Optigan.com has introduced four new sound discs for the Optigan ‘optical organ’, a keyboard from 1971 that played back optically-encoded audio samples.… Read More Vintage Optigan Keyboard Gets Four New Sound Discs
The Panoptigon – a modern take on the Optigan and Vako Orchestron optical sample playback instruments of the 1970’s – is now available.… Read More Panoptigon Sample Playback Instrument Now Available
At the 2019 NAMM Show, Quilter Labs introduced the Panoptigon, an optical sample playback device, based on the rare Optigan and Vako Orchestron instruments of the 1970’s. … Read More The Panoptigon Offers ‘A Whole Range Of Weird Sounds’
At the 2019 NAMM Show, Quilter Labs will officially introduce the Panoptigon, a new instrument that updates the technology of the 70’s Optigan/Orchestron ‘optical organ’ sample playback keyboards. … Read More Panoptigon Updates 70’s Optigan Optical Organ Technology
This video, captures a live performance of Prince’s ‘I Would Die 4 U’.… Read More Prince’s “I Would Die 4 U” On The Optigan Is So Wrong, It’s Right
The Panoptigon opens up new performance options for Optigan & Orchestron discs, while still retaining the distinctly lo fi audio quality of the originals. … Read More Panoptigon Offers A Modern Way To Play Optigan & Orchestron Discs
Here’s a look inside the rare Mattel Optigan sample playback keyboard….
After four decades, it looks like the legacy of the Optigan optical sample playback keyboard will live on in a new instrument.… Read More New Prototype Optigan/Orchestron Disc Player (Sneak Preview)