The Phoenix – Rhodes Intros New Mark 7 Electroacoustic Keyboard

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At the recent 2007 NAMM Expo,the classic Rhodes piano was reintroduced, with a flurry of recommendations from notable keyboardists. The new Rhodes Mark 7 A is a true electromechanical instrument, available in 88-, 73- and 61-key sizes.

“You got it better than right, its unbelievable,” said Stevie Wonder., while Brian Auger of Oblivion Express said that “The new Rhodes are awesome.”

We had a chance to check these out at NAMM, and they looked great and brought a lot of welcome updates, including MIDI.

Here are the details:Rhodes Mark 7A Features:

  • All Rhodes Pianos True Rhodes Electromechanical Designed
  • 9 new models featuring state-of-art-design and Mark 7 technology
  • Three different sizes: 88-, 73-, and 61-key sizes in passive, active, and active MIDI configurations
  • Light, transportable, hi-performance neodymium speaker systems
  • Volume controled front to back Speaker Platform
  • Lighter overall weight
  • Mark 7 technology
  • Modular format
  • Passive-to-active capability with MIDI
  • Pre-amp with hi-performance 3-band equalizer
  • Tremolo and pitch bend
  • Wood keys and key bed
  • LCD screen
  • Ventilated humidity system
  • Mark 5 action design
  • Dual-panel USB ports
  • New stand design
  • New pedal design
  • Safety locking system
  • Headphone capability
  • Durable custom and soft-touch finishes

3 thoughts on “The Phoenix – Rhodes Intros New Mark 7 Electroacoustic Keyboard

  1. About Feb. 1 I ordered a Mark 7 Active with the speaker platform. Like a kid anxious around
    Christmas, I can't wait for "that sound" in my home!!

  2. About Feb. 1 I ordered a Mark 7 Active with the speaker platform. Like a kid anxious around
    Christmas, I can't wait for "that sound" in my home!!

  3. About Feb. 1 I ordered a Mark 7 Active with the speaker platform. Like a kid anxious around
    Christmas, I can't wait for "that sound" in my home!!

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