Fairlight Keyboard System

1985 Fairlight CMI keyboard system, serial numbers SNA 0284251, SNB 0184247, SNC 0384269.

This Australian-built Fairlight Computer Music Instrument (CMI) was a state-of-the-art synthesizer/sampler workstation when it was produced in 1985.

It was one of the first samplers with 28 megabytes or more of memory, a full 73-note velocity-sensitive keyboard, complete synthesis and editing of digitally sampled sounds, three different on-board SMPTE sequencers and storage to various disk mediums.