Volume: soft to loud
Stick Sound: pronounced, crisp
Intensity: lively and extremely controllable
Bell Character: integrated, dark, full
Sound Character: A fusion of darkness, energy, projection and brilliance. Very wide range, complex, musical mix. Responsive feel, extremely controllable. Woody, silvery, spanky ping over crunchy, thriving wash. Extremely versatile, flexible ride for wide ranging application in modern blended music styles.
Mark I: Tends to be a bit quieter, darker and drier. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell andping sound.