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  1. questionHow long does the sensor last?
    The FSR sensor under the rubber playing surface is the part that needs to be replaced on your unit. The sensors should be replaced every 4 to 7 years depending on use, similar to changing drum h ...

  2. questionWhen do I change the battery on a KAT controller?
    When the Controller looses its memory on power up and your kits are gone, you know its time to change your battery.  (You must back up regularly).Batteries usually last between 5-10 years b ...

  3. questionHow do setup MULTI-MODE (multiple notes per pad) on the trapKAT (3.0 feature)?
    The power of the drumKAT finally comes to the trapKAT. Now you can layer, velocity shift, or alternate up to 4 sounds per pad! HOW TO SETUP: 1. To select a multi-pad, choose a curve ( Kit/Pad Edit ...

  4. questionWhere is the fuse on the old style drumKATs?
    Back in the early KAT Inc days, the drumKAT had a built in fuse because it used an AC plug, with an internal transformer.  New drumKATs now use an external transformer (a wall uni ...

  5. questionWhat accessories can I use with my drumKAT?
    There are many accessories available for your drumKAT controller. Check out www.alternatemode.com for addtional info.DKC - drumKAT CaseDKB - KAT Controller Mounting BracketPower cords - European & ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. questionWhat is the difference between the drumKAT and the drumKAT TURBO?
    In addition to all the drumKATs features the TURBO adds...• New microprocessor chip (50% faster than V3.5)• new sequence timing chip (doubles motif resolutions)• additional memor ...

  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.alterna ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 C ...

  11. questionWhat are the 4 footswitch inputs for in the drumKAT?
    Footswitch ONE gets you in and out of EDIT. Footswitch TWO advances you forward or backward through the Kits that you programmed. Footswitch THREE is programmable in each Kit (options include Sust ...

  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 eithe ...

  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. The ...

  14. questionWhat is the CLICK OUT used for on the drumKAT?
    The drumKAT 3.5 also has a line level click output to provide tempo information when sequencing. This click out can be toggled on/off by depressing footswitch 4 and hitting PAD9. The CLICK produce ...

  15. questionHow do you use the CLICK OUT on the drumKAT?
    The drumKAT 3.5 also has a line level click output to provide tempo information when sequencing. This click out can be toggled on/off by depressing footswitch 4 and hitting PAD9. The CLICK produce ...

  16. 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 ster ...

  17. questionWhat can be plugged into the HiHat/Foot Control input on the drumKAT?
    The HiHat/Controller input will accept a footswitch (KF1), a hatPedal foot controller (connected from the hatPedal Control output with a standard 1/4” shielded cable), the KAT CP1 controller ...

  18. questionHow do you setup the Breath Controller in the drumKAT?
    The Breath Control input accepts a signal from the Yamaha BC2 Breath Controller. (The Yamaha BC3 is the newer version, but is very finicky. We recommend the BC2.) The training screens for this can ...

  19. questionHow can I tell what version my drumKAT is?
    When the drumKAT powers up, the 2nd line first screen will tell you the version # and looks something like this... <<<PLAY MODE ON, drumKAT v3.8, Footswitch 1 for, Editing>>>.

  20. 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.

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