Roland takes digital hand percussion to a new dimension with the HandSonic HPD-20, a unique and versatile instrument that’s ideal for a wide range of music creators, from percussionists and drummers to electronic dance music performers, composers, and producers.
Equipped with the renowned SuperNATURAL sound engine and potent multi-effects, the HPD-20 offers 850 dynamic, ready-to-play sounds, plus the ability to import your own custom sounds via USB flash memory.
13 pads provide ultra-sensitive response and flexible control options for playing onboard sounds and external MIDI instruments with an incredible range of expression.
The HandSonic pad interface also excels in computer music applications, where it’s perfect for playing virtual instruments, recording MIDI and audio performances in DAW software, and much more. And with its convenient trigger inputs, you can easily expand the HPD-20 with a Roland pad and hi-hat controller to build a super-compact percussion set.
Powerful hand percussion instrument for live performance and studio music production
850 ready-to-play sounds include percussion from around the world, melodic instruments, drums, tones for modern electronica beats, and more
Roland’s acclaimed SuperNATURAL sound engine delivers unparalleled tone quality and expressiveness
Import up to 500 of your own WAV sounds via USB flash memory and assign them to pads
Deep editing capability allows you to tweak and layer instruments and process tones with three independent multi-effects engines, ambience, and EQ
13 silicone rubber pads provide ultra-sensitive velocity response and a comfortable feel
Dynamic pad assignments let you dampen, mute, and tune sounds for authentic performance of acoustic hand percussion like congas and tabla
Roll button and Realtime Modify knob; D-BEAM for controlling sounds and effects with hand movements
Easily capture performances and ideas with the Quick Rec function and export them as WAV audio files to USB flash memory
Inputs for connecting a Roland pad and hi-hat controller (sold separately)
USB Computer port for audio/MIDI communication with popular music software, including DAWs and standalone virtual instruments