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TD-50K and TD-50KV - The Difference

Posted by Erik Hamm on

This is a comparison of the Roland TD-50K and TD-50KV.  The TD-50 module, PD-140DS snare, and CY-18DR Ride are included in both kits. Since these are the newest and coolest new products Roland is making its a great deal to include them in both kits. Now to the differences. The hi hat is a VH-11 instead of a VH-13. It would be nice to have the VH-13 and if that is what you are after let me know and I'll swap them out and create a custom kit for you for a great deal. Both hi hats work great but the VH-13 has better open/close dynamics and a more authentic feel to it due to it having a top and bottom cymbal. The toms are 10" PDX-100's which you will notice are shallower and smaller than the toms that come with the KV kit. The KV comes with deeper and larger toms. The kick drum is a 12" on the "K" kit as opposed to the 14" KD-140-BC that comes with the "KV" kit. The size isn't the only difference on the kick drums either. The mount system, legs, and overall feel of the KD-140 is significantly better. It looks a lot better on stage as well! The crash cymbals are slightly smaller as well being 12" and 13" as opposed to 14". All are chokable and the size difference isn't really that big of a deal. The last difference is the rack. The TD-50K comes with a smaller lighter weight Black rack. The clamps are not quite as heavy duty but they are still good quality. I hope this helps you understand the differences between the two kits. Any other questions let me know.

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  • Thank you for taking your time to exp[aining the difference between the td-50k and the td-50kv

    Ernest Bellantoni on

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