• Discovery 48

Discovery 48

For the centenary, HOHNER sets a further milestone help a new generation discover the world of the chromatic harmonica. The Discovery 48 is the ideal starter chromonica for the beginning player and hobby musician.

The screw together assembly permits flexible adjustment to suit the individual requirements of the player and the slide package can easily be converted for left hand use.

The resilient ABS body makes the instrument a reliable companion under all climatic conditions. A simple, robust chromonica „made in Germany“ with an unbeatably priceperformance ratio. Discover the world of the chromonica with the Discovery 48 from HOHNER.

"After playing the Discovery I must conclude that today's beginning players have every reason to be very happy. It's a little masterpiece  -  seemingly very simple, but incorporating many important design elements based on experience. It's finest attributes are its form, weight and sound as well as the elegant simplicity of the slide package.
My compliments!"
(Willi Burger)

Features

• Best possible response thanks to optimized channel openings

• Improved airtightness and easier slide action through
  two part slide assembly

• Pleasant haptic through ergonomically formed covers

• Easy maintenance thanks to complete screw together assembly

• Reliable operation in all climate zones due to robust ABS body

• Covers and mouthpiece/ slide package of Super Chromonica and  Super  Chromonica 270 Deluxe are fully compatible

• Made in Germany

Specifications

item nameDiscovery 48
typechromatic
KeyC
tuningchromatic
Number of holes12
Reeds48 brass
Cover surfacestainless steel
Reed plates1,2 mm brass
Reed plate surfacebrass
Mouthpiece surfaceABS
Slide constructionstraight
CombABS, black
Length14,3 cm
Tuning chart
BlowC4E4G4C5C5E5G5C6C6E6G6C7
Hole123456789101112Slide Out
DrawD4F4A4B(H)4D5F5A5B(H)5D6F6A6B(H)6
BlowDb4F4Ab4Db5Db5F5Ab5Db6Db6F6Ab6Db7
Hole123456789101112Slide In
DrawEb4F#4Bb4C5Eb5F#5Bb5C6Eb6F#6Bb6D7

Artists known for their Discovery 48 music

Classical & Jazz