Hello, I’m tempted to buy a Farfisa Organ, Matador-R (from the picture I believe it’s a model). I’m sorry if I’m posting on the wrong sub as. The Farfisa Matador-R was the deluxe version of the Matador. In included all of the features of the organ, in addition to a super sweet drum. This image, which was originally posted to Flickr, was uploaded to Commons using Flickr upload bot on 17 June , by Clusternote.

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The first 17 notes form the manual bass section. Attack- the dumbest percussion ever heard ,Auto Chord function with dedicated Minor and 7th buttons ,and another tab maatador Free Bass, which is probably for those really Hot Richard Pryor sounds. The people who are selling it are not the one who were using it so I don’t want to go there and find out I can’t even hear how it sounds. These days I concentrate on singing and playing guitar, but if I were to play organ again I would want a better sounding and performing unit than the Matador.

Farfisa also made radiostelevisionsand other electronic items. The Farfisa sound is fafisa used to impart a stereotypical s-retro essence to music. This can be heard in the work of seminal acts like K. But matadorr back on it, the sounds of the Matador were rather cheap and thin. Thanks, very useful info!

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This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat On most other models the tone controls and a bass section volume were located on an indented panel on the rear of the keyboard. A Farfisa Compact here sampled on a Nord Stage.

On that date, it was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the license indicated. Opening and closing the matadkr reportedly mataxor an effect similar to the “tone boost” knee lever on Combo Compact model organs. Judging by the script lettering on the tabs, I’d guess this one came out in the late 70s, maybe even early 80s.


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Note that while the id plate proclaims it as a “Super Bravo”, the model number is farfiea same as for the “plain” Bravo. Posts that contain insults, attacks, or conspiracy theories based on your opinion of the value of gear will be deleted. I saw some videos with the Matador and the sound was alright but originally I was looking for a Compact.

It seems like a scaled-down version of the Matador. This image, which was originally posted to Flickrwas uploaded to Commons using Flickr upload bot on 17 June Musical instrument manufacturing companies of Italy Electronic organ manufacturing companies Companies based in le Marche Electronics companies of Italy Electronics companies established in establishments in Italy Italian brands. Their classic sound, in turn, became a matadpr on multitimbral instruments, first synthesized, then sampled from the originals.

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The DeLuxe has two rows of stop-tabs and is black in color. Today, the Farfisa brand mainly produces intercom systems with the company Aci Farfisa, which makes and distributes systems for video intercoms, access control, video surveillance, and home automation. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

The FAST Farfisa All Silicon Transistor Series models had a metal cabinet covered with a washable skin plate and plastic edges, chrome folding legs, retractable carrying handles, and a removable music rack.

Several models of Matador were produced. Production of combo organs ended in the late s after synthesizers had become more commonplace. November 8, at 4: In other projects Wikimedia Commons.


Problems playing this file? Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Owner “Dirk” offers the following commentary: Among the very last combo organs made by Farfisa were the Bravo and Commander, produced at the end of the s.

Control is via slide pots Hey. Links to uncommonly great specials or deals at third party retailers are allowed. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

Casiotone eat your heart out! It’s got a Slalom pedal, though! The Farfisa Matador was produced in the early to mids. The Matador M shows up in a price list. Electronic organsCombo organsSynthesizersAccordions Farfisa is a manufacturer of electronics based in OsimoItaly. On Buttons Below Keyboard: It blended well with the guitar players in my band, who used a Fender Champ and a watt Univox, respectively. The Soundmaker was Farfisa’s next non-organ instrument, with a further development of the synthesizer approach, incorporating string, brass and monosynth sections.

My first organ, back inwas a Farfisa Matador.

Link posts without a comment to interesting third party material are ok. Unlike combo organs such as the Vox ContinentalFarfisa organs have integrated legs, which can be folded up and stored inside its base.

Are there any owners here of this Model? It has nine timbres: I suspect their sound isn’t much to write home about. Byhe had started to use a Hammond Organ onstage and alternated between that and the Farfisa, depending on the song.