This synth has been with its current owner for ten years and is a much-loved instrument. It is working well (demo below!), but will undergo a full Soundgas service/overhaul with James Walker before shipping.
This synth has been with its current owner for ten years and is a much-loved instrument.
It is working well (demo below!), but will undergo a full Soundgas service/overhaul with James Walker before shipping – please see note below on shipping time.
Roland Jupiter-8 14 bit with Groove Midi retrofit for sale in perfect working order and very good condition.
NOTE: This synth is awaiting service and will ship within 20 working days of purchase. It will be supplied in full working order and covered by our guarantee.
From Vintage Synth Explorer: The Jupiter-8 was Roland’s first truly professional analog synthesizer. The Jupiter-8 features 16 rich analog oscillators at 2 per voice, eight voice polyphony and easy programming! At eight voices you can get some pretty thick analog sounds. Easy and intuitive programming via front panel sliders, knobs and buttons for all your tweaking needs. The legacy of the Jupiter synthesizers is due to their unique voice architecture and design, creating sounds that were so unreal and amazing that they have to be heard! No other synths in the world can create analog sounds as cool and authentic as these.
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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.
Although it is awaiting service we’ve been running it and not found any serious issues. Sounds superb and we want to keep it…
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Four hands, eight voices. Roland Jupiter 8, a pair of synth techs and a Soundgas RE-201 Space Echo sounding very fine together. The Jupiter is a commission sale: the seller either wants it gone, or to have it back so it’s been reduced by £750 on the Soundgas site today. If it doesn’t sell, he’ll put it back to work in his studio. It hasn’t been serviced yet, but will go through our techs before shipping. The RE-201 is undergoing a final round of testing.
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