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LinnDrum LM1 1984-1985

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Alan's Gear Depot
Woodbridge, CT, United States
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LinnDrum LM-2 in excellent condition. The NiCd batteries have just been replaced. The fader for the Click track is missing the plastic cap.

It has the original factory patterns loaded and a cassette copy is included.
Also includes the user manual which is in excellent condition and a technical manual with schematics, board layouts, etc. 

Dimensions: 22" x 12" x 4.5"
Weight: 20 lbs

Here is some information about the LM-2 from Wikipedia:

The LinnDrum (also called the Linn LM-2) is a  manufactured by  as the successor to the . It was introduced in 1982 at a list price of $2,995. Approximately 5,000 units were sold between 1982 and 1985. The  was the successor of the LinnDrum.

Its high-quality samples, flexibility and affordability made the LinnDrum popular; it sold far more units than its predecessor (the ) and its successor (the ) combined.  re-used the moniker on the  and the Roger Linn Designs' . The LinnDrum was used on many recordings throughout the 1980s, including international hits such as 's "" and ' "." Much of recording artist 's late 1980's material also featured heavy use of the LinnDrum. His , , , and  albums are examples of this.


The LinnDrum has fifteen 8 bit 28 kHz ~ 35 kHz digitally  drum sounds: bass, snare, rimshot, hihat, crash, ride, three toms, cabasa, tambourine, high and low congas, cowbell, and clap. Like the LM-1, it provided a  for programming rhythm patterns, a built-in mixer and individual output jacks for each sound.

The LinnDrum improved on the  in many ways including: the addition of crash and ride cymbal samples, five external  inputs and the ability to replace built-in sounds with new sounds on EPROM chips. The LinnDrum sampled sounds from 28 to a 35 kHz sample rate. Also, the LinnDrum was $2,000 less than the .

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Listed6 years ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more

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