Roland have yet again raised the bar with this new digital 14” snare that provides the ultimate expressive drumming experience and reliable triggering. Designed to work with the TD-50 sound module, the Roland PD-140DS brings your electronic drums to live, like never before.
The geniuses at Roland have fused the look and feel of traditional snares with the very latest, bleeding edge triggering technology to bring you the Roland PD-140DS – a professional grade, brand new three-layer mesh head that is fitted to a size 14” shell. This great piece of kit offers natural rebound and realistic feel, providing those who might be used to an acoustic kit with that familiar response.
Always pushing the boundaries, Roland have utilised their newly developed multi-element sensor system to ensure each and every hit across the entire area of the pad are accurately represented. Each time you strike the PD-140DS you’re playing dynamics are captured as they would be on an acoustic kit as every area across the pad is able to closely detect what’s going on, whether you graze it or hammer down. The innovative design automatically detects rim shots and cross-stick playing, adjusting accordingly by detecting your hand to produce a natural sound as yet unrivalled by any electronic snare.
The Roland PD-140DS Digital V-Pad is designed to work with Roland’s new flagship TD-50 sound module to provide the user with optimum performance and ground-breaking sensitivity and response.
Manufacturer Roland Model VP-03 Vocoder Synthesizer Dimensions (H x W x D) 160 x 380 x 380 mm Weight 4.9 kg Pad size 14 inches Shell depth 4.3 inches Tension rods 8 Head 3-ply mesh head (Floating mid-layer structure) Available playing methods (Triggers) Head shot (High resolution positional detection, Wide dynamic range)
Rim shot (Depth detection, Wide dynamic range)
Cross stick (Automatic switching)
Sensor system Multi element sensor system
Position sensors x 3
Cross stick sensors x 3
Built-in sensing processor
Supported covering size 98 (width) x 1,060 (length) mm
Thickness: 1 mm or less
Connector DIGITAL TRIGGER OUT plug
(compatible with Roland drum sound module equipped with DIGITAL TRIGGER IN port)
Power supply Supplied from DIGITAL TRIGGER IN port (DC 5 V) Current Draw 90 mA Accessories Owner's manual
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