Roland TD-1KV V-Drum Compact Electronic Drum Set (Discontinued)


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Roland TD-1KV V-Drum Compact Electronic Drum Set


The TD-1KV is part of Roland's entry-level line which showcases their build quality in a more space saving form factor.

It is a step-up from the TD-1K, with the main difference being the PDX-8 dual trigger snare with mesh pad, something that's normally only available with more expensive kits.

The snare is complemented by a complete set of toms, ride, crash cymbal and hi-hat, albeit smaller, to allow for full drum kit functionality without the bulk.

While it doesn't feature Roland's SuperNATURAL sound engine, the drum module lets you choose between 15 drum kits, which should be enough for popular music genres.

It also has essential student-friendly features like Coach mode, Metronome and Recording.

While this kit is aimed at students, it also impresses drummers with years of experience. Both students and teachers report being satisfied with its performance.

The entire kit rests on a compact stand that does not require much space, and weighs significantly lighter than other electronic drum sets.


  • Snare: PDX-8 (2-trigger 8" Mesh Pad)
  • Toms: 3 x Toms (Rubber)
  • Cymbals: 1 x Crash, 1 x Ride (Rubber with Choke)
  • Hi-Hat: 1 x Hi-Hat (Rubber with Choke) with Pedal
  • Kick Pad: Beater-less kick pedal
  • Drum Stand: Compact TD-1 Stand
  • Drum Module: TD-1 with 10 Trigger Inputs
  • Module Sounds: 15 Drum Kits, 15 Songs
  • Extra Features: Coach, Metronome, Recording
  • Module Inputs: 1/8" Stereo
  • Module Outputs: 1/8" Stereo
  • Power Supply: AC adaptor
  • Dimensions: 39.375" x 47.25" x 49.25"
  • Weight: 26.063 lbs.
Although this is a good kit, it is difficult to find in stores these days. For alternatives take a look at our guide to The Highest Rated Electronic Drum Sets Under $1000.