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CarbonPly PMTC Tenor

Our Championship Series Carbonply Toms provide a battery of sonic assault. The shell composition of 6 ply African Mahogany encapsulated in an inner and outer ply of Carbon Fiber promotes amazing projection and aggressive volume. These Quads and Quints offer the perfect complimentary balance of sound to our Carbon Ply Snare Drums. These advance materials provide cutting edge technology to offer an acoustic advantage to those who dare.


PMTC Tenor
6 Ply African Mahogany Shell
  • Increased resonance and depth
Inner and Outer Ply of Carbon Fiber
  • Increased power and projection, more pronounced highs
Extra Deep Shells with Sonic Cut
  • Maximizes resonance and increases focus and projection
Rounded Bearing Edges
  • Eliminates unwanted overtones while enhancing depth and projection
2.3mm SuperHoop II
  • Increased strength and durability
Aluminum Alloy Tension Casings
  • Years of dependable service under high tensions
8 Tension Casings on the 12" and 13" (Instead of 6)
  • Improved tuning accuracy and even dispersion of tension
6mm Case-Hardened Tension Bolts
  • Permits the highest tension without failure
Standard Lacquer Finish: #301 Carbon Fiber Matte
  • Super durability in any weather, a unique way for your band or corps to stand out
  • 3 year shell warranty, and 1 year hardware warranty


Championship CarbonPly tenor shells have a winning combination that is the most complete sound ever available on the field. A 6-ply African Mahogany shell, full of rich low frequencies, is wrapped with outer layers of a unique Carbon Fiber that provide intense volume and incredible attack. This futuristic combination is enhanced with 2-ply support rings to add tremendous shell stability and shape integrity. Fully rounded bearing edges provide full head to shell contact, increase kinetic energy transfer to the shell, and create maximum shell resonance.

In addition, Pearl’s tenors are scientifically proportioned from diameter to depth, allowing optimum shell vibration. These shell craftsmanship details defined Pearl’s legendary tenor sound. As the next step forward, time tested Mahogany and futuristic Carbon combine into a robust spectrum of frequencies that is totally unique--and totally unlike anything you have encountered.

PMTC Tenor


Pearl’s Superior Shell Technology utilizes a proprietary technique for achieving the ultimate air chamber. It begins with select woods chosen for their unique acoustic attributes, milled to precise thickness with overlapping scarf joint seams, for a perfect air-tight fit. The wood plies are saturated with Pearl’s proprietary “AcoustiGlue” that permeates every pore and dries to the exact consistency of the wood for optimum resonance. Finally, the plies are formed in high-temperature molds with 1000 PSI of hydraulic pressure to produce perfect drum shells that exhibit superior tone, optimal resonance and extreme strength.


Available in a choice of pre-configured packages to fit perfectly in your Corps or Band:
(All model numbers are for the Sonic-Cut Toms)










Dimensions Model Number
8/10/12/13 PMTC-8023N/A
10/12/13/14 PMTC-0234N/A
6/8/10/12/13 PMTC-68023N/A
6/10/12/13/14 PMTC-60234N/A
6*/6**/8/10/12/13 PMTC-668023N/A
6*/6**/8/10/12/14 PMTC-668024N/A
6*/8/10/12/13/14 PMTC-680234N/A

* = 6"x6" ** = 6"x8"


CX Airframe Tenor Carrier CST-1


The CX AIRFRAME Carriers feature a solid rod, form-fitting upper shoulder frame attached to a thin aluminum belly plate with extreme range of motion. The ACS (Agility Control System) Belt unites the player to their instrument for optimal stability in today’s modern use of body movement. The shoulder and belly pads are removable for cleaning and are built with a “Stealth” design; the Carriers practically disappear under the uniform. The new CXBB-1 Tenor back bar provides absolute level positioning of all of the toms and features a lightweight aluminum construction. For the first time, the customer will have the option to have a 6” AND 8” tom in their sextuplet configuration.


  • Removable Shoulder Pads For Cleaning
  • ACS Belt Unites Instrument With Player
  • No Small Parts To Keep Up
  • Fully Adjustable With A Standard Drum Key
  • Stealth Design Disappears Under Uniform
  • Includes CXBB-1Tenor Back Bar

Cases & Accessories


Tenor Stand

MTS-3000 Marching Tom Stand


Tenor Cases
  • PD-8004 for Quad/Quint/Sextet


Tenor Covers

Pearl Drum Covers protect your investment from the wear and tear of the season.

  • MDCG-8024 for 8023 and 8024 combinations
  • MDCG-0234 for the 0234 combinations


  • MUH-10T clamps to the Superhoop II standard on all Pearl Championship tenors

Edge Gaurds

Pearl MTT100 Black Tenor Edge Guard attaches to the bottom of any set of Marching Tenors, giving each drum a professional look and protecting the bottom edge of the shell from damage. Each package includes 15 feet of trim, and will cover a Quint configuration. The Trim End Pieces, sold separately, clamp over the ends of the guard to give each drum a clean appearance.

  • MTT100, 15 feet of Edge Guard
  • NP264A/4, Set of 4 Trim End Pieces

Warranty & Schematics


Pearl drums, hardware, accessories and percussion instruments are designed and manufactured to provide the highest standards in quality, style, appearance and playing performance.  Pearl takes pride in its products and takes great care to utilize the best materials and the highest standard of craftsmanship in their manufacture.


General:  Pearl drums, stands, pedals, parts and accessories except as noted herein, purchased from an authorized Pearl dealer are warranted to the original retail purchase and shall be valid by item as indicated below and is not transferable. 

Shells (Marching):  Wood marching shells are guaranteed against material failure or going out of round for a period of three (3) years from the date of the original purchase.

Drum Hardware (Marching):  Drum hardware such as lugs, claws, tension rods, swivel nuts, strainers, and nuts and bolts are guaranteed against material failure and manufacturing defects for a period of one (1) year from the date of the original purchase.

Hoops:  Wood hoops are guaranteed against material failure, ply separation, or going out of round for a period of one (1) year from the date of the original purchase. Metal hoops are guaranteed against material failure or going out of round for a period of one (1) year from the date of the original purchase.

Finish:  Except for “special finishes" (see below), both the lacquer finish and covered finish on Pearl drums are guaranteed for one (1) year; however, Pearl does not guarantee against deterioration by reason of corrosive atmosphere, extreme temperature or other external causes.


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