These brass alloy models sound and look great and let you get into playing MEINL at very realistic prices. The HCS series from MEINL is designed to offer all of the cymbal types and sizes normally found in professional lines to beginners in order to deliver the same sound options a working drummer may look for. The HCS 16" china cymbal has an explosive, brash attack with dark, trashy undertones that are ideal for adding a unique element to your playing. The size is an industry standard, and the sound quality is unsurpassed in this price range. This cymbal has excellent crashing abilities with a medium sustain, perfect for big accents. Pair with the HCS Trash Crash or HCS Bell to really add some innovative sounds to your kit! Meinl HCS cymbals are recommended for any style of music a beginner may be getting into while exploring their sound.