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Waldorf Q+

keyboard (2001)

Extra edition with bigger polyphony and 16 analog filters. Rarest and best from the series


OVERVIEW 61 keys with velocity and aftertouch, lcd display (2x20 character),  72 LEDs, 58  edit knobs, red data encoder, waldorf menu matrix and headphones; exists in 2 outfits:
- ruby red standard
- phoenix limited edition from 2008
Thanks God, no yelowww version 

-is the standard version with digital filter and 16 voices polyphony

Terminal connectors:
2 pedal CV input
Stereo External In jack for feeding external audio signals into the Mixer section.
Main Out jacks
Sub Out 1 jacks AUX stereo
Sub Out 2 jacks AUX stereo
Midi interface IN OUT THRU
Digital SPDIF coaxial  (44.1kHz / 48kHz switchable)
Card slot for RAM CARD


OSCILLATORS 100 voices polyphony . Each voice is composed by up to 3 digital oscillators + 2 sub-oscillators are available per voice . Shapes: choosing between pulse (variable width also assignable to modula ion) ,sawtooth, triangle, sinewave or two PPG-like ALTERNATIVE wavetables with128 waves each (called "Alt1" and "Alt2"). Mixer between OSC1/OSC2 with Balance, each signal source (oscillator, noise, ringmod, external audio signal) can be balanced individually between filter 1 and filter 2 (see below)

ENVELOPE 4 bipolar envelopes, enhanced ADSR configuration with loop and one shot function

LFO three LFOs and a16-way modulation matrix. LFO speed rate up to 2600Hz

FILTER The Q+ features 16 assignable analog filters, analog low pass filters. If wanted, two analog filters can be used simultaneously per voice, resulting in a maximum filter slope of 48 dB.
Also standard digital double Filters (serial and parallel routing switchable), different types, all including FM and distortion:
Low Pass (12dB/24dB)
Band Pass (12dB/24dB)
High Pass (12dB/24dB)
Notch (12dB/24dB)
Comb Filter (positive/negative feedback)

Effect , arpeggiator, sequencer and memory

EFFECTS  8 effects processors, 2 per sound that include Chorus, Flanger, Phaser, Overdrive, AM, Delay, Reverb and special Vocoder with 25 bands

ARPEGGIATOR with user pattern, including accents, timing information, swing, glide and chords.

SEQUENCER 100 user patterns; 32 steps per pattern, polyphonic recording

MEMORY User Patches 300  + User Performances 100   + User Drum Kits 20. Can be expanded using RAM cards.

waldorf q+ boot OS

Waldorf Q+ Specifications

Model: Q +
Brand: waldorf music
Year Released: 2000
Display_ 2x20 character 
Polyphony: 100 voices
Performance: 16 part Multi mode.
-Filter Types (digital): 12dB Slope (2-pole), 24dB Slope (4-pole), Band Pass, Comb, Formant, High Pass, Low Pass, Resonance
- Filter types (analog) for 16 voices low pass model

• 16 part multi timbral
• 300 single programs
• 100 multi programs
• 100 step sequencer patterns
• 20 drum maps
• 58 endless dials
• 39 buttons for editing
• 2 x 20 character display
• 5 octave keyboard
• 1 Pitch Bend Wheel,1 Modulation Wheel
• 2 Control Buttons
• 6 analog outputs (3 stereo outs)
• 2 analog inputs (1 stereo in)
• 1 coax S/PDIF output (44.1kHz)
• MIDI In/Out/Thru
• 2 Switch Inputs (e.g. Sustain Pedal, Gate In etc.)
• 2 CV Inputs (e.g. Foot Pedal, external controller etc.)
• built-in universal voltage power supply
• Dimensions: Width 995mm, Height 135mm, Depth 360mm

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