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Yamaha CSS-1450A 14" x 5" Concert Chrome-Plated Steel Shell Snare Drum

  • Our Price
  • $545.00
  • Regular price MSRP: $585.00


Get A Crisp, Clear Snare Drum Sound For Any Performance Environment - The Yamaha CSS-1450A 14" x 5" Concert Chrome-Plated Steel Shell Snare Drum

The CSS-A Series Concert Snare Drum features the same hardware as the CSM-AII Series, providing a significant upgrade from the original CSS series. This drum features a chrome-plated steel shell, three piece tube lugs and Q type snare strainer. Coil snares provide easy playability even for beginners. This basic Yamaha model is ideal for wind ensembles and a wide variety of musical genres.


  • Steel shells are used for their sharp attack and clear sound.


  • The lineup includes two shell sizes: CSS-1450A - 14" x 5", and the CSS-1465A - 14" x 6 1/2'.


  • Coil snares that produce a bright sound have been used in the CSS-A Series. Coil snares also sustain longer than straight snares, making it easier to play even-sounding rolls and generally providing easier playability for beginners.


  • The Q type strainer lets you tighten or release your snares quickly and quietly.


  • Yamaha Remo Ambassador heads provide a bright tone.


  • The CSS-A Series employs the same tube lugs as the high-end wood shell models. By holding the tension of both the top and bottom heads with unified lugs, an optimal balance of tension between the heads is achieved.


  • Dyna hoops constructed of 2.3 millimeter thick steel contribute to fast, well-defined attack.


  • The supplied ring mute can be used to dampen overtones when a more clearly defined tone is required.

  • Shell Thickness:1.2mm
  • Shell Material: Chrome-plated Steel
  • Snare Name: High-Carbon Steel Coiled Wires
  • Strainer Release Side: Q Type
  • Strainer Butt Side: DC3 Type
  • Included Accessories: DK-15 Tuning Key, Ring Mute

Manufacturer: Yamaha
Model: CSS-1450A
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I433561-N-1-B
UPC: 086792998527

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