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Digital Percussion Synthesis & Sequencing

  • Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1 MKII 2


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Quick Overview

Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1 MKII is a Digital Percussion Synthesis & Sequencing that features numerous LFOs and the powerful parameter lock feature, where each drum note can be assigned unique parameter settings, to obtain ever evolving and flowing rhythms.

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Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1 MKII Product Description

The Machinedrum is a drum machine based on five original drum synthesis methods. With a razor sharp focus on percussion, it contains everything needed to create the perfect beat right out of the box.

Synthetic perfection

The range of capable drum synthesis methods serve as the foundation of the Machinedrum. The diverse methods, covering everything from legacy drum sounds to experimental percussion, cater for an impressive sound palette.

Creative sequencing

The splendor of the Machinedrum sequencer lies in the way it operates. All important parameters can be affected and recorded. And thanks to the flexible nature of the Machinedrum it can also be used to sequence external MIDI gear.

Proper processing

Each track has its own effect block. It consists of an amplitude modulator, a 1 band EQ, a flexible resonant multi mode filter, a sample rate reducer and a distortion effect. Add the 16 LFOs to the mix for seriously exclusive beats.


  • 16 drum voices
  • 1x specialized machine per voice
  • 1x amplitude modulator per voice
  • 1x 1-band EQ per voice
  • 1x multimode filter per voice
  • 1x sample rate reducer per voice
  • 1x distortion per voice
  • 1x LFO per voice
  • 5 different drum synthesis methods
  • 16 track Elektron sequencer
  • Reverb, compressor, delay, EQ master FX
  • MIDI sequencing
  • 3 year Elektron warranty

Technical Specifications

Drum voice features (x16)
  • 1× Specialized machine
  • 1x Amplitude modulator
  • 1x 1-band EQ
  • 1x Resonant 24 dB LP/BP/HP filter
  • 1x Sample rate reducer effect
  • 1x Distortion effect
  • 2x Master effects sends
  • 1x Assignable LFO
  • 16 tracks
  • Up to 64 steps per pattern
  • Swing, slide, accent
  • 64 possible parameter locks on each pattern step
  • Full realtime control
  • Full MIDI support
  • 384 MIDI controllable parameters
  • 128 Patterns
  • 128 Kits
  • 32 Songs
Master effects
  • Rhythm Echo delay
  • Gatebox reverb
  • Hi/Lo-shelf + parametric EQ
  • Dynamix compressor
Sound generation
  • 5 MD synthesis methods
  • 46 individual audio generating machines
Synthesis methods
  • GND basic waveform synthesis
  • TRX retro beatbox synthesis
  • EFM enhanced feedback modulation synthesis
  • E12 sampled percussion synthesis
  • P-I physical modelling synthesis
  • 128x64 pixel backlit LCD
  • MIDI In/Out/Thru
  • 6 x 1/4” impedance balanced audio out jacks
  • 2 x 1/4” audio in jacks
  • 1 x 1/4” stereo headphone jack
  • Advanced dual DSP system
  • 44.1kHz, 24-bit D/A and A/D converters
  • Flash-EEPROM upgradable OS
Balanced audio outputs
  • Main out level: +15dBu
  • Assignable outs level: +10dBu
  • Output impedance: 100 Ω unbalanced
  • S/N ratio: 100dBFS (20-20.000Hz)
Unbalanced audio inputs
  • Input level: +7dBu maximum
  • Audio input impedance: 9 k Ω
  • SNR inputs: 98dBFS (20-20.000Hz)
Electrical specifications
  • Unit power consumption: 8W typical, 18W max.
  • Recommended power supply: 6V DC, 3A
Physical specifications
  • Steel casing with brushed aluminium panel
  • Dimensions: W340×D181×H63mm (13.4×7×2.4”) (including, audio outputs, knobs and rubber feet)
  • Weight: approximately 2.8 kg
  • Printed user’s manual
  • 3 year Elektron warranty

Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1 MKII Additional Information

Brand Elektron
Condition New