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ARP Pro Soloist Model 2701 For Sale.
Meticulously rebuilt & better than the rest!
In an attempt for future-proof this item for its next owner, we paid our tech for 30 hours of highly skilled synth tech wizardry. In addition to repairs, he performed the following restoration work most sellers would never do, which is of course reflected in this instrument's price:
Power supply recapped
Power cord replaced
Cleaned up inside and out
Disassembled, cleaned, lubed and reassembled slide pots
Replaced broken switches
Replaced tantalum capacitors
Cleaned keyboard j-wires
Cleaned bus bar
Fully disassembled keyboard
Cleaned all keys
Replaced keyboard bushings
Replaced keyboard plastic standoffs
Replaced bottom cover with new one
Cleaned bad connections
Replaced aftertouch sensor
This is a really cool monosynth. It's ideal for LEAD SYNTH / solo applications. Want smooth vintage analog sounds without needing a degree in physics? The Pro-Soloist is nice and simple - you can change your sounds with the touch of a button by selecting one of the many funky preset sounds! Some are supposed to be synthesizer sounds, some emulations of acoustic instruments. Fortunately, many of the emulations sound more like vintage synth sounds than the acoustic instruments they were designed to emulate. This is part of the charm of this instrument. The best and most unique feature, in my opinion, is the "touch sensitivity" = aftertouch. With it, you can control pitchbend, wow, growl, brilliance, volume and vibrato depth. There's also a repeat feature and portamento so you can slide between notes.
Ready for sale.