Oberheim OB-8(1984/USA) + factory MIDI + original manual

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Klassic Keys GB
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                                          Made in USA circa 1984, here we have a fantastic working example of one of the most desirable polysynths of all time, Oberheim OB-8. This was the final model in the OB range, only 3,000-ish ever made 1983-1985, and has the most features, including arpeggiator, "page 2" advanced editing, for example. 120 program memory ( + splits/dual), factory-installed MIDI (vital!) add extreme clout to the huge/fat sounds that only Oberheim can supply, with 8 voice (stereo) polyphony and uncomplicated new sound creation hand in hand with subtractive analogue synthesis, its simply one of the best synths ever made. Lots of movie soundtracks used OB-8s. Prince/Police/Pet Shop Boys etc were avid users...Dims are 103 x 53 x 16(H) cms. Weight is 17 kgs.
This particular one (rev B5/final spec) is now working 100%, after pro servicing by Klassic Keys GB's expert tech. See pix. She tunes up well, and is very stable. All notes trigger EVERY time. NO scratchy pots/switches. All scaling & calibration is bang-on, including correctly set-up paddles (which have unusually nice springs).  Overall condition is excellent...see pix. This has to be the BEST OB-8 we have ever had the pleasure of handling. That is no lightweight statement....... actually set up in my personal lounge...switched on every few days to keep the circuits flowing....so pretty to look at too...love it, love it, love it.......                      
 "Jump", by Van Halen (bless, Eddie...) is an easy-find example of the Oberheim sound (it was an OB-Xa,, little difference...). There are plenty of demos on You Tube.... Export price (outside of EU) is £5832.27. UK price (inc VAT) is £6999. FREE delivery (mainland) UK.  Anywhere else, just tell us where you are, and speedy send quote will be supplied.....we ship (nearly) world-wide. The OB-8 has a dual-voltage 120/220V switch, so no problems in that department. An original manual will be included. There are some cool patches on board...some factory ones....and lots of room for YOUR custom sounds......Its right here in England, and ready to go. You pay for what you get, it is said. So get this synth; it will increase in value in the future. It is therefore an investment.  Klassic Keys GB have now rescued/fixed & re-sold ten Oberheims (OB-SX/OB-Xa & OB-8) over the past three years. NONE have had to repaired, such is the quality of service.....so buy with confidence. We will cheerily give you 6 months full guarantee......

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