News & Musings

A Tale of Two Worship Services

A Tale of Two Worship Services

I was going to follow up my last post with more detailed information about organ audio systems, and I’m still going to do that!

I just, however, had two worship-service experiences that I felt were more important to share right now. I attended two worship services under two very different circumstances, […]

By |November 7th, 2016|News & Musings|

External Speaker Cabinets?

External Speaker Cabinets?

 

Why would we need external speakers for our organ?

Many smaller Allen organs come equipped with speakers right in the console. When installing these types of organs in churches we usually recommend including external speaker cabinets in the configuration. That often leads to a question about why the church would need external speakers when […]

GeniSys Voices

GeniSys Voices

What-what?! I hear you ask 🙂

GeniSys is the new console control system that Allen introduced in 2015. Based entirely in software, it acts as the organ’s “central nervous system” interpreting what is happening on the console (stops and keys), and communicating that to the tone-generation system to ultimately create sound.

GeniSys Voices is a flexible, new […]

Welcome

Welcome to this new section of our Doctor Piano website!

From time to time I will be posting thoughts, ideas, suggestions, news, etc. all related to organs and, especially, Allen organs. To get things rolling, though, I thought I’d post a biography about me, so you get an idea of whom you’re dealing with when you […]