Upgrade 8-voice to 16-voice possible?

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Upgrade 8-voice to 16-voice possible?

Post by flexionmusic » Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:00 am

If I buy a Moog One 8-voice now, can it later be upgraded (by adding a circuitboard) to a 16-voice version?

Or do I have to sell the 8-voice and buy a (new) 16-voice?

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Re: Upgrade 8-voice to 16-voice possible?

Post by till » Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:19 am

I think this question can only be answered by Moog Music and not by users here.
And what about maybe different hardware revisions by the time you buy the upgrade?
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Re: Upgrade 8-voice to 16-voice possible?

Post by Station2station » Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:00 am

Maybe the question is theoretical, but the current answer is no, and why would someone? Insured shipping each way to Moog would be $150 (on the extreme low end). in addition to that $300++ shipping, the upgrade would have to cost more than the difference between the 8/16v at the original retail price (the Sequential upgrade price model). Just buy the 16v now.

...if the decision affects a persons ability to feed their family, maybe the ONE isn't the right synthesizer with all the other synth options out there.

I think the 8v is a hearty synth. Plenty of classics with only 8v such as OBxa, OB-8, JP-8, and the Xpander only had 6.

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Re: Upgrade 8-voice to 16-voice possible?

Post by YM2612 » Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:10 am

I asked support and received the answer that while it is technically possible they do not offer this service.

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