Author Topic: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit  (Read 1558 times)

Offline Sharkuel

Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #25 on: April 22, 2024, 05:18:53 AM »
This the other kit from Zildjian: Alchem-E Gold EX

They must the one with Full Shells ChrisK mentioned..2 Versions 4pc and 5pc..the one on the Test page was the Bronze (1/2 Shells)

The ALCHEM - E Gold EX 5pc has additional Cymbal..Larger Drum sizes
The ALCHEM - E Gold EX 4pc has Smaller Drum sizes

I suppose the next question will be...is there a Silver?


For them to have that referenced, I believe they will. But I don't see the value in this, at least at such high pricepoint, considering the offers we have currently. Either they pull out a Pearl Mimic/DWe/Alesis Strata kinda move, or they will be (again) fading out in the edrum market.
« Last Edit: April 22, 2024, 08:57:42 AM by Sharkuel »
Megadrum 32 inputs with positional sensing add-on.

Cone centered DIY triggers in snare and toms.

8" racktom
10" racktom
12" racktom
14" floortom

Roland VH13
Lemon Cymbals

"Life is short, death is near, but one's word lives forever

Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #26 on: April 22, 2024, 05:29:41 PM »
This the other kit from Zildjian: Alchem-E Gold EX

They must the one with Full Shells ChrisK mentioned..2 Versions 4pc and 5pc..the one on the Test page was the Bronze (1/2 Shells)

The ALCHEM - E Gold EX 5pc has additional Cymbal..Larger Drum sizes
The ALCHEM - E Gold EX 4pc has Smaller Drum sizes



I suppose the next question will be...is there a Silver?

ALCHEM-E Gold EX 5pc
($6,999.99 USD MSRP)



ALCHEM-E Gold EX 4pc

($5,999.99 USD MSRP )


ALCHEM-E Bronze EX 5pc
 ($4,499.99 USD MSRP)



ZILDJIAN E VAULT TRADEMARK

"Digital sound Processors;Digital Sound processors for Electronic Drum Kits;Downloadable Musical Sound Recordings"

EDIT:
Added E-VAULT Trademark... Links



What mean the appellation: EX?

Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #27 on: April 25, 2024, 07:34:37 PM »
Bronze kit

Offline Chaser

Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #28 on: April 29, 2024, 07:55:07 PM »



Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #29 on: April 30, 2024, 07:33:04 AM »
Musicradar think Alchem-e drum, coule be convertible electronic to acoustic a la DWe
https://www.musicradar.com/news/zildjian-teases-alchem-e-electronic-drum-set-ahead-of-release

Offline Hellfire

Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #30 on: April 30, 2024, 09:24:01 AM »
Musicradar think Alchem-e drum, coule be convertible electronic to acoustic a la DWe
https://www.musicradar.com/news/zildjian-teases-alchem-e-electronic-drum-set-ahead-of-release

Maybe. But to be quite honest, I doubt very many people would find that feature a must have. DIY'ers have been doing this for 20 plus years and when they do it, they quickly find it's quite cumbersome to change from electronic mode to acoustic mode. It always takes too much time to convert between the two and it will always feel as if you are playing just an okay acoustic set at best.

Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #31 on: April 30, 2024, 09:07:29 PM »
I think, we can see a snare strainer:

Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #32 on: May 09, 2024, 11:18:44 PM »
Just a few hours waiting


Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #34 on: May 10, 2024, 03:57:13 AM »
On this video, I can just hear a lot of machine gunning!!

Offline Sharkuel

Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #35 on: May 10, 2024, 06:51:05 AM »
On this video, I can just hear a lot of machine gunning!!

Yeah I saw the videos and I am not entirely sold on the kit (given the asking price). The cymbals seem cool, but I heard some crosstalk on the ride where the edge would trigger when the bow was hit.

The Snare, toms and kick sounds are "okay'ish" but at this price range, they sould have at least Alesis Strata level of samples. Probably it is the Youtube compression doing it's thing, but I too noticed the machinegunning as well.

Perhaps they should have dialed down the settings first before showcasing the kit, because I am not sold on the idea, if I am being honest.
Megadrum 32 inputs with positional sensing add-on.

Cone centered DIY triggers in snare and toms.

8" racktom
10" racktom
12" racktom
14" floortom

Roland VH13
Lemon Cymbals

"Life is short, death is near, but one's word lives forever

Offline Chaser

Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #36 on: May 10, 2024, 09:22:27 AM »
Some Higher Quality images of the Zildjian E-VAULT (ZEV1) Module  and Hi Hat..







« Last Edit: May 10, 2024, 12:45:07 PM by Chaser »

Offline Chaser

Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #37 on: May 10, 2024, 12:26:32 PM »
The Zildjian ALCHEM-E has Officially been released..



ALCHEM-E ELECTRONIC DRUM KITS - An Immersive, Elevated, Electronic Experience

400 years in the making

Introducing the ALL-NEW lineup of Zildjian ALCHEM-E Series electronic drum kits. Zildjian set out to create the most realistic, authentic, immersive playing experience with a full range of electronic kits, from our more compact ALCHEM-E Bronze EX, to our flagship ALCHEM-E Gold EX, each kit showcases the revolutionary Zildjian E-FAMILY cymbals and the feature-filled Zildjian E-VAULT drum module. Express yourself with unparalleled nuance and realism, with Zildjian ALCHEM-E.


ZILDJIAN E-FAMILY CYMBALS

Bridging the gap between acoustic and electronic, the Zildjian E-FAMILY of cymbals offers an authentic acoustic cymbal feel, response, nuance, and aesthetic with never-before experienced triggering accuracy and sensitivity thanks to the built-in Zildjian? Trigger System.

A Truly Immersive Experience:

    Look, feel, and response of acoustic cymbals, but without the volume
    Superior sensitivity and response
    The industry?s most dynamic, realistic, and responsive electronic HiHat solution
    All cymbals feature 3-zone playability (bell, bow, and edge)
    Consistent 360? triggering
    Adjustable, touch-sensitive cymbal choking
    Access to a wide range of legendary Zildjian cymbal sounds with the Zildjian E-VAULT module


UNLOCK THE ZILDJIAN E-VAULT

The new Zildjian E-VAULT drum module creates a level of authenticity of sound that completely immerses you into the playing experience. Making advances on time-tested sampling techniques, the Zildjian E-VAULT sound library offers an expansive collection of carefully curated, high-quality drum, cymbal, and percussion sounds. Best of all, you?ll have access to a wide variety of legendary Zildjian cymbals (past, present, AND future) with regular sound library updates to create and update your dream set up and dial in your personal sound.


Module Features:

    Professionally pre-configured kits with customizable user kits
    Bluetooth audio connectivity
    Expand your setup with 6 drum inputs and 6 cymbal inputs
    8 balanced individual audio outputs
    Midi In/Out via USB and 5-Pin DIN
    10-Channel USB-C out
    32GB of built-in memory
    Update and back up data using the included USB flash drive
    Ambience FX adjustability

Acoustic Authenticity, Electronic Versatility

When you want the presence and expression of an acoustic drum set, but with the versatility and creative control of electronic drums, Zildjian ALCHEM-E electronic drums are the perfect solution. Each drum has three fully customizable zones for triggering the head, rimshot, and rim, creating a truly realistic playing experience. All kits feature real wood shells in stunning finishes that look and feel great, both in a home studio or on a big stage. Zildjian ALCHEM-E electronic drums allow you to create and express yourself without sacrificing authentic playability, exactly you?d expect from a name like Zildjian.





EDIT:
Added images..Links..Currently No Literature/Manual for the Zildjian E-VAULT (ZEV1) Module.


« Last Edit: May 10, 2024, 12:48:06 PM by Chaser »

Offline Chaser

Re: ZILDJIAN ALCHEM-E Drum Kit
« Reply #38 on: June 19, 2024, 06:17:14 PM »