Mapex 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Drum Kit
MAPEX CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY
This 30th Anniversary project is a tribute to three decades of uncompromising dedication to craftsmanship. We salute our craftsmen and the drummers who support and motivate us to explore limitless drum design possibilities in our pursuit of producing the ultimate acoustic experience
Mt. Juliet, TN – August 1, 2019– Mapex, one of the leading drum brands in the world and well known for their innovation and artistic craftsmanship, is celebrating 30 years of bucking trends and shaking up conventions within the drum industry. Mapex has had a number of notable achievements since its founding in 1989, including selling world-class instruments in more than 30 countries and being selected as one the best drum brands in the world. They have also received numerous industry awards, including recognition from NAMM and Music and Sound Retailer.
But their most valued achievement has been the growing number of musicians choosing Mapex as their drum brand of choice. “From beginners to professional performers, drummers are inspired by the unique and fearless essence that Mapex offers,” says Mapex Brand Manager, Jeff Mulvihill. “We encourage every player to find their artistic expression with Mapex and to never compromise on quality.”
Many world-reknowned drummers, including Russ Miller, Jeff Hamilton, and Chris Adler, use Mapex drums exclusively. “Mapex has been making great instruments for such a long time," said Russ Miller, “I’ve been happy to be a Mapex artist since 2012 and I’m looking forward to many more years.”
To mark their 30th anniversary this year, Mapex is releasing 300 limited edition drum sets and 600 limited edition snare drums. The all-maple limited edition drum sets are modeled after the classic Mapex Orion drum set of the 90s, but with modern touches. The limited edition snare drums are a tribute to the Deep Forest walnut snare drum of the 90s and emanate a rich, dark tone.
Mapex has introduced a special website to allow everyone to follow the 30th anniversary celebration by exploring the brand history and testing their own Mapex knowledge with an online quiz. The celebration will end September 30th with a sweepstakes drawing for a Mapex limited edition drum set.
For details, visit Mapex's 30th anniversary celebration online at www.mapex30th.com.
This 30th Anniversary project is a tribute to three decades of uncompromising dedication to craftsmanship. We salute our craftsmen and the drummers who suppport and motivate us to explore limitless drum design possibilities in our pursuit of producing the ultimate acoustic experience.
The MAPEX 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Drum Kit inherits the spirit of the “Orion Classic” series drum kit, the most representative sound of MAPEX drums in the 90s. This special anniversary drum kit is an all-maple kit, made of 100% North American Maple wood like those found in the original Orion Classic series. The sound characteristics of these classic drum shells provide Warmth, Presence, and Projection while the more modern features developed through the Mapex Design Lab enables the drum kit to produce an even warmer sound with minimum vibration transfer and maximum resonance, accommodating the most demanding player.
Model No: SESV628XCME
Configuration: BD2218, TT1075, TT1208, FT1414, FT1616
Shell: 100% North American Maple
Thickness/ Ply: 8ply 7.9mm Bass Drum Shells
6ply 6.2mm Tom Shells
Tom Mount: SONIClear™ Tom Suspension
System: SONIClear™ Tom Holder
Finish: Garnet Flame (ME)
Features: Low-Contact Claws
Memory-Mark Bass Drum Spurs
SONIClear™ Bearing Edge
Sonic Saver™ Hoops with Chrome Finish
Static 90° Floor Tom Legs
Sonic Pedestal Foot
Isolation Gasket- Floor Tom
SAS 2 FINISH WITH DOUBLE VENEERED COMPOSITION
Double veneered 100% maple shells feature a transparent flame maple innermost ply and a garnet flame maple outermost ply. Based on the proprietary SONIClear™ Attenuation System (SAS) sonic effect scale developed through the Mapex Design Lab, this shell composition qualifies as an SAS 2 designation for a clean and clear sound.
SONICLEAR™ BEARING EDGE
The SONIClear™ Bearing Edge is a standard feature on all 30th anniversary drum kit shells, allowing drum heads to sit flush on the drums, promoting ease of tuning, increased shell resonance, and optimal tonal clarity
SONIC PEDESTAL FOOT
The steel leg is prevented from contacting the ground by an internal cotter pin, allowing the floor tom to "float" on the elevated "spring" of the rubber foot, eliminating vibration transfer and maximizing resonance.
SAS STATIC 90° FLOOR TOM LEGS
The straighter the path to the floor, the more sound loss: the static 90° Design Lab leg allows the most possible resonance from the floor tom
SONIC SAVER™ HOOPS
The inward flange and extra weight of the Sonic Saver Hoops help to focus and control the sound of the drums. The projection is more "down" than "out" and will provide more of a "vintage" closed tone.
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