Roland Jupiter-4 Late 70's Classic Vintage Analogue Polyphonic Synthesiser - 240V

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Roland Jupiter-4 Late 70's Classic Vintage Analogue Polyphonic Synthesiser - 240V 

A rare opportunity to own a little piece of synthesiser history. (It sounds good too!)

The Jupiter-4 was first Jupiter synth released by Roland. It was among one of the first poly synthesisers with 4 individual voices which could be synced together for one fat monophonic lead, a pitch wheel that could be assigned to the VCA, VCF, VCO or all together, there are 8 memory locations and a cool arpeggiator - the arpeggiator can be heard in the Duran Duran classic, "Rio". It also has a very slow LFO for those ever-so-long filter sweeps. (Vintage Synth Explorer)

Personally, we love the Jupiter-4 and have kept one in our personal collection. 

This item is listed elsewhere and we reserve the right to end or cancel this sale at any time. 


Condition:

  • This unit has been used. 

  • Physically this unit is in great condition for a 40 year old synth. It shows some signs of general wear from use and age like some small scratches, scuffs and nicks. Nothing major at all. The text is all still clear and legible and overall it is still a nice, vintage piece. Please see photos for further details. 
     
  • This unit has been thoroughly tested. It is 100% fully functional. 

  • This unit has been serviced, this included but is not limited to:

    • Through clean and detail inside and out.

    • Repaired faulty slide potentiometers.

    • Any minor functional issues were rectified and all faulty components have been replaced. 

    • Thorough test of all electronic circuits.

    • Full calibration to factory specifications.

    • Brand new rechargeable lithium battery installed.

  • This unit is a factory 240V model. This means it is ready to plug and play within Australia! If you purchase from overseas you may need a step-up transformer. Please ask if you are unsure. 

Specifications:

Polyphony - 4 voices

Oscillators - 1 VCO per voice (triangle, square, square with PWM) and a switchable on\off sub osc

LFO - 1 LFO (sine, square, ramp up and ramp down)

Filter - HP filter, LP rez filter

VCA - 2 env (ADSR) one for the filter which you can invert, one for the VCA

Effects - Ensemble/Chorus

Arpeg/Seq - Arpeggiator

Keyboard - 49 keys

Memory - None

Control - TRIG IN to control the arpeggiator

Date Produced - 1978/79


Postage:

If you are in a remote area you may incur extra fees. 

International import tax, duty, vat, custom fees or any other charges are not covered by us, nor included in the shipping fees. These are the responsibility of the buyer. Please contact us for a direct quote as the costs at checkout may be incorrect. 

Return Policy:

Returns will only be accepted for manufacture defects / faulty items. Please contact us if you have any problems with your purchase and we will strive to work it out with you.

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