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KAT Percussion KT1-US 5-Piece Electronic Drum Kit 

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The KT1 by KAT Percussion features over 150 sounds with 10 user-programmable drum set configurations that emulate a wide range of musical styles - fr...Click To Read More About This Product

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An innovative digital kit with features and a price for acoustic percussionists.

The KT1 by KAT Percussion features over 150 sounds with 10 user-programmable drum set configurations that emulate a wide range of musical styles - from rock to reggae, jazz to electronic. KAT digital sounds and drum kit set-ups were all carefully created and engineered by professional drummers. This has resulted making a KAT Drum Set a more realistic and drummer-friendly experience than other kit in its price range.

In addition to 150 percussion sounds and 10 programmable kits, the KT1 USB Control Module comes with 40 play-along tracks that you can jam to and a metronome click-track with nine time signatures to help you lock in your groove. In addition to USB/MIDI connectivity and 1/8" and 1/4" I/O jacks, the module also features an adjustable on/off reverb and a built-in MIDI sound library.

The drum pads specially designed rubber, trigger pads are 8" in diameter and respond with a familiar stick rebound that feels completely natural. The cymbals include a 10" hi-hat and chokeable crash, along with an overzied 12" ride. All of the cymbal pads are height and angle adjustable. Filling out the low end of this setup, the kick tower (included) features an 8" pad and an engineered support structure for an authentic bass drum feel.

Mount all of these components on a pre-assembled rack with high-quality, non-slip rack with a pre-labeled wire harness. Then turn on the module, choose your settings and start playing!

FEATURES
  • KT1 USB Control Module
  • Shock absorption kick tower w/8" pad
  • Hi-hat trigger pedal
  • (1) 12" Ride cymbal
  • (1) 10" Chokeable crash cymbal
  • (1) 10" Hi-hat cymbal
  • "Silent Strike" bass drum pedal beater
  • Drum rack with mounting hardware (preset for quick setup)
  • Multi-pin breakout audio cable snake for easy set up
  • One pair of drumsticks
  • Drum key
  • Five gray velcro ties
  • Assembly instructions

With the KT1 kit, you™ll be playing in no time. Order today!

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KAT PercussionKT1-US 5-Piece Electronic Drum Kit
 
2.3

(based on 3 reviews)

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2.0

Poor reliability!

By Drummerman

from Pekin, IN

About Me Experienced

Pros

    Cons

    • Poorly Made

    Best Uses

      Comments about KAT Percussion KT1-US 5-Piece Electronic Drum Kit:

      First let me give credit where it is due. I have owned my KAT kit for about 3 1/2 months. Through the failure of first high hat pad after about 2 months, then the main controller and high hat pedal about a month later, the KAT company has been reasonable in replacing these items. However, now after about a week after playing "another" new hat pad, the pad has stopped working! Whether this is the pad or the main controller ("brain") I do not know. I have called the local music store where I had purchased the kit and he is going to call the company and have them send another pad. I am hoping that the company will continue to replace these items as they fail.
      When I first purchased this kit I was very happy with the sound and the feel of most of the drums and cymbals. The only fault I found lied in the ride cymbal which tended to play at a much lower volume, and was less responsive than the rest of the components. Still, I accepted this flaw and was happy until the high hat pad stopped working. The volume on the pad kept falling and eventually the pad sent no signal at all. Even then, I understood that things happen and thought that it was just a matter of a bad pad. As I stated above, the company was reasonable in sending a new pad (it was the wrong pad, but they did send it). The next thing to go out was the high hat foot controller and "brain" (they were never certain which). I was told to bring the pad, wiring harness, main controller, and foot pedal to my local dealer which I did. The dealer checked out everything and called the company stating that he was uncertain as to the cause of the problem. A couple of days later I received a call and was told that the company was sending out a new kit. Fair enough.
      After about a week I received the new kit and set It up. Now, though suspicious of the quality based on recent experience, I was happy to have the new kit and hoped that all would go well with it. After about a week (probably 3 days of actual playing) the high hat pad is out again. As I stated above, the local dealer is going to ask them to send out another pad.
      I am generally not one to write a bad review about anything. I don't like the idea of writing a review that may hurt a business just because I happened to get the one bad product they produced. However, with so many component failures in such a short time, I have to reasonable conclude that the KAT kits are just poorly made. While I don't expect a Roland kit at the price of the KAT, I do expect that a brand new kit would last more than a few months without multiple problems. Unless you want to potentially spend a lot of time waiting for replacement parts, and less time drumming, I would recommend avoiding this product.

      (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      KT1-US 5-Piece Electronic Drum Kit

      By n/a

      from Orlando, fl

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Brain Is Very Limited
        • Flat Sound
        • Not Sensitive

        Best Uses

          Comments about KAT Percussion KT1-US 5-Piece Electronic Drum Kit:

          Brain is very limited. Plenty of preprogamming but too limited on customized sounds. Not very sensitive or dynamic.
          Too expesive, even at the sale price for the toy that it is.

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Cool kit

          By rockdrummer81

          from Los Angeles, CA

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Easy Setup
          • Good Variety Of Sounds
          • Great Sound
          • Sensitive

          Cons

          • No Pedal

          Best Uses

          • Band Rehearsal
          • Home Practice
          • Recording

          Comments about KAT Percussion KT1-US 5-Piece Electronic Drum Kit:

          I've had my kit for a few months now and have been able to use it for recordings and band rehearsals. Pretty cool kit sounds and fun to play.

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