Paiste Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash, 16"

340.00 RRP 424.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 33128

  • Paiste Series 602 Modern Essentials
  • 16" Crash Cymbal
  • Developed in Collaboration with Vinnie Colaiuta

Paiste Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash, 16"


The 16" Modern Essentials Crash gives a full warm and brilliantly shimmering sound, with a fairly wide range and has a complex mix. This crash has quick response and a fairly soft feel. It's rich, strong crash sound with open low end and shimmering highs makes this a very versatile, responsive cymbal suited for many live and studio applications.

Product Ref: 33128

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"They are nice and transparent and as the cymbal gets bigger you really start hearing the warmth project a little more", describes Vinnie Colaiuta.

Formula 602 Modern Essentials cymbals combine the essence of the Formula 602 Classic Sounds models - transparency and stick definition - with the richness, warmth, darkness and a bit of complexity of the Signature Traditionals series besides providing slightly more pizazz than its Classic Sounds.

Forged from the legendary 602 Bronze (CuSn20), offering a complete new wide and dynamic sound dimension, developed in close collaboration with Vinnie Colaiuta, handcrafted from start to finish by highly skilled Swiss craftsmen, conceived and executed according to Vinnie's uncompromising sound concepts for a wide all-round application.

To listen to the Formula 602 Modern Essentials 16" Crash, please download the demo MP3 files from the links below.

The Paiste Formula 602 Modern Essentials Cymbals acheived first place in the Cymbals category at the MIPA Awards 2013.

Features and Specifications

  • Sizes: 16"
  • Weight: Medium
  • Volume: Low to loud
  • Stick Sound: Soft, washy, slightly shimmering
  • Intensity: Lively
  • Sustain: Long