DM7X How do you use drum software with this drum set?

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Was watching a youtube video on how to use EasyDrummer2 with electronic drums and it said to download drivers but google doesn't show any updates for Alesis DM7X module.

So, how do I use DM7X with drum software, of any kind? Do I need drivers or what is the set up step by step? I don't have any drum software I thought I would try it only because I can't stand the different sounds available through the module. If the sounds were better or we could buy new and download them into the module then there is no need for software. Think about that won't you?

Also, what other Alesis modules would work with the DM7X drum pads and cymbal pads? It might be easier just to upgrade the module. Thank You.
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Barbara Holmes

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Bill R., Employee

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Hi Barbara,

Thanks for posting. 

The DM7X Kit is class-compliant, so it won't require any drivers to communicate with your computer. 

Generally-speaking, depending on the software that you're using, you will need to designate your module has the input device and your speakers or audio interface as your output. I'm not familiar with the Traktion software that you're using, but I've included some setup guides below that should be able to assist you with this:
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Nice drum set from Alesis. When everything was put together, I was impressed with the build quality. I was torn between choosing the Berhringer XD80USB or the Alesis DM7x Session. I'm glad I choose the Alesis. Although Sound quality is what one might expect from a drum set in this price range (only someone playing E-Drums for 10 years would know). I must say this though, this is not a toy. This is a serious drum kit. Features such as tuning the pitch of any drum sound and adding reverb for the whole drum kit or just the pad alone is great. These are just a few of some of the nice editing features I liked about this kit. The reason for the four stars is because this kit would have benefited with a third arm for the snare drum instead of the snare and hi-hat sharing the same arm. A third arm wouldn't have made the kit any larger just more ergonomic. I purchased a DM10 arm and placed it on this kit and what a difference. More reach and looks beefy too.
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I think it sucks. I'm on my third high hat, others losed functionality, and the rubber heads all have holes in them from normal use. My next kit will be a Roland mesh kit.
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Barbara Holmes

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Still got this set. The only thing I don't like about it is the weird bass drum pedal and I'd like larger pads and more functionality in where I place things like the ride. Haven't played it in a long time though. Might not work anymore.