VIDEOS

SD2000 Product Video

The Simmons SD2000 Mesh Head Drum Kit features advanced, tension-able mesh heads with variable attack response technology for expressive performance and nuanced playability. Our Simmons Signature Sound Library features famous, recognizable vintage drum sets from decades past and as well as many contemporary kits.

The Making Of The SD2000

Go behind the scenes and see how the Simmons SD2000 is made at our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Using high quality materials for enhanced durability as well as playability, every SD2000 component undergoes a series of rigorous tests and extensive quality control before delivery.

CREATIVE USE OF THE SD2000

Snare Rim Split Detune Demo

We show you how to adjust the parameters and settings of the snare drum rims on the Simmons SD2000 Mesh Head Electronic Drum Kit.

Snare Pitch Shifting Demo

We show you how to shift the pitch of the snare and the rims on the Simmons SD2000 Mesh Head Electronic Drum Kit.

Filter Toms and Pitched Rim Demo

We show you how to adjust the values to change the pitch and velocity of the toms and the rims on the Simmons SD2000 Mesh Head Electronic Drum Kit.

Resonated Ride Cymbal Bell Demo

We show you how to add a resonated ride cymbal bell to the Simmons SD2000 Mesh Head Electronic Drum Kit by adjusting the resonance, filter, envelope and velocity.

Electronic Mayhem Demo

See how you can create a big electronic sound on the Simmons SD2000.

Front Panel Global Controls Demo

A look at the Global Front Panel Controls on the SD2000 to show you what they do, how they affect the sounds of the kit, and how to use them.

Importing User Samples Demo

Step by step directions for importing and playing your own samples on the SD2000 by using the Simmons wave transfer application.

Tip of the Iceberg Demo

A demo to showcase how the kit can sound when just a few simple tweaks are made to one of the factory preset kits of the SD2000.

Extreme Sensitivity and Resonance Demo

We show how to achieve extreme sensitivity and resonance on the mesh pads of the SD2000 by controlling the velocity.

Editing a Kit for Dynamic Control

We show how to edit a kit to give more dynamic control by changing velocity and pitch, using the Drumline Kit for the demo.

USB Play Along Demo with SDS7 Kit

Playing along with an mp3, which had been loaded onto a USB stick and plugged into the console. We have used an edited version of the SDS7 Kit for this demo.

Chordal Tuned Percussion

We’ve imported tuned percussion samples into the console and applied them to the pads, and then created chords based on velocity in the console. A separate set of samples have been applied to the rims.

What Are Kits, Drums and Sounds?

We take a closer look at the kit and show you the areas where the sounds are available on the pads, rims and cymbals of the SD2000.

Kick Pad, Kick Pedal and Cymbal Mounting

Learn how to mount the bass pad to the mount, how to mount the kick pedal to the bass drum, and how to mount the cymbal to the boom on the SD2000.

VIDEOS

SD2000 Product Video

The Simmons SD2000 Mesh Head Drum Kit features advanced, tension-able mesh heads with variable attack response technology for expressive performance and nuanced playability. Our Simmons Signature Sound Library features famous, recognizable vintage drum sets from decades past and as well as many contemporary kits.

The Making Of The SD2000

Go behind the scenes and see how the Simmons SD2000 is made at our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Using high quality materials for enhanced durability as well as playability, every SD2000 component undergoes a series of rigorous tests and extensive quality control before delivery.

CREATIVE USE OF THE SD2000

Snare Rim Split Detune Demo

We show you how to adjust the parameters and settings of the snare drum rims on the Simmons SD2000 Mesh Head Electronic Drum Kit.

Snare Pitch Shifting Demo

We show you how to shift the pitch of the snare and the rims on the Simmons SD2000 Mesh Head Electronic Drum Kit.

Filter Toms and Pitched Rim Demo

We show you how to adjust the values to change the pitch and velocity of the toms and the rims on the Simmons SD2000 Mesh Head Electronic Drum Kit.

Resonated Ride Cymbal Bell Demo

We show you how to add a resonated ride cymbal bell to the Simmons SD2000 Mesh Head Electronic Drum Kit by adjusting the resonance, filter, envelope and velocity.

Electronic Mayhem Demo

See how you can create a big electronic sound on the Simmons SD2000.

Front Panel Global Controls Demo

A look at the Global Front Panel Controls on the SD2000 to show you what they do, how they affect the sounds of the kit, and how to use them.

Importing User Samples Demo

Step by step directions for importing and playing your own samples on the SD2000 by using the Simmons wave transfer application.

Tip of the Iceberg Demo

A demo to showcase how the kit can sound when just a few simple tweaks are made to one of the factory preset kits of the SD2000.

Extreme Sensitivity and Resonance Demo

We show how to achieve extreme sensitivity and resonance on the mesh pads of the SD2000 by controlling the velocity.

Editing a Kit for Dynamic Control

We show how to edit a kit to give more dynamic control by changing velocity and pitch, using the Drumline Kit for the demo.

USB Play Along Demo with SDS7 Kit

Playing along with an mp3, which had been loaded onto a USB stick and plugged into the console. We have used an edited version of the SDS7 Kit for this demo.

Chordal Tuned Percussion

We’ve imported tuned percussion samples into the console and applied them to the pads, and then created chords based on velocity in the console. A separate set of samples have been applied to the rims.

What Are Kits, Drums and Sounds?

We take a closer look at the kit and show you the areas where the sounds are available on the pads, rims and cymbals of the SD2000.

Kick Pad, Kick Pedal and Cymbal Mounting

Learn how to mount the bass pad to the mount, how to mount the kick pedal to the bass drum, and how to mount the cymbal to the boom on the SD2000.

SOUND SAMPLES

ACOUSTIC DRUMS

PERCUSSION

ELECTRONIC

SOUND SAMPLES

ACOUSTIC DRUMS

PERCUSSION

ELECTRONIC