Product Type: Yamaha in Drums / Percussion
Newest Review: ... just stood up to it, definitely a Yamaha product. The sound bank is absolutely huge, and the editing of your pad sounds is as simple as... more
Author Name: f rock
Advantages: its a toy
Disadvantages: its an expensive piece of crap.
i tried useing this for a small club gig. crap. bass pedal inconsistent. snare pad is just as bad. must have pin point accuracy for snare.
it says "sampled drum" on it. i dont know where they got the samples from, but they all sound like electric drums to me.
the main problem is the playability. the pedals dont work as good as they would need to. you cant go 30 seconds without a failure of some kind. i've been a pro musician for 20 years. i've had the yamaha dd5, dd11, this dd55, and another rap oriented dd that i think was a dd15.
this, like all of the other yamaha dd's that i've purchased; is now a toy for my child.
for rock music the dd11 was by far the best; but i wouldnt advise buying the dd55; kinda pricey, and you also must purchase the power adapter seperatly, and that's also overpriced.
Summary: dont buy.