During the 1960's developing Beat and Rock music required cymbal sound to match the new frequencies and volume levels and in 1967 the Giant Beat series was created - The 2002 was developed 1971 fusing the power of the Giant Beat with the differentiation of the Jazz series Formula 602 - In 2005, Paiste once again makes the 2002 a core series for the future, as the best and most innovative Dimensions models are incorporated into the newly expanded 2002, adding current trend cymbal sound to this venerable line.
Original 1971 Model
Weight: medium heavy
Volume: medium to loud
Stick Sound: balanced
Bell Character: clear, integrated
Sound Character: Warm, full, lively, brilliant. Wide range, clean mix. Even, balanced feel. Clear defined ping over full, clear wash. Versatile general purpose ride. Extremely classic rock ride sound.