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 audible » Sat May 29, 2010 12:22 am

Probably the Space Echo. Plus, it's the only piece of equipment I own that has a knob that goes to 11.
All the rest are dated between 1978 and 1993.
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by pflosi » Sat May 29, 2010 1:57 pm

audible wrote:...a knob that goes to 11.
:lol: SPINAL TAP!

what's the s/n of the space echo?

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

Post by SleepingInsomniac » Sun May 30, 2010 1:31 pm

The oldest bit of kit i own is my prodigy
mine is one with the external controls ;) they started selling those in '81, and im guessing out of the 11,000! moog produced, mine is probably one of the '83 '84 models as it as a 5 digit serial number, so it gets younger as i learn more about it haha. still older than i am though :D
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by TrondC » Sun May 30, 2010 6:49 pm

I think the first gen Machinedrums were all the way back inthe ole days of the early 2000's..

and I even have mk2's... I guess 2003/2004 then. the oldest piece that is ;)

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Post by Analogue Crazy » Sun May 30, 2010 8:13 pm

Still my Casio CZ-5000! :shock:
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by kulten » Sun May 30, 2010 9:24 pm

My Casio VL-1 is my oldest piece of gear : 1981.

Also : a 1984 DR-110 BOSS drum machine.
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by stephen » Sun May 30, 2010 11:53 pm

SH-09 here. Simple, but addictive.
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Post by Analogue Crazy » Mon May 31, 2010 12:30 am

Gosh i miss my SH09! What a sound...and yeah i found it very addictive too. Killer baselines and leads just seemed to flow out of it.
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by Alex E » Mon May 31, 2010 2:40 am

Right now it's probably my JV-2080, built in June 1997. :/
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by smoothcriminal » Mon May 31, 2010 2:42 am

Mine is going to be an Akai AX60 as soon as it ships *knock on wood*

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

Post by hugsnballoons » Mon May 31, 2010 12:47 pm

Elka Capri jr. maybe pre 1965
Korg 800dv 1975?
roland sh-1 1978?

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

Post by Roby31 » Mon May 31, 2010 1:49 pm

That would be my VL-1. I don't know exactly when it was made, but it is a MK2 (the one whose speaker grill is circular-shaped) so it has to be around 1981-1982. Quite a bit older than me :) It needs servicing though, and I'd like to recap it as most caps seem close to be failing.
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by Micke » Mon May 31, 2010 4:30 pm

hugsnballoons wrote:Elka Capri jr. maybe pre 1965
Korg 800dv 1975?
roland sh-1 1978?
The Elka Capri Jr. (as well as the identical Panther 2100) was produced from '69/'70 onwards.
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by audible » Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:01 pm

pflosi wrote: what's the s/n of the space echo?
S/N 302154.
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Re: What is the Oldest Piece of Gear in Your Studio?

Post by krzeppa » Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:18 pm

The oldest thing in my studio sadly is me :cry:
But as for synths, I guess it would be my Nord Lead 2 and Supernova II Pro X
Most everything I own is only about 10 years old or less.

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