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Yamaha DD-65
8.7 out of 10

Yamaha DD-65

Designed from a drummer's point of view, the DD-65 features Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Yamaha DD-65

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Overall 8
8.0

dd-65

rocket625, Yamaha
22 November 2015
  • Summary: i bought this to learn rudiments - great for that
  • Pros: Responsive
  • Cons: Flat Sound
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Overall 2
2.0

Needs a firmware update for Hi-Hat!!!

Mr. Drummer, Yamaha
6 April 2014
  • Summary: I use this kit in my home studio. I would like to use it with some of my drum software but the Hi-Hat does not trigger the midi properly. For this reason I would not recommend this unit if you are trying to use it as a midi controller. Yamaha!!!!! Please create a firmware update for this unit!!!!
  • Cons: Midi Problems
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Overall 8
8.0

Needs only individual pad volume

Mike, Yamaha
22 October 2013
  • Summary: This is an excellent unit with the potential - in good hands - of providing a reasonable alternative to musicians playing in small venues or with limited space. What handicaps this unit is that within a kit, and aside of the overall system sensitivity, there is no way to control individual pad...
  • Pros: Great Sound, Versatile
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Overall 10
10

Perfect Mini Drumset

Steve, Yamaha
4 May 2013
  • Summary: The DD65 is perfect for what I use it for. As a hobby, I use looping software to create songs that I lay live drum tracks to. I have a small house and have been using similar drum sets for a long time for space/volume reasons.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Easy To Use
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic Mini Digital Drumset

Steve, B&H Photo
2 May 2013
  • Excerpt: The Yamaha DD65 is perfect for what I use it for. As a hobby, I use looping software to create songs that I drum to and record for my own amusement. I have been using similar - sized digital drum sets for a long time, due to space/volume reasons.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Easy To Use, Midi Capable
  • Cons: Foot Pedals, Onboard Speakers
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Overall 10
10

Great all-in-one solution for drummers.

Steve from Pennsylvania, americanmusical.com
1 May 2013
  • Summary: Overall, I think that this is a great piece of equipment for what it is at this price-point. I checked out most of the portable digital drum sets that were under $500.00, and found this one to be the best of the bunch.
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Overall 6
6.0

Portable and nice sounds but pricey

muzik, B&H Photo
4 December 2012
  • Excerpt: It's Yamaha so it's good sounding drum beats. This is really nice to have in small singing gigs because it is very portable. I just thought that it is expensive for the price. It might suit your needs but not for some.
  • Pros: Clear Sound, Compact, Durable, Lightweight, Versatile
  • Cons: Pricey / Poor Value
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Overall 4
4.0

Something's missing?

Ben, B&H Photo
20 August 2012
  • Excerpt: It does not have volume adjustment for each midi voice. Bass drum is too loud but the close and open High Hat, well, can't be heard. Also when you strike a pad you can hear the sound of the other pad.
  • Pros: Easy To Use
  • Cons: Limited Sound Selection, Unresponsive Pads
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Overall 8
8.0

Serious Musician thinks its great

Justin131313, B&H Photo
1 December 2010
  • Excerpt: I have been in several bands. I am mainly a singer guitar player but I dabble in several other instruments including drums. I have been using a Cajon with a mic and/or an alesis SR 16 drum machine for recording for several years.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality Drum Sounds, Responsive, Versatile
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Overall 10
10

I may buy another one

CJ the Drummer, B&H Photo
30 November 2010
  • Excerpt: This was a gift for my Three and a half year old Grandson. I know it is almost too fancy for him, but he really enjoys it. My son was in drum corp and was amazed at the sounds. The grandson will be finding more features that this thing has for quite a while.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality Drum Sounds, Responsive, Versatile
  • Cons: None I know of
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