The Behringer RD6-SR Analog Drum Machine provides all the tools you need to become a master beat-maker, including 8 drum sounds and a 16-step sequencer for a quick and easy-to-use drum machine that’ll shake the house! Whether you’re new to drum programming or a seasoned pro looking to enhance your setup, it has everything you need to step up to the big leagues.
Great care has been taken in designing the Behringer RD6-SR Analog Drum Machine to achieve new possibilities in beat creation by reviving a timeless design from one of the most classic drum machines of yesteryear. By taking a fresh and modern approach on a classic drum machine, the Behringer RD6-SR Analog Drum Machine gives you the power to harness the phenomenal sound of the venerable TR-606 and tap into some new features as well. Punchy bass drums through sizzling hi-hats and even the authentic and renowned BR-110 clap sound can be manipulated to take your rhythm performance to the next level. This is an analog beat-making monster!
Built to enhance the way you perform, the Behringer RD6-SR Analog Drum Machine boasts a 16-step drum sequencer which allows for real-time switching between 32 separate patterns. Start building song structures on-the-fly and even edit them to your liking. Mix any of the 8 drum sounds by adjusting their dedicated level knobs. The Behringer RD6-SR Analog Drum Machine also comes with a distortion based on the venerable DS-1. Add spice and a bit of edge to your tone by flipping the Distortion switch on and adjusting the amount and tone of the distortion. Each pattern you create can also be chained into a whole song up to 256 bars which adds up to eight and a half minutes of beats perfect for those spicy jams where you just can’t stop.
To bring the Behringer RD6-SR Analog Drum Machine into the modern age, USB connectivity has been added for sync and MIDI triggering. This enables it to be controlled by your DAW if desired, allowing songs and patterns to be swapped or individual sounds to be triggered.
The Behringer RD6-SR Analog Drum Machine has 11 knobs and 26 buttons, all laid out in a highly-intuitive format that puts the fun back into your beat creation. Input and output connections include: Open or Closed Hi-Hat, Clap, Cymbal, Low and Hi Tom, Snare and Bass Drum Voice Outs; Start/Stop for connecting a foot pedal; MIDI In, Out and Thru over USB for connecting it to a DAW and 5 pin MIDI ports.