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$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

Synthchaser #082 - Sequential Circuits Prophet 600 Dead & Intermittent Key Repair

Published on Oct 11, 2017 Synth Chaser

"The Prophet 600 Panasonic keybeds often have problems with dead or intermittent key contacts. In this video I show you how to access the key contacts, and how to repair them for reliable long-term operation.

Parts for DIY repair and restoration of Sequential Circuits synthesizers are available at my website. I also repair and

Roland SH-101 with 1 Key

Some pics of a Roland SH-101 minus the keys via this auction. Note the rubber contacts. According to the description, this SH-101 was the victim of an angry partner. If true, at least the control panel appears to have been spared.

"I got this in mid 90's in pretty much the condition you see now off a women who took out her anger on her cheating boyfriend by destroying his synth with a

Inside a Clef Microsynth B30

via Andrew K in the comments of this post.

The pics are via this auction for one for parts.

Not the best pics but I thought they were worth capturing for anyone interested, and as you don't see the inside of these often.

via the listing: "Extremely rare and unusual Clef Microsynth B30 in pieces. This is not a project for the faint hearted as they synth is in pieces and does not work, a

Synthchaser #081 - Vintage ARP Odyssey Restoration & Repair

Published on Sep 29, 2017 Synth Chaser

"This Odyssey is for sale at:

We restore a dead ARP Odyssey. Not the new Korg one, a real vintage, 1973 Mk 1 Model 2800 Whiteface ARP Odyssey. We change the ICs, capacitors, sliders, repair a dead oscillator and a damaged power supply. This Odyssey gets the full Synthchaser spa treatment!

Slider kit, capacitor & IC kits and

Synthchaser #080 - ARP Odyssey Crazy Oscillator Repair

Published on Sep 29, 2017 Synth Chaser

"This was such a cool problem I edited some video I shot for the customer into a synthchaser video. Customer was reporting his Oscillator 2 couldn't be calibrated and was drifting. The trimmer should be adjusted to make a 20Hz square wave, but the lowest it would go was 40Hz. So he sent in his oscillator board and I put it in

What's Inside the Behringer Model D (by synthpro)

Published on Sep 20, 2017 synthpro

"Hey Guys,

In this video, I go over the assembly of the Behringer Model D from the chassis to the circuits to give you a better understanding of the quality and build of these units.

Thanks for watching,

Treat Yourself :)