Roland releases an upgraded Series 2 Drum Kit and Acoustic Design Kit

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Roland releases an upgraded Series 2 Drum Kit and Acoustic Design Kit

Words by Alex Marcocci

Achieve "premium sounds" with the compact Series 2 V-Drum kit

With a 12-inch mesh-head snare, 10-inch toms and two slim cymbals including 14-inch ride, Roland says “the TD-17KV2 is the most affordable way to experience the acclaimed TD-17 V-Drums series”.

What you need to know:

  • Roland released a new drum kit series: TD-17KV2, TD-17KVX2, TD-27KV2, VAD307, VAD507.
  • Players can use Roland Cloud to explore a variety of new kits, effects and additional sounds.
  • New thin 12″ and 14″ cymbals come with the TD-17 series kits.

Read all the latest gear news here.

The TD-17KVX2 takes your performance to the next level with pad upgrades. Mounted on an acoustic stand, the 12-inch floating hi-hat, crash cymbal, mesh-head snare, and three slim-profile cymbals helps you play with accuracy.

The TD-27KV2 model is “an expressive drum kit for recording and rehearsal duties”. There is enough room to feel comfortable when playing the digital snare, hi-hat, and ride pads. Players can record up to 28 channels of audio and carry their sound with direct audio outputs.

These models connect via Bluetooth.

The acoustic VAD307 is a small kit with thin cymbals and shallow-depth shells, perfect for at home usage. Featuring double-braced stands with tom mounts and cymbal boom arms, thin crash, and ride cymbals, it provides all the acoustic tones.

The acoustic VAD507 is a full-size acoustic drum experience, combining the easy use of electronic drums. It includes full-depth and diameter wood shells, wrapped and placed on double-braced chrome stands. The digital hi-hat and heavy-duty cymbal help with expression.

Head to Roland for more information.