[quote=impactus81;1180105][/indent]That looks like it could work. Seeing how I already have two Alesis pads,
You wouldn't need the Alesis pads. The Roland has 9 built on trigger pads.
Originally Posted by impactus81
.... if it contained a superior library ....
The SPD-S is a sampler. You can build its sound library. You need not "settle" for what the factory supplies.