Universal Rock Band 3 Pro-Cymbals Expansion Kit

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by Oddbrother on 10/7/2010

Whether planning to play real drums or pro drums in Rock Band 3, these are the necessity to your Rock Band drum kit! Compared to the previous build, they're as quiet as a Rock Band 2 drum pad: No loud plastic impacts and vibrations. With the way the sensors are built in these cymbals, they react more accordingly to your fills, making rolls and swells in-game passable without losing a note streak. Sometimes, though, they may be too sensitive, registering multiple hits after a hard shot or heavy vibrations. I got one of my cymbals in this condition, and had to modify it in order to soften it up. It takes time to develop a sticking posture when either upgrading or playing cymbals for the first time, especially because of their 10° downward angle. I'm very happy with my product, and am very grateful of Mad Catz to see how well they're improving licensed products, especially for Rock Band!

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Great addition to RB3

by A customer on 11/15/2010

I selected the standard shipping (5-7 days) from Buy.com and they were actually here in 2 days, arrived the same day RB3 was released so was great to have them so timely. I had one problem that one of the symbols double registered with every hit, but I contacted Mad Catz support through email and they are going to send me a replacment so great support. They add realism and complexity to the drumming and are challenging and a lot of fun, definitely a must have.

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Product Overview

Rock Band 3 PRO-Cymbals Expansion Kit provides the means for you to drum like the pros with velocity-sensitive Crash, Ride, and Hi-Hat cymbals. With the easy-to-install mounting brackets, you have total control and can set up your drum kit in any configuration you see fit. Boasting several improvements over the Rock Band 2 version, notable upgrades include a 10-degree strike angle, full rubber construction for quieter drumming, superior response and performance, and Pro Mode—a remarkably authentic interpretation of playing real instruments in Rock Band 3—compatibility. Once your drum kit has been customized to your standards, you’ll be all set to attack your song library with new vigor and achieve the next step in drumming perfection.


Manufacturer MadCatz
Mfg Part# RB3631910002/04/1
SKU 216771345
UPC 728658024727
UPC 14 00728658024727
Format MultiPlatform
Sales Rank 2779
Color-coded for Crash, Ride, or Hi-Hat configurations
Velocity-sensitive for precise drumming
Height adjustable
Easy-to-install clamp for quick setup
New 10-degree strike angle
Improved Crash, Ride, & Hi-Hat cymbals
Cymbals required for Rock Band Pro Mode
Compatible with Rock Band 2 Drum Kits for Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii
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Game Format XBox 360
$39.95 + $3.99 shipping
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