Electronic drum sets were first developed in the seventies. They looked pretty interesting - hexagonally - but their musical potential was limited.
Since then a lot has happened. Nowadays electronic drum sets are a force to be reckoned with. They stand their ground against acoustic drum sets. Top drummers like Omar Hakim for instance have specialized playing electronic sets.
This online guide helps you select the set that's right for you and points out the differences, advantages and disadvantages in electronic drum sets.