THE NEW ARCADIA SERIES COMBINES NATAL QUALITY AND CRAFTSMANSHIP WITH REAL VALUE FOR MONEY. TAKING INSPIRATION FROM THE AWARD WINNING ORIGINAL SERIES, ARCADIA KITS ARE DESIGNED FOR DRUMMERS WHO WANT A LOWER COST KIT, BUT ARE UNWILLING TO COMPROMISE ON SOUND OR BUILD QUALITY.
Arcadia’s birch shells produce a full bodied sound, the tight grain structure accentuating low-mid punch. While resonant in the top end, Birch has plenty of attack while maintaining a ‘mid-scooped’ tone – a quality favoured by studio engineers and recording artists. The lugs are lower mass editions of the distinctive Original Series lug. They are British designed and embossed with the iconic Natal sun logo.
The tom mount is also British designed and features the Double Tom Mount (DTM) used on the Double Tom Stand from Natal’s acclaimed Pro Series hardware. The DTM’s non-slip aluminium ball design allows you to position your toms accurately at just about any angle. And with the aluminium ball being more durable than the resin ball more commonly used, you get greater hold, stability and longevity. There is also a post clamp on the DTM to mount a cowbell, tambourine, or other percussion.
Bass drum claws feature rubber gaskets to help protect the hoop from getting marked under tension. Shell mounted telescopic bass drum legs allow the bass drum to be positioned securely.
Arcadia features 2mm triple flanged chrome hoops for a more open and resonant sound. Bass drum hoops are colour matched with the bass drum on wrap and lacquer finishes.