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Oberheim Matrix-12

Monster analogue polysynth in excellent condition and superb working order. Commission sale item, however we have it here and it has just been serviced in-house by James Walker.

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Monster analogue polysynth in excellent condition and superb working order. 

This synth has just been serviced in-house by James Walker.

Description

The Oberheim Matrix-12 is hybrid machine: filters, oscillators and amplifiers are all analogue, while envelopes, LFOs and other mod sources are digitally generated.

A keyboard version of the Oberheim Xpander, it arrived on the market around a year later (1985). It doubled the polyphony and added a 61-note, full-sized velocity-sensitive keyboard. Thanks to the “Matrix Modulation” system every control can can have an effect on some other parameter – the possibilities are impressive and bewildering in equal measure.

Oberheim Matrix-12 article – Music Radar

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.

Warranty: note that as a commission sale item we do not warranty this item beyond the 14 days you have to assess it. We will however provide access to our service department or remote tech assistance where possible.

Condition

In excellent cosmetic condition with a few very minor scratches and dings to the face. The end cheeks are very clean with some wear around the edges. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.

Tax

Zero rated for VAT.

Voltage Information

Switchable voltage for use anywhere in the world - it will be set up ready for you to use before we ship.

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