Synsonics drums

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Date Introduced
1985 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 2 1/4 in x 8 in x 9 1/2 in
Manufacturer
Mattel, Inc.
Credit Line
Gift of Joyce Worley Katz
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Electronic musical instruments
Object ID
102662215

Although designed as an inexpensive toy, this small drum pad was used by the pioneering German electronic music band Kraftwerk. Sound was produced by simple analog circuits, not the digital sampling used by professional electronics drums.