Yamaha Design “Synapses” DTX950K
2010 / ELECTRONIC DRUM
GOOD DESIGN GOLD AWARD
Red Dot Award
The DTX series – superior feel with an advanced, bodiless construction.
For the drummer, the design emphasizes the acoustic feeling of the instrument. For the audience, the advanced construction appears to meld the drummer and the DTX into one.
This drum head utilizes revolutionary molding technology to offer a feel that inspires you to play. Designers looked carefully at the white coloration of the drumhead and the texture of its surface, and were able to achieve a feel that transmits drummers' intentions directly into their sound.
Die-cast aluminum, rubber… diverse materials joined in the face of a curve, with the whole allowed to float freely within an advanced frame structure.
The pads are pure circles, to further emphasize the acoustic air of the drum kit. The design features a clear division between the control panel and the body, so that the control panel does not detract from the circular beauty of the pad.
- Keizo Tatsumi
- Yamaha Design Laboratory