Mapex recently introduced new series into the market. The series is known as the Voyager Drum Set Series. This product came into the global market in 2010. For the first time, it was warmly welcomed by a good number of drummers, including the professional drummers’.
The Mapex Voyager has fantastic features that every drummer is yawning for. The product has undergone various tests; thus, you should not doubt the quality of sound you will get with the Mapex 5-Piece drum set.
Therefore, let us look at the features of the Mapex Drums Voyager Set. I have no doubt this set will impress you.
General features of Mapex Voyager Drum Set Series
All voyager drum sets are designed and packaged to be ‘ready to go.’ The package consists of a full set of all-new Mapex 330 Series Hardware, an optional set of Mapex Cymbals, a setup, an instructional DVD, and a padded throne.
The drums feature newly designed appointments that include lugs, mounts, badges, and bass drum claws. The Voyager has 7.2 millimeters basswood shells with recently designed, low weight lugs.
These lugs are attached to the shell using only one point of contact, reducing the number of holes drilled and enhancing resonance. The voyager series features a self-muffling bass drum head.
The bass drum claws of the Voyager series are newly made to be low in profile. It includes cushioned gaskets to protect the bass drum hoops. The bass drum’s tom also features the most recent styling and a sunken adapter to house an optional cymbal arm.
Moreover, the Mapex Voyager drum set to feature the most recent Mapex 330 Series Hardware design. The 330 series cymbal stand has Multi-Sustain Cymbal Felts.
This feature gives drummers’ a chance to use any plastic or felt on their cymbal stands for more accurate cymbal sustain.
All Voyager drum sets include a T250A padded throne and a Mapex 330 Series straight cymbal stand, snare stand, hi-hat stand, and bass drum pedal.
They also have an instructional setup DVD hosted by Dom Famularo (Drumming’s Global Ambassador and Mapex Artist).
Voyager is available in several colors and furnishes that include: Black, Burgundy, or Snow White covered finishes.
It also has three 5-piece configurations given below:
- Standard/VR5255TCZ (22×18 inches bass drum, 12×9 and 13×10 inches tom-toms, 16×16 inches floor tom, 14×5.5 inches snare drum)
- Fusion Ease/ VR5245TCZ (22×18 inches bass drum, 10×8 and 12×9 inches tom-toms, 14×14 inches floor tom, 14×5.5 inches snare drum)
- Jazz/VR5045TCZ (20×18 inches bass drum, 10×8 and 12×9 inches tom-toms, 14×14 inches floor tom, 14×5.5 inches snare drum).
There is also an optional Mapex cymbal in the Voyager kits. These Mapex cymbals include a set of 14-inch hi-hats and an 18-inch crash/ride.
The Voyager Drum Series was introduced to replace the Q Series product line, which was dropped.
Best Mapex Voyager Series Reviews
There are various drum sets available in the Voyager series. Therefore, I must show you the available products that you can search in this series.
MAPEX VOYAGER 5-PIECE STANDARD DRUM SET SHELL PACK (22″ BASS, 12/13/16″ TOM, 14″ SNARE)
This set includes all the drums and hardware that you will require as a player. The shells are made of poplar that provides a warm and bright tone across all of the drums. The set comes with two large toms on top of the bass drum and a single floor tom.
The hardware that comes with this set is double-braced to sustain some thrashing and bashing. The chrome-plated hardware appears fabulous against the vibrant finishes (Crystal Sparkle has black hardware).
Included equipment in the package:
- 330 Hi-Hat Stand
- 330 Straight Cymbal Stand
- 330 Boom Cymbal Stand
- P330 Bass Drum Pedal
- TH656 Double Tom Mount
- Remo Heads on All Drums
- Bass Drum: 22″ x 16″
- Toms: 12″ x 9″, 13″ x 10″
- Floor Tom: 16″ x 16″
- Snare Drum: 14″ x 5.5″
Mapex Voyager Jazz 6-Piece Drum Kit with Hardware (Royal Blue)
This drum set is new in the market. The product has five pieces of standard Jazz drums with an additional 8 inches tom. The drum kit is suitable for amateurs who want a full-sized kit with a high pitch.
The shell is made of poplar that provides a punchy attack and plenty of tones. Also, 1.5 millimeters hoops will assist you to hone those rimshots. The drums are fitted with Remo’s heads and provide a limited lifetime manufacturer warranty.
The dimensions of the drums are:
- Bass drum: 20″ x 16″
- Toms: 10″ x 8″, 12″ x 9″, Also an 8″ Tom.
- Floor tom: 14″ x 14″
- Snare: 14″ x 5-1/2″
With this set being the most recent, it offers you the current drum feels. Many audiences always need the feel of technologically advanced equipment. It would be excellent if you did not waste your energy on low-quality drum kits.
If you are looking for another Mapex series, there is Mapex Venus which can be a recommendation.