Donner Essential D1 Performance Beat Machine Drum Machine

SKU: EC6683

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The Essential D1 Performance Beat Machine


  • Versatile Sound Engine
    With 12 tracks, each featuring 1 to 2 custom-designed effects, as well as two send effects (Delay + Reverb) and a Compressor on the Master Channel.
  • Two Workflows in One
    The Essential D1 effortlessly merges real-time recording and step sequencing workflows. Transition seamlessly between finger drumming and step sequencing to produce music with unparalleled fluidity.
  • Touch-sensitive Encoders
    With the new Essential D1, players can fearlessly explore sound parameters using the five touchable endless encoders. Ensure precision while checking values, as a touch instantly displays parameter values on the LCD screen, providing clarity before any changes are made.
  • Factory Content by Loopmasters
    In collaboration with leading sound design label Loopmasters, the Essential D1 includes factory content perfect for a variety of music genres especially electronic music. With 16 drum kits and 64 beat patterns upon device receipt, you're equipped to dive into music-making immediately.
  • Expand Your Setup
    D1 isn't just a drum machine; it's a gateway to a comprehensive musical setup. As a standalone beat machine or paired with the Essential B1 Bass Synthesizer, the AUX IN connection and full-size MIDI I/O allow for seamless integration with your other gears.
  • Intuitive Color-Coded UI
    Each of the 12 tracks is assigned a unique color, enhancing visual memory when operating via the RGB pads and faders, letting your instincts guide your performance.
  • Essential D1 Manual

Introduction of Essential D1

12 channels of sample playback; Per channel controls of pitch, filter, envelope, distortion, bit-crusher, humanize, and pan;
Send effects: delay and reverb; Master FX: bus compressor;
16 velocity-sensitive pads (aftertouch support in an upcoming update);
4-bar step sequencer with 64 steps max, 64 songs, 64 kits, and 256 beats.

  • Sequencer:Maximum 128 Songs
    4 Bars Step Sequencer (maximum 64 steps)
    Maximum 256 Beats
  • LCD screen:128x64 pixel
  • AUX IN:3.5mm (1/8") TRS
  • MAIN OUT:2x 6.35mm (1/4") TS
  • AC inlet:100V - 240V, 50Hz - 60Hz, AC
  • Physical Controllers:1 clickable endless encoder(VALUE)
    5 endless encoders with touch function
    2 potentiometers (Master FX & Master)
  • USB:USB 2.0 Type-C socket
    transfer MIDI data and remote control
    via Donner Control App
  • Headphone out:3.5mm(1/8") TRS
  • MIDI:2x 5 pins MIDI DIN (IN, OUT)
  • DC outlet:9V 1A, center positive
  • Dimensions:270x130x41mm,620g
  • Physical Controllers:16 RGB backlit velocity-sensitive pads
    4 RGB backlit faders
    16 backlit tactile click buttons


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