For the record, I heard this one day in DC caf concert and I really hallucinated on the quality of the machine balance, warmth, harmony ... it had everything! And finding none, I pay a Noble and Cooley! needless to say that it is the top of the must of the top! I served for 10 years and remains my jewelry! I wanted only to find that famous Sonor Hilite's and therefore I'm offered on occasion! feedback, it has lost none of its splendor even against my Noble. So I took the Noble for studio and concert for the Hilite as deep as +, it provides more heat.
Voil here I am the proud father of two monuments in DC, and I have no regrets despite the price was worth the lev pet! For me, there is no better, not even the famous black beauty ludwig I hear enough of frquement!
Conclusion: if you want a snare drum as much by its exceptional sound in that it does become more and that are trs rare occasion, is that the need is has never been better SERIES!