Paiste PST 5 Mini China  

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This product has been discontinued but may be available as a Open Box item.

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Perfectly suited for many types of musical applications.

The Paiste PST 5 china cymbal is extremely versatile delivering a bright, raw and trashy sound with a narrow range and complex mix. This PST China is explosive making it a powerful and energetic little effects cymbal.

Introduction: 2005
Background: Paiste creates affordable cymbals with never before realized sound quality and professional appearance. Draws on over half a century experience of creating real sound in affordable cymbals. Transfer the Swiss principles concerning shape, structure and sound to modern German high-tech production. Strive for the successful realization of the hand manufacture achievements in modern, technical production.

Innovation: Transfer the Swiss principles concerning shape, structure and sound to modern German high-tech production

Alloy: CuSn8 Bronze, also known as "2002 Bronze"

Quality: Mid-range with best quality/price relationship

Production: Modern, hi-tech production techniques

Applications: All volume settings. Live playing. Entire range of music styles

Users: Casual players, students. All players who want satisfying cymbal sound and function with musical feeling and authentic looks in their china cymbals

Sound: Bright, clean, full, focused, cutting and energetic with proper functional and musical characteristics

  • Sizes: 14"
  • Weight: medium
  • Volume: medium to very loud
  • Stick Sound: pronounced, glassy
  • Intensity: lively
  • Sustain: medium
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Love this china


from Illinois

About Me Professional Musician


  • Bright Sound
  • Explosive Attack
  • Raw
  • Responsive Feel
  • Trashy


    Best Uses

    • Small Night Clubs
    • Small Venues
    • Studio

    Comments about Paiste PST 5 Mini China:

    This is a great sounding little cymbal. I like a china on the floor tom side and when I'm pressed for space, this is my choice. For a small cymbal this guy packs quite a punch. If your on a budget and want a quality product, you can't beat pst 5 or pst 8. And MUSIC 123 is the best!

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