Restoring a 1930s polyphonic synthesizer

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Restoring a 1930s polyphonic synthesizer

Postby irwin » Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:08 pm

Containing 163 vacuum tubes and over 1,000 custom capacitors, the Novachord weighed nearly 500 pounds and was roughly the size of two spinet pianos.


Amazing. http://discretesynthesizers.com/nova/intro.htm
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Re: Restoring a 1930s polyphonic synthesizer

Postby bwell » Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:38 pm

The folks at Soniccouture sampled this Novachord (and it happens to be on sale through July 3). There is another Novachord restoration done by Dan Wilson of Hideaway Studio in the UK. That machine was also sampled and is available from Hollow Sun.

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