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Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair   

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The Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbals are medium-weight and contribute a warm, clear sound. These hi-hats are particularly articulate and produce a loud, proj...Read More

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      The Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbals are medium-weight and contribute a warm, clear sound. These hi-hats are particularly articulate and produce a loud, projecting sound. For a versatile, clean-sounding option the Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbals are an excellent and affordable choice.

      Meinl HCS hi-hats speak up loud and clear.


      Excellent alternative hi-hat choice! Order today.

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      MeinlHCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair
       
      4.7

      (based on 58 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (42)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (14)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (0)

      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Bright sound (33)
      • Responsive feel (25)
      • Explosive attack (5)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small venues (16)
      • Accompaniment (9)
      • School bands (7)
      • Jazz clubs (6)
      • Soundtracks (5)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (20), Novice (9), Professional musician (4)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Great for the price

      Use these as a hardcore/classic rock drummer. Very good for the price. Very responsive, bright, with a distinct click. Solid feel, very durable, with a brilliant finish. Definitely worth the...Read complete review

      Use these as a hardcore/classic rock drummer. Very good for the price. Very responsive, bright, with a distinct click. Solid feel, very durable, with a brilliant finish. Definitely worth the price

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      I would recommend to beginners

      I have bought several Mienl symbols which I was very happy with. But, comparing it to my old Planet Z Zildjian 14" Hi-Hat I would have to go with the Zildjian brand....Read complete review

      I have bought several Mienl symbols which I was very happy with. But, comparing it to my old Planet Z Zildjian 14" Hi-Hat I would have to go with the Zildjian brand. Still a great sound for the price no doubt! I think it's pretty cool the Mienl is sending me a free Ching Ring for my review.

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      5.0

      Great sounding cymbal for kid's drumset

      By Peter

      from Lowell, AR

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Bright Sound
      • Explosive Attack

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • School Bands

        Comments about Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair:

        I bought a drum kit for my son at a garage sale and the hi-hat was terrible. I bought this one not knowing what to expect and it sounds like a genuine drum kit now! Really great sounding cymbal.

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        3.0

        Great value for price

        By Steve D in PA

        from Pennsylvania

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Bright Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair:

            I'm a professional drummer with 40 years playing experience. I needed some low-cost hats for a practice setup. These were less expensive new than used B8's and ZHT ect. They are heavier than I was expecting, which is good. They feel ok and sound better than I was expecting. And they look really good. Works perfectly for what I'm using them for.

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            5.0

            Great Product

            By dorm drummer

            from Portland, OR

            About Me Novice

            Pros

            • Bright Sound
            • Explosive Attack
            • not my old Hi-Hat

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dorm Drumset

              Comments about Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair:

              This Hi-hat is great for the price. I just replaced the Hi-hat that came with my set and the difference is miles apart. This Hi-Hat is great for begginers and is really nice for the price.

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              4.0

              Great quality, great value

              By Adam

              from New York, NY

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Bright Sound
              • Responsive Feel

              Cons

              • Not a Rich Tone

              Best Uses

              • Small Studio
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair:

              Very good, economical hi hat. You get a very good quality for a very reasonable price.

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              5.0

              Awesome set of cymbals, excellent quality, great sound

              By Jason Clarke

              from Jersey Shore, PA

              About Me Novice

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Bright Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair:

                  Bought this to replace a purchased hi-hat that was not very good quality...came with the full drum set. Very happy with purchase.

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                  3.0

                  I would recommend to beginners

                  By The Drew

                  from Abilene,TX

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Bright Sound
                  • Responsive Feel

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Accompaniment
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair:

                    I have bought several Mienl symbols which I was very happy with. But, comparing it to my old Planet Z Zildjian 14" Hi-Hat I would have to go with the Zildjian brand. Still a great sound for the price no doubt! I think it's pretty cool the Mienl is sending me a free Ching Ring for my review.

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                    4.0

                    I'm happy with my purchase

                    By hobbydrummer

                    from ohio

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Bright Sound
                    • Responsive Feel

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair:

                        I'm not a drummer per se, so I want to put that out there first. I am a bass player who has a drum kit for working out grooves and for fun. I can't speak with the drummer lingo like: it has a good chick... etc, but I have played with phenomenal drummers over the years and have heard some great sounding hats. Theses are great for someone in my situation or one similar (beginner, school kit, back up, etc.). I gave them a four just because they're not the best cymbals in the percussion department, but for the money I paid and how I've used them so far, they get the job done well. Having played them for a while now, if I could go back in time I'd still buy them (I paid about 60).

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                        5.0

                        Great value!!!~ would recommend to anyone

                        By Tina the drummer

                        from Orange, MA

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Bright Sound
                        • Responsive Feel

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Accompaniment
                          • Jazz Clubs
                          • Small Venues

                          Comments about Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair:

                          Excellent choice for this price range~ as good as much more expensive cymbals

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                          4.0

                          Nice starter set of hi hats

                          By Mike

                          from Port Jefferson NY

                          About Me Novice

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Bright Sound

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair:

                              Love the hi hats, a great budget way to learn and start with quality sound for a good price.

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                              4.0

                              Yes

                              By Marty

                              from Boilingsprings, SC

                              About Me Experienced

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Bright Sound
                              • Responsive Feel

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Small Venues

                                Comments about Meinl HCS Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair:

                                I use the 13" hi-hats as an auxiliary closed set for my Tama starclassic kit or standard hi-hats for my practice kit.

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