Rico-Royal is Rico's reed division oriented toward the advancing student. The classic and ubiquitous "orange box" reeds are the ones more students start on than any other, while the Rico-Royal reeds accommodate students who have developed a good facility on their instrument. They are available in a wider variety of strengths than regular Rico reeds, along with an even response across the registers and more clarity in the sound. Rico's updated reed-making machinery and state-of-the-art process have made today's Rico Royal reed more consistent than ever before, with most players reporting a near 100% usability through a box of reeds. Rico Royals are available across the entire family of clarinets and saxophones and are a logical step-up for any motivated reed player.