The QuadraSynth Plus Piano

and S4 Plus Module

QS Plus Piano Specifications | S4 Plus Specifications

The QuadraSynth Plus Piano is a greatly improved version of the original QuadraSynth New keys, more ROM (24MB), more banks (5) more sounds (640) and mixes (500), General MIDI , as well as 8MB Stereo Grand piano, and software to load your own custom samples to PCMCIA Flash RAM cards, etc. make this synth a hard to beat value. The S4 Plus is the is the rack-mount module version, instead of the 8MB Piano samples it has 4MB GM oriented samples added. See the Upgrade Options for more details.


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Alesis QuadraSynth Plus Piano ( view image )

  • Type : Sample playback synthesizer keyboard
  • Keys: 76 velocity and aftertouch sensitive, semi-weighted, synth-action
  • Polyphony : 64 voices
  • MIDI Channels : 16
  • ROM : 24MB, expandable to 32MB using PCMCIA ROM and RAM cards.
  • Sounds : 512 preset 128 user programs, 400 preset and 100 user mixes, expandable using PCMCIA cards.
  • Samples : 48kHz Linear samples
  • General MIDI : GM compatible.
  • Effects : On board effects, based on the Alesis Q2 FX processor
  • Drums : Drum kits, rhythm loops
  • Input / Output : 4 Audio Out, Phones, MIDI IN, OUT, THRU, ADAT optical digital output, 48kHz input, PCMCIA card slots
  • Controls : Pitch wheel, Mod. wheel, 4 assignable control knobs, 3 Pedal inputs
  • Sequencer No on-board sequencer
  • Other features : Using PCMCIA Flash RAM cards, custom samples and programs can be added. Free sample transfer utility (SoundBridge) software for Mac or Pc.
  • Average second hand price : $400 - $500

Alesis S4 Plus ( view image )

  • Type : Sample playback synthesizer module, one rack space
  • Keys: N/A
  • Polyphony : 64 voices
  • MIDI Channels : 16
  • ROM : 20MB, expandable to 28MB using PCMCIA ROM and RAM cards.
  • Sounds : 512 preset 128 user programs, 400 preset and 100 user mixes, expandable using PCMCIA cards.
  • Samples : 48kHz Linear samples
  • General MIDI : GM compatible.
  • Effects : On board effects, based on the Alesis Q2 FX processor
  • Drums : Drum kits, rhythm loops
  • Input / Output : 4 Audio Out, Phones, MIDI IN, OUT, THRU, ADAT optical digital output, 48kHz input, PCMCIA card slot
  • Controls : 4 assignable control knobs,
  • Sequencer No on-board sequencer
  • Other features : Using PCMCIA Flash RAM cards, custom samples and programs can be added. Free sample transfer utility (SoundBridge) for Mac or PC.
  • List Price : $1,099