Cup Diameter 32.8mm
Large F tuba mouthpiece, very similar in design to the AT2U but with a smaller throat/tighter backbore. Rim designed by Warren Deck – one of the most comfortable rims ever made, featuring just the right amount of width and bite to give the player a sense of comfort and stability.
The shank of this mouthpiece has been very carefully engineered to fit all tubas with the standard ‘Euroshank’-type fitting. Original lead-pipes from Meinl-Weston and B & S were used in this process. The exact matching of mouthpiece and instrument leadpipe is vital to achieve the correct response from modern German tubas.
AT5U (Cup Diameter 32.8mm / Bore 8.90mm)
This new mouthpiece designed by Aaron Tindall is similar to the AT2U, but with a smaller throat and slightly tighter backbore. It is designed for orchestral F tubas, and has a large cup which is a mixture of a funnel and a bowl with a quite large throat. This is an ideal mouthpiece for an orchestral player using the F tuba. It produces a rich, vibrant sound with plenty of focus. The rim is designed by Warren Deck and is one of the most comfortable on the market. It features just the right amount of width and bite to give the player a sense of comfort and stability. This mouthpiece produces a rich and vibrant sound with plenty of focus. There is a distinct ‘shelf’ at the bottom of the cup which helps achieve a concentrated power that gives a sound that really projects.