The Aquarian TCFXPD18 Focus-X Texture Coated 18″ Batter Tom Drum Head with Reverse Dot features a unique vented muffling ring tucked into the hoop on the underneath side of the head. The Focus-X produces a sensitive snare response and a full articulate sound while eliminating any unwanted ring. This versatile head offers sensitive snare response, and is great for studio recording or live playing. The Texture Coated Focus-X head is available in standard coated, and with a reverse dot for extra durability. Both are great for sticks or brushes.