Roland HD-3 V-Drums Lite Electronic Drum Kit description
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.
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. And it's easy to break down and transport, whether you're going to practice or going to a gaming session with friends.
The Quietest 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 such as the optional PM-03 Personal Drum Monitor (sold separately).
Connect and Play
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 V-Drums Tutor software (sold separately). For gamers, the HD-3 is an ideal addition to your favorite gaming system for hours of fun playing the latest rhythm games on your PS3 or Xbox 360.
Practice and Learn
Using the optional V-Drums Friend Jam or DT-1 V-Drums Tutor software, you can connect your HD-3 and practice along with music designed to teach you drumming and improve your skills. The DT-1 V-Drums Tutor software is sold separately. V-Drums Friend Jam is available as a free download. Both the V-Drums Friend Jam and the DT-1 V-Drums Tutor require a MIDI interface (UM-ONE) that is also sold separately.
V-Drums Friend Jam is an app that makes your daily drum performance and practicing even more fun. Drum practice songs for rock and jazz are available free of charge, and you can use them for an enjoyable practice. If you use this app with the latest Roland V-Drums electronic drum system, your performance score and world-wide ranking will be displayed, allowing you to compete and socialize with drummers around the world.
With the optional DT-1 V-Drums Tutor software, you can connect your Roland V-Drums to your computer (Mac/Windows) and prepare for a learning experience like no other. Enjoy practice in a fun format when you play along with the onboard patterns and songs using the colorful graphical interface. Learn drumming step-by-step from beginning to intermediate levels. Improve your sight-reading with the Notation screen, and enjoy drumming with Game screen. Enhance the V-Drums experience in the home as well as for private lessons and music schools.
Better Life With Music
The HD-3 is a great way to enhance musical expression and enjoyment in your home, apartment, classroom, lesson studio, or anywhere. The HD-3 delivers great sound, a compact design, incredibly quiet performance, connectivity, affordability, and fun. Enjoy a better life with music with Roland and the HD-3 V-Drums Lite.
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Roland HD-3 V-Drums Lite Electronic Drum Kit features
- Fun, compact V-Drums for all levels of drummers, gamers, and home-entertainment enthusiasts
- 20 preset kits with dedicated select buttons and informative backlit LCD.
- Beater-less kick with improved playing feel and low acoustic noise. New cloth-head toms with improved playing feel and design. Dual-trigger pads for snare and crash/ride to improve playability