What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by abrokenframe » Sun Feb 07, 2010 5:29 am

1951/52 hammond b2, 1973 rhodes mk1, and for a synth: cs50
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by polyklinik » Sun Feb 07, 2010 1:26 pm

Vermona ER9 from 1976. Little bit tired (tempo problems), the cowbell is dead (sounds like IM DEAAAD), but i love it, and i use it sometimes. If i had some money i make some indiviual outs and midi.

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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by jojoman » Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:13 pm

The oldest synth i have is a ARP 2500 serial#70-009 from 1970.
Meaning this is the 9th ARP 2500 built.
Complete wooden casing and only 10 positions points above the modules and 20 positions underneath.
Later versions have 20 above and 20 under.(from serial#21 to ???,not known how much produced exactly,but certainly not more than 100)
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by JJQ » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:11 pm

Very cool, Jojoman.

you got me jelaous..
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by aredj » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:29 pm

yeah, that's pretty hot...

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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by pflosi » Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:43 pm

and a putney on top :shock:

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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by R.L » Thu May 27, 2010 12:51 am

Univox Mini Korg 700s from 1973, I've been going through gear recently lol.
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by Sir Ruff » Thu May 27, 2010 1:02 am

jojoman wrote:The oldest synth i have is a ARP 2500 serial#70-009 from 1970.
Meaning this is the 9th ARP 2500 built.
Complete wooden casing and only 10 positions points above the modules and 20 positions underneath.
Later versions have 20 above and 20 under.(from serial#21 to ???,not known how much produced exactly,but certainly not more than 100)

with the EML on top, that's like a cluster bomb of "vintage"... That's what, like $22,000 worth of synths right there?
Do you even post on vse bro?

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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by Shanesaw » Thu May 27, 2010 5:45 am

My newly acquired CS-15 which is f**k fantastic!

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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by invisibleairwaves » Thu May 27, 2010 7:05 am

'83 DX7, missing the MIDI channel select label...outside of synthesizers, I have a busted, soon-to-be-repaired early 70's Traynor guitar amp.
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by Black Tomorrow » Thu May 27, 2010 7:15 am

My oldest known instrument is a Hammond M-143: 1961-68. Not sure of the exact year. Powers up, but no sound.

I have a Hobart M. Cable spinnet piano, but no idea how old it is. Needs some work.

Oldest synth is an Arp Axxe (black & gold face).
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by krushing » Thu May 27, 2010 8:51 am

No real vintage synths here (except for a Casio CZ5000 - 1985), but I do have a Dynacord Echocord tape echo from around 1964.

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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by Purity_Control » Thu May 27, 2010 10:03 am

Advance audio frequency generator from 1953... though i need to swap out the output valve by the look of it to get it up and running again.

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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by gearfixer » Fri May 28, 2010 6:40 pm

Gates SA-314 tube preamp.
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by Snarecrash » Fri May 28, 2010 10:39 pm

Juno 60, it clearly has the signs of vintage, wooden side panels and lack of midi. :D

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