The Roland SPD-SX is a sampling percussion drum pad, putting powerful sample creation and playback under your sticks. Featuring innovative audi0-capturing features, expressive playability, three multi-effects engines and much more. Resulting in an instrument that’s going to be the perfect addition to your acoustic or electronic drum kit, or DJ setup. Found equally at home either on the live stage, recording studio, production suite or dance club. And taking proven concepts of its predecessor and raising them to a new level. Whether you’re firing off one-shot samples, looped phrases or complete audio playback tracks; the SPD-SX Roland drum pad is loaded with technology. Getting it done with speed, precision, and convenience. With the most advanced triggering and sampling technology around, you’ll enjoy this sleek and easy-to-use percussion drum pad instrument.
Packed with Features
Equipped with 9 highly sensitive rubber pads, 2 independent real-time control kobs, and 4 dedicated effect buttons. Resulting in ultimate accuracy and fully dynamic performance, while a large backlit LCD provides easy-to-read data in all varieties of environments. Featuring LED-backlit pads, showing you which pads are in play and which aren’t. Additionally, the lights change illumination strength depending on your audio level, similar to what you’d see on a mixing board. While high contrast, red divider lines help you see the pad zones clearly when on stage.
With an increasing demand for drummers and percussionists to incorporate audio samples into their performance. The SPD-SX will satisfy your needs, with essential features such as; individual click output routing, dedicated volume controls, Pad Check function, individual Sub Out, and more.
Built with three multi-effects units onboard: 1 master and 2 assignable units. Letting you perform in real-time like a DJ using the dedicated front-panel controls. Get your hands on the filter, delay, short looper, and user-assignable effect — all of which can be creatively adjusted with the four front-panel buttons and two control knobs.
Additionally, there’s much more to the SPD-SX than meets the eye. Featuring a powerful lineup of inclusions built into this powerhouse, including Multi-Pad Sampling. Strike each pad at the appropriate start and endpoints, while audio streams from your audio player or computer. Automatically assigning and truncating the sample to that pad.
Including a generous 4GB of internal memory, allowing you to store and carry your entire sample library inside. Giving you the ability to house approximately 720 minutes of audio (10,000 files) at 16-bit, 44.1 kHz, mono. While the built-in USB port lets you directly import audio files and samples from your USB stick. A convenient way to transfer files, assign your pads and organize your sounds efficiently.