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Digital synthesiser, made by Fairlight Instruments, Australia, 1985

The Fairlight CMI (Computer Musical Instrument) consists of a central processing unit, a video monitor with attached light-pen, a computer keyboard and a music keyboard. Accessories for the instrument include the floppy disks used to store data, power cords and manuals.
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