Roland Electronic Drum Kit Guide
Once you've got your general chops down and want to really focus on a particular area then the V-Drum kits have functionality to help. With the USB connection you can record the audio output to a computer, take MIDI out, save & load kits and playback mp3 songs from your library. Record yourself to assess performances or play along with the latest track you've been challenging yourself with.
If you want to know more then check out Rolands Guide To The Best Practice Drum Kits
Roland V-Drums’ USB port can help improve your drumming
Starter Roland Electronic Drum Kits
If that's piqued your interest and you want to know more then check out our guide to the full TD series of Roland electronic drum kits.
Which Roland electronic drum kit should I choose?
TD-11 and TD-15 Drum Kits For Seasoned Players
Maybe you're already an experienced drummer looking to take a step up, either from an acoustic kit or another an entry level electronic drum kit. If so then you'll probably want to focus in on the TD-11 and TD-15 models, mid to high end kits that deliver some serious features.
|Number of instruments||196||500|
|Number of kits||50 (25 Kits/25 User kits)||100 (50 Kits/50 User kits)|
|Kit chain function||No||Yes|
|Instrument Editing Parameters||Head Tuning, Muffling, Snare Buzz, Snare Strainer, Tone Colour, Volume, Pan||Head Tuning, Muffling, Snare Buzz, Snare Strainer, Tone Colour, Volume, Pan|
|Quick edit feature (Tuning, Muffling, Snare strainer)||No||Yes|
|Ambience and Effects||Ambience (10 types), 4-band equaliser||Ambience (10 types), 4-band equaliser|
|On board ‘FX’ engine||No||Yes (10 multi-FX such as compression, saturator, distortion and more)|
|Song player with internal songs||Yes (38 installed + 14 on supplied CD room)||Yes (38 installed + 23 on CD)|
|Internal click (metronome)||Yes||Yes|
|Route click track through headphones only?||No||Yes|
|Internal coach and timing check||Yes (Time Check, Quiet Count and Warm Up’s)||Yes (Time Check, Quiet Count and Warm Up’s)|
|Quick Record function||Yes||Yes|
|USB Memory back up?||Yes||Yes|
|USB Song player (.wav/.mp3 files)||Yes (.wav/.mp3 files)||Yes (.wav/.mp3 files)|
|USB Wireless Connectivity||Yes||Yes|
|USB Audio recording||Yes (Stereo L/R)||Yes (Stereo L/R)|
|Number of Auxiliary Trigger Inputs||1||2|
|Auxiliary ‘Mix In’ Input||Yes (3.5mm Jack)||Yes (3.5mm Jack)|
|Illumination Ring with click sync||No||Yes|
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