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The Cympad

 Cympad Moderator Series (50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100mm)

Cympad optimizes your cymbal sound

Cympad is an incredible, affordable and easy to use system for optimizing the sound and performance of virtually all cymbal sizes, types and brands. Cympad is specially designed and made from premium-grade cellular foam to simply and effectively protect your cymbals and control your sound.
When using Cympad the traditional felts are replaced. Available in an eleven popular sizes and recommended for any drumming style or situation.

A sound investment

Cympad’s exclusive design enhances and controls cymbal sound. Isolates cymbal vibration from the cymbal stand, reduces both volume and unwanted overtones and moderates sustain and increases articulation.

Small size, big difference

Available in incremental sizes, Cympad is versatile and adjustable— providing a spectrum of dampening effects (from open to optimum) without tape, gum or adhesive pads in a wide range of rehearsal, recording and performance applications.

  * Live Sound (Concerts, Clubs, Casuals)
  * Home and Studio Recording
  * Band Rehearsal and Individual Practice
  * Teaching Studios

Foam is better than felt

Cympad foam cymbal washers have been carefully developed to outperform and outlast conventional felt washers while offering drummers a host of

  * Conforms to cymbal shape and size
  * Extends cymbal life and prevents breakage
  * Increases articulation
  * Increases comfort and reduces hand fatigue
  * Outlasts standard felt washers
Cympad Optimizer Serie 
Cympad Optimizer Hi-Hat
More and more of the today’s top
professional drummers rely on Cympad.
So, if you want your cymbals to perform at
their peak, just remember that behind every
great sounding cymbal there’s a Cympad.


The Cympad Moderator (50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100mm) with dampening effect is always mounted at the bottom side of the cymbal cup!
The Cympad Optimizers (40mm and Hi-Hat) are used like a traditional cymbal washer!
70mm Cympad Moderator under crash cymbal.
70mm Cympad Moderator

Roy Mayorga/Stone Sour, Amebix
„I really like the Cympad! Sounds great
on my recordings and I used them live on my
last tour with AMEBIX.“
Roy Mayorga/Stone Sour, Amebix  

 60mm Cympad Moderator in
the bottom of the hi-hat clutch.
Rich Redmond/Jason Aldean
"I love the flexibility of sounds and sonic options
that Cympads offer! You have to try for yourself!
You'll be a believer!"
Rich Redmond/Jason Aldean
60mm Cympad Moderator in the bottom of the hi-hat clutch.
Cympad Optimizer on the cup of the cymbal.
Cympad Optimizer on the cup of the cymbal. 

Stacey Sydnor Lamont/Wayne Brady, Sly Stone
"Since using Cympads I have heard a remarkable difference in the sound and resonse from my Sabians! They bring out the true essence of the cymbals in all situations!"
Stacey Sydnor Lamont/Wayne Brady, Sly Stone

Cympad Optimizers on Hi-Hat Clutch and Seat
Aaron Spears / Usher 
„Everyone loves Cympad! I love the way they
make my cymbals feel when I play them!"
Aaron Spears / Usher, Gideon Band, James Brown, Alicia Keys, American Idol Tour
Cympad Optimizers on Hi-Hat Clutch and Seat 
protect your Cympads 

To protect your Cympads please use domed washers!

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