Here we have one of the new Formula 602 Series 2020 Relaunch models. The elegant, subtle 20” Paperthin responds to strokes by sticks, brushes or hand with deep voluminous breath.
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.
18" Paper Thin Crash
Weight: extra thin
Volume: soft to medium loud
Stick Sound: washy
Intensity: fairly lively
Sound Character: Warm, silvery, airy with a mystical touch. Medium wide range, fairly complex mix. Very soft, papery feel. Very responsive. A graceful crash cymbal for delicate, sensitive playing with light sticks, brushes, rods and hands. Well suited for mallet rolls.