What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by justin_havu » Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:34 am

I just scored a Korg 01/W Pro X from a church in New Hampshire. They put on a Good Friday service every year and I've played this particular synth every year I've been involved. Later, I found out that I'm the only one that ever plays it, and as myself and the worship pastor were moving it off the stage he tells me to just take it home. Total Godsend.
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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by Mr_80s » Sun Apr 11, 2010 5:49 pm

A korg MS-10 for 20 quid
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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by snod_donkey » Sun Apr 11, 2010 9:38 pm

Minimoog for about £5 best synth i ever got for under a tenner!!
Best drum machine for under a tenner was the Linn LM1... £2 or £3

Hard to say exactly what it cost as it came with a Honer clavinet and a fender rhodes piano all for around £10 total

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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by plikestechno » Thu Sep 23, 2010 1:49 am

Got a perfectly working and fantastic looking Arp Solina SE-IV String Ensemble for $300 locally the other day! :D

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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by omvibes » Sat Sep 25, 2010 3:07 pm

Good to see this thread back :)

Scored a JX3p plus PG200 for equivalent of 180 UKP last week. Also a Roland Juno 60 for a good price a few weeks back, and a Wurly EP200a with legs/ pedal/ music stand for 500 UKP in August. Very happy with all three deals!

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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by Zack McConnell » Sat Sep 25, 2010 4:01 pm

Korg M3R - $90. I was looking for 01r and got them confused, but it was a happy mistake, love this box!

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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by rap and country » Sat Sep 25, 2010 4:09 pm

i bought an m3r for $50!

but i don't think it was as good a deal as a yamaha sy-35 for $100

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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by Zack McConnell » Sun Sep 26, 2010 3:25 pm

rap and country wrote:i bought an m3r for $50!

but i don't think it was as good a deal as a yamaha sy-35 for $100
I agree, but I still think you got an amazing deal with the M3R. I love that box, every time I turn it on I want to score a nature documentary!

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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:29 pm

Not a synthesizer, and most of you probably remember, but I got two brand new APC 40's for $2 each in August :D

I got a Kawai K5 Keyboard and rack mount version for free from the same guy. They're both in good condition. I got a free Stylophone. Ensoniq Mirage for $65. Perfect condition TOM for $24.

My BitOne was $200, but I feel I got a good deal on it.
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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by b3groover » Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:45 pm

Never gotten a synth for free, but I own two Hammond B3 organs (one a 1958 and the other a 1974 that came with a Leslie 122) that I got for nothing.

Cheapest synth I ever bought was Alchemy (does that count?) for $249. Worth every penny.

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Post by boxed » Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:20 pm

gcoudert wrote:Yamaha DX7 last year. £27 (33.9 Euros / US$53.1 at today's rate).

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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by fh991586 » Sun Sep 26, 2010 10:44 pm

My first 2 synths were bought a few days apart last winter:
Roland D-50: 220$ CAD (with anvil case)
Roland JX-3P: 125$ CAD (with original Roland case, as it was the 1st owner)

A good way to start, from my point of view! I got the PG programmer for each later, but for a lot more than the synths themselves...
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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by Cumulus » Sun Sep 26, 2010 10:49 pm

sequentialsoftshock wrote:Not a synthesizer, and most of you probably remember, but I got two brand new APC 40's for $2 each in August :D

I got a Kawai K5 Keyboard and rack mount version for free from the same guy. They're both in good condition. I got a free Stylophone. Ensoniq Mirage for $65. Perfect condition TOM for $24.

My BitOne was $200, but I feel I got a good deal on it.
You need to give me this guy's name and phone number.... :P

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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by BlackGnosis » Sun Sep 26, 2010 11:10 pm

Roland TR-707 for 65 $ in astoria oregon
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Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Sun Sep 26, 2010 11:27 pm

Cumulus wrote:
sequentialsoftshock wrote:Not a synthesizer, and most of you probably remember, but I got two brand new APC 40's for $2 each in August :D

I got a Kawai K5 Keyboard and rack mount version for free from the same guy. They're both in good condition. I got a free Stylophone. Ensoniq Mirage for $65. Perfect condition TOM for $24.

My BitOne was $200, but I feel I got a good deal on it.
You need to give me this guy's name and phone number.... :P
The guy who I got the K5's from had a huge yard sale in West Palm Beach back in May- he sold an 808 for $800!
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