Roland Jupiter-8 Classic Vintage Analogue Polyphonic Synthesiser Serviced! 240V

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Roland Jupiter-8 Classic Vintage Analogue Polyphonic Synthesiser Serviced! 240V

The Roland Jupiter-8 was produced between 1981 and 1984. Since then, it has arguably become the pinnacle of professional analogue synthesisers.

Featuring 16 rich analog oscillators (2 per voice), eight-voice polyphony, and intuitive programming, this synth delivers exceptionally thick and lush analogue sounds. 

The Jupiter-8 is the largest and most powerful of the Jupiter and Juno series. With cross-modulation, oscillator sync, a robust LFO, and a classic arpeggiator, it's loaded with features. The resonant analog low pass filter offers 2-pole (12 dB/oct) or 4-pole (24 dB/oct) modes, plus a separate high-pass filter.

The Roland Jupiter-8 has been a staple in the music industry for over 40 years, featuring in some of the most iconic tracks across various genres. Renowned artists such as Prince, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Underworld, Herbie Hancock, Moby, Deadmau5, Calvin Harris, The 1975, The Chemical Brothers, Jean Michel Jarre, Stevie Nicks, Goldfrapp, Chromeo, Mac Miller, The Prodigy, Danny Carey (Tool), Lady Gaga, ABBA, Queen, Kate Bush, Duran Duran, Kate Pierson (B-52's), Alicia Keys, Depeche Mode, Air, Nero, RJD2, and many more. 


Condition:

  • This is a used unit. 

  • Physically this unit is in good condition for a synth of this age. There is some obvious signs of general wear like some marks, nicks scratches and surface oxidisation. Some bits of text and other decals have rubbed off in some places. The button cap colours are still mostly nice and bright! Some of the little LED bulbs have been replaced and a couple are larger than the others. There is a medium sized dent in the back. Please ensure to see all photos. Overall it is a still a nice synth. Please see all photos. 
  • This Jupiter-8 has undergone a major service. Although not physically perfect, we can confirm this unit is electronically in excellent condition. It has no faults to note and sounds great! The service included the following: 
    - Deep clean inside and out.
    - Cleaning off old slider gaskets and replacing with brand new ones
    - Refurbish potentiometers. Replace 2 x slide pots with EAV replacements.
    - Replace all faulty tact switches
    - Replace faulty LED bulbs
    - Repair and service PSU
    - Replace all broken keys
    - Install brand new memory battery
    - Diagnose and repair all electronic faults. Replace all faulty components
    - Full electronic calibration to factory specifications. 
  • This unit is a factory delivered 240V model. This means it is ready to plug and play within Australia, New Zealand and some other countries around the world. If you purchase from overseas you MUST use this synthesiser with a step-up transformer. If you are unsure please get in touch. 

  • This Jupiter-8 is ready to plug and play! It powers on with an IEC cable. This cable is included for Australian and New Zealand buyers. 

  • This unit will have a one year back to base warranty. The customer is responsible for getting the unit to and from Lofi Music. Repairs will be free of charge. Please note the warranty does not cover drops, spills or misuse. After the warranty expires we will offer support and discounted servicing on this item. 

Specifications:

KEYBOARD
61 Key (5 octave)

VCO MODULATOR
LFO Mod
ENV Mod
Mod Switch (VCO-1/Both/VCO-2)
Pulse Width Mod
PWM Mode Switch (LFO/Manual/ENV-1)

VCO-1
Waveform
Range (16 / 8 / 4 / 2)
Cross Mod

VCO-2
Waveform
Range (16-2)
Range (Normal/Low Freq)
Fine Tune (+50 cent)
Sync (On/Off)

MIXER
Source Mix (VCO-1, VCO-2)

HPF
Cutoff Frequency

VCF
Cutoff Frequency
Resonance
Slope Selector (-12dB/oct / -24dB/oct)
ENV Mod
ENV Selector (ENV-1 / ENV-2)
LFO Mod
Key Follow (0-120%)

VCA
Level
LFO Mod (0, 1, 2, 3)

ENV-1
Attack Time (1mS-5S)
Decay Time (1mS-10S)
Sustain Level (0-100%)
Release Time (1mS-10S)
Key Follow (On/Off)
Polarity (Normal/Inverse)

ENV-2
Attack Time (1mS-5S)
Decay Time (1mS-10S)
Sustain Level (0-100%)
Release Time (1mS-10S)
Key Follow (On/Off)

LFO
Waveform
Rate (0.05Hz-40Hz)
Delay Time (0-4S)

VOLUME BALANCE
(Upper, Lower)

MASTER TUNE BUTTON
(+50 cent)
(Compu Tune)

ARPEGGIO
Rate (1Hz-20Hz)
Clock Selector (Int/Ext)
Range (1, 2, 3, 4)
Mode (Up, Down, U&D, Random)

ASSIGNER
Mode (Solo, Unison, Poly-1, Poly-2)

HOLD
Lower Hold
Upper Hold

KEY MODE
Dual, Split, Whole

PANEL MODE
Lower, Upper

PATCH NUMBER
Display (7 Segment LED x 4)

PATCH MEMORY
Patch Number Button (64 memory)
Manual Button
Patch Preset Button (8 preset)
Write Button
Memory Protect Indicator

TAPE MEMORY
Dump Button
Verify Button
Load Button
Data Check Indicator

PORTAMENTO
Time
Mode (Upper Only/Off/On)

BENDER
Bender Lever
VCO Bend Sensitivity
VCO-1 Bend SW
VCO-2 Bend SW
VCF Bend Sensitivity
VCF Bend SW

LFO MOD
On/Off Button
Rise Time
VCO Mod Sensitivity
VCO Mod SW
VCF Mod Sensitivity
VCF Mod SW

REAR PANEL

AUDIO OUT
Upper (Balanced, Imp=600 ohm, 0 dBm)
Lower (Balanced, Imp=600 ohm, 0 dBm)
Upper (Unbalanced, Imp=1 kohm, 0 dB/-20 dBm)
Mix (Unbalanced, Imp=1 kohm, 0 dBm/-20 dBm)
Lower (Unbalanced, Imp=1 kohm, 0 dBm/-20 dBm)
Level (0 dB/-20 dB)
Phones Jack (8 ohm Stereo)
Phones Level (L/M/H)

EXT CONTROL
Hold
Portamento
VCF
VCA

ARPEGGIO CLOCK
Input Jack (1 step/1 pulse)
DIN
Beat Selector

HIGHEST NOTE
CV Out (0-5V)
Gate Out (Off:OV, On:15V)

TAPE MEMORY
Load
Dump

MEMORY PROTECT
(On/Off)

DIMENSION
1063(W) x 485(D) x 120(H) mm

WEIGHT
22 kg

POWER
90 W

Postage:

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

The postage cost has been set high as we will need to insure this item to its full value for shipping. Please contact us before purchase so we can organise a direct quote as costs are subject to change. 

Pick up is FREE and welcome. We are based around the Central Coast and Sydney.

We would would be open to meeting somewhere in the middle to drop it off. Please organise this with us prior to purchase. 

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. 

Return Policy:

We do not accept returns for incorrect purchase or change of mind. 

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.

** If you buy this item and change your mind there will be a restocking fee to cover the non refundable fees incurred by the payment providers. This can be up to 10% of the cost of the item. This could be anywhere from $1000 to $3519 AUD **

The Lofi Music Team have been providing professional audio solutions, restoration and repairs in the Sydney and Central Coast area for over ten years. Please see our very positive feedback and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions about this item or any other awesome synths you find in our store!