PylePro Drum Sets Overview and Review

PylePro PED021M kit
PylePro PED021M kit

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You might know the brand name Pyle because of the audio equipment the company makes, especially woofers for high-end stereo systems. PylePro drum sets are not their most well-known products. In fact, it feels like an afterthought that they are in their full product catalog.

Here are some other items listed in that catalog, many of which you wouldn’t expect from a company that started by making woofers.

  • Sound equipment for cars and boats
  • Portable pressure washers
  • DVD Players
  • Money counters
  • Projectors
  • Stands, cables, speakers
  • Amplifiers and megaphones

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Roland TD-1K Electronic Drum Set Review: Small Set, Big Sound


Roland drum sets are known for their great sounds. Even in a starter kit like the Roland TD-1K, they use their signature V-drums which just might be the best electronic drum in the business. (The “V” may stand for “virtual”. If it doesn’t, it should.)

Let’s take a quick look at what you get in this drum set. You can also watch a very good video demonstration of the set that will probably convince you that this is the kit you were looking for. Continue reading “Roland TD-1K Electronic Drum Set Review: Small Set, Big Sound”

Behringer XD8USB Electronic Drum Set Review: Hit or Miss on Quality

The Behringer XD8USB is a German drum set made for beginners. Here I’ll take a look at the pros and cons of owning this set, so you can decide for yourself whether or not it’s one that you’d like to get. Continue reading “Behringer XD8USB Electronic Drum Set Review: Hit or Miss on Quality”

Alesis Nitro Electronic Drums: Great Set for the Money

When you are quite sure that learning to play drums isn’t going to be just a flash in the pan or when you know that your beginning drummer, whether it’s you or someone else in your family, is going to practice for more than a couple of weeks, you might want to consider a beginner’s drum set that has a few more features than most.

That’s when you want to give the Alesis Nitro electronic drum set more than a passing glance. Continue reading “Alesis Nitro Electronic Drums: Great Set for the Money”

Yamaha DTX400K Electronic Drum Set Review: Does Popular = Good?

A popular choice for beginners is the Yamaha DTX400K Electronic Drum Set. It’s shown above without all the cables attached.

It has some limitations, but that’s why the price is fairly low and why it’s considered a starter set. Continue reading “Yamaha DTX400K Electronic Drum Set Review: Does Popular = Good?”

ddrums DD1 Plus Drum Set for Beginners and Beyond

ddrum DD1 Plus kit
ddrum DD1 Plus kit

When you are looking at drum sets for beginners, the ddrum DD1 Plus electronic drum set is almost certainly one you will encounter.

Of course, the question you have is this: Is this a good drum set for beginners or should I look for something else? Continue reading “ddrums DD1 Plus Drum Set for Beginners and Beyond”

Reviews of the 5 Best Electronic Drum Sets for Beginners

DD1 Plus
DD1 Plus

Electronic drum sets for beginners aren’t really all that much different from more “advanced” kits. The main thing is that they don’t cost a lot.

If you’re not sure that drums are for you or for someone who thinks they want to give them a shot, you don’t want to make a huge investment up front.

Below I’ve collected what are probably the best, most popular, and least expensive electronic drum sets for you to consider. Continue reading “Reviews of the 5 Best Electronic Drum Sets for Beginners”