” For sale is Roland VP330 Vocoder-Plus vintage synthesizer. This is a rare synth that sounds absolutely amazing. Super classic haunting string / pad tone, and when you combine the smooth warm vocoder sound with the human voice / string section it can get a huge epic sound, especially great for soundtrack / film work. Gives you that instant Vangelis / Tangerine Dream / Kitaro / Pink Floyd feeling. This particular unit is in nice shape but it does show some wear as expected for such an old synth. Be sure to check out the pictures to make sure you like it. Functionally it does need some minor touch-ups, particularly the sliders are slightly bent (but still functional), there is wear on the power cord at its base (also still functional as is) and some scratchy sliders/pots, particularly a couple sliders that cut audio in/out and crackle when moved, but are fine when sitting. These are all minor complaints. Otherwise all the features work as they should and you can still get awesome classic sound without needing any actual servicing. I’ve set the price lower accordingly, these typically sell for $3500 – $5000 when you can even find one for sale. It’s a Mk1 version (has rocker switches) which people who’ve used both say has a better sound (more lush) than the Mk2 due to the special ensemble chips used which the MK2 doesn’t have. Don’t miss out on this classic synth!” Link
“This listing is for an excellent condition Roland Vocoder VP-330.
This unit is the older and more sought after version featuring the old school roland rocker switches instead of the later 808/jupiter style buttons.
This unit also features the older compression style that is preferred over the later style.
This unit has been serviced, calibrated, tuned, and all stability components have been changed or upgraded, such as capacitors and certain IC’s.
The unit features a light amount of wear. There is a small amount of duct tape residue that is minor. There are some average small scuffs throughout but nothing to write home about. See photos
The unit is currently as pictured missing two slider caps. We are currently sourcing them and will include them with the unit, or shipped to you free of charge. ” Link
one of the best vocoders ever made, just few left in this great condition.
has just been professional serviced, works great !!” Link
“ROLAND VOCODER VP330 PLUS – 220V VERSION (EU PLUG) – EXCELLENT CONDITION – ROLAND CENTRAL EUROPE VERIFIED/REFURBISHED in Sept. 2016 – Comes with ROLAND certificate.” Link
“BEST VOCODER EVER. ONE PROBLEM, THE CHORUS CHIP FOR THE STRING SECTION WORKS BUT CRACKLES – A TYPICAL PROBLEM FOR THE ROLAND CHORUS CHIPS OF THE TIME AND A VERY EASY FIX IF YOU NEED CHORUS ON YOUR STRINGS. VOCODER SOUNDS PERFECT AS DOES THE REST OF THE INSTRUMENT! SLIGHT COSMETIC WEAR ON LEFT SIDE PANEL AS SHOWN, OTHERWISE SHES BEAUTIFUL AND IN GREAT SHAPE. PURCHASED ONE YEAR AGO FROM MAIN DRAG MUSIC AND FULLY SERVICED THEN. 100V power.” Link
” Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus string ensemble/voice/vocoder keyboard from late 1970’s, in very good original condition. All functions work and all keys work, sliders and pots and switches all work with very little or no noise. The faux wood is all in very good to excellent condition except for the ding shown in the picture on the upper left end block, the graphics and panel paint are excellent and unworn/unscratched. This VP-330 was used in early Dynamix II tracks before I got it, I have had it for 15 or 20 years.
Although the VP-330 is in great shape for a keyboard that is nearly 40 years old, it is being sold as-is. If you do not fully understand what you are bidding on, please Google it to find out – after all, this is an all-analog pre-MIDI keyboard with none of the bells and whistles of modern synths.” Link
The unit is 100% functional and in good cosmetic condition. All inputs and outputs, buttons, knobs and faders and been tested and are fully working.” Link
” Roland VP-330 MK-1 vocoder plus in nearly mint condition. Comes in original Roland hard case. Everything works as it should and barely a scratch on it. 110v version so will need a cheap step down transformer to be used in Australia and Europe.
This ethereal string sound is all over the Blade Runner soundtrack and the unit also features a sweet sounding vocoder and vox humana section as well as ensemble chorus effect. Other worldly!” Link
“In excellent condition for its age and perfect working order. Superb string and analog choral voices. A rich vocoder that makes anyone sound amazing.
One of the secrets to this synthesizer is the ensemble unit which is crafted from serial analog delay chips. They offer a musicality to the tonal processing that is second to none on any other Vocoder. ” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“This is our very last Roland vocoder plus we left in storage for a few years and has recently been serviced.
We have had 3 of these machines sold two on eBay recently, so we know what we’re talking about here!
This beautiful machine is a classic Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus & is in museum quality condition.
(*recently serviced*) in full working order. It is also the very rare Mark 1 version with rocker style switches
(only 2000 MK1’s were made worldwide)
It comes complete with all original accessories that look like new including; the original Roland flight case (very rare!) The owners manual looks untouched as does the metal music stand that sits on the top of the vocoder. These in themselves are very rare.
Also includes the two x Roland DP pedals to use with the pitch & vocoder hold controls. This all looks rather stunning when all together in the flight case, a collectors dream to be honest!” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“For sale is a very rare Roland VP330 vintage synthesizer with strings, human voice and vocoder with built in ensemble. This is the Mk1 version with the rocker switches. Incredibly lush strings, amazing vocoder, used by Vangelis on Blade Runner. In excellent condition, is fully functional, has seen light use in my smoke free, pet free home studio. One of the nicer ones to show up for sale in a long while, only a few chips on the corners of the cheap wood they used, but the front and back look immaculate. Don’t miss out on this classic and awesome synth!” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
perfect working order
fantastic sound” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“A very reluctant sale indeed. This beautiful machine is a classic Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus
(*recently serviced*) in full working order. This my second!
& is the very rare Mark 1 version with rocker style switches
(only 2000 MK1’s were made worldwide)
It comes complete with all original accessories including; the original owners manual
& the metal music stand that sits on the top of the vocoder. These in themselves are very rare.
This is the same version that was used on the soundtrack to Blade Runner,
Laurie Anderson “Oh Superman” (Big Science) & Phil Collins “In The Air Tonight” (Face Value) & many others.
The condition is very good for a 32 year old machine as you can tell from the photos
what you see is what you get (headphones & stand not included in sale)
The vocoder has some dings & scratches to the wood and underneath.
*No missing slider caps or other components*
UK mains power.
Complete with a heavy duty custom built flightcase which is just 3 weeks old & is mint.
The VP-330 really has a sound like no other and is very very special & is warmer in sound than the MK2.
This has been serviced 2 weeks ago by Synth Centre London (full service documents supplied)
Here is a detailed list of what was performed in the service:
Keyboard completely stripped & cleaned (all keys & key bed)
Key springs re-sprung and all straight
Internal power supply checked & re-soldered joints
Sliders taken apart & cleaned (like new! no scratchy pots!)
All internal parts checked including main boards
Tested all functions in full working order
Vocoder, Human voice, Strings ” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“Im Jahr 1979 brachte Roland mit dem VP-330 Vocoder Plus eine “neue” Generation von Keyboards auf den Markt.
Der neue Roland VP-330 bot nun nicht nur einen qualitativ hochwertigen Vocoder mit sehr guter Sprachverständlichkeit, sondern gleich ein eingebautes Keyboard und eine analoge String- / Choir-Sektion.” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“For sale is a very rare Roland VP330 vintage synthesizer with strings, human voice and vocoder with built in ensemble. This is the Mk2 version. Incredibly lush strings, amazing vocoder, used by Vangelis on Blade Runner. In excellent condition, has seen light studio use. This one has Kenton midi installed, and it works quite well once you learn how it works. I have never seen another one with Kenton Midi. Fully functional and includes kenton midi manual.
This Vp330 operates at 220v, but I have a step up 110v to 220v transformer that I can include in the sale if needed. Would work great in European countries though. More pictures coming soon. Don’t miss out on this classic and awesome synth!” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“You are bidding on a previously used Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus. This auction is for the Vocoder you see pictured with attached power cord only. There is nothing else included. Pictures are of actual item. The unit shows normal wear and age with scuffs and scratches on the outside housing. Some of the knobs are missing from the sliders and are slightly bent but are still workign. Some of the metal hardware has some tarnishing on it. We plugged it in and tested it out. We were able to get the sound out and the effects, even hooked up a mic for the vocal stuff and it worked. Take your time to look at the pictures to get a better idea of the condition and what you are bidding on. Comes as pictured. ” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
Sicherlich eines der besten Produkte der Firma Roland.
Diese Maschine hat den besten analogen Vocoder sound, dicke Streicher und atemberaubende Stimmen ( Human voices )
Zurecht einer der gesuchtesten vintage Roland Synthesizer.
Dieser VP330 ist in einem hervorragenden Zustand, komplett gereinigt und überholt. Keine kratzenden Potis etc.” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“ICH KANN DEN ROLAND LEIDER NICHT ALS NEU VERKAUFEN,WIRD ICH ABER GERNE, ABER ER IST NUNMAL GEBRAUCHT…ICH KANN NUR SAGEN DAS ER WIE NEU IST.KEINE MÄNGEL,KEINE MAKEL,80IGER JAHRE KURZ BENUTZT UND DANACH CA 30+ JAHRE IM KELLER STAUBGESCHÜTZT UND UNBENUTZT GELAGERT.MEHR BRAUCH ICH ZUM ZUSTAND NICHT ZU SAGEN! SIEHE BILDER / INKLUSIVE LEDERTRAGETASCHE” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
Verkaufe schweren Herzens meinen Roland VP 330 Vocoder PLUS Synthesizer.
Bekannt von KRAFTWERK oa.
Dieser stand lange unbenutzt und daher habe ich mich dazu entschlossen. Es fehlt nur eine Reglerkappe
Da ich mich damit nicht so auskenne, weil es ein sehr altes Gerät ist, wovon ca 2000 Stück nur
weltweit hergestellt wurden, kann ich nicht sagen, was an dieser Rarität funktioniert oder nicht so.
Also Sounds kommen raus. Regler knistern etwas aber sonst scheint eigentlich alles ok.
Vielleicht mal reinigen lassen. Daher gebe ich diesen mit dem Zusatz leicht defekt ab.” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“this auction is for a rare roland vp 330 vintage analog vocoder synth. it’s not in great cosmetic shape but it works perfectly. all the keys work as do all the controls. mostly the wooden sides are scuffed up. please see the pictures for details.” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
En bon état.Marche parfait.Avec flightcase.” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
‘Classic Roland Vocoder in perfect working order – I am the second owner and have had the synth for over ten years – There are some scuffs and scratches on the head board – nothing major and usual for a synth this old – I’ve taken some pictures so you can see.” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“Roland Vocoder VP-330 MK 1, in very good condition, everything is working fine and most importantly it sounds great, I am selling this as I have decided to clear out all of the equipment that I no longer use, comes with a Copy of manual on CD.” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
Thanks for checking out my auction. For sale is a RARE Roland VP-330 Mark 1 in truly excellent condition. This is the original model, and has just been serviced by the top vintage synth tech in Las Vegas. It’s in excellent cosmetic condition and electrical condition! The cosmetics are 9.5/10, with only the most minor marks on the instrument to show its 30+ years of age. Some of the sliders and the master volume control have a little static in them, but all functions of the instrument perform perfectly.
This is truly a rare gem. The VP-330 combined the best of Roland’s vocoder and string technology with a one-of-a-kind choir synth. The sound of the VP-330 can be heard on Vangelis’s Blade Runner soundtrack, along with the incredible Yamaha CS80 synth. There were two version of the VP-330, the Mark 1 and Mark 2, and the original version of this instrument is the one to get! They’re rarer and they sound better – do your research and you’ll see for yourself” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“Roland VP-330 MKII in excellent cosmetic condition and perfect functional condition. All original, no major blemishes. Includes a custom hard case for the unit. Will require a 220v power converter (available for under $20). ” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“This is the Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus. Vangelis used it for the gigantic, lush string sound of Blade Runner, NOT the CS-80. You also hear the “Human Voice” preset all over that film. It is also the vocoder in Laurie Anderson’s “O Superman.” It also makes a great rhythm-loop processor. You can even input a different synth as the carrier signal, if you want. This particular unit is in excellent physical and working condition. It has been in our smoke-free studio for years at 73 degrees F. It is the original model with the rocker switches.” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
“Roland manufactured the VP-330 for only one year (between ’79 and ’80) and as a result these instruments are ridiculously rare, especially in fully working and beautiful cosmetic condition. Two different versions of this machine were made, the Mark I featuring organ-style rocker switches and a SAD512 IC-based chorus circuit, and a Mark II (this unit here) that had TR-808 / Jupiter-8 style buttons and MN300X IC-based chorus. I have played both versions side by side and can honestly say that whatever slight sonic difference I heard from the different chorus circuits was like comparing two Minimoogs or two TB-303s…in other words, nothing that couldn’t just be the result of 30 year old electronics drifting in calibration. The two VP versions sound identical enough that blindfolded you wouldn’t say one was better or worse” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.
Serial # 051883
Perfect Working Condition – PROFESSIONALLY SERVICED!!” Auction ended. Click here to browse on eBay.