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Description

Formula 602 Modern Essentials

  • Full, rich, warm, strong, deep, silvery. Wide range, complex mix. Responsive, even feel. Warm sparkling stick sound over a wide, deep wash. Fairly quick, strong crash sound. Extremely dynamic and lively ride cymbal, suitable for numerous musical styles.
    Weight medium Volume low to loud Stick Sound balanced Intensity lively Sustain long Bell Character fairly separated (6)
  • «A translucent warmth with definition and a really good controllable wash in the right proportions. Paiste really exceeded my expectations with the Modern Essentials rides.» - Vinnie Colaiuta (6)

Signature Precision

  • Bright, rich and warm. Wide range, clean mix. Giving feel. Defined ping with slightly silvery wash. All-purpose ride cymbal for various applications.
    Weight medium heavy Volume medium low to loud Stick Sound balanced Intensity fairly lively Sustain long Bell Character separated (6)

Twenty

  • Full, rich, defined and strong. Fairly wide range, fairly clean mix. Very even feel. Clear, silvery stick sound paired with a full, somewhat glassy and velvety wash. Perfect balance. A very comfortable ride with great rebound and a very giving feel, suited for all styles in the range of Pop, Rock, Blues, R&B and Latin.
    Weight medium Volume low to fairly loud Stick Sound clear, meaty, full, silvery Intensity fairly lively Sustain fairly long Bell Character integrated (5)

2002

  • A warm, lively and full sounding cymbal with a penetrating ping. An excellent all around ride cymbal. (1)
  • A versatile ride with a penetrating ping and a warm, lively overall sound. Strong bell, wide frequency range, the Ride works well for light to medium volume situations. (3)
  • Warm, full, lively, brilliant. Wide range, clean mix. Even, balanced feel. Clear defined ping over full, clear wash. Versatile general purpose ride. Extremely classic rock ride sound.
    Weight medium to heavy Volume medium to loud Stick Sound balanced Intensity lively Sustain medium Bell Character clear, integrated (4)

802

  • A very musical, clearly defined ping that rides over a controlled series of high to low overtones. Bell is musical, blending well with the cymbal while staying clearly defined. A great all around ride for light to medium-heavy playing. (3)
  • Bright, full, warm. Narrow range, clean mix. Even, balanced feel. Bright, clear ping over controlled, clean wash. Versatile ride for wide application.
    Weight medium heavy Volume medium to loud Stick Sound bright, balanced Intensity fairly lively Sustain medium Bell Character full, separated (7)

502

  • With a medium high pitched ping sound, this ride has warm overtones combined with a musical, pronounced bell. A good all purpose ride. (3)
  • Bright, full, warm. Narrow range, clean mix. Even, balanced feel. Clear ping over controlled, clean wash. Versatile ride for wide application.
    Weight medium heavy Volume medium to loud Stick Sound balanced Intensity lively Sustain medium Bell Character full, integrated (7)

402

  • A strong cutting ping sound that is heard clearly on top of mid to high pitched overtones. A strong percussive bell with good overall projection. (3)
  • Medium bright, full, focused. Fairly narrow range, clean mix. Fairly heavy feel. Strong, silvery ping over full, energetic wash. Strong ride for all-round playing.
    Weight medium heavy Volume medium to very loud Stick Sound clear, balanced Intensity lively Sustain medium Bell Character full, integrated (7)

302

  • A very controllable and versatile cymbal with a crisp yet delicate ping, accompanied by soft, low overtones. (3)
  • Fairly dark, full, focused. Narrow range, clean mix. Soft, balanced feel. Sizzly ping over sweet, mellow, warm wash. Controllable ride for multi-purpose application.
    Weight medium heavy Volume medium to medium loud Stick Sound balanced Intensity medium lively Sustain medium Bell Character full, integrated (7)

200

  • Medium pitched, clear defined ride sound. Nice bell sound with supporting undertones for increased projection. (2)

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Information from:

  1. 1979 PAISTE Catalog
  2. Mid-1980's 200 Leaflet
  3. 1998 PAISTE.com
  4. 2001 PAISTE Catalog
  5. 2009 PAISTE.com
  6. 2019 PAISTE.com
  7. 2002 PAISTE.com