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Identifying marks on satellite speakers
« on: December 10, 2008, 09:34:54 PM »
Do piano serial numbers appear on satellite speakers

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« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2008, 12:39:46 AM »
Yes.  Each of the cabinets has the model number FR-7220 and its own serial number like EM-2484, although I don't know if they all used "EM-" (that may just be the Rhodes branded ones like I have).  This is something I've been researching myself, but from what I can tell there's no such thing as a "matched set" in terms of the serial numbers.  Anybody with more info, feel free to jump in here....
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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2008, 12:26:29 PM »
It's been next to impossible to locate any kind of serial info about Satellite Speakers, there just aren't enough around, or perhaps I'm researching ebay in the wrong spot (possibly unknowing people throw them under the fender amp category rather than Rhodes).

The serial data is all over the place regardless when it comes to Rhodes, so who knows.  They certainly don't represent number produced, as they hiked the number up to appear like they were making more units.

I'm not sure if the serials match on a master and slave cabinet, or if they're in sequential order (#2065,#2066).  Will keep trying
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« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2008, 02:45:24 PM »
are you collecting satellite data too? I'll cough mine up.

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« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2008, 04:56:26 PM »
By all means :)

I literally have only come across one paired with the piano, and was only able to get the slave info.  

If anyone does have a master or slave unit (or Janus for that matter), if you could provide the Serial, model (should b FR7220 I believe) and if it's Fender or Rhodes label era.

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« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2008, 09:39:51 PM »
Tjhe reasom I asked about serial nos is that my missing satellites belong to an old mk 1 piano a Fender rhodes , and on the piano serial tag is the serial 21431 ( i think the first digit is a 2 ) and there is a space for the speakers serial no but it has been left blank on my piano.  omaell.