Roland Now Shipping RMP-12 Marching Percussion Instrument

Newest Rhythm Coach® brings new dimension of portable sound and expression

Roland is pleased to announce that the new RMP-12 marching percussion instrument is now available in stores. This latest addition to the Rhythm Coach® line of products offers enhanced playability, expressiveness, and versatility for practice and performance applications.

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The RMP-12 is the world’s first electronic marching percussion instrument to incorporate Roland’s patented multi-layer mesh head technology, allowing drummers to practice longer with less stress and fatigue. The 12-inch pad with rim triggering connects to a newly-designed module with 128 different sounds and effects, including a wide variety of marching, concert, and world percussion instruments.

The battery-powered RMP-12 is lightweight and portable, and can easily attach to standard marching carriers or concert snare stands. It also is perfect as an additional drum pad for any acoustic or electronic drum set. The I/O features of the RMP-12 include an audio output for connection to a wireless system or direct connection to an external amplifier or audio system. A mix input is included to connect any audio source to the RMP-12, and a headphone output for quiet practice.

The RMP-12 also includes the Rhythm Coach, an invaluable practice tool that helps drummers improve timing, accuracy, speed, and stamina through a series of unique metronome-based drills and exercises. Seamless switching from practice mode to live marching mode makes the RMP-12 the perfect instrument tool for both performance and practice.

The RMP-12 marching percussion instrumentis now shipping with a retail price of $699.