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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Views Read Edit View history. This new edge allows the drumhead catapogo sit flatter and brings out an improved response by optimizing the relationship between head and shell. Retrieved from ” https: Building on the foundations of the very successful Black Panther line of snares, Mapex introduced limited editions of drumkits based on those snares. The exotic burl finish is not common with other high-end drum companies at the same price point.


This article needs additional citations for verification. It is a ,apex misconception among customers even among some Mapex retailers that these two lines of drums are similar and share the same features. The overall shell thicknesses for both the Orion and the early Pro-Ms of – were identical at 6.

Although they are priced as catalogoo 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. 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.


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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. It is Caatalogo flagship series and is also the most versatile kit available from Mapex as each kit can only be ordered by components. This level cataloggo customization is usually only found in high-end drum lines.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. However, the quality of these series have changed since they dropped the old names.

The Orions are actually priced lower than most of their high-end market competition. 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.

Saturn kits come in a variety of lacquer and wrap malex including bursts, sparkles and fades and come with the option maoex black or chrome hardware.

Archived 15 January at the Wayback Machine. The aluminium hoop was folded over a cata,ogo ring that is inserted in the U-channel to hold the film in place. The relative rarity of the LE and SE kits is increasing their value and they are considered by some to be the finest Saturn kits ever made.

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This was put in place to showcase the full sonic capabilities of the drums right when they are in stores. These entry-level, yet highly regarded kits have improved their lugs, mounts, badges and bass drum claws. 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.

It shares a number of options with both the Mars and Orion line, but is not available with birdseye maple plies. No preconfigured kits are available.


It is available with Chrome, Black Nickel and kt. The kit is constructed of 6 plies of wood for a shell thickness of 5.

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This left the Black Panther kits as the top Mapex line available. Whereas the US heads were made using a poured channel technique, the China heads were crimped. The Orion Series is an all-maple 6. The difference is in the construction of the head.

The Meridian Birch features 6-ply, 7. For a short time Mapex 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.

A newly available Mapex cymbal pack is optional with any of these kits. December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Mapex had taken the rich sonic characteristics of walnut and combined them with the bright and articulate punch of birch. All Pro-Ms received a changed ply configuration and thickness resulting in an overall shell thickness of 5.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This was the case only till early when production changed at the factory in Tianjin. As cztalogo early the Orion line was discontinued. Starting inSaturns and Orions came with Remo Emperor heads on the toms and clear Ambassadors for the resonant heads. Mapex built Limited Edition kits only, and a limited number of the SE kits as well.

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