The Polivok was the Soviet Union’s favorite synthesizer and now the company behind its production then has lifted the veil on its impending reboot.

Of course the completely hand made synth will be limited, with only 100 being made, but with 85% original Soviet components, Polivok promises the same kind of space age sounds the original made famous. Obviously, there will be some updates to the item as three decades passed tends to do. Now, it will also feature MIDI connectivity and a handy cyrlic translation on its underside.

A staple of Soviet chic, the Polivok was the USSR’s answer to American and Japanese snyths like Moog, Korg, and Roland. It was created en masse between 1982-1990, drawing design inspiration from Soviet military radios.

There is no release date yet, but orders are being taken HERE. Check out the side by side comparison of the original and updated Polivok in the gallery below.

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Source: Synthtopia