Tim Orr

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Tim Orr in the London College of Furniture's 16-track music studio.

Tim Orr a designer of synthesizers, later working as an electronic design consultant.[1]


B.Sc. University of Southampton.[2]


Tim Orr did electronic design work for Electronic Music Studios from 1972 until 1977, followed by working at Akai and then taught electronic instrument design at the London College of Furniture.[1][3]

He wrote several articles published in Electronics Today International and other magazines, including three synthesizer projects which were sold as kits by Powertran electronics.[4][3]

Electronic music designs

EMS gear

Magazine articles


  1. ^ a b The People, EMS: The Inside Story by Graham Hinton, 8 Aug 1998
  2. ^ Electronic Sound Synthesizer, Wireless World, Aug 1973
  3. ^ a b Vintage Synthesizers: Groundbreaking Instruments and Pioneering Designers of Electronic Music Synthesizers by Mark Vail, Backbeat Books, 2nd Revised edition, Jun. 2000, ISBN 0-87930-603-3, p. 61
  4. ^ Powetran advert, Wireless World, June 1981, p87
  5. ^ a b All About EMS: Part 2 by Gordon Reid, Sound On Sound, Dec 2000

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