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Inside The Roland Boutique SE-02 Analog Synthesizer

In this video, Ranz Adamson (ranzee av) voids his warranty and takes a look inside the Roland Boutique SE-02 analog synthesizer.

The video covers close-up footage of the circuit board and SMT components, including identifying chips/ICs. The Boutique SE-02 was designed in collaboration with Studio Electronics, creators of the revered MidiMini, SE-1, ATC-1, Omega 8, Boomstar, and Tonestar synthesizers. It takes inspiration from the classic Minimoog design, but uses modern production techniques. 

For a point of comparison, here’s a look inside the Minimoog Model D, with Moog expert Nick Montoya: