ARP Odyssey Synthesizer
Odyssey Owner's Manual
The following is a scanned Odyssey service/technical manual:
ARP Odyssey Service Manual
Thanks to Len Rice and Merle Machen for the files
1981 ARP Odyssey Patch Book
ARP Odyssey Guide Book (24 Mb) - Smaller file (3.5 Mb)
There are two files. The first is full size, the second is 20 meg smaller, but still prints full size. Thanks to Mike Rafferty for the file.
Powell's ARP Odyssey Patches and Tutorial
This book and tape was originally included with the Model 2800 whiteface Odysseys when they first came out in the early 1970's. Thanks to Bob Hanna for e-mailing me scanned images of this valuable book.
Thanks to Guy Phethean for the audio tape (which I converted to MP3 Format).
The following sites have Odyssey technical and owner's manuals for sale:
DB Musical Electronics
Mark Glinsky's Manual Manor
Music Control Audio Services Ltd.
Learning Music With Synthesizers
Written by David Friend, Alan R. Pearlman and Thomas D. Piggot.
Published 1974 by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation.
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 74-77567.
Part I of this book is a theoretical introduction to
the science of synthesizers. Part II is a hands-on guide that
you through principles learned in Part I on the actual ARP
Part III gets into experimentation and studio techniques (admittedly of
the 1970's). 213 Pages. Recommended for the true Odyssey
They can be found on ABEBOOKS,
worldwide network of used book dealers. They can also
be found for sale amongst the Odysseys on eBay.
For a picture of the front cover of the first edition, click here.
For a picture of the front cover of the second edition, click here.
Comments, suggestions and additions may be emailed here.
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