Designed for drummers at any age or skill level, the HD-3 is a great sounding, lightweight, compact, and affordable drum set that fits neatly and comfortably in any room. In addition to volume control via volume knob and/or headphones, the unique design of the HD-3 delivers ultra-quiet performance so family members and neighbors are not disturbed by the acoustic noise typically associated with drum sets.
- Fun, compact V-Drums for all levels of drummers, gamers, and home-entertainment enthusiasts
- Quiet, integrated pedal design includes improved playing feel and minimizes noise and vibration through floors and ceilings
- 20 preset kits with dedicated select buttons and informative backlit LCD
- New cloth-head toms with improved playing feel and design
- Dual-trigger pads for snare and crash/ride to improve playability
- Metronome with selectable sounds and adjustable tempo
Small Footprint. Incredible Sound. All-In-One Design
The HD-3 has a small physical footprint, yet delivers incredible sound. The 20 preset drum sets cover rock, jazz, hip-hop, percussion, and sound effects, for creative expression in any musical style. The HD-3 sets up quickly, is neat and compact, and can be easily adjusted to fit drummers of any age and height.
Quiet Kick + Cloth-Head Tom Pads + Mesh-Head Snare = Quiet Performance
The quiet, integrated kick pedal has also been enhanced for comfort and improved playing response. This unique design also minimizes noise and vibration through floors and ceilings. Additionally, the cloth-head tom pads feel and respond like acoustic toms. Combined with Roland’s mesh head snare pad, the HD-3 is the quietest drum set on the market.
The HD-3 is equipped with a mix input jack for connecting CD players, MP3 players, and other audio sources. Jam along with your favorite songs, and control the blend of music and your live drumming through headphones or an amplifier*.
*Optional PM-03 Personal Drum Monitor.
Using MIDI you can easily connect the HD-3 to other devices to expand your sound possibilities or connect to a computer and improve your drumming skills with V-Drums Friend Jam or Roland’s DT-1 Drum Tutor software.* For gamers, the HD-3 is an ideal addition to your favorite gaming system for hours of fun.
*DT-1 and required MIDI interface (UM-ONE) sold separately. V-Drums Friend Jam available as a download at no charge.
Better Life With Music
The HD-3 is a great way to enhance musical expression and enjoyment in your home, apartment, classroom, lesson studio – anywhere! Great sound, compact design, low noise performance, connectivity, affordability, and fun! Enjoy a Better Life With Music with Roland and the HD-3 V-Drums Lite.
Audio & Video
Take a guided tour of the HD-3 V-Drums Lite.
HD-3 & DT-1 Overview
Introducing the HD-3 V-Drums Lite and DT-1 V-Drums Tutor.
DVD Owner’s Manual Part 1 - Introducing the HD-3 V-Drums® Lite.
DVD Owner’s Manual Part 2 - JP Bouvet walks you through setting up the HD-3.
Hearing the HD-3
DVD Owner’s Manual Part 3 - Learn how to monitor and amplify your HD-3.
- Kit Configuration
- Snare, Tom x 3, Crash, Ride, Hi-Hat, Hi-Hat Pedal, Kick Pedal
- Drum Kits
- Tempo (40 to 250)
Sounds (3 types)
Volume (10 levels)
- POWER button
Kit button x 10
- 16 Characters, 2 lines (backlit LCD)
- OUTPUT jack* (Stereo miniature phone type)
Headphone jack (Stereo miniature phone type)
MIX IN jack (Stereo miniature phone type)
MIDI Out connector
Trigger Cable connector (DB-25 type)
- Current Draw
- 500 mA
- Owner’s Manual
Thumb Screw for Sound Module x 2
Screw for Foot Pipe x 4
Trigger Cable (Prepositioned in Drum Stand)
- Options (sold separately)
- Personal Drum Monitor: PM-03
V-Drums Accessory Package: DAP-1
V-Drums Mat: TDM-1
- Size and Weight
- Width (W)
- 950 mm
- Depth (D)
- 560 mm
- Height (H)
- 1,170 mm
- 14.5 kg
- * Output jack can be connected with headphones.
- All specifications and appearances are subject to change.
Interactive software application designed to connect V-Drums® to your computer.
V-Drums® Accessory Package
Ideal for entry-level V-Drums owners, allowing them to start playing their V-Drums right out of the box.
Comfortable and lightweight open-air headphones optimized for digital pianos.
Light and comfortable headphones with 40mm drivers and rotating earpieces.
Light and comfortable headphones with 45mm drivers and rotating earpieces.
Open Air Headphones
Professional studio headphones with open air design.
Comfortable and accurate headphones for superior monitoring.
Offer the clarity, sonic accuracy, and comfort needed for mixing and silent practice.
Roland’s top-of-the-line headphones.
RH-5 headphones are perfect for electronic musical instruments such as Roland’s digital pianos and V-Drums.
Attractive in-ear headphones with deeper bass and extended frequency performance.
Comfortable, lightweight, and great sounding stereo headphones.
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