Roland SPD-SX Sampling Percussion Pad
Digital Percussion Sampling Multi-Pad Controller


Roland's new SPD-SX Sampling Pad is equipped with powerful audio-capturing features, expressive playability, three multi-effects engines, and more. The SPD-SX is a great addition to any acoustic or electronic drum kit, and is ideal for bringing to the live stage, recording studio, or pre-production suite. The latest technology provides the tools needed for fast, superior production.

Roland Percussion Pad Includes:

  • CD-ROM (SPD-SX Wave Manager, USB driver, preload wavedata)
  • Owner's Manual
  • AC Adapter

Roland Percussion Pad Features:

  • 2 GB internal memory, enabling approximately 360 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

Roland Percussion Pad Specifications:

  • Pads: Built-in Pads: 9 (with LED Indicators)
    *Two external trigger inputs are provided, allowing you to connect up to four Pads.
  • Maximum Polyphony: 20 voices
    *Maximum polyphony becomes 16 voices according as an operating state.
  • Number of Recordable Wave Data: 10,000
    *Including preload wave data.
  • Sampling Time (Total time for all wave data): Approx. 180 min. in stereo (360 min. in mono)
    *Since the internal memory included with the SPD-SX contains preload data, the available sampling time will be less than the time above.
  • Data Format: 16-bit linear PCM (WAV/AIFF)
  • Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz
  • Kits: 100
  • Kit Chain: 8 chains (20 steps per chain)
  • Effects:
    • Master Effects (21 Types)
    • Equalizer
    • Kit Effect 1(20 Types)
    • Kit Effect 2 (20 Types)
  • Display: Graphic LCD 128 x 64 dots
  • Connectors:
    • PHONES jack (Stereo 1/4" phone type)
    • MASTER OUTjacks (L/MONO, R) (1/4" phone type)
    • SUB OUT jacks (L/MONO, R)(1/4" phone type)
    • AUDIO IN jacks (L/MONO, R) (1/4" phone type)(with LINE-MIC GAIN control)
    • TRIG IN jacks (1/2, 3/4) (1/4" TRS phonetype)
    • FOOT SW jack (1/2) (1/4" TRS phone type)
    • MIDI connectors (IN, OUT)
    • DC IN jack
    • COMPUTER connector
    • USB MEMORY connector
  • Interface: Hi-Speed USB (USB-MIDI, USB-AUDIO, USB Mass Storage Class, USB Flash Drive)
  • Power Supply: DC 9 V (AC Adaptor)
  • Current Draw: 600 mA
  • Options (sold separately)
    • Pads (PD series, PDX series)
    • Cymbals (CY series)
    • Kick Triggers (KD series)
    • Pad Stand(PDS-10)
    • All-Purpose Clamp (APC-33)
    • Acoustic Drum Trigger (RT-10K,RT-10S, RT-10T)
    • Pedal Switch (DP-2)
    • Footswitch (BOSS FS-5U, BOSSFS-6)
    • Personal Drum Monitor (PM-10, PM-30)
    • USB Flash Memory
      *Use USB Flash Memory sold by Roland. We cannot guarantee operation if other products are used.
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 14-3/8" x 13-1/16" x 3-3/4" (364 x331 x 94 mm)
  • Weight: 5 lbs. 9 oz. (2.5 kg)

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