Istanbul Agop Xist iON Brilliant 16″ China Cymbal
Get a great deal on the Istanbul Agop Xist iON Brilliant 16″ China Cymbal at Drum Central, the home of drummers since 1999. Express 7 days a week delivery is available in most parts of the U.K and free on orders over £100.
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Istanbul in Turkey has long held the title of capital of the cymbal making world with the tradition of hand making cymbals dating back to the 16th Century there. Formed by Agop Tomurcuk around 1978 after the original K factory where he was foreman closed down, Istanbul Agop helped keep alive the art of hand made cymbals when the efficiency of mechanised production lines had all but replaced it. Istanbul Agop Cymbals embrace the ancient traditions of Turkish, hand-hammered cymbals but take a progressive approach toward sound, design and manufacturing.
The Istanbul Agop Xist series offers a modern edge with a history of world class leading traditional cymbal making. The cymbals produce a powerful modern sound thanks to the pre-form casting manufacturing method, which requires 3000 less hammer blows to finish than traditional methods. The innovative Xist range that blends modern production techniques with traditional cymbal making processes, They are able to offer professional quality, cast B20 (80% Copper, 20% Tin) cymbals at a price that is accessible to drummers at any level.
Like most machined cymbals Istanbul Agop Xist cymbals create a bright focussed modern sound that is great for rock playing whilst still being versatile enough to be played at a lower volume. They are often compared to the well known Sabian AAX range. iON cymbals are Xist cymbals with laser cut holes out of them that makes the cymbal lighter increasing the darkness and complexity of the cymbals and speeding up their response. This also makes them good for playing with your hand.
Xist iON cymbals are a great option for drummers playing with electronic artists or for anyone looking to add a little bit of extra trashy darkness to their sound. They are also great for creating cymbal stacks.
The symmetrically placed geometric holes give this Istanbul Agop Xist iON Brilliant 16″ China Cymbal a splashy, raw attack with a very quick decay. Great for accents, hand drumming or in a stack with other cymbals.
- Focused and cutting attack, the laser cut crop circles add extra complexity and a quick decay
- Modern sound
- B20 bronze
- Brilliant finish
All Istanbul Agop cymbals come with two years manufacturers warranty as standard. If your cymbal cracks, stop playing it immediately and contact us as soon as possible. At Drum Central we provide all your back up and support so in the unlikely occasion that you need to use your warranty all you have to do is contact our store and we will take care of the rest.
Any items held at our warehouse and ordered before 12pm will be dispatched same-day. For any special order items, we will be in touch directly with tracking information. Delivery is free for most of the U.K. on all orders over £100 and others start from just £2.99.
We offer 'Express Shipping' on all items meaning that, for most parts of the U.K., your order will be with you next working day. In some areas, such as the Highlands and Islands, delivery will be two days (this will be reflected in your estimated delivery date at checkout). Most items are shipped with DPD meaning you will be given a one hour delivery window on the day of delivery. Smaller items are sent First Class with Royal Mail. If you are in a hurry or need a more specific delivery date and time delivery upgrades such as Next Day before 10am, Next Day before 12pm and Saturday or Sunday delivery can be selected at checkout.
Our DPD deliveries are carbon neutral and, where possible, we reuse packing to cut down on waste.
Estimated delivery by 07/04/2020SKU: IXIONCH16
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