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Fusing reliability and flexibility for today’s demanding gigging environment, Pearl has developed Modern Utility: a line of no-nonsense, well-appointed snare drums priced with the active working player in mind.


Vital instruments tailored to make the gig great, Modern Utility’s five snare models each feature a 6-ply/5mm all Maple SST shell. Well-appointed with our CL Bridge Lug and smooth SR-700 strainer, each Modern Utility snare is priced to allow the active working player an expanded voice, is flexible enough to add to any set-up, and strong enough to stand up to constant play.





Model: MUS1480M
Size: 14" x 8"
Shell: 6-ply Maple 5.4mm
Finishes: Matte Natural
Strainer: SR-700
Lugs: CL Bridge Lug
Hoops: 1.6mm Hoops
Snare Wire: SNW1216

Pearl 14" x 8" Modern Utility Matte Natural Maple Snare Drum

SKU: MUS1480M/224