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Roland VAD503 Acoustic Design Electronic Drum Kit
£2899.01 RRP £3343
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Roland VAD503 V-Drum Kit. Streamlined Kit with Full-Size Wooden Shells
When you need the presence and eye catching looks of an acoustic drum kit but you also need the control and balance of an electronis kit the VAD503 is the perfect solution for anyone looking to blend these two worlds of drumming together. This Premium 'One Up, One Down' kit features Premium grade wood shells with full diameter and depth, exquisitely finished and mounted on a double braced chrome stand for a look that will have the audience convinced that you are playing acoustic drums. Rolands advance digital sensor technology and dynamic TD-27 module help to provide the immersive sound and instant response to match, making sure every ghost note, roll and swell are all perfectly expressed in full detail.
Roland VAD503 V-Drum Kit. An Immersive Acoustic Drumming Experience
With the stunning looks, familiar layout and inspiring playability of a high end acoustic kit, the VAD503 makes any drummer feel instantly at home when sat behind this set. There is a 14" stainless steel snare drum as well as a 10" tom, "14 inch floor tom and 20" bass drum constructed will full depth wood shells, adding to the playability and genuine acoustic feel under the stick and beater. A full set of cymbals include a 12" V-Hi-hat, 14" crash(with thin profile and textured finish) and 18" ride for unmatched playabilty and a very natural appearance on stage.
Roland VAD503 V-Drum Kit. 14" Digital Snare and 18" Digital Ride Cymbal
Rolands state of the art digital pad technology brings an even deeper realism to the V-Drums experience. The digital snare and ride cymbal connect to the TD-27 module via USB cables, working together to be able to bring you the most natural expression, allowing your drumming skills to be heard in ultra high definition and detail. Multiple sensors and lightning-fast processing provide amazing response, enabling you to play genuine techniques in the most natural way. Ghost notes, rim shots, and cross stick playing on the snare are precisely detected and translated, while the ride offers wide tonal range and the ability to subtly mute with just a touch of the bow or bell.
Roland VAD503 V-Drum Kit. The Natural Feel of Acoustic Drums
Roland's Legendary multi-ply, tension adjustable mesh heads make a huge contribution to the authentic playing feel, giving you stick rebound that can be changed to suit your specific style and need of it at the time, and when you bury the beater into the bass drum there is physical air that is being moved inside the bass drum which allows it to feel almost identical to the real thing.
Roland VAD503 V-Drum Kit. Go Deeper with Prismatic Sound Modeling
Derived from the flagship TD-50, the TD-27 sound module is filled with drums that live and breathe like acoustic instruments. We start by sampling the finest drums, percussion, and cymbals-both vintage and modern-in world-class recording studios. Roland's unique Prismatic sound modeling is then applied to the samples, bringing them alive with proprietary behavior modeling refined over two decades. Every time you strike a drum or cymbal, you're not simply triggering a canned sound-you're playing a full-bodied instrument that responds like its acoustic counterpart in every way, with an unprecedented sonic range at your command.
Roland VAD503 V-Drum Kit. Create (and Craft) Your Signature Drum Kit
There are many ways in which you can customize your acoustic drum kit, such as changing drum heads, adjusting tension and tuning, applying dampening, tweaking the snare wire tension, all these things you can do in order to create your perfect sounding drum kit. This is all possible withing the TD-27 module, allowing you to craft and customize drum kits for any style or genre of playing. Just strike a pad to select it, then use the hands on controls and intuitive editing tools to get the sound just how you like it. your edits are saved automatically to so no need to worry about doing hours of work to then lose it all in the blink of an eye. It's even possible to load your own samples into the module and then layer them with internal sounds to add even more personal sounds to the drum kit.
Roland VAD503 V-Drum Kit. Double-Braced Chrome Drum Stands
The way acoustic drums and cymbals are mounted not only projects a classic image-it also influences the playing feel. The tom pads mount on the same stands used for acoustic toms-so they feel just right when they're hit. Newly developed thin V-Cymbals also attach to the stands with a special pivot mount, for a natural acoustic-style swing when played. And every stand is double-braced for rock-solid stability, and easily adjusted to suit your preferred layout.
Roland VAD503 V-Drum Kit. PureAcoustic Ambience Technology
New PureAcoustic Ambience Technology optimises each kit, creating an incredibly natural and immersive sound field when playing. But you can go deeper too, and adjust the mic position on each drum kit, and dial in the overall sound with the newly developed overhead mic simulator. Finally, advanced onboard multi-effects and mixing capabilities give you the power of a full-scale studio console, with transient, parametric EQs, compressors, reverbs, delays, and more at your command.
Roland VAD503 V-Drum Kit. Powerful Connectivity for Stage and Studio
The VAD503 delivers fantastic sound for live performance or recording, thanks to a wealth of connectivity options. The TD-27 module features stereo outputs for the overall drum sound, plus two direct outputs for sending kick, snare, and other sounds to an audio console for independent mixing. In the studio, the built-in USB audio interface makes computer music production easy, with up to 28 audio channels available over a single cable. MIDI is also supported via USB and dedicated I/O, allowing you to sync with other MIDI devices and trigger sounds in computer software.
Roland VAD503 V-Drum Kit. Kit Expansion Made Easy
With the VAD503, you're not stuck with a static setup. Using the TD-27 module's three auxiliary trigger inputs, it's easy to add tom and cymbal pads to bolster your arsenal. Or you may go for maximum impact with an imposing double-kick setup. Whatever you're thinking, the auxiliary trigger inputs are the gateway to your ideal drum setup.
Roland VAD503 V-Drum Kit. Bluetooth Connectivity and Built-In Coaching Tools
Built-in Bluetooth lets you wirelessly stream audio from a phone or laptop to the module, ideal for jamming with headphones. Play along with favorite music tracks or mix the sound from a YouTube lesson video with the kit. Onboard coach functions develop skills and track your progress, while the advanced metronome helps improve your inner clock. And at any time, you can record your playing and listen back to highlight what you need to work on.
Roland VAD503 Acoustic Design Electronic Drum Kit Specifications
- Drum sound module: TD-27 x 1
- Snare: PD-140DS x 1
- Tom1: PDA100-MS x 1
- Tom3: PDA140F-MS x 1
- Hi-hat: VH-10 x 1
- Crash1: CY-14C-T x 1
- Ride: CY-18DR x 1
- Kick: KD-200-MS x 1
- Drum combination stand: DCS-10 x 1
- Drum boom stand: DBS-10 x 1
- All purpose clamp: APC-10 x 1
Extra trigger input jack
- 4 (AUX1-AUX3, CRASH 2)
SIZE AND WEIGHT
- 1,700 (W) x 1,400 (D) x 1,200 (H) mm
- 66-15/16 (W) x 55-1/8 (D) x 47-1/4 (H) inches
- (including Kick pad, Cymbals, Hi-hat stand and Drum throne)
- 42 kg / 92 lbs 10 oz
- Sound module mount
- AC adaptor
- Special connection cable
- Drum key
- Setup guide
- Owner's manuals
Options (sold separately)
- Personal drum monitor: PM series
- V-Drums accessory package: DAP-3X
- Noise eater: NE-10NE-1