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 shows some clear signs of wear. This is mostly oxidisation on the surface which has caused the paint to come off. The larger sections where paint has come off is from where the previous owner had stuck sticky tape to it. The side panels also show some wear, like peeling and nicks, most notably on the corners. There are no large dents, signs of spills, drops, amateur repair or parts missing. 

    The text is all still clear and legible and overall it is still a nice, vintage piece. The physical wear does not detract from the use, functionality or sound of this awesome synthesiser. 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.

    • rebuilt and recapped power supply.

    • 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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