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Pearl Sensitone 14" x 5" Beaded Steel 1mm Snare Drum

Pearl Sensitone 14" x 5" Beaded Steel 1mm Snare Drum



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The Pearl Sensitone Beaded Steel 14” x 5” Snare Drum features a 1mm thick shell and provides crisp top end attack and a full depth of tone with great sensitivity for a truly versatile sound. No matter what style you play or what kit set up you have the Pearl SensiTone will slot neatly into any situation.

Sensitive Steel Sensitone Snare

The Pearl SensiTone Series features a range of highly practical, versatile snare drums that cover a wide range of tones.  From beaded steel and brass to seamless aluminium these metal snare drums have a sound for every situation. Meanwhile, the SensiTone Premium snares complete the range with the Phosphor Bronze, 5.4mm Maple and the 4ply Mahogany.

Featuring redesigned hardware and components and a new shell composition, the Pearl SensiTone Beaded Steel offers cutting edge technology to provide a versatile cutting tone.

Pearl Sensitone Beaded Steel 14” x 5” Snare Drum Specifications:

  • Model: STA-1450S
  • Size: 14” x 5”
  • Shell: 1mm Steel
  • Hoops: SuperHoop II
  • Lugs: TB-55
  • Rods: 10
  • Tension Rods: SST-5047
  • Strainer: SR-150 Click-Lock Strainer
  • Snares: SN-1420i

1mm Beaded Steel Shell

Characterised by it’s clear cutting highs, subdued midrange and low end, steel serves to create a snare with an all-purpose tone.

Extremely versatile, the Pearl SensiTone Steel is ideal for those who play a wide range of musical genres and want a snare drum that will switch seamlessly between styles.

With a clear, top end tone and a snappy attacking sound, this Pearl Sensitone Beaded Steel is ideal for live situations when you need to cut through the mix and be heard.

However, put this Pearl steel snare in the studio and it’ll work just as well. The beaded design of the shell helps to control unwanted ring and overtones to create a powerfully, well-focused tone ideal for recording.

SR-150 Snare Strainer

The Pearl Sensitone Steel features the superbly designed SR-150 snare strainer.

This throw off features a Gladstone Style mechanism meaning the snare lever drops outwards away from the snare, rather than to the side.

This smooth action throw off provides quick, easy and precise snare adjustment to ensure you achieve the exact snare sound you require.

Click-Lock Technology

The smooth SR150 Pearl snare strainer also features clever Click-Lock Technology that locks the snare lever and tension adjuster in place to retain your snare settings.

No matter how hard you hit, the Click-Lock will keep your settings in place to ensure a consistent snare sound from start to finish.

Set your snare wire sensitivity, Click-Lock the strainer into place and then forget about it knowing your tone will remain the same throughout your set or rehearsal.

The SR 150 strainer also features a piston style slider that provides a dependable, smooth action for firm snare tension control.

SuperHoop 2

Fitted with Remo drum heads and topped with Pearl SuperHoop 2 triple flanged hoops this Pearl Sensitone snare as a sharp aesthetic and superb functionality.

Pearl’s SuperHoop 2 hoops have been specifically designed to offer an even head tensioning across the whole drum to ensure easy, consistent, long lasting tuning.

The triple flanged super hoops also provide super strength and durability to withstand the strongest of cross sticks.

Tube Lugs

Adorned with sleek, tube double ended snare lugs, the Pearl Sensitone has a 10 lug construction for precise tuning.

The thin tube lugs provide minimal contact with the steel shell to avoid inhibiting the drums resonance, while enabling space for the beaded centre band.

The result is a stylish aesthetic that aids sound quality.

Final Touches

This Pearl Sensitone is finished off with Pearl’s SST-5047 tension rods for reliable, consistent tuning and Pearl 20 strand snare wires for a sensitive, responsive snare sound.

Stylish Steel

In addition to the extremely versatile tone of this Pearl Sensitone, this steel snare has a classy professional aesthetic.

Featuring a shimmering steel finish, this snare drum has a look that will fit beautifully with a wide range of drum kit finishes and band aesthetics.

Whether you play a brightly coloured kit in a pop punk band or you have a richly, dark finished kit for heavy metal gigs, this Pearl Sensitone Beaded Steel snare will slot perfectly into any set up.

The superhoop 2 hoops and the tube lugs perfectly add to the sleek aesthetic of the snare.
Topped off with Pearl’s oval Sensitone badge to complete the look, this snare drum has a strong look to match its impressive tone.


If you need a snare drum that has a versatile look and sound the Pearl Sensitone Beaded Steel is a superb choice.

Featuring a 1mm thick beaded shell for cutting highs and controlled sustain, a smooth SR-150 strainer and Click-Lock Technology for consistent, reliable snare settings and a stylish shining steel finish with sleek tube lugs and SuperHoops, this snare perfectly blends style and substance.

No matter what style of music you play or what musical setting you’re in the Pearl Sensitone provides a versatile sound to make sure you’re always ready to play. Buy it now!

Pearl Sensitone Beaded Steel 14” x 5” Snare Drum Key Features:

  • 1mm Beaded Steel Shell
  • SuperHoop II
  • TB-55 Tube Lugs
  • 10 Rods
  • SR-150 Click-Lock Strainer
  • SN-1420i 20 Strand Snare Wires
  • Sleek Steel Aesthetic
  • Versatile Sound
  • Cutting Top End Tone
  • Controlled Sustain


More Information
Manufacturer Pearl
SKU 181703
Shipping Weight (kg) 4.000000


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