The Meinl Byzance Traditional 14 inch Medium Hi-Hat Cymbal has a wide dynamic spectrum with a soft, warm sound. Unobtrusive and controlled open hihat sound with a crisp chick, it's a very popular choice used by many top professionals, worldwide. Their hammered and lathed surfaces, warm sounds and selection of models may be very traditional, but these cymbals are the ultimate choice when it comes to versatility. Rides with a buttery-soft feel. Crashes that range from dark and shimmering with thin models, to powerful and focused with heavier ones. Traditional tone and sonic individuality come together in each of these cymbals.