Looking for deep punchy snare drum tones? The Yamaha Recording Custom 14 x 8 Snare Drum offers pure warmth and low-end punch. The wide tuning range provided allows for both high and low tunings. For a snare of this size its highly responsive and performs well at low dynamics. Birch shells ensure your tone is balanced and blended nicely with enhanced bass and high frequencies. The Yamaha Recording Custom Snare features 30-degree bearing edges for maximum head to shell contact. As a result the sound is well-rounded more focused and punchier. 6-ply 6mm Birch reduces unwanted noise while retaining all of the great resonant characteristics of the drum. Designed for the optimal studio sound the 14 x 8 Recording Custom Snare is the perfect drum for recording studio aficionados. Snare comes with a compatible Protection Racket case.