The Paiste 2002 Cup Chime Cymbal sounds bright, warm, full, brilliant. Wide range, clean mix. Soft, extremely responsive. Explosive, shattering, glassy attack with modulating warm, full, long fade. Features an exotic, very dominant center tone with lively, flanging over- and undertones. Well suited for upside down mounting over a ride bell.Introduc... Click To Read More About This Product
The Paiste 2002 Cup Chime Cymbal sounds bright, warm, full, brilliant. Wide range, clean mix. Soft, extremely responsive. Explosive, shattering, glassy attack with modulating warm, full, long fade. Features an exotic, very dominant center tone with lively, flanging over- and undertones. Well suited for upside down mounting over a ride bell.
Background: During the 1960's developing Beat and Rock music required cymbal sound to match the new frequencies and volume levels and in 1967 the Giant Beat series was created - The 2002 was developed 1971 fusing the power of the Giant Beat with the differentiation of the Jazz series Formula 602 - In 2005, Paiste once again makes the 2002 a core series for the future, as the best and most innovative Dimensions models are incorporated into the newly expanded 2002, adding current trend cymbal sound to this venerable line
Innovation: First cymbal series fully developed for electronically amplified music
Alloy: CuSn8 Bronze, also known as "2002 Bronze"
Production: Manual Craftsmanship - Hand Hammering, Hand Lathing
Applications: Medium to very loud settings - Live and Recording - Country, R&B, Rock, Jazz-Rock, Progressive, Metal, Grunge, and modern hybrids rooted in those styles
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Users: Working Musicians, Enthusiasts - All players who need energy and drive and want their cymbals to cut through the music in all settings
Sound: Bright, warm, brilliant, musical, precise with high energy levels and powerful projection characteristics
Looks: A wide variety of surface textures with even, balanced hammering and lathing patterns - Prominent, 2nd generation 2002 red silk screening
Recognition: Used by countless top players world-wide over three decades to create a significant portion of our modern music heritage
Sizes: 5", 5.5", 6", 6.5", 7", 7.5", 8"
Volume: soft to medium loud
Stick Sound: dry, pingy
Bell Character: full, loud
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Comments about Paiste 2002 Cup Chime Cymbal:
(weight: 0.3 & 0.45 pounds respectively) Produces a bright "ting" sound and the sustain you can hear in the sound files doesn't really come up on the mix. The 5" accompanies the 6" very sweetly. They are amazing accent cymbals and i am planning on getting a 8". The zilbel sucks big time in compare with the 2002 cup chimes. I sold it as soon as i first played the cup chimes. the difference being the sustain, the zil's sustain will come up in the mix during soft passages but the paiste cup chimes don't project their sustain on the mix, and that's what i have always wanted from a cup chime type of cymbal. the 2002 cup chimes produce a very sweet tone that every drummer will enjoy in soft to medium volume levels, its a must try accent for anyone looking to add more color to their setup.
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