Alpha Series

Flowing Design, Tonal Perfection

The Alpha Series family of instruments represents the state of the art in modern instrument design. The high sweeping arc of the resonators, rich wood stain finish, and polished aluminium name plate all merge seamlessly to form a visual and aural statement in modern design. Only the finest aged Honuras Rosewood is considered for the keyboard. Each bar is then tuned via the Alpha Tuning method that ensures not only the perfect fundamental note but perfect harmonic structure throughout the upper register. Each instrument is available in a choice of resonator color and a choice of rail and end piece color for an instrument as individual as you are.

Below you'll find the available models in this series.

Alpha Tuning Method

The newly developed Alpha Tuning Method allows Adams' master tuners extremely precise overtone placement. Through the new harmonic structure of the Alpha Tuning, the sound of the bars blends incredibly together, ensuring great projection and a unprecedented full and open sound. The Alpha tuned keyboard is wonderfully balanced, with the best fundamental and harmonic intonation possible throughout the entire register. In combination with the Premium Honduras Rosewood, all of these meticulous efforts create a keyboard that is the new benchmark for quality.

Superior Honduras Rosewood Bars

Only the finest aged Honuras Rosewood is considered for an Alpha Series keyboard. This select Honuras Rosewood is possible only through years of intensive advancement in soucring and tuning techniques.

The Alpha Series Bars are the first choice out of every new production series we craft. This, in combination with the Alpha Tuning Method allows to create the Superior Marimba Keyboards we use for the Alpha Series.

Partners In Exceptional Design

Inspired by architecture and luxury automobiles, the modern design of the Alpha Series was created in the studio of KesselsGranger Design Works. The design produced by the firm has an unmistakable stance and a line that mirrors the uncompromised flow of music that the instrument produces. From the enveloping ends of the frame to the sweeping side curve, the continuous curve contains the visual energy of the instrument.

The design is enhanced by the prominent chamdered edges of the resonators. This painstaking detail adds a secondary curve that enhances the flowing line of the instrument. The Voyager Frame, the industry leader in height adjustment, has been upgraded. The central connection rod has been raised, hiding it behind the resonators so that it does not disturb the instrument's design. A striking design detail that marks this new generation of Adams Musical Instruments is the introduction of the polished metal wing. This architecturally inspired piece is engraved with the Adams logo, providing an unmistakable identity that is immediately recognizable from distance.

9 Color Configurations

Alpha instruments feature a dramatic addition to Adams frame design. Adams collaborated with Kessels Granger Design Works to create the newly contoured rails, end pieces, and resonators, available in different color and stain combinations.

- Three solid oak rail finishes: Graphite, Walnut, and White Wash
- Three powder coated resonator finishes: Black, Desert, and Satin Gold

The Alpha Series Marimba keyboard is available in 4.3 octave range (A2 - C7) and 5.0 octave range (C2 - C7), both standardly tuned in A = 442 Hz.

Alpha Marimba Specification Grid

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Models in this series

Alpha Series 5.0

Alpha Series 5.0

Alpha Series 5.0

Alpha Series 4.3

Alpha Series 4.3

Alpha Series 4.3