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Old 07-31-2012, 11:17 PM
Aethyrvorous Aethyrvorous is offline
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Default Snare pad not responding correctly

So I have a Roland electric drumkit which has been working fine until recently when the snare pad wont respond to my hits correctly. Certain areas on the pad respond as if I hit the rim instead of the snare. Tightening and untightening havent solved the problem and everything is correctly installed. Any help?
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Old 08-03-2012, 04:53 AM
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Default Re: Snare pad not responding correctly

Hey Aethyrvorous, what kind of Roland pad is it? I had this recently with a PD-120. After time the foam cone can disintegrate to the point it no longer touches the mesh head. The center piezo is now covered by foam & the rim piezo is exposed & starts responding to a lot of the snare hits instead of the center one. I got a new cone from Roland for $8.50 Can & problem solved. You could also try lowering the sensitivity on the rim & raising it on the snare. Let us know how it works out.
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:42 AM
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Default Re: Snare pad not responding correctly

I agree. Check the piezo first and if not that then the foam. Youtube has pretty good tutes on how to replace roland triggers. It's easy enough.
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