The Zildjian Company is a family oriented, drummer and percussionist driven company solely dedicated to crafting the finest percussion instruments on the planet.
Every Company has a story: Ours starts in 1623.
Avedis Zildjian I (the first) was an Armenian alchemist in the city of Constantinople in the seventeenth century. His attempts to create gold by combining base metals led instead to an alloy of copper, tin and traces of silver with unique
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sound qualities. Avedis used this discovery to create cymbals of spectacular clarity and power. The sound of the instruments was extraordinary, and as his reputation grew he was given the name Zildjian, an Armenian word meaning son of cymbal maker.
Pearl Corporation is organized and functions as a wholesale distributor of drums, percussion musical instruments and flutes for the United States. The majority of drums and related items are manufactured by Pearl Musical Instrument company and imported directly from company owned factories located in Taiwan and China. The flutes are manufactured in Taiwan and Japan while the latin percussion instruments are manufactured in Thailand. Pearl Corporation is also the exclusive U.S. distributor of Adams timpani and mallet percussion instruments.
Pearl Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pearl Musical Instrument Company, whose headquarters is located in Yachiyo City, Chiba, Japan. Pearl Corporation owns and operates a permanent 140,000 sq. ft. facility in Nashville, Tennessee, consisting of offices for management and staff, customer service and inside sales, and warehousing and distribution. Pearl also operates strategically placed distribution facilities in Reno, Nevada and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania for quick delivery to West Coast and East Coat dealers respectively. Pearl derives stability and competitiveness from being part of a larger and financially stable organization that can provide world class products at competitive prices, along with a research and development program that responds quickly to developments and/or changes in the market place.
Katsumi Yanagisawa started Pearl in a small factory with less than 300 sq. ft. and 2 employees in Sumida, Tokyo on April 2, 1946.
Pearl 5-Piece Drum Shell Kit
# Full 1080p HD Video (60fps)
# 8-Megapixel Digital Photos and High-Speed Sequential Shooting (12fps*)
# Super Slow Motion Playback Mode (up to 600fps)
# 3-inch wide LCD Display
# 10x Optical Zoom for photos
# 16x advanced zoom for video
# Digital Image Stabilizer (Movies & Stills)
# Face Chaser technology (can detect up to 12 faces for photos and videos)
# Built-in still photo flash
# HDMI Output
# MPEG-4, H.264 Video
# Optional lenses: Tele, Wide, Semi-Fisheye
# SD/SDHC memory compatible
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