Stunning synth from Moog’s golden era. Original oscillator board and a wonderful-sounding filter. Instant sonic inspiration every time.
NOTE: Tested and working well (demos below) but awaiting service in-house by James Walker. This synth will ship within 20 working days of purchase and will be sounding and playing beautifully, and supplied with our standard 3 month warranty.
If you need any more encouragement then read Tony’s new blog “Which Minimoog?” (it even includes the “B” word…)
From our tests so far this is clearly a wonderful-sounding example of an early-oscillator Minimoog; we will date it precisely once we do the service work, but it is clearly around 1974, possibly ’73.
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 wears its history extremely well. The case has been gently waxed to retain its lovely original patina and character. The control panel is very good overall with one patch of wear in the Mixer section, and some of the knobs have light oxidation around the edges of the caps. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.
For sales in UK/EU, this item is on the margin scheme for second hand goods. VAT-free sales are not possible for this item.
220/240v unit. A step-up transformer will be required for use on 110/120v supplies. Please ask if you need advice on what to use. We do not recommend using cheap, generic Chinese mains transformers.
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