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How To Edit Pad Rim Zones On DTX502

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Here is a quick video guide showing you how to access the different zone settings for multi zone pads like the XP80 pad.



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DTX502 Tip: Assigning the Metronome Output

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Players that use their DTX502 kit live appreciate the option of sending the Metronome or "Click" out to the PA independently of the Kit output for monitoring purposes, a task easily accomplished by the DTX502.
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DTX502 Video - Loading a Custom Kit from YamahaDTX.com

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Loading custom Drum Kits into your DTX502 is easy with the help of the DTX502Touch iOS App! Maio walks us through loading one of the FREE Hybrid Kits available on YamahaDTX.com...
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DTX502 Video - Loading a Custom Kit from Dropbox

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Loading custom Drum Kits into your DTX502 is easy with the help of the DTX502Touch iOS App! Maio walks us through loading one of his Custom User Kits from Dropbox...
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DTX502 Video - Creating a Custom Kit with the DTX502Touch App

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Creating your own Custom Drum Kit on your DTX502 is easy with the help of the DTX502Touch iOS App! Maio walks us through the process...
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DTX502 Firmware Update for Non-iOS Users

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For those DTX502 owners out there who don't own an iOS device, Yamaha is providing a downloadable updater file for PC (Windows OS, not Mac) to help update the firmware on the unit to the latest version as of this post - V1.30.
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DTX502 Snare Sound Customization

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DTX502 Kick Sound Customization

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DTX502 Kits Demo

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In this video, check out a few of the kits and sounds inside of the incredibly expressive 502 sound module. Use the FREE DTX Touch App to manuever the sounds, kits, and customization options.

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DTX502 Series

DTX502 Series
Technological Breakthrough
All DTX502 series configurations use the DTX502 drum trigger module which features an advanced sound engine with 691 drum and percussion sounds and is very easy to use. You get 8 “Groove Tools” training exercises with a programmable metronome, easy editing and sound layering, plus the ability to import your own samples.
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MusicSoft Manager-DTX502

In this article we’re going talk about the DTX502 series and how you can load new SAMPLES and MIDI SONGS into the module with the free MusicSoft Manager APP for iOS.  With this feature you can customize your DTX502 series kit in the same way as kits costing much, much more, and it's really easy.
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Basic KIT Editing

It’s easy to create your own custom drum kits in the DTX502, and the best way to start is by editing an existing kit.  Choose a kit from the 50 preset kits that is close to, or in a similar style, to what you want to create.
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DTX502 Touch App Overview

DTX502 Touch App Overview
CLICK HERE to see Joel Tetzlaff demonstrate the DTX502 Touch app for iOS.
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Quick TEMPO Change on DTX502

Quick TEMPO Change on DTX502
What to change TEMPO on the DTX502 in a hurry? 
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DTX502 TOUCH Tip - Color Scheme

DTX502 TOUCH Tip - Color Scheme
Did You Know? You can change the screen color on the DTX502 Touch App!
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DTX502 Tip: Adding Additional Drum or Cymbal Pads

The preconfigured kits for the DTX502 - DTX522KDTX532KDTX562K - give customers a wide range of options for triggering and playing. In addition, users can add up to four single-zone pads to their kit via the Kick and Tom inputs. Pads that were multi-zone initially, become single zone when their trigger input is shared.
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DTX502 Tip: Adjusting Instrument Volumes

Although the DTX502 is great-sounding out of the box, it offers users the ability to customize its Kits to best fit their playing style and dynamic. Editing the Pad Volume is one of the ways users can make a Kit their own.
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502 Touch App

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