400 years in the making

Introducing the ALL-NEW lineup of Zildjian ALCHEM-E Series electronic drum kits. Zildjian set out to create the most realistic, authentic, immersive playing experience with a full range of electronic kits, from our more compact ALCHEM-E Bronze EX, to our flagship ALCHEM-E Gold EX, each kit showcases the revolutionary Zildjian E-FAMILY cymbals and the feature-filled Zildjian E-VAULT drum module. Express yourself with unparalleled nuance and realism, with Zildjian ALCHEM-E.

Experience ALCHEM-E with a Participating Dealer

Guitar Center - 50 Locations

2112 percussion (Raleigh, NC) - Location

Bentley's Drum Shop (Fresno, CA) - Location

California Drums (Monrovia, CA)- Location

Columbus Pro Percussion (Columbus, OH) - Location

Cymbal Fusion (Houston, TX) - Location

Cymbal Fusion (McAllen, TX) - Location

Don Hamrick Drum Center (North Myrtle Beach, SC) - Location

eDRUMCENTER (Knoxville, TN) - Location

Fire House Guitars (Grandville, MI) - Location

Lafayette Music (Lafayette, LA) - Location

Memphis Drum Shop (Memphis, TN) - Location

Simon Boyar Drum School and Shop (Croton-on-Hudson, NY) - Location

Tarpley Music (Burleson, TX) - Location

West Music (Coralville, IA) - Location

ZILDJIAN E-FAMILY CYMBALS

Bridging the gap between acoustic and electronic, the Zildjian E-FAMILY of cymbals offers an authentic acoustic cymbal feel, response, nuance, and aesthetic with never-before experienced triggering accuracy and sensitivity thanks to the built-in Zildjian™ Trigger System.

A Truly Immersive Experience:

  • Look, feel, and response of acoustic cymbals, but without the volume
  • Superior sensitivity and response
  • The industry’s most dynamic, realistic, and responsive electronic HiHat solution
  • All cymbals feature 3-zone playability (bell, bow, and edge)
  • Consistent 360° triggering
  • Adjustable, touch-sensitive cymbal choking
  • Access to a wide range of legendary Zildjian cymbal sounds with the Zildjian E-VAULT module

UNLOCK THE ZILDJIAN E-VAULT

The new Zildjian E-VAULT drum module creates a level of authenticity of sound that completely immerses you into the playing experience. Making advances on time-tested sampling techniques, the Zildjian E-VAULT sound library offers an expansive collection of carefully curated, high-quality drum, cymbal, and percussion sounds. Best of all, you’ll have access to a wide variety of legendary Zildjian cymbals (past, present, AND future) with regular sound library updates to create and update your dream set up and dial in your personal sound.


Module Features:

  • Professionally pre-configured kits with customizable user kits
  • Bluetooth audio connectivity
  • Expand your setup with 6 drum inputs and 6 cymbal inputs
  • 8 balanced individual audio outputs
  • Midi In/Out via USB and 5-Pin DIN
  • 10-Channel USB-C out
  • 32GB of built-in memory
  • Update and back up data using the included USB flash drive
  • Ambience FX adjustability

Acoustic Authenticity, Electronic Versatility

When you want the presence and expression of an acoustic drum set, but with the versatility and creative control of electronic drums, Zildjian ALCHEM-E electronic drums are the perfect solution. Each drum has three fully customizable zones for triggering the head, rimshot, and rim, creating a truly realistic playing experience. All kits feature real wood shells in stunning finishes that look and feel great, both in a home studio or on a big stage. Zildjian ALCHEM-E electronic drums allow you to create and express yourself without sacrificing authentic playability, exactly what you’d expect from a name like Zildjian.

Configurations
ALCHEM-E Bronze EX
ALCHEM-E GOLD
ALCHEM-E GOLD EX
MODEL
CONFIGURATION
PRICE
$4499.99
$5999.99
$6999.99
SHELL FINISH
Matte Black Wrap
Black Gold Foundry Shimmer Gloss Lacquer
Black Gold Foundry Shimmer Gloss Lacquer
DRUM HARDWARE
Mini Tube Lugs/2.3mm Hoops
Mini Tube Lugs/2.3mm Hoops
Mini Tube Lugs/2.3mm Hoops
SHELL MATERIAL
Poplar/Basswood Hybrid
7-ply North American Maple
7-ply North American Maple
MODULE
Zildjian E-VAULT (ZEV1)
Zildjian E-VAULT (ZEV1)
Zildjian E-VAULT (ZEV1)
HARDWARE*
Cymbal boom stand (2), tom mount (3), module stand
Cymbal boom stand (2), tom mount, module stand
Cymbal boom stand (3), tom mount (2), module stand
ACCESSORIES
USB Flash Drive, Module Mounting Plate w/screws, Cleaning Cloth, Drum Key, Bass Drum Pillow, Bass Drum Hoop Protector, Bass Drum Patch (2), 1 pair Zildjian ALCHEM-E Sticks
USB Flash Drive, Module Mounting Plate w/screws, Cleaning Cloth, Drum Key, Bass Drum Pillow, Bass Drum Hoop Protector, Bass Drum Patch (2), 1 pair Zildjian ALCHEM-E Sticks
USB Flash Drive, Module Mounting Plate w/screws, Cleaning Cloth, Drum Key, Bass Drum Pillow, Bass Drum Hoop Protector, Bass Drum Patch (2), 1 pair Zildjian ALCHEM-E Sticks

What’s included

ALCHEM-E Bronze EX ALCHEM-E Gold ALCHEM-E Gold Ex

14" HiHats

16" Crash

18" Crash Ride

14" x 5" Snare Drum

10" x 4" Rack Tom (2)

12" x 4" Floor Tom

18" x 7.5" Bass Drum

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14" HiHats

16" Crash

20" Ride

14" x 5" Snare Drum

10" x 7" Rack Tom

14" x 12" Floor Tom

18" x 12" Bass Drum

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14" HiHats

16" Crash

18" Crash Ride

20" Ride

14" x 5" Snare Drum

10" x 7" Rack Tom

12" X 8" Rack Tom

14" x 12" Floor Tom

20" x 14" Bass Drum

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ARTIST TESTIMONIALS

Steve Smith

I like the quality of the samples They sound realistic. They really do sound like real ZILDJIAN cymbals.

Ash Soan

I can’t think of anything out there that offers the same realistic playing feel.

Roni Kaspi

The feel is very natural. I love the bounce that you get from the cymbals.

Dexter Hercules

The ALCHEM-E playing feel is as close as possible to a real drum kit.

Josh Dun

The response of the triggers and the tactile playing feel of the cymbals makes you feel like you are playing real drums.