Thin design and small bell for quick response of this Sabian AAX 17″ Studio Crash Cymbal, is tonally full, with glassy, shimmering accents. Sabian AAX cymbals deliver pure, bright shimmering tones. Like stainless steel, AAX is cool, modern, and extremely efficient. With its streamlined design and sound-shaping Auto-Focus Response feature, AAX is the ultimate breakthrough in modern cymbal making. Ideal in the studio, ideal onstage.