MG-1, Moog @ 30 January 2017, Comments Off

usedmoogmg1 ” Used and working MG-1 vintage synthesizer. No missing parts, knobs, or sliders. Very good condition cosmetically. I received it over 10 years ago. I never opened or serviced it and do not know prior history. Only potential issue I am aware of that I just discovered while playing prior to listing is the Peak EMPH (resonance) pot may need to be replaced, could just be dirty, or I just didn’t have the right settings for it to have any effect. Just disclosing in case it’s an actual issue. I played it very little during my ownership.

It does have a toggle switch and 1/4″ output on the rear that I have not seen on many others. When plugging into the rear 1/4″ output, it seems to bypass the filter, play at full volume (master volume knob has no effect), and the toggle switch is a volume kill switch. Only functions this way when plugging into rear 1/4″ output and toggle switch has no effect when plugging into front 1/4″ output and master volume knob works. I am not sure if these were mods someone performed or optional features at the time as they look like standard features. ” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 30 January 2017, Comments Off

usedmoogmg1 “You are bidding on a great condition MG-1 Synthesizer.

Tested with headphones and everything seems to work

Sold AS IS due to age” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 30 January 2017, Comments Off

usedmg1 “For sale is a Realistic MG-1 (#1271), which is basically a Moog Rogue in disguise. Some people prefer the Rogue, some prefer the MG-1. Like a true synthhead you must obtain both. Purchased this from a friend who has no idea what the mod is and I don’t either. It seems to effect the modulation but I find it confusing. I’ve tried to find the mod on the Internet with no luck. Maybe you can figure it out. The mod is the two knobs and switch on the left side of the keybed, and I believe the input on the front of the synth. In addition to the mod 1/4″ port on the front, this synth has a quarter-inch main output, an aux in, and a quarter-inch for pitch and trigger (CV/GATE) all located on the rear of the synth. It does not have MIDI. The body is also in good condition considering its age.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 23 January 2017, Comments Off

mg1 “Perfect working condition. Amazing true MOOG sound for the low price!” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 23 January 2017, Comments Off

mg1 “You are looking at Vintage 80′s Realistic Synthesizer Concertmate MG-1 *TESTED*! This synthesizer is in VERY GOOD condition. Synthesizer shows some wear but it looks great for being almpost 35 years old!! Scratches on the keys. small bits of wear here and there, etc. One black spot on one key(burn?). Input on front is at a slight angle but is still firmly in place and functions perfectly. ALL keys, switches and dials function perfectly with no extraneous noise. Everything was tested but the “Pitch”, “Trigger” and “Aux In”. “Aux Out” was tested with an external amplifier and it works perfectly. Please see pics provided.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 16 January 2017, Comments Off

mg1 “Realistic Synthesizer by Moog Music – Concertmate MG-1 – Tested and in Working Condidion”
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MG-1, Moog @ 16 January 2017, Comments Off

mg-1 “red light comes on not sure if it works” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 02 January 2017, Comments Off

mg1 “Perfect working condition. Amazing true MOOG sound for the low price!” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 26 December 2016, Comments Off

usedmoogmg1 “Moog Concertmate Synth Synthesizer Tandy Realistic Radio Shack MG-1 Analog

This synth is in amazing cosmetic condition for its age (early 80′s) showing no marks, dings, dents or scratches anywhere.

Unit powers on, rate light blinks from slow to fast. All faders and switches seem to function correctly.

I have neither the knowledge or equipment to test any further so it is being sold in as is condition as a collectible piece. ” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 19 December 2016, Comments Off

used-moogm-g1 “It looks and sounds awesome, especially for it’s age. It has some VERY thin splits in the main face-plate upon close inspection but all the knobs and sliders work perfectly. The keys are perfectly balanced and the wear is minimal. There are only light, barely visible surface marks on he chassis. This a local pickup as it is a consignment here at our brick and mortar shop. Two of the outputs have been removed. Come by and check it out!” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 19 December 2016, Comments Off

mg-1 “You are looking at Vintage 80′s Realistic Synthesizer Concertmate MG-1 *TESTED*! This synthesizer is in VERY GOOD condition. Synthesizer shows some wear but it looks great for being almpost 35 years old!! Scratches on the keys. small bits of wear here and there, etc. One black spot on one key(burn?). Input on front is at a slight angle but is still firmly in place and functions perfectly. ALL keys, switches and dials function perfectly with no extraneous noise. Everything was tested but the “Pitch”, “Trigger” and “Aux In”. “Aux Out” was tested with an external amplifier and it works perfectly. Please see pics provided. ” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 05 December 2016, Comments Off

used-moogmg1 “Vintage 1980′s Realistic by Moog MG-1 Concertmate Analog Synthesizer Great condition , everything works, tested. It is used and vintage .Make sure to pay a close attention to photos. All keys in great shape.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 05 December 2016, Comments Off

usedmg1 “Item is used but is in good working condition, has some scratches on the body.
Comes as shown on pictures,nothing else included.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 21 November 2016, Comments Off

moogmg1 “Realistic Cocertmate Synthesizer by Moog Music. This keybaord is in great shape considering it’s age. All controls work great and the synthesizer has no audio problems. It has had the plastic side panels replaced with wood and it looks factory it is so well done. It has had an auxillary 1/4 inch jack added to the back so that other instruments can be plugged in. I don’t know where in the signal path it inserts at though. These synthesizers were made by Moog Music, I believe they were very similar to the Moog Rogue.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 14 November 2016, Comments Off

usedmoogmg1 “This listing is for a Used-Vintage 1980′s Realistic by Moog MG-1 Concertmate Analog Synthesizer. This synth was made by Moog for Realistic-Radio Shack in the early 1980′s.

This analog synth has been tested (by a novice) and sounds good.

The synth is used but in good shape.

The sliders are in good shape The synth shows some modest cosmetic wear and some cracks in the plastic but works fine.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 14 November 2016, Comments Off

used-moog-mg-1 “Some of the sliders are scratchy, the resonance slider is a little glitchy and sometimes is impossible to get it in the spot sonically where you want it. ( It moves fine though)

It works but that goo inside causes some issues with sliders and pots and all that stuff but it’s still usable and functional as a synth. Great Moog bass sounds. ” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 31 October 2016, Comments Off

moog_mg1 “SOLD AS IS. the synth powers on by i have no way of testing if it works or not and know little about synths to mess with it. Again, SOLD AS IS and absolutely NO RETURNS so bid accordingly.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 24 October 2016, Comments Off

used-moog-mg1 “Everything works perfectly and it sounds awesome! ” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 17 October 2016, Comments Off

used-moog-mg-1 “I have replaced all of the sliders and switches on the panel. I have not replaced the rotary pots. All sliders have their original tops but some are missing the silver inset. 99% of the foam has been REMOVED. It’s almost impossible to get all of it out. I used a razor blade to scrape the inside of the panel to try and remove as much as I could. I used some thinner to remove debris where I scraped. The rotary pots have a little foam on then, I removed as much as I could within reason. I also cleaned the board with some iso-2 very carefully to remove foam and dirt. I did not remove a small amount of rosin solder flux since it’s not corrosive and non-conductive. This can be done without removing the board. I have not done any calibration on the system. The manual is free online and has the correct procedure for this task. The synth sounds fine as it is, so I don’t see any reason why it would need it right now. Pictures below show the progress of the restoration on 9/25/16.

I was employed as a solder-smith many years ago and have soldered thousands of parts, mainly Intel mainframes to mil spec. For the last 34 years I have been in the telephone business and have soldered hundreds (thousands?) of switches, relays, chips, etc. I have also built microphones professionally where soldering must be very precise. I used 60% leaded solder on this restoration because I think it looks and lasts longer.

Everything works well for a 36 year old synthesizer. There are some cosmetic issues and one base plate screw point is missing (I have the screw, but the plastic is missing) there is a key with a chip in it. A bent corner on base plate. There is some surface rust on the inside back of panel and around the jacks. This does not affect functionality.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 17 October 2016, Comments Off

ued-moog-mg1 “Vintage 1980′s Realistic by Moog MG-1 Concertmate Analog Synthesizer Great condition , everything works, tested. It is used and vintage . All keys in great shape.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 17 October 2016, Comments Off

used-moog-mg1 ” This Moog MG-1 plays and sounds great.

Everything works and performs as it should with one exception.

Two of the lower F keys don’t register in poly mode.

Otherwise, everything else is perfect as an old analog can get.

I’ve isolated the problem to the M083B1 octave divider chip.

Once that chip is replaced the synth will be 100%.

One of the keys was repaired at some point.

I’m selling it As-is.

Buyer pays shipping of $50 in the lower 48.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 17 October 2016, Comments Off

used-mg-1 “For sale AS-IS condition Vintage Moog Synthesizer. Makes synth noises except I heard no variation from the noise or bell tone sliders on the right. The output volume comes out and in, the sound from the keyboard detuned itself while holding down an individual note. Makes popping noises sometimes when a key is touched. Might need some capacitors replaced or something.

Includes a really good printed manual with schematics, pictures of the circuit board and lots of info on trouble shooting. Has an RCA to amplifier cord. Cosmetic condition notes, Missing 4 slider knobs, One switch paddle is broken off. Still works if you use a tool to move it, suitable replacement is included. Realistic on the front and rear have a slight purple tint where I removed marker that was obscuring the fact that this is a radio shack item. Took it apart and cleaned all the potentiometer sliders and knobs. No foam present, must have been removed in it’s past. This would be a great keyboard to add some modifications to, like hooking up a sequencer or making it work with a modular synth.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 10 October 2016, Comments Off

mg-1 “Vintage 1980′s Realistic by Moog MG-1 Concertmate Analog Synthesizer Great condition , everything works, tested. It is used and vintage . All keys in great shape.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 03 October 2016, Comments Off

realistic-mg-1 “VINTAGE EARLY 1980′s CONCERTMATE MG-1 SYNTHESIZER BY MOOG FOR REALISTIC (RADIO SHACK). THIS RECENT ESTATE SALE FIND APPEARS TO BE GOOD VINTAGE CONDITION. THE PREVIOUS OWNER SAID THE UNIT IS IN WORKING CONDITION. ALL THE SLIDER KNOBS APPEAR TO BE ORIGINAL AND INTACT WITH THE EXCEPTION OF TWO IN THE FAR RIGHT MIXER AREA. BASCIALLY A NICE VINTAGE UNIT. COSMETICALLY THE UNIT LOOKS VERY GOOD FOR THE AGE.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 03 October 2016, Comments Off

used-moog-mg-1 ” Moog Concertmate MG-1 Vintage Analog Synth Serviced All gooey foam removed with some nice MODS
Synth has been cleaned and serviced. All black goo has been removed. Some new slide pots have been replaced.
Power supply has been reconditioned with all new capacitors and voltage regulators. Film caps on the main board have been replaced too. Comes with a bag of old parts that i replaced as seen in the pics.
LFO mod has been added for slow, fast and the stock speed. Also added 2 PWM control pots for each VCO.
Back panel now has Audio OUT and Audio IN , VCF CV and VCA CV inputs. The trigger in has been changed to a V Trig IN and added 1/8” jacks to accommodate Eurorack modular setup. New slider caps with some of them colored to match the section color of the synth parameters. This synth is alive again and sounds great.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 26 September 2016, Comments Off

mg-1 “Additionally, I did some work on this unti when I got it. I tuned the oscillators across the octave ranges to rectify the drift that occurs with vintage synths. Also, I added a 1/4″ audio out jack to the back of the synth. Consequently it has no headphone out, but it’s much easier to use in most circumstances now. Just plug into an amp and play.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 19 September 2016, Comments Off

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Vintage Moog Synthesizer. Good condition, sounds great. Everything seems to work except I heard no variation from the noise or bell tone sliders on the right. Includes a printed really good manual and an RCA to amplifier cord. Condition notes, Missing 4 slider knobs, One switch paddle is broken off. Still works if you use a tool to move it, suitable replacement is included. Realistic on the front and rear have a slight purple tint where I removed marker that was obscuring the fact that this is a radio shack item. Took it apart and cleaned all the potentiometer sliders and knobs. No foam present, must have been removed in it’s past. This would be a great keyboard to add some modifications to, like hooking up a sequencer or making it work with a modular synth. ” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 05 September 2016, Comments Off

mg1 “If you are checking out this listing you already know how awesome this piece of gear is. This item comes in its original box with all manuals.”
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MG-1, Moog @ 29 August 2016, Comments Off

used moog mg1 “Here I have is a vintage Moog / Realistic MG-1 Synthesizer in good working condition.

The foam inside has been removed and has been cleaned out. The original manual is also included.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 22 August 2016, Comments Off

mg-1 “Realistic Concertmate MG-1 synthesizer by Moog

Has been fully tested and works great

Excellent condition with no missing parts. Also comes in original box with original paperwork. The box itself shows damage but machine was always stored in plastic and a controlled environment. This machine is a 10 out of 10 absolutely flawless and in perfect condition. You will not find a better machine them this. ” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 22 August 2016, Comments Off

used mg1 “This listing is for a Used-Vintage 1980′s Realistic by Moog MG-1 Concertmate Analog Synthesizer. This synth was made by Moog for Realistic-Radio Shack in the early 1980′s. This analog synth has been tested and is working fine and sounds very good. The synth is used but in good shape. The sliders are in good shape and only one slider tip is missing. The synth shows some modest cosmetic wear but works fine.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 22 August 2016, Comments Off

usde moog mg-1 “ested and everything works fine.

Sounds really good for the price. Has some of the original Moog circuitry.

One of the photo’s shows the setting’s for Dr. Dre’s “Dre Day”.

The other setting shows the setting for a sound Ice Cube used in “Bow Down” for Westside Connection.

Has a sound booklet and one other paper that came with it.

Minor scratches from normal wear.

In really good shape.

There is one minor issue. When you slide the Noise slider down, it stops sometimes and in the same place each time. If you keep sliding down it will then go all the way down. But it does not affect the functionality of the synthesizer.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 15 August 2016, Comments Off

used  moog mg-1 “For sale is a realistic concertmate MG-1. The MG-1 is a 2-VCO monophonic/polyphonic analog synth with a genuine 24dB/oct Moog filter.

This has been tested and all knobs and sliders are working in all settings. The only detected problem is that when the tone source is set to keyed – there are 7 keys that do not function.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 15 August 2016, Comments Off

custom used moog mg1 “If you are looking at this, you probably already know all about the MG-1. You will also notice that with the wood panels it is probably also one of the sexiest that you have ever seen!

This unit is in 100% working condition. Every key, knob, and switch is working. The black foam has been removed, and the sliding pots have been cleaned out as well.

This synth was recommend to me by Chris Walla from Death Cab for Cutie when I asked him how he got those nice vintage synth sounds on the Kintsugi album (specifically on the song Black Sun). This synth is amazing! If you like thick 3D Moog sounds, you will love this synth. The filter is definitely all Moog!

I used the MG-1 for a recording project that is now completed. The MG-1 is easy to use and fits nicely in a mix without much need for processing. If you haven’t already done so, do some research on the internet to see how great this synth sounds.” Link

MG-1, Moog @ 15 August 2016, Comments Off

used moog mg1 “Cleaned out, replaced one key trigger IC.

Known issues as of now. Lower F# still not functional, envelope seems to only work properly on the contoured setting. Tone source slider in the modulation section needs to be cleaned/replaced as it sometimes comes on randomly.

Otherwise it works pretty well and sounds great. ” Link