Toontrack SDX: Custom and Vintage UPGRADE

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30 day money back guarantee included if returned unregistered and sealed

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Estimated delivery: 5th - 7th December
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30 day money back guarantee included if returned unregistered and sealed

30 day money back guarantee included if returned unregistered and sealed

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

All Products are new unless stated, and include a minimum of 2 years warranty.

Some items are only eligible for money back guarantee if they are returned to us unused and sealed in the original packaging, and in the case of software, unregistered. These items include:

  • Software
  • CDs & DVDs
  • In-ear Monitors
  • Earplugs and Ear Protection
  • Mouthpieces, Reeds etc… for Woodwind and Brass instruments
  • Mouth / Lip Care Products

We are unable to accept returns of any custom made items designed to work together as a unique package, such as computer system built to a customer’s personal specifications. Exceptions may only be possible with prior agreement of the vendor, and may be subject to a cancellation fee.

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The product price includes 2 years' warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.

However, the Gear4music extended warranty scheme provides an enhanced service, and is designed to offer a higher level of protection than many 'free' warranties offered by some retailers and manufacturers.

The highlights of this enhanced warranty service are:

  • Warranty is extended to 2 years from the date of delivery.
  • Our Money Back guarantee is extended from 30 days to 30 days (terms apply after 30 days)
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  • Claim 50% cash back on the cost of the policy after 2 years if it has not been used!
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  • The policy can be cancelled within 30 days, and at any time after that for a pro-rata discount

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  • Large selection of custom and vintage drums
  • Drumsticks, rods, brushes, felt mallets and more available
  • Extensive collection of cymbals
  • Recorded at 2 Khz Studios, London, UK
  • Included MIDI library played by Chris Whitten

Toontrack SDX: Custom and Vintage UPGRADE

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The Custom & Vintage Upgrade is an upgrade from the original dfh Superior Custom & Vintage Expansion pack to the SDX Custom & Vintage Expansion pack taking you into the new era of drum expansion technology.

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Spend another £192.05 to buy on finance Finance from £6.82 per month  

  • 15.9%
  • £8.64
  • £311.04

Please note: This is only available where all items in the order are dispatched in a single delivery.

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To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!

Representative Example

To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:

Finance APR Deposit to Pay Payments Total Payable
Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
£327.84
Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
£311.40
Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9% 18.9% No Deposit 24 months: £12.41
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee
£297.84

How to Apply

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You should get an instant answer on whether your application has been successful, though in some rare cases V12 may need to look at the application in more detail.

Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website consisting of a single delivery, and is not available in store or via phone currently.

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The Custom and Vintage SDX is an expansion pack for the award winning Toontrack Music drum sampler Superior Drummer 2.0. It features extensive stick and brush recordings of a unique collection of drums and cymbals.

The SDX gives everyone from top producers down, access to the cream of custom and vintage drums, built by craftsmen from the 1920s right up to the exceptional instrument makers of today, like Johnny Craviotto.

Most of these highly prized instruments (like a 1920s Ludwig Black Beauty, or Craviotto Timeless Timber) can only be found in the collections of top studio drummers or hired from rental facilities in the major music centres of the world

Recorded at 2Khz studio in London using an EMI TG Desk used for many legendary recordings of the early seventies including The Beatles Abbey Road and Pink Floyds Dark Side of the Moon. It is considered one of the best sounding desks ever made.

The Custom and Vintage SDX was played by Chris Whitten. The drummer on classic hits like What I Am by Edie Brickelland The New Bohemians and The Whole Of The Moon by The Waterboys.

Whitten was hailed as a world class drummer playing on Paul McCartneys Flowers In The Dirt album and subsequent record breaking World tour, and Dire Straits 18 month On Every Street tour. Chris has also recorded with such varied artists as Johnny Cash, Julian Cope, World Party and The Pretenders.

The Custom and Vintage SDX was produced by Peter Henderson who started his career at Air Studios where he trained and worked with Beatles recording engineer Geoff Emerick (Sgt. Pepper, Abbey Road etc). as well as with the legendary George Martin.

Henderson produced Supertramp's 20 million selling Breakfast In America, for which he won a Grammy. He has also worked with Paul McCartney, Rush, Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck, Tina Turner and Ringo Starr.

The Kits:

  • Noble & Cooley Star Series
  • Camco Oaklawn
  • Slingerland Studio King
  • Ludwig Keystone Drum Set
  • Gretsch Round Badge Drum Set

The Snare Drums:

  • Slingerland Radio King, Ludwig Black Beauty and Supraphonic.
  • Craviotto Timeless Timber
  • Noble & Cooley Star Classic
  • Noble & Cooley Alloy Classic and Zildjian Drum
  • Canopus Zelkova
  • Noonan 5" x 12" Solid Mahogany Snare Drum
  • Slingerland Radio King Select Snare Drum
  • WFL Maple 6.5" x 14" Snare Drum

The Cymbals:

  • Zildjian K Dark Crashes
  • Zildjian K 20" Heavy Ride and 18" Sizzle Ride
  • Zildjian 1950s 22" Ride
  • K Zildjian Istanbul 16" Crash, 18" Ride, 20" Ride and 13" Hi-Hats
  • Paiste Sound Creation
  • Steve Hubback Cymbal Sculpture

The Custom & Vintage SDX was recorded at 2KHz Studios, London using an EMI TG Desk. 2KHz's TG is an ex-Abbey Road Mobile console (1964 design) with a 28 channel /16 track configuration, with Germanium Transistor Mic Pres.

The TG console was EMIs very first transistor design and was used for many legendary recordings of the early seventies including The Beatles Abbey Road and Pink Floyds Dark Side of the Moon. It is considered one of the best sounding desks ever made.

The drums were recorded with a selection of vintage microphones by Neumann (including valve U67's on overheads and KM 56's on toms), AKG and Sennheiser.

As an added feature one of the room microphones (a Neumann U87) was processed with a Helios F760 compressor, the type found in early Helios 1970s consoles as used by Led Zeppelin, The Who, The Rolling Stones and Apple Corps (The Beatles own studio).