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Sabian 218OMX AAX Series Omni Crash/Ride Cymbal 18"
Sabian 218OMX AAX Series Omni Crash/Ride Cymbal 18" Sabian 218OMX AAX Series Omni Crash/Ride Cymbal 18" Sabian 218OMX AAX Series Omni Crash/Ride Cymbal 18"

Sabian 218OMX AAX Series Omni Crash/Ride Cymbal 18"

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SKU: SABIAN-2180MX

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A Brand New Kind of Cymbal

OMNI is a revolutionary new cymbal from Sabian. Developed with the astonishing Jojo Mayer, the vision for OMNI was to create a cymbal with outstanding sonic contrast both when played on its own or with other cymbals. And Swiss-born drummer Jojo Mayer certainly knows what he’s doing. With an extensive jazz background and forays into NYC’s drum ’n’ bass/electronica/jungle scene and beyond, including Screaming Headless Torsos and his own Nerve, Mayer is also a long-time Sabian endorser.

Highly Musical – Incredibly Versatile

A medium-weight center and an extra-thin, natural finish edge make for a cymbal that’s striking in appearance. But it’s the highly musical tone structure and careful balance of frequency that enable this cymbal to sit so well in any musical setting. The extra-thin edge possesses the dark, throaty undertones usually associated with a jazz ride or crash – as a result, it excels as a shoulder-stick crash. The bell speaks with forceful clarity on straight-eighth funk and Latin grooves. And all playing surfaces respond with uniform warmth to brushes. With mallets, they are stunning in their orchestral beauty!

Sabian AAX – Modern Bright

AAX changed everything. Before AAX, most cymbals were manufactured using processes that had been around for centuries. AAX was the first B20 Bronze cymbals designed and manufactured using completely modern lathing and hammering techniques. The result? Increased brightness, cut and musicality – for the widest dynamic range ever achieved. And suddenly, the bright, explosive tone of AA cymbals was available even at low volume. AAX uses hand-guided, high-pressure hammering for instant, bright responses. Pinpoint lathing is used to achieve increased sensitivity and wide dynamic range – even at low volume. And the high profile shape delivers cutting, high-pitched tone. In the studio or on stage, in every style of music, only AAX delivers such consistently bright, crisp, clear, and cutting responses. AAX is the ultimate Modern Bright sound.

Who Plays AAX?

A perennial best-selling Sabian series, AAX is played by top Sabian artists.

Hand-Crafted – Every Step of the Way

Like all Sabian B20 Cast Cymbals, the 18” AAX OMNI begins its life in the Foundry, where a centuries-old family process is used to create the most musical and durable of all cymbal alloys. Inside the Foundry, Sabian metallurgists combine carefully measured amounts of Copper, Tin and Silver, heat it to 2100 degrees Fahrenheit, and pour it into casts. At this stage, it’s hard to believe these castings will eventually become an OMNI cymbal. But first, they must go on a journey through Multi-rolling for intensity, Hammering for tone, Lathing for enhanced response and projection, and a final Aging process in the legendary Sabian Vault for optimum sound. In a sense, it’s a journey that’s only complete when you play the cymbal of your choice - an evolution from idea to reality. It is this process – innovation blended with traditional cymbal-making – that allowed AAX to make history as the first modern cymbal concept in B20 bronze.

Features

  • Designed with seminal drummer Jojo Mayer
  • Medium weight center in brilliant finish
  • Extra-thin edge in natural finish
  • Outstanding Crash and Ride properties
  • Outstanding sonic contrast both on its own and with other cymbals
  • A go-anywhere, play-anywhere cymbal
  • Need to play a gig with just one cymbal? This is it!
  • Also available in a 22” model
  • AAX Series Cymbals offer Modern Bright tone
  • Quality protected by Sabian 2-Year Warranty
  • Crafted from Sabian B20 Bronze

 

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