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Yamaha MS-9414 14x12 Inch SFZ Marching Snare Drum - Black Forest

by Yamaha
Out of Stock
Original price $1,038.00
Original price $1,038.00 - Original price $1,038.00
Original price $1,038.00
Current price $791.95
$791.95 - $791.95
Current price $791.95
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Mint or Open Box: The item may have been opened and tested but has been repackaged. The original packaging may have superficial issues but the item itself and any originally included accessories are in perfect, like new condition.

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B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.

Yamaha MS-9414 Standard SFZ 14x12 Inch Marching Snare Drum - Black Forest

The redesigned Yamaha MS-9414 marching snare was built to satisfy director and player requirements through extensive field testing and evaluations with top DCI and WGI performing groups and artists. Improved hardware makes it durable and lightweight with excellent presence and projection. The MS-9414 is a standard Sforzando (SFZ) with 14” diameter and 12” shell depth. Outstanding tone and dynamic response. Anodized hardware including top and bottom hoops.

Designed for articulation, projection, and performance

Renowned for its distinctive sound, wide dynamic range, and explosive rim shot, the SFZ marching snare drum incorporates structural innovations that permit the use of a high-tension Kevlar drumhead.

Maple Shell

Exclusive Air Seal system ensures a solid, consistent round shell allowing the augmented maple shell depth to provide a warm tone with excellent presence and projection that blends with any ensemble.

Reduced Weight

Hardware improvements and manufacturing reduced suspension ring height (1), and removing select material in the top and bottom high-tension hoops and suspension ring (2) reduced the weight without compromising durability or sound. The lighter SFZ minimizes stress on players throughout the most competitive performances.

Improved Snare Response

Additional air holes increase articulation and snare response without reducing volume and improve the player's performance experience.

New Top Hoop Shape

A larger radius at the top of the rim enhances rimshot tone and reduces stick damage.

Streamlined Tube Lug and Gravity Guard

Modeled after our concert snare drums, the lug post design, made of lightweight aluminum, creates a modern look and improves durability, while the revised gravity guard prevents the tension rod from slipping.

Aluminum Insert Ring

A snare-side, aluminum insert ring is standard and maintains a stable pitch even when high-tension tuning is used.


The top head is a Remo White Max type, and the bottom head is a Remo Clear Ambassador.


Size and Weight

  • Diameter - 14 inch
  • Depth - 12 inch
  • Weight - 15.2 lbs (6.5 kg)

Design/Architecture Detail

  • Hoop: High-tension hoop
  • Lug Aluminum Tub Lug
  • Shell Material: 6-ply Maple
  • Hoop Finish: Silver
  • Head Batter Side: Yamaha Remo White Max
  • Head Bottom Side: Yamaha Remo Clear Ambassador Snare Side

Included Accessories

  • Drum Key

Manufacturer: Yamaha
Model: MS-9414BR
SKU: I677853-N-0-WHXC
UPC: 086792380865

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