These brass alloy models sound and look great and let you get into playing MEINL at very realistic prices. The HCS series from MEINL is designed to offer all of the cymbal types and sizes normally found in professional lines to beginners in order to deliver the same sound options a working drummer may look for. The HCS 18″ china cymbal has an explosive, brash attack with dark, trashy undertones that are ideal for adding a unique element to your playing. The size is an industry standard, and the sound quality is unsurpassed in this price range. This cymbal has excellent crashing abilities with a medium sustain, perfect for big accents. Pair with the HCS Trash Crash or HCS Bell to really add some innovative sounds to your kit! Meinl HCS cymbals are recommended for any style of music a beginner may be getting into while exploring their sound.
Meinl HCS 18” China Cymbal – HCS Traditional Finish Brass
- An entryway into cymbal sound effects (18″ china) — china cymbals are considered effect cymbals because of the shape they take on that forms a lip toward the cymbal’s edge — this shaping of the cymbal alters the sound to deliver a trashy, gong-like effect
- Designed for beginners and students — Meinl HCS cymbals are designed for beginner and student musicians using a durable brass alloy that maintains its tone while holding up to the brunt of drum sticks — these cymbals are ideal for any style of music
- Made in Germany — when you open the box, the first thing you will notice is these cymbals bear the exact same markings as professional Meinl cymbals — they feature the large Meinl stamp and a smaller laser engraved logo with the text “Made in Germany”
- Full range of sounds — unique to this price range, HCS cymbals offer all of the cymbal types and sizes normally found in professional set ups to beginners — from trash crashes and splashes to bells and chinas, any sound option is within reach
- Great for instructors — Meinl HCS cymbals are made for new players who are learning their way around the drum set — teachers will find these to be an outstanding affordable solution to outfit their lesson sets with in a studio or classroom