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Versatile Add-On Trigger Pad for V-Drums and Acoustic Drums


Los Angeles, CA, January 21, 2013 — Roland is pleased to announce the BT-1 Bar Trigger Pad, a compact device that attaches easily to nearly any V-Drums® V-Pad™ or acoustic drum. The BT-1 is great not only for playing sounds in a Roland V-Drums module or SPD-series percussion pad, but also for convenient control of a variety of useful functions.




The BT-1 is a simple, single-trigger pad with a compact, curved shape. It directly attaches to the hoop of most drums using a tension rod or a standard rod-type mount with the included attachment parts. The internal design eliminates false triggering due to crosstalk while playing surrounding drums and/or pads.


Plugging the BT-1 into a trigger input on a V-Drums module or SPD-series percussion pad allows users to play any sound or trigger a wide variety of functions. These include start/stop of songs and phrase loops, kit selection, tap tempo, effects on/off, and many others. 


For V-Drums players, the BT-1 makes it simple to incorporate additional triggers without having to add more pads.


For acoustic drummers, the BT-1 offers an easy and affordable way to integrate electronics with their kits. Unlike large round pads and footswitches, the BT-1 blends seamlessly without the player having to adjust their setup or playing style.


For more information, visit www.RolandConnect.com.




About Roland Corporation

Roland Corporation is a leading manufacturer and distributor of electronic musical instruments, including keyboards and synthesizers, guitar products, electronic percussion, digital recording equipment, amplifiers, audio processors, and multimedia products. With 40 years of musical instrument development, Roland sets the standard in music technology for the world to follow. For more information, visit http://www.RolandUS.com.


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