This post was originally published at synthtopia.com
Moog Music announced today that they are ending production of their Minimoog Model D synthesizer, a scant thirteen months after the company announced, at Moogfest 2016, a limited re-issue of the iconic keyboard synth.
When it was introduced in 1970, the Minimoog Model D was billed as the world’s “first portable synthesizer.” It was originally in production until its discontinuation in 1981.
Today’s announcement explains the reason for the sudden and early end to the Model D’s production:
Author : Ralf Hütter