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Hohner 565 Cross Harp Low Tuning MS-Series Harmonica

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With low-tuning that's one octave lower than a standard-tuned harmonica in the same key, Hohner graces the 565 Cross Harp with a gold-plated plastic comb, black Greblon-coated* covers, and extra-thick... Click To Read More About This Product

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With low-tuning that's one octave lower than a standard-tuned harmonica in the same key, Hohner graces the 565 Cross Harp with a gold-plated plastic comb, black Greblon-coated* covers, and extra-thick (1.05 mm) reedplates to make it a stylish harmonica with a big sound.

Perhaps the best looking Hohner made today, the 565 Cross Harp is a regular diatonic harmonica. The reed plates are recessed into the gold plastic comb for a more airtight seal”increased airtightness means increased responsiveness. The cover plates are labeled in gold and finished in black for long-lasting beauty.

The Hohner 565 Cross Harp takes its name from the style of playing that turns an ordinary harmonica player into a blues master. Feel the beefy, solid tones resonate through the gold-plated body into your hands as you rip through your favorite blues riffs. A heavier reed plate and a great design make this Hohner blues-oriented harmonica look, feel, and perform like you want.

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About MS-Series harmonicas:
The acronym 'MS' stands for Modular System, an integrated concept of Hohner's harmonica designs. MS-series harmonicas benefit from innovations that improve their playing characteristics and also significantly facilitate maintenance and handling. All MS-series parts (combs, reed plates, and covers) can be combined individually. Simple screw connections allow for easy assembly. This benefit offers players the possibility to adjust the instruments to their individual requirements. For example, some players prefer the body of one model and the cover plates of another, and so a "custom hybrid" is possible for the discerning player. Replacement reeds are available (see item: RP565 MS Replacement Reed Plates).

About Hohner:
Hohner is a family company founded in 1857 in Trossingen, Germany by Matthias Hohner. Hand-made quality and close attention to detail has set Hohner apart from the beginning. A top leading brand in harmonicas, Hohner harps are distributed worldwide. Hohner harmonicas are played on the street by buskers, in intimate nightclubs, on festival stages, and even in Carnegie Hall. Despite a diverse harmonica line used in music from country to classical genres, the most famous Hohner harmonicas are their simple, 10-hole diatonics used frequently by blues, rock, country, and folk musicians.

* Greblon is used as a non-stick coating for cookware.

FEATURES

10-hole diatonic
Low tuning (one octave lower than standard-tuned harmonica in the same key)
Reeds: 20
Reedplates: brass; 1.05 mm
Plastic comb
Length: 10 cm

Hohner harmonicas feature:
Improved reed profiles to increase reed life by over 200%
Precision die punches to ensure reed plates with unparalleled air tightness
Improved tuning accuracy (through investment in innovative new tools)
Extremely stable stainless steel covers that won't tarnish and are easy to clean
Dynamic range and highest volume of most any commercially made harmonica
Super-fast response at all volume levels
Easily adjustability for overblows
A unique Hohner sound that is a tone benchmark for blues, folk, and rock
Pro Coverage
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
90 day warranty on concertinas.
2 year warranty on microphones.
Contact manufacturer for harmonica warranty information.


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Great sounding low tuned harmonica

By Eduard

from fl

I've been looking for a lower tuned harmonica for a while when I came across this one. This harmonica sounds great and is perfect for playing the blues. The black cover not only looks beautiful, but makes the harmonica easier to grip than the glossy ones. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants a lower sound in their harmonica playing.

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