The electronic drum pad is the second most widely used MIDI performance controller after the electronic keyboard. 320 Drum controllers can be built into the drum machine, they can be independent control surfaces (rubber drum pads for example) or they can simulate the look of percussion percussion.
The pads built into the drum machine are often too small and fragile to play with a stick, so they are usually played by hand. design similar to the form of the drum set. There are also percussion controls such as the MalletKAT-style vibrator, and Don Buchla’s Marimba Lumina.