For sale on behalf of a customer: a Roland TR-808 in very good cosmetic condition and perfect working order.
This 808 has had very low use from new: the original owner is a well-known producer who put this back in the box in the 80s and left it there. There are a few scuffs, scratches and patches of oxidation to the finish, but it’s clear that this 808 hasn’t had a hard life. As can be seen from the many detailed photos below, it presents very well. The original box is tatty and missing the polystyrene inserts – at the time of listing, the manual has not been found.
It’s just been serviced by James Walker at Synth Repair Services.
It sounds great and is a joy to program and tweak.
It is a UK 240v model so a step-up transformer will be required for USA/Canada.
We do not recommend using cheap generic Chinese mains transformers and can supply a high quality UK-made transformer if required.
We’ve sold several excellent 808s to satisfied customers in the past so buy with confidence.
Please view the many detailed photos to fully-assess the condition before buying.
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