- Andrey Smirnov
Synthesizer developed in 1983 by engineer Vladimir Kuzmin, designer Olympiada Kuzmina, and hardware engineer Yuriy Pheophilov. One of the first analogue synthesizers produced in the USSR, it was manufactured at the military facility Urals Vector Company, which comprised two plants in Ekaterinburg and Kachkanar (Formanta Radio Factory). It was intended to appear and sound similar to American and Japanese synthesizers from companies such as Roland, Moog, and Korg. About 100,000 Polivokses were manufactured between ...