Yamaha Recording Custom Aluminium Snare Drum 14x5.5''
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Hear this very drum now in the video below.
Yamaha Recording Custom Snare Drum, seen here with a 14” x 5.5” aluminium shell, a versatile snare that gives you studio ready performance.
Since its original introduction to the world back in 1975, the Yamaha Recording Custom drum kit, or the Yamaha 9000 as it was known back then, has become an industry standard in the studio.
With its fantastic, studio-ready sound, it is no wonder why the Recording Custom series is widely regarded as being the most recorded drum kit in history.
Working closely with legendary drummer, Steve Gadd, Yamaha have re-designed the Recording Custom drum series and made it even better, perfectly suiting it to modern drumming styles and recording technology.
Precision engineered and designed to deliver an incredible snare sound that is perfect for recording in the studio and delivering incredible, versatile snare sound as part of your live drum kit.
Great Addition to The Recording Custom Series
For three years, Yamaha worked closely with legendary Steve Gadd to improve on the classic Recording Custom drum series. This unique collaboration resulted in an all-around improvement of the Yamaha Recording Custom drums series.
One major addition to the Recording Custom series that Gadd requested was metal snare drums and so stainless steel, aluminium and brass snare drums have all entered the Recording Custom series with a bang!
Steve Gadd personally requested that the aluminium snare drum be seamless due to his preference for aluminium die-cast hoops when playing with this particular snare, while the other snare drums in this line come with 2.3mm steel triple-flanged dyna hoops.
Great Sound, Great Performance
Allowing you to get the perfect sound to suit your needs, the Yamaha Recording Custom Snare has a really wide tuning range.
Being aluminium, it has a very dry tone providing a really precise reflection of your performance; perfect for intricate playing. It also allows the snare sound to cut through the mix, breaking through with a powerful presence even in loud and heavy music.
You’ll also enjoy its wide dynamic range, making it a versatile snare drum suitable for all genres of music and drumming styles.
A heavy-duty Q-type strainer has been used, bolstering the snare drum and ensuring a solid, smooth operation while allowing for easy adjustment and replacement of the snare.
Traditionally, Yamaha snare drums usually have a metal centre bead on the interior drum but on the newly designed Recording Custom snare drum, Yamaha have fixed the centre bead to the outside of the drum.
This new design element allowing the Recording Custom snare drum to produce a more open sound than their conventional snares, giving you a more crisp, articulate performance.
Yamaha Recording Custom Snare Drum Aluminium 14” X 5.5” Specs:
- Shell Thickness: 1.2mm
- Material: Aluminium
- Butt Side Strainer: DC3 Type
- Release Side Strainer: Q Type
- Bottom Head: Remo Snare Ambassador
- Batter Head: Remo Coated Ambassador
- Lugs: Newly Designed One-Piece Lug
- Hoop: 3.0mm Aluminium Die-Cast Hoop
- Bearing Edge: 45 Degrees
- Diameter: 14”
- Depth: 5.5”
- Included Accessory: Tuning Key
- Product ID: JRAS1455