Electronic drumming... I'm always very uneasy with this topic. To explain why I have to give a bit of historical background..

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Triggering acoustic drums and drum pads

What is drum triggering?

Edrumming requires that the various playing surfaces in the kit (electronic pads, acoustic drums etc.) should be able to translate the drum strokes into electronic impulses, which can then be digitalized and control the sound sources (synthesizers, samplers). The process of this conversion of drum strokes is called triggering.

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Basic concepts and challenges of drum triggering

The phenomenons discussed below apply to drum pads as well, but they have a much more serious effect when triggering acoustic drums.

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