Clavioline: early synthesizer

I put my Gibson Clavioline on eBay yesterday.  My back room is full of keyboards to fix, I just bought an expensive piece of gear (and several cheap pieces), need to replenish the hobby money and I just don’t see myself getting around to fixing this thing any time soon.

The Clavioline is basically a primitive mono synthesizer with presets and some variations on each preset.  The chassis was designed to bolt under the keyboard of a piano, to give the piano player a little something extra in the sound generating department.  ‘Runaway’, ‘Telstar’ and ‘Baby, You’re a rich man’ are the most famous instances of Clavioline in popular music.

Simple as that.  Rocker switch toggles for tone presets, effects etc, sliders for octave I believe and sprung plastic keys.

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