The Mapex Saturn V Tour Black Strata Pearl 10” Tom offers a great way to expand your drum kit for a wider range of tone. A perfect accompaniment to the Saturn V Tour Black Strata Pearl Kit.
Vintage Visuals for Modern Music
The Mapex Saturn V Tour range features the same shell construction as the Saturn V series, with the same attention to detail when it comes to sound, just with a classic look.
Extend Your Tone
Having the option to switch up your sound by utilising different sizes and drum kit configurations is a great way to get the best from your set up.
Having a wide array of different drum sizes means that you can quickly and easily tailor make your kit to suit the specific requirements of your musical performances and projects.
Adding an extra 10” tom to your kit will expand the tonal range that’s available to you, allowing you to create a truly customised set up specific to your needs.
Classic Saturn Sound
This 10” x 7” rack tom is constructed from 6 plies of maple and walnut and has a shell thickness of 5.1mm.
The Maple and Walnut blend serves to offer strong attack and rich tone, with projection ideal for both live and studio settings.
Not only does this tom have the power and attack needed for modern music styles, it also offers depth with full, rich tone. It’s the classic sound that has made the Mapex Saturn series so popular.
Maple is characterised by an even amount of high and mid frequencies, with a slightly warm low end. Walnut, meanwhile, offers an equal amount of high, mid and low frequencies producing a big warm sound.
The combination of the two works to create a tom sound that is well represented across all frequencies for a full, well-balanced tone with great warmth.
SONIClear Bearing Edges
As with all Mapex kits, the Mapex Saturn V Tour comes with SONIClear bearing edges. This innovative technology, specific to Mapex, was designed to make the drum head sit flatter for a better shell to head contact. This not only allows for improved resonance and more tone but also simplifies the tuning process, extends the tuning range and helps heads stay in tune longer.
In a nutshell, it enables quicker, longer lasting, more consistent drum tuning allowing you to spend more time drumming and less time tuning.
Tom Suspension Mount
As you would expect from high-end Mapex kits, the Mapex Saturn V tom features a variety of key details.
This rack tom is fitted with 2.3mm power hoops and comes complete with a SONIClear Tom Suspension mount to aid shell resonance for a clearer tone.
Whether you need to mount the tom to a hardware stand or you have a bass mounted holder, this 10" tom comes complete with a well-designed mount ready to slot into your set up immediately for secure and precise positioning.
The tom mount has been specifically designed to minimise contact with the shell, avoiding dampening and reducing the resonance. The result is a tom that is free to resonant and ring freely allowing for substantial sustain and great depth of tone.
Whether you need to mount the tom to a hardware stand or you have a bass mounted holder, this 10" tom comes complete with a well-designed mount ready to slot into your set up immediately.
The Black Strata Pearl wrap is perfectly complemented by the signature Mapex chrome lugs and black M Mapex badge.
Beautiful Black Strata Pearl
This 10” tom is finished with a stunning Black Strata Pearl finish for a truly vintage appearance. Reminiscent of classic kits from the 60s and 70s, this Mapex Saturn tom has a classic look thanks to the speckled wrap that beautifully blends silvery blue, white and black colours to create an overall striking vintage aesthetic.
If you want to extend the tonal range of your drum kit to give yourself more setup options, this Mapex Saturn V Tour tom will help you do that. Perfect for pairing with your Black Pearl Strata kit, this tom features SONIClear edges, a shell consturction that offers both attacking projection and full tone, and a well designed suspension mount for secure positioning. A superb addition to any drummer's arsenal.
Mapex Saturn V Tour Black Strata Pearl 10” Tom Key Features:
- Maple / Walnut Hybrid Shell
- 6ply 5.1mm Tom Shell
- SONIClear Bearing Edges
- Black Strata Pearl
- Chrome Hardware
- SONIClear Tom Suspension Mount
- 2.3mm Power Hoops
|Series||saturn v series|
|Rack Tom Size||10" x 7"|
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