Another very fine example of our favourite monosynth. From Moog's golden era: original oscillator board and a wonderful-sounding filter. Instant sonic inspiration every time.
Another very fine example of our favourite monosynth. From Moog’s golden era: original oscillator board and a wonderful-sounding filter. Instant sonic inspiration every time.
NOTE: Awaiting service in-house by James Walker. This synth will ship within 20 working days of purchase and will sound and play beautifully, and be supplied with our standard 3 month warranty.
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From our tests so far this is clearly a wonderful-sounding example of an early-oscillator Minimoog; dating from February 1973.
Will be supplied fully-overhauled including full keyboard service for smooth playability. Power supply recapped, pots cleaned and all boards gone through and octave buffer board installed. The result will be very stable for a synth of this era, playing extremely well, and with that unmistakable sound of the finest Moogs.
For a synth approaching its 50th birthday it is excellent. The case is very clean with only minor signs of wear; it has one small crack with a sliver of wood missing to the left of the pitch/mod wheel section. The face is great with minimal wear. The switches are discoloured due to age and the action of sunlight. The knobs present well but have some oxidation to the chrome caps. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.
For sales in UK/EU the price will include 20% VAT. VAT-free sales are possible to businesses and individuals in the EU (outside the UK) with a valid VAT Number - please get in touch if you wish to buy this way.
117/120v model. A step-down transformer is required in the UK/EU. We do not recommend using cheap generic Chinese mains transformers and can supply a high quality UK-made unit if required.
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