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Alesis Qs8 Old Keyboarfd

Postby wezeb » Tue Feb 25, 2014 12:24 am

My church has a Alesis QS8 keyboard(It was donated). I just started playing on it an am trying to get a deep organ or good piano sound. There was no manual. I have worked with the settings but cannot get a deep rich sound. Does anyone have any advice on how to set the keys for this sound.14

4/1 - I have read the manual and attempted to set up a bank/patch so I get a church organ. The sound is horrible(too much base). Can someone walk me thru setting up a bank/patch of 2-025. Also how do you adjust the bass sound?
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Re: Alesis Qs8 Old Keyboarfd

Postby rhino » Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:48 am

Welcome to the board!

Download the manual here:
http://alesis.com/stuff/contentmgr/file ... manual.pdf

download the "patch list" also: The user bank may have been changed, but the 4 preset banks will still be there as listed.

This synth IS capable of great sounds. In the future, you might want to keep an eye on ebay for a "Sanctuary" sound-card. It has many more pipe organ samples and patches.

Until you get the hang of programming this old beast, read the manual about selecting "banks" and try these:
bank/patch 2-025
3-025, 3-026
4 - 019
user -025

EDIT: Are you using a guitar amp? Not a good choice for a keyboard. Try a bass amp at least, or a real keyboard amp.
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Re: Alesis Qs8 Old Keyboarfd

Postby wezeb » Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:23 am

Thanks for the input. I will review the manual read about banks. I will also try to figure out how to do the set the samples you sent.
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