- Disk Streaming Sample-Based Virtual Instrument included (Steinberg HALion Player).
- Stand Alone, ReWire, VST, DXi and Audio Units supported.
- Software and Soundware is USB key protected (key included).
- All of the original SID content + more than 25 new drums (including 5 new snares).
- All new Ludwig Vistalite drumkit (John Bonham) and Remo Rototom set.
- Multitrack to Multiple outputs version of each drum.
- Stereo mixdown versions of each drum in different fashions.
- 12 different stick types; 3 beater types for bass drums.
- Endless kits combinations possible.
- Tons of MIDI groove files already included and customized for SID-XL.
- ModWheel, KeySwitch and Midi CC technique switch and positional control.
- GM compatible mapping version of every drum.
- Same production team and environment as the original SID: Elio Rivagli on drums, Simone Coen producing, editing and recording and re-recording, Maurizio Macchioni engineering.
- 8 DVDs, 35 GB.
Scarbee Imperial Drums XL will be available in Q2 2005 for MacOS X and Windows XP as standalone and VST, AU, DX plug-ins with an MSRP of US$349.