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Ye olde Optigan Archives. These posts drive the Optigan Archive page.

One of the Long-Lost Optigan TV Commercials Finally Found!

Posted by peahix on 14th May 2013

Very cool news! I knew that eventually an Optigan TV commercial would turn up! Youtube user chumrain writes this: Finally…one has been found (I know that several people have been searching high and low and haven’t come up with anything). Here is a long-lost television commercial for the Optigan, starring actor Carl Betz. This is [...]

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Mike LeDoux Memorial American Cancer Society Donation for 2010

Posted by peahix on 18th January 2011

Continuing in the tradition of donating 10% of the proceeds of the Optigan Archives Vol. 1 sample set to the American Cancer Society in memory of Mike LeDoux, the total donation for 2010 came to $248.20. My continued thanks to everyone who has purchased this sample set.

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Long Lost Optigan Demo/Promo Cassettes

Posted by peahix on 17th February 2010

Awhile back I got a small package of cassettes from Jennifer LeDoux, Mike LeDoux‘s widow. Before he passed away, Mike had told me that he’d given me all the Optigan-related items he thought he had, but apparently he missed these cassettes. They contain mostly demos and promo spots of various sorts. I finally got around [...]

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Optigan Disc Production Flow Chart

Posted by peahix on 23rd April 2006

A flowchart illustrating the timeline of Optigan disc manufacturing.

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Inter-office Memo

Posted by peahix on 23rd April 2006

A telephone memo, for comic relief.

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Improved Disc Mastering System

Posted by peahix on 23rd April 2006

Mike LeDoux’s thoughts on optical disc mastering.

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Circular Photo-Electric Sound Track Joint Closure

Posted by peahix on 23rd April 2006

A design change issue from Mike LeDoux.

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The Optigan Master Reels

Posted by peahix on 23rd April 2006

An index of the contents of the Optigan master reels.

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Prototype Optigans from a Parallel Universe!!!

Posted by peahix on 23rd April 2006

Take a look at these…

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Optigan Patents

Posted by peahix on 23rd April 2006

View some of the original Optigan patents.

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