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Sonor AS 12 1406 CM Artist Snare

Snare Drum

Perfect as an all-round snare drum, this model has a 9-ply maple shell (medium maple shell) and a cottonwood natural finish as well as die-cast chrome plated hoops. This snare drum produces a warm and full tone with a harmonic frequency range. The clear attack and sensitive response due to the exclusive stainless steel wires complete the outstanding sound performance.

  • Size: 14" x 06"
  • Drum shell: Maple (medium maple)
  • Shell thickness: 9 Layers = 6 mm
  • Tension rods: 2 X 10 screws
  • Snare wires: SW 1424 S
  • 24 Stainless steel spirals
  • Matt lacquered
  • Die-cast hoops
  • TuneSafe
  • Dual-Glide lifting
  • Chromed fittings with finish protectors
  • Colour: Cottonwood Maple (CM)
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Depth in inch 6"
Shell Colour Natural
Sparkle No
Fade No
Surface Texture Of Shells Lacquer, Matt
Shell (Material) Maple
Die Cast Hoop Yes
Shell Hardware Colour Chrome

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jc fernandes, 18.01.2018
I took it out of the box and started to play it without any need of adjusting the tuning. Amazing sensitivity and definition, warm and fat sound, a beautiful overtone. The range of sounds one can get from this snare is so vast that it can fit any music genre. I also have a Ludwig Black Magic, which is a great snare drum, but since I received the Sonor AS 12, two months ago, the Ludwig has been resting. The Dual Glide snare strainer has the smoothest operation I?ve ever seen. What else could you ask? That it also looks gorgeous? It does and no photographs can do justice to the beauty of the real thing.
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AWESOME DRUM
Ilya K., 06.04.2015
This is amazing snare drum, one of my favorite snares. Excellent quality. Easy to tune. Beautiful finish! This snare have a deep warm tone in low tuning, and pretty high and tight in high tuning. This drum works for ANY situation, and it sounds incredible in different types of music. Awesome product.
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06.01.2017
Its sound is very warm, and sensitive.

I recommend to be tighter for overtone.

Due to the maple shell, its sound is very comfortable, and warm.
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Sehr gute Allroundsnare!
Thorsten212, 24.06.2011
Ich spiele die Snare seit einem halben Jahr und bin sehr zufrieden!

Die Verarbeitung ist so hervorragend, wie man es von Sonor bei den "Made in Germany"-Produkten gewohnt ist.

Die Snare ist sehr stimmstabil, hat eine fein justierbare, brilliante Teppichansprache. Die hölzerne Klangcharakteristik des Ahormkessels mischt sich sehr schön mit dem Teppichsound. Das Obertonspektrum im ungedämpften Zustand ist angenehm, mit leichter Dämpfung lässt sich ein sehr ausgewogener Sound zwischen trocken und offen erzielen.

Mir ist die Snare laut genug. Ihre Stärken liegen in einer mittleren bis hohen Stimmung. Wer "Heavy Hitter" ist und sehr laute Rocksounds sucht oder ausgemacht tiefe Snaredrumklänge liebt, sollte sich nach einem anderen Modell (z.B. mit Metallkessel) umsehen.

Die Klangqualitäten der Snare kommen bei einem differenzierten, dynamischen Spiel am besten zur Geltung. Die Snare eignet sich für das weite Feld von Jazz, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk, Latin, Vintage-Rock, Fusion, eigentlich alles, was nicht Punk oder Metall ist!
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