About the iMap system

About I-MAP™

I-MAP is a proprietary MIDI note mapping/drum kit layout scheme developed by Sonic Reality that facilitates improved live performance of drum kits via MIDI keyboard input. I-MAP places drums in their most flexible and intuitive position, allowing each of the fingers on both hands independent and coordinated control over the loaded kit. With very little practice, it is possible to lay down complete drum grooves in a single take that have incredible feel and groove.

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The standard I-MAP layout is implemented in selected drum kits in several products featuring Sonic Reality sounds:

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The newly updated Extended I-MAP layout has additional drums mapped to the outer keys, extending your creative playing possibilities and is featured in all newer Sonic Reality sound libraries and instrument plugins including:

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* I-MAP specifications are subject to change. Some individual drum kit layouts may differ slightly.


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