Technics SX-WSA1 Acoustic Modeling Synthesizer

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"Only about 600 of these were made and are somewhat difficult to find. This is the Technics Wsa1 acoustic modeling synthesizer! A very unique workstation from the 90s that was light-years ahead of its time. This was very similar to the mythical Yamaha VP1 which is basically a unicorn of a synthesizer since there were only 3 sold.

The wsa1 was an acoustic modeling

Technics PCM DP50

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"Tested in working order.

Cosmetics are rough.

The cover of the start stop button is missing but this does not hinder use.

Very cool drum machine from the 1980's

Extremely rare."

Technics SX-K450 multitracked demo

Published on Jul 23, 2017 acreil

"Technical description and drum samples are here:

This was recorded with no effects and about 7 tracks total."

Technics SY-1010 SN CA7K04A017

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"The Technics SY-1010 is a 1 oscillator analog synthesizer manufactured in 1979. It is a 1 everything affair. 1 VCO, 1 VCA, 1 LFO, and 1 Filter and they all share the 4 built in sliders for sound editing. The unit is solidly built within a sturdy plastic casing."

Technics SY-1010 Analog Monophonic Synthesizer (1979) Test

Published on Jun 14, 2017 SubTokyoShop

"recorded with Korg SD-400 Anolog Delay"

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Best Ambient Synth Shootout Videos by Christian's Sonic Spaces

Published on Jun 4, 2017 Christian's Sonic Spaces

31 videos at the time of this post showcasing various synths. Note the list is out of order for whatever reason. You can use the controls in the player above to get to what you want. Be sure to read the list below. You don't see demos for some of these synths that often. Each (synth and demo) have something different and interesting to offer


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Note there were three physical modeling synth engines, one from Yamaha, one from Korg, and one from Technics. They were all different. The auction description mentions Yamaha, but Korg of course had the monophonic Prophecy and the polyphonic Z1.

"The super rare TECHNICS SX-WSA1R rack mount digital synthesizer. Unobtainium in rack format. A MASSIVELY POLYPHONIC synth engine

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