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The Birth of the “New B3”


PURE Hammond

Since its introduction in 1955, the Hammond B3 has become the essential performance tool for the worlds great keyboard players. The instantly recognizable B3 sound is synonymous with the world of popular music, while no concert stage would seem complete without a B3´s imposing wooden cabinet.

B3 design specifications

Now, for the first […]

Got Surge Protection?

Recent storms have sent us out on service calls to deal with Organs damaged by lightning surges! So this is a reminder to install a quality surge protector on your valuable equipment. Also, if you have remote amplifiers or any other devices connected to your instrument that also plugs in, they should be protected as

Sticking Keys on Yamaha Products?

Do you have sticking or sluggish keys on a Yamaha keyboard product? Call us immediately! We may have some very good news for you.


Hammond Super B – Latency Tests

Scope is a Fluke 99B 100MHZ digital. Using single trigger with hold. Measurements are MIDI as it leaves the Super B and Audio from Computer Sound device. Kore 1 Controller with built in USB Sound. Any delay from when the key is pressed and MIDI is output is NOT measured here. Set to 10ms per […]

Hammond Super B MIDI Project


I have been using the Native Instruments B4 and B4II software for several years.

A piece of software that once loaded into a PC or Mac, becomes a musical instrument. It can run stand alone or as a VST plug-in which can run inside a VST host. That allows several instruments to be loaded at […]

My Yamaha Electone FX-1 Acquisition


Or, How I ended up with the coolest organ of all time!


FX-1 General Description
My first FX-20
My second FX-20
Now, the FX-1
Fixing it up

FX-1 General Description
The Electone FX-1 is an FM based Organ/Synthesizer built by Yamaha in 1983.

Yamaha's Electone department has made several Stage Models that were usually […]