- Type: Splash
- Sound: Medium Bright
- Series: Alpha
- Size: 10"
- Weight: thin
- Volume: soft to fairly loud
- Stick Sound: washy, smooth
- Intensity: fairly lively
- Sustain: short
- Bell Character: fairly integrated
- Sound Character: Bright, silvery, short, full. Medium range, fairly clean mix. Fast attack followed by a quickly fading and sizzling decay. Very responsive feel. A very dynamic, universal splash cymbal for multi-purpose application in most styles.
- Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Here's what the Andertons Drum Department say about Alpha Cymbals
Paiste Alpha Cymbals are a great starting point for drummers that are ready to upgrade to a higher quality cymbal set up. These cymbals offer a bright, crisp and energetic sound that really projects live. Furthermore, the tonal definition of this range make them great for using in the studio for recording. These cymbals are the perfect set for drummers looking to upgrade their starter set to a gigging/recording standard at an affordable price.
Here's what Paiste say about Alpha Cymbals
The creation of mid-range (semi-professional) cymbals with highest demand in sound quality and function. A substantial improvement in terms of sound, function and appearance of the Alpha series from 1997 (Original Introduction 1991)