Sonor 14X5 Artist Series Stainless Steel Snare Drum  From Sonor

The exclusive SONOR Artist Snare series combines the experience of the world's most talented drummers with SONOR's vast percussion instrument manufacturing expertise.

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What We Think

From brass to steel or bronze, from maple to beech and birch, each and every Artist Snare Drum is a masterpiece in its own right. During the development process, design is as integral to the final product as sound quality. This attention to detail gives each Artist Snare Drum its own unmistakable character. This is an exclusive steel model for drummers seeking a bright and very responsive sound with high projection. A wide dynamic range with perfectly even speaking snares at any volume.

 

 

Manufacturer's Description from Sonor

The heart of this Artist Snare Drum is a chrome-plated stainless steel shell. The perfect studio snare drum, it’s also well suited to rock and funk drummers. Excellent rim shot sounds, a rich tone and a broad spectrum of medium-range and high pitches are other distinguishing features. The Artist snare drum is equipped with 'Ruthenium' black-plated hoops and fittings.

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About Manufacturer

As one of the oldest drum companies in the world, Sonor brings quality craftsmanship the old fashioned way, by researching their instruments, and constructing them so that they are built to last. It is this pride and dedication that has led Sonor to become one of the premier names in percussion today. Sonor drums and hardware consistently receive top results in tests put on by leading drum and percussion publications. As a first in musical instruments, Sonor received the highest design award of Germany in 1994.

Known for their quality of sound as well as their build quality,  Sonor is the choice for top-tier drummers such as Glenn Kotche of Wilco, Danny Carey of TOOL,  Steve Smith of Journey, Benny Greb, Jojo Mayer of Nerve, Gavin Harrison of Porcupine Tree, Chris Coleman of Prince, Jack DeJohnette, and many more. Through all the achievements and endorsements, Sonor remains dedicated to consistently offering players with the best sound possible.

Specifications

 

Features:

Measurements: 14" x 5"
Shell: Satinless Steel Shell
Thickness: 1 mm
Tension Rods: 2 x 10
Batter Head: White Medium
Resonance Head: Clear Medium
Snare Wire: SW 1416/2 S wire 14", 16 stainless steel wires

 

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