As its name indicates, the QS300 Music Production Synthesizer provides all you need to create and perform fully orchestrated and professional-sounding music. The QS300 features an advanced tone generator, plus a comprehensive sequencer for recording and editing your performances. The tone generator of the QS300 provides 954 high-quality Voices, full General MIDI and new XG-MIDI compatibility, and three separate digital effects sections for processing the Voices. To ensure playback of even the most sophisticated song data, the QS300 also has 16-channel multi-timbral capacity and full 32-note polyphony. The comprehensive, yet easy-to-use functions let you subtly change and customize the Voices, or create completely new and unique Voices of your own. The sequencer section features 16 tracks for recording your own performances - either in real time or manually (by Step recording). Punch-in recording allows you to re-record any portion of an already recorded track. Sophisticated editing functions let you perform various transformations on the recorded data - such as transposing, quantizing, changing note length and velocity, copying, and much more.
100 user phrases and 100 user styles for custom use.
100 user phrases and 100 user styles for custom use.
With maximum 86,000-note and 10-song capacity.
Large LCD display
With "virtual" mixing console and analog-style faders and knobs for easy control.
Convenient, new Template function
For fast and easy Voice editing.
With the ever-expanding of GM and XG song data.
Powerful and Realistic Voices
Yamaha's state-of-the-art AWM 2 (Advanced Wave Memory 2) tone generation system features a total of 932 exceptionally high-quality Voices, in 47 different Voice Banks. It provides complete compatibility with General Midi and the new XG format- a maximum 32-note polyphony to handle even the most complex song data.
Studio Quality Stereo Multi-Effect Processing
Three versatile stereo effect sections which provide an enormous variety of tools for enhancing and changing the sound of the Voices. All told, you can choose from 12 types of Reverb, 11 types of Chorus, and a full 42 different Variation effect types.
Comprehension Voice Editing Controls
The Voice editing functions give you an exceptionally wide range of controls for changing both the actual sound of a Voice and how that Voice responds to various real-time performance controls. The controls are exceptionally easy to use, with intuitive graphical operations/ indications and analog synthesizer-style controls.
Song Recording and Playback in the Sequencer Section
Features 16 tracks for recording your own performances. Three additional tracks, Pattern, Chord, and Tempo- let you record fully automatic backing tracks and tempo changes. Each track's Voice can have different filter and vibrato settings, velocity response,and even be given independent EG and Midi controller settings. Controller... And if you need to change something you've recorded, there's a comprehensive and flexible editing controls that let you individually modify the timing, pitch (note), gate time (length) and velocity (loudness) of each recorded note. And, thanks to full compatibility with the General Midi and new XG formats, the QS300 ensures high-quality playback and reproduction of virtually any song data.
Full Automatic Accompaniment
With an incrdible total of 3,093 preset Phrases and 100 Styles, these functions give you complete backing bank parts (including drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, strings, etc.) for virtually any tupe of music. You can specify any of 28 chord types and have the backing parts change accordingly. You can even create your own origianl backing parts.
Total Music Production
For an all-in-one music production instrument, the QS has amazing depth. The comprehensive editing controls, Midi implementation, 16-part multi-timbral capacity make the QS300 an ideal centerpiece for the recording or project studio. With the wealth of chords, Phrases, Patterns, and comprensive editing functions, you can instantly and easily turn your inspirations into complete and professional-sounding compositions.
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|Weight||Weight||13kg (28 lbs., 10oz)|
|Keyboard||Number of Keys||61|
|Other Controllers||Pitch Bend||Yes|
|Size||240 × 64 dot|
|Tone Generation||Tone Generating Technology||AWM2 (Advanced Wave Memory 2)|
|Multi Timbral Capacity||Song mode: 24 (16 for Sequencer tracks + 8 for Pattern tracks)Pattern mode: 8|
|Polyphony||Number of Polyphony (Max.)||32|
|Preset||Number of Voices||XG: 480, and 11 drum kitsTG300B: 579 and 10 drum kitsPreset: 128|
|Custom||User Voices||User: 128, and 1 drum kit|
|Recording||Number of Songs||Song mode: 24 (16 for Sequencer tracks + 8 for Pattern tracks)|
|Number of Tracks||Song mode: 19 (Tracks 1 - 16, Pattern, Chord, Tempo)Pattern mode: 8 (Tracks 1 - 8)Phrase mode: 1|
|Number of Phrase||3093Preset Styles 100 Styles x 8 Sections (800 Patterns)|
|Data Capacity||Approx. 86,000 notes10 Songs100 Styles x 8 Sections (800 Patterns)100 User Phrases|
|Note Resolution||196 clocks/quarter note|
|Recording Function||Realtime, Step, Punch-in, Edit Insert|
|Sequence Format||SMF (Standard MIDI File), ESEQ, QY300|
Storage and Connectivity
|Storage||External Drives||3.5" 2DD/2HD-type floppy disk drive|
|Connectivity||Foot Control||Sustain, Foot Controller, Foot Volume,|
|LINE OUT||L/Mono, R : 1/4" Jack|
|PHONE OUT||Stereo 1/4" Jack|
|Included Accessories||Others||Factory Set & Demonstration Disk, Owner's Manual, power cord|