1650 Double Horns

The XO 1650 Double Horn with Geyer wrap was designed and developed in collaboration with highly respected engineers, technicians, and hornists. With a warm focused tone and exceptional slotting, it merges performance and practicality.

Title: XO Brass 1650 Double Horn Demo with Jennifer KummerDescription: XO Brass artist Jennifer Kummer talks about and demos the new XO 1650 Double Horn. Jennifer says, “ The XO double horn centers perfectly on both the F and Bb sides of the instrument, easing the transition at the break in my range. The tone color between the two sides feel and sound alike, a rare find among any horn I have ever played. The sound is warm, rich, mellow and clear.”

Excellent Response and Brilliant Tone

"3D" F Side Tube

The reimagined one-piece F tube is produced from a groundbreaking new 3D bending process, allowing notes to slot more easily while providing outstanding overall response.

One-piece Leadpipe

The one-piece leadpipe provides reduced resistance and superior intonation. It produces complex harmonics with a consistent playing feel.

Personalized Comfort

Adjustable Thumb Key Lever

Multi-axis positioning ensures relaxed, stress-free hand position.

Adjustable Finger Hook

The clamping mechanism allows for easy adjustment of the pinky finger hook to best suit the hand and playing style of the performer.

Durable & Reliable

String Lever Action

Traditional string linkage provides smooth and quiet synchronous response of lever and rotor.

Phosphor Bronze Bottom Caps

Advanced metallurgy offers increased resistance to wear and corrosion.

Title: XO Brass 1650D Double Horn Demo with Rachel VelvikisDescription: Symphonic & Session Horn Artist Rachel Velvikis talks about and demos the new XO 1650D Double Horn. Rachel says, "I can play in any register at any volume and produce the same tone with no effort at all."
Title: XO Brass Double HornDescription: Years in the making, the XO Brass Double Horn is precisely engineered with an excellent response and brilliant tone. The one-piece leadpipe and unique F side tube offer the player flexibility and unimpeded fluidity throughout the registers while advanced ergonomics ensure maximum comfort for the most intense rehearsals and long hours in the practice room. The valve casings and mechanism have been reassessed in every detail and updated to achieve the highest possible performance and reliability. The XO Brass Double Horn is the horn you’ve been waiting for.
1650 1650D
Key Bb/F Bb/F
Bore Size 0.472" 0.472"
Bell Size 12.2" 12.2"
Body Materials Yellow Brass Yellow Brass
Bell Type Fixed Detachable
Lever Action String String
Wrap Geyer Geyer
Finger Hook Adjustable Adjustable
Thumb Key Adjustable Adjustable
Product Finish Lacquered