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SOLID STATE HELPS OUT AT THE ROYAL WEDDING

Mark May 19, 2018

Harrison and Harrison installed a MultiSystem and MultiLevel Capture System in 2002 for this historic instrument which was used most recently to accompany the wedding and Prince Harry and Megan Markle. This update renewed the heart of an organ orginally built in 1789 by Samuel Green and then rebuilt in 1930 jointly by Frederick Rothwell and J.W.Walker & Son. In 1965 Harrisons rebuilt the instrument to a design by the organist, Sidney Campbell.

St George's Chapel

TauNet Installed

NEW TAUNET INSTALLATION IN ST. THOMAS, NEW YORK

Duncan Sept 03, 2017

Installing a new organ in an expensive area a long way from home means reducing the on site time as much as possible. We worked with Dobson on the new organ for St. Thomas, New York and designed a new distributed version of Multisystem II that allows the windchests to be prewired and tested in the shop with an iPhone app. On site the system is simply plugged together and connected to the network.

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PORTAL USED FOR VOICING AT MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL

Duncan March 10, 2017

The portable organ console has been developed to run from a laptop computer with a 61 note keyboard, all run wirelessly. When voicing the organ at Manchester Cathedral Kenneth Tickell & Company were able to move around the cathedral and hear how the instrument sounds from many different areas.

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Portal at Manchester Cathedral

ST PAULS CATHEDRAL

NEW MULTISYSTEM AT ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL

mark gilliam july 29, 2017

Our brief was to control the large pipe organ spread across various locations in the cathedral plus two large, duplicate five manual consoles with a shared 50,000 levels of memory. The piston memories are divided in ten independent Libraries, each with 5,000 levels. The organ has seven MultiSystem II locations with the most distant connected with fibre optic cable. To guarantee no down time, Krone Termination Blocks were used during installation to make speedy transition from the old control system to MultiSystem II.

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