Yamaha DTX400K offers an all new entry level DTX-series electronic Drum Kit, bringing the technology and features of this superb range within reach of most. Yamaha DTX400K kits come specifically designed as a learning tool, delivering an ideal set for anyone looking to take up the drums. Featuring a brand new Drum Module, Rack, Pads and Pedal design DTX400K also makes for the ultimate practice tool.
Yamaha have designed the drum pads of the DTX400K to provide a natural response, solid durability and excellent stick feel. The rubber surface stops the sticks from sliding, making it easy to practice single, double, and triple strokes. DTX400K delivers unprecedented performance at a highly affordable price point and comes bristling with inbuilt training functions, high levels of connectivity and some of Yamaha’s most beloved acoustic drums.
The dimensions of the DTX400K series are ideal too, effectively preparing you to rock out on an acoustic kit. The size of this kit and design of the snare and toms provide a comfortable drumming experience for any player. The new KU100 kick unit offers silent operation for the bass drum without sacrificing dynamic expression and matches the included hi-hat control pedal. Combine all this with large 10" cymbals plus hi-hat and you get a great feeling drum kit which allows you to play without disturbing others.
DTX400 series training functions can propel you on your way to proficiency. These fun and engaging training functions including Grove Check, Rhythm Gate, Groove Tracker and Fast Blaster, amongst many others, are easily operated using simple ‘Back lite’ function buttons.
DTX400K comes loaded with ten professional quality drum "kits" that you can simply select and play right away, comprising legendary drum tones that include some of Yamaha’s most acclaimed acoustic drums. But you’re not limited to just the presets. You can draw from a selection of 169 outstanding drum sounds - 23 snares, 21 kicks, 36 toms, 31 cymbals, 16 hi-hats and 42 percussion instruments to create custom kits that ideally match your style, even if your style changes from day to day. Go wild with a heavy double bass kit one day, and then switch to a dance kit on the next. Keep up to ten of your favourite kits ready for instant recall at any time.
Enhanced built-in training functions can help launch aspiring drummers of all levels to new heights. Ten routines including warm-ups, groove tools, and drumming games make practice more fun and more effective than ever. The intuitive "Groove Tracker" will help beginners pick up the beat, “Rhythm Gate” is a great way for all drummers to improve their time, and "Fast Blast" is a new challenge that will test the chops of even advanced players. There’s even a spoken grading system that will encourage you along on your musical journey.
A USB connection enables you to control VSTi drum sound libraries and record directly to computer software, you can even import new songs via Yamaha’s Music Soft Downloader. New APPs will be launched in 2013 designed to work alongside Yamaha DTX400K.