The elegant simplicity of the two-part slide / housing concept is a stroke of
genius. The slide and the housing, a single unit integrating both mouthpiece
and covers, can be disassembled without tools.

It‘s never been easier to access the reed plates of a chromatic harmonica. The exceptional airtightness ensures unbelievable response and in combination with the unique cover design gives the instrument incomparable volume and dynamics. The CX12 is the chromatic harp for all rock, pop and jazz players.

Its revolutionary design will fascinate every harmonica player.


• Award winning design

• Injection moulded plastic comb

• Ergonomic plastic casing / mouthpiece

• Exceptionally airtight & service-friendly

• 48 Classic chromonica reeds

• 1.05 mm brass reed plates

• Replacement reed plates available

• Round channel openings

• Hard shell case

• Available in C, D, Eb, E, F, G , A, Bb, B, C-tenor

• Made in Germany


item nameCX-12 Black
Number of holes12
Reeds48 brass
Cover surfaceABS
Reed plates1,05 mm brass
Reed plate surfacebrass
Mouthpiece surfaceABS
Slide constructionzigzag
CombABS, black
Length16,8 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 CX12 Black music

Latin Party Blues
Traditional & Contemporary Blues