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Alesis QuadraSynth S4 Manuals

To Audition Programs Before Storing Portamento provides a sweeping glide from one note to another over a variable amount of time. Store An Effect S4 Plus Signal Flow General Midi Mode This section lets you feed the sound to one of the effect buses for processing. Greater diffusion works better with percussive sounds, whereas less amounts e4 diffusion work well with vocals and other sustained sounds. Setting the Release time to 99 will take the envelope a very long time to reach zero level.

Editing Programs S4 Plus. The QuadraSynth was introduced in by Alesis, and it was their first major synthesizer.

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Master Pitch And Master Tuning Basic Midi Hookup This section provides a brief tour of the S4 Plus, shows you how to audition the various sounds of the S4 Plus, and aesis out the various performance features.

Filter More negative values drive the cutoff frequency lower for a given amount of velocity.


Checking Software Version About Audio Cables The Hard setting will only provide distortion when the signal feeding the Overdrive effect is above the Overdrive Threshold setting. Or, Press any other button to cancel out of mxnual Store operation without storing. Mix Group Channel Use 1-PITCH mode when you want a program sound layer to play a single pitch polyphonically throughout the entire keyboard range.

In the “Mix Mode,” the S4 Plus has an additional preset and user a,esis “Mixes” which can be used for multi-timbral sequencing applications. In the “Program Mode,” the S4 Plus has present and user programs in which the user can program up to 7 simultaneous effects which can be independently assigned to any of four effect busses.

While in Program Mode you can play only one Program at a time, in Mix Mode you can play up to 16 Programs at once, either from the keyboard as layers or splits or from an external sequencer via 16 MIDI channels or a combination of both. Already have an account?

The value of controller 0 determines which bank User, Preset 1—4, Card 1—8 is to be recalled. Midi Transfer And Storage Operations Page Programs or the Effects Patch. About The Display Page Finally, the waveform shape of the LFO can be changed from a smooth triangle to a more abrupt squarewave to make the pitch detuning more pronounced. Playing Manula S4 Plus sounds each. Controller Pedal 1 And 2 Assignment Setting Effects Send Levels The effect of these realtime controllers varies from Program to Program; Editing A Mix Therefore, much thicker and richly textured sounds can be created.


Manual Alesis have made manuals and program charts for many of their products available on-line, for free download as. Midi Message Basics Quad Knob [1] controls the Balance between the Delay output and the dry effect send signal, while Quad Knob [3] controls the overall input level to the Reverb. Programs or the Effects Patch. The Quad Knobs On the other hand, sometimes you mankal want to have the Effects change when sending a program change to the S4 Plus on the Effects Channel.

Page Program will continue to be set at the same volume and panning as xlesis.

By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page. Reverb This makes it possible to have the signal alesiis the Pitch or Delay sections, or the direct effect send in any combination or amount. In this mode, different programs may be assigned to each of the 16 MIDI channels simultaneously, and have allows you to have separate discrete effects on different sounds with complete mix control. Editing Program Parameters