700/600/500 Series Professional Series Flutes
Based on the Handmade Flute's Type A design, which offers a wider expressive range, the Type Am headjoint additionally offers easier response and excellent balance over the instrument's entire range, slightly heavier resistance, and a wide
Straubinger Phoenix™ Pads (700/600 models)
Straubinger Phoenix™ Pads offer the same concept as Straubinger™ Pads on our Handmade Flute, and have more suitable design for 700/600 models. The pads offer softer touch, but also superior response, wide dynamic range and tolerance of environmental changes same as Straubinger™ Pads.
Heavy Wall Thickness (700/600 models)
The thickness of the wall has been increased from 0.38mm to 0.43mm to improve balance for use with the new Type Am headjoint and the 12 Straubinger Phoenix™ Pads.
Pinless Left-hand Key System(YFL-597(H),697(H),797(H) only)
Utilizes the “pinless left-hand key system,” the ideal configuration for handmade flutes. This improves high F-F# key operation, and because there are no pins, maintenance is easier.
Pointed Key Arms
A#, F# and other non-fingered keys feature pointed key arms. Found on handmade flutes, their beautiful designs are inspired by traditional European styling.
The keys are hand-assembled and meticulously balanced for a perfect touch. And the key shapes have been so exquisitely designed and ergonomically placed that the flute will almost 'disappear' in your hands. Performances will feel effortlessly natural.