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TAMA Starphonic Walnut 14"x7" Snare Drum

by Tama
Original price $1,077.00
Original price $1,077.00 - Original price $1,077.00
Original price $1,077.00
Current price $699.99
$699.99 - $699.99
Current price $699.99
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Get A Uniquely Warm Sound And Slightly Mellow Attack With The TAMA Starphonic Walnut 14" x 7" Snare Drum 

This STARPHONIC snare drum features a thin 6mm/7ply Walnut shell characterized by its uniquely warm sound and mid-low tone. The Grooved Hoop provides controlled overtones and a slightly mellow attack. The Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Snare Wires enhance the luxurious and fat sound of the Walnut shell. Finished with a Walnut Burl outer ply in a dark natural finish, this snare looks just as gorgeous as it sounds.

6mm, 6ply American Black Walnut Shell + 1 outer ply Black Walnut Burl

This snare drum features a thin 6mm/7ply Walnut shell characterized by its uniquely warm sound and mid-low tones

Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Snare Wire

In order to provide a crisper and more sensitive sound, we redesigned our snappy snare using new materials and customizing the shape of the plate and the wire coil's winding pattern. As a result of these modifications, the Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Snappy Snare fits closer to the snare side head, providing greater sensitivity and a brighter, crisper sound.

Grooved Hoop

The first factor TAMA focused on to achieve a new snare drum sound was the effect of the hoop. So, They Carefully studied the evolution of the hoop over time. In Doing so, TAMA came up with an idea that combines vintage design and modern technology. That idea is the essence of TAMA's totally new "Grooved Hoop."

Non-Loosening Rubber Gasket

STARPHONIC's claw hooks have a rubber block inside to prevent the tension bolts from loosening during playing. Once the tension bolt is tightened, the claw hook is pressed towards the hoop. This also presses the rubber block inside the claw hook and adds pressure to the tension rod inside.

Ratchet Style Snappy Tension Adjuster

To prevent the snappy snares from loosening, TAMA incorporated a ratchet system on the strainer's tension adjustment mechanism. Much like an adjustment tool with fine gears, it achieves high-pressure retension, even with extreme settings. Single click adjustments offer a vertical pull of 0.083mm of wire motion, which allows you to achieve ltra sensitive micro-adjustments.

Freedom Lug & Claw Hook

By looseing the tension rods, you can tilt the claw hooks backwards and away from the Grooved Hoop. This quick release system offers simple, speedy replacement of drum heads without having to take all of the tension rods out of the lugs.


SPECIFICATIONS

  • Size: 14 x 7 inches
  • Shell Material: 6mm, 6ply American Black Walnut Shell + 1 outer ply Black Walnut Burl
  • Hoops: Grooved Hoop
  • Lugs: Freedom Lug
  • Strainer/Butt: "Linear-Drive" Strainer/Detachable Butt
  • Snare Wire: 20 Strands Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Steel Snare Wires (MS20RL14C)

Manufacturer: Tama
Model: PWB147GWB
SKU: I647353-N-1-WHXA
UPC: 4549763265784


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