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Big Mono

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Big Mono

A retro vibe with roomy tone cranked to eleven. Big Mono has you covered for rock'n'roll, blues, and more. Oh, and it’s free.

kontakt exs24 battery wav

Big Mono is a 140MB download

  • KONTAKT MAPPINGS

    Stereo, and multi-out mappings.

  • EXS24 MAPPINGS

    Separate mappings for close mics or room mics.

  • BATTERY MAPPINGS

    Separate mappings for close mics or room mics.

  • 254 ONE-SHOT AUDIO SAMPLES

    24bit, 44.1kHz unencrypted wav files.

Features

  • clear_all

    Multi sampling

    Every drum uses many velocity layers for expressive and realistic performance.

  • table

    e-Kit mode

    Switch to ‘e-Kit’ mode when using a Roland V-Drum kit, or leave set to default ‘Keyboard mode’ for General MIDI (GM) use.

  • equalizer

    Sensitivity

    Adjust the sensitivity of the kit to suit more intimate performances or heavier tracks.

  • tune

    Mixer interface

    Intuitively fine tune to your taste with volume, pan and tuning controls.

Sampling Details

Kick

Instrument Articulations Velocity Layers
22″ x 16″ 1970s Ludwig maple Center hits x12

Snare

Instrument Articulations Velocity Layers
14″ x 5″ 1970s Rogers Dynasonic maple Left-hand Center hits x16
Right-hand Center hits x16
Left-hand Rimshots x8
Right-hand Rimshots x8
Cross-stick x8

Toms

Instrument Articulations Velocity layers
13″ 1970s Ludwig maple Left-hand center hits x16
Right-hand center hits x16
16″ 1970s Ludwig maple Left-hand center hits x16
Right-hand center hits x16

Hihats

Instrument Articulations Velocity layers
13″ Zildjian Advedis Mastersound Closed x16
Loose x16
Open x16
Pedal x10

Ride

Instrument Articulations Velocity layers
20″ Sabian HHX Evolution Bow x16
Bell x16

Crashes

Instrument Articulations Velocity layers
16″ Zildjian K Crash Edge x8
17″ Zildjian K Dark Crash Edge x8

Big Mono system requirements

Compatible software sampler: Native Instruments Kontakt Full Version (4 or greater), Slate Trigger, or Logic ESX24 (depending on the product, not all of these are supported).

Storage: Kingpin is a 1.45GB download (1.82GB unzipped), so you’ll need a minimum of 3.27GB free space to get started.

RAM: 1GB

Processor: 1GHz

OS: Windows Vista/7/8/10/11, Mac OS X 10.2 or higher

Software compatibility

This product is NOT compatible with the free Kontakt Player. The kit will stop working after a 15 minute total time restriction imposed by Kontakt Player. The kit is NOT able to be activated for continued use in the Player. The full version of Kontakt is required for use of the supplied Kontakt mappings.

The wav format audio files supplied with this product can be utilized with many other sampler and sound replacement products, however no ‘mappings’ are provided or support is given for this.

Big Mono system requirements

Compatible software sampler: Native Instruments Kontakt Full Version (4 or greater), Slate Trigger, or Logic ESX24 (depending on the product, not all of these are supported).

Storage: Kingpin is a 1.45GB download (1.82GB unzipped), so you’ll need a minimum of 3.27GB free space to get started.

RAM: 1GB

Processor: 1GHz

OS: Windows Vista/7/8/10/11, Mac OS X 10.2 or higher

Software compatibility

This product is NOT compatible with the free Kontakt Player. The kit will stop working after a 15 minute total time restriction imposed by Kontakt Player. The kit is NOT able to be activated for continued use in the Player. The full version of Kontakt is required for use of the supplied Kontakt mappings.

The wav format audio files supplied with this product can be utilized with many other sampler and sound replacement products, however no ‘mappings’ are provided or support is given for this.