Hammond & Leslie Vintage Model List


This site lists most of the 'vintage' Hammond & Leslie models, as produced by Hammond before they closed down in 1975.

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A
Model:A
Production:Jun 1935 to Oct 1938
Size (W/D/H):48.5x47.0x38.5 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):359 (lbs)
Style:console
Finish:American Walnut
wood
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only (requires external B+ supply)
Pictures:An AV (an A with vibrato fitted as a later addon)
Model A, probably from a brochure
Model A, with Mr Hammond
A 1935 Model A in less than ideal condition
Notes:One tone generator, one adjustable tremulant affecting both manuals and pedals equally. Same cabinet as B models, but not as deep. About 2500 made. Requires a tone cabinet to operate, otherwise needs a seperate B+ power supply. The A is not equipped with complex tone wheels, thus the bottom octave of the tone generator is wired to the manuals as well as the pedals; this means that there is no "foldback" in the bottom octave 16' drawbar, ie it has an extra octave below the later 3 series organs
A-100 series
Model:A-100 series
Production:1959 to 1965
Size (W/D/H):47.5x45.5x43.0 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):391 (lbs)
Style:console
Finish:vinyl
A-100 - Light Walnut / Traditional
A-100 - Red Mahogany / Traditional
A-101 - Translucent Black / Contemporary
A-101 - Gray Mahogany / Contemporary
A-102 - Light Cherry / French Provincial
A-105 - Walnut / Institutional (C3 cabinet)
A-105 - Oak / Institutional (C3 cabinet)
A-122 - Patina Walnut / Contemporary
A-143 - Medium Cherry / Early American
A-102 - Dark Cherry / French Provincial
A-101 - Brown Mahogany / Contemporary
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals, vibrato chorus (3 levels, great & swell), percussion (soft/normal, slow/fast, 2nd/3rd)
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp and power amp and reverb amp
Power:27W
Speakers:3x12inch
Reverb:early necklace, later springline
Pictures:A standard A100 in a walnut finish
A100 in light oak finish (not obvious from poor photo)
An unusual cabinet A100 from a Hammond catalogue
A unique A100 in a rosewood finish
A100 from a catalogue
A122 from a catalogue
A105 from a catalogue
A143 from a catalogue
An A143 belonging to Alex Stettler
A101
A101
A102 in cherry
A105
Notes:Home style console, same as C3/B3 but with a built-in amp and speakers, including reverb. Cabinet has no flip top covering the manuals.
A-105
Model:A-105
Production:1962 to 1975
Style:console
Finish:Light oak
other
Dark walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp and power amp and reverb amp
Power:27W
Speakers:3x12inch
Reverb:early necklace, later springline
Pictures:A105
Notes:Church style console, basically an A100 in a C3 case.
AB
Model:AB
Production:Jun 1935 to Oct 1938
Size (W/D/H):48.8x46.0x49.5 (inches)
Style:console
Finish:American Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only (requires external B+ supply)
Pictures:AB, probably from a brochure
Notes:Identical to the Model A internally, but in a deeper B style cabinet.
One tone generator, one adjustable tremulant affecting both manuals and pedals equally. About 4000 made.
B-2
Model:B-2
Production:Dec 1949 to Dec 1954
Style:console
Finish:Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only
Pictures:A B2 with a PR-40 tone cabinet
B2 in a custom case
B2 in a custom case
B2 in a custom case
Custom B2 bench
Notes:In a B style case, the B2 is equipped with Hammond vibrato providing three degrees of true vibrato and chorus. The vibrato/chorus is selectable for each manual independently. It is not equipped with percussion, but does provide an additonal control for overall 'NORMAL' or 'SOFT' volume.
One expression pedal controlling swell, great and pedals.
B200
Model:B200
Size (W/D/H):47.0x29.0x10.5 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):186 (lbs)
Style:spinet
Manuals:upper FC 44 keys, lower CC 49 keys
Pedals:13 note detachable
Controls:9 drawbars for upper & lower manuals, 2 drawbars (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, vibrato, percussion, sustain, reverb, keyclick etc
Notes:A transistor portable drawbar organ.
B-3
Model:B-3
Production:Jan 1955 to 1974
Size (W/D/H):48.8x46.0x49.5 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):425 (lbs)
Style:console
Finish:Cherry
Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals, vibrato chorus (3 levels, great & swell), percussion (soft/normal, slow/fast, 2nd/3rd)
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only
Pictures:A standard B3
Another B3 with the lid shut
Lime Oak B3 (from Danny Callebaut)
A very nice B3 & 147
A very nice B3 and 147
A B3 with an F100 modification
A mint condition B3
A mint condition B3
B3 pedal board apparently never used
A B3 from a catalogue
A 'fake' B3 - this is actually a BC into which the guts of an A100/C3/RT3 have been put
A 'fake' B3 - this is actually a BC into which the guts of an A100/C3/RT3 have been put
A 'fake' B3 - this is actually a BC into which the guts of an A100/C3/RT3 have been put
A 'fake' B3 - this is actually a BC into which the guts of an A100/C3/RT3 have been put
Notes:The archetype, it is equipped with Hammond chorus/vibrato providing 3 levels of chorus and vibrato, selectable for each manual independently. It is equipped with Hammond Percussion. The percussion has four controls: ON/OFF, Volume: NORMAL/SOFT, Decay: SLOW/FAST, Harmonic: 2nd/3rd.
One expression pedal controlling swell, great an pedals. All the 3 series organs, and others based on them (ie A100) have "complex" tonewheels in the lower octave, wired only to the pedals. The bottom octave on the 16' db is wired back to the 8' db.
B3000
Model:B3000
Size (W/D/H):47.0x39.0x29.0 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):263 (lbs)
Style:console
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, (lower B preset had different harmonics; 16ft,8ft,4ft,2ft,1ft mellow and bright), 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals
Pictures:B3000 and with Leslie.
Notes:Hammond's early big attempt at a portable B3.
2nd/3rd percussion as per B3, sustain, reverb, transposer, key click, built in Leslie controls (for HL722), vibrato (simulated), optional cover. No tone generator in here ...
B-A
Model:B-A
Production:Jan 1938 to Dec 1938
Style:console
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Pictures:BA
BA play controls
BA with top closed
BA showing piano roll
BA inside
Notes:Tonally and electrically similar to the Model BC console. In addition to normal playing, it could also be played with rolls similar to a player piano. About 200 made. Floor dimensions similar to the BC with a somewhat higher back section to accomodate pneumatic action. 425 lbs, with pedals and bench.
BC
Model:BC
Production:Dec 1936 to Nov 1942
Style:console
Finish:Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only (requires external B+ supply)
Pictures:1938 BC in need of restoration
A BC with a DR20 and 31H (Scott Williams)
BC in mahogany
Notes:Identical to the model AB but with one additonal generator and appropriate switching to create a unique chorus effect; this does make it rather heavy. About 13000 made.
BCV
Model:BCV
Production:Dec 1949 to Dec 1954
Pictures:A really beautifully restored BCV by Thorir Baldursson
Notes:Same as Model BC but has Hammond vibrato and vibrato chorus. This model was never factory produced - after 1945 a "vibrato" kit was sold which could be added to a BC.
BV
Model:BV
Production:Apr 1946 to Dec 1949
Style:console
Finish:Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only (requires external B+ supply)
Notes:In a B-3 style case, the BV is in effect a model A equipped with a Hammond vibrato scanner providing three degrees of true vibrato and 'OFF' position, effective only on both manuals simultaneously, together with vibrato chorus usable in three different degrees and 'OFF'. It is not equipped with percussion.
The vibrato switch is similar in appearance, function, and placement as on the B-3. It is a six-position rotary switch whose functions are V1-OFF-V2-OFF-V3-OFF. Chorus is selected by a toggle mounted on the stationary part of the music rack.
C
Model:C
Production:Sep 1939 to Jun 1942
Size (W/D/H):48.8x47.0x46.0 (inches)
Style:console
Finish:Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only (requires external B+ supply)
Notes:Same as model AB but with different 'church' style cabinet woodwork. Cabinet has closed back and sides, extending to the floor. These were produced after it became apparent that many churches (the primary market at the time) did not like the B style cabinets.
C-2
Model:C-2
Production:Dec 1949 to Dec 1954
Style:console
Finish:Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only
Notes:Same as Model CV but with additional controls which provide vibrator on either or both manuals. Also addtional controls for 'NORMAL' or 'SOFT' overall volume.
C-2G, C-3G, HR-40G
Model:C-2G, C-3G, HR-40G
Production:Jun 1952 to Jan 1955
Pictures:G3 from 1939 from Gerard Visser
Notes:These consoles are identical in appearance to the C-2 and C-3 except that a monitor speaker is located on the lower left hand side. The preamplifier in the C-2G is designed to operate the monitor speaker. In the C-3G the preamplifier is the same as in the C-3. A small auxiliary amplifier drives the monitor speaker. In both Models, B+ voltage from the tone cabinet is required to make the monitor speaker operative. The HR-40G is identical to the HR-40 except that it is equipped with a standard 6 conductor cable which must be used in conjunction with the C-2G console.
C-3
Model:C-3
Production:Jan 1955 to 1974
Size (W/D/H):48.8x46.0x49.5 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):450 (lbs)
Style:console
Finish:Oak
Special request
Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals, vibrato chorus (3 levels, great & swell), percussion (soft/normal, slow/fast, 2nd/3rd)
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only
Pictures:A late UK C3 with a 122
Nice C3 in dark walnut, lid open
Nice C3 in dark walnut, lid closed
A rare blonde oak finish C3 (note the white Leslie switch) (Jason Richard)
C3 in white from an ice rink
C3
A C3 from a catalogue
A very nice 1963 C3 with PR-40 and Leslie 251 (Gary Smith)
An immaculate blonde C3 lid open
An immaculate blonde C3 lid closed
Notes:Identical to B3, but in the C type cabinet. Early versions had 'quatrefoils'. US and UK cases are slightly different.
CV
Model:CV
Production:Sep 1945 to Dec 1949
Style:console
Finish:Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only (requires external B+ supply)
Notes:A BV in a C style church model cabinet.
D
Model:D
Production:Jun 1939 to Nov 1942
Finish:Walnut
Pictures:A Model D (with a DXR-20 tone cabinet) from Scott Williams
Notes:A model BC in a C style case - these were not produced by Hammond, but manfactured from parts by dealers, ie Bosey & Hawkes in the UK.
D-100
Model:D100
Production:1963 to 1969
Finish:D-152 - Walnut
D-155 - Oak
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp and power amp
Power:50W
Speakers:2x12inch, 2x15inch
Reverb:necklace
Pictures:A D152 from Peter Jones
Closeup of D152 solo pedal controls
D100
D100 rear showing the extra PR40 amp, reverb amp and pedal solo controls
Notes:Same as RT-3 but with built-in sound system including reverb control (in built PR40) - possibly the heaviest Hammond made.
DV
Model:DV
Notes:Same as Model D but with Hammond vibrato, including vibrato chorus (see BCV). Not produced; kit added in the field.
E
Model:E
Production:Jul 1937 to Jul 1942
Size (W/D/H):57.0x47.0x47.0 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):579 (lbs)
Style:console
Finish:Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:32 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset buttons and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, pedals - 4 numbered and labeled toe pistons, 2 drawbars (16ft and 8ft), and great to pedal 8ft coupler, 2 expression pedals, one for swell and one for great and pedals, visual position in
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only (requires external B+ supply)
Pictures:Concert E
Concert E
A UK Concert E, lid open
A UK Concert E, lid closed
A closeup of the typewriter preset controls
A closeup of the pedal indicators and controls
E inside
A UK Concert E serial plate
A UK Concert E back
Notes:Aimed at concert organists. Separate adjustable tremulants for swell and great manuals. Standard main and chorus generator units; 'ON' and 'OFF' switch for chorus. Contains two preamps; one for each manual (to have seperate swell controls).
E-100
Model:E-100
Production:Jun 1965 to 1969
Size (W/D/H):48.0x26.0x48.0 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):410 (lbs)
Style:console
Finish:E-382 Italian Provincial in Walnut
E-343 Early American in Cherry
E-333 French Provincial in Cherry
E-312 Traditional in Walnut
E-311 Traditional in Mahogany
E-265 Institutional in Oak
E-262 Institutional in Walnut
E-182 Italian Provincial in Walnut
E-143 Early American in Cherry
E-133 French Provincial in Cherry
E-112 Traditional in Walnut
E-111 Traditional in Mahogany
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:1 set of drawbars for each manual, 27 control tablets, 5 percussion voices, brush effect and cymbal, harp sustain and vibrato celeste
Pictures:E118
E100
An E143
An E143
An E311
An E262 in a light finish with a folding lid
Another E311
E311 back
Notes:79 tonewheel generator, photocell Expression pedal, straight and reverb tube amps, some solid state for features (pedal frequencies derived from a monophonic two stage divider).
E100 - pre-voiced percussions, Harp Sustain and manual rhythm (Cymbal and Brush)
E200 - Institutional version of E-100 with locking top, presets and stops adapted for liturgical music, no rhythm, fewer percussions
E300 - Stripped-down version of E-100, no Harp Sustain, no rhythm
F100
Model:F100
Production:1960 to 1964
Pictures:Attached to a B3
F100 front and F100 back from Mike Sweeney
Notes:An all electric organ using vacuum tubes for tone generation. A 52 key manual split into two polyphonic sections ('accompaniment & treble) overlaid with a monophonic 'extra voice'.
G
Model:G
Production:Jun 1941 to Nov 1944
Pictures:G3 from 1939 from Gerard Visser
Notes:[From the service manual...] 'The Model G consoles and tone cabinets were built for the Government, and now will be found in use throughout the United States and foreign contries in chapels of all services, Officers Clubs, or recreation service buildings. The console is identical to the Model D except for the decorative woodwork and provision for detchable handles. The tone cabinet (Model G-40) contains two amplifiers and four speaker mounted in a horizontal row and is electically similar to Model B-40 tone cabinets, but has a reverberation control unit.' Similar to C2-G, C3-G.
G100
Model:G100
Production:1963 to 1965
Pictures:A G100 from a catalogue
G165(#36 apparently)
G165 close up of manuals
G165 pedal board and foot stops
G165 external amp racks
Notes:Large church style organ with AGO 32 note pedalboard and stops instead of drawbars. Had a extra large tone generator to produce higher tones and a complex vibrato system. The G-100 also featured an external, double-wide rack mount cabinet that contained the power supply, a five motor-driven tremulants (single motor drives 5 scanners with a single belt) and the audio power amplifiers which were three Dynaco Stereo 70s, plus a Dynaco mono amplifier for the bass.
H-100 Series
Model:H-100 Series
Production:1965 to 1974
Size (W/D/H):50.5x26.5x50.0 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):445 (lbs)
Style:console
Finish:H-262 - Institutional Model with locking roll top, walnut, some preset and other differences
H-324 - Comtempory in Pecan with built-in Auto-Rhythm
H-382 - Italian Provincial in Walnut with built-in Auto-Rhythm
H-395 - Mediterranean in Oak with built-in Auto-Rhythm
H-195 - Mediterrean in Oak
H-182 - Italian Provincial in Walnut
H-143 - Early American in Cherry
HX100 like H100 in X66 cabinet
H-111 - Traditional styling in Mahogany
H-112 - Traditional styling in Walnut
H-133 - French Provincial in Cherry
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:One expression pedal effecting both manuals and pedals, tone compensated photo-cell type, kick switch mounted to pedal cancels vibrato, 9 presets and 2 adjust keys for each manual, 2 sets of 11 drawbars for upper manual, 2 sets of 10 drawbars for lower ma
Amplification:stereo amp plus bass channel
Speakers:2x8inch, 1x15inch
Reverb:springline
Pictures:H100
Notes:96 tonewheel generator with self-starting synchronous motor. Tones go up to a high B (around 8,000Hz), then foldback. Foldback note: 16' goes all the way down, the higher harmonic in the mixture drawbars does not foldback. Reiteration, percussion touch control, harp sustain, string bass, lots of vibrato/chorus controls, reverb controls. Mixture of valve & solid state electronics.
J-100
Model:J-100
Pictures:J100
Notes:Non-tonewheel Spinet Model, transistor design, no drawbars.
K
Model:K
Pictures:Model K (in terrble condition) from Antonello Giovannelli, Italy.
Notes:Made by Boosey & Hawkes (London) in the late 1930s using BC parts shipped in from the USA in a case built locally to a broad 'C' style - basically the same as a model D.
K-100
Model:K-100
Notes:Basically an L100 with valve generated tones instead of tonewheels.
L-100
Model:L-100
Production:1961 to 1972
Size (W/D/H):43.5x23.0x44.5 (inches)
Style:spinet
Finish:L200 style had built in Leslie
L100P portable version (EU only)
L-16? had folding lid
L-143 - French Provincial, Pecan
L-133 - French Provincial, Cherry
L-122 - Contemporary, Walnut
L-112 - Contemporary, Mahogany
L-111 - Traditional, Mahogany
L-103 - French Provincial, Cherry
L-102 - Contemporary, Walnut
L-101 - Traditional, Mahogany
Manuals:swell & great, 44 keys each (offset)
Pedals:13 note fixed
Controls:9 upper manual drawbars, 7 lower manual drawbars, 1 pedal drawbar, tablets include Percussion (2nd, 3rd, fast decay, percussion soft), Vibrato (small, chorus, celete1, celeste2)
Amplification:built in preamp and power amp
Reverb:springline
Pictures:A standard L100 (L102)
The L100P 'portable' version, L100P
L100P catalogue
L100P catalogue
Another L100P
L100P close lid
L100P side
An L103
Catalogue L122
Catalogue L133
Catalogue L143
An L122 from ebay
An L133 from an unknown source
An L162; lid open
L162; lid closed
Notes:Spinet Model with mechanical tonewheel generator and non-scanner vibrato.
Two levels of vibrato and chorus, small selection of preset tabs, reverb with bright/soft settings. Percussion and chorus adjustable inside the cabinet. Mixture of valve & solid state electronics. Made in very large numbers, in more cabinets & finishes than the standard set listed above. Some later variants shipped with a factory installed pedal sustain unit and other options:
L100A - extra percussion & special effects; L100-1 - six voice rythm unit; L100-2 with 'Rhythm II' unit; L200 - with 'Auto Rhythm' unit mounted on top
M
Model:M
Production:1948 to 1951
Style:spinet
Finish:Mahogany
Manuals:swell & great, 44 keys each (offset)
Pedals:12 note fixed
Controls:9 drawbars upper manual, 8 drawbars lower manual, 1 pedal drawbars, no percussion, simple vibrato
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp and power amp
Power:11W
Speakers:1x12inch
Notes:Home style spinet with an internal amplifier and speaker. Mechanical tonewheel generator. Drawbars-only organ, with no presets of any kind.
Mechanical tone generator and vibrato scanner, no harmonic foldback. Pedal sustain feature, with toe-switch mounted on the expression pedal.
M-100
Model:M-100
Production:1961 to 1968
Size (W/D/H):46.0x25.0x38.0 (inches)
Style:spinet
Finish:M-162 - Contemporary, Maple
M-143 - French Provincial, Pecan
M-111 - Contemporary, Mahogany
M-103 - French Provincial, Cherry
M-102 - Contemporary, Walnut
M-101 - Traditional style, Mahogany
M-165 - Tudor, Maple
Manuals:swell & great, 44 keys each (offset)
Pedals:13 note fixed; with pedal sustain
Controls:9 upper manual drawbars, 8 lower manual drawbars, 1 pedal drawbar, tablets include Percussion (2nd, 3rd, fast decay, percussion soft), Vibrato (small, chorus, celete1, celeste2)
Amplification:built in preamp and power amp
Speakers:main 2x12inch, reverb 1x8inch
Reverb:springline
Pictures:From a catalogue M101
From a catalogue M102
From a catalogue M103From a catalogue M111
M102
A very nice and rather rare M103 from John Schulien
M103 from John Schulien
M111
A rare factory split version; M102
Split M102back
Split M102 amplifier
Notes:Home style spinet with internal amplifier and speakers.
Mechanical tone generator with scanner vibrato, no harmonic foldback. M100A had extra percussion features.
In the UK there was also a "factory split" version produced.
M-2
Model:M-2
Production:1951 to 1955
Style:spinet
Finish:Mahogany
Manuals:swell & great, 44 keys each (offset)
Pedals:12 note fixed
Controls:9 drawbars upper manual, 8 drawbars lower manual, 1 pedal drawbars, vibrato (upper, lower, chorus/vibrato, depth)
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp and power amp
Power:11W
Speakers:1x12inch
Notes:Home style spinet with an internal amplifier and speaker. Mechanical tonewheel generator. Drawbars-only organ, with no presets of any kind.
Mechanical tone generator and vibrato scanner, no harmonic foldback. Pedal sustain feature, with toe-switch mounted on the expression pedal.
M-3
Model:M-3
Production:1955 to 1964
Style:spinet
Finish:Mahogany
Blonde Maple
Manuals:swell & great, 44 keys each (offset)
Pedals:12 note fixed
Controls:9 drawbars upper manual, 8 drawbars lower manual, 1 pedal drawbars, percussion (on/off, soft/normal, 3rd/2nd, slow/fast), vibrato (upper, lower, chorus/vibrato, depth)
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp and power amp
Power:11W
Speakers:1x12inch
Pictures:M3
M3 and its back from Jason Richard
A nice M3
A nice M3
M3 controls detail
Notes:Home style spinet with an internal amplifier and speaker. Mechanical tonewheel generator. Drawbars-only organ, with no presets of any kind.
Mechanical tone generator and vibrato scanner, no harmonic foldback. Pedal sustain feature, with toe-switch mounted on the expression pedal.
Others
Model:Others
Pictures:The Hammond 350 prototype from 1985 - never made it into production
124 JM3
142
144
146
123 J3Aurora Century from a catalogue
Aurora
Concorde
Cougar 7100
Cougar, Cougar
Dolphin 9300
Elegante
Everett
Grandee 11100
Maverick 5200
Phoenix 1100
Regent 4172
Sounder
Notes:Sometransistor organs from Hammond, made after tonewheel production ceased. These models are not collected, and in general are worthless (except perhaps the 350, of which only one exists!)
N-100
Model:N-100
Style:spinet
Manuals:swell & great, 44 keys each (offset)
Pedals:13 note fixed
Controls:No drawbars, presets, vibrato, pedal controls, percussion, Leslie
Amplification:built in preamp and power amp
Notes:Home style spinet with internal amplifier and speakers.
Transistor organ, N100 basic model, N200 built in Leslie, N300 Leslie and rhythm unit.
Novachord (also Model H)
Model:Novachord (also Model H)
Production:1940 to 1948
Notes:Polyphonic synthesiser.
169 vacuum tubes, attack control, sustaining pedals, 500lbs. Plugs into PR-40 (but has internal speakers). 1069 made. A single 72 note manual.
3 Octave valve based mono synth. Hell to keep in tune. J introduced in 1940, K in 1946, L in 1948.
Porta-B
Model:Porta-B
Size (W/D/H):42.0x20.0x35.0 (inches)
Power:15W
Speakers:2x6inch round, 2 of 7x5inch oval
Notes:Portable version of the L100. "Porta-B" was the US/UK designation; on continental Europe it was also known as the L100P or P100.
Mechanical tone wheel generator, two 44 note keyboards, 9 drawbars for upper keyboard 7 drawbars for lower keyboard,one 16' for bass, lower keyboard, 13 note pedalboard, 12 rocker switches, touch response percussion.
P100
Model:P100
Notes:European designation of the Porta-B - basically the same organ.
R100
Model:R100
Style:console
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Pictures:R124
R195
R100
Notes:Full size organ with transistor amps and built in Leslie - similar to E100.
One set of nine drawbars for each manual, Hammond Rythm unit 2, built in reverb.
RT
Model:RT
Production:Jul 1949 to Sep 1949
Size (W/D/H):57.0x47.0x47.5 (inches)
Style:console
Finish:Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:32 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only
Notes:Equipped with Hammond vibrato providing three degrees of true vibrato and an 'OFF' position, effective simultaneously on both manuals, together with vibrato chorus usable in three different degrees and 'OFF'.
Equipped with Hammond vibrato providing three degrees of true vibrato and an 'OFF' position, effective simultaneously on both manuals, together with vibrato chorus usable in three different degrees and 'OFF'.
RT-2
Model:RT-2
Production:Nov 1949 to Jan 1955
Style:console
Finish:Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:32 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals
Amplification:internal (valve) preamp only
Pictures:RT2
Notes:Same as model RT but with controls which provide vibrato on either or both manuals, also additional control for 'NORMAL' or 'SOFT' overall volume.
RT-3
Model:RT-3
Production:Jan 1955 to 1973
Style:console
Finish:Oak
Walnut
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:32 note radiating, detachable
Controls:9 preset keys and 2 sets of 9 harmonic drawbars for each manual, 2 (16ft and 8ft) for pedals, one expression pedal controlling swell, great, and pedals, vibrato chorus (3 levels, great & swell), percussion (soft/normal, slow/fast, 2nd/3rd)
Pictures:Blonde RT3 an unusual blonde finish RT3
RT3
RT3 serial number 0002 (UK, not US) still in excellent condition
RT3 with 147 and PR40
Catalogue RT3
RT3 with F100 attached
Notes:Same as RT-2 (ie 3 chorus/vibrato settings and a volume soft/normal tab) but with Hammond percussion feature as well (as per C3/B3).
Pedal solo system has separate volume control, providing the following solo effects: 32-foot bourdon, 32-foot bombarde, 16 foot solo, 8-foot solo, 4-foot solo, 2- and 1-foot solo, also tablets for mute control and pedal 'ON'. Weighs 525lbs.
S6 Chord Organ
Model:S6 Chord Organ
Size (W/D/H):40.5x21.0x34.0 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):140 (lbs)
Pictures:S6S6
controls detail

S6 controls detail
Notes:Autochording organ.
Three sections: Solo unit, Chord unit and Bass unit with seperate volume controls. Solo unit is monophonic and driven from the 37 note keyboard, taking the highest key pressed, the chord unit is driven from tabs which has one oscillatoe for each group of two or three keys, preferring the lowest one, and two pedals to play the bass notes; one for the tonic and the other the fifth of the current chord. Individual buttons control 96 different standard organ sounds. Very difficult to keep in tune. Two internal speakers. Also sold as a model 2022 or 'Hammond Everett'.
SY100
Model:SY100
Production:1974 to 1976
Pictures:Catalogue S100
Close up of S100 controls
Notes:Same as S6 but with a swell pedal instead of a knee lever.
T100
Model:T100
Production:1968 to 1975
Size (W/D/H):45.0x25.0x44.5 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):235 (lbs)
Style:spinet
Finish:T295 - mediterranean oak
T243 - early American cherry
T233 - french Provincial cherry
T222 - contemporary walnut
T212 - traditional walnut
T211 - traditional red mahogany
T111/112 - basic organ
Manuals:swell & great, 44 keys each (offset)
Pedals:13 note fixed
Controls:9 upper manual drawbars, 7 lower manual drawbars, 1 pedal drawbar, tablets include Percussion (2nd, 3rd, fast decay, percussion soft), Vibrato (small, chorus, celete1, celeste2)
Amplification:solid state internal amp
Power:34W
Speakers:main & reverb
Reverb:springline
Pictures:A very well split T200
Split T200 showing upper section
T212
A T222 from Pedro Ravent
T222 back
T233
T243
T282
T295
T500
T562L
A nice looking TTR100
Notes:Transistor tonewheel spinet organ with vibrato and repetative percussion voices. Transistor amps, reverb, rythm units and in built Leslie.
T100 - basic organ, no built in Leslie
T200 - as T100 with built in 2 speed Leslie, and sometimes bolt on rhythm units.
T300 - as T200 with built in rhythm unit.
T400 - similar to the T300, with some extra features such as 'reiteration'.
T500 - as the T400, with more extra features such as a built in tape deck.
Also TTR100 produced in eurpoe - a portable version of the T100, and the XTP which is a cross between an X66 and a Porta-B. The T100 series were made in very large numbers.
TTR100
Model:TTR100
Pictures:A nice looking TTR100
Another nice TTR100 with a matching Leslie 145; one two three four.
Notes:This is a portable version of the T100, produced in the UK and mainland Europe only.
X-2
Model:X-2
Size (W/D/H):34.0x23.5x37.0 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):44 (lbs)
Manuals:single 49 keys
Controls:9 drawbars for manual, vibrato (simulated), percussion (2nd, 3rd and 5th) loud/soft, fast/slow
Pictures:X2
Notes:Tone generator organ with divider circuitary.
X-5
Model:X-5
Size (W/D/H):44.5x25.0x36.0 (inches)
Weight (with bench & pedals):165 (lbs)
Style:spinet
Manuals:swell & great, 44 keys each (offset)
Pedals:13 note detachable
Controls:4 presets, 9 drawbars for upper manual, 7 for lower, 1 drawbar (16ft+8ft) for pedals, 3 chorus/vibrato levels (simulated), percussion (2 harmonics)
Pictures:X5
Notes:Tone generator organ, had string bass unit and 760 interface with controls.
X-66
Model:X-66
Production:May 1965 to 1972
Style:console
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:4 drawbar sets, 18 changeable presets
Pictures:X66
Notes:Console organ with top octave tonewheel generator.
49 note arpeggiator, stereo reverb, attack perdussion, sustain percussion, special X-66 tone cabinet (can be connected to 122 and similar through Leslie kit 8066). Non-traditional Hammond appearance, bench and organ supported by steel columns.
X-77
Model:X-77
Production:1967 to 1975
Style:console
Manuals:swell & great, 61 keys each
Pedals:25 note radiating, detachable
Controls:11 lower, 10 upper, and 4 pedal drawbars, foot vibrato switch (vibrato provided in the tone cabinet)
Amplification:internal preamp only
Pictures:X77
X77 closeup
A lovely X77 (Teresa Arnold)
Notes:Console style with two 61-note manuals. Has a self-starting, 96 frequency, tonewheel generator. 49-note arpeggiator, stereo reverb, attack percussion, harp sustain, variable reiteration, alternating reiteration, cymbal and brush, music rack light. Required a special X-77 tone cabinet for each version. Wood console body on polished aluminum legs. Available in Walnut, Cherry and Custom finishes.
XTP
Model:XTP
Style:portable spinet
Manuals:swell & great, 44 keys each (offset)
Pedals:13 note fixed
Pictures:An XTP (from Serge Clement)
An XTP again (from Serge Clement)
XTP showing removable speaker
XTP original brochure scan
Notes:Internally a T400. Speakers sit under the console, but can be removed and placed elsewhere.
100GK/101GK
Model:100GK/101GK
Size (W/D/H):41.0x29.0x20.5 (inches)
Amplification:4 channel; tube
Rotors:one Rotosonic C
Speeds:fast only
Hookup:other
Notes:For Gulbransen organ models G and K. Leslie switch switched between rotosonic drum and straight speakers mounted in top louvres. 122 style cabinet.
110
Model:110
Amplification:none
Rotors:two bass
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:6D
Pictures:110
Notes:For spinets - has no internal preamp. 112 has two openings in foam rotor and spins more slowly for more complex voicing, 114 as per 110 but 'Piper Organ' grill cloth, 116 as per 110 but 'Kimball Organ' grill cloth, 120 no grill cloth, 120C as per 120 but slower rotor speed.
120
Model:120
Amplification:none
Speakers:M
Rotors:one bass rotor
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:6D
Notes:An amplifierless Leslie, akin to the 110.
122
Model:122
Size (W/D/H):41.0x29.0x20.5 (inches)
Amplification:tube, 6550 finals
Power:40W
Speakers:O,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:6A
Pictures:122 (with a C3)
Another 122
An amp from a 122 leslie
Notes:For Hammonds A,B,C,RT,et. al.
122A
Model:122A
Hookup:6A
Notes:This is a "new" Leslie produced by Hammond Suziki. Same as the 122, but with a single motor on each rotor and a tachometer circuit to control speed.
122A-T
Model:122A-T
Notes:Same as 122A except for textured black finish for rugged professional applications.
122R or V
Model:122R or V
Notes:Same as a 122 but with cut outs on one side for a reverb speaker and kit (not installed - see 122RV)
122RV
Model:122RV
Reverb:springline
Notes:Same as a 122R with reverb kit factory installed. Reverb speaker is a 6x9 type E.
122XB
Model:122XB
Notes:Electrically identical to the 122A except that it is configured with an 11 pin connector to interface directly with the newer, Hammond XB series.
122XB-T
Model:122XB-T
Notes:Same as 122XB, except with textured black finish and side handles for rugged professional applications.
125
Model:125
Size (W/D/H):33.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:tube
Power:20W
Speakers:M
Rotors:one
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:6B
Pictures:125
Nice condition 125
Inside 125
130
Model:130
Size (W/D/H):30.0x27.0x20.0 (inches)
Amplification:solid state
Power:50W
Speakers:B,M
Rotors:one
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
Pictures:130 front
130 back
142
Model:142
Size (W/D/H):33.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:tube, 6550 finals
Power:40W
Speakers:O,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:6A
Pictures:A mint condition 142 in an unusual darker finish
Notes:122 in a shorter (145) cabinet
145
Model:145
Size (W/D/H):33.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:tube, 6550 finals
Power:40W
Speakers:O,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:6B
Pictures:145 in standard walnut finish
Refinished 145
145 (next to a 770)
Another 145 in standard walnut finish
145 back with earlier solid wood panels
Notes:147 in a shorter cabinet - probably the most common leslie in the UK, many sold with L100/M100 organs
147
Model:147
Size (W/D/H):41.0x29.0x20.5 (inches)
Amplification:tube, 6550 finals
Power:40W
Speakers:O,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:6B
Pictures:147 in a dark walnut finish
147 in perfect condition (with a B3)
147 with a RT3
Notes:For most any organ, same case as 122.
147R or V
Model:147R or V
Notes:Same as 147 but with cutouts on one side of the cabinet for a reverb speaker and kit (not installed - see 147RV)
147RV
Model:147RV
Reverb:springline
Notes:Same as 147 with reverb kit factory installed. Reverb speaker is a 6x9 type E.
16
Model:16
Size (W/D/H):29.0x21.0x14.0 (inches)
Amplification:none
Speakers:I
Rotors:one
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:other
Pictures:16
16 inside
Notes:Special connector for Combo Guitar amps
18
Model:18
Size (W/D/H):29.0x21.0x14.0 (inches)
Amplification:none
Speakers:L
Rotors:one
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:other
202
Model:202
Hookup:11
Notes:Multchannel organ speakers. Bass rotor spins slower than standard, upper and lower rotors switched seperately, some straight speakers inside. 145 style cabinet, but with 3 louvres at the top.
205 (610)
Model:205 (610)
Size (W/D/H):41.0x29.0x20.5 (inches)
Amplification:tube 64W, 7189 finals
Power:64W
Rotors:two Rotosonic drums
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
Notes:Multchannel organ speakers. Bass rotor spins slower than standard, upper and lower rotors switched seperately, some straight speakers inside. 122 style cabinet.
21H
Model:21H
Size (W/D/H):41.0x29.0x20.5 (inches)
Amplification:tube, 6550 finals
Power:40W
Speakers:X,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-stop
Hookup:6A
Pictures:A 21E
A 21H
Notes:21H was the first to use the modern 41x29x20.5 inch cabinet. Top has single louvre on each side, divided in front, but top louvres are now in the same direction as the bottom (tapered side faces down). Otherwise, identical to 122. Single-speed, both motors mounted downward. 32H power amplifier had four 6V6s in push-pull parallel configuration. 30W amplifier w/p-p parallel 6L6s was optional, as was a dynamic brake. The woofer was an electrodynamic type.
222
Model:222
Size (W/D/H):30.0x40.0x20.0 (inches)
Amplification:tube, 6550 finals
Power:40W
Speakers:O,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:6A
Notes:Same as the 122 except decorator style cabinet
222R or V
Model:222R or V
Notes:Same as 222 but with cutouts in the cabinet for reverb speakers and kit (not installed)
222RV
Model:222RV
Reverb:springline
Notes:Same as 222 with reverb kit factory installed. Reverb Speakers are 2 6x9 type E
225
Model:225
Amplification:tube
Power:20W
Speakers:M
Rotors:one
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:6B
Pictures:225 front
225 back
Another 225 frontANother 225 back
Notes:Same as a 125 but in a different cabinet
22H
Model:22H
Size (W/D/H):41.0x29.0x20.5 (inches)
Amplification:tube, 6550 finals
Power:40W
Speakers:O,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-stop
Hookup:6A
Notes:Identical in appearance to the 122. Single speed. Has 15 inch Permanent Magnet Jensen P15LL, and 3/4 inch Jensen driver. First generation of modern amplifier using 6550 output tubes and 0C3 regulator. First series below serial 21500 uses 5U4 rectifier section, amplifier rated at 35 watts. Later series serial 21500 to 24500 uses diode rectifier section, amplifier rated at 40 watts.
22R
Model:22R
Notes:Same as 22H, set up for field installation of reverb kit. Cabinet has additional side louvers on each side for reverb speaker, with internal back box for 6x9 inch speaker isolation. Top compartment is slightly taller (center section is smaller) to allow room for reverb amp installation on top shelf. First series below sn 40900 uses amplifier as above; 40900 to 42500 use diode rectifier amplifier. Reverb system includes: one 6x9 inch speaker; necklace-type spring delay mounted on inside of LF cabinet wall; reverb amplifier using p-p 7189 tubes mounted in top compartment.
247
Model:247
Size (W/D/H):30.0x40.0x20.0 (inches)
Amplification:tube, 6550 finals
Power:40W
Speakers:O,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:6B
Notes:Same as 147 except decorator style cabinet
247R or V
Model:247R or V
Notes:Same as 247 but with cutouts in the cabinet for reverb speakers and kit (not installed)
247RV
Model:247RV
Reverb:springline
Notes:Same as 247 with reverb kit factory installed. Reverb speakers are 2 6x9 type E
25
Model:25
Size (W/D/H):34.0x29.0x18.5 (inches)
Amplification:tube 6L6 P-P
Speakers:M
Rotors:one
Speeds:fast-stop
Hookup:6B
Notes:Single speed, also called the Orpheus.
251
Model:251
Size (W/D/H):40.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:tube 40W + 15W, 6550 finals
Power:55W
Speakers:F,F,O,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:6C
Pictures:A refinished 251 from the front
A refinished 251 from the back
A refinished 251 inside showing the reverb speakers
An amp removed from a 251
A near perfect 251 from the front
A near perfect 251 from the backA near perfect 251 inside
Closeup of a 251 amp
251 original connection kit
Notes:This was intended for use with the 'Self contained' models like the A100 or the M100. Same cabinet as the 122/147 with extra lourves for the reverb speakers.
30
Model:30
Amplification:tube
Power:20W
Speakers:X,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-stop
Hookup:other
Notes:Very first Leslie model, made 1940. 30A had a slower tremelo. 30C was a church version.
300
Model:300
Notes:Four channels, four speakers; rotating bass drum (fast/slow), static horns.
315
Model:315
Notes:Same as 415 except different cabinet 'Combo Professional'
31H
Model:31H
Amplification:tube
Power:30W
Speakers:X,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-stop
Hookup:6A
Pictures:31H from Nick Georges
31H
Notes:This was the first Leslie built for use with Hammond organs. The case looked different to the later models, with a larger bottom part. Also it featured at least 3 different amps, all similar in appearance, but early ones used a toggle switch for fast/off, latter ones had a hook up like the 122. More notes on the 31H can be found here, from Sal Azz. Early hookup - Non Standard, Later - 6A
330
Model:330
Size (W/D/H):37.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:solid state
Power:60W
Speakers:O,R
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
Pictures:330
351
Model:351
Size (W/D/H):30.0x29.0x20.5 (inches)
Pictures:A 351
351 inside
351 inside showing the cramped rotors
Notes:Same as 251 except decorator style cabinet
415
Model:415
Size (W/D/H):30.0x27.0x18.0 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; solid state
Power:140W
Speakers:A,A,E,K,P
Rotors:treble and Rotosonic C
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
44
Model:44
Size (W/D/H):33.0x28.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:tube
Power:40W
Speakers:X,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-stop
Hookup:6B
Pictures:44W
44W
Notes:Early 45
45
Model:45
Size (W/D/H):33.0x28.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:tube, 6550 finals
Power:40W
Speakers:O,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-stop
Hookup:6B
Pictures:45
46
Model:46
Size (W/D/H):41.0x28.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:tube
Power:40W
Speakers:X,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-stop
Hookup:6B
Notes:Early 47
47
Model:47
Size (W/D/H):41.0x28.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:tube
Power:40W
Speakers:O,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-stop
Hookup:6B
51
Model:51
Size (W/D/H):41.0x29.0x20.5 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; tube
Power:40W
Speakers:F,F,O,P
Rotors:two
Speeds:fast-stop
Hookup:other
Notes:For 2 channel organs rotor & stationary or main & reverb
700
Model:700
Size (W/D/H):33.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; solid state
Power:90W
Speakers:S,S,N,P
Rotors:one Rotosonic C
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:9
Pictures:700 front
700 back
Notes:Built to be used with Hammond LSI organs like the Concorde, but worked with the two channel Lowrey, Baldwin, Yamaha and other 70s vintage organs.
705
Model:705
Size (W/D/H):33.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; solid state
Power:90W
Speakers:S,S,N,P
Rotors:one Rotosonic C
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
Pictures:705
Notes:Functionally identical to the 700, but with an 11 pin hookup and minor cosmetic differences.
710
Model:710
Size (W/D/H):41.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; solid state
Power:90W
Speakers:S,S,N,P
Rotors:treble and Rotosonic C
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:9
Pictures:710
710 inside
715
Model:715
Size (W/D/H):42.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; solid state
Power:215W
Speakers:D,D,S,N,P
Rotors:treble and Rotosonic E
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
Pictures:716(similar to 715) from a catalogue
716 catalogue page
720
Model:720
Size (W/D/H):42.0x28.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; solid state
Power:90W
Speakers:H,H,J,N,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
Pictures:720
Rear view showing internals
722 also HL722
Model:722 also HL722
Size (W/D/H):42.0x31.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; solid state
Power:215W
Speakers:D,D,S,N,P
Rotors:treble and Rotosonic E
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
Pictures:722
Notes:Made for Old Hammond B-3000 (Analog Synth of a B3)
723
Model:723
Pictures:723
723 detail
723 inside
723 catalogue
Notes:Two channel Leslie for Hammons 825 organs.
730
Model:730
Size (W/D/H):45.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; solid state
Power:90W
Speakers:H,H,M,N,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
750
Model:750
Pictures:750
760
Model:760
Size (W/D/H):43.0x28.0x23.0 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; solid state
Power:90W
Speakers:N,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:9
Notes:One of the most popular one-case Leslies.
77L/77P
Model:77L/77P
Notes:Made to work with the X77 Hammond, it has four 50W solid state amplifiers, and a conventional upper rotor. There is also a 15 inch bass speaker for the pedals, and a Rotosonic drum with one 6x9 speaker. The 77L has 2 each 6x9 speakers for the non-vibrato, and an 8 inch speaker for the percussion channel. The 77P model has 4 each 6x9 speakers that share the non-vibrato and percussion signals.
770
Model:770
Pictures:770
Notes:Same as 760 except wooden case identical to 122/147; this is an underated Leslie
815
Model:815
Size (W/D/H):44.0x28.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; solid state
Power:215W
Speakers:D,D,S,N,P
Rotors:treble and Rotosonic E
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
820
Model:820
Size (W/D/H):31.0x25.0x19.0 (inches)
Amplification:solid state
Power:50W
Speakers:L
Rotors:one
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
822 also HL822
Model:822 also HL822
Size (W/D/H):47.0x28.0x38.0 (inches)
Amplification:2 channel; solid state
Power:215W
Speakers:D,D,S,N,P
Rotors:treble and Rotosonic E
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
Pictures:HL822
822 front
822 back
825
Model:825
Size (W/D/H):31.0x25.0x19.0 (inches)
Amplification:solid state
Power:70W
Speakers:L
Rotors:one
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:9
Notes:Hooks up to a Leslie Combo Preamp II
860
Model:860
Size (W/D/H):25.0x25.0x19.0 (inches)
Amplification:solid state
Power:120W
Speakers:L,R
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:11
900
Model:900
Amplification:solid state
Power:100W
Speakers:F,F,N,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:9
Notes:2 piece road cabinet wit built in reverb
910
Model:910
Size (W/D/H):55.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:solid state
Power:100W
Speakers:F,F,N,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow-stop
Hookup:9
Pictures:910 from Peter Jones
Notes:2 piece road cabinet w/built-in reverb. Two 6x9 speakers in the upper rotor cabinet fed by a 30W amp for the reverb, one 15 inch bass woofer fed by a 50W amp, and the 30W amp for the treble rotors. The lower rotor stops when on Chorale speed.
925
Model:925
Size (W/D/H):55.0x29.0x21.0 (inches)
Amplification:solid state
Power:140W
Speakers:F,F,F,F,N,P
Rotors:bass and treble
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:9
Notes:2 piece road cabinet
950
Model:950
Size (W/D/H):68.0x36.0x23.0 (inches)
Amplification:solid state
Power:200W
Speakers:L,L,L,L
Rotors:four
Speeds:fast-slow
Hookup:9
Pictures:950
Notes:2 piece road cabinet with four independent visible rotors, and black light effects
HL422
Model:HL422
Notes:Same as 415 except made for Old Hammond B-3000 (Analog synth of the B3)
X77
Model:X77
Pictures:X77
Notes:Specifically built for the X77 organ
A-20
Model:A-20
Production:Oct 1935 to Oct 1939
Size (W/D/H):27.0x15.0x30.0 (inches)
Amplification:parallel push-pull 2A3s, 2-56 triodes, 1-5Z3 rectifier
Power:20W
Speakers:2x12inch electrodynamic
Pictures:A20 with doors open
A20 with doors shut
A20 inside
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Attractive cabinet with doors, makes a great bar.
A-40
Model:A-40
Production:Oct 1935 to 0ct 1947
Size (W/D/H):26.5x19.0x28.0 (inches)
Power:40W
Speakers:4x12inch electrodynamic
Pictures:A40 (the black box with four speakers, note the later made case it slid into)
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Uses two of the A-20 amps in parallel.
B-40
Model:B-40
Production:Nov 1936 to Dec 1947
Power:40W
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Same as the A-40 in a seme decorative cabinet.
C-20
Model:C-20
Production:Oct 1937 to Mar 1942
Amplification:4x6V6, 1x6SN7 and 1x5U4
Power:20W
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Very early units used same amp as A-20.
All C-20 cases were quite deluxe.
C-40
Model:C-40
Size (W/D/H):38.0x27.5x71.0 (inches)
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Spinette style cabinet. Same specs as A-40.
CX-20
Model:CX-20
Production:Jan 1939 to Mar 1942
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Same as C-20 with tremolo rotor, similar to Leslie bass rotor. speakers were mounted on a 'Vee' shaped baffle with the rotor in the center.
CXR-20
Model:CXR-20
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Same specs as CR-20 with addition of the oil reverb unit. An additional preamp chassis with 2x6J5 and 2x6J7 interfaced the reverb. On later units the tubes were 1x6SN7 and 2x6SJ7
D-20
Model:D-20
Pictures:1938 D20 in Oak
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Same as C-20 in a more utilitarian cabinet.
DR-20
Model:DR-20
Pictures:A DR20 (with a BC) (Scott Williams)
DR-20 amplifier (Scott Williams)
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Same as D-20 with addition of oil reverb. See CXR-20 for description of amplifiers(s). On later versions, reverb preamp was incorporated into the main amp chassis.
DU-1
Model:DU-1
Pictures:DU1
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
A demonstration tone cabinet used by Hammond salesmen to show off the reverb unit.
DXR-20
Model:DXR-20
Pictures:DXR-20 (with a Hammond D) (from Scott Williams)
DXR-20 amplifier (from Scott Williams)
DXR-20 rotor (from Scott Williams)
DXR-20 foot control (from Scott Williams)
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Same as CXR-20 in a plainer case.
ER-20
Model:ER-20
Production:Mar 1947 to Dec 1950
Size (W/D/H):31.0x18.0x38.8 (inches)
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Same speakers, amps and reverb as late DR-20.
F-40
Model:F-40
Production:Jan 1948 to Dec 1957
Size (W/D/H):32.0x28.5x39.0 (inches)
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Essentially a B-40 with revised woodwork dimentions to accomodate a reverb unit. When so equipped, becomes FR-40.
H-40 & HR-40
Model:H-40 & HR-40
Production:Oct 1948 to Feb 1960
Size (W/D/H):33.0x17.0x48.0 (inches)
Amplification:2x5U4, 2x6SN7, 2x6SJ7, 1x6SC7 and 8x6V6
Power:40W
Speakers:9x10inch bass, 2x12inch treble
Reverb:oil
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
'R' model has oil reverb which affects only the treble channel. Two amplifiers similar to D-20 or DR-20 in early units. Active crossover at 200 Hz 12dB per octave.
JR-20
Model:JR-20
Production:Mar 1951 to Feb 1959
Size (W/D/H):29.8x16.0x39.8 (inches)
Amplification:1x5U4, 4x6V6, 2x6SJ7, 2x6SN7 and 1x6SC7
Power:20W
Speakers:4x10inch bass, 1x12inch treble
Reverb:oil
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Active crossover - 200HZ, 12db per oct.
Most B and C, 2 and 3's were sold with this cabinet.
Pictures: A JR-20 with a B2
K-40 & KR-40
Model:K-40 & KR-40
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Same as H and HR-40 in utility cabinet.
Series 10
Model:Series 10
Power:145W
Speakers:1x15inch, 2x8inch
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Solid-state for H-100, E-100, etc.
Series 12
Model:Series 12
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Solid-state for the X-66 only.
P-4 &, Q-40
Model:P-4 &, Q-40
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Same as PR-40 and Q-40 sans reverb.
PR-20 & QR-20
Model:PR-20 & QR-20
Production:Feb 1959 to Jul 1963
Size (W/D/H):31.5x18.0x37.5 (inches)
Amplification:1x5U4, 1x12BH7, 2x12AX7, 1x12AU7, 2x6AU6, 6x6BQ5 and 1x2N169 transistor for reverb recovery
Power:20W
Speakers:2x15inch bass, 2x12inch treble
Reverb:necklace
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Three channels 0-200Hz bass, 200+Hz treble and treble reverb.
PR-40 & QR-40
Model:PR-40 & QR-40
Power:50W
Pictures:PR-40 with back removed (4th speaker hidden in the top)
>A PR-40 with an RT3
Notes:Tone cabinet for Hammond organs.
Same as PR and QR-20 except 2 5U4's, heavier transformers and speakers.
PR-150
Model:PR150
Pictures:PR150 front
PR150 inside
PR150 serial plate
Notes:Custom made by Boosey & Hawkes for special requirements. Contained 12 speakers and a reverb necklace. Some info on a couple of intalls can be found here, from Amanda Hambidge.
Reverb
Model:Reverb
Pictures:Reverb front
Reverb inside
Reverb serial plate
Notes:Seperate reverb speaker, often used with M3s.
Hookup 11
Contacts are numbered 1-11 counterclockwise, looking straight at the female end of the cable or the back of your keyboard, presumably. Index mark between pins 1 & 11.

Pin # Function in a 900 series cabinet
1 Rotary (brown)
2 Main (if equipped)
3 Aux (if equipped)
4 circuit ground (yellow)
5 control supply common (green)
6 Cabinet on/off (Short to pin 5 to turn on) (blue)
7 fast motor control (violet)
8 slow motor control (gray)
9 n/c
10 n/c
11 +28.5v (white)

Motor speed control table:

motor mode short pin #5 to:
off pins #6 only
slow pins #6 and #8
fast pins #6 and #7


Hookup 9
Pin # Function in a 900 series cabinet
1 Ground
2 Signal input
3 No Connection
4 Reverb/Aux control. Goes to ground, ground thru a diode, or open.
5 +28V out.
6 Goes to ground for FAST.
7 Goes to ground for SLOW.
8 120/220V in.
9 120/220V in.


Hookup 6A
Pins are numbered counter-clockwise, viewing the rear of the male connector. Index mark between pins 1 & 6. Used on 122 style amps.

Pin # Function
1 Ground
1 balanced input signal
2 gnd
3 120/220V AC input
4 120/220V AC input
5 310VDC Output (through 10kohm) for control voltage and early Hammond preamps
6 balanced input signal

Bias pins 1 and 6 to 70V for slow speed, gnd for fast. This must be done through an R-C network to develop a .5 to 1 second time constant to prevent switching transients from coupling to the input stage of the amplifier. If you do not understand the above statement, consult with a qualified service technician.

Hookup 6B
Pins are numbered counter-clockwise, viewing the rear of the male connector. Index mark between pins 1 & 6. Used on 147 style amps.

Pin # Function
1 Ground
2 120/220V AC to relay solenoid
3 120/220V AC input
4 120/220V AC input
5 120/220V AC to relay solenoid
6 unbalanced input signal


Hookup 6C
Pins are numbered counter-clockwise, viewing the rear of the male connector. Index mark between pins 1 & 6. Used on 251 style amps.

Pin # Function
1 Ground
2 120/220V AC to relay solenoid
3 120/220V AC input
4 120/220V AC input
5 unbalanced secondary channel signal
6 unbalanced input signal


Hookup 6D
Pins are numbered counter-clockwise, viewing the rear of the male connector. Index mark between pins 1 & 6. Used on 120 style speakers.

Pin # Function
1 Speaker
2 120/220V AC to relay solenoid
3 120/220V AC input
4 120/220V AC input
5 120/220V AC to relay solenoid
6 Speaker


Leslie Speakers
KeyPart num Details
A 514-141153 2.52 inch - 8 ohm
B 514-137316 3 inch- 8 ohm
C 514-043125 6 inch x 9 inch - 8 ohm
D 514-138879 6 inch x 9 inch - 8 ohm
E 514-140431 6 inch x 9 inch - 8 ohm
F 514-031062 6 inch x 9 inch - 16 ohm
G 514-058214 6 inch x 9 inch - 16 ohm
H 514-137610 8 inch - 8 ohm
I 514-130540 10 inch - 4 ohm
J 514-017202 10 inch - 8 ohm
K 514-141069 12 inch - 4 ohm
L NLA 12 inch - 6 ohm
M 514-137348 12 inch - 8 ohm
N 514-031070 15 inch - 4 ohm
O 514-052308 15 inch - 16 ohm
P 514-140491 Treble Driver (3/4 inch Throat
Q NLA 5 inch x 7 inch - 16 ohm
R NLA Treble Driver
S 514-058214 PN: 514-031062 w/ cover
T NLA 15 inch - 4 ohm
U NLA Treble Driver
V 014-056646 PN: 514-138879 w/ cover
W 014-056941 PN: ? w/ cover
X NLA 15 inch - 16 ohm Electro Dynamic

Type 'X' can be replaced with a type 'O' with a separate choke of 2580 DCR.

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