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Yamaha YDD40 Portable Digital Electronic Drums with Power Supply

by Yamaha
4.3 out of 5 stars 43 customer reviews
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  • 50 Programmed Drum Kits + Custom Kits
  • 4 Pads and Foot Pedal Input
  • AUX-Input for Playing Along with your Favorite Music
  • Play-along Mode and Music Book
  • Polyphony (Maximum): 32
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Product Description

Product Description

The Yamaha YDD40 electronic drums features great sound, feel and value in a convenient package. The DD40 makes portable digital drums available to more aspiring drummers.Four touch-sensitive pads plus a foot pedal, 99 world percussion sounds and a large selection of accompaniments make playing along with other instruments fun and easy. An AUX input lets drummers plug in an MP3 player or an iPod(R) and play along with their favorite music.

From the Manufacturer

Yamaha

Yamaha YDD40 Portable Digital Electronic Drums with Power Supply

Yamaha YDD40 Portable Digital Electronic Drums with Power Supply

The Yamaha YDD40 electronic drums features great sound, feel and value in a convenient package.

The DD40 makes portable digital drums available to more aspiring drummers. With four touch-sensitive pads, 99 world percussion sounds and a large selection of accompaniments playing along with other instruments is both fun and easy. An AUX input lets drummers plug in an MP3 player or an iPod(R) and play along with their favorite music.

Yamaha YDD40 Key Features:

  • 50 Programmed Drum Kits + Custom Kits:
    Large selection of world percussion Voices plus memory space for creating your favorite original set
  • 4 Pads and Foot Pedal Input:
    4-pad basic layout and input for foot pedal provide the feeling of real acoustic drums
  • AUX-Input for Playing Along with your Favorite Music:
    An AUX input lets drummers plug in an MP3 player or an iPod and play along with their favorite music.
  • Play-along Mode and Music Book:
    50 songs for practice and play-along You can erase the drum part completely or partially. With tempo control, Music Book or your MP3 player, you have an effective, easy way to practice.
  • Magic Mode:
    Large selection of world percussion Voices plus memory space for creating your favorite original set

Specifications

Yamaha YDD40 Portable Digital Electronic Drums with Power Supply
Color/Finish
Body:
Color: Silver

Size/Weight
Dimensions:
Width: 343 mm (13-1/2")
Height: 146.1 mm (5-3/4")
Depth: 325.9 mm (12-13/16")
Weight: Weight 1.5 kg (3 lbs., 5 oz.)

Control Interface
Pedal:
Number of Pedals: 1
Functions: Bass drum
Pad Number of Pads: 4
Touch Response: Yes
Display Type: LED (7-segment, 2-digit)
Size: 2-digit
Panel:
Language: English

Voices
Polyphony:
Number of Polyphony (Max.): 32
Preset:
Number of Voices: 50 Preset + 1 Custom
Compatibility:
GM: No
XGlite: No

Amplifiers and Speakers
Amplifiers: 5W
Speakers: 12cm

Power Supply
Power Supply: Adapto(PA-130, PA-3C, or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) Batteries(Six "AA" size, LR6), or equivalent batteries
Power Consumption: 6W (PA-130)/8W (PA-3C)

Accessories
Included Accessories:
Pedal/Footswitch: Drum Stick (1pair)

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Product Details

  • Item Weight: 6.2 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 6 pounds
  • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
  • International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
  • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: B003FA1KS8
  • Item model number: YDD40 AD
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #35,028 in Musical Instruments (See Top 100 in Musical Instruments)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: June 12, 2007

Customer Reviews

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Bought this as a present for a 5 year old that wanted a drum set. Didn't want a cheap toy, so I considered this for a little more money. Turned out to be a great fit. Many drum set settiings plus a valuable volume control. This came with a set of drum sticks and a power adapter. It also lasts a long time on a set of batteries. This review is from the perspective of a parent that bought this more as a toy for a child rahther than a serious musician.
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1 year old and still works perfectly with many hours of drumming. My 7 yr old loves this digital drum.
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I got this for my brother for Christmas since he couldn't bring his real drum kit to his new dorm, but... of course... had to test it out myself! I'm not a percussionist, but wow did I have fun. The sound quality is great. A few snares sound a little tinny, but there are so many options that you can switch those out for better sounding ones. You can custom set up the kit or use their configurations. Volume levels are a good range (I will buy headphones to go with this too) It has a good bass beat and tom sound - which is admirable in a machine this size. It fits on your lap. The drum pads are not too small. I lost myself a bit to the rhythm and played without looking and never hit the plastic once (and I remind you, I'm not into drums... I only ever played woodwinds). It comes with a pair of drum sticks - solid wood and standard. It also comes with an AC adaptor which I think is invaluable. I can't imagine the battery time being very long with this as it will hardly ever be switched off once my brother gets it.
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This thing is ideal. I run the YDD40 into my Tascam cassette 4-track (out through the 1/4" headphone jack), and I gotta say--when EQ'd properly, this device approximates the sound of a mic'd up drum kit surprisingly well. It's extremely easy to use, is low-noise, and has a nice (albeit limited) variety of drum sounds. It's a basic, compact piece of gear, and has proven over time to be a total keeper.
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Great drum kit! Considering the size and portablilty, I found the voice options and overall sound quality to be impressive. The unit itself is well made and very easy to use.
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This drum set is unbelievable! Sounds great and I like the variety of drum voices offered for the pads. The pads are a little small to get around, but with practice it becomes a little easier to hit them.
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This is a good product for an amateur or kids who want to learn playing music instrument. My son likes it. At times I also have fun.
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My kids love these drums. They play along with a piano and make "music". I recomend for any beginner to start on.
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