This Formula 602 Classic Paperthin cymbal has a great tone, it fits easily into a wide variety of musical styles and is ideal for mallet rolls and light stick action. If you're playing light jazz style music this cymbal will give you a great, light tone.
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.
Here's what Paiste say about the Formula 602
One of the world’s most referred and legendary cymbal line in history. Renown and loved for its fine, pure, soft, delicate musical tone, that requirea precise playing. Reintroduction of the most popular models, faithfully re-created in terms of sound and look in 2011. 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.
- Sizes: 18"
- Weight: extra thin
- Volume: soft to medium loud
- Stick Sound: washy
- Intensity: fairly lively
- Sustain: medium