SONOR

Description

When SONOR designs drums, their intention is to continuously improve the acoustic quality in any given situation. For SQ1, SONOR worked closely with Chris Coleman and other SONOR artists in the development of this drum series. The SQ1 series features the revolutionary Sound Sustainer tom isolation bracket, allowing full resonance and sustain while occupying a small footprint on the shell. Made of a 3D-printed Hexagon structure, the isolation grommet is inspired by vibration control technology used in the automotive industry. Full resonance without the usual heavy, bulky mount.

The shell choice for SQ1 was birch because of its characteristic high-end frequencies and clearly defined low end. In blindfold tests SONOR tried many different types of shell construction, from pure birch to hybrid versions. The pure birch shell came out as a clear winner in all test situations.

Available in several Matte Lacquer finishes with contrasting bass drum hoops, SQ1 looks as good as it sounds.
Features
  • 100% European Birch shells
  • BD shells: 10 ply, 10 mm SD, TT & FT shells: 7 ply, 7 mm
  • Tunesafe system maximum tuning stability
  • CLTF tension-free shell-forming process
  • OSM slightly narrowed outside shell measurements
  • 45° bearing edges
  • Sound Sustainer mounting system on all toms and floor tom leg brackets
  • Dual Glide snare strainer mechanism
  • Bass drum hoops with contrasting finishes
  • All bass drums without mount
  • Remo USA Ambassador Coated batter heads and Ambassador Clear resonant heads
  • Remo USA Powerstroke P3 Clear batter head & Powerstroke P3 Fiberskyn resonant head
Specifications
Configuration
  • Bass Drum(s): 20 x 16"
  • Tom(s): 12 x 8"
  • Floor Tom(s): 14 x 13"
  • Snare: Not included
  • Total Pieces: 3
  • Hardware: Not included
  • Cymbals: Not included
Shells
  • Shell Material: Birch
  • Construction: BD: 10 ply; TT & FT: 7 ply
  • Thickness (mm): BD: 10 mm; TT & FT: 7 mm
  • Bearing Edge: 45°
  • Reinforcement Ring: Not Applicable
Drum Hardware
  • Material: Steel
  • Mounts: Suspended
  • Hoops: Triple-flange
  • Lugs: Proprietary
Other
  • Heads: Branded
  • Finish Type: Lacquer
  • Country of Origin: Germany
Warranty
One year warranty on hardware. 2 year warranty on shells.

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