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Alpha

Introduction: 1992 Update 2006
Discontinued: ?
Background: Synonymous with dependability, Alpha cymbals are well known for first-class sound and fair prices since 1992 • 2006 brings Alpha's to a new level, advances these trusted qualities, and presents a completely revamped Alpha.
Innovation: Heavy investment into the perfection of hi-tech processes, seeking to faithfully reproduce the principles of Swiss hand craftsmanship in modern production • Alpha cymbals are manufactured using this top-notch technology, and then enhanced using traditional hand hammering • the combination of hi-tech and traditional methods brings about never before realized quality levels
Alloy: CuSn8 (Also known as "2002 Bronze")
Quality: Professional character, fulfills high demands in quality and function
Production: Modern, hi-tech production techniques • Traditional Hand hammering
Offered as: Alpha - Black Alpha
Applications: All volume settings - Live and casual Recording - Entire range of music styles
Users: Working musicians, casual players, advanced students • All players who need fairly priced cymbals with energy, versatility, very musical features and professional characteristics
Sound: Bright, crisp, energetic, powerful, and cutting with clarity, warmth, and tonal definition

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Black Alpha

Introduction: 2008
Discontinued: 2010
Background: Black Alpha feature the proprietary "ColorSound" coating invented and pioneered by Paiste over two decades ago.
Slipknot Edition: Paiste teams up with the world-renowned drummer extraordinaire Joey Jordison of the mega metal band Slipknot to create Black Alpha Cymbals • initially, Paiste launches the "Slipknot Edition", which consists of Joey's personal selection of Alpha models – creating a Black Alpha Set that features the core look and sound of Joey's 2008/2009 touring set.
Synonymous with dependability, Alpha cymbals are well known for first-class sound and fair prices since 1992 • 2006, Paiste advances these trusted qualities through a complete re-design of the series and presents a completely revamped Alpha
Innovation: Seeking to faithfully reproduce the principles of Swiss hand craftsmanship, heavy investments are made into the perfection of hi-tech processes • Alpha cymbals are manufactured using this top-notch technology, and then fine-tuned using traditional hand hammering • the combination of hi-tech and traditional methods creates great value for artists looking to conserve their investment in professional class instruments
Alloy: CuSn8 (Also known as "2002 Bronze")
Quality: Professional character • fulfills high demands in quality and function • ColorSound optimizes the effect of a coating on cymbal sound and is extremely durable
Production: Modern, hi-tech production techniques • Traditional Hand hammering
Offered as: Alpha - Black Alpha
Applications: All volume settings • Live and casual recording • Entire range of music styles
Users: Working musicians, casual players, advanced students • All players who need fairly priced cymbals with energy, versatility, very musical features and professional characteristics
Sound: Bright, crisp, energetic, powerful, and cutting with clarity, warmth, and tonal definition • ColorSound adds bite to the initial attack, focuses the overtones, and adds raw presence to the overall sound character

Rides

Crashes

Hi-Hats

Chinas (& Swishes)

Splashes (& Bells)


Information from:
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