The drummer in our old band had both. He first started playing the V-drums in practice, so that we could keep the sound low ( a condition of using his house per his wife...totally understandable). They sounded...ok. At best. Then he started playing out with them, because of the compact size and ease of set up. He liked 'em; everyone else in the band loathed them. The snare and the kick didn't sound too bad, but the toms, cymbals and high hat....crimony! This may have played a factor in the band's dissolution!