Rolands New Super-Quiet KT-9 Kick Trigger Pedal & FD-9 Hi-Hat Controller
Feeling frustrated that your Electronic Drum Set doesn’t exactly give your neighbours a quiet night?
Roland may solve your issue with the newly developed KT-9 Kick Trigger Pedal and FD-9 Hi-Hat Controller which deliver super-quiet performance without sacrificing feel or playability.
KT-9 Kick Trigger Pedal
KT-9 Kick Trigger Pedal offers beaterless design which combines foot pedal & striker into a single compact unit that’s extremely quiet when played.
A newly developed link mechanism provides the true feel and response of a traditional design.
Now, exactly how quiet is it? In comparison to the Roland KD-9 beater-equipped kick pedal, the KT-9 Kick Trigger Pedal generates 85% less audible sound in your room and 63% less to rooms below.
That’s not simply substantial that’s dramatic!
FD-9 Hi-Hat Controller
The FD-9 Hi-Hat Controller features an all-in-one design like the KT-9, and incorporates a similar link mechanism for a marked reduction in operational noise.
Compared with the Roland FD-8 Hi-Hat Controller, the FD-9 produces 50% less audible sound in your room and 15% less to rooms below.
The pedal’s feet ensure total stability, letting the user work the FD-9 Hi-Hat Controller as hard or soft as they like to pick up every nuance, with support for aggressive moves like hi-hat splashes.
Common Features of KT-9 Kick Trigger Pedal & FD-9 Hi-Hat Controller
Both KT-9 and FD-9 are rock solid when used on any “traditional” floors. With integrated feet, adjustable anchors for stability, its rock solid on carpeted surfaces as well.
Each pedal features two heavy-duty springs. And the tension is fully adjustable to optimize the feel for your personal taste. A toe-stopper is included on each pedal as well, providing a familiar touch carried over from acoustic pedals.
The KT-9 Kick Trigger works with a trigger input on any V-Drums module or Roland percussion pad.
The FD-9 Hi-Hat requires a dedicated hi-hat trigger input. Which is found on all V-Drums modules and percussion pads like the OCTAPAD SPD-30 and HandSonic HPD-20.