RHODES MK8

Rhodes has finally released the technical specifications of the Rhodes MK 8. In their recent statement company confirmed that “the full release of the much-anticipated Rhodes MK8 is fast approaching. Our website will soon go live and pre-orders will be taken." 

The Rhodes MK8 will be highly customisable and come with lots of new features. See below for some of the main technical specifications: 

- Tone Generation: Rhodes custom precision steel tines and tonebars.
Tine and pickup rails in sustainably sourced Baltic birch.

- Action: Rhodes custom high-impact black ABS hammers with in-built lubrication. 

- Keyboard: 73-note (E8E80) Rhodes custom spruce keyboard by Kluge Klaviaturen GmbH, oak and beech key frame.

- Pickups: Rhodes custom precision-wound alnico pickups with anti-slip adjustment for accurate voicing and flat-ended pickup heads for accurate volume adjustment.

- Effects option: Rhodes custom precision-wound alnico pickups with anti-slip adjustment for accurate voicing and flat-ended pickup heads for accurate volume adjustment.

- Front panel and rear grille: Black/Silver anodised aluminium.

Rhodes hasn’t revealed any price information and the new keyboard will be available to preorder on Rhodes website from 1st November. 

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