TECH-ASSURE™
Certified Musical Instrument Technician Setup.


Ozwinds TECH-ASSURE™ is a unique service that prepares your new musical instrument for sale.

Our certified technicians put the instrument through a comprehensive testing and adjustment process to ensure that it is ready to play with optimal performance from the moment you receive it.

Every new instrument setup with our TECH-ASSURE™ process which goes through a rigorous checklist so you can be assured that you are getting the best out of your new instrument.

We know the absolute importance of our TECH-ASSURE™ professional instrument setup to get your instrument playing at its peak, so don’t settle for anything less.
 
Ozwinds TECH-ASSURE™ 13-Step Woodwind Check-Over


               FLUTE & PICCOLO

  •     All transit packing and corks from the manufacturer are removed.
  •     Thorough visual check for any plating or lacquer defects.
  •     All pads checked for quality.
  •     Test all pad seatings & key adjustments using a leak-light and feeler gauge.
  •     All key corks and felts checked, adjusted to set vent heights.
  •     Regulate and adjust keywork as required.
  •     All spring tensions checked and adjusted to create a balanced feel across the instrument.
  •     Test final pad seal with a Magnehelic air pressure test.
  •     Check foot and head joint tenons for correct fit.
  •     Check foot tenon for burrs.
  •     Play test from top to bottom.
  •     Case inspected for quality, instrument fit and accessories.
  •     Instrument cleaned and carefully repacked.


    CLARINET, OBOE, BASSOON and COR ANGLIS
  •     All transit packing and corks from the manufacturer are removed.
  •     Thorough visual check for any wood or plating defects.
  •     All pads checked for quality.
  •     Test all pad seatings & key adjustments using a feeler gauge.
  •     All key corks and felts checked, adjusted to set vent heights.
  •     Regulate and adjust keywork as required.
  •     All spring tensions checked and adjusted to create a balanced feel across the instrument.
  •     Test final pad seal with a Magnehelic air pressure test.
  •     Check joint tenons for correct fit and adjust.
  •     Tenon corks checked for cork quality and greased.
  •     Play test from top to bottom.
  •     Case inspected for quality, instrument fit and accessories.
  •     Instrument cleaned and carefully repacked.


    SAXOPHONE
  •     All transit packing and corks from the manufacturer are removed.
  •     Thorough visual check for any plating or lacquer defects.
  •     All pads checked for quality.
  •     Test all pad seatings & key adjustments using a leak-light.
  •     All key corks and felts checked, adjusted to set vent heights.
  •     Regulate and adjust keywork as required.
  •     All spring tensions checked and adjusted to create a balanced feel across the instrument.
  •     Check neck tenon for correct fit.
  •     Neck cork checked for cork quality and greased.
  •     Check octave mechanism adjustment.
  •     Play test from top to bottom.
  •     Case inspected for quality, instrument fit and accessories.
  •     Instrument cleaned and carefully repacked.
     

    Ozwinds TECH-ASSURE™ 11-Step Brass Check-Over


    for TRUMPET, CORNET, TENOR HORN, EUPHONIUM, TUBA and HORN
  •     All transit packing and ties from the manufacturer are removed.
  •     Thorough visual check for any plating or lacquer defects.
  •     All corks and valve felts / rotor stops checked .
  •     Oil and test valve / rotor operation.
  •     Check operation of all slides.
  •     All water key cork seatings checked.
  •     Check valve stroke alignment.
  •     Check provided mouthpiece fits in receiver.
  •     Play test from top to bottom.
  •     Case inspected for quality, instrument fit and accessories.
  •     Instrument cleaned and carefully repacked.

    TROMBONE
  •     All transit packing and ties from the manufacturer are removed.
  •     Thorough visual check for any plating or lacquer defects.
  •     All corks and slide felts checked for quality.
  •     Oil and test valve/ rotor operation as applicable.
  •     Check operation of main slide and tuning slides.
  •     All water key cork seatings checked.
  •     Check rotor alignment as applicable.
  •     Check provided mouthpiece fits in receiver.
  •     Play test from top to bottom.
  •     Case inspected for quality, instrument fit and accessories.
  •     Instrument cleaned and carefully repacked.