Best Electronic Drums

The electronic drumset used to be a novelty item that was rarely used in a professional setting and hardly ever used for live performances. The best electronic drumset was hardly more than an expensive set of practice pads exclusively used for a “quiet” option for parents buying a quiet beginner electronic set for a young drummer, or professional drummer that lived in urban environments and had to have low volume practice sessions.

Times have changed for these musical instruments and now options for electronic sets are abundant with incredibly complex sound modules that deliver huge banks of snare drums, bass drums, toms, and cymbals.  The designs of the cymbals pads, kick pads, trigger pads, and the various drum pads are available in a variety of rubber pad and mesh pad options, creating a realistic feel and drum sounds that can rival the most advanced drum machines but with the full electronic drumset experience.

When finding the best electronic drumset, one has a wide range of factors to look at from the drums sound, range of sound and sound quality to price ranges, mesh heads vs. drumming pads and so much more, all of which we cover in our buyers guide.

Top 10 Best Electronic Drumkits

Best value Roland TD30KV Review

Roland TD30KV Review

Bottom Line - This is the end all be all electronic drumset...at least for now.

9.9
Best value 2 Roland TD25KV Review

Roland TD25KV Review

Bottom Line - While 2-4k for an electronic might seem expensive, the truth is, the quality rivals some of the drumsets ...

9.7
Best value 3 Alesis Strike Pro Review

Alesis Strike Pro Review

Bottom Line - Very well built electronic drumset by Alesis

9.5
Best value 4 Roland TD11k Review

Roland TD11k Review

Bottom Line - Roland makes amazing electronic drumsets.  The modules are amazing and the response and feel of the drums ...

9.4
Best price 5 Roland TD1KV Review

Roland TD1KV Review

Bottom Line - This is a great price for an electronic drumset, especially one with a signature Roland sound module.

9.4
Best value 6 Alesis Command Mesh Review

Alesis Command Mesh Review

Bottom Line - The drum tones are on point and the MIDI capabilities are choice.

9.3
Best value 7 Alesis Surge Mesh Kit Review

Alesis Surge Mesh Kit Review

Bottom Line - Very well built electronic drumset by Alesis

9.3
8 Yamaha DTX562K Review

Yamaha DTX562K Review

Bottom Line - Yamaha delivers on tone and response with the Yamaha Dtx532k.

9.3
Best price 9 Alesis Nitro Mesh Review

Alesis Nitro Mesh Review

Bottom Line - It's cheap without being cheap.

9.1
10 Yamaha DTX532K Review

Yamaha DTX532K Review

Bottom Line - Yamaha delivers on tone and response with the Yamaha Dtx532k.

9.0

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In the modern age of drumming, there are now more forms of electronic drumming than ever before. There are several great (and not so great) brands of electronic Drumsets like Alesis, Roland and Yamaha.

Now there are also a ton of option for drum pads and triggers and drum machines, including analog drum machines and digital drum machines. With all the electronic drums becoming popular there have also been efforts to create drumsets that are “the best of both worlds” in the form of hybrid drumsets.

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2000s DM6 Electric Drum Set

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ELECTRONIC DRUMS – The electric drums section is more than just electronic Drumsets. This section covers both electronic Drumsets and other types of electric drums like drum pads and drum machines. Within that section, there are Electronic Drumsets, (both full sets and hybrid drumsets) that may or may not also include:
– Electronic Cymbals (Electronic Ride Cymbal, Electronic crash cymbal, Electronic hi hats)
– Electronic Drum Pass (Electronic Snare Pad, Electronic tom pass, electronic kick drum)
– Electronic Drum Set Trigger (Brain of an electronic drumset)
– Drum Hardware (Cymbal Stands, Hi Hat Stand, Snare Stand, Tom Mountings)
– Kick Pedal (Single Chain Kick Pedal, Double Bass Drum Pedal etc.)
– Drum Throne
– Headphone
– Electronic Drumset Amp or Speaker

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