Linn LM-1 early version (vol control top left)

Price includes kit and fitting by expert engineers at our premises in London. Currently only available to UK customers. Shipping costs not included. Not available as a kit for customer fitting at this time.

£400.00 ex VAT
£480.00 inc VAT


PLEASE NOTE: Fitting a retrofit kit is a skilled job which should be undertaken only by a competent synth service engineer or fitted by us at our premises in Epsom.

Note also that retrofit kits are always built to order after your payment has been processed. It then takes us up to 10 working days to build and test the kit before we can despatch it.

Kit Only version is not yet available

Retrofit Kit

This retrofit kit for the Linn LM-1 (early version) adds the following MIDI control:

For incoming MIDI:
Any MIDI channel can be selected (default 10)
MIDI clock / stop / start
Sounds – any sound can be mapped to any MIDI note number (defaults 36-46)
Velocity control of note volume (2 levels) for Bass, Snare, Hihat, Tamb & Cabasa only
Other sounds are one level.

For outgoing MIDI:
Any MIDI channel can be selected (default 10)
MIDI clock / stop / start
Sounds generate MIDI notes according to the mapping table (defaults 36-46)
Notes generated are given velocity 64 or 127 for low and high volume notes respectively

MIDI In, Out & Thru sockets
Push button (for programming the MIDI setup)
Setups are stored in non-volatile memory (Eeprom)

The kit comprises the following items:
Circuit board – fits inside the LM-1
Small pack – contains DIN sockets and mounting hardware
Large pack – contains cable assemblies
User instructions – How to change from default settings and general instructions
Fitting instructions – step by step fitting guide plus diagrams of where to connect what

All kits are fully checked and tested before despatch

Note: Our kits are not intended for installation by the end user.
They should always be fitted by an experienced synth engineer.