Alesis SR-16 Studio-Grade Standalone Beat Production Drum Machine

$208.48 $188.03


  • A Studio Icon – Legendary classic drum machine for songwriters, live perform-ers and remix engineers
  • In Demand Sound – 233 professional sounds included, built-in digital effects for added realism and powered by Alesis exclusive Dynamic Articulation
  • Seamless MIDI Connectivity – Complete MIDI support for use with keyboards, computers, DAWs and electronic drum kits
  • Connectivity Covered – 4 (stereo pairs) outputs; 2-function footswitch jacks for start/stop and count/A/B/fill
  • Production-Ready Features – Sound stacking, step editing, stereo samples with reverb and ambience
  • Professional drum machine with 12 velocity sensitive pads (with Dynamic Articulation(TM))
  • 50 Preset / 50 User drum kits with 233 sounds assignable to any pad
  • Exclusive Alesis Dynamic Articulation feature enables a drum sound to change its tonal content as it’s played harder for truly realistic performances
  • Sound stacking, step editing, stereo samples with reverb and ambiance
  • 2 Footswitch Jacks, MIDI I/O, Stereo main and aux outs, headphone jack, power supply included

The Drum Machine That Started It All

As one of the most popular drum machines ever made, the SR-16 has been used by everyone from songwriters to live performers to remix engineers as their drum machine of choice.

Easy to Use

You can have the SR-16 setup up in minutes. There are tons of built-in rhythmic variations (with A, B and two Fill sections) for composing complete arrangements, customized patterns and songs.

Built-in Digital Effects

Natural drum sounds are offered both in dry form and sampled with our incomparable digital reverbs. Our Dynamic Articulation feature enables drum sounds to change its tonal content as it’s played harder

233 Professional Sounds

The Alesis SR-16 features a great selection of 233 realistic, natural drum sounds that have been meticulously sampled to sound authentic and amazing! Nothing better than analog sound from a digital machine.

50 Preset Patterns

The SR-16 features 50 preset patterns that were actually played in by top studio drummers, not just programmed and quantized, giving you some serious patterns you can use right out of the box.

MIDI Implementation

The SR-16 offers complete MIDI implementation, a footswitch input, flexible programming and editing features and velocity-sensitive pad buttons. This drum machine puts no limit on your creativity.

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Complete MIDI support for use with keyboards, computers and electronic drum kits.

233 professional sounds included.

Built-in digital effects for added realism.

Create and save your own customized patterns and songs.

  • Audio Outputs: 4 (2 stereo pairs)
  • Pads: 12 velocity sensitive (w/Dynamic Articulation)
  • Sample/DAC Bit Resolution: 16/18
  • Polyphony: 16 voice