Here we have one of the new Formula 602 Series 2020 Relaunch models. The Medium models are medium heavy, multifunctional cymbals with full, strong crash sound. Especially the larger models are well-suited for ride playing due to their silvery transparency.
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.
- Since 1959
- 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.
Weight: medium heavy
Volume: medium to loud
Stick Sound: fairly washy
Intensity: fairly lively
Bell Character: integrated
Sound Character: Fairly bright, full, forceful, clear. Medium wide range, clean mix. Fairly soft feel. Full, explosive attack with quick response. Multifunctional cymbal with full, strong crash sound and very effective, light, silvery ride character.