Roland HPD-20 Handsonic
Roland takes digital hand percussion to a new dimension with the HandSonic HPD-20, a unique and versatile instrument that’s ideal for a wide range of music creators, from percussionists and drummers to electronic dance music performers, composers, and producers. Equipped with the renowned SuperNATURAL sound engine and potent multi-effects, the HPD-20 offers 850 dynamic, ready-to-play sounds, plus the ability to import your own custom sounds via USB flash memory. 13 pads provide ultra-sensitive response and flexible control options for playing onboard sounds and external MIDI instruments with an incredible range of expression.
The HandSonic pad interface also excels in computer music applications, where it’s perfect for playing virtual instruments, recording MIDI and audio performances in DAW software, and much more. And with its convenient trigger inputs, you can easily expand the HPD-20 with a Roland pad and hi-hat controller to build a super-compact percussion set.
Powerful hand percussion instrument for live performance and studio music production
850 ready-to-play sounds include percussion from around the world, melodic instruments, drums, tones for modern electronica beats, and more
Roland’s acclaimed SuperNATURAL sound engine delivers unparalleled tone quality and expressiveness
Import up to 500 of your own WAV sounds via USB flash memory and assign them to pads
Deep editing capability allows you to tweak and layer instruments and process tones with three independent multi-effects engines, ambience, and EQ
13 silicone rubber pads provide ultra-sensitive velocity response and a comfortable feel
Dynamic pad assignments let you dampen, mute, and tune sounds for authentic performance of acoustic hand percussion like congas and tabla
Roll button and Realtime Modify knob; D-BEAM for controlling sounds and effects with hand movements
Easily capture performances and ideas with the Quick Rec function and export them as WAV audio files to USB flash memory
Inputs for connecting a Roland pad and hi-hat controller (sold separately)
USB Computer port for audio/MIDI communication with popular music software, including DAWs and standalone virtual instruments
The new Version 2 system upgrade expands the SPD-30’s onboard kit and phrase libraries, and add powerful new features and functions. Roland’s original Octapad profoundly changed the landscape of electronic percussion. The size of a briefcase, the Octapad offered drummers and percussionists the equivalent of an entire electronic rig in one self-contained unit — a new level of convenience and expression.
Today, decades later, an exciting new chapter in Octapad history begins. The SPD-30 blends the world’s most essential sounds with the latest triggering technology in a road-tough package that’s ready for the most demanding performers.
The latest pad-sensing technology developed for V-Drums provides even and accurate pad triggering with excellent isolation between pads
Four dual-trigger inputs, plus hi-hat controller for adding pads to create a mini kit, or for connecting triggers from acoustic drums
Phrase Loop function inspires your creativity; record your playing in real time and overdub up to three layers
USB connectivity for MIDI and memory storage
Large backlit LCD and pad indicator lights for easy operation in low-light conditions
Rugged, road-worthy design
Roland SPD-SX Sampling Pad
The new SPD-SX Sampling Pad puts powerful sample creation and playback under your sticks with innovative audio-capturing features, expressive playability, three multi-effects engines, and much more. The perfect addition to any acoustic or electronic drum kit, percussion setup, DJ booth, or keyboard rig, the SPD-SX is equally at home on the live stage, in the recording studio, pre-production suite, or dance club.
The SPD-SX takes many of the proven concepts from its predecessor and raises them to a new level. Whether you’re firing off one-shot samples, looped phrases, or complete audio playback tracks, the SPD-SX is loaded with the latest technology and tools to get the job done with speed, precision, and convenience. Enjoy the most advanced triggering and sampling technology in a sleek, easy-to-use percussion instrument.
Unique sampling-pad concept — the only instrument of its kind in the world
4 GB internal memory, enabling approximately 720 minutes of sampling (mono) without requiring external memory
Nine velocity-sensitive rubber pads, two external dual-trigger inputs
Easy capturing and assignment of audio data through Multi-Pad Sampling
Three units of multi-effects onboard, with two real-time control knobs and four dedicated effect buttons
Individual Pad Dynamics indicators show pad status and audio-level activity during performance
Expanded USB functionality (USB Mass Storage, USB MIDI/AUDIO, USB Memory)
Wave Manager software included for easily importing, assigning, and organizing samples
Large backlit LCD