Rare opportunity to acquire a well-maintained example of this legendary synth with matching DK-1 keyboard. As used by Eno, Roxy Music, Jean Michel Jarre, Wendy Carlos, BBC Radiophonic Workshop (Dr Who)...
Stunning EMS VCS-3 II plus DK1 keyboard: commission sale on behalf of the owner. Has been in his studio since the early 90s.
EMS VCS-3 II. and DK-1 Keyboard for sale in excellent condition: will ship following a full service.
Both in superb condition: a rare chance to own one of the most iconic and legendary synths ever made with the matching DK-1 keyboard. This example has been in the current owner’s private studio since the early 90s and is in excellent condition.
It will be at Soundgas for a full checkover very soon: full photos and more detailed report to follow.
From Eno to Jarre, Pink Floyd, Pete Townshend, Wendy Carlos, Hawkwind, Klaus Schulze; BBC Radiophonic Workshop; the EMS Synthi has played a pivotal role in many seminal and groundbreaking synthesizer records. It is a unique instrument and rewards experimentation.
Commission sale on behalf of a client. If you have gear that you want us to look at selling on your behalf then please look at our Commission & Consignment page for more information and get in touch to discuss your requirements.
In excellent cosmetic condition with only minor wear and signs of age. See photos and get in touch if you need any more information.
Switchable voltage for use anywhere in the world - it will be set up ready for you to use before we ship.
Zero rated for VAT.
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