Gear

Remo X14 Snare Batter: Durable & Live

It’s an age-old drummers’ conundrum: How to achieve the liveliness of a single-ply head while still enjoying the durability of double-ply? The answer has been fleeting for what seems like a lifetime – until now. Meet the new X14 snare drumhead, the latest addition to Remo’s X Series.

The X14 is constructed with a coated single ply of 14mil polyester film that is 40 percent thicker than a coated Ambassador and 20 percent thicker than an Ambassador X. We’re talking thick.

But the extra-beefy film isn’t simply designed to withstand sustained punishment by heavy-handed players. It also boasts a distinct sonic profile that combines darker midrange tones with greater attack and volume. Sounds like a win-win situation to us.

Click here to check out our booth demo of the X14 shot at the 2011 PASIC.

Please log in to comment.

Commenting is currently only available to the DRUM! community. Sign up today!.