MATRIXSYNTH: Akai MPC 3000 "SP Custom" by GhostInMPC

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Akai MPC 3000 "SP Custom" by GhostInMPC

via this auction

This one was spotted and sent in via M Me.

"This unit has been refurbished and upgraded to work properly and look good. It is not mint and that´s been acknowledged in the selling price.

One of the four SP Custom units GhostInMPC has made was sold in Japan recently for approximately 3162 US Dollars (about 2800 Euros).

You won´t see these for sale often! EUROPE ONLY! ASK FOR SHIPPING!

- Custom Vailixi 3.50 operating system chips for this specific serial number and "SP Custom" unit. (see pictures)
- Brand new ultra bright LED screen.
- Black wood sides and armrest by Audiocustom pl. The wood side panels are a few millimetres shorter than originals so I am including the plastic sides as well.
- Brand new 32mb maximum ram installed for maximum sampling time
- Installed Jazzcat custom internal SCSI cable for internal zip/SCSI device. Allows you to have the external back port SCSI interface function simultaneously with internal SCSI device.
- Installed 3.5 disk power cable extension cord for easy installation and powering of internal SCSI devices.
- button decals (see pictures)
- Installed internal iomega Zip 100 drive. (Will include zip disk)
- Step down power transformer for European power specifications.
- Fixed a typical Akai MPC 3000 fault: Noise in headphone outputs fixed and removed by qualified technician.
- All tact switches replaced by a qualified technician. Works like new.
- Power supply updated by a qualified technician.
- New pad sensor installed
- New SCSI fuse installed.
- A/D converter board fixed and inspected by a qualified technician.

Happy bidding!

PS. This machine looks beautiful next to a E MU SP 1200 black reissue! ;)"

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