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Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by Kevin Mitchell » Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:20 am

My latest source for these seem to have ran out right before I was ready to pull the trigger :confused:
Do we have any vendors for the fatar TP/9S 61 keybed? Preferably with the AT strip. Trying to not scavenge this one.

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by Kevin Mitchell » Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:46 am

Nothing? SOL for now, huh?

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by devinw1 » Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:51 am

Hey Kevin, I actually ironically just was talking to a guy who was using a midi controller from a company that makes organ retrofit stuff, and they normally sell that board. Unfortunately it says they won't have any until next year:

https://www.midiboutique.com/61TP-60LF

It's probably due to Fatar being Italian, who was hit hard by COVID, plus I was told the main guy at that midi boutique company actually just passed away.

Tough times all around.

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by Kevin Mitchell » Wed Dec 09, 2020 3:12 pm

Thanks man. That's not exactly what I was looking for but it's good to know vendors that are established with Fatar.
I totally didn't think about the situation in Italy :-/

Maybe things will turn around soon. Keeping an eye on newgroove.

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by JimY » Wed Dec 09, 2020 5:06 pm

They are listed by Doepfer. Under spare parts.
http://www.doepfer.de/preise.htm
No AT version.
I know their complete products are sold in the USA, but I'm not sure if any bits & pieces are.

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by devinw1 » Wed Dec 09, 2020 5:12 pm

Ineed seems like an eternal struggle getting anything out of Fatar if you're not an OEM .

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by snowtires » Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:04 pm

I had such a hard time finding a replacement keybed for my Ion that I ended up finding a used 61 key board and cutting an octave off the top of the pcb (it works). I emailed fatar so many times, never got a response.

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by Kevin Mitchell » Thu Dec 10, 2020 8:38 am

JimY wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 5:06 pm
They are listed by Doepfer. Under spare parts.
http://www.doepfer.de/preise.htm
No AT version.
Not the semi weighted version either :waah:
snowtires wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:04 pm
I had such a hard time finding a replacement keybed for my Ion that I ended up finding a used 61 key board and cutting an octave off the top of the pcb (it works). I emailed fatar so many times, never got a response.
I've had to do the same thing with a used one.
Fatar doesn't do small sales so they neglect those inquiries. Also, not sure if they have an English speaking sales rep.

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by grenert » Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:58 am

You may want to try Techsmechs Vintage Synth, who makes Fatar replacement kits for old synths like the Pro One. They might be able to help you.
https://techsmechsvintagesynth.com/

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by Kevin Mitchell » Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:05 am

grenert wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:58 am
You may want to try Techsmechs Vintage Synth, who makes Fatar replacement kits for old synths like the Pro One. They might be able to help you.
https://techsmechsvintagesynth.com/
Anyone who is already established with Fatar is worth noting. Thank you!

-KM

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by devinw1 » Fri Dec 18, 2020 1:12 pm

Ah yes, Lars. He sold me my first fatar board for the Pro2021 prototype. I had forgotten about that. Might be worth hitting him up.

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by olga42 » Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:33 am

Haha, didn’t know Techmechs here in Sweden sells Fatar keybeds, so I bought mine from Italy when shopping for parts to restore and touch up my Prophet VS. These guys have TP/9 in store: https://www.newgroove.it/acquista/produttore/fatar/

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by Kevin Mitchell » Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:19 am

olga42 wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:33 am
Haha, didn’t know Techmechs here in Sweden sells Fatar keybeds, so I bought mine from Italy when shopping for parts to restore and touch up my Prophet VS. These guys have TP/9 in store: https://www.newgroove.it/acquista/produttore/fatar/
They are out of what I am looking for. Ran out right before I was ready to make the purchase actually.

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by devinw1 » Mon Dec 21, 2020 11:19 am

Last time I tried to buy something from Newgroove, the guy flat out told me he wouldn't sell/ship to the US.

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by Kevin Mitchell » Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:02 pm

devinw1 wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 11:19 am
Last time I tried to buy something from Newgroove, the guy flat out told me he wouldn't sell/ship to the US.
Seriously? :waah:

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by devinw1 » Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:04 pm

Kevin Mitchell wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:02 pm
devinw1 wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 11:19 am
Last time I tried to buy something from Newgroove, the guy flat out told me he wouldn't sell/ship to the US.
Seriously? :waah:
Yeah, I placed it online and it let me type all the shit in and then they cancelled the order and were like oh we don't ship to US. WTF?

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by synthcube » Sun Feb 07, 2021 3:26 pm

Hey we have had a couple of email inquiries about FATAR 61 key TP/8S w/aftertouch, and thinking about doing a small group buy at the same time we're doing the 44-key group buy... if anyone is interested they can post here
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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by rich_de » Sun Feb 07, 2021 8:10 pm

I'm interested in two or three of the TP/8S w/AT, but I'm in Europe, Germany. It would be a bit silly to ship them over the big pond twice, so maybe there's a way to divert them beforehand? (In the end, I'll have to deal with them through my company, because I will need a larger batch, but given the known hassle, I'd like to defer that until I have immediate need and exact numbers).

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by Kevin Mitchell » Sun Feb 07, 2021 9:54 pm

I would be interested in both the 44 and 61 versions.

Thanks for the notice!

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by MikeDB » Mon Feb 08, 2021 8:04 am

I'd be interested in a European buy if somebody is going to offer matching woodwork similar to the US based Mini-Moog clone buy.

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by ImNotHere » Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:16 pm

I'd be interested in going in on a 61-key TP/8S group buy.

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by snowtires » Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:13 pm

What's the cost of the 61-key keybed? I might get one as backup for my Virus

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by synthcube » Thu Mar 18, 2021 7:27 am

We have an inquiry in with FATAR to determine the pricing and lead times- will post here when we know more
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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by Purveyor2 » Thu Mar 18, 2021 9:41 am

I am definitely interested in a tp/8s

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Re: Where to find Fatar TP/9S 61?

Post by Spliffgroen » Thu Mar 18, 2021 6:57 pm

Up for a 61 at tp 8s as well!

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