HI, I just downloaded and uploaded the Acustix Kits to my TD9. They seem great, but the only issue is my kick drum is very, very quite compared to everything else. I'm running the unit into a Roland PM10. Any advice would be appreciated.
Post by Alan @ V Expressions on Apr 16, 2009 20:24:17 GMT -5
Have you confirmed that the correct pad type is chosen? This would be the main cause of this symptom. Next, if it's a mesh head pad (which I'm doubting), I'd ask if you tightened the head per the instructions with the pad when you received it. If not, cone wear could be the alternative issue.
I will summon Chris to the thread just in case there is an issue.
Post by cameraeye on Sept 10, 2009 14:13:48 GMT -5
When I loaded my HP KITS I noticed the same thing, as a matter of fact MOST of the sounds were ALOT "quieter". ALL it took was some tweaking of the sensitivity and EQ gain levels, then it sounded MUCH better! Maybe they're set fairly low so they don't clip while be recorded, IDK?
Post by Alan @ V Expressions on Sept 11, 2009 19:39:41 GMT -5
You've got a setting or pad issue. Are you using mesh pads? If so, did you tighten the pads when you set them up? If not, the cones may be severely worn. Do you play hard? Read your manual if that may be the case. Otherwise, it's some form of setting issue. Did you change any settings when you first set up the kit? Is it used? If you made changes, it may have been to compensate for something that could lead you back to the above issues. In the end, it's really hard for us to diagnose such an issue, but since it seems to be global with more than one expansion and/or backup, then I'd say you need to check with Roland. Have you done a reset? Is it still quiet then? (sorry, but there are just too many directions this could go)
If you're having to push the sens or gain and you have mesh heads, I'd seriously look at those cones.