Hammond restoration, repair, hire
Leslie restoration, service, hire
Vox Continental
Moog service
Rhodes Pianos
Wurlitzer restoration, repair, tune, hire
Oberheim repair, tune & service
Musicians, Services, Links etc.
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Alpha Entek, Classic & modern service
The Hammond Hire Company (HHC). Formerly known as Octave Hire & Octave Classics
Restoration Service Hire Custom
Welcome to our Web site and to our British Summer (officially). Alpha Entek, our family business, has 50 + years experience in the Music industry and a reputation for professional, courteous service.

Restoration of the best classic Electro-mechanical & analogue electronic musical instruments to an uncompromising standard. We stay in touch with modern technologies, which may produce future classics.

Service: Classic & modern musical instruments and equipment. Repair, customising, setting up & tuning etc.

Hire: H.H.C.'s Classic Instruments & Equipment Available for broadcast, recording studio and selected live performance use etc.

Genuine British specification Hammond B3s & C3s, spanning the range of production years, with matching Leslie and/or PR-40 Cabinets. Tiny's Split A100, a reliable instrument heard on many famous recordings & live performances.

Rhodes Stage & Suitcase pianos, Wurlitzer Electric Pianos, Hohner Clavinets, accurately tuned & set up. Reliable classic synths, Minimoog, Oberheim 8 Voice, et al. Link to Hire

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Clavinet ARP
Sequential Roland
Yamaha Korg
PPG Nord
Various
Classics Restoration
Service Modern
Stop Press
Spin Doctor H-Box
Safety Hire
Technology Harmony
Strings Design

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: Minimoog analogue synthesisers, the Moog Voyager series, 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 service other early instruments, e.g. EMS VCS3, an English synthesiser, inspired by the Moog Modulars, which has become more valuable of late..

As well as less well known or rare American & European analogue synthesisers. We also service or customise modern instruments etc.

Musical instrument restoration, repair, service, updating, theory. 50 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 pages covering some of my personal interests. Sections on 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 & characteristics. Modern & traditional electronic theory. Electrical & electromagnetic theory.

My opinions on the Universe, physics, reality, relativity & associated subjects are also included.