Roland, pioneers of the digital drum kit, blaze the trail for realism, feel and sound with their all-encompassing V-Drum range. From their entry-level bedroom models to their top of the range professional touring kits, Roland stuff their V-Drums with supremely high quality sampling and modelling technology, uber-heavy duty components and the usual Roland reliability. It’s no surprise then that Roland are the world’s best-selling drum manufacturer, digital AND analogue! Wherever you are in your journey as a drummer, sit behind a V-Drum kit and experience the difference.
For those beginning their drumming quest, there is no better starting point than the TD-1K! With 15 great sounding kits inside this easy to set up, compact unit, you'll be practising and jamming in no time! Seasoned players looking for a quiet kit for the house will love this, too. There is a Coach feature on here to help practise timing and a selection of songs to jam along with.
People living in apartments will not have to worry about annoying neighbours with thudding kick pedals: the pedals on the TD-1K have been designed specifically to make as little physical noise as possible. Play at any time, build your skills and enjoy the fun and freedom of the drums with this V-Drum kit.
Ideal for everyone that wants to enjoy drums at home, the TD-1K offers a wide selection of expressive drum kits for playing any musical style, plus fun onboard training and recording functions for building your skills and checking your progress. And as a Roland TD-1K owner, you’re not just starting an exciting musical journey— you’re also joining the V-Drums family, a group of discerning players that includes the world’s finest drummers and percussionists.
Acclaimed V-Drums sound and performance in an entry-level set
Enjoy drumming in any musical style with 15 expressive drum kits
Supports essential acoustic drum techniques, including cymbal choke, advanced hi-hat playing, and more
Build playing skills with the onboard Coach function, metronome, and recorder
Practice along with onboard audio songs or your own tracks played from a smartphone or music player connected to the Mix In jack
Beater-less kick pedal provides low noise for playing without disturbing others, ideal for practicing at home
Space-saving, ergonomic design and stylish looks to suit any room in your home
Sturdy drum rack with quick and easy height adjustment for every drummer, from kids to adults
Many upgrade options for enhanced performance, including OP-TD1C for an additional crash cymbal, KT-10 or KD-9 for kick, and more
USB-MIDI for using the TD-1K with the DT-1 Drum Tutor, V-Drums Friend Jam series, and other popular computer music software
Intuitive user interface for easy operation
15 Drum Kits for Playing Any Style of Music An acoustic drum kit needs to be set up to play a specific style of music, so you’re stuck with one type of sound. But that’s not the case with the TD-1K—it includes 15 quality drum kits on board, so you can play any kind of music you want at the touch of a button, from rock and blues to jazz, world music, EDM, and beyond. At one practice session, you can rock hard with a heavy bottom-end sound, then instantly change kits to recreate the sound of your favourite band. Every kit reacts just like the acoustic and electronic kits they emulate, giving you a huge range of variety in one compact, standalone instrument.
Develop Authentic Techniques with Responsive Pads and Cymbals Some drummers avoid electronic drums; worried they won’t play like their acoustic counterparts. There’s no need for concern with the Roland TD-1K—it fully supports essential acoustic playing techniques, which is especially important for beginners to learn to play correctly. Every drum sound offers a wide dynamic range and natural tone, and the pads provide a full range of natural expression. Unlike typical entry-level sets, the TD-1K’s cymbals include the advanced expressiveness found in all TD-series V-Drums modules, including bow and edge sounds and support for cymbal chokes. The hi-hat reacts to the nuances of your footwork, bringing personality and character to your playing. Great drumming is all about feel, and so is the TD-1K.
Stay Motivated with Onboard Training Functions That Make Learning Fun Built right into the TD-1K is a wealth of enjoyable functions to encourage learning, no matter whether you’re teaching yourself to play, studying regularly with an instructor, or simply want to keep your skills polished. Think of this kit as your own live-in drum teacher and personal backing band, packed with tutorial features that develop technique, boost motivation, and help you get the most out of practice time. Play along with the onboard metronome to tighten your timing, and use Coach mode to build and maintain speed, stamina, and accuracy. Get ready for your first band by jamming with the internal songs in the sound module, or connect a smartphone or music player via the Mix In jack and drum along with your favourite tunes. With the onboard recording function, you’ll get instant feedback of your progress as well as quickly capture and playback a new fill or creative groove.
Practice at Home with Headphones and Ultra-Quiet, Beater-Free Kick Drum Traditional acoustic drums are extremely loud. Playing them at home is fun for you, but can be a problem for everyone else around! Quieter operation is a major benefit of electronic drums, and the Roland TD-1K is particularly quiet where it counts, thanks to the sound module’s headphone jack and the noise-reducing design of the snare, tom, and cymbal pads. While many electronic drum kits annoy the neighbours as the beater strikes the kick drum, the TD-1K reduces volume with a special beater-less pedal design. Optional NE-10 Noise Eater units can be used under the kick and hi-hat pedals to further reduce noise transfer to other rooms below.
Fits in Your Practice Space and Adjusts to Your Playing Style Inviting a supersize acoustic drum kit into your home is a big deal. Do you lose the spare room upstairs, or try and cram it into your living room? The space-saving TD-1K is a far more practical choice, fitting into the tightest living spaces with a stylish, modern look that lets life carry on around it. For added functionality, the sturdy, ergonomic drum rack is easily adjustable, allowing the drum positions to be set up for everyone from children to adults. In addition, the height of each cymbal and the angle of the snare pad can also be fine-tuned for your comfort and playing style. The TD-1K is perfect for students, but it’s also a great choice for an experienced drummer who needs a kit for home practicing or backstage warm-up.
A Drum Set That Evolves with Your Playing As your playing takes off, you don’t want your drum kit to hold you back. The Roland TD-1K can grow with you, thanks to a range of optional extras. You can add an extra cymbal with the additional OP-TD1C Cymbal Pad, or swap out the standard kick pedal for the KT-10 or KD-9 models used in Roland’s more advanced V-Drums. With other accessories including the NE-10 Noise Eater, TDM-3 V-Drums Mat, and PM-03 Personal Drum Monitor, the TD-1K is an electronic kit that will go the distance.
Record on Your Computer Using One Standard USB Cable The TD-1K is not just fun to play by itself—it’s also a great way to make music with your computer. Included is a built-in USB-MIDI interface, making it simple to communicate with music software via just a USB cable, with no extra hardware needed. Maybe you’ll transfer your playing into your computer-based recording software, capturing a live drum feel in your latest masterpiece. Or perhaps you’ll use Roland’s free V-Drums Friend Jam series applications, which offer jam tracks, practice features, and the ability to compete with V-Drums users across the planet. For more in-depth education, the powerful DT-1 V-Drums Tutor provides a fun, dynamic platform for learning notation and essential drum techniques. Whatever application you chose, the TD-1K is a drum kit that lets you go places.
Simple Operation Lets You Start Rocking in Minutes If you think that electronic drums are complicated, think again—using the TD-1K is as simple as it gets. With its clear layout, the control panel lets you access all functions quickly and easily, and you can see info at a glance with the LED display and the metronome’s flashing tempo indicator.