The CT-8000 Series are constructed using the Yamaha Air-Seal System and YESS Mount System to produce a quality drum and to achieve the distinct Yamaha sound.
*The WS-865A stands are sold separately.New Size Structure
Yamaha adopted the same size structure as the flagship CT-900 Series, based on the proportional relation between diameter and depth, which is “For every 1 inch increase in diameter, increase the depth by 1/2 inch”. As a result, Yamaha designers successfully achieved the classical tone and lingering depth which is fundamentally different from that of existing concert toms. The CT-8000 Series offers solid attack and brilliant tone as a whole set, which gives you a higher level of expressivity. This series also has a wide tuning range from high to low register to allow you to produce various types of sound.YESS Mount System
Providing minimum mount-to-shell contact, the Yamaha Enhanced Sustain System (YESS) delivers increased resonance plus maximizes dynamic range and sustain. Mounts are attached at the drum's nodal point where shell vibration is least effected. CT-8016:
Further details can be found on the Yamaha website.