Millenium Electronic Drums: Why Should You (Not) Buy Them?


Millenium is a brand of electronic drum kits produced and sold by the music retailer Thomann. The brand is known for its affordable electronic drum kits and focuses mainly on novice and semi-experienced drummer.

In this blog we will discuss the brand's most popular models and highlight the pros and cons so that you can make the right choice.

Millenium HD-120

One of Millenium's most affordable kits is the Millenium HD-120.

  • millennium hd-120

Affordable kit for children

The Millenium HD-120 is an affordable drum kit that is very suitable for children. It offers five drum pads, two cymbal pads, a hi-hat pad with controller, a bass drum controller, a sound module with twelve pre-programmed drum kits and a sturdy frame.

Easy to use

The HD-120 is easy to use and has a straightforward drum module. The rubber coating on the pads provides a solid playing feeling and the sound module responds well to the force with which you play. With a surface area of 100 x 60 cm, the HD-120 fits easily in most children's rooms.

The set comes with a stool, headphones and drumsticks, so you can get started right away! 👍

👉 Looking for more electronic drums for kids? Read more here.

Millenium MPS-150(X)

If you want something more than the Millenium HD-120, you can choose the Millenium MPS-150(X).

  • Millennium MPS-150
  • Millenium MPS-150 E-Drum Set
  • Millennium MPS-150X
  • Millennium MPS-150X

Suitable starter kit

The MPS-150 is an electronic drum kit for beginners. It has a bass drum, snare, three toms, two cymbals and a hi-hat. It is a solid-sounding drum kit with 108 sounds that you can experiment with endlessly. In addition, the kit contains 40 integrated songs to practice with.

AUX input and metronome

Would you rather play along with your own music from your smartphone? This can easily be done via the AUX input on the back of the drum module. The module contains an integrated metronome so you can continue to improve your timing. 💪

The difference between the two kits? The Millenium MPS-150X contains mesh heads. In this blog you will read more about mesh heads for electronic drums.

Millenium MPS-450

You can buy the Millenium MPS-450 for just over 400 dollars:

  • Millenium MPS-450
  • Millenium MPS-450 E-Drum Set

Perfect for beginners

The Millenium MPS-450 goes a step further. This kit is suitable for the novice drummer and offers slightly more functions than the MPS-150. With a wide range of 400+ sounds and 80 songs you won't get bored easily!

Mesh heads

The kit consists entirely of mesh heads so you are less of a burden to the environment. With compact sized mesh heads, measuring 80 x 120 cm, this kit is also easy to install in a smaller room.


The MPS-450 is unique to this model expandable is with a tom + cymbal with it MPS-450 Expansion Pack.

Do not expect high quality from the Millenium MPS-450 as you would from brands such as Roland or Yamaha, but this is a very suitable kit for beginners.

Millenium MPS-750X (PRO)

The Millenium MPS-750 is a semi-professional drum kit that comes in a regular and a PRO version. The main difference between these two is the design.

  • Millennium MPS-750X
  • Millenium MPS-750X E-Drum Set

Extensive drum kit

The Millenium MPS-750X offers high sound quality at an affordable price. The kit is suitable for novice and experienced drummers, contains nearly 700 sounds and has larger mesh head drum pads and cymbals.


Thanks to Bluetoothinterface, you can easily play along with your favorite music wirelessly by connecting your smartphone or tablet. Hassle with cables is a thing of the past! 😎

Separate hi-hat pedal

The drum kit comes with hi-hat pedal which provides a much more realistic playing feeling than the brand's other models.

👉 This kit is also expandable with the Expansion Pack.

Millenium MPS-750X PRO

The PRO version of the MPS-750X has been on the market since August 2023. This kit has a Black Sparkle acoustic design which makes it the most affordable option for those who want an electronic drum kit with an acoustic look.

The PRO variant has significantly larger tom and cymbal pads, making playing feel much more realistic.

Millenium MPS-850

Millenium's best-selling and therefore most popular drum kit is the MPS-850:

  • Millenium MPS-850
  • Millenium MPS-850

Versatile and extensive

The Millenium MPS-850 is not expandable, but that is certainly not necessary! This kit for advanced drummers contains no less than 4 toms and 3 cymbals. The 550 included sounds range between pop, rock, jazz, electro, hip hop, metal and much more! With 15 MB of internal memory you can also add your own sounds.

Full size pads

The cymbal pads with choke function are almost full size, making it easy to switch between acoustic and electronic. The mesh heads offer a pleasant playing feeling, are quieter for the environment and more pleasant for your joints.

Attractive price

Millenium provides proof that a professional electronic drum kit does not have to be expensive. The kit contains endless functions for a very attractive price. 💪

Millenium MPS-1000,

Millenium's flagship, the Millenium MPS-1000, is now competing with the serious brands. This electronic kit with an acoustic appearance has only been on the market since 2021.

  • Millenium MPS-1000,
  • Millenium MPS-1000 E-Drum Set

Impressive design

The Millenium MPS-1000 combines beautiful design with unprecedented versatility. The kit is suitable for advanced drummers. This drum kit is not only beautiful to look at, but also offers numerous professional features such as Bluetooth, USB/MIDI, eight separate outputs and a 3.2″ color display.

The kit is offered in two additional colors: Plain White and Natural. ✨

Extensive sound library

The Millenium MPS-1000 comes with 40 preset varied kits. This includes accurately sampled acoustic drums and cymbals, as well as authentic percussion sounds and electronic sounds.

Natural playing feel

The 13" hi-hat, two 15" crash cymbals and the 18" triple zone ride respond to hits over the entire surface, just like acoustic cymbals. Of course it has the choke function: the sound is muffled by gripping the cymbal.

Just like an acoustic drum set, the cymbals can be played all around.


Millenium has a wide range of electronic drum sets, both for beginners and advanced players. Your choice depends on your own preferences.

Are you new to the world of drums? Then the Millennium MPS-150, 150X and Millenium MPS-450 are perfect choices. For children the HD-120 is very suitable.

Do you want to get more out of your drum kit? Then choose the Millennium MPS-750X or MPS-850. The mesh heads, Bluetooth, expansion options and larger pads are indispensable for more experienced drummers.

Do you want all this, with a beautiful acoustic look? Then we recommend the Millenium MPS-1000, for you.

💡 Tip: Do you want to know immediately which kit suits you? Find out in less than 40 seconds with the Kit Finder.

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