[Review comparison] Roland TD-15KV and TD-25KV sound very different! Detailed comparison

In 2016, Fei Teng Music Center - Mong Kok store in Hong Kong was already available for sale.

Below are the prices for the Standard Kit:

ROLAND TD-25K $16,980

ROLAND TD-25KV $21,980

ROLAND TD-25K and ROLAND TD-25KV are replacement versions of the older model ROLAND TD-15Kv

ROLAND TD25K and ROLAND TD25KV use TD-30K Snare Drum (pdx-100) and center console,

The top model in home electronic drums.

The following video can clearly hear the old and new versions (ROLAND TD15K vs ROLAND TD25K) voice are:

Roland TD-25K Mesh Electronic Drum

Product desciption

The TD-25K is a mid-level drum kit that allows high-quality drummers to enjoy the performance of the highest-level V-Drums at home and in the studio.

Equipped with the sound engine from the flagship TD-30, the TD-25K brings you the performance expressiveness of Roland's top V-Drums, which are loved and acclaimed by professional drummers around the world.

Its smooth interface makes it easy to create your own drum kit, and the built-in audio recording feature records your performance for personal evaluation or sharing with others.

Other great features include a mesh head pad for a natural punch, the snare drum has hit position sensitivity for added expressiveness, and the VH-11 V-Hi-Hat lets you play with true hi-hat playing technique.

Advanced SuperNATURAL sound source inherited from the flagship TD-30

Sound quality and expressive performance comparable to top V-Drums Simple and intuitive interface for quickly switching and customizing settings for individual drums and cymbals in the kit
PDX-100 10" Mesh Head Snare Drum, Supports Hit Position Sensing and rim shot/cross stick playing Three mesh head mid drums: two PDX-6 6.5" pad mid drums and one PDX-8 8" tomball
The VH-11 V-Hi-Hat can be mounted on a standard traditional hi-hat rack, providing more realistic action and a natural traditional cymbal playing feel
CY-12C 12-inch crash cymbal can show natural shaking action, has cymbal edge/cymbal surface sensor, and supports choke control; CY-13R 13-inch ride cymbal can naturally shake during playing and has cymbal edge/cymbal surface/cymbal center induction
The KD-9 kick drum pad is made of fabric drum skin, which has excellent response and stable percussion. It can be played along with WAV/MP3 songs, and you can record your performance as an audio file and store it on a USB flash drive. Built-in Coach rhythm Trainer function to train your drum skills Quickly enable metronome with dedicated screen, on/off button and speed knob Equipped with USB port for audio/MIDI transmission
Impeccable sound and performance

The TD-25K provides an excellent playing experience, inheriting Roland's SuperNATURAL technology from the flagship TD-30 combined with Behavior Modeling.
The sound engine engine can naturally and flexibly reflect all the details of your performance, providing dynamic, interactive responses, allowing you to express higher-level musical performance. From snare rim shots, hummocks, ornaments and ghost notes, to intense crash hits, and continuous cymbal crescendo to crescendo performances, every delicate performance dynamics is extremely accurate and fluid.

Excellent percussion and performance expression

When you sit in front of the TD-25K, you'll enjoy the performance of high-end V-Drums drum kits.
Fully utilizing the legendary V-Drums mesh drum head pad, the snare drum is equipped with hit position sensing, which can show more subtle and flexible timbre changes according to the hitting point of the pad.
The cymbal plate can show natural shaking action, and supports choke muffled sound, crash can show the sound of cymbal surface/cymbal edge, and the ride cymbal has three sounds of cymbal surface/cymbal edge/cymbal heart.

The VH-11 V-Hi-Hat can be mounted on a standard hi-hat rack and supports open/closed action and cymbal top/side sound, allowing you to perfectly demonstrate traditional playing techniques.

There's also the KD-9 kick drum pad, which provides a natural-tactile fabric head with solid impact response.

Summon the drum kit and play it right away

With an intuitive interface, the TD-25K's sound module lets you choose any musical style and instantly play great sound.

Even as easy as holding the sticks, the large center dial lets you quickly select different drum kits based on the type of music, such as standard drums, rock, jazz, electronic and others.

After you've selected a style, pressing the dial can also switch between different drum kit variations. Next, you can start to show off your drum skills!

Customize your own personal drum kit

The TD-25K makes it easy to edit the sound to match your playing style or a specific piece of music. Just hit the pad to evoke its sound, then use the panel knobs to select instrument sounds and adjust tuning, muting, and volume levels.

Convenient shortcuts allow you to quickly edit Tom's mids, allowing you to specify a timbre and change the muting and tuning of all mids at once. The settings you edit will be automatically saved without redundant operation steps.

If you're not satisfied with the last adjustment changes you made, you can easily undo the changes to go back to the settings you had when you first selected the kit.

Play along with music and record audio files

Want to improvise with the music? Just plug in the USB flash drive that stores your favorite WAV/MP3 songs, and you can play along with them.

In addition to using the normal tempo, you can also repeat the passage you want to strengthen the practice, or slow down the playback speed to make it easier for you to learn fast ornamental playing.

Additionally, you can connect your smartphone to the audio input to play along with songs from your music library or the web.

The drum module is equipped with a USB port, which provides a convenient connection, allowing you to record audio and MIDI data directly to your DAW recording software.

Drum kit configuration drum module
TD-25 x 1
V-Pad (Snare Drum)
PDX-100 x 1
V-Pad (Tom1, Tom2)
PDX-6 x 2
V-Pad (Tom3)
PDX-8 x 1
VH-11 x 1
V-Cymbal Crash
CY-12C x 1
V-Cymbal Ride
CY-13R x 1
Kick Pad
KD-9 x 1
drum stand
MDS-9V x 1
Other expansion pickup input jacks
Accessory Drum Lock, Setup Guide Optional (Optional)
V-Cymbal: CY-13R
Cymbal Stand: MDY Series Pad Stand: MDH Series Personal Drum Monitor: PM-10
Stereo Headphone: RH-300V
Noise Eater: NE-10, NE-1
Optional V-Drums Accessory Kit: DAP-3X
V-Drums Original Carpet: TDM-10, TDM-20
Dimensions and weight (including MDS-9V, sound module, kick drum, cymbal, and drum chair)

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