When Miner industries acquired the Optigan®, one of the first things they started to do was to try to improve it, both technically and cosmetically. While their efforts in technical improvement largely led to the development of the Orchestron, their attempts at re-designing the Optigan® cabinet had somewhat less impact. Here’s a small photo gallery of shots from the 1974 Consumer Electronics Show in Chicago. I, personally, would KILL to own that “Grand Piano Lounge Bar” Optigan!
Recently we’ve been scanning the archive of original Optigan® documents saved by Stan Cutl