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2021/45/1 Keyboard instrument with modulation grip, power supply, carry bag and manual, Roland SH-101 monophonic synthesiser', plastics / rubber / metal / electronic components, Roland Corporation, Japan, 1982. Click to enlarge.

'Roland SH-101' monophonic synthesiser with accessories

Made
The Roland SH-101, manufactured from 1982 to 1986, was one of the last monophonic synthesizers. While some other manufacturers were about to release enormously popular and expensive digital synthesizers, Roland’s 101 came in at the more affordable end of the market. Fortunately, it was also a great sounding instrument.

The same year as its release we heard its solid, punchy bass line on the Eurythmics “Sweet Dreams”, played by Annie Lennox. However, the pop charts of the 1980s went on to be …

Summary

Object No.

2021/45/1

Object Statement

Keyboard instrument with modulation grip, power supply, carry bag and manual, Roland SH-101 monophonic synthesiser', plastics / rubber / metal / electronic components, Roland Corporation, Japan, 1982

Physical Description

Roland SH-101 monophonic synthesiser with modulation grip MGS-1 with box, original carrying bag, power supply PSA-100, instructions, and original box.
KEYBOARD: 32 Key, F-scale (keyboard is two full octaves starting and ending on the F key)

Dimensions

Height

80 mm

Width

570 mm

Depth

311 mm

Weight

4100 g

Production

Notes

Manufactured by the Roland Corp. Japan from 1982 through 1986.

History

Notes

The Roland SH101 was manufactured from 1982 to 1986. This example has remained in the country of manufacture and has been kept in a studio or collection where it was well cared for. Retaining its original packaging.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 2021

Acquisition Date

19 May 2021

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Roland SH-101' monophonic synthesiser with accessories 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 December 2021, <https://ma.as/639919>

Wikipedia

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