Meinl 15" Byzance Extra Dry Dual Hi-Hat Cymbals  From Meinl

Stunning contrast of extra dry and brilliant finish with a unique combination of hammering and lathing  

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$489.99

Retail:  $915.00

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What We Think

Living up to their name, these cymbals are extremely dry, with low-pitched, trashy sounds and short sustain. The raw unlathed surfaces and extensive hand hammering suggest that their sound might be loud and fierce. In reality, the Extra Dry series reveals its dark, earthy tones and comes to life when played at lower volumes.

Meinl 15" Byzance Extra Dry Dual Hi-Hat Cymbals

A sound example of the Meinl 15" Byzance Extra Dry Dual Hi-Hat Cymbals

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Manufacturer's Description from Meinl

The warm darkness of traditional hand hammered cymbals is re-imagined with Byzance. Each range is hand crafted by MEINL artisans at their foundry in Turkey, then given sound-enhancing final touches by craftsmen in Germany. Six different ranges offer a choice of feels and sounds for virtually every style of music. Best of all, with Byzance your sound is all yours, because every Byzance cymbal is a one-of-a-kind.

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About Manufacturer

 

Only MEINL uses 6 different alloys for crafting cymbals, which is more than any other cymbal maker is using today. Because of that, we are able to offer the widest selection of basic cymbal sound characteristics available. Striving for the realization of any possible sound idea makes it necessary to have this diversity, the background in and knowledge of all those different materials.


Constantly trained and highly qualified employees master all challenges within our production team. Most of them are drummers themselves! And if someone is not and starts working for us, we pay for the drum lessons. They know why they are doing what they do, and don’t consider it just another 9 to 5 job. It’s that dedication which makes the difference you can hear!

 

Specifications

Meinl Byzance Extra Dry Cymbal Features:

  • Style: Jazz, Funk, RNB, Studio, World, Electro
  • Timbre: Dark
  • Character: Dry, Earthy
  • Pitch: Low
  • Volume: Medium
  • Sustain: Medium to Short
  • Weight: Thin
  • Finish: Raw
  • Material: B20
  • Lathe: None