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V-Cymbal Hi-Hat

Q.Can I use a V-cymbal with a TD-8 that is at a software version earlier than 1.10? Also, can I use a V-Cymbal with older TD-series models or an SPD-series unit?

A.Yes. You can use a V-Cymbal with the TD-8 (any software version), and also with the TD-10, TD-7, TD-6, SPD-20, SPD-1, and HPD-15 by setting their trigger parameters properly. Bow shots, edge shots, and choking techniques are possible. For details on setting the trigger parameters, refer to the owner's manual for each product.

  • When you're using a V-cymbal that allows both bow shots and edge shots (bell shots), connect it to a trigger input that is compatible with rim shots.
  • The HPD-15 does not allow choking techniques.
  • The SPD-6 is not equipped with a trigger input, therefore it cannot be used with V-Cymbals.
  • The three-way trigger of the CY-15R and CY-12R/C is available only with products that support this function. As of April 2005, these are:
    - TD-20
    - TD-12
    - TD-10 with a TDW-1 that has been updated for V-Cymbal Control
    - TMC-6


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