For Immediate ReleaseRebecca Eaddy
Marketing Communications Manager
Roland Corporation U.S.
ROLAND INTRODUCES NEW V-COMPACT SERIES V-DRUMS
SuperNATURAL Comes to Affordable V-Drums
Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 2012 — Roland is pleased to announce the TD-11KV and TD-11K V-Drums® V-Compact® Series, two new kits in its industry-leading lineup of V-Drums electronic percussion products. Featuring a new sound module powered by Roland’s revolutionary SuperNATURAL® sounds and superior playing feel with patented mesh-head pads, the TD-11KV and TD-11K kits offer drummers top-level V-Drums performance at an affordable price.
The TD-11KV and TD-11K kits include the new TD-11 Drum Sound Module, which delivers ultra-expressive percussion tones with SuperNATURAL sounds produced by Behavior Modeling technology. Originally introduced in the flagship V-Drums V-Pro® Series, this exciting level of performance is now available in V-Compact models.
The TD-11 features 190 instruments and 50 user-customizable drum kits, plus a new powerful Ambience feature and 10 trigger inputs. Simple to use, the module offers a large LCD and an intuitive interface for easy navigation and sound customization, plus Coach and Quick REC functions to help build drumming skills. Two different USB ports allow users to play audio files from convenient flash media and connect directly to computers for MIDI/Audio over USB.
Roland’s acclaimed mesh-head pads are included throughout the TD-11KV set. There are PDX-8 mesh-head V-Pads™ for the snare and floor tom, plus two PDX-6 mesh-head V-Pads for the rack toms. Additional components include the KD-9 Kick Trigger Pad, a CY-5 Dual-Trigger Cymbal Pad and FD-8 Hi-Hat Controller, CY-12C and CY-13R/C V-Cymbals® for crash and ride, and the new MDS-4V Drum Stand.
The very affordable TD-11K set offers a PDX-8 mesh-head V-Pad for the snare, three PD-8A rubber-head Single Trigger Pads for the toms, and a KD-9 Kick Trigger Pad. Also included is a CY-5 Dual-Trigger Cymbal Pad and FD-8 Hi-Hat Controller, CY-8 Dual-Trigger Cymbal Pads for crash and ride, and the MDS-4V Drum Stand.
The TD-11KV and TD-11K V-Drums V-Compact Series will be available in late spring. For more information, visit www.RolandConnect.com.
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