MATRIXSYNTH: Oberheim OB-8



Thursday, September 22, 2022

Oberheim OB-8


video upload by bcastromusic



via this auction

Pics of the inside below.

"OB-8 from our collection in excellent condition. The synth has been extremely well cared for and maintained. There are numerous pictures included - including closeups showing any scratches & imperfections on the unit.

January 1984 Build - Serial Number 034227
Latest Firmware B5 w/ Factory MIDI
All ECO's completed - It's a late build so only ECO's #440 & #441 needed to be completed
Bender board replaced w/ our custom assembly (original part included in sale)
All electrolytic capacitors replaced. Main PSU filter caps replaced w/ Mallory parts. All other supply voltage related caps replaced w/ premium Panasonic FC & Nichicon UPW-series 105c parts. All audio capacitors replaced w/ Panasonic ECA-series parts.
All Op amps replaced w/ new Texas Instruments parts.
All TTL & CMOS IC's replaced w/ new Texas Instruments parts.
All audio jacks replaced w/ new Amphenol parts.
All new molex headers.
All zinc-plated hardware replaced w/ 18-8 stainless steel parts (nuts, washers, screws etc..) .
All aluminum standoffs replaced. Hinged standoffs replaced.
End panel screws & washers replaced w/ new parts.
Panasonic keybed cleaned.
Bender board collet knobs replaced w/ brand new Elma parts.
Rubber feet still intact (they used a stick-on door stop for feet and they are often missing)."

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