This latest version - the AD4 - utilizes DW's 'Accelerator' drive system which features an offset cam which increases pedal speed the further it is depressed. DW recommends the Accelerator drive system for players requiring increased speed and accuracy.
Delta Ball-Bearing Hinge: Made from a lightweight aluminium, DW's patented Hinge design is a secret to the enduring success of the 5000 series pedal.
Tri-Pivot Toe Clamp: A new feature of the latest version of the 5000 series. The clamp itself is curved to fit the contour of the bass drum hoop, ensuring a secure connection, further enhance by the addition of rubber stoppers - which also protect the hoop from damage.
Non-skid Rubber Grip: Rather than using velcro, which can be unsightly, ineffective and leaves pedals unstable, dw have opted for a complete underneath covering of a non-skid rubber grip. This keeps your pedal secure to the ground, but also makes things a lot easier when it comes time to move.