Electro Tone Corporation

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The Electro Tone Corporation was a company that produced aftermarket add-ons for Hammond organs in the 1960s and '70s,[1] with more than 2,300 dealers internationally.[2]

The company manufactured the OrganMate reverb kit, PER 200 percussion kit and the Duet Sixteen and Mark II preset kits. These kits were primarily retro-fitted to Hammond organs that required reverb, percussion or presets.

The company was situated at 2014 Broadway,[3] later at 1814-A Colorado Ave,[4] and then at 2126 Pico Blvd,[5] Santa Monica, United States.


  1. ^ Email from Hugh Wells, former Electro Tone Co-Owner from 1968-'78, Sep 2007.
  2. ^ Online Resume, Hugh Wells (http://home.earthlink.net/~w6wtu/page2.htm), Jul 2007.
  3. ^ Special "Organ Mate" Installation Instructions for Hammond Organs, Electro Tone Corporation, June 1963.
  4. ^ OrganMate Schematic, Electro Tone Corporation, June 1969.
  5. ^ Duet Sixteen Manual, Electro Tone Corporation, Aug 1972