Why some many of our customers have changed their K-, HHX-, Byzance etc. top of line -cymbals into Centent Emperors? Emperor series is an excellent pro level -all around series with quite bright yet full sound. They open up easily and sound absolutely amazing wether you play them quiet or loud.
Centent Emperor is one of Centent's "pro series" and designed for professional use. All cymbals are hand made from B20 -alloy using traditional methods. Excellent "all around" cymbals for wide range in music.
Sound: Sound is quite bright with hint of darkness, full, opens easily- versatile cymbals. Medium to loud volume.
Weight: Emperor-cymbals are medium in weight. 16" crash weights approx. 1130g, 17" 1370g, 18" 1630g.
Petteri chnaged his Byzance cymbals into Centent, check video from here.
Another video of Emperor series.
According to legend, one the remaining dragons helped cast the first bronze cymbal over 3000 years ago in Shangdong Providence in China. True or not- the fact is that Centent Cymbals has it's roots in 17th century in Quing dynasty times. History provides us the knowledge of generations and "the dragon spirit" in to Centent cymbals. Today Centent produces top quality cymbals from B8, B10 and B20 -metal alloy combining modern technology and traditional cymbal making methods. Cymbals are sold directly from factory to distributors, which allows us to leave all non nesessary costs away and we can offer these top quality cymbals to you in awesome prices!