25 Jan 2009
RITM 1976....for sale! WOW!
RITM Vintage Analog DRUM MACHINE 1976 Collectors RARE, VERY RARE SOVIET ANALOG BEATBOX, MADE IN USSR .
• This auction drum machine was made in 1976. Serial number: 3117.
• The rhythm box has 20 preset patterns: Foxtrot, Swing, Rock 1-4, Bosanova 1-2, Tango, Habanera, March 1-2, Waltz 1-2, Samba, Bayon, Mambo, Cha-cha, Rumba, Begin.
• 3 control knobs : VOLUME, TIMBRE, TEMPO.
• Power on/off switch.
• Audio OUT comes directly from box on 1/4'' standard jack socket.
• Interesting detail about output - directly from box comes also start/stop pedal. You must press this pedal all time when operate with sound, if You take it off - rhythm stop. This is strange soviet system :)
• Power Supply: 220/240V.
• In addition, a start-and-stop key on panel and a button of style variation are available.
• On a rear panel is located hidden slot with a power AC, power cord, line output cable and pedal.
This drum machine looks excellent for such old unit, overall cosmetic condition is very clean too. It is in excellent working condition and is fully checked before this auction. All pots and switch were serviced, cleared and checked before this auction and are clean on moving.
• This drum synth sounds really interesting with warm analog drum sound. Please notice this is old analog box and small hum noise is coming from outputs. Please check audio demo below.
Full info about RITM specifications and more sounds: RITM Info
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