MATRIXSYNTH: Vintage Saarang Electronic Tambura Tanpura Drone Synth Synthesizer Radel TBR 8



Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Vintage Saarang Electronic Tambura Tanpura Drone Synth Synthesizer Radel TBR 8





via this auction

Runs on 6 C batteries and for having such a small speaker can get loud, it also has a 1/8' mono speaker outlet on the side. Radel Saarang Electronic Tanbura

The 'Saarang' produces the plucked sound of a conventional stringed tambura (tanpura) used for classical Indian music. The sound is produced electronically without the use of any strings. The 'Saarang' plays by itself and does not need a person to play it, you just adjust pitches and speed.

Pitch tunable by more than octave and covers the range of male as well as female voices - from lower A to higher C (lower 6 to higher 1, Karnatic system or lower White 6 to higher White 7, Hindustani System).

1 comment:

  1. Hey, I have this model. Here is what this shruti box is supposed to sound like for any key it's in. Pa means 5th note of the scale. Sa and Sa in the middle mean the first note of the scale, but higher than the 5th note. And the sa at the end is the first note of the scale, but lower than the 5th note. Here's a link to the audio of what it's supposed to sound like:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PLBp-nV9GzSyj0Ghzo_CF4EOTr3o1EXK/view?usp=drivesdk

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