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This weekend is your LAST CHANCE to purchase any Design Lab Snare and receive a FREE online lesson with a Mapex Art h December 29, on. the Mapex Saturn IV line that will provide pro-level performance to players . Colors shown in this catalog are representative only, and may not be exactly the . MPX-MARS Colors shown in this catalog are representative only, and may not be exactly the same as the original. No part of this catalog may be reprinted.

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Whereas the US heads were made using a poured channel technique, the China heads were crimped.

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The Saturn line is constructed of maple and walnut the oldest lines were made of basswood instead of walnut. The Meridian Maple series feature 7-ply, 5.

This was the case only till early when production changed at the factory in Tianjin. With the exception of the 15th Anniversary edition Pro-M with a production run of worldwide, this set was given the figured Birdseye Maple finish of the Orion in Autumn or Jade Fade. Mapex built Limited Edition kits only, and a limited number of the SE kits as well.

Mapex had taken the rich sonic characteristics of walnut and combined them with the bright and articulate punch of birch. However, the quality of these series have changed since they dropped the old names. As of Aprilfour models were produced: In years past the V and Pro M series were called the Venus and Mars series, in keeping with the tradition of naming the kits after planets.


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The overall shell thicknesses for both the Orion and the early Pro-Ms of – were identical at 6. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The Maple line has several higher end features taken from the previous Pro-M line and the Birch line carries forward the M-Birch features. They also feature Mapex 2. This article needs additional citations for verification. Mapex kits also come with Remo drumheads. Although they are priced as midrange drums, they are considered a fully professional kit and used by recording artists such as Chris Adler from Lamb of Godwho recently switched over to the new Black Panther line of drums.

It is a common misconception among customers even among some Mapex retailers that these two lines of drums are similar and share the same features.

It shares a number of options with both the Mars and Orion line, but is not available with birdseye maple plies. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. The Orion Series is an all-maple 6. For the duration of the Orion’s inner “plies” were identical to the all-maple Pro-M’s inner plies, the difference being the outer “finish” ply.

These two lines sharing the same first name of “Meridian” is probably the cause of this misconception. Mapex has been in the drum making industry since A newly available Mapex cymbal pack is optional with any of these kits.

This level of customization is cwtalogo only found in high-end drum lines. Building on the foundations of the very successful Black Panther line of snares, Mapex introduced limited editions of drumkits based on those snares. This new edge allows the drumhead to sit flatter and brings out an improved response by optimizing the relationship between head and shell.


These two series are Mapex’s most popular series of drums. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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The Orion received Mapex’s figured birdseye maple or other such exotic wood finishes, while the Pro-M received regular North American maple finish ply. It is Mapex’s flagship series and is also the most versatile kit available from Mapex as each kit can only be ordered by components.

For a short time Mapexx also offered the “Deep Forest” line of drums, built entirely out of Walnut or Cherry plies, as well as the Aquiles Priester signature drum kit. This left the Black Panther kits as the top Mapex line available. The difference is in the construction of the head. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Mapex is also associated with Falcon pedals, Black Panther snare drums and kits, and Tornado starter kits. Mapex produces seven different lines of drums: By using this cata,ogo, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. No preconfigured kits are available. This was put in place to showcase the full sonic capabilities of the drums right when they are in stores.

The exotic burl finish is not catallgo with other high-end drum companies at the same price point. The hoops on the Birch line 1.