is a 9600 undergoing a 240V conversion from 110V. The front door is removed and
the powersupply mounts are removed leaving the rear of the card racks exposed.
A major task as the PSU's are extrememly heavy and they mount from the rear of
the large supporting plates. The entire front half has to be dissassembled.
are also 100s of connections that have to be made correctly if we do not wish
to have indoor pyrotechnics. There is serious power going through one of these
new project being undertaken. A PPSD rebuild in June 2005.
This is a
Synclavier 3200 and a Direct-To-Disk PostPro in one tower
We will add a pictorial
step by step record of this resoration. See also Synclavier II restoration
two pictures show the power supplies and the drives behind the front door.
A total of 5 very high power Switched Mode and 3 Linear PSUs. (One PSU and 8 drives
have been removed prior to the picture)
custom PSMT/PP undergoing diagnostic test.
PSMT/PP real-time audio soak test
unit contains 112 voices plus 16 D-T-D tracks
a total of 232 Military grade 100Khz DACs + 16 FM voices!
9600 in the process of being installed into a custom air-conditioned enclosure
Synclavier II is upgraded from the small case (on top) to the larger flight case
variant (underneath). This conversion was performed for Coldplay to be used on
their newly released album X+Y and enables us to instal later upgrade options.
newly restored ORK (Original Keyboard) installed in a newly built studio
queuing up to be lovingly overhauled and installed in new homes for another 10
years of dedicated hard work
queuing to be lavished with care.
relaxing view from our studio
word of thanks from Benny Andersson that was much appreciated
owners machine being custom built (parts provided by us)
machine fully rebuilt