Electronic Musical Instruments

Electronic musical instrument questions? Ask a technician ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have owned V-Drums TD30 year and half and have never been…

Customer Question
I have owned V-Drums TD30...
I have owned V-Drums TD30 for a year and half and have never been able to keep the hi-hat from mis-triggering. When I play a closed hat it will spit out uncontrolled open hat sounds. This make tracking midi data for session impossible. (which is why I bought these). I've tried different hat stands, different trigger sensitivity settings.Could the cymbals themselves be a bad pair? Thanks, ***** *****
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Electronic Musical Instruments
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Electronic Musical Instruments Question
Answered in 2 minutes by:
3/8/2016
Electronic Musical Instrument Expert: Rusty, Music Professional replied 2 years ago
Rusty
Rusty, Music Professional
Category: Electronic Musical Instruments
Satisfied Customers: 6,061
Experience: Sound Engineer, Electrical Issues, Tone Consulting
Verified

Hello, my name is Rusty. The symptoms you're describing is either a bad cymbal, or a bad cable. Since the sensitivity settings (gate) isn't fixing the problem, that's exactly what is wrong. First, swap out the cable and see if that fixes the problem. If not, you'll need a new trigger (hat).

You can test this by plugging in one of your cymbals into the hat input on the back of the brain. If the problem is still there, the problem is in the brain. If the problem goes away, you'll need to replace your hat.

Ask Your Own Electronic Musical Instruments Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Rusty Your Own Question
Rusty
Rusty
Rusty, Music Professional
Category: Electronic Musical Instruments
Satisfied Customers: 6,061
6,061 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Sound Engineer, Electrical Issues, Tone Consulting

Rusty is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

jaimzness

jaimzness

Engineer

117 satisfied customers

DAW and MIDI techniques. Keyboard and synthesizer programming. Electronic repair.

stereoaz

stereoaz

Technician

27 satisfied customers

20 years repairing electronic musical instruments,amplifiers,speakers.

Tyler, M.M., CAGO

Tyler, M.M., CAGO

Professional Musician

312 satisfied customers

20 years training & experience. Familiar with a variety of instruments.

Steve G.

Steve G.

Engineer

83 satisfied customers

I have played electronic keyboards for 40 years.

Daniel

Daniel

Engineer

54 satisfied customers

BSEE (Electrical Engineer), 10+ years electronic design experience ,chip, board, component expert

Musicman

Musicman

Customer Service

52 satisfied customers

I have built and serviced hundreds of electronic musical instruments.

Rod

Rod

Engineer

36 satisfied customers

Engineer - Electronic equipment repair

< Previous | Next >

Related Electronic Musical Instruments Questions
I have a good Roland piano with midi. I would like to start
I have a good Roland piano with midi. I would like to start recording my songs in my computer. I have no clue or knowledge on software.I have a mac.Tips for software for beginners?… read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
H. Its a d 70 roland super la and need the factory ram thats
its a d 70 roland super la and need the factory ram thats what i was told … read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
It has no sounds. After traveling to Northern Calif fro.
After traveling to Northern Calif fro. Southern California. It was I. The Trunke of the car many hours and overnight in the trunk in cold.s … read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
I have a Technics PX66 digital piano, and the pedal isn't
Hi, I have a Technics PX66 digital piano, and the pedal isn't working properly. When pressing the right pedal, it gets stuck on sustain, and continues making the echoey sound after the pedal is releas… read more
Ron Winston
Ron Winston
Owner / Technician
423 satisfied customers
Bare with me. I have 2 Tascam DA-88, 1 DA-98, 1 DA-38, 2
Okay, bare with me. I have 2 Tascam DA-88, 1 DA-98, 1 DA-38, 2 Tascam RC-848 control units, 1 Soundcraft 328 mixer, 1 TSR 8, 1 DA-20 DAT and all the cables, manuals, and tapes. I'm an analog guy livin… read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
It wont play back, the play button wont even turn on. Today.
it wont play back, the play button wont even turn on … read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
We have a roland ep.9e piano and the sound is very faint on
We have a roland ep.9e piano and the sound is very faint on the demo setting and no sound from keys … read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
How do I use the cd player in my clavinol? I assume it is in
I assume it is in the piano itself, I play the piano every day. … read more
Ron Winston
Ron Winston
Owner / Technician
423 satisfied customers
I am fairly new to audacity/ did some good recordings but
hello. I am fairly new to audacity/ did some good recordings but suddenly having buffering, skipping bumpy recording/playback issues … read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
I have a korg workstation and my pedal quit working so I
I have a korg workstation and my pedal quit working so I bought a new pedal and still not working. … read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
I have a 01v96v2 mixing board and the drivers aren't loading
Hello, I have a 01v96v2 mixing board and the drivers aren't loading proerly … read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
How do I change time signatures on my ensonic ts 12. Ensonic
How do I change time signatures on my ensonic ts 12. … read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
Got a gig tonight. Cannot get board to work thru monitor
Got a gig tonight. Cannot get board to work thru monitor system. Never could run thru mains. My problem do not understand this unit but I have experience to follow advice. … read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
I have an ES8 digital piano with one key malfunctioning. The
Good afternoon. I have an ES8 digital piano with one key malfunctioning. The sound it produces is much louder than all other keys when played. I record on this often, & my music is on iTunes, etc. I n… read more
Ron Winston
Ron Winston
Owner / Technician
423 satisfied customers
I have an AR80 organ, when it first switches on for next
I have an AR80 organ, when it first switches on for next 20mins or so the sound is lacking treble like the tweeters are not working. If I plug in headphones the sound is normal so there appears to be … read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
We have a KURTZWEIL 5 electric piano and the volume went
We have a KURTZWEIL MARK 5 electric piano and the volume went out. Is there anyone near WACO, TEXAS that come & look at it in this area? … read more
Ron Winston
Ron Winston
Owner / Technician
423 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha YPG-235 which I love. I had the driver
I have a Yamaha YPG-235 which I love. I had the driver installed on my computer before I upgraded my hard drive,somehow, everything loaded up the same except for the drivers for my YPG-235 keyboard. I… read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
I'm having a problem with my mp5 at first every now and then
ok I'm having a problem with my mp5 at first every now and then i would have to open it to fix a key that was breoken then once i opened it and the wired that connect the keyboard to the circuits were pulled on usually i just reconnected them since they are a plug and it worked this time it is having a glitch where if i play more than one more it sounds like an arpeggiator like it plays all the notes seperately … read more
Harry
Harry
1,672 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x