Flagship Hammond Console, which featured alongside the Hammond X66 and
Snip from brochure:
"The sound of the
X77 is as modern as its styling. You will thrill to the excitement of
the sound created by the exclusive X77P Leslie Tone cabinet. Hammond X77
features include harmonically enriched tone-bars, pre-set percussion
tabs, super quint, rhythm section, string bass and arpeggiator (for
instant arpeggios). Each keyboard, pedal tones, reverberation and
percussion can be independently directed through the multi channel X77P
Leslie Tone cabinet."
•Manuals: Upper & Lower 61 keys each
keyboard: 25 note, radiating, detachable
Controls: 28 control tablets, including: six percussion voices, harp
sustain, brush effect, and cymbal; nine pre-set keys and two sets of
eleven adjustable harmonic drawbars for upper manual; nine pre-set keys
and two sets of ten adjustable harmonic drawbars for lower manual; four
drawbars (16' and 8') for pedal keyboard.
Fully tone-compensated expression pedal controlling entire organ, plus
tone compensated "volume soft" tab
-for instant arpeggios! ...(kinda like an omnichord)
Two tablets offer three degrees of stereo reverberation (using separate
amplifier and speakers)
Pedal Legato: Provided in three degrees by two "string bass"
Either "touch-response" percussion or "legato"
percussion can be selected by moving a tablet; six pre-voiced tone
qualities can be used separately, in combination, or with drawbar
combinations. Vibrato or adjustable-rate reiteration can be applied to
any of these. the "second voice" tab provides these same
voices without percussion.
and rhythm: Polyphonic harp sustain can be used with or without vibrato
effects. Cymbal on pedals, and brush effect on either manual, can be
used separately or with any voices.
46". Height 51" with rack.
Two tone walnut and ebony
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