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Hart Dynamics Kontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead

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Kontrol Screen drumheads are an alternative drumhead technology Hart Dynamics has been working on since the early '90s. They are the next generation ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Incredible technology at a great price.

Kontrol Screen drumheads are an alternative drumhead technology Hart Dynamics has been working on since the early '90s. They are the next generation of mesh drumhead technology and are as close to their Mylar (acoustic drumhead) counterparts as it gets. These heads feature incredible feel, durability, virtually silent operation, and are manufactured exclusively for Hart by Aquarian U.S.A., using Hart Dynamic's proprietary material and specifications.

Kontrol heads are custom designed to fit properly on all acoustic and electronic drums. Install them on acoustic sets to practice without excessive volume or replace the heads on your electronic drums for unsurpassed feel, sensitivity, dynamics, and durability.

FEATURES
Improved mesh drumhead technology
Incredible feel, extreme durability, and virtually silent operation
Custom designed to fit properly on all acoustic and electronic drums
Quiet practice heads for acoustic sets or replacement heads for electronic sets
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Hart DynamicsKontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead
 
4.7

(based on 10 reviews)

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Excellent Feel

I'm really impressed with these heads. I just installed them with dDrum triggers and a DM5 on my Pearl kit and after cranking them way tight and adjusting my sensitivity parameters, I have been...Read complete review

I'm really impressed with these heads. I just installed them with dDrum triggers and a DM5 on my Pearl kit and after cranking them way tight and adjusting my sensitivity parameters, I have been having a blast. The feel, rebound, etc. are top-notch. I was afraid the mesh would be too absorbant but these things play like real heads--even under the extreme pressure I tune too. I'm happily shocked and amazed and the band can hear themselves over my set now! I just put on my headphones, hit as hard as I want, and turn the volume down at the PA. Everybody's happy!

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Hart Dynamics Mesh Heads

Alot of great reviews, I have these installed on my acoustic kit, with tama felt beaters. They lasted about 4 months. I don't play hard either. I cringe at the thought of...Read complete review

Alot of great reviews, I have these installed on my acoustic kit, with tama felt beaters. They lasted about 4 months. I don't play hard either. I cringe at the thought of having to drop another $60 for another. They should of lated alot longer than 4 months. I am disappointed.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Worth the money

By RMVADrum

from R. Mount, VA

Comments about Hart Dynamics Kontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead:

I bought these heads to obtain the feel of a real drum head without the volume. They did exactly that. Allowed me to tone down and also added durability that I had never seen even in a regular drumhead. I also bought the pearl (and I'm a huge Pearl fan) version of the mesh, and it lasted one week, these lasted 6 months. I'm elated that these heads can give the feel of normal heads, and outlast a trusted brand name's product close to ten times.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent Feel

By Nat-1-F_D

from Dayton, OH

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Comments about Hart Dynamics Kontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead:

I'm really impressed with these heads. I just installed them with dDrum triggers and a DM5 on my Pearl kit and after cranking them way tight and adjusting my sensitivity parameters, I have been having a blast. The feel, rebound, etc. are top-notch. I was afraid the mesh would be too absorbant but these things play like real heads--even under the extreme pressure I tune too. I'm happily shocked and amazed and the band can hear themselves over my set now! I just put on my headphones, hit as hard as I want, and turn the volume down at the PA. Everybody's happy!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great alternative to Roland mesh

By studio122

from Watonga, Ok.

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Comments about Hart Dynamics Kontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead:

I recently outfitted my acoustic Pacific kit with the Hart Screens to convert them to V-drums triggering my TD-20 module with DDrum Pro snare triggers all around the kit. One thing that should be stressed is that these heads are single ply mesh heads as opposed to Roland's dual ply mesh so there's going to be considerable stretching involved. So far, I've played them for 4 hours and have had to retighten the heads about two times. Hopefully this will level out soon as I'm running out of tension rod threads but I like my heads very tight. These heads do perform every bit as well as the Rolands and the responsiveness feels more natural actually so we'll see how long these last but so far, so good!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

No more Pearl for me, thanks!

By MaxTheDork

from Pitman, NJ

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Comments about Hart Dynamics Kontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead:

I had a Pearl mesh head on my snare for quiet practice and I did notice that it tended to stretch a lot, until finally it just broke and ripped where the rimshot tends to hit it. While shopping around I wondered, is there anything better? I saw the Kontrol Screen Magnums and I thought, OK they're a little more but let's give them a try.Let me tell you, they are well worth the money. For quiet practice (which is what I use them for), the response is way better than the Pearl head. It's not as flimsy - the mesh is woven very sturdy and it's a thicker head but still gives you silent play. And when I tuned it, it stayed, and didn't stretch more than any mylar head would. All in all it's an excellent head for quiet practice. My neighbors think so too.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Mesh drum heads

By Huck

from Wilmington DE

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Hart Dynamics Kontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead:

    I equipped my entire Pearl vintage drum set with these heads a few weeks ago and love them...they feel very realistic and are virtual noiseless...still early and I only play a few times a week...but so far there have been no durability issues...I highly recommend them for quiet practicing

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    upgrade from acc set to ele.

    By carl dunlap

    from grove, ok.

    Comments about Hart Dynamics Kontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead:

    they are quite and they trigger well.
    so far so good. just put the mesh heard on. using ddrum triggers and alesis d4. they trigger much better than reg. drum heads. if they last it will be great. now see if my studio clients like them. carl @ Raven Studios, Grove Ok.
    they look really well made.
    a little pricey. if they last a long time they will be worth the price.

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    *You Get What You Pay For*

    By Drumslave

    from PNW

    Comments about Hart Dynamics Kontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead:

    That age old saying stands. In line with every review here, these heads although pricey, are worth every penny you will spend. The production quality is noticeable straight out of the package & they do not disappoint. The feel is great. I'm on my way to purchase the few remaining heads I need to complete my kit.

    (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Hart Dynamics Mesh Heads

    By dwthumper

    from Detroit, MI

    Comments about Hart Dynamics Kontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead:

    Alot of great reviews, I have these installed on my acoustic kit, with tama felt beaters. They lasted about 4 months. I don't play hard either. I cringe at the thought of having to drop another $60 for another. They should of lated alot longer than 4 months. I am disappointed.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Spend the money

    By VicFirth1985

    from PA

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    Comments about Hart Dynamics Kontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead:

    Spend the money, and get these. I got a set of these for my DIY acoustic to electric drum set conversion and these have worked great. I originally bought the pearl version but they only lasted a week. Spend the money and do it right the first time.

     
    4.0

    Great mesh Head- transparent

    By Alex_PDX

    from Portland, OR

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Great For Triggering

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Hart Dynamics Kontrol Screen Magnum Drumhead:

        This Mesh Head finaly got my DIY Drop-In Cake-Pan Acoustic to Electric drum project dialed in. I needed a Mesh head for my 13" tom and Roland didn't make a 13" one; not that I'm smitten with Roland, but I wanted something opaque, and their double Mesh (that they have a patent on and won't share) was the only thing in the states.
        This head is great, you really have to stretch it, and stretch it some more, and let it relax, then repeat. Once done stretching and relaxing it triggers GREAT. I've had it only a week, but so far it appears to be very durable, and I've read online reviews about how long it lasts, I'm hoping I'll be saying the same thing. I just hate how it's transparent! I'll try some fabric backing later and hope it doesn't mess up the triggering

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