64 Voice Expandable Synthesizer, 88-key
Method: QS Composite Synthesis. 16-bit linear 48kHz sample ROM with lowpass filter. Polyphony and parts: 64 voices, each with sweepable lowpass filter, 3 envelope generators, 3 LFOs, programmable effects send and QS Modulation Matrix, dynamic voice allocation. 16-part multitimbral (64-part multitimbral across 16 channels in QS Mix Mode). Audio section: Alesis 24-bit stereo DAC with 128x oversampling delta-sigma converter. Waveform memory: 16MB, expandable to 24MB via PCMCIA expansion card.
QS Parallel Matrix Effects (4 independent stereo multieffect processing busses).
Program mode: 512 preset, 128 user. Mix mode: 400 preset, 100 user.
KEYBOARD & CONTROL
88 hammer-action weighted keys with velocity and release velocity. Controllers: 4 control sliders. Programmable pitch and modulation wheels, and foot pedals.
QS8.2 (and QS6.2, 61-key) Features
True 64-voice polyphony
QS8.2 features an 88-key, fully-weighted hammer-action keyboard with velocity and release velocity. QS6.2 has a 61-key synth-action keyboard with velocity, release velocity, and aftertouch
16MB of internal sound ROM (640 programs, 500 multitimbral mixes) including Alesis' acclaimed Stereo Grand Piano sound
QCard expansion slot for adding 8MB of new samples and programs from the comprehensive QCard library
Onboard 4-bus multieffects with reverb, chorus, distortion, EQ, delay, rotary speaker simulation, and more
4 edit/control sliders, pitch and mod wheels. 2
assignable pedal inputs plus sustain pedal input
Power: Internal transformer. Dimensions (H x W x D): QS8.2 is 4.3" x 50.5" x 13.5" (110mm x 1283mm x 343mm).
Weight: QS8.2 is 48.0 lbs (21.8 kg).
Audio outputs: Stereo L/R (1/4"), headphone (1/4"). Other: Assignable aux pedal, sustain pedal. MIDI in, out, and thru.
Expansion: Type I PCMCIA slot, compatible with QCards,
SRAM and flash cards (up to 8MB) with 120ns access time or
advanced technologic sound magazine
2002 issue 109