Roland SPD One Percussion Pad Overview
Introducing the Roland SPD One Percussion Pad, the perfect tool for musicians looking to infuse their performances with genuine percussion sounds.
With 22 realistic percussion sounds, including snares, hi-hats, cymbals, shakers, tambourines, and more, the SPD One Percussion Pad allows you to unleash your creativity and expand your sound palette. What’s more, you have the freedom to import your own original audio data into the 12 internal sound banks, adding a personal touch to your music.
Play Your Way: A Digital Percussion Pad for Every Musician
We understand that every musician is unique, and that’s why the SPD One Percussion Pad is designed to complement your individual style. This compact digital percussion pad can be played with drumsticks, hands, or even your feet, giving you the flexibility to express yourself in the way that feels most natural.
With the ability to adjust sensitivity and trigger threshold settings in seconds using the intuitive control dials, drummers will appreciate the solid feel and natural rebound, while guitarists can confidently stomp on the unit for those energetic four-on-the-floor beats. No matter your instrument or genre, the SPD One Percussion Pad empowers you to create captivating performances without worrying about sore palms or fingers.
Embrace Versatility: From Shakers to Timpani
The SPD One Percussion Pad offers a remarkable range of 22 onboard sounds, faithfully capturing the essence of acoustic instruments. Say goodbye to the limitations of carrying bulky gear to your gigs. Now you can bring instruments like snares, gongs, and timpani that were once impractical to transport.
Need a shaker sound in one song and a completely different instrument in the next? The SPD One Percussion Pad grants you the freedom to switch sounds effortlessly, adding incredible versatility to your performances. It’s simplicity, flexibility, and portability all rolled into one powerful device.
Seamless Integration into Your Setup
With its compact size, the SPD One Percussion Pad seamlessly fits into any instrument setup. The included mounting adapter allows you to easily attach the pad to a hi-hat, cymbal, or tom stand, providing convenient accessibility while you play.
Alternatively, you can opt to place the SPD One Percussion Pad on any solid surface, from the floor to a tabletop, offering the freedom to perform in the way that suits you best. Its adaptable design ensures that your existing gear remains undisturbed, allowing you to focus on your music.
Portable and Durable for Life on the Road
Designed for musicians on the move, the SPD One Percussion Pad is your ideal travel companion. Its compact size and battery operation make it lightweight and easy to transport, fitting effortlessly into your bag or instrument case.
Crafted with a sturdy metal body, this percussion pad is built to withstand the demands of the road, ensuring durability and reliability wherever your musical journey takes you. You can even produce your own sounds on the go, using headphones to fine-tune your creations and seamlessly incorporate them into your set list.
Intuitive Control at Your Fingertips
Operating the SPD One Percussion Pad is a breeze, even for musicians who are not technically inclined. Say goodbye to complex menus and button sequences. Simply turn the bank selector to one of the 12 positions, hit the pad, and let the music flow.
With just four main knobs on the front panel, you have everything you need at your fingertips. Easily customize sounds, adjust overall volume, and balance levels on the fly, putting you in complete control of your performances.
Expand Your Sound with User Sample Import
While the SPD One Percussion Pad 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 Percussion Pad’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 Percussion Pad 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 Percussion Pad to your computer and use it to control software-based sounds, adding depth and realism to your productions with MIDI percussion tracks. It’s the perfect tool to enhance your music and bring your compositions to life.
- Light, compact digital percussion pad that can be played with drumsticks, hands, or feet
- 22 onboard sounds, including genuine 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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