After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Keith McMillen Instruments has announced availability of the production version of BopPad, a smart sensor electronic drum pad controller.

Keith McMillen Instruments BopPad

BopPad is a USB powered expressive electronic pad controller for drummers, percussionists, and producers alike. It advances accurate hit detection via velocity, continuous radius, and pressure sensitivity with a fast playing surface to die for.

BopPad is the expressive electronic drum pad for drummers, percussionists and producers. BopPad gives you accurate hit detection (with latency under 3ms!), velocity, continuous radius and pressure. Four independently programmable zones output MIDI notes, velocity, pitch bend, pressure and location CCs.

BopPad has an extremely wide dynamic range and measures strike velocity from the softest hand drumming to the most brutal percussive assault. A robust tuned elastomer surface covers a 10” circle of our patented Smart Fabric Sensor Technology to give you traditional feel and a new dimension of expressivity.

BopPad can also operate as a conventional practice pad with a realistic feel and portable, lightweight design.

With BopPad you can bring a new range of sonic possibility to your drum set, trigger samples, sound effects, pads and chords. Unleash your creativity by playing your software instruments and synthesizers in a whole new way. So portable you can bring it everywhere and never miss a beat when inspiration strikes.

BopPad is available for an MSRP of $199 USD.

More information: Keith McMillen Instruments / BopPad