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HD-1 hailed as perfect Christmas gift

Gadget show

Gadget show

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Time to make some last minute changes to your letters to Santa, because Roland's HD-1 V-Drums have been praised as a perfect present this yuletide.

Channel Five's The Gadget Show recently sent its presenters out to find a killer hi-tech gift, checking out all manner of satnavs, laptops and a ton more. At the end of their Christmas gift hunt, Otis Deley and Jason Bradbury (pictured above) plumped for the HD-1, calling it "a much more sophisticated gadget proposition".

The HD-1 is Roland's entry-level V Drum offering. For more details take a look at www.roland.co.uk/hd1. Let's hope we find one in our Christmas stocking.

Rich is a teacher, one time Rhythm staff writer and experienced freelance journalist who has interviewed countless revered musicians, engineers, producers and stars for the our world-leading music making portfolio, including such titles as Rhythm, Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, and MusicRadar. His victims include such luminaries as Ice T, Mark Guilani and Jamie Oliver (the drumming one).