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Casio DZ-1

 

 

casio DZ-1

info Country: Japan
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audio demo trend price : 50€
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Casio DZ-1
Midi Drum Translator (1986)

 

This electronic drum unit transforms incoming trigger piezo impulses from pads to Midi note messages. DZ1 is Part of the Casio electronic drum family including the Rz-1 and Sz-1.


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info DESKTOP Main pannel features 19 push buttons and 9 sliders for fine sensibility adjust, in addition a master potentiometer for global sensibility.



info Power supply external PSU is a 9V with negative in center polarity.



 

info FUNCTIONS incoming analog trigger signals are translated to Midi notes with various velocities levels. Each trigger channel has a slider for fine sensibility amount and.
TIP: the preview buttons allow to check the corresponding Midi OUT note.


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infoTRIGGER CONNECTIONS:
- 9 trigger inputs for bass drum, snare drum, tom 1/ 2/ 3, hihat, ride and crash
- 2 Midi outputs sending the same signal (handy if you want to split the sounds to 2 Midi modules)
- 4 inputs for system recall: just plug a pedal to recall one of your trigger setup


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very simple but it covers all the needs for this kind of job: the buttons change the note destination using the Midi 1-88 note system. The "channel" function defines the Midi channel output, in order to route the signal to different modules or to a single multitimbral machine.


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MEMORY NO external storage / NO Midi exclusive systems.



info RELATED DZ-1 FAMILY:

casio rz1 Casio RZ-1 Digital drum machine with sampling VIDEO
casio sz1 Casio SZ-1 Midi Digital Sequencer


 

videoVIDEO CLIP SELECTION

DZ1 featuring TR606 + Drum Station Dz1 with custom trigger pad
-Roland tr-606
- Novation Drum Station
with custom trigger pad

 

 

motherboard


 




manual
Casio DZ-1 MANUAL

 

 




manual
-SERVICE / SCHEMATICS

 

 

 

dz1 machine
info original brochure

 

 

 

casio electronic drum
info original brochure

 

 

 

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 front behind play performance

manual

- easy and intuitive

manual

- obsolete
- limited functions


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REVIEW "Will do the dirty job, howeverit could be nice maybe for electronic experimentations: just feed it with drum machines or whatever you want. Modern drummers should look away."

 

 

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