Bandmasters Review September 2005 Texas Bandmasters Association How to Change a Timpani Head and Adjust the Pedal Tension Neville Curtis Procedure Adams Musical Instruments, Concert percussion, slagwerk, schlagzeug, are the choice of worldclass soloists, orchestras, composers, and educators alike because the craftsmanship, sound quality, and technical innovations are the highest quality specifications in the Timpani Revolution.
Adams Revolution Series Timpani have a number of patented developments that combine truly professional performance sound quality with an innovative balanced action pedal system, height adjustment system, wide range hand finetuner, and a removable, folding base for true portability. Page 1. Series TP3123(EA) TP3126(EA) TP3129(EA) TP3132(EA) Owners Manual Thank you for purchasing a Yamaha Timpani. Please read through this manual carefully as it contains impor tant information about your instruments care.
In this manual, each feature is given brief description of how the feature works and a stepbystep adjustment guide. Understanding the adjustment is as important as making the adjustment. At the factory, a new Remo Renaissance head is installed on all Adams timpani. Before Using The Pedal Timpani Using the supplied timpani key, tighten the tun Tighten each tuning bolt by 18 of a turn (45) in ing bolts by 14 of a turn (90) With more than 40 years of experience as timpani makers, Adams nowadays is the world leader in timpani manufacture and innovation.
Driven by in house research and design paired with the collaboration of professional and amateur musicians, Adams established a reputation as a highly skilled timpani Timpani pedal slips are a common problem for balanced action timpani like Yamahas and Ludwig Symphonic drums and what happens is that the head tension and the pedal spring tension arent in sink so the pedal wont stay in place as you play or when you tune.
Oct 19, 2007 I play in a group that uses a very nice set of four Adams Balance Spring Pedal Timpani owned by the school where we rehearse. These drums are fairly new they came with Renaissance Heads and were, I believe, bought through a large music retailer in the Dallas area who has unfortunately gone out of business. Timpani Owners Manual. TIMPANI ACCESSORIES Ludwig Drum Co.
P. O. BOX 310 Elkhart, IN www. ludwigdrums. com Timpani Trunks BALANCED ACTION PEDAL TIMPANI 8 Pedal Pressure Adjustment Spring Tension Knob.
Any quality musical instrument requires periodic maintenance and care. Adams Timpani Manual (Universal) English. Explore. Explore Scribd Bestsellers. Explore by Interests. Career& Money 6 Evaluate the tone after each complete round of adjustment.
Eventually. Adams recommends changing heads once every two years to ensure correct mechanical function. a plastic head can and will stretch to the point that it Timpani Professional Generation II. The slogan" Sound of Quality" perfectly reflects what Adams stand for. Adams continuously applies developments which lead to improvements in sound and in durability.