The hammond m3 is a great sounding organ particularly when you combine it with a leslie revolving speaker. We have designed this model to be true and authentic to the exact vintage detail, as well as providing a large variety of modern features that allow greater. Topics hammond, organ, service manual, m, m3, m100 collection manuals. Ask your nect a leslie speaker to the organ, be sure to turn off the power hammond organ leslie dealer for details.
Printed documents hammond organ owners manual vintage save to favorites. The hammond organ is an electric organ, invented by laurens hammond and john m. A hammond m3 organ was donated to the audio studios in the duderstadt center. Apr 11, 20 hammond m3 organ restoration i normally focus specifically on pianos but recently i embarked on a restoration of a hammond m3 organ. We have 1 hammond m100 manual available for free pdf download. Hammond organ owners manual vintage goto purchase info. Various models have been produced, most of which use sliding drawbars to vary sounds. But it was from a working 500 or 600 series conn organ, but i am not sure. The hammond m3 sat in my dining room all winter waiting for me to give it some tlc. Around 2 million hammond organs have been manufactured, and it has been described as one of the most successful organs. Full text of hammond organ service manual models m m2 m3 m. General descriptionthe hammond organ m series spinet consoles are completely self contained, requiringno external tone cabinet.
Hammond organ, repair, restoration, guides, service, manuals, ultimate library 22 books on dvd. Hammond m3 organ restoration i normally focus specifically on pianos but recently i embarked on a restoration of a hammond m3 organ. Goff prof have manuals for a more restricted range of hammonds, mainly the as, bs, cs, rts. Manuals and hammond organ magazines includes wiring diagrams for many models. Other hammond models used key cheek studs or traditional pipe organ style stop tabs. B3, c3, a100, rt3 and d10085 pagesshipping via usps, media mailsale is final and as is. Restored hammond service manual available hammond today. This organ is in beautiful condition plus can add a leslie. The fundamental and eight harmonics available on each playing key are individually controllable by means of drawbars and preset keys. This is the real deal with actual spinning tone wheels, and that sound that really is. Up for auction is an hammond organ owners playing guidein good conditionapplicable for models. Preloved organs prestige pianos and organs preston. Hammond m, m2, m3, m100, this is a 107 page manual. The m3 has an internal speaker where the b3 uses a leslie which is a speaker consisting of a rotating tweater and a woofer pointing down into a spinning baffled drum.
I was down in florida purchasing a piano from an old church, and while there i noticed tucked away in a hallway this hammond m3 console organ. This is a mid 1960s vintage hammond a102 organ same organ as a b3. The organ must first be restored to working order and made easier to repair in the future, and. Hammond organ service manual m100, m3, m2, m models. Details about rare hammond organ manuals schematics on dvd magazines service repair book 21. One electric organ, about the size of a piano, 250 pounds. Hammond organ service, repair and sales manuals on dvd. Welcome to the exclusive circle of hammond organ owners. Cost to deliver a hammond m3 organ to racine uship.
Visit us online for more information or to download service manuals today. The organ was complete but needed considerable work including the finish. Bookmark file pdf hammond m3 service manual bottom manual is lowered one octave. Jazz club owners found that organ trios were cheaper than hiring a big. Before you move the manuals or drawbar base, be sure to protect the organ case from scratches. The hammond b3 is the most popular organ evermade, and its sound is legendary. Tone generator oil hammond organ and leslie speaker parts i bought my oil from them and it is cheaper than anywhere else. The goal is to turn it into as much of a b3 as i can. Hammond service manuals available for download the organ. It has a single set of drawbars for each manual and a single octave of monophonic bass pedals.
Definitely needed when troubleshooting a missing tone or frequency. As i recall, we used to m3 to drive a leslie 145 chassiss unbalanced input. Sk series oem manual icon nameiconfile usa sk series reference. I have a setting i use on my portab 835358070 that has this juicy cajun sound that works very well behind guitars when used with smears and clusters, but it wont sound the same on other organs. A note of the organ, played on either manual or the pedal keyboard, generally consists of a fundamental pitch and a number of harmonics, or multiples of the fundamental frequency.
This owners manual is designed to explain the operating features of your. The hammond m3 is a great sounding organ particularly when you combine. Lets find out what ive gotten myself into this time. In order to remove a manual for maintenance, they all must be either cut or.
Goff prof have manuals for a more restricted range of hammonds, mainly the as, bs, cs, rts other possible hardcopy sources. Hammond organ service manual models m m2 m3 audiofanzine pdf. This is a vintage1957 hammond m3 spinet tonewheel organ in good working. Vintage organ manuals hammond organ s100 service manual includes circuit theory, disassembly, maintenance. Hammond m3 organ full range smears after manual tapering and octave lowering mod here is me demonstrating how the bottom manual sounds without foldback when the page 728.
Its easy to see the disorganized jumble of wires connected to the organs manuals. Hammond m3 amplifier change to b3 amp can it be done. Hammond service manuals available for download the organ forum. The files are readable and printable using adobe acrobat reader. Drawbars, often called tonebars, are the heart and the basis of the renowned hammond sound and have been used since the first hammond organ model a introduced in 1935. 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. Owner and service manuals for all the hammond organs produced from 1935 to 1985 can be obtained from organ service company. Hammond organ, repair, restoration, guides, service, manuals, ultimate library 22 books on dvd information4all on. Hammond m100 manuals manuals and user guides for hammond m100. A copy of the mm2m3m100 service manual can be found at.
Hammond organ l100 l100 l122 l122 baby b3 w foldback left hand bass mod duration. Hammond organ musical instruments for sale classifieds. Full text of hammond organ service manual models m m2. Tea labs hammond m3 organ, leslie model 120 speaker. The blue book of hammond the hammond organ company 4200 w. Various models were produced, which originally used tonewheels to generate sound via additive synthesis, where component waveform ratios are mixed by sliding switches called drawbars and imitate the pipe organs registers.
Up for auction is a hammond m3 organ with leslie 147212 tone cabinetrotary. The model m3 is sometimes referred to as thebaby b3 due to sonic similarities and tone wheel mechanics the m3 is what booker t. Leslie interface panel 122xb xm2 to 11pin leslie adapter xm11 xm2 to 6pin 147 leslie adapter xm47. It quickly became popular with professional jazz musicians in organ trios, small groups centered on the hammond organ. The letter and first digit indicate series and edition. Hammond service manuals available for download 04272009, 03.
Your hammond organ has 4 sets of nine drawbars, two for each manual. Hammond organ service manual models m m2 m3 m100 hammond organ service manual t500 series hammond organ tseries owners manual hammond solovox. Seller will help load into truck, buyer will help unload, so only one person needed for transit. Introduction and descriptionprerepair procedurespower requirementsinspecting, stripping, cleaning and lubricationreplacement of componentsrecommended spare partsrepair parts list models covered.
Hammond organ service manual m100, m3, m2, m models ebay. When a manual s b preset key is pressed the drawbars farthest to the right in the set for that manual control the harmonic mix. Going from harrisburg pa to racine wi or southeastern wisconsin. Each manual on console organs have two sets of drawbars. Hammond organ owners playing guide b3 c3 a100 rt3 and d. In the late 1960s and on through the 1985 production, the year when the company went out of business, the name plate including the model and serial number innformation along with the hammond organ company name and 4200 diversey avenue address in chicago was located under the lower keyboard assembly, acccessible and viewable from the lower front. Various models were produced, which originally used tonewheels to generate sound via additive synthesis, where component waveform ratios are mixed by sliding switches called drawbars and imitate the pipe organ s registers. Washington used to play the famousgreen onions by booker t. Organserviceco has manuals available for just about every hammond made.
The document cross references hammond part numbers found on the schematics to generic part designations. Hammond m3 organ full range smears after manual tapering. Full text of hammond organ service manual models m m2 m3 m100 see other formats. Was wondering if the m3 s amp ao29 has the ability to be changed out for the b3a100 amp ao28 just like any comparison between two amps, there will be tonal. For sale is a foldback kit for the upper manual of a hammond m3 organ make your m3 sound like a b3. Important please read the hammond b3 is the most popular organ evermade, and its sound is legendary. Mm2m3 generatorfrequencykey charts locate frequencies on the generator, keyboards, manual wiring harness and so on. A post on the organ forum provides for the download location of a newly restored version of the hammond organ service manual for free download, painstakingly put together by organ forum member joey b3 the new version has been completely retypeset, some pictures have been replaced with better versions, and some sections and some diagrams schematics have been reintroduced from earlier. We have designed this model to be true and authentic to the exact vintage detail, as well as providing a large variety of modern features that allow greater flexibility no matter the musical style you wish to play. Organ service co has manuals available for just about every hammond made. Downloadable resources for vintage hammond organs, owner manuals, schamatics, music and training information. By old, were talking early 1970s back to the 1930s. The organ was originally marketed by the hammond organ company to churches as a lowercost alternative to the winddriven pipe organ, or instead of a piano. Hammond organ vintage owners manual printed documents.
Hammond organ, repair, restoration, guides, service, manuals. Every effort is made to offer extremely high quality vintage items, but they are not new. Download hammond organ wiring schematic free files. Remember to use only hammond oil the hammond organ uses a capillary oiling system and this oil is specifically formulated to work in this environment. Its been good while since i adapted an m3, which i owned a few decades ago, to a balanced input like a leslie 122.
Dec 24, 2010 i have a spinet model m3 hammond organ. Hammond organ service manual a, a100, ab, bc, bcv, bv, b2. I have a hammond c2 and want to add percussion to it. This conn organ rhythm enclosure or band box is in good working condition.
There are a few blemishes and scratches here and there. The amp has a few blown resistors leading to the power tube. Detailed information about playing and tuning the hammond organ. Hammond m3 spinet organ with stopslowfast speed leslie rotating speaker model 120, three touch percussion settings, one octave pedals, upper manual and lower manual drawbars including pedal drawbar. This dvd also includes 62 editions of theinhouse magazine produced by hammond the hammond times from 1957 to 1970. Our library will be the biggest of the which may have literally hundreds of a large. Vintage hammond organ resource page, manuals downloads. We have designed this model to be true and authentic to the exact vintage detail, as well as providing a. Also contains info and diagrams missing from hammond manuals since the early 50s.
You will get exactly what is pictured in the auction loose leaf, paper cover, binderready format. Oiling instructions for the hammond organ benton electronics. The leslie is a lot of the sound of an organ as one can switch the rotation speed during a performance. Since 2010, i have sold foldback kits to over 200 satisfied ebay buyers. Where possible, we list individual models in each series. I cannot remember from which conn organ it has been removed. Bought a leslie 145, its respective leslie kit, and a foldback kit for the upper an lower manuals.
Upper manual foldback kit for hammond m3 organ get the b. A volume control will have to be installed between the microphone or record player input and the organ inasmuch as the swell control of the organ does not affect this input. The m2 organ is a basic nofeatures tonewheel spinet that was produced from 1951 until 1955. Hammond m, m2, m3, m100 organ technical service manual on cd. Hammond organ company owners manual model e100 e300 1965 paperback vintage. Up for auction is a hammond m3 organ with leslie 147212 tone cabinetrotary speaker. The m3 is a far more modest organ, sold in department stores at the time, although the gist of the tone wheel character is there. Hammond organ, repair, restoration, guides, service.
Hammond organ service manual models m m2 m3 m100 by hammond organ co. Service manual for the repair of hammond organ models m, m2, m3, m100. The 2nd problem mine has is the amp turns on but only lets a super quiet sound through. The instruction manual inside the bench is copywright 1949. If youve reached this page because youre planning a busbarlubejob then note that you cannot access the busbars just by raising the manuals. So its kind of futile to expect 888000000 to sound the same they wont. It has a mahogany finish, that is in nice shape for its age. Models m m2 m3 m100 hammond organ service manual t500 series. You can still get an owners manual or service manual for your hammond. The hammond organ m series spinet consoles are completely self contained, re quiring no external tone cabinet. Dec 02, 2014 the hammond m3 is a great sounding organ particularly when you combine it with a leslie revolving speaker. Hammond organ f100 extra voice service manual hammond organ percussion controls hammond organ service manual early models a,b,c series, b3, a100, rt, d, g, etc. The hammond organ collection consists of 21 service manuals, owners manuals and sales brochures for a variety of early hammond organs.
The service manuals have detailed diagrams and repair instructions for just about everything that can break on these great organs and the historical sales brochures make for a fascinating glimpse in the changes in the model lineups over the years. The assembly number 719703 is printed on the side of the box. Will also work for m100 organs except for the extra pedal tone found in these series m100 series has pedals, other m organs only 12, and the. Until 1975, hammond organs generated sound by creating an electric current from rotating a metal tonewheel near an electromagnetic pickup, and then strengthening the signal with an amplifier. The hammond organ is an electric organ invented by laurens hammond and john m.1660 1172 666 1489 1428 610 601 1359 383 998 122 993 312 94 458 794 964 720 1366 363 1125 190 1054 1250 964 1239 738 1217 531 423 577 927 319