Oberheim Electronics is a monolith in the world of synthesis and a forerunner in the production and design of synthesizers and electronic instruments. Founded by the legendary Tom Oberheim in 1969 after working as a designer for Maestro, the company was seminal in the evolution of synths as evidenced in the SEM (Synthesizer Expander Module) and ...
Tom Oberheim is an American inventor, instrument designer and electronic music pioneer. From his involvement in the emerging electronic music industry of the 1960’s to the present day, Tom has been a leading figure in synthesizer design and introduced many notable innovations in the electronic music field which have since become universal.
May 17, 2022 · 17 May 2022. Iconic music equipment brand Oberheim Electronics makes its first synth since ceasing production in 1985. The new product, an analogue OB-X8 synth, is an 8-voice polyphonic synth which has featured in the seminal OB-X, OB-Xa, and OB-8 Oberheim products from the 1980s.
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Thomas Elroy Oberheim (born July 7, 1936, Manhattan, Kansas), known as Tom Oberheim, is an American audio engineer and electronics engineer best known for designing effects processors, analog synthesizers, sequencers, and drum machines. He has been the founder of four audio electronics companies, most notably Oberheim Electronics.
Classic Oberheim Pitch and Mod levers allow expressive note bending, vibrato, and access to arpeggiator functions Weight: 32.5 lbs Dimensions: 40.5” L x 16.67” W x 5.87” H Enhancements Additional SEM filter modes add high-pass, band-pass, and notch functions to the classic OB-X filter
Synth Pioneer Tom Oberheim begins designing and manufacturing electronics for Gibson in Santa Monica, California. His Maestro PS-1 becomes the first commercially available phase-shifter, and creates a new sound that defines the early 1970s.