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
Blow C4 E4 G4 C5 C5 E5 G5 C6 C6 E6 G6 C7
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Slide Out
Draw D4 F4 A4 B(H)4 D5 F5 A5 B(H)5 D6 F6 A6 B(H)6
Blow Db4 F4 Ab4 Db5 Db5 F5 Ab5 Db6 Db6 F6 Ab6 Db7
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Slide In
Draw Eb4 F#4 Bb4 C5 Eb5 F#5 Bb5 C6 Eb6 F#6 Bb6 D7

Artists known for their Discovery 48 music

Classical & Jazz