When you're ready to upgrade your ride cymbal to something with great tone and clarity the Formula 602 Modern Essential is just that. It fits neatly into most musical styles and has a light, resonant tone.
Silvery, breathy, transparent. Fairly wide range, slightly complex and dense mix. Soft shimmering and velvety feel. A light crash cymbal with a definite retro character suited for many styles in that music genre.
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.
- Size: 20"
- Weight: thin
- Volume: medium low to medium loud
- Stick Sound: washy
- Intensity: fairly lively
- Sustain: medium
- Bell Character: integrated