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chris k

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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #30 on: January 13, 2017, 09:39:20 AM »
Update: MIMIC pro will have multi-layers users wav imports with editor, to imports sound from  VST's like with SDSE; BFD, TOONTRACK etc. also notice it's allow 16 triggers + 8 Instruments slots extra via midi module 24instruments, internal instruments are 8" to 18" toms size you can mix them and have like 7 toms if you want.

The editor might be not ready at release, but just after, also hi-hat might not be supported for editor at first, since it use proper HIHAT sample to use the new hihat MIMIC engine close to open full graduation not like any vst on the market.


All users imports instruments will use the internal editor and dsp engine, reverb, eq, compressor, (ADSR) attack, decay, sustain, release etc..for individual instruments.
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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #31 on: January 14, 2017, 01:34:57 PM »
Great module
But with the duty and taxes, shipping costs, etc it will be around 2600 euros
When not available in Europe in normal shops and ordered in US

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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #32 on: January 14, 2017, 03:35:08 PM »
Compared to Roland TD50 module (https://www.thomann.de/fi/roland_td_50_drum_module.htm) no brainer, IMO.

Compared to 2Box, hmmm...
I definitely can see the advantages over 2Box module but the price is 150% higher.

Anyway, it really seems that Mimic is the best you can currently get in edrum world. I understand that it's worth buying for many edrummers.

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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #33 on: January 14, 2017, 04:41:36 PM »
Great module
But with the duty and taxes, shipping costs, etc it will be around 2600 euros
When not available in Europe in normal shops and ordered in US

it will be eventually in europe, drumtech will have some as exemple, just wait.. or if you have some freind in us or canada, they buy it for you and ship to europe :)

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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #34 on: January 15, 2017, 12:36:25 AM »
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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #35 on: January 19, 2017, 07:47:21 PM »
its start to pan out, 2 track recorder as well, with new home page and multi-functionnal dial, ultra fast loading.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWBKMHp-Zd0
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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #36 on: January 21, 2017, 08:30:51 AM »
very impressive, all dynamic and subtle playing, with new hihat engine.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWcDmvJQWXs

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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #37 on: January 21, 2017, 09:42:55 AM »
Sounds promising, any thoughts Jman?

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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #38 on: January 21, 2017, 02:09:25 PM »
I hope Digital Drummer or another magazine can draw up a full comparison between the Mimic and the 2Box.

I'm very low on activity here because my 2Box/Gen16 is a great combination for my needs, the BFD2 samples on the SD-card are still holding up. Projects to create a fresh card with BFD2, BFD3 and the samples from other sources have been interrupted but hopefully I will be able to update all software and start again.

It is just that you only need a couple of kits to be happy :)

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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #39 on: January 21, 2017, 05:37:04 PM »
« Last Edit: January 21, 2017, 09:55:25 PM by chris k »

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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #40 on: January 21, 2017, 10:24:11 PM »
Sounds promising, any thoughts Jman?
Well, in the price range I still see Nothing to rival the 2Box Drumit Five module. The Mimic Pro is very promising though. Sounds are very much on par with what I get from my 2Box and with the amount of inputs, outputs and a full on board "Studio" type mixing capability it is very potent. My main drawback at least at this point is being completely dependent on Pearl/Slate for additional sounds, be it paid or free. Currently the user sample import function will be One shot, with talk on multi layer capability in the future. J
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« Reply #41 on: January 22, 2017, 01:20:03 AM »
Just watched Billy Cobham and Greg Bissonette playing Roland at Namm. What  super great players. Then I watched a couple of great players on mimic pro and I forgot about the 2 hall of famers that I had watched previously. The mimic sounded awesome. I was waiting  for the Alesis Strike Pro  and although not bad sounding to me, not a mimic or 2 box by a long shot. I sold my 2 box modules and at this point, unless I rent some space, I won't have a place for any kit. When I do , I will be looking at mimic and 2 box only.

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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #42 on: January 22, 2017, 03:25:59 AM »
I sold my 2 box modules and at this point, unless I rent some space, I won't have a place for any kit. 

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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #43 on: January 22, 2017, 10:19:38 PM »
I looked at them and the Freedrumz but I will get a climate control storage unit and another kit. I miss my kit

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Re: Pearl Mimic Pro
« Reply #44 on: January 23, 2017, 10:40:38 AM »
Just watched Billy Cobham and Greg Bissonette playing Roland at Namm. What  super great players. Then I watched a couple of great players on mimic pro and I forgot about the 2 hall of famers that I had watched previously. The mimic sounded awesome. I was waiting  for the Alesis Strike Pro  and although not bad sounding to me, not a mimic or 2 box by a long shot. I sold my 2 box modules and at this point, unless I rent some space, I won't have a place for any kit. When I do , I will be looking at mimic and 2 box only.

Are you talking about this video by any chance?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flbiIcYFF4Y

If so watch from about 19 minutes (no soundtracks being played too hiding the awful sound) and it sounds absolutely horrendous! I cannot and I state CANNOT believe people are paying $7000 for this thing! I actually think it's an embarrassment to be honest. I'm not overly familiar with Greggs playing if I'm honest but it's either that his playing is pretty damn terrible or the Roland kit is making him sound terrible and I think it could be the latter. Listen at 21.40..... What the hell is that. People need to stop falling for Rolands marketing man! Digital Snares and Rides don't mean diddly squat when a kit sounds that bad.

I think i'm just massively surprised that Roland are where they still are. Hats of to the likes of Pearl, ATV, 2Box and even Nfuzd for trying something new. I hope they succeed cause surely this can't keep going on. For all the magazine reviews of the TD 50 saying Roland has upped their game, This right here tells me magazine reviews are simply BS and those who are reviewing should not be.

On another note, The Mimmic sounds very good indeed and that's how a demo should be done.