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SOLTON PROJECT 100 - rare vintage polyphonic analog synthesizer plus sequencer

via this auction

You can find demo videos of this exact synth here.

"Very rare SOLTON PROJECT 100 - SSM IC's based midi polyphonic synthesizer with an unique Polyphonic sequencer!! It sounds AMAZING! Stereo Outputs with a WARM UNIQUE chorus effect! It will be included a MIDI editor for PC, very easy to program the Project 100!"

Pics of the inside, including the individual voice boards below.

Inside the Roland Boutique SE-02 analog synthesizer

Published on Dec 6, 2017 ranzee av

"Yep! I just voided my warranty! I take a look inside the Roland Boutique SE-02 analog synthesizer. This is the synthesizer that Roland have collaborated with Studio Electronics to make their first true analogue boutique (a move away from their usual VA/ACB style).

The video covers close-up footage of the circuit board and SMT components, including

Moog System 35A Modular Synth with 951 Keyboard Controller SN 7414

via this auction

"This is a rare opportunity to get a vIntage MOOG System 35A Modular Synthesizer with 951 Keyboard Controller.
Serial number is 7414. Assembled in Feb. 10, 1976 by R.A. MOOG CO.

System 35A was sold without the filter banks in those days, but they were added later.

Moog 35 had modules listed below:
902 VCA, 902 VCA, 902 VCA, 904a Low-pass Filter, 904b High-pass Filter, 907a


via this auction

"1970's Paia Gnome micro synth, not fully functional but it works, needs a little tune up, opened it up and found a broken component, should be an easy fix."

Pic of the inside directly below.

Paul McCartney demonstrates the Mellotron

Published on Aug 31, 2016 MotorMouthMusic

And a recent video from Bell Tone Synth Works

Inside a Mellotron M400: How the Mellotron Works

Published on Nov 27, 2017

"Here's a look inside a Mellotron M400 we just restored and an explanation of how it works! The famous (or notorious) Mellotron M400, made in the 1970s, is a unique keyboard instrument in which every key plays back a recording of

Vintage ARP Odyssey MKII 2813 w/ CUSTOM CLEAR BODY

via this auction

Check out the bottom of it.

"This was a strange storage unit auction find in the midwest. I don't know the story with the clear body, but I've never seen another one like it.

The roadcase it comes in is worn on the outside, but the foam inside is still good.

Here's what's been done to it:

~ All sliders were removed, cleaned, lubricated and reinstalled
~ All remaining

$43.50 Roland SH-7 Thrift Shop Find

Analog synthesizer Roland SH 7, is this the top mono of all time ?

Published on Oct 19, 2017 Fuzzo Frizzbeebot

"Got this at the thrift store for 43.50. Checking out the function. Not a top notch recording. Youtube sound quality not top notch either. Truly impressive sounding deep deep mono synthesizer. It's supposed to be one of the top 10 mono synth's available. Rare though. Far more

Synthchaser #084 - ARP Pro Soloist Repair - Dead Touch Sensor, Dead Presets, Bleeding Notes

Published on Oct 19, 2017 Synth Chaser

"A customer sent in his Pro Soloist for repair because the touch sensor effects weren't working and some presets sustained indefinitely after releasing the key. I also noticed several of the presets were dead. So we dive in and get this all fixed so he can get back to making awesome music with it.

ARP Pro Soloists and parts are

Studio Electronics Roland SE-02 Teardown Pics

Some Flickr pics of the inside of Studio Electronics Roland SE-02 via Pete Brown.

Synthchaser #083 - ARP Omni 2 Repair - No Output / Lights On, Nobody Home

Published on Oct 16, 2017 Synth Chaser

"Wrapping up the restoration of yet another dead ARP Omni 2, I hook everything up for testing & calibration, but there's no output. Together we use some simple logic to figure out what's wrong and fix the synthesizer!

ARP Omnis and parts are available through my website. I also repair and restore ARPs and other vintage synths

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