Roland takes digital hand percussion to a new dimension with the HandSonic HPD-20, a unique and versatile instrument that's ideal for a wide range of music creators, from percussionists and drummers t... Click To Read More About This Product
Roland takes digital hand percussion to a new dimension with the HandSonic HPD-20, a unique and versatile instrument that's ideal for a wide range of music creators, from percussionists and drummers to electronic dance music performers, composers, and producers.
Equipped with the renowned SuperNATURAL sound engine and potent multi-effects, the HPD-20 offers 850 dynamic, ready-to-play sounds, plus the ability to import your own custom sounds via USB flash memory. Thirteen pads provide ultra-sensitive response and flexible control options for playing onboard sounds and external MIDI instruments with an incredible range of expression.
The HandSonic pad interface also excels in computer music applications, where it's perfect for playing virtual instruments, recording MIDI and audio performances in DAW software, and much more. And with its convenient trigger inputs, you can easily expand the HPD-20 with a Roland pad and hi-hat controller to build a super-compact percussion set.
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Comments about Roland HandSonic HPD-20 Digital Hand Percussion Controller:
The Handsonic is a lot of fun to customize and play, especially if you're patient, and enjoy tweaking. The out-of-the-box kits are hit or miss, as usual, but with a little tweaking, you can make most of them sound great. If you are familiar with other Roland percussion instruments like the Octopad or V-Drums, the tweaking is similar and flows well. I use it for my own enjoyment and have not used it to play out. I find it relaxing and a real joy to play.