YAMAHA EX-1 Synthesizer/Organ Very Rare! Analog Vintage Retro

Very Good
$17,301.59
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Jazzilla
Bad Emstal, Germany
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2019

About This Listing

This Yamaha EX-1 organ/synthesizer is one of the rarest synthesizers in existence,
as it is rumored that less than a dozen or so were ever built.

Known as the theater version of the ultra rare Yamaha GX-1,
this beautiful instrument packs all the sonic possibilities of a
polyphonic synthesizer and standard organ into one
gigantic and unique package.

The Yamaha EX-1 is the theatre version of the GX-1 as played by Keith Emerson
(with Emerson Lake & Palmer on "Fanfare for the Common Man"),
by Led Zeppelin, Stevie Wonder, Abba, Ekseption
and more recently by Hans Zimmer.

The EX-1 is easily programmed for three overall patches using a slide-out front panel,
and has polyphonic glide and, on the solo keyboard,
a unique side-to-side movement for modulation.

The EX-1 features two fully polyphonic keyboards (with organ tabs and polyphonic analog synthesizer sounds)
which can be slaved together, a top keyboard monophonic analog synthesizer which can be slaved
to the upper organ manual, and a monophonic analog synthesizer bass played from the
included pedals, or slaved to the lower keyboard.

Also included is an analog drum machine, auto chord accompaniment section,
and arpeggiator.

This YAMAHA EX-1 unit is in great condition.

Manufacturing date maybe 1977-1978.

All the knobs, sliders, keys and pedals work perfectly.

Also included are two TX-III tone cabinets with 14x speakers (each), bass pedals and a original matching bench.

The features of this synthesizer are much too extensive to list here.

There are a few videos on YouTube that fully detail all of the capabilities of the EX-1 Just search for "Yamaha EX-1" and prepare to be amazed.

When released in 1977, the EX-1 had a $35,000 price tag.

That's $148,000 today when adjusted for inflation.

Don't miss your chance to get it for much less!

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Listed10 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
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