Roland CR-78 CompuRhythm 220v

Iconic and legendary drum machine for sale serviced, in full working order and very good cosmetic condition. Demo...

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Iconic and legendary drum machine for sale serviced, in full working order and very good cosmetic condition.

Demo of the actual machine for sale below.

220v machine (if sold in the UK we will change the plug).

Heart Of Glass, Atomic, In The Air Tonight, Same Old Scene, Enola Gay… the distinctive sound of the CR-78 has featured on hundreds of hit records: a truly iconic beatbox that still sounds good today.

Serviced and working well. 

Very good cosmetic condition: the case has minor dings to the edges and one to the rear right corder ‘wooden’ case and a noticeable chip on the right-hand front edge. The face is clean with just minor signs of age/use. See photos for more information on cosmetic condition.

No noisy sliders or pots. It is always possible with vintage equipment that crackly pots/sliders may develop over time when equipment has not been used – even during shipping – this can usually be easily rectified either by a few turns or in extreme cases, with suitable switch-cleaning spray.

The unit for sale is in this demo below:

CompuRhythm and CompuSound…

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