Inline or Offset G Keys



The G keys of a flute can be made inline or offset. There is no difference in the tone produced with inline or offset G keys, it is simply a matter of comfort and preference. Inline G keys are in a straight line with the rest of the keys on the flute and are all mounted on the same rod.

Offset G keys are offset slightly from the rest of the keys and are mounted on separate posts. A growing number of flutists prefer the comfort and hand position on the offset G flute. Azumi flutes are available with your choice of offset or inline G keys.

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Z-Cut Headjoint

Z-Cut Headjoint

The most distinctive feature of all Azumi flutes is the Altus Z-Cut professional headjoint which responds quickly and easily and produces a full and rich tone in all three registers.

Pointed Key Arms

Pointed Key Arms

Usually reserved for professional models, all Azumi Flutes feature pointed key arms for an elegant and refined look, improved key strength, and even pad wear.

Altus-Bennett Scale

Altus-Bennett Scale

Based on the work and recommendations of British flutist William Bennett, the Altus-Bennett scale offers excellent intonation, carefully tuned harmonics, and balanced registers.