The Pearl Modern Utility Maple 14” x 8” Black Ice Snare Drum have been designed with the gigging drummer in mind. Featuring a no-nonsense design this snare is built to withstand constant use. Offering a versatile tone for wide musical use and a 8" depth for chunky low-end tone, this super affordable snare is a must have for the drummer on the go.
Modern Utility Snare
Pearl designed the Modern Utility snare drum range to provide affordability, reliability and flexibility for today’s modern gigging drummers.
Pearl understand that in a musical environment filled with a vast array of styles and genres, today’s drummers need to be adaptable enough to fit perfectly into a variety of musical settings quickly and easily. That’s what the Pearl Modern Utility was made for.
Priced with active working drummers in mind, the Modern Utility series features well-appointed no-nonsense snares that are ready to play whenever, wherever.
Pearl Modern Utility Maple 14” x 8” Black Ice Snare Drum Specifications:
- Model: MUS1480M
- Size: 14” x 8”
- Shell: 6-Ply Maple 5.4mm
- Finish: Black Ice
- Strainer: SR-700
- Lugs: CL Bridge Lugs
- Hoops: 1.6mm Hoops
- Snares: SNW1216
The shell of this Pearl Modern Utility snare is constructed from 6 plies of 100% maple.
Known for its even high and mid frequencies and characterised by its warm low-end tone, maple offers a great all-purpose sound.
Whether you need the snappy sharp attack required in a live sound environment or you want a lower tuning, more tone filled thud in the studio, this versatile Pearl Modern Utility Maple has you covered.
The 8" depth of the snare drum allows for a fuller, fatter, more robust low-end response compared to the 6" deep snare.
Superior Shell Technology
As with all Pearl’s wooden shells, the Modern Utility snare has been built using Pearl’s proprietary Superior Shell Technology to ensure superior tone, optimum resonance and superb strength.
The process begins with the wood selection. The Poplar and Mahogany used in this Pearl drum kit have been specifically selected for their unique acoustic attributes.
The wood is then milled to a precise thickness and put together using overlapping scarf joint seams to ensure a perfect, air-tight fit.
The plies are then covered with Pearl’s proprietary “AcoustiGlue” which seeps into the pores of the wood before being dried to an exact consistency to give the wood optimum resonance.
The plies are then formed in high temperature moulds under 1000 PSI hydraulic pressure to produce a perfectly round drum shell.
Low Contact Lugs
The Pearl Modern Utility Maple snare is adorned with CL Bridge lugs which have been specifically designed to reduce contact with the shell in order to improve shell performance.
By limiting the contact with the shell, the CL Bridge Lugs ensure minimal interference with the shell resonance. This means the shell is able to vibrate freely when hit to ensure a clear projection and improved sustain.
The result is a snare with a clear, cutting tone and a full, warm sustain.
SR700 Strainer and 1.6mm Hoops
The Pearl Modern Utility Maple 14 x 8” snare is fitted with a Pearl SR700 snare throw off providing a smooth, clean action allowing you to quickly and easily adjust and set your desired snare sensitivity.
Whether you want a loose rattle or a short snappy response, simply dial in your required snare feel and snap the lever up for a reliable sound no matter how long you play for.
The snare is fitted with 1.6mm triple flanged hoops for a durable playing set up that will withstand the hardest of cross sticks.
For the gigging drummer it’s important to make sure you always have a snare drum you can trust to perform in any situation and any musical style. The Pearl Modern Utility Maple was designed to do just that and at a price that won’t break the bank.
With a versatile sound, the Pearl Modern Utility will slot seamlessly into any playing set up. Offering cranked up cut to thudding low-end warmth, this Pearl snare is flexible enough to work in any setup and durable enough to withstand constant use.
If you need a reliable snare drum, with no-nonsense straight forward functionality and a great versatile tone the Pearl Modern Utility Maple is the one for you.
Snap it up on the way to your next gig!
Pearl Modern Utility Maple 14” x 8” Black Ice Snare Drum Key Features:
- 6 Ply Maple Shell
- SR700 Strainer
- CL Low Contact Bridge Lugs
- Durable 1.6mm Hoops
- Black Ice Finish
- Versatile Sound
- Designed for the Active Working Drummer
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