Percussion Sound Module

The “Brains” Behind the Flagship V-drums Systems.

  • COSM

The “Brains” Behind the Flagship V-drums Systems.

A dramatic advancement in the world of electronic percussion, the V-Drums TD-10 Percussion Sound Module is the cumulative result of over 25 years of musical instrument research and design. Combining a revolutionary sound engine based on proprietary Composite Object Sound Modeling(COSM) technology and ultra-expressive V-Editing, the V-Drums TD-10 module gives drummers unparalleled sound quality and the most intuitive electronic percussion interface on the planet.

  • - Revolutionary electronic percussion sound module based on Roland’s proprietary COSM technology
  • - Extremely easy to use via six faders, large value dial, icon-based programming and backlit graphic LCD
  • - Lightning-fast trigger response; amazingly accurate detection of stick velocity, position and speed
  • - Positional sensing allows for triggering of sounds with natural timbral difference depending on location of drum hit
  • - 600 amazing drum sounds and 54 melody instruments; 50 full drum kits; built-in sequencer with 4-part backing band
  • - Comprehensive reverb, EQ, compression, and ambience effects
  • - 12 dual-trigger inputs and 8 outputs (4 stereo pairs)
  • - Compatible with Roland Compact Drum System pads(PD-6/PD-7/PD-9) as well as PD-80/PD-80R/PD-100/PD-120 V-Pads, KD-80/KD-120 V-Kick, KD-7 Kick Trigger Unit and V-Cymbals (CY-12H/14C/15R, CY-12R/C).*
  • *Requires TDW-1 with V-Cymbal Control for full compatibility.

Incredible Playability

Once sounds have been selected and shaped using V-Editing (see below), they can be played with maximum expression and nuance, thanks to the TD-10’s lightning-fast, super-accurate triggering with innovative Positional Sensing technology—giving you different timbres of sound depending upon the location of the drum hit. This feature alone translates into a supremely realistic playing experience beyond other electronic percussion systems.

A World of Sounds

The TD-10 starts with over 650 amazing sounds and 50 full drum kits with four assignable percussion groups. These drum and instrument sounds range from vintage rock and jazz drum kits to world percussion instruments and fresh new electronic sounds, making the TD-10 perfect for all types of music. Once the specific instruments in your kit have been selected, you can “model” every element of each drum sound as desired—just like walking into the ultimate drum shop and building your dream set, one piece at a time.

V-Editing: Shaping Your Sound, One Drum at a Time

Ever wonder what a 20-inch wood snare drum would sound like in a cave? What about a 1-inch metal piccolo in your bathroom with an off-set condenser mic? Whereas other sound modules let drummers change only a few parameters of a preset drum sample, V-Editing lets you sonically “model” drum type, drum shell material, drum depth, drum head type, drum tuning, muffling, microphone type, microphone placement, room ambience, effects and EQ—all via an intuitive icon-driven user interface. So finally, you can shape your sounds in the environments of your choice, with complete control.

Sound Generator
Variable Drum Modeling
Max. Polyphony
56 voices
Drum Instruments=600, Backing Instruments=54
Drum Kits
50 (User), 50 (Card)
Drum Kit Chains
16 chains (32 steps per chain)
Instrument Parameters
Acoustic Drum (Shell material, Shell depth, Head type, Head tuning, Muffling, Strainer adjustment), Electronic Drum (Attack, Tone pitch, Noise pitch, Decay, Noise tone balance, Pitch bend), TR-808/TR-909(Attack, Tune, Tone, Snappy, Decay), Others (Pitch, Decay)
Studio Parameters
Studio type, The TD-10 starts with over 650 amazing sounds and 50 full drum kits with Room size, Wall type, Ambience mic position, Mic type, Mic position
Mixer Parameters
Volume, Pan, Output select
Compressor x 10, 2-band parametric equalizer x 10, 3-band master equalizer
30 types (Incl. Reverb , Delay, Flanger, Phaser, Chorus, Pitch shift delay, Delay RSS)
Trigger Parameters
Trigger type, Sensitivity, Threshold, Curve
Tracks=4, Patterns=50 (Preset), 50 (User), Play Function=One shot, Loop, Tap, Resolution=192 TPQN, Recording Method =Realtime
Metronome Parameters
Time Signature, Interval, Volume, Output select (Master/Phones only), Instruments=16 (Voice counting, Click, Cowbell, etc.)
20 to 260
64 x 160-dot backlit graphic LCD, 8-segment 3-character LED
Trigger Input (dual) x 12, Output x 8 (4 stereo pairs), Phones, Monitor Mix In (Stereo), Hi-Hat control, Footswitch(dual), MIDI (In, Out, Thru), Expansion Board Slot, Memory Card Slot
Power Consumption
18 W (AC 117V/230V/240V)

Size and Weight

Width (W)
305 mm12-1/16 inches
Depth (D)
245 mm9-11/16 inches
Height (H)
90 mm3-9/16 inches
2.3 kg5 lbs. 2 oz.

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.


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