Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments

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Buchla 200e

Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments is a manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, synthesizers and unique MIDI controllers. The company was originally founded as Buchla & Associates by synthesizer pioneer Don Buchla in 1963 in Berkeley, California.

At the January 2012 NAMM show, Buchla & Associates announced new ownership and investment in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of Buchla products and the development of an expanded product line, retaining Don Buchla as Chief Technology Officer, with the company moving forward under the name Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments.[1]

Products

1963
100 series Modular Electronic Music System
1970
200 series Electric Music Box
1971
500 series, the first digitally controlled analog synthesizer
300 series, microprocessor controlled
1972
The Music Easel, a portable performance oriented instrument
1978
The Touché
1982
400 series
1987
700 series
1990
Thunder, controller
1991
Lightning, controller
1996
Lightning II
1999
Marimba Lumina, controller
2000
Marimba Lumina 3.5, controller
2001
Marimba Lumina 2.5, controller
2002
The Piano Bar
2004
200e series

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