Synth Techs

Synth Techs

Synthchaser #090 - Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 Factory Patches Demo

Published on Jan 10, 2018 Synth Chaser

"This Prophet 5 is for sale!

Demo of the 40 factory patch sounds from the Prophet 5 (Rev 3.2). This is not intended to be musical, just a demo of the sounds. I am far better at fixing them than playing them.

Parts, service and synthesizers available on my website."

Synth Wizards Episode 4: Desert Island SQ-80

Published on Dec 28, 2017 Syntaur

"The Syntaur team takes the Ensoniq SQ-80 from an all-around mainstay to an absolute essential, and gains a synth wizard in the process. Featuring a rare interview (well, sort of...) with Ensoniq founder Bob Yannes, and music by Quincas Moreira and Jeffrey Koepper."

Sequential Circuits Pro One SN 7530

via this auction

"The Pro-One is of the greatest mono synths of all time . This example is n very good condition and recently serviced by Kent Spong . The keyboard has also just had all the bushings replaced and plays beautifully. Cosmetically no big marks or scratches and the lettering around the dials is still clean and bold . There’s some wear to the lettering around where the output jacks

Multivox MX-202 Demo

Published on Dec 22, 2017 Syntaur

"Syntaur's Sam Mims does a very quick demo of the Multivox MX-202 brass/string machine."

1970s Dubreq Stylophone 350S + Studio Effects Demo & Repair

Published on Sep 17, 2017 James Bennett

"Quick test of the (almost) repaired Stylophone 350S as shown in a previous video, played through a Digitech Quad and a Sony R7

Follow-up video discussing the repair will come soon!"

1970s Dubreq Stylophone 350S Repair - Pt1

Published on Aug 9, 2017 James Bennett

"A really crusty Stylophone 350S which i am going to attempt to resurrect. It ain't

Mattel Optigan Model 35011 Repair by James Bennett

Published on Jun 28, 2017 James Bennett

"Something a bit different. In the vein of repair videos I like to watch, I was advised to actually document one about this project.

A friend's 1973 Optigan which amazingly he managed to find in England, and pretty locally at that. In our studio for a service.

I'm getting over a cold, so apologies for my heavy breathing!

More lighting required..."

GoFundMe Campaign for Synth Repair Workshop Fire

This one in via Ross of Vicmod:

You can find the GoFundMe here.

"My close friend Brett Maddaford, synth repairer, lost his workshop including my mint Roland MC-202 and a friends original ARP Odyssey ( plus so many more great classic synths) over last weekend.

Brett started Vicmod with me 13 years ago and has been a huge part of the worldwide synth community for 20 plus years. He is one of the

Synthchaser #086 - ARP Pro Soloist Repair - Dead Presets & Broken Wow Effect

Published on Nov 26, 2017 Synth Chaser

"Repairing another customer's ARP Pro Soloist. This one had very few patches working when it came in due to bad switches and a faulty VCA. Also engaging the Wow touch sensor effect would short circuit the keyboard and cause there to be no output at all.

ARP Pro Soloists and parts are available through my website. I also repair

Synthchaser #085 - Four ARP 2600 Repairs

Published on Nov 15, 2017 Synth Chaser

"No, not repairing 4 ARP 2600s, making 4 repairs to the same ARP 2600...

In this video we bring life back to an ARP 2600 with 2 dead oscillators, dead sample and hold, and dead left speaker.

Parts used in this video are available at my website. I also repair and restore ARPs and other vintage synths for customers around the

Ultimate Percussion K2-X Tech Walkthrough and Voltage Conversion

Published on Nov 12, 2017 Synthesizer Keith

"In this video I convert the power supply on an Ultimate Percussion K2-X drum module from 240 V to 120 V."

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