QS – read user manual online or download in PDF format. Pages in total: Preface This document is intended to assist the service technician in the operation, maintenance and repair of the QS Series 64 Voice Synthesizer/ Controller. QS7/QS8 Reference Manual 1 2 QS7/QS8 Reference Manual Table of Contents Contents 1: Setting Up 7 Unpacking and Inspection 7 AC Power 7 Line.
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It’s basically the same as the QS6. Some Programs may leave the Amp Envelope in a sustaining mode, and provide attack and decay alesus the Filter Envelope; the effect is slightly different.
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Program Sound Layers The simplest method of programming is to take one voice, process it through the filter and amp sections, and if desired add some effect to it. Manaul spare deleted parameter 2. Being able to layer up to four sounds allows for creating large ensembles e.
The factory maanual for this setting is Foot Controller. These four sounds can be layered on top of one another, or split up into different sections of the keyboard.
Usually you would want this off, so that the Effects in a Mix do not change even though you may select different Programs for the Effects Channel.
Also in Normal mode, the envelope will immediately advance to its release stage upon releasing the note. Each Program is linked to its own Effects Patch. Smaller, lighter, and with improved sound quality, the QS6 was an instant success. This adjusts the tuning of the Pitch Detune effect.
Sound ROMs pass self test. Mix Mode is one of the most powerful features of the QS. A Bank is a collection of Programs and Mixes. The first 11 bytes are common parameters for all three configurations.
This was done by soldering a K bleeder resistor in parallel with C Channel 1 pan The shipping carton should contain the following items: This is useful for longer sounds, like cymbals, when you wish to hear a short crash by playing a short note but can still hear a longer crash by keeping the note held down. Once initiated, the LCD will show several numbers.
Channel 12 parameters see above This section provides a brief tour of the QS, shows you how to audition the various sounds of the QS, and points out the various performance features.
Send 1 feeds the Overdrive effect which provides classic distortion. While one channel flanges up the other channel automatically flanges down, making the effect more pronounced. This information will be included in future releases of this manual. Index Copying effects between Programs When you select a Program, all of its parameter settings are recalled to recreate the original sound.
Amp Envelope The Amp Envelope function press [1 1 0] is crucial for all sounds because it sets the basic characteristics of the note–whether it attacks quickly or slowly, sustains or decays.
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Since multiple keyboards can take up excessive space, the obvious solution is a rack mount sound engine without keys. The stereo output of the Reverb goes, as a stereo signal, to a shelving EQ. When set to Maximum, no velocity response is available, and all notes are given a maximum velocity value of When selecting the Tracking Generator as a modulation source alesks the Mod Function, these two choices will be available. Page 1 through 3 display the parameters of Modulator 1, while manal 4 through 6 display the parameters for Modulator 2.
The default setting is Int 48kHz. Page 1 Config 2 only, Sends 1 and 3 QS7. Send 1 right delay feedback Send 2 left delay 1ms Kanual positive values increase the amount of Pitch LFO modulation.
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Send 1 pitch type Adjusting this value will cause the Overdrive Output Level to increase or decrease. Each group has a variety of samples from which you can choose, although some groups such as waves have more samples than others. majual
In addition, the parameters in most other functions will Keyboard Mode Mono, Poly, 1-Pitch or 1-PMono Page 10 In Mono mode, you can play only one note at a time — just like vintage monophonic synthesizers or wind instruments. You can also set the note assignment by holding  and tapping the key on the keyboard you want to set as the note for the drum. When the Sustain Pedal parameter is turned off, the Sustain Pedal will have no effect on the envelope. This can be verified by reading the block first with the next commandor sending an erase command first.
The Tracking Generator divides the range of the input into 1 1 points 0each of which can be set between 0 and 1 Both are quite useful, depending on just what you want to do. Chapter 6 level until you release the note on the keyboard, or decay to 0 at the Sustain Decay rate which is on page 2 of the envelope.
Each Configuration is a unique arrangement nanual multiple effect blocks, distributed across the four effect sends. MIDI S in the instructions above. In one configuration, effect send 3 has its own separate reverb, while in another configuration it has its own delay and a level control feeding a reverb shared with send 1.
Initially, the 4 Preset Banks and the User Bank contain data loaded in at the factory. In other words, if a Program uses a Sound manjal on the card currently inserted in slot [A], then the same card must be inserted into slot [A] for that sound to be used when this Program is recalled.