General view of Airchimes (4 of KM135,4 of KM165)
KM135 sounds at 135Hz
KM165 sounds at 165Hz
The timimg of the opening of the valves for this to give the correct character and the opening of the valves themselves is done electrically.The air is compressed using vane-type compressors.
Each chime has one air pipe and two electrical cables (Heater and Solenoid)
All photographs taken 2005
Hyson Airchimes discontinued 1994