Minimoog Pitch Wheel Service Kit

The Minimoog – a true legend. A legend that’s often a little out of tune, to be exact. This may be caused by the VCOs (responsible, admittedly, for that characteristic vintage sound), but is in the main a result of the primitive construction of the pitch wheel. Virtual Music has now put a service kit on the market which enables the player to permanently correct the “out-of-tune” state caused by that pitch wheel.

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Always “a little off” …

The use of the pitch wheel often automatically results in an out-of-tune state because the wheel doesn’t completely return to zero (to be exact, that zero does not exist). There’s a plausible reason for this. It’s caused by slight inaccuracies in the construction components – unfortunately normal for Minimoog.

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Back to zero, please …

Virtual Music has an elegant solution for this problem. Its kit supplies the pitch wheel – in its middle position – with an electronic “zero” point. A small area of tolerance, that, despite slight movements of the wheel, allows for pitch maintenance. After installation, Minimoog is always perfectly in tune despite all those pitch wheel acrobatics.

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Pitch Wheel Service Kit

The upgrade consists of a small circuit board and a detailled installation manual. Installation and adjustment are easy and can be done in 30 minutes. Just solder 4 cables and open 3 screws …

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Minimoog Pitch Wheel Service Kit
Price: 83 Euro,–

Info:
http://virtual-music.at

Order form:
http://www.virtual-music.at/download/pdf/VM_synth_order.PDF

Contact:
http://www.virtual-music.at/webseiten_e/top/kontakt.htm

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