(updated January 2017)
 
New England Digital Synclavier Systems
Fully Restored by Synhouse
 
 Synhouse has far and away the largest inventory of NED systems (50+) and parts in the world.....and has for more than 15 years.


Special Offer:

Fully restored, all original, 100% factory correct 1981 New England Digital Synclavier II with 8 original (additive/FM) synthesizer voices,
32K memory, hand rubbed African Mahogany finish original Synclavier II keyboard,
all original cabling, original famous blue huge Synclavier II manual, all NED factory sounds original supplied with the system,
plus the second factory upgrade library, plus the third factory upgrade library: $3,999.99

This is the exact machine offered for $14,150 in the 1982 price list:


The most recent of these restorations have been taking 100 hours.

Offer posted 8/4/2015 will remain on the website for 30-90 days, or as long as the complete tested part set and rare voice card set remains available, and is subject to prior sale, as every part of this machine is extremely scarce.


Recommended Synhouse upgraded system configurations

Any system anyone would possibly want to pay for can be built by special order, all the way up to the largest NED factory 96-voice Synclavier 9600, and beyond that with custom configurations.

All Synhouse recommended systems below are upgraded considerably from the original NED configuration. All systems include the highest Model D processor, upgraded software, the MIDI Option, a full Macintosh computer/software, and gigantic sound libraries. All systems are available in USA/Japan 115v or 230v European power standards. There is NO extra charge for 230v European power.


Some recommended Synhouse upgraded system configurations:

16 Synclavier II synthesizer voices
$price/availability varies with stock$



16 polyphonic sampling voices
$4,999.99 - All-time best poly Synclavier value
Special availability: One of these was 90%+ built and not needed, so this one can ship much faster than the normal build times, $4,999.99, available now.



8 polyphonic sampling voices + V/PK velocity keyboard
$6,199.99



16 polyphonic sampling voices + V/PK velocity keyboard
$7,299.99 (adds $3,000 V/PK keyboard package to $4,999.99 system for a $700 discount)



Synhouse Reference Standard Synclavier PSMT system with 32 panning polyphonic sampling voices, 100kHz stereo user sampling, V/PK velocity keyboard, and much more
$10,699.99 (this is 4x the system the $4,999.99 system is, at least a $3,250 discount over upgrading the $4,999.99 system to this level)

This is it. The Synhouse Reference Standard Synclavier system is the standard by which all others don't compare. Compare the Synclavier fidelity (100kHz polyphonic sampling providing enhanced precision over the time domain, zero oversampling instrumentation DACs creating hot, open sound that doesn't have the crushed digital CD player sound every Asian box has from Akai to Yamaha, from E-mu to Kurzweil), performance (sync between sequencer tracks, sync relative to external SMPTE time code, MIDI, etc.), professional studio interface capability, number of voices (expandable to 96)/audio channels out (expandable to 32)/MIDI ports (expandable to 32), user interface (160 buttons + many onscreen displays), keyboard workmanship (76 wooden keys, pure optical contactless keyboard mechanism, high gloss ebony or optional finishes such as African mahogany, aluminum/velvet ribbon controller), performance controller expressiveness (Moog pitch/mod wheels, ribbon controller, attack velocity, release velocity, polyphonic pressure sensitivity, inputs for multiple footswitches, pedals, and breath controller), expandability (96 voices and more RAM than anyone has ever been willing to pay for), and the quality of the sound libraries to ANY OTHER electronic music system that has ever existed, past, present, or future.

The Synclavier is still the king at 30.



Synclavier 9600 system with 32 panning polyphonic sampling voices, 100kHz stereo user sampling, V/PK velocity keyboard,
and much more
$11,199.99



Synclavier Tapeless Studio system with 32 panning polyphonic sampling voices and 4 tracks of 100kHz Direct-to-Disk recording with SCSI audio storage, V/PK velocity keyboard, and much more
$12,699.99



Synclavier Tapeless Studio system with 32 panning polyphonic sampling voices and 16 tracks of 100kHz Direct-to-Disk recording with the MaxTrax upgrade with SCSI audio storage, V/PK velocity keyboard, and much more
$14,699.99



Synclavier Tapeless Studio system with 32 panning polyphonic sampling voices and 16 tracks of 100kHz Direct-to-Disk recording with the MaxTrax upgrade with SCSI audio storage, UDIO module for AES/EBU digital domain transfers to other platforms at up to 96kHz, DSP70 Time Scale Modification Option, V/PK velocity keyboard, and much more
$15,699.99


These are just suggested system configurations and anything is possible.

Beyond that, the big poly systems can have more than anyone would want to pay for, 32 or 64 more poly voices up to a total of 96 poly voices, a synthesizer voice expander with up to 32 Synclavier II synthesizer voices making a custom 128-voice system, and extra stand alone 100kHz Direct-to-Disk recording units with tracks in groups of 16, and more.

If your budget is limited, the $4,999.99 machine above is strongly recommended, as it is an excellent value and easily upgradeable to any higher level of equipment.

There are no dead ends in any of these suggested configurations, meaning that no hardware will be obsoleted and discarded in upgrades, because they are already starting at the highest NED hardware level (D processor with all associated cards, Superfloppy, SCSI Winchester, MIDI Option, and the VK Panel option or V/PK velocity keyboard option and the VK Panel option).

It generally takes from 10 to 60 working days to build, burn in, and fully test a system, with 20 working days being the average build time. The build time depends on the system size and number of hardware option subsystems that need to be installed, tested, and burned in.

Most Synhouse systems ship to Western Europe and are exported from LAX/Los Angeles, California.

Studio cartage and setup/tutorial can be provided in Southern California.

If something is to your liking but beyond your immediate budget, Synhouse accepts Visa, MasterCard, Amex, bank wires, or a mix of any of them, and can offer a deposit/layaway plan of 30/60/90 days or more, depending on the total system price.

Please write if you have any requirements or questions.

mail2010@synhouse.com



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