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Evans EMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead Black 20 Inches

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      EvansEMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead
       
      4.6

      (based on 49 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (39)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (5)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (2)

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        (2)

      86%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Functional (5)
      • Good quality (4)
      • Improves sound (4)
      • Easy to use (3)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts (3)
        • Practicing (3)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Novice (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        BOOM goes the bass drum

        I love the Evans EMAD bassdrum heads. I used them on my 22" rock bass as well as my 18" jazz/acoustic bass, and I recommend them to all my drumming...Read complete review

        I love the Evans EMAD bassdrum heads. I used them on my 22" rock bass as well as my 18" jazz/acoustic bass, and I recommend them to all my drumming friends. Both drums sounds amazing with these heads. The EMAD system does a great job of providing just enough dampening without killing the tone. I've never had any quality issues with the foam. In fact, I sometimes use an extra foam ring on my 16" floor tom. Great product!

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        Waste of money

        I thought this head would solve my problems. I had an Evans EQ3, which I absolutely loved. The hole cracked from the microphone bumping the edge, and I eventually blew a hole threw...Read complete review

        I thought this head would solve my problems. I had an Evans EQ3, which I absolutely loved. The hole cracked from the microphone bumping the edge, and I eventually blew a hole threw the head. I thought the EMAD would be the way to go, but I was wrong. It is the same thickness as the EQ3, but it produces extra overtones, which I hate. I never had to throw a blanket in my bass drum, but now I do. In addition to that, the pads are horrible. I put them on properly, never tearing them, and they both ripped after one use. I'm not a heavy hitter by any means. I should have read the reviews before I bought this head. Save a few extra bucks and get the EQ3 if you are an Evans fan, because this one is not worth it.

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        5.0

        Great product

        By JT

        from Charlotte,NC

        About Me Experienced

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          Cons

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              Comments about Evans EMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead:

              I'm a heavy hitter and like a wide open sound as well as a deep controlled sound. That is usually tough to achieve. Evans Emad systems have really made that possible. The addition of the resonant head to the Emad system is the last piece of the puzzle. I feel like I have total control now of the tone I get. Well
              Done Evans! Highly recommend!

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              4.0

              Needed a hole!!!

              By tatts

              from Niantic, Il.

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              Pros

              • Functional
              • Tunes Easy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Practicing
                • Recording

                Comments about Evans EMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead:

                I like Evens Heads. I needed a Resonant Head with a hole so i could mic the bass drum. Works great. The hole has a plastic ring around the hole for added support. I didn't notice much sound difference, maybe a little deeper. I'm going to get the Evens Batter Head soon. That's where i hope to hear a difference from the stock head.

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                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Evans Resonant Ported Head

                By NY Drummer

                from New York

                About Me Professional Musician

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Fit

                  Best Uses

                  • Shallow Snack Bowl

                  Comments about Evans EMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead:

                  Let me start by saying I have always had good luck with Evans products. This ported bass drum head simply did not fit the drum. It was so oversized, I could slip my finger between the rim and the shell. I sent if back. A second head came and had exactly the same "defect." Finally, after going through this twice, I asked if they would switch to another brand. I received a Aquarian resonant, ported head and it fits perfectly. I don't know if this was just a bad batch of heads, but I might be hesitant to order an Evans bass drum head again. I am curious if anyone else has had this experience.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Does what it says!

                  By CHOP-CHOP

                  from Bismarck,Mo.

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • If You Want A Great Sound

                    Comments about Evans EMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead:

                    Along with the EMAD Black onyx batter, my bass goes BOOM,BOOM,BOOM just the way i like it.

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                    5.0

                    Great 'Head'

                    By captain_randy

                    from San Diego, CA

                    About Me Novice

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Evans EMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead:

                    Great value . . sounds awesome!

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                    5.0

                    Well Designed Drum Head

                    By Drummer Man

                    from Rock Hill, SC

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Evans EMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead:

                    This head with integrated microphone hole works extremely well. In the past, I had cut my own mic holes but the way Evans integrated the hole into this head is just perfect. The placement is right where it needs to be and the soft foam material around the opening provides a look and feel of quality far beyond what my heads looked like with DIY holes. Highly recommend this.

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                    5.0

                    Adds volume and punch

                    By Metaldrummerguy

                    from Alaska

                    About Me Professional Musician

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                    Pros

                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Concerts
                      • Recording

                      Comments about Evans EMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead:

                      I put this head on my 18" bass drum and it sounds great and it makes a small bass drum sound much tighter and louder than most other heads. If youre going for a pro sound, this is what you need.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Amazing i love this

                      Comments about Evans EMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead:

                      I do reccomend this to anyone who is looking for a Embad bass head
                      I like this very much the features are nice i reccomend anyone to buy this for any type of sounds.
                      I think the price is a little too high but its better then what i have seen around for my 22inch

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                      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Converting to Evans

                      By DGS

                      from Nashville

                      Comments about Evans EMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead:

                      I had always play Remo- exclusively. I took a chance and bought the EMAD system (batter and resonant) for my kick drum and I couldn't be happier. I use the wider of the two rings supplied with nothing else for dampening. I did not port the resonant head, although I think I might someday jst for fun. I play a 22"X20" maple shell kick and the EMAD plus the extra depth gives a sound that I've never been able to get to this point in 30+ years pf playing. Keep bass drums heads in perspective please- shell material. drum size, and the person on the throne account for 90% of the drum sound equation. Heads are the remaining 10%.
                      Love the two provided foam rings. It's all you need to get be up and running in about 10 minutes. No more experimenting with duct tape, paper towels, and other junk.
                      Evans, you've come a long way...
                      All drum heads seem overpriced. This is no exception. Not horrible though

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      used on my 24" Bass Drum

                      By Nettie Cardoso

                      from WIsconsin

                      Comments about Evans EMAD Resonant Bass Drumhead:

                      This has just the right over tone a drummer who wants a rumble resonating deep bass overtone with no additional dampening, very impressed! Gave me a new found respect for evens drum heads never used them before always used Remo
                      This has just the right over tone a drummer who wants a rumble resonating deep bass overtone with no additional dampening, very impressed! Gave me a new found respect for evens drum heads never used them before always used Remo

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