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ARP Solina String Ensemble Model SE-IV

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    Description
    The ARP String Ensemble, also known as the Solina String Ensemble, is a fully polyphonic multi-orchestral synthesizer with a 49-key keyboard, produced by Eminent BV (known with Solina brand), distributed by ARP Instruments, Inc. from 1974 to 1981. The sounds it incorporates are violin, viola, trumpet, horn, cello and contrabass. The keyboard uses 'organ style' divide-down technology to make it polyphonic. The built-in chorus effect gives the instrument its famous sound.

    The core technology is based on the string ensemble section of the Eminent 310 electronic organ in 1972, manufactured by the Dutch company Eminent BV. The main oscillator consists of twelve discrete tone generators with octave divide-down to provide full polyphony; and the built-in chorus effect utilizes bucket-brigade devices (BBDs) controlled by two LFOs to create the characteristic vibrato.
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    Architecture
    Type: Analog
    Synthesis: Divide Down
    Oscillators
    Oscillators: 1
    Waveforms: Pulse, Saw Up, Square
    Oscillator Notes:
    Tones: violin, viola, trumpet, horn, cello, contrabass
    Envelopes
    Envelopes: 1
    Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
    Filters
    Filters: 1
    Types: Resonance
    LFO
    LFO: 2
    LFO Parameters: Triangle
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 49
    Timbrality: 1
    Tuning: Standard
    Patches
    Patches RAM: 1
    Editing: CV
    Effects
    Chorus
    Case
    Case: Keyboard
    Keyboard: 49 keys, Non-weighted, Plastic
    Controls: Faders
    Connections
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Mono Out
    CV Ports: Gate In
    Production
    Year Released: 1974
    Year Discontinued: 1981
    Used By
    Herbie Hancock, George Clinton, Elton John, Rolling Stones, The Buggles, Rick Jame, George Harrison, Bee Gees played, Stevie Wonder, Pink Floyd, Brian Eno, The Cure, Gorillaz, The Chameleons, The Carpenters, Joy Division, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Air, Fleetwood Mac
    Manuals & Documents
    Reviews
    Repairs and Support
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    Pricing
    MSRP List Price: $1,295 - convert
    Retail Street Price: $1100 - convert
    Used Price: $600 - $800 - convert
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