The next step – classic sound evolved
While many steel snare drums may have a somewhat uncontrollable sound, the Canopus S-1450 gives steel a new character. By finishing the drum with nickel plating, and using solid brass tube this drum has a balanced and mellow sound – whilst still retaining the desired brightness of steel. This drum has a presence that will never be overshadowed by the mid-range tones of string and keyboard instruments.
Unlike many steel drums, the distinct sharp sound of our steel drum gives no impression of cheapness and coldness.
*Over time, the surface of nickel plating may gradually develop a different patina.
We encourage you to enjoy the character of its vintage appearance.
Vintage Snare Wire [CPSL-14NP]
brings out the potential of your snare drum and allows you to express more with pianissimo sound.
Makes the Tension Rods Smoother. No More Loose Tension Rods. No More Unwanted Overtones. More Overall Tones from Drums.
Power Hoop (steel 2.3mm)
Power Hoops have a low 17.5mm height. They produce an uncompressed sound and a full, broad rim shot. The edge height allows ease of playability and may also reduce missed rim shots.
Steel 1mm with Nickel Plate
A nylon nut is built in the strainer switch CSA-20S.
Canopus’ switch is so designed to prevent “loosening of snare wire” during the performance by creating moderate friction on the tension adjustment dial by the torque controlled nylon nut.