How do I set Nitro snare rim shot?

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New nitro kit just assembled, works great. Can't make rim shot by hitting rim of snare. Don't know how to set and save as rim shot. is snare pad a 2 trigger pad?
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Bill R., Employee

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Thanks for posting! I'll be happy to help!

Yes, the snare pad is dual-zone. Double-check your Pad rim sensitivity is set appropriately within your Utility settings. 

To adjust the Utility settings:
  1. Hit the pad whose settings you want to adjust, or press its corresponding Pad Select button.
  2. Press Utility, then press Page/Select until the desired setting appears in the display In this case, your Pad Rim sensitivity will be representing by "R-S". This setting controls how responsive a pad's rim is when you hit it.
  3. Use the < and > buttons to adjust the value.
Don't forget to save!

Let me know how it goes!
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willie williams

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is that the same for dm10 mesh studio snare?
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Karel Čapek

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Hello, I can get rims-shot sound only on my tom2 (Nitro drum kit).
adjusting R-S sensitivity on snare or other pad doesn ́t produce any rim sound at all.
help pleeeease
thanx a lot
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Karel Čapek

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ehm... I switched the pads... :-)) everything fine now.
I thougth the pads are all the same and that rim shot can be dialed on any of them
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Snare drum making rimshot only.

Snare drum only produces a rimshot. I tapped the foam pads and they make a snare noise after removing the mesh. However adding back the mesh I hear only rim shot when striking the snare