All designs have been carried out in-house by two engineers who formed the company. Both are electronics graduates and have spent many years working with leading edge technology in software, electronics and organ businesses.

Phoenix technology has the edge over the competition, thanks to the design process which started with a clean sheet of paper and without the hindrances of existing production schedules or compatibility issues. At Phoenix we have been able to work very closely with the designers of our sound generation chip to ensure that the technology we use is the most up to date in the world.

Our circuit boards and sub-assemblies are manufactured in the UK using the latest techniques with accredited quality assurance and testing at all stages of production. This offers the end user a product which is inherently reliable, and will continue to give sterling service for many years to come.

As technology allows us to simulate the sound of the original pipe more accurately than ever before, the tonal gap between pipe organs and their electronic counterparts is narrowing all the time. It is now at the stage that the difference is so small that the rate of improvement is slowing down accordingly. Thus today's organ will go out of date less quickly than an organ of the 1980s and early 1990s.

One of the most important features in any organ is its response to key presses. The Phoenix Organ utilises a scaleable multiple processor architecture for its main control system. For example, each keyboard is scanned by an individual micro-processor and key presses and releases are passed to the main organ control processor (the organ’s ‘brain‘). This main control processor in turn controls the operation of the sound generation pre-processors, so controlling the sound of the instrument. Similar processors handle input from stops and pistons. More control processors are provided in larger instruments to ensure that the response to all events is always consistent and prompt.

In addition to complete organs, we also offer a rebuilding service for instruments built by other manufacturers that have become unreliable or simply outdated. Many older electronic organs still have fine consoles, but without the benefit of the latest technology, sound dated. The addition of a new sound generation system will bring these instruments right up to date for a fraction of the cost of a new organ. There is a strong parallel to the pipe organ industry here, where there are many more contracts to rebuild existing instruments than there are to build brand new instruments. A rebuild is universally accepted as a convenient way forward in the Pipe Organ world, so why should it be any different in the electronic world?

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