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Aquarian Focus-X Snare Drumhead  14 in.

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Full and articulate sound, with no unwanted ring. Texture-coated head has a unique vented muffling ring tucked into the hoop on the underneath side o...Read More

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A snare head you don't have to tape up to sound good!

Full and articulate sound, with no unwanted ring. Texture-coated head has a unique vented muffling ring tucked into the hoop on the underneath side of the head. Sensitive snare response. Satin finish texture coating is very versatile, sounds great with sticks or brushes.

FEATURES
  • Full and articulate sound with no unwanted ring
  • Texture-coated head
  • Vented muffling ring tucked into the hoop on the underneath side of the head
  • Sensitive snare response

Look ma, no tape. This head sounds great straight outta the box! Order today!

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AquarianFocus-X Snare Drumhead
 
4.7

(based on 34 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (8)
  • Improves sound (8)
  • Functional (6)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (8)
  • Practicing (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional musician (6), Experienced (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

It's a good product, but...

...The Aquarian Focus X head wasn't exactly what I was looking for. I originally had a Remo Ambassador Coated on my snare and I loved the brightness of it but the ring was...Read complete review

...The Aquarian Focus X head wasn't exactly what I was looking for. I originally had a Remo Ambassador Coated on my snare and I loved the brightness of it but the ring was an issue and I wanted an alternative to conventional muffling, so I bought the Focus X. Don't get me wrong, this is a quality head, but the head sacrifices brightness for tonal control in the extreme. I was looking for a better balance. So I took the head off, and cut out the vented ring underneath the head and now my snare sounds perfect. This is a great head, but if you're not into that warm, punchy snare sound, then you might end up doing the same as I did. Hope this helps you guys.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I'll Hum A Few Bars

In April 2014 I purchased new set of batter and resonant skins for a kit i have home
Aquarian focus-X Snare
performance II Power Dot -toms
Bass Drum head Pack 22...Read complete review

In April 2014 I purchased new set of batter and resonant skins for a kit i have home
Aquarian focus-X Snare
performance II Power Dot -toms
Bass Drum head Pack 22 Inch
I haven't had much time to deal wit this kit, I'm home now but usually on the road
The ' tom's sound great,' the kick, had to play with, the same with the snare,
but i finally heard what I'm accustom to hearing, no overtones, without tape
and also by other drummers reviews

within a half hour the snare skin split two inches from 12 o'clock horizontal facing front
no where near where the stick attacks the skin, not sure if it was the skin, or to tight?
don't think so! it had just became perfect, no overtones,listening, thinking, sounds great!
i was going to order another skin, seen a few other guys had the same issue,
so now should I go with a two ply, would prefer not to miss match Mfg.skins names on a standard kit.
Evans are brighter, I do like both! Aquarian are very good sounding Drum Heads, Fat with Thump!

until then, to the closet, have a collection of old skins., it'll give me something to mull over. TV

Reviewed by 34 customers

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4.0

I Keep Comin' Back

By Dennarto

from Tullahoma, TN

About Me Professional Musician

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Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • The coating comes off quickly

    Best Uses

    • Studio or Live

    Comments about Aquarian Focus-X Snare Drumhead:

    I keep trying other snare heads but still get the best natural sound from this head, minimal overtones, good for all venues.

     
    5.0

    Works great for me

    By Joseph

    from Kingman AZ

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Live play country and old rock & rol.
      • Practicing

      Comments about Aquarian Focus-X Snare Drumhead:

      Makes a great solid crisp sound. Be sure to check for tightness before or after each gig.

       
      5.0

      Boom chakalaka

      By Mat

      from The moon

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Aquarian Focus-X Snare Drumhead:

        If you want a good solid snare sound you want this bad boy

         
        5.0

        Another awesome head by Aquarian

        By Scott

        from Buffalo, Wyoming

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Aquarian Focus-X Snare Drumhead:

          I've always used Remo coated ambassadors for a snare batter. I just switched over to the Focus-X on my Mapex Tomahawk snare. WOW, what a difference. No more endless ring or nasty overtones, and a consistant tone from the center out to the edge. If your looking for a head to tame your snare, and give you an awesome tone, look no further. And also, it's so easy to tune. Another home run for Aquarian.

           
          5.0

          Focus-X-Drumhead

          By Bob H.

          from Boynton beach, Florida

          About Me Professional Musician

          Ask me a question

          Pros

          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • It Is Exactly What It Is

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Concerts

          Comments about Aquarian Focus-X Snare Drumhead:

          Good quality. Stops any ring. One of the better drumheads.

           
          3.0

          I'll Hum A Few Bars

          By Tony Vei

          from San Franciscian, Tenp C'dale PA

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Aquarian Focus-X Snare Drumhead:

            In April 2014 I purchased new set of batter and resonant skins for a kit i have home
            Aquarian focus-X Snare
            performance II Power Dot -toms
            Bass Drum head Pack 22 Inch
            I haven't had much time to deal wit this kit, I'm home now but usually on the road
            The ' tom's sound great,' the kick, had to play with, the same with the snare,
            but i finally heard what I'm accustom to hearing, no overtones, without tape
            and also by other drummers reviews

            within a half hour the snare skin split two inches from 12 o'clock horizontal facing front
            no where near where the stick attacks the skin, not sure if it was the skin, or to tight?
            don't think so! it had just became perfect, no overtones,listening, thinking, sounds great!
            i was going to order another skin, seen a few other guys had the same issue,
            so now should I go with a two ply, would prefer not to miss match Mfg.skins names on a standard kit.
            Evans are brighter, I do like both! Aquarian are very good sounding Drum Heads, Fat with Thump!

            until then, to the closet, have a collection of old skins., it'll give me something to mull over. TV

             
            5.0

            I LOVE UM

            By BIG DEE

            from BROOKLYN PARK MN

            About Me Experienced

            Ask me a question

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts

              Comments about Aquarian Focus-X Snare Drumhead:

              I HAD A BALL PLAYING ON THES SKIN'S AT THE FINE LINE OTHER DRUMMER PLAY'D ON THE SAME SET THEY LOVE THE WAY IT SOUND SO DID THE SOUND MAN

               
              5.0

              excellent snare batter head

              By snareking4297

              from Savannah, GA

              About Me Professional Musician

              Pros

              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts

                Comments about Aquarian Focus-X Snare Drumhead:

                After growing up in the weather king /Ludwig era, I was delighted to find a better head. The damper ring on the Focus-X does a great job on a drum that used to have 3 moon gels to contain the ring. With the Focus-X, it has 0. The stick bounce has been perfect for concert work including marches, show tunes, classical, etc. It's on a high end CB super-sensitive.

                 
                4.0

                At last...

                By Musicman

                from Farnham,Qc Canada

                About Me Experienced

                Ask me a question

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Aquarian Focus-X Snare Drumhead:

                  Sounds great, no muffling needed, easy to tune, great price... Watch out Remo & Evans! ;-)

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Excellent Choice

                  By Flow9:38

                  from East Coast

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Ask me a question

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Functional
                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Live And Recording

                    Comments about Aquarian Focus-X Snare Drumhead:

                    An excellent snare batter head. Removes "just enough" overtone ring from the drum. Heavy coating works well for brushes. I have started putting this head on all my snare drums that don't have the standard vintage internal muffler. It works well for a wide variety of musical styles and drum set-ups. I have used it with Studio X, Pin-Stripes, Evans G1 & G2, Fiberskyn 3, and coated Ambassadors on the toms.

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