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Famous monophonic synthesizer in semi-modular format. Produced 1971-1980. Various models: 2600: Blue Marvin (it was blue) 1971 Filter 4012 Osc 4011 keyboard 3604 2600C: Grey Meany (keyboard 3604C) only 35 pieces made 2600P: (four versions) grey-black (keyboard 3604P) 4012 filter 1: 4017 oscillator 2: 4027 oscillator 3: 4027-1 oscillator (noisy but stable) 4: 4027-1 2601: (three versions) 1: 4012 and 4027-1 grey 2: 4072 filter with error and 4027-1 orange-black 3: 4072 filter with error and 4027-1 orange-black Oscillators: 3 VCOs: VCO 1 saw / sqr; VCO 2 saw / sqr / tri / pulse / sine VCO 3 saw / sqr / pulse (Model 4011 VCO on early 2600s, replaced by Model 4017 VCO, replaced by Model 4027 & 4027-1) White Noise Gen: Continually variable from LF to pink to white (Model 4016 Noise Gen replaced by Model 4022) LFO: patchable Model 4015 with S&H Filter: 24 dB Lowpass, resonance capable. Model 4012 VCF (1970-76) Model 4072 VCF (1976-81) Ring modulator: AC or DC coupled VCA: Envelope 1 ADSR, Envelope 2 AR (lin/exp) envelope follower. Model 4010, later Model 4019 Effect: Spring reverb Remote keyboard 49 keys (Models 3601, 3604, 3620) Arp/Seq Model 1601 sequencer

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Depeche Mode early 80's Setup?

For the MC-4, someone above said it was used to synch ARP 2600 with Korg KR-55. Vince had been quoted to have been furious his Kawai 100-f not working with the MC-4. Alan, while not in the band at this time, has also said it was used on "Speak and Spell". Thank you very...

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Behringer VP 330 Vocoder clone

Hi Tricera, that's a fair point but frankly it doesn't really matter to us. Allow me to explain the motivation behind our synth journey: After 30 years of running a business, I decided to fulfill my lifelong dream - to build all the synths and drum machines I could never afford when I was a kid....

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Incredible Synth Performances

...ears once more with those classic vintage electronics sounds (both analog and digital in this case) - Polymoog, Arp 2600, Arp Odyssey, Prophet 5, Korg MS20, Mellotron, Hammond B3 organ, Yamaha CP80 piano – and with that instantly recognizable Roland CR-78 drum machine (as used by Genesis in Duke and by Phil Collins in...

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