An organ's console is the most
important and visible part of the organ. This is where the
musician meets the machine, and creates beautiful music.
An aging console can be repaired and bring an organ back
to life. Frequently, problems associated with the
organ can be solved by console upgrades. Wicks can create
an entirely new console for your organ, or can take an existing
console and rebuild it for many more years of use.
Consoles can be enhanced with
new keys, Wicks' exclusive Opto-Key system, which eliminates the
problem of dirty contacts, new stop tabs or drawknobs, a
new combination action that either gives the organist more
options or replaces a large, older, mechanical combination action, extra
combination memory levels, new pistons, new engraved panels, new
lights, a transposer, or a MIDI interface, allowing sound
modules or sequencing and playback to be utilized with the
Aside from solving minor
problems, console upgrades often serve to make an organ a more
enjoyable instrument to play, and add to it's life.