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Pages using Timeline CS1 maint: Older drum sets with the TD-7 and the less expensive TD-5 drum module had all rubber pads as drum and cymbal pads, simple kick-drum pads, and a rubber pad and foot controller for the hi-hat. Please help improve it by removing promotional content and inappropriate external links , and by adding encyclopedic content written from a neutral point of view. Module was briefly out of production in , TD-4KP cable only allows up to 8 pads. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. They are only available in small sizes though, and the head tension cannot be adjusted like on mesh-head pads. Archived from the original on 12 January

This page was last edited on 11 November , at At the time I bought it, I thought it was brilliant value for money and still do. Cymbals sound real and the There are several models of cymbal pads also called V-Cymbals. On some drum modules, some inputs may support additional features such as positional sensing or brush sweeps. The acoustic drumhead can either be left on the drum, to get the acoustic sound as well as a trigger signal, or the drumhead can be replaced with a mesh-head to lower ambient noise, if only the trigger signal is needed. Proprietary Memory Card Slot [e]. Sonically, a small step below the new td

Ordering More than 1 item??. This module has version 2 installed so 99 total kits! Roland V-Drums mesh-head triggers resemble acoustic drums in both appearance and feel. Replaceable shell wraps; Also available as PDS det snare stands without rack mount. Has all the tone and vibes you’d expect from a high-end electronic drum set.

There’s also a detailed compatibility chart for current Roland trigger devices and drum modules on one of the last pages of Roland’s V-Drums elecfronic, which is also available as a PDF download [3] from their home page.


Topics posted incorrectly will be deleted. Roland developers have stated that the design of the mesh-head V-Pad was inspired in part by a small toy trampoline [1]. V-tkur my two cents SD Card Slot, enabling a digital trigger input disables an analog trigger input.

This page was last edited on 11 Novemberat This article needs additional citations for verification. Sometimes, additional hardware such as a kick drum pedal and a hi-hat stand is also included usually only as limited offers. V-Drums is a variety of electronic drumsdrum brain modules, and related electronic percussion product manufactured and trademarked by Roland Corporation. V-Pad Snare, Tom 3: Higher model numbers denote more advanced models, rolqnd lower numbers are used for less expensive ones.

If you cannot post, please visit this topic for your solution. The simpler, more generic type is a rubber pad, which is less expensive, but also looks and feels less like an acoustic drum. InRoland developed and patented an updated version of mesh-head drum triggers, a key feature of the V-Drums line.

Roland Drum Sets

More expensive kits don’t include any rubber pads at all any more. From rim shots, rolls, fla The simpler, less expensive solution uses a simple fixed V-Cymbal pad in combination with a separate foot pedal controller, which allows the drum module to replicate the sound of a hi-hat, but does not emulate the feel and scope of expressiveness of acoustic hi-hats.

The more expensive cymbal pads can swing freely after being hit only rotation of the pad is prevented by a special cymbal mountso they feel more like real cymbals, while the less expensive cymbal pads are not movable and always stay in their fixed position, thus feeling less realistic.


The company began marketing the mesh-head triggers under the “V-Drums” name inin conjunction with the TD drum module.

Roland TD-9

Instead, Roland is now also offering a V-Pro drum set with smaller and less expensive pads. Roland V-Drum rack extension arm. I created this set to look more like an acoustic kit.

As they’re discontinued there are some good deals out there. Although they were not marketed as V-Drums at the time, they used the same technology and the trigger pads continued to be used in later V-Drum sets. In very good condition.

The more expensive ones attempt to emulate the physical properties of acoustic cymbals of various types e. It was sold on a limited basis v-otur the US only.

Connecting less capable pads to more capable inputs usually lets you use all zones of the pad.

Roland V-Drums

Certain pairs of stereo inputs can be configured to form one three-way input. This enables the player to use a V-Drums kit to control not only the kit itself, but other MIDI-capable instruments, such as digital samplers. These cymbal pads are called three-way cymbals because of their three trigger zones bell, bow and edge.

Pages using Timeline CS1 maint: Connecting them to any two stereo inputs on any module works with some limitations and is not officially supported. Jazz Chorus Micro Cube.

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