Here we have one of the new Formula 602 Series 2020 Relaunch models. Similar to its smaller equivalent, the 15” Sound Edge Hi-Hat has great softness, finesse and thanks to the wavy bottom cymbal - an always concise chick sound. This larger model provides more richness and low-end.
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.
15" Sound Edge Hats
Weight: medium top / medium bottom
Volume: medium low to medium loud
Stick Sound: soft, fairly dry
Chick Sound: airy, light, papery
Sound Character: Rich, silvery, bright, somewhat mellow. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Quick and responsive feel with a soft and warm touch. Very controllable. Full, round and energetic open sound, paired with a light and airy chick sound. Ideal for playing at moderate volume level and a wide range of studio applications.