New Alesis Electronic Drum Kit

US Strata Prime 10-piece mesh kit features a touch screen module and BFD-powered sound engine      20/03/24

Alesis has unveiled the Strata Prime, their latest electronic drum kit which they say is set to redefine the industry standard.

 Director of Product Management John Boudreau, told us, "The Prime Drum Module is without doubt the most technologically advanced drum module ever made. The all-mesh setup and the world's first Active Magnetic hi-hat sensor offer unprecedented responsiveness and playability. We're thrilled to offer drummers the ultimate tool for both practice and performance."

Here's more details direct from Alesis..

The Strata Prime stands out as a full 10-piece mesh drum kit, engineered for an immersive playing experience. It boasts 360-degree responsive cymbals and hi-hats, designed to mimic the feel of an acoustic drum set, making it ideal for intermediate players who seek the authenticity of traditional drumming combined with the versatility of electronic sound. For the professional session and gigging drummer, the Strata Prime offers unparalleled functionality and preset management. Its IO capabilities ensure seamless integration into both live performances and studio environments, meeting the rigorous demands of professional use with ease.

At the core of the Strata Prime is the state-of-the-art Prime Drum Module, featuring a BFD engine and a 10.1" touch screen that redefines kit navigation, editing, and mixing, offering studio-quality sound. With 128GB of internal storage, including over 40GB of pre-loaded content for vast user customization, drummers have access to over 215,000 samples and more than 75 kits. Coupled with extensive sound libraries, the Strata Prime enables highly personalized performances, blending acoustic realism with electronic versatility for a unique drumming experience.
The Strata Prime kit includes a three-month subscription to Drumeo, the premier online drum education platform, offering lessons from some of the world's top drummers. Additionally, the kit comes with the BFD Player desktop application and a virtual drum expansion pack, offering users the ability to bring the kit into DAW based environments.

Alesis Strata Prime Drum Kit Features

  • 14" Dual-zone mesh snare
  • 8" / 10" / 12" / 14" Dual-zone mesh toms
  • 20" kick drum with mesh head
  • Four-post steel rack with locking clamps


  • 360-degree triple-zone cymbals and hi-hat
  • 14" magnetic hihat system with stand-mounted controller
  • Two 16" crash cymbals and one 18" ride


  • 10.1" touch display
  • BFD sound engine running on a multi-core processor
  • 75 factory kits / virtually unlimited user kits, over 440 kit pieces, 1050+ articulations, and 215,000+ samples with multiple microphone channels
  • Over 40GB of included content on 128 GB of internal storage
  • Revolutionary new customizable trigger engine with automatic crosstalk filtering and presets for all modern Alesis electronic triggers

Pricing and Availability:
The Strata Prime kit  is now available for $3,499.00 USD

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