outputs to be four identical MIDI OUTs. These options allow you to choose how you would like to set up your equipment. The MIDI OUT can contain ...

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