THE RHODES MK8

THE ULTIMATE IN RHODES SOUND AND FEEL

Harold Rhodes’ legendary electro-mechanical tine piano returns. Precision built in the UK with the finest hand-selected materials.

Optimising the iconic sound of the Rhodes piano, the MK8 offers considerable improvements in tone, touch, intonation and dynamics. All critical components – including tines, pickups, dampers and pedal mechanism – have been redesigned from the ground up, using only the highest quality materials and the very best in contemporary manufacturing techniques.

01.

KEYBOARD

Precision-manufactured by internationally renowned Kluge Klaviaturen GmbH (Steinway Group), the Rhodes MK8’s keyboard offers unparalleled expression and a nuanced piano-like feel.

73-note (E8-E80) Rhodes custom spruce keyboard by Kluge Klaviaturen GmbH, oak and beech key frame.

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“When you want warmth and mellowness,
the Rhodes is perfect.”
Quincy Jones
Record producer
02.

ONBOARD EFFECTS

The MK8 offers you the opportunity to dial up the effects of your choice with inbuilt VCA analogue compressor and low noise analogue stereo bucketbrigade effects: chorus, phaser, delay.

Rhodes custom stereo effect processor: analogue compressor, phaser, chorus, delay. True bypass. Expression pedal control of phaser speed, chorus speed, delay time, delay feedback.

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03.

PREAMP

The custom Rhodes engineered MK8 analogue preamp features parametric EQ, independent drive, envelope control, wah, new vari-pan with 4 waveshapes, audio rate modulation capabilities and dual expression pedal control inputs.

True analogue signal path. Volume, drive, envelope controls. Expression pedal control of volume, mid sweep (wah), pan speed, pan depth. Rhodes custom analogue tri-band (low/mid/high) active equaliser (+/- 15db range). Sweepable parametric midrange. Rhodes custom vari-pan with variable rate/depth with 4 wave shapes and audio-rate modulation.

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The Rhodes MK8 Preamp
The Rhodes MK8 Gold Lid
04.

CUSTOMISE

With external design by Axel Hartmann, the MK8 closely echoes the classic lines of the much loved Rhodes MK1 piano, whilst inviting a level of owner customisation never before offered on a Rhodes.

Choose from solid and custom sparkle colours for the lid, along with a selection of beautiful finishes for the front panel, case, pre-amp panel, pedal and rear grille.

05.

AUDIO DEMOS

Listen to examples of the Rhodes Mk8 in action, with various settings and styles to help you get an idea of what this instrument is capable of.

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