Roland Octapad SPD-30 Drum Pad - Black

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  • Percussion sounds from around the world
  • 30 multi-effects types
  • Latest V-Drums pad-sensing technology
  • Four dual-trigger inputs plus hi-hat controller
  • Phrase Loop function with overdubbing of up to three layers
  • 12 months free insurance with Allianz when you register your purchase with Roland


From the company that brought you the groundbreaking Octapad comes the Roland Octapad SPD-30 Drum Pad. Compact in size but not in sound the unit is amazingly portable, especially when you consider everything you’re getting under that robust bonnet.

The Roland Octapad SPD30 Drum Pad harnesses Roland’s latest triggering technology and has 50 drum kits, 670 instruments, 30 multi-effects, Phrase Loop function and connectivity for additional triggers to turn the SPD-30 into a mini drum kit.

Sounds and Effects

Building up from the original, the Roland Octapad SPD-30 Drum Pad is more than a MIDI controller, with its onboard sound library and fifty drum kits, setting you up for any genre you want to put your hand to. What’s more you can customise the sounds with amongst others, tuning, muffling, attack and pitch sweep controls.

On top of all the readily available sounds the Roland Octapad SPD-30 Drum Pad is packed with 30 multi-effects. In addition to these effects you also have an EQ, limiter, and seven types of Ambience.

Phrase Loop Function

To really let your creativity soar the Roland Octapad SPD 30 Drum Pad offers a Phrase Loop function with layering. You can store up to 50 loops/phases on the device (each of which can have up to three layers). If that’s not enough you can save phrases to a USB storage device.

V-Drum Triggering Technology

Ensuring you the best response from the eight pads of the Roland Octapad SPD-30 Drum Pad it features Roland’s advanced triggering technology, seen in their V-Drum series. Each pad acts as a single unit, avoiding cross talk and being capable of high sensitivity.

On top of the onboard triggering available the Roland Octapad SPD-30 Drum Pad also offers up connectivity for up to four dual-triggers and a hi-hat controller (Roland FD-8, VH-11). This means you can connect the unit up to external pads, such as Roland’s KD, PD, PDX and CY series, or acoustic drums (with Roland’s RT series of acoustic drum triggers).

Pads Built-in Pads: 8
* Four external trigger inputs are provided, allowing you to connect Pads.
Instruments 670
Kits 50
Kit Chain 8 chains (20 steps per chain)
Instrument Parameters Tuning, Muffling, Soft Attack, Tone Color, Pitch Sweep, Volume, Pan, Reverse
Effect Types Ambience (7 Types), Equalizer, Limiter, Multi Effect (30 Types)
Phrase Loop Phrases: 50, Parts: 3, Tempo: 40 to 260, Resolution: 480 ticks per quarter note, Recording
Method: Real-time, Maximum Note Storage: approx. 10,000 Notes
Display 160 x 160 dots Graphic Type LCD (Backlit LCD)
Pad Status Illumination x 8 (LED)
Connectors PHONES Jack (Stereo 1/4 inch phone type), OUTPUT Jacks (L (MONO), R) (1/4 inch phone type), MIX IN Jack (Stereo 1/4 inch phone type), EXTERNAL TRIGGER INPUT Jacks x 4, HH CTRL Jack, FOOT SW Jack (1/4 inch TRS phone type), MIDI Connectors (IN, OUT), USB MEMORY Connector (for USB Memory), USB MIDI Connector (for USB MIDI)
Output Impedance 1.0 k ohms
Power Supply AC Adaptor (DC 9 V)
Current Draw 600 mA
Accessories Owner's Manual, AC Adaptor (PSB-1U), Screws (M5 x 12 mm) x 4
Options Pads (PD series, PDX series), Cymbals (CY series), Kick Triggers (KD series), Hi-Hats (VH-11), Hi-Hat Control Pedal (FD series), Pad Stand (PDS-10), All-Purpose Clamp (APC-33), Acoustic Drum Trigger (RT-10K, RT-10S, RT-10T), Pedal Switch (DP-2), Foot Switch (FS-5U, FS-6), Personal Drum Monitor: PM-10, PM-30, V-Drums Accessory Package: DAP-3, V-Drums Mat: TDM-10, USB memory
* Use USB memory sold by Roland. We cannot guarantee operation if other products are used.
Size and Weight
Width 541 mm
21-5/16 inches
Depth 272 mm
10-3/4 inches
Height 88 mm
3-1/2 inches
Weight 3.8 kg
8 lbs. 7 oz.

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