Vintage Synthesizer Repair
Synths When is a vintage synthesizer repair shop located in downtown Toronto, Canada.
About the shop
Our shop brings over a decade of experience with vintage synthesizers to Toronto's music scene.
We handle everything from repairing and rebuilding to tuning and regular maintenance.
We are happy to help everyone from musicians to studio owners with any original or vintage gear.
Please call or email before coming to the shop - we accept repairs by appointment only.
Get on the wait list!
Due to COVID-19, we are experiencing higher than normal volume of repairs.
We really appreciate your patience and will be in touch when are able to take you in.
If you have any questions in the meantime, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Synthesizers we fix
Including but not limited to...
- Moog - all Moogs from early to new
- Roland (early SH series to all Juno/Jupiter’s)
- Electro-mechanical Pianos (Rhodes, Wurlitzer)
- Solid State Organs (Farfisa/Acetone)
- Korg (from the monster PS-3300 to the humble Polysix)
- Tape Delays (Echoplex, Roland, Korg)
- AKS (Synthi/VCS3)
- Sequential Circuits
- Serge Modular
Jay Lemak - Owner and Lead Technician
Jay started Synths When over 7 years ago to help friends and musicians keep their gear running. He spent his youth climbing antenna towers, programming on his Commodore 64, diving into computer science classes, and getting his HAM radio license - all leading to his fascination with audio and electronics.
Having played keys all his life in over a dozen bands, Jay married his love of music and electronics by turning his attention to engineering and getting two degrees: Mechanical Engineering Technology and Electronics Engineering Technology with Honours. Since starting Synths When, he's repaired instruments for many international and local artists.