SANO Stereo Thirty Accordion
accordions are very similar to Sonola and offer an excellent
quality/price ratio in each class. Since
there are relatively small number of Sano accordions around many people
haven't had a chance to play one and fully appreciate the quality. The
SANO Stereo Thirty model is a full size instrument that features 4/5
sets of hand-finished reeds, tone modulator, and factory amplification.
It compares to Sonola AA10.
accordion has been well maintained over the years and was serviced at
the Accordoin Gallery in October 2020. It is clean, has a
beautiful rich tone, excellent compression, and will provide decades of
- Made in Italy
- Professional quality hand-finished
- 4 sets of treble reeds - LMMH
- Concert tuned
- Tone Modulator
(emulates the effect of a tone chamber)
- 41 keys, 19-1/4
" keyboard made of finest American walnut, separate rods
for black and white keys
treble switches: Open, Bassoon (L), Accordion
(LMM), Bandonion (LM), Harmonium (LMH), Organ (LH), Celeste (MMH),
Violin (MM), Oboe (MH), Clarinet (M), Piccolo (H), and Close. The Open
and Close switches operate the tone modulator. When it is closed the
accordion produces mellow warm tone like a tone chamber instrument.
With the tone modulator open the accordion sounds brighter.
different treble sounds with the Tone Modulator Open and
bass with low-A
the bass switches
features the lowest bass reeds alone (no chords play when this switch
is selected). This allows the performer to play bass line on jazz
arrangements or to record a bass line.
amplified (3 treble and 2 bass microphones) with tone and volume knobs
for treble and
1/4" jack connector - cable included - works great
bellows with plenty of volume for normal
phrasing even playing big chords
- Serviced at the Accordion Gallery in October 2020
- Offered with a full year warranty
is a link to a Dropbox folder where you can see more high resolution
photographs and hear sound
this magnificent instrument. I suggest you listen with headphones:
with any questions or for a phone demo. Even better, visit us and try this
All new shoulder
straps, bass strap, bellows strap, and back-pad
The photographs below
will show the interior of the accordion.
The tone modulator is
built into the grill
The keyboard was
serviced and would reward the performer with excellent action. Notice
the American walnut key bed, comb, and keys.
The walnut keys have a
special design for true weighted action. The key rods go through Teflon
in the Hohner Gola
models. This type of keyboard would add more than $1000 to the price of
a new accordion
today ... if you can
convince a manufacturer to make it for you.
I optimized the
alignment and pressure on each valve, leveled the keys, and calibrated
the action for uniform feel across the entire range.
The bass machine was
cleaned and lubricated. You can see the 2 bass microphones mounted in
the two opposite corners.
The body is made of
Voiced and tuned for
many years of enjoyable performance.
The case has some
exterior wear but is still structurally solid and clean. Has wheel and
internal cover for keyboard protection.