Here we have one of the new Formula 602 Series 2020 Relaunch models. The crystal-clear sound of the 13” Heavy Bell sustains almost endlessly. This extremely thick effect cymbal features a bright piercing ping.
Paiste Formula 602 is one of the world’s most referred and legendary cymbal lines in history. Renown and loved for its fine, pure, soft, delicate musical tone, that require a precise playing.
Paiste re-introduced many of the most popular models, faithfully re-created in terms of sound and look in 2011 followed with additional models in 2020. Forged from the legendary «602 Bronze» (CuSn20), handcrafted from start to finish by highly skilled Swiss craftsmen, Formula 602 Classic Sounds cymbals produce a true, pure sound of unique clarity and consistency.
Alloy: CuSn20, also known as «Traditional Bronze» or «602 Bronze»
Applications: Low to medium loud settings • especially well-suited for recording, live • Jazz, Fusion, Blues, moderate Pop and Rock, Country, Folk, acoustic music
Sound: Warm, silvery, mellow, cool, light, fine, precise and controlled • Cymbals with clarity and retro vintage character combined with a velvety, sensitive, very responsive feel.
13" Mega Bell
Weight: extra heavy
Volume: low to very loud
Stick Sound: glassy, pingy
Sustain: very long
Bell Character: integrated
Sound Character: Very bright, clear, piercing. Narrow range, clean mix. Extra heavy, immediate feel. Very thick, bright cymbal with crystal-clear, piercing ping and extremely long sustain.