The greatest eBay category in the world, ever!

Of all the categories in all the eBays across the world, surely there's no finer category than 'Analoge Instrumente' on German eBay. It's a treasure trove of goodness, like item #160059220196 - this beautiful Mini Pops preset drum machine, made in 1969 by Keio Electronic Lab, which became Korg. Used by Jean Michelle Jarre (not this actual one) and yours for €99.
Elsewhere in 'Analoge Instrumente' right now, item 300055121568 is a great looking bit of weirdo vintage lab/music gear. It looks to me like a delay/reverb, but the seller says it works best as a fuzz box on his Moog. And item 250057054580 is a breathtakingly awesome-looking CRB Computer Band - which seems to be an old drum machine covered in buttons and switches, with two octave keyboard. Sort of like a MonoMachine. There's boards to build a 303 clone, leaflets about Theremins from 1930s Berlin, a super-rare MC-8 Microcomposer... Why can't every eBay category be like this?


Comments:
thanks a lot for posting this. I was able to identify the mini pops that's bolted to an organ i just tried the other day. That donca matic sounds great! Never thought it was from 1969, i was more thinking of 1979 when i heard it!
 
whooo, I love the computer band !
 
the person selling the 'mini-pops' was quite a dab hand at taking beautiful macro photos too. very nice.
he should publish a g3arPr0n book.
 
I have an MC-8. I am looking for
the mythical cable that attached the
output module to it. Any helpers?
 
The first entry I saw was a Korg MS2000 R, that isn't an R model and it's not analogue, they are digital.
 
oh yeah...
one of the best web's kept secrets..
pure kling-klang feeling...
 
I guess it's the meeting of Korg's first and second lines in some sort of organ accessory. There were a whole bunch of different minipops models without the Doncamatic line name. And the original (non-minipops) doncamatics were fairly huge and had a rotating wheel inside with the various patterns.

Jarre used the (non-"doncamatic" branded) Korg Minipops 7 which has some peculiar latin sounds that afaik didn't make it into other models.
 
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