Paiste Power Crash

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Series - Sizes

Description

Alpha

  • A full bodied, projecting crash, high in pitch and very bright. Well suited for situations where high volume crash sound is needed. (1)
  • Very bright, full, warm, brilliant. Fairly wide range, fairly clean mix. Heavy, responsive feel. Very strong, powerful, cutting crash for loud playing.
    Weight heavy Volume medium loud to very loud Stick Sound fairly washy Intensity lively Sustain long Bell Character integrated (2)

Dimensions

  • Bright, full, brilliant, powerful. Wide range, fairly complex, slightly dark mix. Heavy feel, powerful attack, strong fade. Versatile, powerful crash for many different applications.
    Weight heavy Volume medium loud to very loud Stick Sound fairly washy Intensity lively Sustain long Bell Character integrated (2)

Signature

  • The heaviest crash, producing the strongest crash sound and longest sustain. Overall higher in pitch, well suited for loud situations where projection is needed. (1)
  • Very bright, full, high pitched. Wide range, clean mix. Responsive, swelling attack with long fade. extremely cutting. Very well suited wherever strong, cutting, powerful crashes are needed.
    Weight heavy Volume medium loud to very loud Stick Sound fairly washy Intensity lively Sustain long Bell Character integrated (2)

Sound Formula

  • A powerful, explosive crash that has a glassy quality and a longer sustain than the other Sound Formula crashes. (1)

Visions

  • Higher in pitch and more projection, the Power Crash is a cymbal for loud situations where volume is needed but without a long sustain. (1)

2002

  • A heavy, strong crash with long sustain. A higher pitch that projects very well in high volume situations. Great for heavy players. (1)
  • Aggressive, shattering, powerful. Fairly narrow range, dense, tight mix. Heavy feel, powerful attack, with brilliant, silvery highs and mid range heavy body. Strong, extremely cutting crash for heavy playing.
    Weight heavy Volume medium to very loud Stick Sound fairly washy Intensity lively Sustain long Bell Character integrated (3)

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Information from:

  1. 1998 PAISTE.com
  2. 2001 PAISTE catalog
  3. 2007 PAISTE.com