Alesis Nitro Kit Review

Answer to Your Musical Dreams : The Alesis Nitro Kit review will start with stating the fact that this electronic drum kit can be answer to your musical dream of becoming a professional drummer. The kit is equipped in such a way so that you get the complete feel of a professional drum set at the fraction of a price. Now practice away in style.

The Alesis Nitro Kit drum kit comes with 8 inches high quality rubber drum pads with three single zone toms and dual zone snare. The pads are made with great care for providing you with natural response. There is a kick pad tower included with a bass drum pedal to give you the professional feel. There are 10 inches cymbals which you can use to ride cymbal, hi – hat and crash for a virtually unlimited range of playing expressions. So you can understand why I called this a complete kit in the first place.  You will get everything you need with this kit.

The kit is stable and flexible thanks to the super solid 4 post aluminum rack. You can hope that will last for a long time even through all the banging and crashing.

The module is set up with hundreds of percussion sounds, 60 built in play along tracks and 40 different types of kits for giving you ample amount of learning practices.

Alesis Nitro Kit Review

Now I will talk about the kit in detail and in terms of some of the aspects of the electronic drum kit which I have found to be useful.

Enhanced Sounds

The module of this electronic drum kit comes complete with 40 ready to play classic and modern kits. You can customize this kit using the 385 custom sounds included in the drum module which is perfect to sharpen your drumming skills, along with the 60 built in play along tracks which you can jam along with. The Alesis Nitro Kit review would like to add that the sound quality is loud and clear and will help you to building in your listening skills as well, which, needless to say, is an essential tactic for any aspiring musician dreaming to make it big.

High Quality Sturdy Pads

The pads are made with responsive high quality rubber for both the drum and cymbals. It is ideal for any drummer who wants to experience the realistic feel of an old school regular drum kit set with an electronic drum kit. The pads include an added ability to practice any time you want. The Alesis Nitro Kit review would like to add to the fact that the sturdy pads also mean they will be dent free despite your forceful banging and crashing on the pads for a long period of time.

Rugged and Solid

No matter how hard you bang on the pads to get your musical muse going, the 4 post aluminum mounting rack will keep everything secure and solid to the ground. You can easily setup it according to your needs with the height adjustment and memory lock features. This makes the electronic drum kit flexible to your needs. The Alesis Nitro Kit review can’t stress the importance of this feature enough as it is pretty hard to find an electronic kit with solid base that doesn’t feel shaky while you jam along.

Compatible with Your Computer

The electronic drum kit is a standalone drum kit which you can plug into any stereo or headphone to go either for a public or private performance session respectively. The USB output can be used to connect to a computer to control the music software and increase your songwriting capabilities. The Alesis Nitro electronic drum kit is compatible with both PC and Mac. The Alesis Nitro Kit review would like to point out that this makes the electronic drum kit super versatile as it gives you virtually unlimited possibilities to jam along your favorite artists’ performances.

Now it’s time to learn some pros and cons of this electronic drum kit on this Alesis Nitro Kit review.


  • Play along modes for better learning experience.
  • Graduated difficulty levels of the play along versions make it fun.
  • Easy to set up.
  • Amazing starter for the price range.
  • The pads are sturdy and feel like they will last long.
  • Comes with everything you need to start banging as soon as you get it out of the package.


  • Number of playable sounds is limited and kind of similar sounding.
  • The rack sits a little low.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Is it possible to set this kit up for a left hander?

A: Of course, you can set this kit up the way you want it to.

Q: Can you record your performances?

A: Yes this module comes with a recording feature.

Q: How much space do you need to set this kit up?

A: You will need about 4 feet by 3 feet space to set this kit up.

Q: Can this kit act as a MIDI controller on a DAW?

A: Yes, you can use it in your DAW for any triggers you want to as it can control MIDI out via USB or the MIDI port. The kit has MIDI in feature as well, so you can go the opposite way and control the drum triggers from your DAW.

Q: Can I use my own pads with the drum module?

A: Yes you can use your own pads; however the company advises to use the pads that come along with the kit for maximum satisfaction. 

Final Verdict

The Alesis Nitro Kit review would like to conclude that this electronic drum i really affordable and helpful for beginners. This electronic drum has received so many good feedback from its users, though it has some little drawbacks. One can easily start his drummer life with this amazing kit.


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