I second that. I agree many people might be put off by spam..
Hi Mick, you can indeed connect the Zendrum to the DTX700 - I have done this and yes, ther are some good sounds in the 700.
If you have a chance could you plug your Zendrum into a Yamaha DTX700 module and let me know how you get on. Very impressed with it in a Dublin store. Is there a MIDI note map for the DTX700?
digitalDrummer reviewed a range of sticks and I must say I didn't notice anything beneficial with their the e-sticks or the anti-vibes. If it helps, we evaluated a range of sticks on their feel and response on mesh and rubber.
You should also try a variety of sticks to see what works best for you. There are sticks specifically designed for hitting pads (Vic Firth's "E-stick" for instance) and also sticks designed to reduce the amount of vibrations passed back to your wrists (Zildjian anti-vibe). Everyone is different of course, and individual technique pays a big part of it too.
I use a Zendrumdrive as the Zendrum stand.Probably costs a bit more than most of the converted guitar stands!