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    Posted on May 28, 2012 by Joe Stachowiak

    Roland Octapad SPD-30From 15th May to 30th June 2012, if you purchase a Roland Octapad SPD-30, you can claim a FREE RT-10 acoustic drum trigger!

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    This post was posted in Drums, General News, Live Sound and Light, Offers and was tagged with acoustic drum trigger, octapad, roland, rt-10, spd-30


    Posted on August 25, 2010 by Absolute Music

    This review kindly written by Tony Long. You can read more reviews like this, along with Tony's productions at his personal site -> Tony Long Muic

    INTRODUCTION TO THE Roland SPD-30 Octapad

    The SPD-30 Octapad is the latest digital percussion multi-pad from Roland using the most up-to-date triggering technology and sounds. It has come a very long way since the first Octapad - the Pad-8 introduced in 1985 as a MIDI percussion controller. In 1989 they introduced the second model - the Pad-80 Octapad II which had a larger memory that could store up to 64 different patches with 64 patches on a Roland M-256E memory card. Further improvements to the MIDI specification included the control of modulation, pitch bend and aftertouch using a foot pedal. They then went on to release their SPD range which were very similar to the Octapads but had on board sounds and effects.

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