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Electronics ePro Cocktail Kit

ePro Live is a revolutionary electronic drumset that looks, feels and sounds like real drums. Never before has today's drummer been offered the limitless sonic capability and realistic feel of electronic drums on a drumset built with real drum shells, real cymbals, and real drumset hardware, all from the percussion industry's leader, Pearl.

Features


 
The ePro Cocktail Kit a new electronic drumset designed for today’s drummer/percussionist! This kit is a modern version of an old school design with unlimited sound possibilities.

This kit is the first multi-zone electronic Cocktail Kit utilizing seven programmable triggers that can be assigned with any of the 1000 HD sounds found in the Pearl r.e.d.box module. The layering capability of the r.e.d.box can produce endless possibilities for percussion and drumset design. The e-Pro Cocktail Kit is specially designed for drummers and percussionists who want to have a distinctive look on stage while
equipped with an endless arsenal of sound.

The kit includes:
  • Dual Zone TTP14 Snare Pad
  • Dual Zone TTP10 Tom Pad
  • Dual Zone EPC-14T Cymbal
  • TTPBD Bass Drum Pad Installed on a real 14” head
  • Redbox Sound Module
  • DB25 Audio Harness
  • P2000C Pedal

Click HERE to preview and download your FREE World Series Memory Switch Kit!

 

Epro Live

Module

Epro Live Module

All of these great components couldn't reach their full potential without rich drum and percussion sounds generated from the r.e.d.box drum module (r.e.d. stands for Real Electronic Drums). The r.e.d.box massive 128MB RAM capacity accommodates 1000 High Definition Sounds, 100 High Definition kits, plus space for 100 user-created kits.

One very unique and exciting capability of Pearl's r.e.d.box is the Memory Switch, which gives you the ability to flash the memory and substitute a lush, super high-end drum set for the original acoustics. Pearl has partnered with professional digital drum samplers Toontrack, Zildjian, and Steven Slate Drums, to provide the lush kits through a new website:

www.redboxsoundshop.com

The RBM-20MUL r.e.d.box drum module is available for purchase as a standalone item.

VIBETASTIC & CHILI updates at RedBoxSoundShop.com

Great news for owners of the Vibetastic and Chili Memory Switch kits, the v2 update expands your range to 25 new drumkits and trigger settings! The kits cover a lot of ground with full ambient kits, electronica soundscapes, and bone-dry sound palettes. 

The software update is available FREE on RedBoxSoundshop.com and installs with ease.

 

r.e.d.BOX MODULE FIRMWARE update at RedBoxSoundShop.com

The RBM-20MUL r.e.d.box drum module will be equipped with 150 newly reprogrammed drumsets, E-Pro Live offers more visual appeal and audio realism than ever before. Upgrades include a software update and remix for the original 100 preloaded kits, as well as the addition of 50 new custom programs that run the gamut from acoustic, hybrid, electronic, effects, and one-man Rhythm Sections.

E-Pro Live’s upgrades breathe new life into the industry leading electronic drumset. The software
update is available FREE on RedBoxSoundshop.com and installs with ease.

RedBox 2.0 software updates provide an enhanced dynamic range and sensitivity to give drummers the expression needed to appreciate the nuances of the lightest ghost notes and softest buzz rolls on stage or in the studio. Every kit has been modified to use the pitch-to-velocity function which allows samples to change in pitch when played at different velocities, creating a more realistic performance and reducing the unwanted triggering that is evident in most modules. E-Pro Live now supports the addition of 2 extra crash cymbals which require no additional programming when inserted to trigger inputs #10 and #11. Additional improvements have been made on the panning, EQ, and effects to provide the highest quality sonorities for recording or live performances.

P2000C Pedal

P2000C for Cocktail Kit
 

Pearl's PowerShifter Eliminator Bass Drum pedal provides the ultimate in player tunability and control. With a choice of 6 different cams (4 included and 2 more optional), 4 beater faces, PowerShifter functionality and complete control over pedal surface grip or slip, this is the most tuner friendly pedal that you can buy.

Drive Double Chain
Powershifter US.PAT.5574237 Our revolutionary PowerShifter function provides 3 positions to fine tune the power and feel of the pedal. By moving the footboard forward or back, you change the chain or belt drive angle, thus changing the leverage to create a light, regular, or strong feel.
Independent Traction Grips The PowerShifter Eliminator’s Traction Plate footboard insert allows you to remove and reconfigure each individual traction grip to suit your exact playing requirements. From maximum grip to full slide and everything in between, the choice is yours. The Traction Plate also reverses to focus the slide or grip surfaces to either the toe or heel of the pedal.
Zero Play Hinge US.PAT.7179978B2 Our stainless steel hinge is manufactured with incredibly precise tolerances to prevent play between the footboard and heel, yet provides maximum freedom of motion for blazing speed.
Roller Hoop Clamp US.PAT.5726370 Our Roller Cam Hoop Clamp multiplies each turn of the adjustment knob to speed the process of attaching the pedal to the hoop. It fits an extremely wide range of hoop thicknesses, and offers the smoothest, most secure grip possible.
Wide Tension-Range Spring Our counter spring has been designed to perfectly compliment the weight and balance of the footboard and beater assembly. It also offers a much wider range of adjustability, allowing you to fine tune the pedal tension to suit your playing style.
Uni-Pressure Spring Clamp Our Uni-Pressure Spring Clamp System grips a full 360 degrees, and allows infinite beater angle adjustments. Featuring a unique Floating Spring Pendulum design that is perfectly centered on the clamp, this system offers full precision bearing movement for unmatched smoothness.
Quadbeater US.PAT.5610351 Our QuadBeater provides four different beater surfaces, each with its own distinct sound. You can choose from 2 hard plastic surfaces or 2 felt surfaces, and either pinpoint or line contact with the head.
  It is also available in a Double Pedal Complete Left- Footed Set, the P-2002CL and the P-2002BL
  The P-2000 and P-1000 Series pedals come standard with Custom Carry bags.

Heads

Heads   

What makes the ePro Live drumset truly different than other electronic drumsets is the real feel and response from the pads. Pearl's Tru-Trac Electronic Heads feature dual-zones that reproduce all of the intricacies the drummer is used to hearing when you play an acoustic drum. The smooth coating on the heads makes moving from drum to drum fast and easy.

Tru-Trac Conversion Kits are now available in two configurations: 10/12/16/14 and 12/13/16/14 with your choice of plastic cymbals.

EPADRBMSP

EPADRBMSP contains the following:

  • TTP-B Bass Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
  • TTB-10 10" Tom Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
  • TTP-12 12" Tom Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
  • TTP-16 16" Tom Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
  • TTP-14 14" Snare Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
  • RBM20MUL R.E.D. BOX Module
  • RDMM R.E.D. BOX Mounting Bracket
  • CH10 Cable Bundle
  • AX25L Multi-Cable
  • EP03P Plastic Cymbals Set (14" Ride/12" Crash/12" Top Hi-Hat)
  • CLH80E Closed Hi-Hat Attachment
  • EHH1 Hi-Hat Controller Pedal
  • NDA-1 Non-Drill Adapter (x 5)
  • CH1JB 16" TRS Cable
  • DZC15 15" Long Cable
  • 52MM Tension Rods (x30)
  • 63MM Tension Rods (x30)
  • NP485 Velcro Tape (x10)
  • BDMTP Hole Position Template
  • PDPTP Paper Ruler
  • HPC6 Hole Punch
  • BDC Foam Bass Drum Cushion

EPADRBMP

EPADRBMP contains the following:

  • TTP-B Bass Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
  • TTB-12 12" Tom Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
  • TTP-13 13" Tom Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
  • TTP-16 16" Tom Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
  • TTP-14 14" Snare Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
  • RBM20MUL R.E.D. BOX Module
  • RDMM R.E.D. BOX Mounting Bracket
  • CH10 Cable Bundle
  • AX25L Multi-Cable
  • EP03P Plastic Cymbals Set (14" Ride/12" Crash/12" Top Hi-Hat)
  • CLH80E Closed Hi-Hat Attachment
  • EHH1 Hi-Hat Controller Pedal
  • NDA-1 Non-Drill Adapter (x 5)
  • CH1JB 16" TRS Cable
  • DZC15 15" Long Cable
  • 52MM Tension Rods (x30)
  • 63MM Tension Rods (x30)
  • NP485 Velcro Tape (x10)
  • BDMTP Hole Position Template
  • PDPTP Paper Ruler
  • HPC6 Hole Punch
  • BDC Foam Bass Drum Cushion

Cymbal

Cymbal  
 
Traditional plastic (with rubber striking surface) EPC cymbals feature a 3-zone ride cymbal.
  • EPC14T - 14” Plastic Ride Cymbal – Triple Zone

FAQs

REDBOX External

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How many outputs are on the REDBOX?

4 total. 2 (L&R), 2 Aux, plus MIDI in/out and USB in/out (also doubles as a MIDI interface)

How do I change the sounds?

Use the data wheel and/or the "+" and "-" buttons.

How do I do a complete re-initialization?

If you ever need to re-initialize the module to its original default factory settings, press and hold the EXIT and SAVE buttons simultaneously while turning it on.

How do I do a trigger re-initialization?

Press SYS (F4) from the Utilities menu. Press INIT (F2) to access the re-initialization page. Use the DEC-/INC+ buttons to move through and choose one of the menu items:

1. All Kits: All of the module's kit settings will return to their factory defaults.
2. All Sequences: All of the module’s sequence settings will return to their factory defaults.
3. All Trigger Settings: All of the module’s trigger settings will return to their factory defaults.

Press EXEC (F4) and a window will appear asking you to confirm your choice. To confirm and reinitialize the selected settings, press YES (F1). To cancel, press CANCEL (F2 or F3).

REDBOX General

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Can I use REDBOX with my acoustic kit?

Yes.

Is this a powered USB port?

The USB port is not powered.

Can I order individual Tru Trac Pads and/or cymbals?

Yes. This chart indicates all available tom and cymbal sizes.

ModelDescription
TTP-B Bass Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
TTB-10 10” Tom Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
TTP-12 12” Tom Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
TTB-13 13” Tom Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
TTP-14 14” Tom Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
TTP-16 16” Tom Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
TTP-14 14” Snare Tru Trac Electronic DrumHead
ModelDescription
ECC 16T 16” E-Classic Metal Ride Cymbal – Triple Zone
ECC 13D 13” E-Classic Metal Crash Cymbal – Dual Zone
ECC 12S 12” E-Classic Metal Top HH Cymbal – Single Zone
EPC 14T 14” E-Classic Plastic Ride Cymbal – Triple Zone
EPC 12D 12” E-Classic Plastic Crash Cymbal – Dual Zone
EPC 12S 12” E-Classic Plastic Top HH Cymbal – Single Zone
Are there Tru Trac Pad Sets available?

Yes. The EPAD-25S contains a 10/12/16/14 snare/bass pad configuration. The EPAD-25 contains a 12/13/16/14 snare/bass pad configuration. Both come with the needed accessories to convert your acoustic drums to electronic.

REDBOX Internal

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How much memory is in the REDBOX?

128 Megabytes of RAM

How many kits & sounds are in the REDBOX?

1,000 High Definition Sounds, 100 High-Def kits, and 100 User Programmable Kits

What is the size / format of a flashed kit?

The "flashable" kits will utilize up to 127MB of the REDBOX's RAM.

Is this General Midi?

General Midi isn't recognized on Trasmit/Export. Partially on Recognize/Import. GM Drum Sounds compatitable.

Are the sounds sampled Pearl kits and will there be any in the future?

Yes, some of the sounds are Pearl drums and check www.redboxsoundshop.com for updates.

Can I easily assign multi-effects to the direct outs?

Yes, there are many effects, including reverb, flanger, chorus, vibrato, delay, EQ, and compression that can be applied. One effect per "Kit" can be used.

Why are my rim sounds at one volume no matter how lightly or hard I hit them?

This is because the rim trigger is an ON/OFF switch and it doesn't have any dynamics.

When I hit one pad another pad will play too. How do I correct this?

The Cross Talk control in the Trigger Menu section allows you to set the value to eliminate cross talk. The higher the value, the less likely one pad will trigger another.

When someone nearby stomps on the floor, my pads trigger. How do I correct this?

Increase the value of the Threshold control until the false triggering is eliminated.

I'm not getting a full range of dynamics from my pads. How do I correct this?

You may have the sensitivity set too high. Try lowering the sensitivity and the threshold and see if the dynamic range improves.

I'm getting double-hits on the rim of my snare drum. How do I correct this?

The switch trigger in the rim is very sensitive and can be triggered accidently by hits just glancing the rim. Please adjust your technique or lower your drum to minimize hitting the rim accidentally.

Can I get cross stick and rimshot on the rim of my snare drum at the same time?

No. The switch triggers we us in our rims cannot be programmed to be rimshot and cross stick at the same time. It can, however, be one or the other.

My pads are not picking up everything I play. How do I correct this?

Try the Retrigger Control. Lowering the setting allows the REDBOX to capture minute and closer-spaced playing such as buzz rolls.

Even when I play evenly, the sound varies. Why is this?

The REDBOX uses a "Round Robin" protocol that automatically changes the samples being played to eliminate the "machine gun" effect

How do you save the user defined kits?

Use SysEx Libraian for Mac and MidiOX for PC. See the Support tab at www.redboxsoundshop.com for detailed instructions.

Can you save the volume from your faders?

No.

Downloads

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How do I set-up my r.e.d.BOX to accept a Flash kit I purchased from redboxsoundshop.com?

Press ACCOMP and REC while you turn on the r.e.d.BOX module. The screen will read "Load the .syx file into the Switcher program to install" and you will drag your saved .syx file into the Switcher program. See the Tutorial tab at www.redboxsoundshop.com for detailed instructions.

How long does it take to download a flashed kit to my computer?

At broadband speed about 10 minutes to complete the download.

How long does it take to download a flashed kit from my computer to the r.e.d.BOX?

Through the USB connection about 20 minutes t complete the download.

What website do I go to preview and download Memory Switch Kits?

Memory Switch kits and play-a-long mp3 tracks covering many genres can be found at www.redboxsoundshop.com

Can I hook the module up to a computer to play virtual drums such as BFD and ToonTracks?

Yes, the REDBOX has MIDI and USB outputs specifically for this purpose.

 Can browse redboxsoundshop.com without purchasing an item?

You can browse and preview all Memory Switch kits and play-a-long mp3 tracks at the site. Sign up for the Newsletter to be notified when FREE kits or mp3 tracks are available.

Cables

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How do I hide the cables?

The e-Pro Live comes with a generous supply of hook and loop straps with easy-to-use D-rings that can be used to keep the routing of cables tight and clean.

What are the specs on the cables?

All the cables are 1/4 inch TRS with a straight plug on one end and a right-angle plug at the other.

Cymbals

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Are all of the cymbals chokable?

The ride and crash cymbals in both the E-Classic and EPC2 plastic cymbals have a choke feature. Pre-choke is not available at this time.

Can I mimic a remote hi-hat with another hi-hat pad?

No, there's only one foot hi-hat controller input.

How many cymbals can I add to this?

Assuming you are using all the inputs of a stock e-Pro Live kit, you can add two more cymbals.

Can I get single zone cymbals and run a TRS 1/4 MALE "Y" cable to split to one input?

Yes

How do I calibrate the hi-hat pedal?

Press TRIG EDIT and use the VALUE/TEMPO wheel to select HiHat from the input menu at the top. Press CAL (F4) and follow the on-screen instructions.

Availability

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Can I order just the Tru-Trac Heads or REDBOX?

Not at this time but sign up for the Newsletter at www.redboxsoundshop.com to be notified when they are available.

Can I order just the cymbals?

Not at this time but sign up for the Newsletter at www.redboxsoundshop.com to be notified when they are available.

Can I buy the kit without the Pearl hardware?

Not at this time but sign up for the Newsletter at www.redboxsoundshop.com to be notified when they are available.

Can I buy just the drum components?

Not at this time but sign up for the Newsletter at www.redboxsoundshop.com to be notified when they are available.

Can I buy it without the rack?

Not at this time but sign up for the Newsletter at www.redboxsoundshop.com to be notified when they are available.

Sound Shop

http://www.redboxsoundshop.com/