A crash cymbal is an indispensable part of any drum kit, and every drummer naturally has his or her own preferences as to the sound and personality of their cymbals. Luckily, Meinl caters to everyone's needs with a wide array of different cymbals. The Byzance series offers many professional products, amongst which you'll find the B16DAC. It's a 16-inch Dark Crash with an untreated surface covered in visible hammer marks that, although they have been purposefully been applied, give the cymbal a dramatic appearance. Meinl Byzance B16DAC This cymbal's core sound is dark and features an array of undertones with a low frequency range. It has a powerful attack that produces an esoteric tone that decays quickly. For a 16-inch crash, this model produces a rather civilised volume that is excellent for use in a recording environment. This Byzance crash allows you to place punctuating accents with a highly distinct sound that won't overpower the rest of the instruments. Meinl Byzance Dark Crash cymbal model: B16DAC size: 16 inches made of B20 bronze finish: dark hand-hammered dark, deep sound shrouded character powerful attack, short sustain.