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Title: EM review
Post by: Inspector 109 on June 02, 2008, 03:40:00 PM

Hey Everybody,
The June issue of Electronic Musician is online now and features a review of the ZAP.
Check it out at http://emusician.com/hardware/emusic_zendrumzap/
Title: Re: EM review
Post by: Ingo on June 03, 2008, 02:04:25 AM
Hey David!

Congrats! The review is really cool. I can’t confirm the writer with his “hard plastic” antipathy (even I expected rubber when I unwrapped my ZX for the first time). You are absolutely right: It is really quick and if you have learned where the max. velocity is, it’s comfortable, too. I’ve already developed a technique that would be impossible on rubber: When I need to hit a trigger when my hand is on the way to another trigger far away, I can hit a trigger and slide over it without losing speed.

So long...
Ingo.
Title: Re: EM review
Post by: Badger on June 09, 2008, 03:24:11 PM
On SonikMatter, I recently posted a rather long treatise on what it's like to play the Zendrum, but I completely missed that point. It really is a plus for your hands to be able to slide over the hard plastic as opposed to having to overcome the greater friction of gummy-rubber.

Jeff