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Instruments: St.Paul's Hall, Huddersfield University
Instruments: St.Paul's Hall, Huddersfield University
Updated 15th February 1999

See console photographs.

Manual III (enclosed) - wind pressure 63mm
1.  Tremulant.
2.  Trompette               8
3.  Basson Hautbois        16
4.  Mixture  4 ranks        2
5.  Tierce                  1 3/5
6.  Waldfløte               2
7.  Nazard                  2 2/3
8.  Koppelfløte             4
9.  Principal               4
10. Holz Gedackt            8
11. Spitzgamba              8
12. Célèste                 8 TC                         

Pedal - wind pressure 60mm
13. Tremulant
14. Schalmei                4
15. Trompette               8
16. Posaune                16
17. Contra Posaune         32
18. Mixture  6 ranks        2 2/3
19. Nachthorn               2
20. Octave                  4
21. Rohr Gedackt            8
22. Octave                  8
23. Principal              16
24. Sub Bass               16

25. III - Pedal
26.  II - Pedal
27.   I - Pedal                

Manual I - wind pressure 53mm
28. Cromorne                8
29. Scharf   4 ranks        1 1/3
30. Octave                  1
31. Sesquialtera   2 ranks  2 2/3
32. Quinte                  1 1/3
33. Blockfløte              2
34. Principal               2
35. Rohrfløte               4
36. Praestant               4
37. Gedackt                 8

*   Tremulant
38.  III - I
39. Cymbelstern                

Manual II - wind pressure 60mm
40.  Cornet   4 ranks        4 C13 - G56
41.  Trompette               8
42.  Trompette              16
43.  Scharf   4 ranks        1
44.  Mixture  5 - 6 ranks    2
45.  Gemshorn                2
46.  Spitzfløte              4
47.  Octave                  4
48.  Rohrfløte               8
49.  Principal               8
50.  Gedacktpommer          16

*    Tremulant                     
51   III - II
52     I - II

Piston Couplers.
[these stops are not settable on pistons, and are not on the Gen. Cancel]

53.  II and Pedal pistons combined
55.   I  on Pedal pistons
54. III  on Pedal pistons.

 53 couples division pistons on Man. II  to Ped. divisional pistons and vica-versa.
 55 places Man 1 divisionals onto Ped general pistons.
 54 places  Man 111 divisionals onto Ped general pistons.
 54/55 when drawn, remove the general piston settings from the Ped. generals. The general settings are still available on the Manual general pistons.

 * refers to unnumbered stops on the console.  These stops can be set on pistons.                

See console photographs. reading from bass to treble- 1. under Man 1 keyslip: :Setter: :-: :1-P: :DIV 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8: :+: :111-1: :Gen Cancel: 2. under Man 11 keyslip GENS 1:2:3:4: :+: :11-P: :DIV 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8: :+: :111-11: :111-11: 3. under Man 111 keyslip GENS 5:6:7:8: :+: : 111-P: :DIV 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8: :+: :Seq Restore: 4. Ped Bass Toeboard. Top. :111-1: :1-11: :111-11: :+: [Sw.Ped] Bottom :GEN8:7:6:5:4:3:2:1: [Sw.Ped] 5. Ped Treble Toeboard. Top. [Sw.Ped] :+: :11-Ped: :111-Ped: :1-Ped: :Cymbelstern: Bottom [Sw.Ped] DIV 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:

Piston Settings
Pistons are set in the normal way by means of the setter piston. Details of how to set the Sequencer are under the heading Stepper and Sequencer controls. A standard setting is provided on Level 1 divisional and general pistons. There is a total of 8 levels of memory for divisional pistons; 96 levels for generals; and approx.4000 stations in the Sequencer which is independent of the general pistons. [Note that the :+: and :-:pistons operate on both general pistons and the Sequencer depending on how the system is switched, and that :+: and :-: can be switched off when not required]

Standard piston settings
Level 1 Divisional pistons. [Principal stops underlined, reeds placed at end of list.]

Manual 1 
Div.1     8
Div.2     8.4.
Div.3     8.4.
Div.4     8.4.2.
Div.7 1/3.11.
Div.8     8.8.8.
Manual 11
Div.1     8.
Div.2     8.4.
Div.3     8.8.4.
Div.4     8.8.4.
Div.6     8.8.4.V1
Div.7     8.8.4.V1.1V.
Div.8     8.8.4.V1.1V.8.
Manual 111
Div.1     8.8TC.
Div.2     8.8.
Div.3     8.4.
Div.4     8.4.
Div.1     16.
Div.2     6.8.
Div.3     16.16.8.

Level 1 General pistons
Man III Man II Man I Ped
Gen.18.4 8, III-II 8 16, III-P
Gen.28.8.4 8.8.4, III-II 8.4, III-I 16.8, III-P II-P
Gen.38.4.2, III-II 8.4.2, III-I, III-P II-P
Gen.48.4.IV 8.8.4.VI, III-II, III-I, III-P II-P
Gen.58.4.IV.8 8.4.VI.IV, III-II, III-I, III-P II-P I-P
Gen.68.4.IV.8 8.4.VI.IV.8, III-II I-II, III-I, III-P II-P I-P
Gen.78.4.1 3/5.IV.8 8.4.VI.IV.16.8, III-II I-II, III-I, III-P II-P I-P
Gen.88.4.1 3/5.IV.8 8.4.VI.IV.IV.16.8, III-II I-II, III-II I-II, III-P II-P I-P

Divisional and General Pistons - Selection of Memory Level
Use the up/down buttons below displays[at bottom of Pedal stop jamb]

RCO Candidates.
The current regulations relating to Diploma exams are:
ARCO candidates use level 1 divisional pistons only.
FRCO candidates use level 1 divisional pistons and are allocated 1 level of General pistons [they use a maximum of 6 general pistons.]
Candidates do not have access to Stepper and Sequencer controls:- the :+: and :-: pistons are switched off.

Stepper and Sequencer controls.
Refer to Sequencer panel at bottom of Manual 1 stop jamb.
To operate the Stepper [:+: :-:] pistons, press the on switch. The display will show the last General piston pressed. [eg; 1108 refers to generals: level 11 piston 8.] Press this switch again, and the display and stepper pistons are switched off.

Operation of the Sequencer.
The sequencer memory and controls are completely independent of the memory and controls for the General pistons, and both systems are independent of each other.

The control panel contains 10 switches laid out as follows:

Top row -    :100:         :10:            :1:                :Sequencer/Generals: 
Mid.row -    :off/on:     :delete:       :store:              :insert:
Bot.row -   : + :                                           : - :  

To operate the sequencer, switch on;- the display registers the last General piston. Now switch to the sequencer by operating the Sequencer/Generals button. The display will change to a three figure number [probably 001 if the Sequencer is empty].

To store registrations choose a suitable start point and change the display by means of the :100: :10: or:1: buttons. To store on setting 101 select stops and press :store:. The green dot on the display indicates that the registration is now stored in the memory at 101. Now select 102 and store the next registration in the same way, and continue in the same way until all registrations have been stored.

To play the piece, select the start point [101] by means of the :100: :10: :1: buttons. Now press Sequencer restore [on the console - Man. 111 keyslip] The stops move to the stored registration at 101. Commence playing, operating the :+: pistons to advance the registrations.

To insert a registration into a program, press :insert: If the display is at 101, the display will change to 101A. The registration is then stored in the usual way. Operating :+: will cause the sequence to progress as follows: 101 101A 102 103 etc. Three inserts can be stored between each station.[ie: 101A 101B 101C]

To delete a registration, press :delete: - the green dot indicating a stored registration will disappear from the display. The sequencer is arranged so that it will ìjumpîempty stations [eg: if 103 is deleted from a sequence, the sequencer will follow: 101 101A 102 104 105 etc. It is worth noting that 103 can be retrieved by pressing :delete: a second time.]

All users are asked to set the display as described, avoiding finding a start point by means of :+: and :-: pistons. This is to prevent wear and tear on slide seal pads, and the stop action.

Storage of Memory.
A read/write card system is available for staff/student use at the University. The existing 32K cards will only store all memory up to Sequence570, the remaining stations being outside the capacity of the card.

The speed and depth controls are under the music desk.

General note to Organists playing this instrument.
Before playing, please wash your hands in order to conserve the bone keyboards. Please use organ shoes [not outdoor shoes]. Remember that this is a mechanical actioned instrument, and, because of this, minimum hand and foot pressures must be used in order to conserve and protect the actions. Reserve your frustrations for electric-actioned instruments where you will do less damage. Better still, cultivate a sensitive key and pedal technique.