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Paiste Formula 602 Modern Essential China

Developed in collaboration with Vinnie Colaiuta, Formula 602 Modern Essentials cymbals combine the essence of Formula 602 Classic Sounds models with the complexity of the Signature Traditionals series. The Formula 602 Modern Essentials 18" China is a modern China cymbal with a wide spectrum for various musical applications.

18"

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Formula 602 Modern Essentials China


Sizes: 18" 22"
Weight: medium thin
Volume: medium low to loud
Stick Sound: washy
Intensity: lively
Sustain: long
Bell Character: integrated

Sound Character: Dark, warm, strong, exotic, sizzling, earthy. Wide range, slightly complex and dense mix. Fairly soft, responsive feel. Great for explosive, strong, dark accents. Complex, washy ride sound. A modern China cymbal with a wide spectrum for various musical applications. “The China is nearly smooth”, states Vinnie Colaiuta