Goodbye Minimoog Voyager

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Goodbye Minimoog Voyager

Post by meatballfulton » Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:14 pm

Hot on the heels of the Voyager RME announcement comes this in an email I got from Moog today:
After 13 years & 14,000 instruments, production of the Minimoog Voyager is coming to an end. Moog will lovingly handcraft 600 final units of the Minimoog Voyager at their factory in downtown Asheville, NC before saying goodbye.
So no more Minimoogs of any kind. Stock up now.

Notice the numbers: 14,000 Voyagers in 13 years. The numbers for the Model D were just over 12,000 in 11 years.
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Re: Goodbye Minimoog Voyager

Post by enomis » Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:17 pm

I saw this too. I keep wondering why though. Seems like it leaves a big hole in the Moog product line.
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Re: Goodbye Minimoog Voyager

Post by jaypodesta » Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:24 pm

I am amazed by this. What exactly are they planning on selling in the future? Minifoogers in a variety of different finishes.

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Re: Goodbye Minimoog Voyager

Post by wiss » Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:39 pm

Not too surprised by this, it was a great run, and I want to assume they are going to create a new minimoog.
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Re: Goodbye Minimoog Voyager

Post by nathanscribe » Wed Sep 30, 2015 10:55 pm

To be fair, that's a good production run and it's probably time to change. I doubt they'll be abandoning the quality mono market, and I also doubt they'll only stick with the Sub 37, which was supposed initially at least to be a 'limited' run. It'll be interesting to see what they do next.

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Re: Goodbye Minimoog Voyager

Post by megamanx » Thu Oct 01, 2015 12:17 am

minimoog reissue? they did reissued their modular synths, so why not...

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Re: Goodbye Minimoog Voyager

Post by Stab Frenzy » Thu Oct 01, 2015 4:01 am

jaypodesta wrote:I am amazed by this. What exactly are they planning on selling in the future? Minifoogers in a variety of different finishes.
I imagine within 6 months we'll see another premium mono from them.

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Re: Goodbye Minimoog Voyager

Post by Reginator » Thu Oct 01, 2015 10:45 am

I really enjoy my Voyager. I have a tendency to overuse it because of how easy it is to dial up something that sounds great. However I have 5 mono synths now. It would be nice to see a new poly synth from Moog, but I won't get my hopes up.

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Re: Goodbye Minimoog Voyager

Post by Percivale » Thu Oct 01, 2015 12:49 pm

Good bye.

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