EFNOTE 5

The Finest Compact Style

Electronic Drums EFNOTE 5

Snare drum stand and cymbal stands are optional.

Hi-hat stand and kick pedal are not included.

EFNOTE 5 : The Finest Compact Style

Beauty and Quality

  • Matches in interior design perfectly
  • Authentic shell proportion
  • Clean pure white sparkle finish
  • Elegant warm-gray colored cymbals
  • Player centric design

The Small Giant

  • Maximum expressiveness with minimum setup
  • 360° flat sensing with multi-sensor technology
  • Expandable to 5-piece shell and 5-piece cymbal set

Specializes in Acoustic

  • Beautiful acoustic drum sounds
  • 99% capacity is used for acoustic drum sound
  • Includes rich ambient that reinforces the drum sound

Drums & Cymbals

7-Sensor Snare Drum

  • 12 x 5", 8 lugs, birch wood shell, 2ply mesh drum head
  • Multi-sensor for hotspotless and high-resolution sounding
  • High head tension tuning available

Independent Side-Rim

  • Easy, intuitive and reliable
  • No switch operation required
  • Elegant arc design

16" Kick, More Than the Size

  • 16 x 12", 8 lugs, birch wood shell, 2ply mesh drum head
  • Comfortable feeling and stability over its size
  • Stable multi-sensing for single/double beater(s)

Multi-Sensored Toms

  • 10 x 7", 6 lugs / 12 x 12", 8 lugs
  • Birch wood shells, 2ply mesh drum heads
  • Multi-sensor for hotspotless and high-resolution sounding
  • Low head tension tuning available

Finest Hi-Hat Cymbals

  • 14" top/bottom cymbals
  • World's first multi-optical sensing to capture the motions in 3D
  • Tru-Motion™ technology for expressiveness leap
  • 360° free-swinging top/bottom cymbal design

18" Full Ride Cymbal

  • 18" ride cymbal, 3-zone (Bow/Edge/Cup)
  • Multi-sensored 360° play/choke area
  • 360° free-swinging design
  • Responsive thin edge

3-Zone Crash Cymbal

  • 16" crash cymbal, 3-zone (Bow/Edge/Cup)
  • Multi-sensored 360° play/choke area
  • 360° free-swinging design
  • Responsive thin edge

Splash!

  • 8", 2-zone (Bow/Edge)
  • Ultra thin and light weight design
  • 360° free-swinging design
  • Responsive thin edge
  • 360° free-swinging responsive thin edge

Beautiful Cymbal Surface

  • Elegant warm-gray surface with fine engravings
  • Clean silicone rubber surface that is resistant to drumstick marks

Sound Module

Ultra-Compact Sound Module

  • Ultra-small form factor with uncompromised features
  • Metal chassis and aluminum finish
  • High quality DAC and audio circuit
  • High power headphone amplifier
  • Touch screen intuitive user interface

ELISE™ Sensing Processor

  • Capturing drummer's intentions from each stroke
  • Low latency, wide dynamic-range, consistent and stable sensing
  • Optimized for EFNOTE multi-sensor drum/cymbal/hi-hat pads

Full-Scale Acoustic Sound

  • Full stereo acoustic drum/cymbal samples recorded by EFNOTE
  • Tru-Aco™ sound technology provides real drum/cymbal sound behaviors
  • Raw sound without resynthesis

For Training

  • Multi-function metronome with beat LED indicator
  • Built-in metronome speaker for daily training without headphones
  • On-board drum recording function (15 tracks)
  • Stroke Analyzer
  • Rhythm Box feature provides over 90 basic drum beats

For Recording

  • USB 8-ch individual audio outputs with Mac / Windows (ASIO)
  • USB 2-ch audio inputs for playback
  • Analog 4-ch audio outputs
  • USB MIDI in/out with individual MIDI channels
  • MIDI output (5-pin DIN)

For Small Gigs

  • Setlist feature enables you to configure kit order with tempo for each song
  • Kick and Snare can be output individually with analog 4-ch outputs
  • Click and Audio-In can be assigned only for headphones
  • High-power headphones output
  • MIDI output (5-pin DIN)

Stroke Analyzer

  • "Stroke Scope" displays your strike points on time-line
  • "Accuracy Score" estimates your strike accuracy

Sound Edit

  • Tuning, Muffling, 2-band EQs for each pad
  • Pad layer function can overlay two sounds
  • User Inst Library enables you to store 128 customized instruments
  • On-board reverb
  • Dedicated level control screen

Flexible Audio Routing

  • 10-ch output buses
  • Flexible output routing for each pad
  • Output assignable click
  • Output: 4-ch analog / 8-ch USB
  • Input: Analog / Bluetooth / 2-ch USB

Bluetooth®

  • Bluetooth audio-in provides you to play along with Spotify™ / YouTube™ with your smartphone
  • Bluetooth MIDI
  • EFNOTE Tools App for control remotely

Various Optional Components

EFNOTE Tools App

EFNOTE Tools
- Carry Data with You

You can backup, restore, and share drum kit data and trigger settings with your smartphone.

EFNOTE Tools
- Get New Drum Kits

Visit the official Kit Library to get the new drum kit data.

There you will surely find ideas that inspire your creativity.

EFNOTE Tools
- Adjust Remotely

For small gigs, drummers often cannot rely on FOH engineers.

Now you can remotely adjust the each pad level while playing back your beat with the built-in recorder.

EFNOTE Tools
- Swap Sounds

The Swap feature makes it easy to swap each sound of toms or cymbals.

It helps you changing the set up and editing kits.

Gallery

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Other models or customized setups are shown for some images.

Some of technologies and designs are patented or under patent pending.

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EFNOTE 5 Videos

EFNOTE 5 / EFNOTE 5X Preset Drum Kit Sound

  • The raw sound of EFNOTE 5/5X preset kits are recorded via USB (only the volume is adjusted)
  • Listening with headphones is recommended
  • Data format: .WAV file (48 kHz/24 bit)
SILVER FONIC
Neo Classic
FunQ
SNARE OFF
Speed Star
First Note
Great Strokes
ENCORE
Z & B
Recording
Coated Medium
Maple Shells
Birch Shells
SPLASH
ROCKIN ROAD TRIP
THOUSANDS of AUDIENCE
STUDIO F

Reproducing all or any part of the contents is prohibited.

Customize Examples

Items required:

Items required:

  • 1x Floor Tom 13": EFD-T1313-WS

  • Using the TOM 4 cable.

    Crash 1 Cup is not supported with this setup.

Items required:

  • 1x Standard Cymbal 16”: EFD-C16
  • 1x Cymbal Stand: EFD-CS5

  • Using the CRASH 2 cable.

    Crash 2 Cup is not supported with this setup.

Items required:

  • 1x Ride Cymbal 20": EFD-C20
  • 1x Cymbal Stand: EFD-CS5

  • Replacing the ride cymbal with the new 20”, and using the 18” as the 2nd crash cymbal with the CRASH 2 cable.

    Crash 2 Cup is not supported with this setup.

Items required:

  • 1x EFNOTE 5 Expanding Pack 1:
    EFD5-EXPCK1-WS

  • Using the TOM 1 cable for the new 10”, and TOM 2 cable for the 11”.

    Using the CRASH 2 cable for the 18".

    Crash 2 Cup is not supported with this setup.

Items required:

  • 1x EFNOTE 5 Expanding Pack 1:
    EFD5-EXPCK1-WS
  • 1x Floor Tom 13": EFD-T1313-WS

  • Using the TOM 1 cable for the new 10”, and TOM 2 cable for the 11”.

    Using the TOM 4 cable for the 13" floor tom and the CRASH 2 cable for the 18" cymbal.

    Crash 1/2 Cups are not supported with this setup.

Items required:

  • 1x Floor Tom 13": EFD-T1313-WS
  • 1x Ride Cymbal 20": EFD-C20
  • 1x Standard Cymbal 16": EFD-C16
  • 2x Cymbal Stand: EFD-CS5

  • Using the TOM 4 cable for the 13" floor tom and the TOM 2 cable for the 16" cymbal.

    In this case, you need to change instrument assigns for the Tom 2 pad.

    Replacing the ride cymbal with the new 20”, and using the 18” with the CRASH 2 cable.

    All Crash Cups are not supported with this setup.

Optional Packs

Expanding Pack 1

EFD5-EXPCK1-WS

Specifications

Drum / Cymbal Pads

Kick EFD-K1612
  • Size: 16 x 12"
  • Finish: White sparkle
  • Zone: Head
  • Sensor: Multi
  • Head: Double-layered mesh with beater patch
  • Connector: Head (TRS Phones)
  • Features:Bass drum riser, Wood hoop
Snare EFD-S1250
  • Size: 12 x 5"
  • Finish: White sparkle
  • Zone: Head / Rim / Side-Rim
  • Sensor: Multi
  • Head: Double-layered mesh
  • Connector: Head/Rim, Side-Rim (2x TRS Phones)
  • Features: Birch shell, Colored hoop rubber, Side-Rim
Tom EFD-T1070
  • Size: 10 x 7"
  • Finish: White sparkle
  • Zone: Head / Rim
  • Sensor: Multi
  • Head: Double-layered mesh
  • Connector: Head/Rim (TRS Phones)
  • Features: Birch shell, Colored hoop rubber
Floor Tom EFD-T1212
  • Size: 12 x 12"
  • Finish: White sparkle
  • Zone: Head / Rim
  • Sensor: Multi
  • Head: Double-layered mesh
  • Connector: Head/Rim (TRS Phones)
  • Features: Birch shell, Colored hoop rubber
Hi-Hat EFD-H14
  • Size: 14" (Top/Bottom)
  • Color: Warm gray
  • Zone: Bow / Edge / Cup
  • Sensor: Multi (360° flat sensing + choke) / Optical
  • Connector: 6-pin
  • Features: Multi-optical sensor, Tru-motion™ hi-hat, Weight simulation, Fine engraved surface
  • General hi-hat stands compatible with φ12.7 mm (1/2") hole cymbal can be used.

    EFNOTE 5 sound module does not support hi-hat cup zone.

Crash EFD-C16
  • Size: 16"
  • Color: Warm gray
  • Zone: Bow / Edge / Cup
  • Sensor: Multi (360° flat sensing + choke)
  • Connector: Bow/Edge, Cup (2x TRS Phones)
  • Features: Weight simulation, Fine engraved surface
Ride EFD-C18
  • Size: 18"
  • Color: Warm gray
  • Zone: Bow / Edge / Cup
  • Sensor: Multi (360° flat sensing + choke)
  • Connector: Bow/Edge, Cup (2x TRS Phones)
  • Features: Weight simulation, Fine engraved surface
Splash EFD-C08
  • Size: 8"
  • Color: Warm gray
  • Zone: Bow / Edge
  • Sensor: Multi (360° flat sensing + choke)
  • Connector: Bow/Edge (TRS Phones)
  • Features: Weight simulation, Fine engraved surface

Sound Module: EFD-5

Trigger Interface
  • 3-Zone: Snare, Crash 1/2*, Ride
  • 2-Zone: Tom 1/2/3/4, HH, Crash 3
  • 1-Zone: Kick
  • Crash 1/2 support 3-zone with using Tom 4/Crash 3 cables.

    EFNOTE 5 uses the Crash 3 cable for the splash cymbal.

Audio / MIDI Interface
  • Line (1/2) Output: 2x TS Phone (+4dBu, Unbalanced)
  • Phones (3/4) Output: Stereo Mini-Phone (320 mW + 320 mW @32Ω)
  • Audio Input: Stereo Mini-Phone (+2dBu Max)

  • USB Audio: 8-ch Output / 2-ch Input (Mac/Windows ASIO)
  • USB MIDI In/Out
  • Bluetooth Audio Input
  • Bluetooth MIDI In/Out
  • MIDI Out: 5-pin DIN
Drum Kits / Instruments
  • Preset Drum Kits: 17 (Editable)
  • User Drum Kits: 83
  • Instruments: Acoustic Drums/Cymbals (Stereo), Percussion (Stereo), Attack Elements
  • User Inst Library: 128 (Can be stored customized instruments)
Edit Parameters
  • Level, Pan, Tuning, Muffling (for each pad)
  • 2-Band EQ (for each pad)
  • Ambience Effect (8 Types)
  • Pad Layer
Dimensions
  • 172 (W) x 106 (D) x 47 (H) mm
  • 700 g

Excluding protrusions

Power
  • DC 12 V, 500 mA (Nominal) / 800 mA (Max)

Hardware

Tom Holder
  • 1x Tom holder arm
  • Geared L-rod tilter
  • Knurled carbon steel rod
  • L-rod diameter: φ11.5 mm (7/16")
  • Tube diameter: φ22.2 mm (7/8")
  • Height adjustment range: 700 -- 900 mm
Splash Cymbal Arm
  • 1x Z-rod short
  • 1x Z-rod long
Sound Module Arm
  • 1x Sound module arm
  • 1x Smartphone tray
Snare Drum Stand
(Optional)
EFD-SS5
  • For 12" to 14" diameter snare drums
  • Geared basket tilter
  • Double braced legs
  • Tube diameter: φ19.1 mm (3/4")
  • Height adjustment range: 500 -- 650 mm
Cymbal Stand
(Optional)
EFD-CS5
  • Boom cymbal arm
  • Geared tilter
  • Cable holder
  • Middle tube diameter: φ19.1 mm (3/4")
  • Boom length: 400 mm
  • Height adjustment range: 800 -- 1,500 mm

Drum Kit Placement

Placement Size
  • Approx. 140 (W) x 90 (D) cm
  • Approx. 4.6 (W) x 3.0 (D) feet

Without drum throne

Package

Accessories
  • Brake-out cable: EFD-MULTI-A5
  • Brake-out cable: EFD-MULTI-B
  • 5x Trigger cable 3.0 m: EFD-TRS-LL3
  • Cable ties
  • Quickstart guide

Snare drum stand and cymbal stand are optional.

Kick pedal, hi-hat stand and drum throne are sold separately.

Specification and design are subject to change without prior notice.

Some of technologies and designs are under patent pending.

USB Compatibility

Mac

Apple M1 chip:

  • macOS 12.0 (Monterey), 11.4 (Big Sur) or newer
  • Sound module firmware v1.11 or newer is required. Latest firmware can be downloaded below.


Intel chip:

  • macOS 12.0 (Monterey), 11.2.3 (Big Sur) or newer
  • macOS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14 (Mojave), 10.13 (High Sierra)
Windows
  • Windows 11, Windows 10

Operation is not guaranteed for all environments. Some computers may not be fully compatible.

Downloads

Before downloading the following items, please carefully read the Software License Agreement.

Software License Agreement

Manuals (PDF)

Quickstart Guide
Reference Guide
Sound List

Drivers / Firmware / Apps

ASIO Driver

Version v1.2

- Improved stability

- Removed unneeded notifications

Firmware

Version v1.20

- Supported EFNOTE Tools app (iOS/Android)

- Improved trigger settings

Mac/PC is required to update. Use the update tool app below.

The updater is furnished to you for use at your own risk. If your device got any damage due to updating, you will be charged for the repair.

Update Tool App

Consumable Parts

See the Consumable Parts page.

Support and Service

Contact your local Distributor.