Adams Revolution Series Timpani have a number of patented developments that combine truly professional performance sound quality with an innovative balanced action pedal system, height adjustment system, wide range hand fine-tuner, and a removable, folding base for true portability. For the first time ever, calf heads can used on a balanced action pedal, and an octave can be achieved from each drum with the range tuner. There has never been a more practical, portable, high quality instrument.
Adams Revolution Series Timpani have a number of patented developments that combine truly professional performance sound quality with an innovative balanced action pedal system, height adjustment system, wide range hand-fine tuner, and a removable, folding base for true portability. For the first time ever, calf heads can used on a balanced action pedal, and an octave can be achieved from each drum with the range tuner. There has never been a more practical, portable, high quality instrument.
The base and bowl of the Revolution Series easily separate without tools making these the only truly portable high quality drums available. When separated from the base, each Revolution drum maintains tension and has a range of a 5th using the hand–fine tuner feature, The base itself folds and locks and can be easily carried away using the built in handle. The oversized double locking swivel casters combined with the permanently installed locking third wheel assembly on the pedal help the Revolution drums glide with finger-tip effort.
Revolution timpani are available in standard 20,23,26,29 and 32 inch sizes in Fiberglass bowl without fine-tuner, as well as Smooth Copper and Hand-hammered Copper bowls with fine-tuner. Drums include tuning gauges, short nylon drop covers, and mutes. Padded bags are available to protect the drums while in transport with heavy-duty handle straps that make moving the Revolution drums easier than any other balanced action drum.
With the introduction of the Revolution timpani, Adams once again proves they are the world leader in timpani and percussion development.
Patented Un-coupling System and Frame Folding System
These new systems make the Adams Revolution timpani very easy to transport. With one simple click you take off the kettle. If the drum is fitted with a fine-tuner option, it is also possible to play the timpani without the pedal mechanism, which is ideal for Baroque music when calf heads are fitted. After placing the kettle back on the frame again, it is locked by pushing the pedal down and you can play with the pedal again. The complete frame of the Adams Revolution timpani folds together making this timpani even easier to transport. An integrated handle makes this folded frame very easy to carry by hand.
Patented tension mechanism
Adams has developed a system that automatically spreads the tension of the head over all of the tuning screws. This means your timpani head is always equally in balance giving you a perfect and even tone. Now replacing or tuning a timpani head couldn't be simpler!
Patented height adjustable system
This new system allows you to adjust your timpani height (the complete new balance system included) from 80 to 90 cm. Ideal for younger musicians and for stage leveling.
Patented wide range hand (fine)tuning
The new wide range hand fine-tuner allows you to play over 1 octave per timpani with the pedal mechanism attached. Without the pedal attached the range of the wide range hand fine-tuner will be a fifth. This allows greater flexibility for many different scenarios.
" The new Revolution drums are just too cool! The fine tuner alone is a great step forward for a portable instrument; works just like a fine tuner should: simple, easy and positive.The bowl detaches and reattaches easily every time...No mysteries or mechanical hangups. And best of all, they sound great! Every gigging percussionist should have a pair of these timps. "- Jim Atwood, Louisiana Philharmonic
Patented Balanced Pedal system
The newly designed Balanced Action Pedal system makes it possible, for the first time, to play with natural calf heads on a balanced action system timpani.
Unlike other common molding methods used to create Timpani bowls today, all Adams Timpani 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 supported by the strong contoured Revolution de-coupling plate and base for maximum form and function.
RVKH 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.
RVKG Polished Copper
Copper gives a richer and more vivid tone than fiberglass. There is only a small difference in weight compared to fiberglass, but a much improved projection and sustain.
The main characteristics of fiberglass timpani are a lower weight and cost effectiveness. The fiberglass Revolution Series drums offer a great value and fantastic performance quality.
RVKH-FT Hammered Copper With Fine-Range Tuner
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. The Fine-Range tuner expands your possible notes beyond typical timpani, and allows your tuning to be more precise than any other balanced action pedal.
|RVKH20-FT||20” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKH23-FT||23” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKH26-FT||26” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKH29-FT||29” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKH32-FT||32” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKHSET2-FT||26” & 29” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKHSET4-FT||23,26,29,32” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKHSET5-FT||20,23,26,29,32” with Fine-Range tuner|
RVKG-FT Polished Copper With Fine-Range Tuner
Copper gives a richer and more vivid tone than fiberglass. There is only a small difference in weight compared to fiberglass, but a much improved projection and sustain. The Fine-Range tuner expands your possible notes beyond typical timpani, and allows your tuning to be more precise than any other balanced action pedal.
|RVKG20-FT||20” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKG23-FT||23” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKG26-FT||26” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKG29-FT||29” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKG32-FT||32” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKGSET2-FT||26” & 29” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKGSET4-FT||23,26,29,32” with Fine-Range tuner|
|RVKGSET5-FT||20,23,26,29,32” with Fine-Range tuner|
The main characteristics of fiberglass timpani are a lower weight and cost effectiveness. The fiberglass Revolution Series drums offer a great value and fantastic performance quality with unmatched portability and practicality.
|RVFISET2||26” & 29”|
Pearl D3000TC Timpani / Conductors Throne Hydraulic Height Adjustment with Backrest
Revolution / Universal Series Padded Gig Bags
|Model Number||Drum Size||Description|
|TPRV20||20”||Padded and reinforced nylon gig bag|
|TPRV23||23”||Padded and reinforced nylon gig bag|
|TPRV26||26”||Padded and reinforced nylon gig bag|
|TPRV29||29”||Padded and reinforced nylon gig bag|
Padded and reinforced nylon gig bag
Padded and reinforced nylon gig bag
Short Drop Covers
|Model Number||Drum Size||Description|
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|
|PM-100||Adams Timpani Key|
|PBA-02||Adams Felt Timpani Mute w/cord|
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.
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