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Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead  12 in.

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The Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead features a warm, controlled sound with a dynamic tuning range. The 6 drumhead has 2 plies of 7-mm film, an E...Read More

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Heads that are warm, dense, focused, and with a clear attack in all tuning and dynamic ranges.

The Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead features a warm, controlled sound with a dynamic tuning range. The 6 drumhead has 2 plies of 7-mm film, an Edge Control Ring, and Sound Shaping Technology.Edge Control Ring Instead of entirely erasing edge vibrations, the Edge Control Ring controls them. It dampens high overtones and contributes to the drum™s overall attack. As a result, low frequency tones are enhanced for a warm, desired sound.Sound Shaping Technology The drumheads in this series are carefully designed with the sound of the entire drum set in mind. They can vary in overall thickness and in the density of the dampening material. Optimized for each drum size, the Sound Shaping Technology promotes a balanced sound and attack for each individual drum and for the blended sound of the whole set. Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumheads are endorsed by many professional drummers including Chris Pennie, Dean Butterworth, Camille Grainer, and Preston Heyman.

FEATURES
  • Clear Batter Drumhead
  • Contains Evans' exclusive Sound Shaping Technology (SST)
  • Eliminates vibrations
  • Dampens higher overtones
  • Enhances low-end attack
  • Supports a broader tuning range
  • 6"

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EvansEC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead
 
4.4

(based on 49 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (3)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (15)
  • Improves sound (13)
  • Easy to use (12)
  • Functional (10)
  • Easy to tune (3)

Cons

  • Poor quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Concerts (9)
  • Practicing (8)
  • Back-up (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (14), Professional musician (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Durable, Beautiful, Sound great!

It has been a year and these heads are still holding up, haven't had to tune them often as they are durable! With Evans G1's on the bottom they give off a nice...Read complete review

It has been a year and these heads are still holding up, haven't had to tune them often as they are durable! With Evans G1's on the bottom they give off a nice deep sound with no overtones.

I would recommend this product to all drummers who are looking for easy heads to tune and want a sound that is always perfect!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Will Not Tune

These heads were a major disappointment. High spots and low spots in the heads prevent them from being tensioned evenly, without adjacent lugs being loose. The problem is definitely in the heads, I...Read complete review

These heads were a major disappointment. High spots and low spots in the heads prevent them from being tensioned evenly, without adjacent lugs being loose. The problem is definitely in the heads, I ruled out the bearing edges and the rims by rotating the heads and rims 180 degrees, individually. The problems stayed in the same spots on the heads. This is after having them mounted for several days and allowed to stretch.I do not recommend buying these heads.

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5.0

adds depth to anything

By Phil

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Comments about Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead:

Great head for your floor toms. Really helps control them while giving you that gut busting sound at the same time.

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5.0

I will purchace again

By Richard

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Comments about Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead:

Working artist
Great item. Last a long time will take the beating.

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5.0

Bring life to your toms, without the annoying overtones!

By Drumfreak

from Somewhere in Western Kansas

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Pros

  • Easy to tune!
  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts

    Comments about Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead:

    All I can say is wow.... I recently jumped off the Remo bandwagon, for several reasons. I just was growing tired of the sound I was getting and needed a change. The kicks didn't have the sound I was looking for in my head and neither did the snares. Toms were lackluster and so on. I've never heard a bad word against Evans, so when I decided to re head my expansive kit this time around I chose Evans. And man let me tell ya, I'm never going back! These heads are fantastic, and my setup is crazy enough I've got about all of the sizes.... I have 10,12,13 racks in front, 16,18 floor toms on the right and 14 floor tom on the left. The toms cut really well, plenty of attack and that wet sound we all love about clear heads but the ec2 ring really helps dial back the overtones to very pleasant levels. The floor toms are nice and fay with plenty of low end and punch. I've always struggled making my 18" floor tom more usable than a coffee table but this one is just effortless. I paired them with the G1 series for my resonate side
    By the way Evans, has some of the best customer support I've ever encountered. Treated me like a big name endorse during my brand transition, helping to choose what heads are right for me. All in all you can't go wrong with these heads, so quite reading all these reviews and get some for your kit!

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    5.0

    Great snare drum head

    By SuperDave

    from Austin, Tx.

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead:

      I use 2 snare drums, one eight lug birch and one 10 lug maple. I have this head on both and I think its the best thing to come around in a long time for my use.

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      5.0

      Made me a real beleiver.......!!!

      By BK Schyster

      from Bradenton, FL

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead:

        Made in the good ole' U.S. OF A

        .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. were not My First Choice! "Remo Pinstripes"

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        4.0

        Evans EC2 SST clear batter heads

        By David

        from Nevada City, CA

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead:

            Evans set out to develop the perfect head with the SST series; the perfect amount of sustain, attack, punch, depth and warmth. In some ways they succeeded but there is a drawback in that you have to tune them just right. If they are tuned too low the head will not rest on the drum properly (it will flap) and if it tuned too high it sounds a bit chocked. The bottom line is that even tuning to the sweet spot they still flap, but when they work they sound amazing.

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            4.0

            Evans EC2 SST clear batter heads

            By David

            from Nevada City, CA

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead:

                Evans set out to develop the perfect head with the SST series; the perfect amount of sustain, attack, punch, depth and warmth. In some ways they succeeded but there is a drawback in that you have to tune them just right. If they are tuned too low the head will not rest on the drum properly (it will flap) and if it tuned too high it sounds a bit chocked. The bottom line is that even tuning to the sweet spot they still flap, but when they work they sound amazing.

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                5.0

                The best sounding heads I own

                By Doc

                from Kansas City Mo

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Live performances

                  Comments about Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead:

                  I use these heads on all my toms and they sound GREAT !
                  Never use anything else anymore.

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                  5.0

                  It came quickly and sounds great!

                  By Drummer17

                  from Middletown, MD

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                  Pros

                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead:

                    Love this brand!

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                    5.0

                    excellent product

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                    By chico

                    from Bradford, VT

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Concerts

                      Comments about Evans EC2 SST Clear Batter Drumhead:

                      For me, without a doubt, my favorite drum head. love the low end attack, especially on my 16" Floor Toms. I have put ec2s on all five of my kits, and the sound and response on all the toms are second to none, no overtones and the tuning is effortless.

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