The reinvention of the octopod: the new version 2 system upgrade expands the spd-30’s onboard kit and phrase libraries, and add powerful new features and functions. Roland original octopod profoundly changed the landscape of electronic percussion. The size of a briefcase, The octopod offered drummers and percussionists the equivalent of an entire electronic rig in one self-contained unit—a new level of convenience and expression. Today, decades later, an exciting new chapter in octopod history begins. The SPD-30 blends the world’s most essential sounds with the latest triggering technology in a road-tough package that’s ready for the most demanding performers.