Roland SPD One Kick Pad Overview
The Roland SPD ONE KICK is a revolutionary digital percussion pad that empowers musicians of all genres to infuse their performances with authentic kick drum and percussion sounds.
With its impressive collection of 22 realistic percussion sounds, including kick drums, stomp box, shakers, cowbells, and more, this versatile pad opens up a world of creative possibilities. What’s more, you can even import your own original audio data into one of the 12 internal sound banks, allowing for endless customization.
Play the Way You Want: Sticks, Hands, or Feet
Every musician has their unique style, and the SPD ONE KICK is designed to complement your creativity and performance approach. This compact digital percussion pad can be played with drumsticks, hands, or even your feet, giving you the freedom to express yourself effortlessly.
The pad’s robust-yet-sensitive surface offers a solid feel and natural rebound, ensuring a comfortable and dynamic playing experience. Drummers, percussionists, guitarists, DJs, vocalists, and musicians of all kinds can enjoy the versatility and flexibility of the SPD ONE KICK.
Immersive Footplay: Kick and Stomp Box Sounds at Your Command
Featuring a carefully curated selection of 22 internal sounds, the SPD ONE KICK excels at delivering the perfect kick drum and stomp box sounds for footplay. Whether you’re adding infectious four-on-the-floor beats to a solo guitar performance or enhancing your cajon grooves, the SPD ONE KICK makes it incredibly easy.
With just two intuitive knobs, you can instantly adjust the tone and effects to suit your songs, allowing seamless transitions within your set. Drummers, DJs, and musicians from all backgrounds can effortlessly access high-quality kick sounds with the SPD ONE KICK.
Seamless Integration into Any Setup
The SPD ONE KICK seamlessly integrates into your existing instrument setup without disrupting your workflow. Its compact size ensures a hassle-free fit alongside your gear, and the included mounting adapter enables easy attachment to a hi-hat, cymbal, tom stand, or even a mic stand. Alternatively, you can play the SPD ONE KICK without mounting it at all—simply place it on the floor, tabletop, or any solid surface. Versatility and convenience at its finest.
Built to Accompany You Anywhere
Take your music anywhere with the portable and rugged SPD ONE KICK. Its compact size and battery operation make it perfect for musicians on the go. The lightweight design allows for easy transportation, and the metal-body construction ensures durability for life on the road.
Whether you’re practicing, jamming with friends, or performing on stage, the SPD ONE KICK is always ready to deliver outstanding percussion sounds. You can even create and produce your own sounds while on the move, plugging in your headphones and incorporating them into your set list for the night.
Intuitive Control at Your Fingertips
Operating the SPD ONE KICK is a breeze. Say goodbye to complex submenus and button sequences. With just four main knobs on the front panel, you have everything you need at your fingertips. Simply turn the bank selector to any of the 12 positions, hit the pad, and let the magic unfold. Customize sounds, adjust volume, fine-tune balance levels—all in real-time. The SPD ONE KICK empowers you to enhance your performances with ease and flexibility, allowing you to focus on what matters most: your music.
Expand Your Sonic Horizons with User Sample Import
While the SPD ONE KICK comes loaded with an exceptional array of sounds, sometimes you crave the personal touch. That’s where the power of user sample import comes in. Utilizing the convenient USB connectivity, you can effortlessly import WAV audio files up to five seconds long.
Simply drag and drop your files, and voila! Your own custom sounds become part of the SPD ONE KICK’s sonic arsenal. And thanks to the intuitive tuning and effect control knobs, you can modify your imported samples to perfection, seamlessly blending them with the internal sounds. For those seeking even longer sample capabilities, the dedicated SPD ONE WAV PAD is the ideal solution, accommodating up to 4 GB of WAV audio.
Unleash Your Creative Potential with MIDI Control
The SPD ONE KICK goes beyond being a percussion pad—it’s also a powerful MIDI controller for computer-based music production. With built-in USB-MIDI support, you can seamlessly connect the SPD ONE KICK to your computer and use it to control software-based sounds and enhance your productions with realistic MIDI percussion tracks. It’s the perfect tool to add depth, dynamics, and professional flair to your compositions.
- Light, compact digital percussion pad that can be played with drumsticks, hands, or feet
- 22 onboard sounds, including genuine kick drum and percussion sounds
- Import your own WAV data via USB to one of the 12 sound banks
- Edit and control your sounds easily with just four knobs
- Powered by batteries (4 x AA) or AC adapter
- Main output (mono) and headphones output (stereo) for monitoring
- USB-MIDI enables use as a pad controller for music software
- Can be floor or tabletop mounted, or fitted to drum hardware and mic stands using the included mounting adapter
- Instruments: 22
- User Sample: Number of User Sample: 1 Sound Length: 5 seconds Data Format: WAV (44.1 kHz, 1 6bits, Mono/Stereo)
- Controls: INST knob [TUNING] knob [FX] knob [VOLUME] knob [INST VARIATION] button [THRES] knob [SENS] knob [POWER] switch
- Effects: SPD-1E, SPD-1P: Reverb, Delay SPD-1K: Reverb, Distortion
- Indicator: TRIG Indicator
- Connectors: OUTPUT (MONO) jack: 1/4-inch phone type PHONES jack: Stereo 1/4-inch phone type USB port: Micro-B type DC IN jack
- USB: MIDI Mass Storage Class
- Power Supply Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6) x 4 Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4 AC adaptor (DC9V)
- Current Draw: 300 mA (DC IN)
- *Expected battery life under continuous use Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6): Normal use: Approx. 7 hours Maximum load use: Approx. 4 hours Alkaline battery (AA, LR6): Normal use: Approx. 6 hours Maximum load use: Approx. 3 hours *These can vary depending on the specifications of the batteries, capacity of the batteries, and the conditions of use.
- Dimensions: (excluding attachment) 140 (W) x 160 (D) x 56 (H) mm 5-9/16 (W) x 6-5/16 (D) x 2-1/4 (H) inches
- Weight: (including batteries, excluding attachment) 900 g 2 lb
- Owner's manual
- Leaflet "USING THE UNIT SAFELY"
- Attachment screws x 2
- Holder mounting screws (bolt x 1, nut x 1, washers x 2)
- *Acceptable rod diameters: 8.0-12.7 mm (3/8-1/2 inches)
- Alkaline batteries (AA, LR6) x 4
- Options (sold separately)
- AC adaptor: PSA-S series
- Personal drum monitor: PM-10
- Headphones: RH-300V
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