Rhodes Chroma - Legendary Synthesizer

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"This listing is for a Rhodes Chroma incl. CC + CPU upgrade (midi). this is a legendary synth used by eg. vangelis scoring bladerunner."

Vintage Rhodes Chroma Analog Synthesizer w/ Road Case+

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Cool Chroma Paramater Chart below.

"Rhodes Chroma Vintage Poly Analog- 16 voice. 1982
Wooden weighted keys, 64 key range (E1-G6)
True audiophile quality, is basically a polyphonic version of an ARP-2600
(ARP was the original designer) Comes with the original factory patches.

The memory board was replaced by a modified board that has MIDI and CC functions and multiple banks. (

Vintage Chroma Polaris synthesizer - pristine SN 300830

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"This synth was manufactured in the early 1980s by Fender. I was the lead designer, and when the project wrapped up, I bought a couple from the company cheap. This one is serial 300830. Since I mostly played a different unit, this one stayed in its original shipping box for the intervening years, and it is in essentially perfect condition.

This is a six-voice synth with a

Vintage Chroma Polaris Synthesizer SN 300730 For Sale From Lead Designer

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"This synth was manufactured in the early 1980s by Fender. I was the lead designer, and over the years I've collected a few of them. This is a six-voice synth with a 61-key velocity sensitive keyboard. It has selective pitch bend, which lets you bend some notes in a chord while keeping others fixed. It has a MIDI interface, and includes a built-in sequencer. And it has a nice

Step inside DMX Krew’s amazing studio full of vintage synths

Published on Oct 13, 2017 FACTmagazine

"Synth crazy.

Best known as DMX Krew, Ed Upton has been making electro, acid and IDM-laced techno since the early ‘90s for labels such as Aphex Twin’s Rephlex, Legowelt’s Strange Life and, more recently, Hypercolour. He’s also a gear fiend, with a studio full of vintage synths and drum machines.

While we were visiting Upton to check out his custom-made

Fender Chroma Polaris Synthesizer

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Some details from the listing following. Interesting bit regarding the DC shift kill circuit. Maybe this will help some experiencing the same problem.

"This is a Chroma Polaris, a highly underrated analog monster. When I got it, it was missing all the slider knobs and a few sliders were broken off. The previous owner thought it looked better without end caps and lost them.

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