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Zildjian Gen16 Acoustic-Electric Cymbal Crash & Pickup System 16 in. 886830314230

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Zildjian's groundbreaking new Acoustic/Electric technology in a true crash cymbal. The Gen16 cymbals combine low volume acoustic cymbals, dual-head mini microphone system and a controller with preset ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Zildjian's groundbreaking new Acoustic/Electric technology in a true crash cymbal. The Gen16 cymbals combine low volume acoustic cymbals, dual-head mini microphone system and a controller with preset tone modeling that allows the user to experience an array of Zildjian tones and add effects to each AE cymbal. The Zildjian Gen16 Cymbals won Best of Show at the 2011 Winter NAMM show!

"The Acoustic Electric Cymbal is capable of creating a wide range of sounds, from that of a classic Zildjian cymbal to some very non-traditional sounds," explains Zildjian's VP of New Business & Product Development, John Roderick. "For drummers, it will have an inspirational impact akin to what the acoustic electric guitar has done for guitarists."


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Manufacturer's Warranty
Avedis Zildjian Company Warranty Statement

As of October 1, 2009, all Zildjian Cymbals are guaranteed against manufacturer's defects for two (2) years from the date of original purchase.
For warranty claims outside the U.S., contact your local Zildjian distributor. Click here for the international distributor locator.
Warranty Process
Cymbals that show factory defects within two years of their original purchase are eligible for examination at our factory. Zildjian experts will evaluate the damage and issue a replacement cymbal, unless it appears the damage is related to improper use or care.

If you believe your cymbal has a factory defect:
1. Contact Zildjian to obtain a Return Authorization number (RA#), via telephone: 781-871-2200.
2. Indicate the location of the damage on the cymbal with a piece of tape.
3. Make a photocopy of your original numbered and dated sales receipt.
4. Carefully package your cymbal. Include your RA# and the photocopy of your sales receipt in the box.
5. Ship the package to:
Avedis Zildjian Company
22 Longwater Drive
Norwell, MA 02061

A Cymbal will not be replaced if:
1. It has been misplayed, dropped, played with excessive force or treated abusively.
2. The center hole is worn due to improper stand set-up or abusive play.
3. The cymbal was bought second-hand or used in a lease program.
4. The cymbal has previously been replaced by Zildjian.
5. More than two years have passed since the cymbal was purchased.

Warranty Notes:
• Cost of shipping a damaged cymbal to Zildjian is the customers responsibility.
• Factory evaluations take approximately 4 - 6 weeks.
• Cymbals that do not meet the warranty guidelines will be returned to customer.
• Cost of shipping a replacement or damaged cymbal back to the customer will be covered by Zildjian.

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Awesome Addition


from St. Louis, MO

Comments about Zildjian Gen16 Acoustic-Electric Cymbal Crash & Pickup System:

You can see a more thorough review of the Gen-16 cymbals under the 14, 18, 20 Gen-16 cymbal set reviews. I got this to add on to the other Gen-16 cymbals I have. Let's be honest, one crash just isn't enough. The higher tones you get from the 16" are a great compliment to the the 18" crash, 20" ride, and 14" hi-hat combo. The plus side is that there's still room for one more cymbal on the DSP before you have to go out and buy another DSP. As stated in another review, these cymbals have a great sound and quality (nothing less was expected from Zildjian). You wouldn't believe it until you played them, but the hundreds of holes don't make them as "less durable" as you'd think.

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