Paiste Alpha 14'' Rock Hi Hat Cymbals, Brilliant Finish

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Paiste Alpha 14'' Rock Hi Hat Cymbals, Brilliant Finish


Alpha cymbals were first launched by Paiste in 1992. Today, the Alpha brand is synonymous with dependability, and the cymbals are well known for their first-class sound and fair prices. For 2010, Paiste has introduced the Alpha Series in a new Brilliant Finish, and once again advances these trusted qualities.

Product Ref: 16711

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The new brilliant look is accomplished by skilled craftsmen who hand polish the cymbals to a mirror perfect finish in the final production stage. Prior to that, top-notch hi-tech processes give Alpha cymbals their initial shape and strength. They are also further enhanced by traditional hand hammering.

ALPHA 14" Rock Hi Hats - Chick

ALPHA 14" Rock Hi Hats - Closed

ALPHA 14" Rock Hi Hats - Open

ALPHA 14" Rock Hi Hats - Pattern

Alpha cymbals have developed a strong following in recent years and are today endorsed by numerous working drummers all over the world, such as Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch, Jason Sutter with Chris Cornell, Dave Witte of Municipal Waste, Tommy Portimo of Sonata Arctica and Steven Spence of Black Tide.


  • Size: 14"
  • Weight: medium heavy top / heavy bottom
  • Volume: medium to very loud
  • Stick Sound: tight, crisp
  • Intensity: fairly lively
  • Sustain: long
  • Chick Sound: clear, full, brilliant
  • Sound Character: Fairly bright with a dark touch, full, warm and clear. Wide range, very clear mix. Heavy, giving feel. Explosive, clear and open sound with a meaty and cutting chick. Very forceful, rich hi-hat for wide application in many musical genres.