Roland SPD S with mount and flash card

The SPD-S Sampling Pad is an affordable and easy way to add sampling to any percussion setup. A great alternative to acoustic triggers and a rack sampler, the SPD-S lets you record CD-quality samples and play them back instantly using six pads and three edge triggers. Compact percussion multi-pad with CD-quality sampling Play any 8 sounds simultaneously via 6 pads and 3 edge triggers Up to 380 seconds of 44.1kHz user sampling (95 seconds in Fine mode) 399 User waveform locations Resampling function and onboard pattern sequencer 30 multi-effects and ambience add dimension to sounds Wave memory expandable via optional Compact Flash cards Mounts easily to conventional drum stands and hardware The Easy Way to Sample Until now, integrating custom drum sounds into a percussionist’s setup meant configuring complicated drum triggers and a MIDI module. That’s why Roland developed the SPD-S Sampling Pad—to give drummers and percussionists an easier and more affordable way to trigger sampled drum sounds and loops. With its generous sampling time, CD-quality sound, and time-tested rubber pads and edge triggers, there’s never been a better way to play custom drum sounds!

Create Your Own Phrases and Effects
The SPD-S includes a powerful multi-effects processor with 30 algorithms and unique ambience effects, giving you the power to sculpt

Expansion is key with the SPD-S. Start with a Compact Flash slot for expanding sampling time and storing waveform data. An External Trigger input lets drummers add an optional drum pad in either a head or head/rim configuration. And with MIDI In and Out, the SPD-S can function as a trigger for external modules or be used in studio setups with a sequencer.

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