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EXS Series Support 

xD3 Firmware

xD3 Firmware v.1.3

[27.04.22] The xD3 module firmware version1.3 has been released for all EXS models:

EXS-5, EXS-3CY, EXS-3, EXS-2 Mk2, EXS-1 Mk2.


Download the .zip file below and follow the included instructions to install the firmware. 



Check the blog post with links to videos on the firmware contents and installation procedure.

xD3 Firmware
EXS-SK Guides

EX5-SK artist Guides

EXS-5SK artist Assembly Guide

EXS-5SK artist is an EXS-5 combined with the aDrums artist kick drum (aD-K18) and snare drum (aD-S13).


The EXS-5SK artist assembly guide contains additional instructions for the kit's assembly not included in the EXS-5 User's Manual and Quick Start Guides.

EXS-5 Guides

EXS-5 Guides

EXS-3CY Guides

EXS-3CY Guides

EXS-3 Guides

EXS-3 Guides
aD5 Downloads
EXS-1/2 Mk2

EXS-1 Mk2 : EXS-2 Mk2

Distribution & Sales

The EXS-1 Mk2 and EXS-2 Mk2 models are still available in a few countries. These models have only been distributed in Europe and Asia.

The User's Manuals and Quick Start Guides in several languages can be downloaded in the section below.

More information about the features and specifications of these models can be accessed on our corporate website

Extra Guides

Extra Guides

Guides on the assembly of aDrums artist hi-hat clutch (aD-H14; aD-H12), and how to replace a mesh head on an EXS series kick pad (8", 10", 13").

Official EXS Kits - Instruments Table


The xD3 module has 5 factory kits installed. 12 additional kits can be downloaded from the ATV SOUND STORE. This table guide shows the instrument assignments for each kit. All the instruments are available for selection when using the EXS Kit Creation Tool. 

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