Octave Kitten Reverse Engineering

Transcribing and repairing a 1978 Octave, Inc. Kitten synthesizer (version 1, two boards, two keyboard contacts per key)


Hand-transcribed from the boards by me

Board A coming soon!
Board B (Rev SSM-1) schematics

Hi-res photos

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Board A front:

Board A front left side close-up:

Board A front right side close-up:

Board A back:

Board A back left side close-up:

Board A back right side close-up:

Board B front:

Board B back:

Power supply (board C) front:

Power supply (board C) back:

Keyboard detail:

If you see any mistakes or have any other information to add, please contact me.