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 Make New England Digital
 Model Synclavier 3200, MIDINet, MacII N/W
 Description We had hoped to have this ready for this auction, but we haven't managed it. **It is sold as seen, needing some servicing.** When we tried switching it on there was no +-15V rail. Clearly it is likely to need a bit more work than just sorting that out.

Looking inside and outside this machine you can see why it was insanely expensive. Somewhere between $100,000 and $250,000, possibly a lot more. Chris Meyer's excellent Music Technology article from 1989 states that RAM cards alone were $10K each. This example, designed to be used with any MIDI master keyboard, is in very good cosmetic condition, and comes with NED's re-badged Macintosh II with 16-inch monitor and keyboard, trackball, and the much-vaunted MIDINet box (with eight MIDI INs and 8 OUTs). Plus all cabling as seen. The locks were picked - no key available.

An iconic instrument, either as it is, as a great addition to a museum collection or serviced as a working vintage sample/synthesiser (some of the sounds coming out of a vintage Synclavier in the past are still as good as any I ever heard). Unless we can deliver by hand in the UK, this will need to be palletised (80GBP) for shipping.

NB lot 25752 is a heavy duty transformer (ordinary 230-110V transformers are nowhere near powerful enough for the Synclavier) which would be good for this and could be added to the pallet for no extra charge.

 Age n/a
 Weight n/a
 Condition Very good
 Location Uk (Item is at Vemia Uk)
 Vat Not from a VAT-registered business. But VAT / duty may be due if importing from outside your trade bloc.
 Quantity 1 item is available from the owner
 Options User manual : No
  Service manual : No
  First owner : No
  Original boxes : No
 Plug type Usa standard plug
 Voltage type Internal 110V power supply
 Status Item has been sold or not sold in a previous auction
 Sale type The item is on the auction rooms
 Ending on 12/11/2022
 Category Sampling Workstation 
 Serial number Unknown
 Sphere reference # 25045
 Statistics Created on : 10/10/2022 
Changed on : 11/11/2022 
  Published on : 11/11/2022
  Displayed : 1709 time(s) by members and guests  
Safety All electrical items sold in VEMIA are deemed to be trade sales. No warranty of electrical safety is given or implied. Many items are vintage and would not pass current electrical safety standards. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that items are safe to use in their future environment - if necessary by using the services of a professional.


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The following section gives you the prices as well as shipment and payment conditions associated with the item. Payment is always requested in GBP. Converted price is shown for information and converted with Sphere standard currency rate.

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 Start price 2950 GBP
 Converted price (1) 2950 GBP
 Shipment International or local shipment to pay
 Packing costs 80 GBP
 Payment Full pre payment needed
 Auction bid step 20 GBP
 Auction highest bid 3050 GBP
 Converted highest bid 3050 GBP
 Leader or winner supertrip9
 (1) Currency conversion Note that conversion rates were last adjusted on 5th October 2022 at 10:56 CET. They are there to give you a rough guide to the bid price in your currency. Please check for a more up-to-date conversion at The bid price will be the actual price in pounds (GBP) at the moment the auction closes. This will be roughly converted to your currency for your information.

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