The PAISTE PST5 & PST7 Cymbals and New Boxed Cymbal Sets
Two New Lines from One Magnificent Brand
Paiste, the world renowned European cymbal maker announces the launch of the new PST5 and PST7 Series Cymbals. Paiste Sound Technology stands for first-class manufactured cymbals and high quality sound design at an affordable price. PST5 is the entry to Paiste’s world of bronze cymbals and since its introduction in 2005; it continues to be a best seller. Considering recent musical trends, the PST5 was newly designed by our Swiss Sound Development Team. Paiste’s PST3, PST5 and PST8 ranges are best sellers that set benchmarks in their cymbal classes. PST7 adds an affordable line for drummers who like a traditional sound, look and feel.
Visually the PST5 were consciously altered only in detail but their fundamental sonic value changed considerably. The cymbals are lighter resulting in a deeper, warmer sound while preserving its bright basic character. They have increased flexibility resulting in a more appealing feel. Overall the new PST5 is significantly more musical. By Contrast, the PST7’s base is CuSn8 bronze which stems from the legendary 2002 series. The cymbals are lathed by Paiste’s Swiss hand craftsmen to achieve their distinctive traditional finish. The result of the precise Swiss manufacturing is a warm and clear overall sound and by offering three weight classes, light/thin, medium and heavy, PST7 covers a wide range of different music styles.
PST5 - BEST IN CLASS
For the PST5 Series, the musically open minded beginners will find a great starting cymbal set with the 14”, 16” and 18” Medium Crashes, 20” Medium Ride and 14” Medium Hats. The 8” and 10” Splash enrich the assortment with fast responding effect cymbals. There is also an 18” China available for drummers and percussionists who want to add exotic colors to their sound.
For the first time in this class, Paiste introduces a 14” Sound Edge Hats cymbal, a legendary Paiste invention that dates back to 1967. Paired with the 16” and 18” Rock Crash as well as the 20” Rock Ride, this option is an outstanding foundation of a cymbal set in louder music styles. The 18” Ride/Crash has immense versatility to use as a light ride for lower passages or as a powerful crash with solid volume.
With The PST5 Boxed Sets of Cymbals to complete your kit, the Universal Set (14” Medium Hats, 16” Medium Crash, 20” Medium Ride), Rock Set (14” Sound Edge Hats, 16” Rock Crash, 20” Rock Ride) and Essentials Set (14” Medium Hats, 18” Ride/Crash) offer price conscious drummers perfectly matched basic setups. The Effects Pack (10” Splash, 18” China) is an excellent enhancement to an existing set of cymbals. All of the PST5 are made from 2002 bronze in Paiste’s German facility.
PST7 - REAL DIFFERENT
For the first time in this price class, the 20” Light Ride, 14” Light Hi-Hat, 14”, 16” and 18” Thin Crash offer drummers of blues, folk, and other acoustic styles authentic sounds with great sensitivity, airy warmth and a soft feel. These models are the ideal cymbal for drum and music schools.
The 14” Hi-Hat, 16” and 18” Crash as well as 20” Ride prove to be extremely versatile cymbals because of their controllability. They are assertive, yet un-intrusive making them suitable for pop, rock, dance, brass band, and numerous other musical applications. If more volume and aggression are needed, the 16” and 18” Heavy Crash, 20” Heavy Ride as well as the 14” Heavy Hi-Hat are the perfect cymbals to provide meaty energy that is preferred for classic and hard rock. Paiste completes the assortment of PST7 with traditional effect cymbals 10” Splash, 14” and 18” China.
The attractive PST7 Box Sets include the Universal Medium (14” Hi-Hat, 16” Crash, 20” Ride), Session Light (14” Light Hi-Hat, 16” Thin Crash, 20” Light Ride), Rock Heavy (14” Heavy Hi-Hat, 16” Heavy Crash, 20” Heavy Ride) and Effects Pack (10” Splash, 18” China) offer price conscious drummers essential, perfectly matched models of a cymbal setup. PST7 are made from 2002 bronze in Switzerland using traditional methods that have remained unchanged in over half a century.
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