Sphero Specdrums

Specdrums are app-enabled musical rings that make the world your instrument by turning colours into sounds. Connect your Specdrums Rings to the app and tap on anything – your clothes, drawings, or the included playing pad – to create and mix any sounds, beats, and loops that all play through your mobile device. Jam on your own or with friends, anytime, anywhere.

Specdrums provides an accessible, portable, and tactile way for anyone to discover music creation. Easy for beginners to explore, but open-ended for advanced musicians to get creative, It provides an outlet for practising music using your hands without loud, expensive and large physical instruments.

The Rings don’t just work on the included Play Pad, you can tap them on anything with a coloured object in your world. They mimic the functions of digital drums, keyboards, and MIDI pads and can play an infinite number of sounds, including the ones you create yourself!

Recommended Ages Prep to Year 3 (ages 5 to 8)
Product Cost Single Ring Kit - $100-$120\\2 Ring Set - $140-$180
Where to Purchase Sphero Specdrums can be purchased from most STEAM stores such as JB Hifi or Modern Teaching Aids

Product Requirements

Sphero Specdrums requires a tablet based device.

Loanable Kits

State Library has kits of this item available for loan to libraries within the Regional Libraries Queensland and Indigenous Knowledge Centres network. Libraries can place a reservation through the Aurora catalogue (availability is subject to existing reservations, loans and associated return dates).

The kits are for use by patrons within the library only, as part of supervised library programming. They will not be listed in the public online catalogue for personal reservation.

Please contact Inclusive Communities, or phone 07 3842 9058 with any queries.

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  • Last modified: 2019/11/26 10:12
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