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Re: Oberheim Discovery

Post by synthparts » Thu Dec 18, 2014 11:46 pm

Probably not a great idea... SEMs aren't really gonna track 8 octaves in tune...
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Re: Oberheim Discovery

Post by lnerell » Thu Dec 18, 2014 11:51 pm

madtheory wrote:This would be worth a lot. I've never ever seen an 88 note SEM keyboard.
Actually that is a 96 note keyboard. Yes probably two four voice keyboards put together. I bet it was two four voice Oberheims before they were disassembled. I tried to do something similar back in the 80s when I had 3 four voices. :lol:
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Re: Oberheim Discovery

Post by CZ Rider » Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:00 am

Discovering an 8 voice polysynth in an attic/loft is quite a find. Usually something like that would be covered in years of dust/dirt. Those photos look like it was never stored away for long? That attic dust gets everywhere, especially after many years of sitting.
Never found anything that rare in an attic. Did find Grandma's old Yamaha organ. Not sure how it got up there as it is very heavy, but it had a coating of dirt and dust even though is was covered.
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Took a peek inside. Looks nice for an old Yamaha. Wonder what those old Yamaha organs are worth today?

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Re: Oberheim Discovery

Post by Ashe37 » Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:11 am

Um, not an organ...

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Re: Oberheim Discovery

Post by Sir Ruff » Fri Dec 19, 2014 3:57 am

Ashe37 wrote:Um, not an organ...
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Re: Oberheim Discovery

Post by fh991586 » Fri Dec 19, 2014 4:42 am

Available for sale:
-Chamber of Sounds Jupiter III (mk1) & Jupiter T (mk1)
-The Complete DX7- Howard Massey (with original enclosed sounds on soft disks)

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Re: Oberheim Discovery

Post by Alex E » Fri Dec 19, 2014 5:56 am

Wow, that's a lot of SEMs! Amazing find!

That keyboard controller looks so strange! :shock:

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