4 USING BFD WITH ELECTRONIC DRUMS BFD 1.5 contains several new features in order to improve performance with electronic drumkits. In particular, hihat and cymbal choke control is substantially improved. We have included pre-made presets for the most popular drum brains. However, if you have a different e-drum system, or if you’d like to understand the process better, this guide is for you! It is essential that you are comfortable with the way in which the Hit Options panel operates before you explore this guide please read chapter 7 of the reference manual thoroughly.