Roland PD-140DS V-Pad : 14 Inch Snare Drum Pad

Roland PD-140DS Snare Pad 14 Inch V-Pad Top

Roland PD-140DS – A 14-Inch Snare Pad with Advanced Multi-Sensor Triggering

Roland PD-140DS Snare Pad 14 Inch V-Pad Bottom

Roland continues to revolutionize electronic drums, and the newly developed digital trigger pad Roland PD-140DS is no exception. This innovative Snare Pad work directly with the powerful processing in the flagship TD-50 sound module.

By incorporating the very latest technologies, never before have electronic drums been so true to life.

The Roland PD-140DS V-Pad combines snare tradition with highly advanced triggering and exceptional sensitivity. A Sensitivity which is communicated to the TD-50 drum module via a high-speed digital connection.

Advanced Sensor System And A Mesh With Natural Rebound

A brand-new, three-layer Mesh Head is fitted to a standard 14-inch Shell, providing natural rebound and feel that’s instantly familiar to play.

Due to Roland‘s new multi-element sensor system, your strokes across every area of the pad are more closely detected than ever before. The playing dynamics of Roland PD-140DS Snare Pad are captured in minute detail.

Roland PD-140DS Snare Pad 14 Inch V-Pad

Available playing methods (triggers) includes:

  • Head Shot (High resolution positional detection, Wide dynamic range).
  • Rim shot (Depth detection, Wide dynamic range).
  • Brush sweep

In addition, traditional cross stick technique is automatically detected as the pad senses your hand position and consequently adjusts accordingly.

Producing snare sounds that are natural, detailed, and bursting with character. The Roland PD-140DS delivers all-new levels of performance and playability.

Roland PD-140DS Snare V-Pad ships with Owner’s manual, Connection cable and a Drum key.

Roland PD-140DS Key Features

  • High-resolution sound triggering with accurate positional detection.
  • Designed for use with the flagship TD-50 sound module.
  • Play cross sticks using traditional techniques, with no need to adjust settings inside the module.
  • Three-ply mesh head provides natural rebound, playing feel, and response.
  • Standard acoustic-style 14-inch diameter offers a familiar look, presence, and playability.
  • Reflective steel shell makes a visual impression on the stage.

Roland PD-140DS Specifications

  • Drum Pad size: 14 inches.
  • Drum Shell depth: 4.3 inches.
  • Tension rods: 8.
  • Drum Head: 3-ply mesh head (Floating mid-layer structure).
  • Multi element sensor system: Head sensor, 3 Position sensors, Rim sensor, 3 Cross-stick sensors and 3 Built-in sensing processor.
  • Supported covering size: 98 (width) x 1,060 (length) mm.
  • Thickness: 1 mm or less.
  • Connector: DIGITAL TRIGGER OUT plug compatible with Roland drum sound module equipped with DIGITAL TRIGGER IN port.
  • Power supply: Supplied from DIGITAL TRIGGER IN port (DC 5 V).
  • Current Draw: 90 mA.

Roland PD-140DS Size and Weight

  • Width: 380 mm (15 inches).
  • Depth: 380 mm (15 inches).
  • Height: 160 mm (6-5/16 inches).
  • Weight: 4.9 kg (10 lbs. 13 oz.).

Roland’s New Drum Products Featuring TD-50 Drum Module

And So They Were… Unleashed! 9 New Drum Products from Roland… If Beginning With The Most Interesting Ones, We Have:

Roland TD-50 Drum Sound Module


Roland TD-50 Drum Sound Module, An advanced prismatic sound modeling with own custom samples.

Roland TD-50KV V-Drums Kit


Roland TD-50KV V-Drums Kit. All-new flagship kit with enhanced playability, high-resolution sound and advanced features.

Roland TD-50K V-Drums Kit

ROLAND TD-50K V-Drums Kit

Roland TD-50K V-Drums Kit, A scale-down of the flagship using the new MDS-50K black drum stand.

Roland TD-1KPX Portable V-Drums


Roland TD-1KPX Portable V-Drums Kit. Authentic playability, Mesh Head pads and maximum portability.

Roland PD-140DS V-Pad Snare


Roland PD-140DS V-Pad Snare. 14-inch, multi-element sensor system and a three-layer mesh head.

Roland CY-18DR V-Cymbal


Roland CY-18DR V-Cymbal, A Comfortable 18-inch size with familiar motion, plus a new high-resolution, multi-sensor system.

Roland KD-A22 Kick Drum Convertor


Roland KD-A22 Kick Drum Convertor. Convert any favorite 22-inch acoustic kick to be a trigger for the TD-50 module.

And Finally, We’ve Got The 2 New Drum Rack Stand From Roland…

Roland MDS-50KV Drum Stand


Roland MDS-50KV Drum Stand. Premium, Compact rack stand designed for TD-50KV V-Drums.

Roland MDS-50K Drum Stand


Roland MDS-50K Drum Stand. A Compact, flexible, and stable rack stand for TD-50K V-Drums.

Thats What We’ve Got So Far… More Info About Each Product Will Of Course Follow Once We Get Hold Of It. Here’s A Video With High Res Images Of All Products Mentioned Above: