Here we have one of the new Formula 602 Series 2020 Relaunch models. The Heavy models provide drummers with more volume and assertiveness. Their bright, powerful, solid crash sound cuts through even in loud situations. They also perform excellent as versatile ride cymbals with a clear 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.
- 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.
Sound Character: Bright, powerful, solid, clear. Medium wide range, clean mix. Heavy feel. Powerful, explosive attack. Multifunctional cymbal with solid, assertive crash and bright, clear ping.
Volume: medium to very loud
Stick Sound: clear
Intensity: fairly controlled
Bell Character: integrated