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Total Percussion pad
The SPD-20 Total Percussion Pad incorporates a
massive all-new sound set along with new triggering
options. Features include:
• 700 high-quality drum and percussion sounds,
beat-loops, vocal effects and sound effects
• 99 Programmable Patches
• 8 velocity sensitive rubber pads
• Built-in multi effects algorithms including Reverb,
Delay, Chorus, and Flanger
• Four dual-trigger inputs for use with PD-5/7/9 pads
as well as the new PD-100/120 “V-Pads.”
• The KD-7 kick drum trigger and FD-7 hi-hat foot
controllers can also be used
• Inputs can also be triggered directly from accoustic
drums without the need for an external preamp
• Layering sounds
Each Patch includes two Pad Banks - A and B. By
enabling the Layer Function, you can simultaneously
play the sounds of both Pad Banks A and B. Most of
the factory-preset Patches use Layer. Use the
following procedure to layer two sounds:
• Initializing
Use the following procedure to initialize the SPD-20
and restore the factory settings:
• Connecting External Triggers
The SPD-20 is designed so that you can connect up to
four external pads like the Roland PD-5/7/9, PD-100/120
“V-Pads,” KD-7 Bass Drum Pad, FD-7 Hi- Hat Controller,
or even acoustic drum triggers. Use the following
procedure to specify the type of trigger being connected:
1) Power up while holding ALL/ENTER and the
DOWN ARROW button.
2) Press ALL/ENTER.
• Selecting patches
Use the following procedure to select Patches:
1) From the Play Mode, use the PATCH/VALUE
buttons to select Patch #4. Play the pads.
2) Use the PATCH/VALUE buttons to try out the
following Patches:
Drums & Shaker
Latin Set
#6 Brushes
#7 Delay
#8 Dance Chord
#9 Indian
#10 Tex-Mex
• Assigning a Sound to a Pad
Use the following procedure to assign one of the 700
sounds to a pad:
From the Play Mode, select a Patch.
Press EDIT.
Strike the pad you wish to assign a sound.
Press LAYER so only Pad Bank A is blinking.
Press SELECT repeatedly to select the SOUND
parameter group.
6) Use the UP and DOWN ARROW buttons to
select INST.
7) Use the PATCH/VALUE buttons to select the
instrument you wish to assign to the pad.
8) Press EDIT to return to Play Mode.
1) From the Play Mode, select a Patch.
2) If both Pad Bank indicators are lit, press LAYER
to turn Layer off (Bank indicator B will go out).
Now play the pads to hear the Bank A sounds.
3) To hear the Bank B sounds, press the BANK A/B
button and play the pads (the Bank indicator will
change to B).
4) To hear both A and B sounds layered together,
press the LAYER button and play the pads (both
Bank indicators will light).
1) Connect the pad to one of the EXT INPUT jacks
at the back of the unit.
2) Press EDIT to enter Edit Mode.
3) Press SELECT repeatedly to select System.
4) Use the DOWN ARROW to select Trig Type.
5) Strike the external pad and use the PATCH /
VALUE +/- buttons to select the pad type.
The following Pad Types are available: Roland pads
(PD-5, PD-7, PD-9, PD-100, PD-120, KD-7), generic
pads (P1, P2, K1, K2,) and acoustic drums (kik, snr,
tom, flr).
• Using a Footswitch
You can assign a footswitch such as the DP-2 or DP-6
to sustain a sound (such as a beat loop), or to step
through patches. Use the following procedure to assing
the pedal:
1) Plug the pedal into the FOOT SW jack on the rear
panel of the SPD-20.
2) Depress and hold the pedal while turning the
power on. The screen will display “Set Hold Pedal.”
The pedal will now act as a sustain pedal.
3) Repeat step 2 to alternatively set the pedal to the
Sustain or Patch Shift function.
TBS76 © 1998 Roland Corporation U.S., 7200 Dominion Circle, Los Angeles, CA 90040 Faxback # 20074 4/98
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