Platinum AX

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Platinum Advanced eXperience

The Platinum Advanced eXperience virtual bell instrument is made in Ohio by Chime Master.



  • Color touch screen
  • Powerful front facing monitor speakers
  • Solid cherry face
  • Easy remote control with tablet or phone
  • One-year subscription to premium Chime Center
  • Beautiful and expansive library of hymns and music
    • as many as five arrangements of each tune
    • arrangement styles can be assigned to different bell instruments
    • enable arrangement styles to create your unique presence in the community
  • Enhanced SmartAlmanac™
  • HD Bells™ instruments
    • Four cast bronze carillon instruments
    • Two harp bell accompaniment instruments
    • Three chime instruments
    • Ten tolling bell instruments
    • Four swinging bell instruments
  • Flexible clock ringing
  • Liturgical ringing
  • Media file compatibility


Music library

Our expansive musical library has been performed by experienced and inspired church musicians. Each song is available in up to five styles of arrangements:

  • Monophonic - melody only - suitable for any instrument, even the louder tolling bell instruments
  • Simple - a few harmony notes with the melody - can be played on any chime or carillon instrument
  • Three-Octave - artistically arranged for any carillon instrument
  • FIve-Octave - embellished carillon arrangements with deep tones and soaring arpeggios
  • Two-Part - melody on chime or carillon accompanied by a harp instrument

The library can be expanded using a MIDI keyboard or compatible organ to add your own custom recordings.

HD-Bells™ Instrumentation

A variety of the most realistic bell instruments allow you to have a distinctive voice in your community.

  • All musical bell instruments can be played from the keyboard.
  • Select preferred arrangements and instruments for almanac selected music.
  • Cast bronze bells from different regions have distinctive timbres resulting from different foundry profile patterns.

Cast bronze carillon instruments

All carillon instruments feature at least 73 bells (six full octaves) each

  • English carillon - cast bronze carillon from a historic English foundry
  • Flemish carillon - cast bronze carillon from the Flemish region
  • Savoie carillon™ - cast bronze carillon from the foothills of the Alps
  • Felice carillon - major third cast bronze bells (other cast bells have a minor 3rd harmonic)

Harp bell accompaniment instruments

All harp instruments feature at least 61 bells (five full octaves) each

  • Concert harp bells - vibraharp (vibrato valves are open and stationary)
  • Millennium harp bells - electro-mechanical harp bells

Chime instruments

Chime instruments feature at least 30 bells each

  • Orchestral chime - 1-1/2 inch diameter brass tubular bells (3 octave)
  • Millennium chime - electro-mechanical chime (4-1/2 octave)
  • Welsh chime - 5-6 inch diameter bronze tubular bells (4-1/2 octave)

Tolling instruments

Tolling instruments feature at least 25 bells each. These bells are struck with heavy hammers and are generally used for clock and liturgical ringing. Music arranged with melody only can also be performed on tolling instruments.

  • Baltimore bells
  • Boston bells
  • Buckeye bells
  • Millennium tolling bells
  • Orchestral tolling bells
  • Savoie™ bells
  • St. Louis bells
  • Troy bells
  • Watervliet bells
  • Welsh tolling bells

Swinging bell instruments

These bells are only used for liturgical ringing. They are not available on the keyboard.

  • Baltimore bells
  • Buckeye bells
  • Savoie™ bells
  • St. Louis bells


  • MIDI keyboard support
    • Standard MIDI jack on rear panel
    • USB connection will accept a USB controller or MIDI interface
  • Professional balanced audio outputs (two inside and two outside)
  • inSpire Amplifier control and fault detection
  • Network interface (wired or wireless)
  • Optional wired or optical tower bells/clock interface


  • Handsome cabinet for tabletop use
  • Available rack mounting brackets
  • 16.5 W x 5.25 H x 8 D (inch)
  • 10 lb.

This specification is preliminary and subject to change. The product can update when connected to the internet. Many feature upgrades are planned.