Roland has announced that the OCTAPAD SPD-30 digital percussion pad is now available in stores.

Featuring eight trigger pads, built-in sounds, multi-effects, and external trigger inputs, the OCTAPAD SPD-30 is the perfect portable electronic percussion instrument for any playing application.

Using the latest trigger technology from Roland’s industry-leading V-Drums®, the pads on the OCTAPAD SPD-30 feature an extremely natural and responsive playing feel. The eight separate trigger surfaces provide superior dynamic response, trigger consistency over a pad’s entire surface, and the elimination of crosstalk.

OCTAPAD SPD-30 features

  • Includes new percussion sounds from around the world, plus 30 types of multi-effects.
  • The latest pad-sensing technology developed for V-Drums® provides even and accurate pad triggering with excellent isolation between pads.
  • Four dual-trigger inputs, plus hi-hat controller for adding pads to create a mini kit, or for connecting triggers from acoustic drums.
  • Phrase Loop function inspires your creativity; record your playing in real time and overdub up to three layers.
  • USB connectivity for MIDI and memory storage.
  • Large backlit LCD and pad indicator lights for easy operation in low-light conditions.
  • Rugged, road-worthy design.

The OCTAPAD SPD-30 is now shipping with an MSRP of $799 USD.

More information: Roland / OCTAPAD SPD-30