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Roland TD-15KV-S V-Tour Series Electronic V-Drum Kit
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The groundbreaking TD-30 V-Drums kit was the first in history to offer SuperNATURAL sounds and Behavior Modeling. Today, the middle range of the V-Dr...Read More
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Mid-Range V-Drums Powered by SuperNATURAL!
The groundbreaking TD-30 V-Drums kit was the first in history to offer SuperNATURAL sounds and Behavior Modeling. Today, the middle range of the V-Drums family inherits this acclaimed technology with the debut of the TD-15KV and TD-15K V-Tour kits. Drummers can now experience flagship SuperNATURAL performance, authenticity, and expression in a more affordable and compact format.
TD-15 Drum Sound Module with SuperNATURAL
Powered by SuperNATURAL technology, the TD-15 Drum Sound Module provides outstanding playability, superb expressiveness, and pro-level operation. Powerful and affordable, this V-Drums sound engine is ideal for both the live stage and recording studio.
New Lightweight V-Pad PDX-100 for Snare and Floor Tom
As the snare and floor tom, the TD-15KV equipped with the new PDX-100, a lightweight 10-inch mesh head V-Pad with an advanced dual-trigger sensor, a metal rim hoop, a tensionable head, and a compact casing. For perfect positioning, the dual-mounting capability increases your setup versatility.
Attractive Chrome-look V-Pad for Rack Toms
The PD-85BK 8-inch dual-zone V-Pad for toms features Roland's acclaimed dual-triggering technology, resulting in more consistent and accurate sensing between the head and rim. Built tank-tough and ready to take a pounding, the mesh head V-Pad sports a cool black finish with chrome bracket. Used in conjunction with the TD-15 sound module, the pad lets you play rimshots, and the sound will change naturally depending on the strength of your stroke.
Superb Hi-hat Expressiveness with V-Hi-Hat
With eyes closed, drummers will think they're playing a regular two-piece hi-hat. But examine the innovative VH-11 floating hi-hat, and you'll see that it's actually comprised of one floating cymbal pad atop a fixed lower base. Great for fast setup and easy transport, the VH-11 mounts on conventional hi-hat stands, and provides a similar playing feel to a two-piece hi-hat.
*Hi-hat stand not included
Acclaimed V-Cymbals for Crash and Ride
With optimized weight-balance and sensitivity, the CY-12C for crash provides a natural swinging motion and accurate triggering for consistent crash performance, including choke control. As a ride cymbal, the CY-13R offers an enlarged bow area and a realistic playing feel, with accurate three-way triggering for edge, bow and bell.
Natural-Feel Kick Pad
With new mechanics and a cloth-designed bass drum head, the KD-9 provides great feel, dynamic response, accurate triggering and solid playability even with using a double pedal. It's also easy and quick to set up.
*Kick Pedal not included
Custom Stand for V-Tour V-Drums
Designed for the V-Tour series, the MDS-9V is a stable four-leg drum stand with adjustable ball clamps for cymbal arms/snare mount and tilt mechanism for hi-hat mount arm. You can adjust the position of the cymbals and toms freely for the ideal ergonomic setup.
- New sensing technology with Behavior Modeling provides an expressive and natural drumming experience
- Diverse sound library covers a wide variety of musical genres
- Professionally recorded backing songs onboard, ideal for play-along practice and performance
- QUICK EDIT buttons provide instant editing control over tuning, muffling, and snare strainer
- Practice features include Quick Record/Quick Play, plus a unique COACH function that helps players of all levels build drumming skills effectively
- Large LCD and icon-driven user interface for easy operation\
- Assignable CLICK out, illuminated value dial ring and function buttons enhance professional live use
- USB function provides direct connectivity to computer applications, as well as data backup and playback of WAV and MP3 audio songs
- New lightweight mesh PDX-100 V-Pads for snare and floor tom
- Superb hi-hat expressiveness with VH-11 V-Hi-Hat
The Dawn of SuperNATURAL-Powered V-Drum. Play, Feel, Believe. Order today!
TD-15KV-S V-Tour Series Electronic V-Drum Kit
- Kit Configuration
Drum Sound Module: TD-15 x 1 (cable harness and module mount packaged with module)
V-Pad (Snare, Tom3): PDX-100 x 2
V-Pad (Tom1, Tom2): PD-85BK x 2
V-Hi-Hat: VH-11 x 1
V-Cymbal Crash: CY-12C x 1
V-Cymbal Ride: CY-13R x 1
Kick Pad: KD-9 x 1
Drum Stand: MDS-9V x 1 (included in U.S.)
Extra Trigger Input Jack: 2 (CRASH2, AUX)
Accessories: Drum Key, Setup Guide
Options (sold separately): Cymbal Mount: MDY Series Pad Mount:
MDH Series Personal Drum Monitor: PM-10, PM-30 V-Drums
Accessory Package: DAP-3X V-Drums Mat: TDM-10, TDM-20
Size and Weight
Width: 51-3/16 inches (1300mm)
Depth: 47-1/4 inches (1200mm)
Height: 49-1/4 inches (1250mm)
Weight: 57 lbs. 6 oz. (26kg)
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Comments about Roland TD-15KV-S V-Tour Series Electronic V-Drum Kit:
This kit has a great sounding variety of tom sounds, snare sounds, & some decent kick drum sounds, but that's it. This kit is advertised with a realistic Hi-hat Stand that is described as feeling completely natural. Well it doesn't come with one & it feels natural because after spending All that money you still must go out & buy a real stand. This thing only comes with two power cymbals & they do not have dual triggers. You hit the side, it makes a sound, you hit the top, it makes a variation of that same sound. The sound samples are horrible & I found only one cymbal I actually liked. If you love to just jam on the Ride all day & night then you're set because nearly every preset kit is loaded with ride cymbals, but if you want to slam some rock or metal, don't waste your money. Not even the sound of the rim on the snare can be changed.If you change the snare sound, the rim changes with it to a variation of that newly set sound. Another major issue is the connector for all the cables that goes into the module. All the cables merge into one super jack. This means if one cord shorts out, you can not just grab another guitar cable and switch it out, instead I guess you'd have to order a whole new super chord set. (If they even make them for individual sale.) Don't read this & think I'm just here to insult the brand "Roland". I'm in a band & just finished recording all the drums on our newest album using a really Old Roland TD-3, which has been used by three previous owners, & it is so much better than this new one. My old Roland TD-3 has better sounding cymbals & the cymbals are dual triggered so even though I only have four physical cymbals (in comparison to this TD-15KV-S only having 3, 2 if you don't have a spare hi-hat stand laying around) but my old kit has dual triggers on all four cymbals so I actually have eight cymbals I can play at any given time, on top of having a dual triggered snare which allows me to have one sound set for the center of the snare & then a completely different sound for the rim.
- Compact For Gigging
- Easy To Use Module
- Great Sound
- Hi-hat Requires Precision
- Needs Expensive Monitor
- Not Cheap
Comments about Roland TD-15KV-S V-Tour Series Electronic V-Drum Kit:
I must keep my acoustic set at someone else's home where we rehearse, because acoustic drums are equivalent to eviction from my townhouse. For several years I had been practicing on pad at home, but paradiddle will not propel you too far. Eventually the pent up anger and irresistible itch to practice and improve on full set at home have boiled to the point where I decided to invest my scant savings into this expensive toy.
... And the toy has not disappointed.
A teacher on Drumeo.com has brilliantly stated about electronic drums: "they just make you practice more and more". I will say the same about my Roland TD-15 KV. It's simply phenomenal that I can put on headphones and play for hours without annoying anyone else and destroying my ears as acoustic drums do. Roland TD-15 module provides plenty of ways to adjust volume for overall set and individual sources of sound: hats, toms, snare, cymbals, etc...
Overall, I am very satisfied with this model. The feel of sticks on drums and cymbals is very close to acoustic drums, and sensitivity of playing surfaces is superb. Please note that these are still electronic drums, and they will not sound exactly like acoustic set; however, the difference between the two, I could say, is very similar to difference between a quality acoustic piano and quality digital piano.
My few gripes about this instrument are:
- KD-9 bass pad feels somewhat harsh, little less responsive, and less stable than acoustic bass drum. The acoustic sound of beater hitting the pad is also much louder that the rest of TD-15 surfaces. To improve the feel and damp the room sound, I replaced the hammer on my DW 9000 pedal with fluffy old-school Vater Long Range Bomber Beater. In the future I definitely plan to replace it with more realistic, much quieter, and much more sturdier models of bass pads by Roland, which are used on more expensive models of V-Drums.
- Hi-hat requires precise and very consistent stick/pedal action to sound even, especially when playing with sticks while opening/closing pedal. Acoustic hi-hats are more forgiving in this sense. But I look at it from the positive perspective: every drummer must learn to play as accurately as possible. FYI, I use DW 9500 Hi-Hat stand and it works great.
- I have tried playing this kid through someone else's mid-range stereo speakers and was amazed how much better this kit sounds in headphones. If you plan to use the room sound, be ready to invest into expensive, powerful stereo monitoring system.
I am quite satisfied with 50 factory kit sounds in TD-15 module. Some are cheap, some are good, and some are very good. Very luckily, you can tweak and customize these sounds and even entire kits in many ways.
I have not yet tried the recording aspect, but it's definitely coming because I plan to collaborate on recording project with my friends in another city. Bottom line, V-Drums are much cheaper and easier to record that acoustic.
Overall, I am happy with the investment. The mere fact that quality electronic drums such as TD-15 allow many drummers to enjoy a quality practice literally at any time they wish is already priceless. ... And you ears will also love this purchase :))