Meinl 16" Byzance Extra Dry Medium-Thin Hi-Hat (Top)

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Founded in 1951 and based in Germany, Meinl Percussion is one of the two leaders in European cymbal and percussion manufacture alongside Paiste. The Byzance series features traditional Turkish hammering techniques with a basis of B20 alloy for a traditional, atmospheric cymbal sound. The 16" Extra Dry Medium-Thin Hi-Hat features an un-lathed finish and a heavy bottom/light top for a dry chick and minimal wash.

This price reflects the top hi-hat.

Years of production: ca. 1990-present

Composition: B20 Alloy (80% copper, 20% tin, traces of silver)

Associated artists: Brann Dailor, Tommy Clufetos, Chris Adler

Product Specs

  • 16" Byzance Extra Dry Medium-Thin Hi-Hat (Top)
  • Un-Lathed
  • 2010s