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  Simmons TITAN 50
Posted by: Hellfire - 09-29-2022, 06:01 PM - Forum: Commons - No Replies

SIMMONS TITAN 50

NEXT-GEN E-KIT
Refine your chops with the natural sound and feel of the NEW Simmons TITAN 50 e-kit.
Easily the best-sounding electronic drum set from Simmons yet.
The TITAN 50 includes a new sound library along with Bluetooth and a free app with training tools.
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5-PIECE ELECTRONIC DRUM KIT WITH MESH HEADS AND 3 CYMBALS

SPECIFICATIONS
    - 25 Preset and 10 User Drum Kits
    - 3 Preset and 7 User Songs
    - 187 Drum Sounds
   -  Practice Mode measures timing accuracy with several songs, exercises, and scoring
    - Custom LED and Drum Kit LED indicators for simple editing and setup
    - Bluetooth Audio and MIDI
   -  USB Audio and MIDI
   -  Functions as a 2x2 audio interface with MIDI I/O
    - Low profile rims for enhanced playability
   -  Dual layer, durable mesh heads with natural playability
   -  Detachable, padded tablet shelf securely holds iPhone, iPad, and other devices during practice
   -  1/8″ stereo aux input
   -  Stereo 1/4" line outputs
   -  1/8″ stereo headphone output
   -  Easy to use sound editing, play-along and practice tools

Optional expansion pack adds an additional crash and 8″ tom


Simmons Drums 2 is an all-new version of the Simmons Drums app for iOS.

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Initially supporting the new TITAN 50, Simmons Drums 2 provides a wider display of drum module settings to help you select kits, choose new sounds, change the mix, adjust trigger settings and more.

Note:
Simmons Drums 2 currently supports the TITAN 50 electronic drum kit only.

DOWNLOADABLE SOUND PACKS
Coming Winter 2022


OVERVIEW KIT DEMOS

Simmons TITAN 50 Manual

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Star SD1000 update firmware 2.0
Posted by: Hellfire - 09-23-2022, 10:40 PM - Forum: Simmons Equipment - No Replies

Attached to this post is the firmware update files (must unzip) for the SD1000 module. The first file contains the actual update files. The second file is the PDF instructions on how to go about updating the SD1000 module. [You must be logged in to download the files.]

It was released back in 2014, but has since been removed from the official Simmons website. I saved these file back then because I had a SD1000 module that I needed to update.

This update makes the SD1000 module compatible with the somewhat newer SD1500 electronic drum kit. It is still compatible with the older SD1000 kit, but it does add a few new sounds and a few more parameters to the configuration. Basically it adds configurations for 3 three zone trigger pads (snare, ride, & tom #4).


These files are only good for the SD1000 module. Use these files at your own risk. I (or SDdrummer) is not responsible for any damage done to your module while using (or trying to use) these files. You assume all risk.
(sorry I have to state this, but not everyone follows the directions and it can brick your module if not done correctly)



Attached Files
.zip   SD1000 OS update firmware_2.0 Release_1.0.zip (Size: 56.09 MB / Downloads: 2)
.pdf   SD1000DSM_Firmware_Manual.pdf (Size: 1.12 MB / Downloads: 2)
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  The 'key' to verify your Simmons Firmware version!
Posted by: Lefty38-55 - 01-24-2022, 11:30 AM - Forum: Simmons Equipment - Replies (2)

I used this to verify the Firmware version on my SD1200 and it may work on other Simmons modules.

Hold the ‘+’ and ‘Play/Stop’ buttons together, then power up to get into the test mode. 

The Firmware will be displayed on the left, see mine is version ‘20200914’, which is the latest for the -1200 series as of today, 24Jan2022.

Shut off to exit the Test mode.

(Note, the word 'FUN' = Function)

   

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  Seeing 8 or 9 triggers for the Hi-Hat
Posted by: Lefty38-55 - 01-14-2022, 12:09 PM - Forum: Simmons Equipment - No Replies

An experienced 'eDrummer' I am not, so some of the techno stuff eluds me. We know that at its basic, the hi-hat has 2 zones and can be open, half open, closed and then can be operated with the pedal to close (chik) or slam (splash), for lack of better words. But I'm finding about 9 different trigger names and 7 sounds (CLBow & HOEdge duplicated) flashing across the screen as one plays the H-H in Utility mode.

These are all the triggers I’ve seen flash across the screen when hitting the Hi-Hat. All these sounds were from a factory kit using the ‘14”Z’ hi-hat.
 
CLOSED
Closed - 14”Z CLBow (this may be ‘HH Closed’, as is same as below)
HH Closed - 14”Z CLBow
HH R Closed - 14”Z CLEdge (guessing the ‘R’ means rim, for edge)
 
OPEN
HH Open - 14”Z OpBow
HH R Open - 14”Z OpEdge (guessing the ‘R’ means rim, for edge)
HH Half Open - 14”Z HOEdge
HH R Half Open - 14”Z HOEdge (looks like it duplicates HH Half Open)
 
OTHER
HHC Pedal - 14”Z Foot
HHC Splash - 14”Z Splash


So to follow-up … if the H-H is just truly a 2-zone devices, how are they also getting closed, half open & open sounds? 

Unless the cymbal trigger does Bow & Edge and then the pedal state adds the variety for Closed, Half Open, Open, Foot (chik) & Slam (splash) sounds? 

Does that make sense????

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  Adjust FILTERS on SD1200/1250 for improved sounds
Posted by: Lefty38-55 - 01-03-2022, 09:50 AM - Forum: Simmons Equipment - No Replies

FYI, a few friends and I that have these kits are finding that too many on the stock sounds are somewhat 'flat', even with the reverb set to Stage 2. To adjust the Filters, either the Filter or Envelope (shape) settings, press the Function button below Filter/Env in the display.

We are finding that maxing out the cutoff and resonance greatly improves the depth and sustain, especially on the cymbals and snare. We do not use it on toms. 

   

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