Originally Posted by flurbs
Why on earth would it affect your posture or position? It's a pedal, it doesn't change the way you sit. Sit where you want, use the posture that you want, try the pedal - it'll either work for you or it won't. If it works, buy the pedal. If it doesn't, try something else.
well, chill, a friend of mine switched from iron to speed, and he told me he had to change position so that he could feel comfortable again.
all in all, thanks guys, I'm going to the local drumstore on Monday to check their Yamahas. the 9500 series seems really cool!