Loaded with Roland's most expressive drum sounds and playing detection technologies to date, TD-50K2 delivers flagship-grade performance in a scaled-down size. Roland's groundbreaking digital snare, ride and hi-hat pads bring ultra-detailed playability to the three most nuanced pieces in the kit, complete with full-size playing surfaces for maximum drumming comfort. The next-generation TD-50X module provides unmatched tone, feel and response, plus deep editing tools to personalize your sound and pro connectivity to take on any playing situation. Compact tom and kick pads minimize the overall footprint without sacrificing playability, making this kit a great choice for home playing, small stages and anywhere that space is tight.
- Flagship electronic drum kit with a space-saving footprint and Roland's most advanced V-Drums innovations
- Next-generation TD-50X sound module with Prismatic Sound Modeling and PureAcoustic Ambience technologies
- 14" PD-140DS digital snare, 18" CY-18DR digital ride cymbal and 14" VH-14D digital hi-hat, all with high-res, multi-sensor triggering for unmatched performance
- KD-140 kick trigger pad and three PDX-100 tom pads
- 14" CY-14C-T and 16" CY-16R-T crash cymbal pads, which feature a 40% thinner design than previous V-Cymbals for greater flex and swing
- Over 900 premium sounds on board, including many new kick, snare, hi-hat, tom and cymbal selections
- Ready-to-play presets based on legendary and contemporary drum kit sounds, purposefully tuned for full, punchy and dynamic sound
- Hands-on interface with dedicated buttons and faders for selecting, customizing and mixing drum sounds
- Massive selection of studio-grade effects, including EQs, compressors, reverbs, multi-effects and more
- Stereo XLR master output and 8 TRS direct outs provide balanced connections to a PA mixer
- Integrated 32-channel USB audio/MIDI interface for professional computer music production
- 4 auxiliary analog trigger inputs for easy kit expansion
- Mix input for drumming with music from a smartphone or laptop
- Import your own WAV samples via an SD card
- Built-in practice functions for developing drumming skills
- Compact MDS-Grand 2 drum stand
Kick pedal, snare stand and hi-hat stand are not included.
Prismatic Sound Modeling: feel the difference
Prismatic Sound Modeling technology in TD-50X makes electronic drums come to life like no other system can, infusing multi-layer samples recorded in world-class studios with sophisticated behavior modeling techniques refined over more than two decades. Inspired by a prism, which refracts a single ray of light into every color in the spectrum, Roland's revolutionary approach produces an unlimited array of sonic colors with every stick hit. The initial attack is followed by a complex mix of rich overtones, just like playing acoustic drums and cymbals. You can feel the sound changing in reaction to your expression, creating that magical, interactive bond that fully immerses you in the emotion of the moment. From subtle ghost notes and detailed articulations to the loudest and most intense playing, your drumming has no boundaries with TD-50X.
Roland digital pads: a revolution in electronic drumming
TD-50X features three special USB trigger inputs for Roland digital pads, allowing you to take full advantage of Prismatic Sound Modeling's vast expressive potential. Multi-sensor detection in PD140-DS snare, CY-18DR ride and VH-14D hi-hat pads works with lightning-fast processing in the module to bring authentic acoustic nuance and detail to these core kit pieces. All your playing techniques translate seamlessly, such as subtly touching the ride to mute the sound or switching at will among head, rimshot and cross-stick playing on the snare. The game-changing VH-14D completes the experience, offering touch sensitivity, tonal variation and open/closed resolution never available in electronic hi-hats until now.
Authentic mesh heads
TD-50K2 features Roland's famous multi-ply mesh heads, with a three-layer head on the snare and two-layer heads on the toms providing natural stick resistance and rebound for ultra-satisfying feel and response. Just like drumheads on acoustic drums, you can tweak the tension to your preference with a standard drum key. And since Roland's mesh heads produce very little acoustic noise, TD-50K2 is perfect for both quiet practice sessions with headphones and live performance setups that require complete volume control on stage.
Save space with no compromise
TD-50K2 is the ideal solution when you want the very best V-Drums performance in a space-saving footprint. With the TD-50X module and digital snare, ride and hi-hat pads, you get all the key components from the top-of-the-line TD-50KV2. Three 10" tom pads and the KD-140 kick strike the perfect balance of reduced size and authentic playability, while 14" and 16" crash cymbal pads provide large-diameter playing surfaces and thin profiles for natural feel and swinging motion. The MDS-Grand 2 stand is both streamlined and rugged and offers ample clearance if you ever want to upgrade to a full-size V-Drums kick like the KD-180 or KD-220 (both sold separately).
Imagine acoustic drums that are mic'd, processed and mixed in a world-class studio: that's what you get when you call up a preset on TD-50X. Developed with top drummers and recording engineers, these inspiring kits let you take on any style at the touch of a button, from traditional jazz to full-throttle metal.
Make the sound your own
Going beyond the presets, TD-50X allows you to customize things at every level, just as you would with an acoustic kit. Make quick adjustments to tuning and muffling or dive deep and build a kit from the ground up by selecting shell depths, drumhead types, cymbal characteristics and much more. Then, put the kit in the space of your choice using PureAcoustic Ambience, with full control of room type, reverberation, stereo width and other parameters at your command.
A studio at your fingertips
After you've tweaked the details of your kit, bring it to mix-ready perfection with TD-50X's impressive array of pro studio tools. Adjust mic settings for various kit elements, then dial in sounds with EQs, compressors and other processing. And for spaciousness and color, tap into the wide selection of high-quality reverbs and multi-effects.
Mix outside the box
When performing with electronic drums, the ability to process sounds outside the kit is vital. TD-50X has ten fully assignable balanced outputs for sending the house engineer whatever drums they need, with or without effects. And via faders on the panel, you can easily control the mix from the stage when you're on your own. The module also excels at computer music production, with the ability to send up to 32 simultaneous channels of digital audio plus MIDI over USB for premium-quality transfer.
Your personal practice partner
TD-50X is loaded with practice features that make every session fun, productive and rewarding. Improve your timing with the metronome and Coach mode exercises, or simply jam along with music played from a smartphone or laptop. The onboard recorder lets you capture and review your playing at any time, complete with the ability to export audio (with or without backing music) for sharing with others. And you can extend your practice even further with Melodics, a free desktop app that comes with 40 lessons, plus unlimited access via a subscription when you're ready for more.
Grow your sound palette with Roland Cloud
Roland Cloud membership unlocks an expanding collection of premium V-Drums sounds and curated kits to further inspire your music. To get a taste of what's available, go to the Downloads tab and grab the TD-50X Free Kits. If you like what you hear, install Roland Cloud Manager on your computer and create a free Roland Account. Next, download the free TD-50X Session Collection 1 via Roland Cloud Manager and install it into your module. If you choose to join up for monthly membership, you'll have unlimited access to new releases the moment they arrive.
|Connectivity||USB and MIDI|
|Included From Manufacturer||
TD-50X drum sound module
PD-140DS digital snare
CY-18DR digital ride
VH-14D digital hi-hat
KD-140 kick pad
3 × PDX-100 toms
MDS-GND2 drum stand
Ferrite core with fastening band
Kick pedal, snare stand and hi-hat stand are not included.
|Product Unique Features||
Integrated 32-channel USB audio/MIDI interface for professional computer music production
Built-in practice functions for developing drumming skills
Roland Prismatic Sound Modeling and PureAcoustic Ambience technologies
Massive selection of studio-grade effects, including EQs, compressors, reverbs, multi-effects and more
|Cymbal Choke Capability||Yes|
|Number of Cymbal Zones|| VH-14D digital hi-hat: high-resolution multi-sensor system
CY-18DR digital ride: high-resolution multi-sensor system
CY-16R-T crash: 3 zones
CY-14C-T crash: 2 zones
|Number of Drum Kits|| 100 kit storage locations
50+ preset kits
|Hi-Hat Stand Included||No|
|Audio Inputs||Dual 1/4" stereo mix input|
|Audio Outputs|| Dual stereo XLR balanced master output
Dual stereo 1/4" unbalanced master output
8 × 1/4" mono balanced assignable direct outputs
|Number of Instrument Sounds||900+|
|Internal Storage Capacity|| 500 total samples maximum
12 total minutes in stereo
24 total minutes in mono
|Kick Pad Surface||Roland KD-140-BC kick drum pad head trigger|
|Kick Pedal Included||No|
|Number of Pads||8|
|Sampling|| Sample import via SD card
WAV format 44.1kHz, 16/24 bits
|Snare Pad Zones/Surface|| High-resolution multi-sensor system
Roland multi-ply 3-layer mesh head
|Snare Stand Included||No|
|Number of Songs/Patterns||±40,000 notes total|
|Storage Type||SD Card;Internal|
|Tom Pad Zones/Surface|| 2 zones
Roland multi-ply 2-layer mesh heads
|Trigger Inputs|| 3 × USB-A digital trigger inputs
14 × 1/4" TRS trigger inputs
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