Users may create sequences by utilizing the 16 linear tracks or eight pattern tracks and the huge database of musical styles, including new Rock, R&B and Hip-Hop styles, created specifically for the QY100. The unit also features AWM2 (Advanced Wave Memory 2) tone generation, 519 normal and 20 drum XG format preset voices, 32-note polyphony, 24-way multi-timbral voices, and three XG Level 1 programmable 24-bit effects processors. Additional features include: 4 MB Wave ROM; 20 drum kits; 27 chord types; 128 preset styles and 64 user styles (each with six user-programmed selections); 4,000-plus preset phrases; 32,000-note capacity; 24-track 480 PPQ sequencer; and 25-300 BPM tempo mapping.
A guitar/mic section, complete with A/D converter, allows a guitar or microphone to be directly connected. This section is complete with input, gain control, multiple amplifier simulation options and multiple effects.
The addition of a SmartMedia slot enables huge numbers of MIDI song files to be stored and transferred to and from the unit to a computer (using the included Data Filer utility software). Connections include MIDI IN/OUT, line/headphone out, foot switch, DC IN and TO HOST port. An intuitive user interface, including an easy-to-read 128x64 LCD display and 25-key mini-keyboard, provides fast programming and operation.
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