I'm not a drummer, but I can carry a beat and explain what I want to achieve to a drummer. I'm a studio recording musician and I'd like to lay down live beats rather than programmed. Do you think I can get started economically with an Edrum entry system like the Hart Prodigy with an Alesis Dm-5 Module? It's $750 complete with all of the hardware. I almost can't resist. Should I? I'm thinking that if i really like it, I can upgrade to a pro kit in time. If it isn't my bag, I won't lose the farm trying and my toddler can whack at it until the junk man cometh. I failed to find a programmable drum machine useful for my work. The Dr770 was too small to be played live. It was silly. I'd like to feel the sticks flying and really get into it. Thanks in advance for your advice.