Got An Extra $25,000? Then This PPG Realizer Could Be Yours!

PPG Realizer

Big City Music has just listed a new vintage synth for sale, which could be yours – if you’ve got an extra $25,000 lying around.

The PPG is unusually rare – it’s thought that only two were ever made.

Here’s what Vintage Synth has to say about the PPG Realizer:

The Realizer was very unique in its effort to combine sound production, emulation, processing, recording, sequencing, and mixing into one all-digital system. A concept that was very much ahead of its time considering that we’re only now seeing affordable software-based devices that can offer this type of environment.

As for synthesizing sounds, the Realizer features an analog model, an FM model, wavetable synthesis, and a sampler. They were designed to show an image of a Minimoog, or other synth on their built-in monitor. Then you could control the Minimoog knobs with the controls around the screen of the Realizer.

Unfortunately, the price tag of $65,000 didn’t exactly make it a marketer’s dream. It was the last thing that PPG made, and they went out of business a short time later.

Yes, your phone packs more power than this did – but it’s still a pretty epic collector’s piece.

And if you’ve got $50,000, you could probably corner the market on them.

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6 thoughts on “Got An Extra $25,000? Then This PPG Realizer Could Be Yours!

    1. That’s not the point is it..? It is ultra rare collectible item, not necessarily something you would use in your studio.

  1. It’s kind of like a Picasso painting, but more rare and has about the same amount of functality. And I’d surly like to have one, the PPG moreso.

  2. @No Yep you’ll see Rob Sheridan playing something that looks just like this. Reznor is notorious for using weird instrumentation….

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