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Inexpensive yet loaded with advanced features.
The Jupiter 511 is an open-holed flute that donnes a silver-plated body, keys, and headjoint. Attributes include an in-line G, gizmo keys and a B foot that not only extends the lower range, but also allows the higher octaves to play more in tune, and improves the flute's overall projection. The 511 series utilizes a ribbed construction and a high nickel content to produce excellent sound quality.
The quality of Jupiter flutes is recognized worldwide. Because flutemaking is a combination of science and art, Jupiter constantly seeks the latest innovation in design and engineering to achieve ever higher standards in the manufacturing process. Leading players, teachers, and artisans collaborate in the design and artistry that makes each Jupiter flute a truly great performance instrument.Heritage
The heritage of Jupiter began in 1930 when KHS International, its parent corporation, opened as an educational products company in Taipei, Taiwan. The letters KHS stand for "Kung Hsue She," meaning "a company helping schools and culture." This simple definition still represents the primary goal of the Jupiter brand.Attention to Details
Each Jupiter flute has a precise feel, response and key action. Skilled technicians hand seat all pads and hand adjust all mechanisms. This includes final detailing of embouchure hole, riser and lip plate of each headjointDedication to Dialogue
Jupiter maintains constant contact with performing artists, educators, repair technicians, instrument designers and our network of dealers to better respond to the requirements of music education and performance.World-Class Reputation
Jupiter has established itself as a respected world-class name in musical instruments and continues to attribute its progress to remembering its heritage of "helping schools and culture."The 511 Flute
The 500 series is a highly durable flute with power-forged keys that provide strength and durability. It also features hidden adjustment screws, which prevent tampering and reduce the need for repairs, thus staying in adjustment longer.Assisted Fingering Feature
Offset finger buttons on keys reduce the stretch required for small hands to play the standard tone hole spacing of the modern Boehm flute.