The Pearl Philharmonic PHF-1412-101 14x12 Field Drum, Walnut Finish offers the emotion and power of traditional rope marching drums, combined with all the technologically advanced features common with our other Philharmonic Series Snares with superior warmth, depth, and tonal sensitivity never before available to a Field Drum. This is without doubt the finest traditional style Field Drum on the market today.
At the heart of the World Famous Philharmonic snare drum is the revolutionary SR-500 strainer system. The Triad Silent Strainer System provides three individual tension adjusters allowing you to fine tune the optimum tension for each type of snare material mounted on the drum and a single global adjustment knob on the butt side for quick overall tension adjustments.
A proprietary combination of three unique snare sets(coated cable, stainless cable & snappy wire) using both graduated and even tensioning, offers seamless timbre overlapping and ultra-smooth dynamic transition, plus a greatly extended dynamic and sensitivity range. All snares can be effortlessly changed by simply loosening the adjuster and one drum key rod.
Solid 7.5mm Maple Shell - Provides the fullest range of frequency response and dynamic capability with a warm and pleasing timbre.
SR-500 Triad Snare Strainer - Silent snare throw provides 3 individual snare adjusters allowing for optimal fine tuning of each snare material. A global adjuster is used on the butt side for quick overall adjustments.
Graduated Tension Snares - Allow seamless timbral overlapping across a greatly extended dynamic and sensitivity range.
Vintage Snare Beds - Allow maximum head contact with the wrap around snare units.
Tube Lugs - Classic Style and professional performance lugs allow the maximum shell resonance.
Superhoop II Rims – 2.3mm Steel rims allow the drum to vibrate more freely at lower field drum tuning ranges
Remo Renaissance Heads - Diplomat weight head with accurate concert tone and sensitivity.
*Piano Black #101 Finish available by Special Order, 4-6 months*