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Paiste

Paiste, or more commonly known as pAisTe, is a Swiss brand of cymbals. They are the third most popular (behind Meinl and Zildjian) cymbal maker. The first cymbals were made in 1906. The CEO is currently Erik Paiste. Paiste produces hand cymbals, cymbals, rides, hi-hats, and gongs. Paiste translates in to "shine".

ModelsEdit

Current SeriesEdit

  • 101
  • PST 3
  • PST 5
  • PST 7
  • PST 8
  • PST X
  • 900 Series / Color Sound
  • 2002
  • 2002 BigBeat
  • RUDE
  • GIant Beat
  • Formula 602 / 602 Modern Essentials
  • Signature
  • Signature Dark Energy
  • Signature Traditional
  • Twenty Custom
  • Twenty Master Series

Discontinued SeriesEdit

  • Noise Works
  • 302, 402, 502, and 802
  • 101 (original, made from nickel silver)
  • 404
  • 505
  • 200
  • 400
  • 500
  • Alpha
  • Alpha Boomer
  • Black Alpha "Hyper"
  • 1,000
  • 2,000
  • 3,000
  • Sound Formula
  • COLORSOUND 5
  • VISIONS
  • BRASSTONES
  • Stanople
  • Ludwig Standard
  • Stambul
  • Zilko
  • SOUND CREATION
  • Dixie
  • Dimensions
  • Innovations
  • Black Alpha
  • Twenty

IdeasEdit

  • Flat Ride
  • Sound Edge Hi-Hat
  • B8 Bronze for cymbal alloy
  • Flat Bells
  • Unlathed Cymbals
  • Inverted Bell/China Cymbal
  • Colored Cymbals
  • Proprietary Signature Bronze
  • Sonic Texture Formula

ReferencesEdit