Yamaha DTX502
Drum Trigger Modle for 502 Series


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While the outside retains the familiar layout of the DTX500, inside the new DTX502 drum trigger module beats a brand new heart. Yamaha took the most popular Yamaha drum sounds and made them even better, and then added 250 new voices including drum and cymbal sounds licensed from top VST developers that have been optimized for DTX. They also fine-tuned the trigger settings on this module and made them easy-to-use so that pads and triggers offer more expression than ever before. With expanded training functions you can become a better drummer, and with the wave-import feature you can add your own new sounds. The module accepts up to 12 trigger signals and the design allows easy integration into an acoustic/electronic hybrid setup.


  • A New Level of Sound Quality: The DTX502 features 691 voices that include Yamaha’s major acoustic sounds plus an incredible collection of new drum and cymbal sounds licensed from VST developers and optimized for DTX. Combined with voices taken from the flagship DTX models you get a massive internal library that delivers authentic drums with true variety. There are 50 preset drum kits that cover traditional styles including Rock, Jazz and Pop as well as modern Dubstep, Electronica, Hip-hop, Metal and Punk genres.
  • Import Custom Sounds for More Creativity: The DTX502 has the ability to import up to 12 seconds of user waves* using the free MusicSoft Downloader application so you can assign custom voices to the pads. *20 samples maximum and up to 12 sec. (sampling rate 44.1kHz, 16-bit, mono).
      -  Note: The internal memory of DTX502 is also shared by external MIDI song files, as well your original WAVE files.
  • Advanced Technology Under The Hood: Using proprietary laser technology to analyze drum strokes, Yamaha precisely tuned the trigger settings on the DTX502 series resulting in a more natural feeling with laser accuracy. You also get advanced features from their higher end models like cymbal muting, natural cymbal swells, and smoother snare drumrolls so the kits respond to every nuance of your playing.
  • Updated Practice Functions With Scoring: The DTX502 includes a set of helpful drum training functions to challenge you no matter your current skill level every time you practice. Working with these tools will help you improve the most important skills for drumming from rhythmic timing to pad accuracy and endurance. The system will even generate a score so you can track your progress as you improve.
  • New Design Offers Versatile Trigger and Upgrade Options: The DTX502 module is perfect for use in a ‘hybrid’ kit with your acoustic drum hardware, and can be expanded with four additional pads or triggers. Pad upgrades let you build your dream kit as your skills improve, and USB connectivity lets you easily connect to a PC.
  • Your original WAVE can be imported.: Up to 12sec (sampleing rate 44.1kHz, 16bit, mono) , 20 files
      -  Note: The internal memory of DTX502 is also shared by external MIDI song files, as well your original WAVE files.\


  • Size/Weight (Trigger Module):
      -  Width: 251 mm
      -  Height: 48 mm
      -  Depth: 130 mm
      -  Weight: 610 g
  • Tone generator:
      -  Maximum Polyphony: 32 notes
      -  Voices:
          *  Drum and percussion: 691
          *  Melodies: 128
      -  Effects:
          *  Reverb: 9
          *  Master EQ: 2 bands
      -  Drum kits:
          *  Preset: 50
          *  User: 50 (Total memory capacity of 1MB.)
  • Sequencer:
      -  Note Capacity: Approx. 104,000 Notes (Total memory capacity of 1MB.)
      -  Note Resolution: 96 ppq (parts per quarter note)
      -  Song recording type: Real-time replace
      -  Song tracks: 1 track
      -  Songs:
          *  Demo: 1
          *  Practice: 37
          *  Pad: 22
          *  User: 40
      -  Sequence formats:  Proprietary, SMF format 0/1
  • Click:
      -  Tempo:
          *  30 to 300 BPM
          *  Tap Tempo supported.
      -  Beat:
          *  1/4 to 16/4
          *  1/8 to 16/8
          *  1/16 to 16/16
      -  Timing:
           *  Accent
          *  Quarter note
          *  Eighth note
          *  Sixteenth note
          *  Triplet
      -  Training Functions:
          *  Groove Check
          *  Rhythm Gate
          *  Measure Break
          *  Tempo Up/Down
          *  Change Up
          *  Pad Gate
          *  Part Mute
          *  Fast Blast
  • Audio Import:
    - Samples: 20 waves (maximum)
    - Sample Data Bits: 16 bits
    - Sampling Time: * Mono/Stereo 44.1kHz: 12 sec (mono)
    - Sample formats: WAV, AIFF
  • Connectors:
      -  OUTPUT [L/MONO] (Standard mono phone)
      -  OUTPUT [R] (Standard mono phone)
      -  Trigger inputs 1, 5, 6, 9 (Standard stereo phone, L: Trigger, R: Rim switch)
      -  Trigger inputs 2, 3, 4, 7 (Standard stereo phone, L: Trigger, R: Trigger)
      -  HI-HAT CONTROL (Standard stereo phone)
      -  AUX IN (Stereo Mini)
      -  PHONES (Standard stereo phone)
      -  USB TO HOST
  • Accessories:  
          *  Power adaptor (PA-130)
          *  Module holder
          *  Module holder fastening screws x2
          *  Owner's Manual
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