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Timpani Symphonic

The impressive sound and quality of our Symphonic Series allow them to excel in a multitude of different playing situations. Whether you're performing in a symphony hall or a school auditorium, the outstanding sound and unmatched precision of the Symphonic Series will exceed your performance demands.

Features

Adams Symphonic

The impressive sound and quality of our Symphonic Series allow them to excel in a multitude of different playing situations. Whether you’re performing in a symphony hall or a school auditorium, the outstanding sound and unmatched precision of the Symphonic Series will exceed your performance demands.

Symphonic

All Adams Symphonic Series Tympani bowls are press formed from a single sheet of supreme quality copper. Seamless and free of any welds or soldering, the bowl is allowed to resonant freely and evenly. The bowls are suspended by a strong, firm, contoured steel ring to maintain bowl roundness and offer the best protection during transport.

Adams Symphonic Timpani are available in the US and Canada by Special Order Only. Contact a Pearl / Adams Authorized Dealer for more information.

Symphonic

The Symphonic Series pedal mechanism is based upon the European style block system, also known as a clutch and post system. Unlike the professional series balanced action system, this type of block pedal system allows the fundamental pitch of the timpani to be easily altered without effecting pedal performance.

Symphonic

Our Symphonic Series timpani also offer an easy to operate fine tuner located on the player’s side.

Symphonic

Three wheels, two at the rear and one under the pedal mechanism, have been custom designed with a braking mechanism that prevents them from both turning and rotating. The wheels are also designed to eliminate any possibility of noise caused from vibration. Other great standard features include an easy to operate tuning gauge, and high quality Remo Renaissance Timpani heads with insert rings for increased rigidity and improved sound quality. The Adams Symphonic Series Timpani are offered in five bowl diameters, 20”, 23”, 26”, 29”, and 32”.

Shell

Unlike other common molding methods used to create Timpani bowls today, all Adams Symphonic Series Tympani bowls are press formed from a single sheet of supreme quality copper. Seamless and free of any welds or soldering, the bowl is allowed to resonant freely and evenly. This forming method also ensures an even thickness throughout the entire kettle, resulting in the ultimate in both tonal quality and projection. The bowls are suspended by a strong, firm, contoured steel ring to maintain bowl roundness and offer the best protection during transport.

Adams Shell

Symphonic Series bowls are hammered to increase each drum’s frequency range and to produce a clear, pure tone. The Symphonic Series comes standard with parabolic shaped hammered bowls, but can also be special ordered with cambered hammered bowls, to further enhance the outstanding sound quality offered by these superb Timpani.

SYDH Hammered Cambered Copper

This type of bowl is our top-of-the-range model. The quality of the tone is really focused. The tone is very warm. This type of bowl is used in the Professional series, Symphonic series and Philharmonic series timpani.

Adams Hammered Cambered Copper Shell

SYKH Hammered Copper

This type of bowl has the best price-quality ratio. Compared to the Polished Copper you pay a little more, but you get a tone that is more focused and direct.

Adams Hammered Copper Shell

Configurations

All Adams Symphonic Series timpani arrive with fine tuner and tuning gauge standard, short drop covers, mutes , Remo Renaissance heads, and tuning key.

Available range for Universal, Professional and Symphonic Timpani
Every Adams copper timpani bowl is formed by deep drawing a single sheet of red copper in our own factory. Contrary to other molding methods, deep drawing has the great advantage of maintaining the same thickness throughout the bowl which is extremely important for a good sound.

Adams Timpani Configuration Range

Special Order Configurations

SYDH Hammered Cambered Copper

Model Number Size
PRDH20 20”
PRDH23 23”
PRDH26 26”
PRDH29 29”
PRDH32 32”
PRDHSET2 26” & 29”
PRDHSET4 23,26,29,32”
PRDHSET5 20,23,26,29,32”

SYDH Hammered Copper

Model Number Size
RKH20 20”
PRKH23 23”
PRKH26 26”
PRKH29 29”
PRKH32 32”
PRKHSET2 26” & 29”
PRKHSET4 23,26,29,32”
PRKHSET5 20,23,26,29,32”

Accessories

Thrones

D3000TC Throne

D3000TC
Pearl D3000TC Timpani / Conductors Throne Hydraulic Height Adjustment with Backrest

Short Drop Covers

Model Number Drum Size Description
TPCV-20 20” Nylon
TPCV-23 23” Nylon
TPCV-25 25” Nylon
TPCV-26 26” Nylon
TPCV-28 28” Nylon
TPCV-29 29” Nylon
TPCV-30 30” Nylon
TPCV-32 32” Nylon

Short Drop Covers

Long Drop Covers

Model Number Drum Size Description
TPCV-20L 20” Vinyl w/zipper front
TPCV-23L 23” Vinyl w/zipper front
TPCV-25L 25” Vinyl w/zipper front
TPCV-26L 26” Vinyl w/zipper front
TPCV-28L 28” Vinyl w/zipper front
TPCV-29L 29” Vinyl w/zipper front
TPCV-30L 30” Vinyl w/zipper front
TPCV-32L 32” Vinyl w/zipper front

Long Drop Covers

Miscellaneous

Model Number Description
PM-100 Adams Timpani Key
PBA-02 Adams Felt Timpani Mute w/cord

Miscellaneous

Warranty

Adams Products are guaranteed against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. Mallets bar sets are entitled to one (1 ) free tuning during the the period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. Individual bars may be exchanged as often as necessary during the period of one (1) year the date of original purchase. For Rosewood and Padouk bars, Adams highly recommends waiting for nine (9) months from the date of original purchase before exchanging or tuning the bars to allow them to acclimate to your environment.

GENERAL CONDITIONS OF WARRANTY

This Warranty Does Not Cover
This warranty shall not apply to the following: sticks, brushes, beaters, springs, straps, slings, heads, wire snares, cable snares, gut snares, snare cords/straps, cymbals, bass drum hoop protectors, or damage resulting from misuse, negligence, and/or alterations or additions to the product after acceptance.  Pearl’s warranty does not apply to failures caused by the following:  a.)  Improper maintenance or repair, including the installation of parts or components that do not conform to the quality and specification of the original.  b.)  Instruments that have been altered, modified or have been damaged through misuse, negligence or improper operation.  c.)  Instruments whose trademark, name or identification number has been changed or removed.  d.)  Instruments subjected to abnormal strain, neglect, abuse, modification or exposure to extreme variances in temperature or humidity.  e.)  Special Finishes - Drum hardware and stands ordered with Black Chrome plated, Gold plated, Satin Chrome plated, Black Nickel plated, and lacquered finishes are highly sensitive to cosmetic damage that can occur during normal handling and use.  Therefore, no warranty of any kind, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, is provided against cosmetic defects or appearance damage to these finishes. 

The obligation created by this warranty is limited to repair or replacement of the defective item at Pearl’s sole discretion.

Owner’s Responsibility
It is important that the owner/user be familiar with the proper maintenance and use of their Pearl instrument. Keep this warranty and proof of purchase in a safe place.  Be prepared to provide purchase information to avoid undue difficulties in determining eligibility for warranty protection. If any service is not performed by Pearl, it will terminate this warranty.

To Obtain Warranty Service
Warranty service may be obtained by first notifying the Pearl dealer from which the product was originally purchased.  Upon notification, the Pearl dealer must obtain Return Authorization from the Pearl Customer Service Department.  This number must be written plainly on the outside of the package or the returned shipping carton will be refused.  Returned merchandise must be accompanied by a copy of the original sales receipt.  All freight and insurance must be prepaid by the original owner.  Pearl will stand return freight, provided the defect is adjudged to be covered by warranty.  Merchandise found to be not covered by warranty will be returned freight collect.

Warranty Limitations
This Limited Warranty is exclusive and made in lieu of all other warranties, and all implied warranties, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability or of fitness for a particular purpose which are hereby expressly disclaimed. In no event will responsibility be accepted for incidental or consequential damages of any nature whatsoever. Some states do not allow limitation on how long an implied warranty may last. Therefore, the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to stat