Blackmore Sheets

Here you can find some interesting technical details about Blackmore's gear and the techniques BSM uses to recreate this special sound. To view this PDF documents you must have Adobe Reader installed on your local machine. If you don't have it already installed please click here for a free download.

Blackmore's guitar electronics around 1978 (29kB - English/German)

Interesting details about Ritchie's Strat pickups and the MTC mid-filter box

Blackmore's AIWA tape machine (90kB - English/German)

Full history of Blackmore's AIWA tape machine and how he used it over the years

The AIWA/RPA line (17kB - English/German)

Detailed description of the BSM pedals, belonging to the AIWA and RPA line, as well as the Spice Box, a faithful recreation of the MTC.

Blackmore's guitars over the years

Full history of Ritchie's guitars and amps

Marshall Major mods