The news comes just a few months after the announcement of the sub-$1000 DeepMind 12 synth.

Affordable gear company Behringer has announced it’s making an analog drum machine, and wants the public to suggest what features they’d like most in the finished product.

The company put out the call on Facebook, with many potential users suggesting features such as the ability to upload samples, large knobs and 808-style kicks that can be tuned per step.

Behringer’s announcement comes only a few months after it unveiled the DeepMind 12 (pictured above), a huge analog synthesiser that’s expected to cost just $999.99.

The company hasn’t indicated how much the drum machine will cost, but given its track record for releasing equipment that’s considerably less expensive that the competition, expect it to be well under $1000.

Arturia recently revealed its own affordable analog drum machine, the DrumBrute, which will cost just $499. It features individual audio outputs, step sequencer and the ability to create polyrhythms.

Other drum machines that Behringer’s effort will have to compete with include Roland’s TR-909 remake and Korg’s Volca Kick, which costs just $159.

Behringer recently announced it’s made an augmented reality interface for the DeepMind synth – check that out below.

Read next: The 5 best drum machines to turn you into a master beat-maker



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