Mint Case – New Synth Cases & Side Panels for Vintage Synths

Title says it all. You can find them on Reverb here.

Current list of supported synths:

Roland JX-3P
Korg Polysix
Korg Mono/Poly
Korg Poly61
Oberheim OB-8
Oberheim Expander
Octave Kitten

Vintage Octave Plateau Voyetra 8 SN M04818

via this auction

“The Voyetra 8 is a Polyphonic 8 voice rack mountable synthesizer with 2 VCOs per voice. This unit has been refurbished by Jeff Blenkinsopp of The Analogue Lab, who was a part of the original design team on the Voyetra. The unit works perfectly, sounds great, and will include a 3 pin to 5 pin midi cable.

Polyphony – 8 voice
Oscillators – 2 VCOs per voice (saw, sine, sqr, pw)

Octave CAT SRM Synthesizer | Original 1977 Soundsheet / Flex-Disc

Published on Sep 19, 2019 Alex Ball

“A bit of a different upload this week, but I think it’s good to mix things up.

Whilst working on my documentary about ARP Instruments I got the opportunity to speak to David Frederick (aka Dave Fredericks) who was one of the key people who worked there from 1970 – 1976.

His full role will be told in the film, but in a nutshell, David’s background was as a

Octave Cat Analog Synthesizer (non SRM)

via this auction

“Very rare Octave Cat synth (rev A – not SRM version) for sale. This version is the rarest version of this synth, with discrete low pass filter consisting of CA3080 OTAs. Sounds amazing!

This one has been fully gone through by one of So Cal’s best synth techs! Here’s a list of the services it has received:

All new keyboard bushings

All new gold plated CV and Gate Buss Bars

Octave Voyetra 8 Sound Collage by Protek

“A collage of sounds that were made with the amazing Octave Plateau Voyetra 8. One of the best analog polysynths, IMO. Fortunately, I owned the latest rev. so the synth was trouble-free. It’s keyboard (VPK-5) could be a little stiff-feeling at times but the aftertouch and velocity sensitivity of it made it a unique part of playing the Voyetra. Definitely not an easy synth to program. I found it

Vintage Octave Electronics – The Cat Analog Music Synthesizer model 1853 SN A1047

via this auction