Paiste Thin Crash

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Description

Alpha

  • This Thin Crash has a bit more body than other thin crashes. A crisp, fast reacting sound that carries well. Suited for a variety of styles. (1)
  • Medium bright, crisp, warm, full. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Even, responsive feel. Explosive, fairly strong for its weight, a versatile crash.
    Weight medium thin Volume soft to medium loud Stick Sound washy Intensity lively Sustain medium Bell Character integrated (2)

  • Medium bright, full, warm. Wide range, fairy complex mix. Balanced, responsive feel. A versatile, comfortable crash cymbal with an explosive sound character and hissing shimmer. Perfectly suited for all styles in moderate use.
    Weight medium thin Volume low to medium loud Stick Sound washy Intensity lively Sustain medium short Bell Character integrated (3)

Dimensions

  • Dark, warm, shimmering. Fairly wide range, fairly complex mix. Soft, buttery feel, fast response, quick fade. Versatile crash for lower volume settings.
    Weight thin Volume soft to medium Stick Sound washy Intensity lively Sustain short Bell Character integrated (2)

Formula 602

  • 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.
    Weight thin Volume medium low to medium loud Stick Sound washy Intensity fairly lively Sustain medium Bell Character integrated (6)

Innovations

  • Dark, full, explosive. Very wide range, very complex mix. Light, very responsive feel. Immediate full, slightly breathy attack, fairly fast fade. General purpose crash with intricate character.
    Weight thin Volume soft to medium loud Stick Sound washy Intensity lively Sustain fairly short Bell Character integrated (2)

RUDE

  • Full, dark, energetic with a brilliant broad sparkle underneath the overall cutting character. Very flexible with a wide range and a fairly complex mix. Responsive, explosive, shattering attack. Breathy layers of sound with that distinctive RUDE attitude.
    Weight thin Volume medium soft to loud Stick Sound washy, crisp Intensity lively Sustain fairly long Bell Character integrated (3)

Signature Precision

  • Warm, full, brilliant. Wide range, clean mix. Responsive and soft feel. Clear, yet very warm sounding crash sound for medium loud musical situations.
    Weight medium thin Volume low to medium loud Stick Sound washy Intensity lively Sustain medium long Bell Character integrated (7)

Sound Formula

  • Medium pitch, very crisp and fast reacting with a short sustain. Opens up quick after contact, this crash is excellent for low to moderate volume levels. (1)

Traditionals

  • The Thin Crash is very warm, soft and low in pitch. It reacts beautifully to light, glancing blows, offering a sound that is dark, transparent and "windy". A responsive, musical crash with a short sustain for low to medium volume situations. The overall sound appearance is dark, thin, and "smokey". (1)
  • Dark, transparent, warm. Loose frequency range, very complex mix. Very sensitive, soft response and feel. Suitable for light ride playing in larger sizes.
    Weight thin Volume soft to medium Stick Sound washy Intensity fast, lively Sustain medium Bell Character integrated (2)

Twenty

  • Full, deep, rich, sparkling. Wide range, complex mix. Sensitive feel and soft, yet quick response. A cutting and broad crash cymbal with a dark touch and a sweet, mellow attitude. Perfectly suited for any application that requires a blooming and breathing crash sound.
    Weight thin Volume low to medium loud Stick Sound washy Intensity lively Sustain medium Bell Character integrated (3)

Visions

  • Due to the color coat, this crash opens and decays quickly. It's warm and dry, yet crisp; useful in many applications where control is needed. (1)

2002

  • Fairly bright, sizzling, full. Fairly tight range, complex, focused mix. Heavy feel, explosive filling crash, strong washy ride. Extremely versatile, strong crash with powerful presence.
    Weight thin Volume soft to loud Stick Sound washy Intensity lively Sustain medium Bell Character integrated (4)

  • Medium bright, full, silvery, breathy. Wide range, slightly complex, dense mix. Soft, giving, very responsive feel. A sturdy thin crash with a rich, cutting character. Perfect for patterned playing and filling sound spaces in minimal instrumentation..
    Weight thin Volume soft to loud Stick Sound washy Intensity lively Sustain medium Bell Character integrated (3)

3000

  • The new 3000 Series Thin Crashes were developed for drummers who wanted more sensitive, delicate crash sounds in the 3000 line. Naturally, they feature the same sensitivity and dynamic range that is characteristic of that series. (5)

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Information from:

  1. 1998 PAISTE.com
  2. 2001 PAISTE catalog
  3. 2009 PAISTE.com
  4. 2007 PAISTE.com
  5. "New Paiste Models", Modern Drummer, No. 100, February 1988, pg. 122
  6. 2011 PAISTE.com
  7. 2019 PAISTE.com