When you’re serious about drumming, you need a kit to match your ambition. The V-Drums TD-17 series lets your technique shine through, backed up with training tools to push you further. Combining a TD-50-class sound engine with newly developed pads results in an affordable electronic drum kit that’s authentically close to playing acoustic drums – accurately mirroring the physical movement, stick coordination and hand/foot control that every drummer needs. Meanwhile, an array of built-in coaching functions will track your technique, measure your progress and increase your motivation. Becoming a better drummer is still hard work, but the TD-17 can help you get there.
- Over 50 kits and 310 sounds inherited from the flagship TD-50 sound module
- 12" mesh snare with adjustable tension
- 8" mesh toms with separate head and rim triggering
- VH-10 Electronic Hi-Hat mounts on a standard hi-hat stand (Not Included)
- 2 x 12" crash cymbals with dual-zone triggering
- 13" ride cymbal with 3 trigger-zones (Bow/Bell/Edge)
- KD-10 kick pad feels like an acoustic kick drum
- Compact and stable drum rack with all nessesary cymbal arms and clamps
- Two additional trigger inputs for adding extra pads
- Send audio and midi over bluetooth (Audio in / MIDI out)
- Audio and MIDI over bluetooth
Realistic pads for uncompromising performance
Some electronic kits use much smaller pads than you’d typically find on an acoustic kit – but because the drumstick has to hit the center of each drum, these smaller pads can actually feel further away from you. This is especially true if you’ve moved from playing a 14-inch acoustic snare to an 8-inch rubber pad. The 12-inch dual-mesh PDX-12 snare* is tension-adjustable for authentic and satisfying rebound, while the height of the snare hoop is much closer to that of an acoustic snare so you can hit an open rim shot with a natural stick angle. If you’re serious about drumming, the TD-17 lets your technique shine through without asking you to compromise.
Ideal for perfecting hi-hat techniques
The TD-17KVX comes with the VH-10 V-Hi-Hat which uses a single-cymbal floating design that can be mounted and played on a traditional acoustic hi-hat stand. It provides the same playing feel as an acoustic hi-hat with natural rebound feel and swinging motion of the hi-hat cymbal. It also features open/closed motion and bow/edge sounds for executing traditional playing techniques to perfection.
The essential tools to improve your drumming
First thing’s first: drummers should be able to keep a solid beat before moving on to the exciting stuff. But mastering the basics is exciting too, as it provides a solid foundation for building your skills, not forgetting that tracking your progress is highly motivating too. The TD-17 module includes a Coach Mode to support your daily exercise regime. You can warm up, develop your sense of groove, tempo and timing, and even work on your stamina – all with a score that tells you how you’re doing.
The feel of an acoustic kick drum (but quieter)
A nice solid kick drum usually comes with a nice loud noise. Sometimes that’s exactly what you want, but your family or neighbors may not feel the same way. The KD-10 kick pad absorbs much of the noise thanks to its rubber cover combined with a dedicated cushion, but retains that satisfying kick drum ‘thud’ when a beater buries into a bass drum head, so it’s ideal for playing at home where loud noise may cause problems. It’s compatible with all standard kick pedals, single or double kick.
Import samples and sound just like the record
For some performances, you simply have to use a specific sound. The TD-17 module can import samples so you can trigger original single-shot drum samples, or introduce entire audio phrases, sequences or vocals. Imported samples can even be mixed and layered with internal TD-17 sounds, to create a powerful and full drum sound that matches the real thing.
Quality, Compact Rack
The TD-17 comes with a space efficent and sturdy rack that will allow you to adjust your pads just they way you want them and have them stay put. A metal center-horizontal joint bar provides improved stability and solidness during frequent set-ups and tear-downs, and lower weight-balance and black-tone provide stability and visual cleanliness.
|Included from Manufacturer||Sound Module: TD-17 x 1
Snare: PDX-12 x 1
Tom: PDX-8 x 3
Hi-hat: VH-10 x 1
Crash: CY-12C x 2
Ride: CY-13R x 1
Kick: KD-10 x 1
Drum stand: MDS-COMPACT x 1
|Number of Pads||8|
|Snare Pad Zones/Surface||Dual Zone Mesh|
|Tom Pad Zones/Surface||Dual Zone Mesh|
|Cymbal Choke Capability||Yes|
|Kick Pad Surface||Low-noise design with rubber cover and dedicated cushion|
|Hi Hat Stand Included||No|
|Kick Pedal Included||No|
|Snare Stand Included||No|
|Drum Kits||100 (Preset: 50)|
|Trigger Inputs||Crash 2, Aux|
|Sampling||Sample Import - .wav files up to 295 seconds (mono) or 148 seconds (stereo)|
|Internal Storage Capacity||SD Card|
|Audio Inputs||1/8" Mix in|
|Audio Outputs||1/4" L/Mono + R
|Connectivity||USB, MIDI (Out Only)|
|Storage Type||SD Card|
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