Pacific Drums and Percussion (or PDP for short) is a subsidiary company under Drum Workshop established in the year 2000 to provide high quality drum equipment to those unable to afford the higher prestige and quality Drum Workshop equipment. Pacific Drums and Percussion also manufactures drum hardware and accessories. Their factory is located at Ensenada, Mexico. The line still uses some custom techniques, but primarily uses computerized machinery to cut costs and reduce steps to create high-quality drums in large quantities.
X7 - As the name implies, these kits are pre-configured as a 7 piece kit. They were made from poplar (up until 2009), and come with both lacquer and wrap finishes. For 2009, the X7 kit featured all-maple shells. Pearlescent Black replaced Orange Sparkle for 2010. Purple Sparkle is also available.
M5 - The M5 shell kit is all maple. Like the FS series, 8" and 16" add-on toms are available.
FS - These drums are made from Birch and come with matte lacquer finishes. These drums are pre-configured as a fusion kit with 8" and 16" toms available as add-ons.
Platinum Series - PDP's top-of-the-line drums made from maple. These drums come in a wide range of sizes and four different types of finishes (FinishPly, Satin, Lacquer, and Exotic). For 2010, only four finishes are available. The series was discontinued in 2011.
805 - Drums made from Birch and come in either a lacquer or wrap finishes and powder-coated hardware, with Fusion and Rock sizes available. The series was discontinued in 2009.
LX/LXE - Drums made from maple and come in a lacquer finish. LXE series drums come in exotic lacquer finishes.
MX/MXR - Drums made from maple and come in satin finish. MXR series drums are available in rock sizes.
CX/CXR - Drums made from maple and come in a FinishPly wrap. CXR series drums are available in rock sizes.(the finest drums made by PDP, DW Quality made in Mexico)
FX/FXR - Drums made from birch and come in a lacque. FXR series drums are available in rock sizes. Replaced by the FS series.
EX - Mid-level kits constructed from beech, oak, and mahogany.
EZ - A budget-priced entry-level drumset. Replaced by the Z5 series.