Pearl Rhythm Traveler Reviews
I paid $399 for this set plus 35 to ship from M123. Others with free ship didn't have the unit in stock. I love playing drums but hate toting them. I don't play often but started up again recently, so I thought I would try this set that can pretty much collapse into a couple of bags to carry. I've played the set out already and people who see... [read more on Audiofanzine]RhythmBUG rated this unit on 2004-03-01.
Good kit especially for those who don't have much space. Good for practice as the mesh heads do make a sound (unlike practice pads) but it does not carry through walls. Great portability - fits into 2 bags plus hardware and cymbals. Would even make a good serious juniors kit given the size and weight of it. The only rival I see is the Arbit... [read more on Audiofanzine]Nik, North Yorkshire rated this unit on 2004-01-25.
This is a very well-thought-out compact set. I've messed around on the Remo Legero and the Pacific compact sets, and I like the fundamental sound, concept, and layout of the Pearl the best. The overall quality is good enough that I mostly yearned for a better pedal (or at least a better pedal-bass hoop connection). The right heads make this set ... [read more on Audiofanzine]John Butler rated this unit on 2001-07-10.
Definitely, this is an excellent concept. Particularly for the beginner. I have been recommending this kit to all of my beginning students. [read more on Audiofanzine]John Lestter rated this unit on 2001-06-29.
A good kit for learning maybe, but for a serious drummer, no way. It isn't expandable, and I'd never play it live. You'd be much better off either buying an elecronic kit (if you can afford it and need to practice silently) or an entry level acoustic kit. You'll be able to use it as you get better, and they make mesh heads now if sound is an iss... [read more on Audiofanzine]stills420 rated this unit on 2001-06-29.
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