Alpha Entek
Formerly known as Octave Hire & Octave Classics
Restoration & Service

Local, National & World News Hammond Organ restoration & service Leslie speaker restoration & service Vox Continental restoration, tune & service. Also AC30 Minimoog restoration, tune & service Rhodes Piano restoration, tune & service Wurlitzer Piano restoration, tune & service Oberheim analogues, tune & service
we are a family company, dedicated to providing a professional, courteous service to all our customers. It was 1963 when I started in the music business, 48 years ago. As well as repairing and restoring the best of historic marques, we have always stayed abreast of technological developments, which may engender future classics.

Electro-mechanical & Analogue electronic Musical Instruments. Repair, Restoration, Customising, Regulation & Tuning etc. Classic & modern musical equipment. Unlike some companies, we respect our customer's privacy & don't publish their names, even though many are famous.

For Hire: We are regularly adding to our range of carefully maintained Classic Musical Instruments. Available for broadcast, recording studio and selected live performance use etc.

British specification Hammond B3s, with matching Leslie and/or PR-40 Cabinets, covering the range of production years. Also our famous Split A100, heard on so many iconic recordings & live performances. Link to Hire

E-Mail us for hire,
repairs, orders etc.
H.H.C. Contact Details.
Classic instruments, purchase & care.
Secondhand gear, purchase & care.
Links, Musicians, Services etc.
Various Web Resources
Music & Technology.
Education & Support
Octave Hire
               
Market Moog service & restoration Hammond Organ service, overhaul & restoration Leslie Speaker service & restoration Rhodes Piano tuning, regulation, service & restoration Wurlitzer piano tuning, regulation, repairs & restoration Hohner Clavinet tuning, restringing, service & restoration
VOX Continental tuning, service & restoration Sequential service Oberheim service ARP synthesiser service Roland service Yamaha service Korg Service
Various classic & other models PPG repairs Pianos Piano innovation Classic models Classic Service
Restoration Hire etc. Modern Service Contact details Rogues' Gallery

Hammond Tone Wheel organs, Rhodes & Fender Rhodes electric pianos. Wurlitzer electric pianos, Hohner Clavinet clavichords, Yamaha CP70 & CP80 portable electric grand pianos.

Other Electro-Mechanical Classics & Leslie rotary speakers,

Electronic favourites include: Moog Minimoog analogue synthesisers, original Taurus 1 pedals etc. VOX Continental organs etc.

We repair other electronic classics to a high standard: Sequential analogue & digital hybrid synthesisers.

Oberheim analogue synthesizers, ARP synthesisers, early Roland, Yamaha & Korg analogue synthesisers etc.

We also service other early instruments: e.g. PPG Wave digital hybrid synthesisers,

Also less well known or rare American & European analogue synthesisers. We are noted for service or customising of modern gear including Roland repairs.


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Musical instrument restoration, service, updating, theory. 46 continuous Years in the U.K. (G.B.) Music Industry. If you are in Britain (England), Caledonia (Scotland), Cymru (Wales), Eire (Southern Ireland), Ulster (Northern Ireland) or many other countries. Just remember, with modern transport, it's a small World.

Links to my personal site, covering the Universe, physics, reality, relativity & associated subjects are included. Music technology, music theory, tuning & harmony. Harmonic deviation (inharmonicity), various scales & intonation systems.

The behaviour of piano strings, design features & constraints. Building techniques, materials used & characterisics. Modern & traditional electronic theory. Electrical & electromagnetic theory.