This weekend is your LAST CHANCE to purchase any Design Lab Snare and receive a FREE online lesson with a Mapex Art h December 29, on. the Mapex Saturn IV line that will provide pro-level performance to players . Colors shown in this catalog are representative only, and may not be exactly the . MPX-MARS Colors shown in this catalog are representative only, and may not be exactly the same as the original. No part of this catalog may be reprinted.

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These two lines sharing the same first name of “Meridian” is probably the cause of this misconception.

Starting inSaturns and Orions came with Remo Emperor heads on the toms and clear Ambassadors for the resonant heads. The hoops on the Birch line 1. The relative rarity of the LE and SE kits is increasing their value and they are considered by some to be the finest Saturn kits ever made.

A newly available Mapex cymbal pack is optional with any of these kits. Mapex produces seven different lines of drums: This was put in place to showcase the full sonic capabilities of the drums right when they are in stores. As of Aprilfour models were produced: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

It shares a number of options with both the Mpex and Orion line, but is not available with birdseye maple plies. Saturn kits come in a variety of lacquer and wrap finishes including bursts, sparkles and fades and come with the option of black or chrome hardware. The Meridian Birch features 6-ply, 7. Retrieved from ” https: It is available with Chrome, Black Nickel and kt.

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For the duration of the Orion’s inner “plies” were identical to the all-maple Pro-M’s inner plies, the difference being the outer “finish” ply. As of early the Orion line was discontinued. December Learn how and when to remove this template message.


Building on the foundations of the very successful Black Panther line of snares, Mapex introduced limited editions of drumkits based on those snares. These entry-level, yet highly regarded kits have improved their lugs, mounts, badges and bass drum claws.

Whereas the US heads were made using a poured channel technique, the China heads were crimped.

The overall shell catqlogo for both the Orion and the early Pro-Ms of – were identical at 6. However, the quality of these series have changed since they dropped the old names. Mapex has been in the drum making industry since Archived 15 January at the Wayback Machine. These two series are Mapex’s most popular series of drums.

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The result is a drum shell that projects a fusion of depth and clarity. The Meridian Maple series feature 7-ply, 5. The Orions are actually priced lower than most of their high-end market competition. The exotic burl finish is not common with other high-end drum companies at the same price point. This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat It is a common misconception among customers even among some Mapex retailers that these two lines of drums are similar and share the same features.

This article needs additional citations for verification. The Saturn line is constructed of maple and walnut the oldest lines were made of basswood instead of walnut. It is Mapex’s flagship series and is also the most versatile kit available from Mapex as each kit can only be ordered by components.

Unsourced material may be challenged and mapfx. No preconfigured kits are available. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Archived 2 January at the Wayback Machine. All Pro-Ms received a changed ply configuration and thickness resulting in an overall shell thickness of 5. With the exception of the 15th Anniversary edition Pro-M with a maprx run of worldwide, this set was given the figured Birdseye Maple finish of the Orion in Autumn or Jade Fade.


In years past the V and Pro M series were called the Venus and Mars series, in keeping with the tradition of naming the catalovo after planets. For a short time Mapex also offered the “Deep Forest” line of drums, built entirely out of Walnut or Cherry plies, as well as the Aquiles Priester signature drum kit.

Webarchive template wayback links Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references. The difference is in the construction of the head. This level of customization is usually only found in high-end drum lines.

This was the case only till early when production changed at the factory in Tianjin. The Orion received Mapex’s figured birdseye maple or other such exotic wood finishes, while the Pro-M received regular North American maple finish ply.

Mapex kits also come with Remo drumheads. The aluminium hoop was catalogk over a steel ring that is inserted in the U-channel to hold the film in place.

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Mapex had taken the rich sonic characteristics of cwtalogo and combined them with the bright and articulate punch of birch. This left the Black Panther cataloto as the top Mapex line available. Although they are priced as midrange drums, they are considered a fully professional kit and used by recording artists such as Chris Adler from Lamb of Godwho recently switched over to the new Black Panther line of drums.

The Maple line has several higher end features taken from the previous Pro-M line and the Birch line carries forward the M-Birch features. Views Read Edit View history.

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They also feature Mapex 2. Mapex built Limited Edition kits only, and a limited number of the SE kits as well. The Orion Series is an all-maple 6.