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Alesis Fusion 8HD

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88 Note Fully Weighted Keyboard Workstation


The Alesis Fusion has a true VA engine, comprised of multiple oscillators, filters, and envelopes.

Frequency Modulation (FM) programs. True FM synthesis for absolutely accurate, classic FM sounds and programming.

Physical Modeling programs. Realistic physical models of breath-driven instruments. From flutes and clarinets to wild and bizarre sonic textures.


  • 88 Note Fully Weighted Keyboard Workstations

  • Four integrated synthesis types: Sample Playback, Virtual Analog, FM, and Physical Modeling

  • Full synth workstation with 8 track 24-bit hard disk recording

  • 16-bit sampler with comprehensive waveform editing with internal memory expandable from 64MB to 192MB

  • 32 Track MIDI sequencer built in with integrated multi-channel digital audio playback

  • The only workstation of its kind that can save and load programs off of a hard disk (or the removable Compact Flash memory), by storing all your sounds on the internal disk and always having your programs available to you. You'll never have to load samples off a slow CD-ROM or floppy-disk again!

  • Onboard grand piano based on acclaimed "Holy Grail Piano," by Q Up Arts

  • Storage options include built-in 40 Gig hard disk, USB 2.0 and Compact flash.

  • Multi-channel input and output options in both analog and digital (S/PDIF and ADAT Lightpipe)

  • Fully assignable buttons and 360 knobs for hands-on control of synth parameters (or control of external gear through MIDI)

  • Fully programmable arpeggiator with standard, phrase, and drum machine playback

  • Large 240x128 backlit LCD


  • Tone Generator

  • Fusion Engine Synthesis - Sample Playback, Virtual Analog, FM, and Physical Modeling

  • Polyphony- Dynamic processor allocation varies depending on the complexity of your program.

  • Sample playback: 272 voicesFM: 240 voicesVirtual Analog: 140 voicesPhysical Model - Reed: 60 voicesPhysical Model - Wind: 48 voices

  • Multitimbral Capacity16 parts in Mix mode32 Parts in Song mode

  • Waveforms- tones120 MB

  • SoundsPreset Instruments: 831 Programs- ROM / 241 Programs- Hard DiskPreset Drumkits : 55 Drumkits

  • Mixes96 Mixes (ROM and HD)

  • Filters13 types

  • Effects- types and amt20 Reverbs, 10 Chorus, 50 Insert Effects, 4 Band EQ (low shelf, low, mid, high mid, high shelf)

  • A/D Conversion24-bit, 64 X oversampling

  • D/A Conversion24-bit, 128 X oversampling

  • SamplerMulti-samples (waveform capacity)512 samples per Multisample

  • Sampling sourcesAnalog Input L/R, Stereo Output (resampling)

  • Sampling Frequencies44.1 kHz

  • Sampling Bit Depth- 16-bit

  • MemoryMemory 64MB installed, optional expansion to 192MB

  • Sampling Time11 Min, 53 Sec (with onboard memory), 37 Min, 15 Sec (with full expansion memory)

  • Sample FormatsAlesis format Fusion Converter Software-PC/Mac (Imports .wav, aif, Akai S-1000/3000/5000 Samples/Program data and Soundfonts)

  • SequencerNote CapacityUnlimited / based on HD limitationsNote Resolution - 480 ppqTracks-32 MIDI Tracks / 8 Audio Tracks Songs-Based on available Hard Disk/Compact Flash storage

  • ArpeggiaterPreset: Preset 490User: Unlimited

  • Sequence FormatSMF Type 1

  • ControllersPitch Bend Wheel, Modulation Wheel, Aftertouch, Assignable Control Knobs (4), Assignable Trigger Buttons (4), Assignable Switches (2)

  • Display240 x 128 backlit LCD

  • External StorageCompact Flash Type I and Type II (Flash and Microdrives),

  • ConnectorsStereo Input L-Mono/R (Standard 1/4 Jack), Stereo Headphone Output (Standard 1/4 Jack),Stereo Main Output L/R (Standard 1/4 Jack), Stereo Aux Output L/R (Standard 1/4 Jack), S/PDIF Output (Coax/Optical), ADAT Output (Optical), MIDI In/Out/Thru, Sustain Pedal, Footswitch, Expression Pedal, USB (to Host), HD Recording Inputs 1-8 (Standard 1/4 Jack), External Drive (SATA), AC Inlet

  • Power Consumption50 W

  • DimensionsFusion 8HD: 51.5x14x5 in, 130.8x35.6x12.7cm Fusion 6HD: 35.5x14x4 in, 90.2x35.6x10.2 cm

  • WeightFusion 8HD: 56.4 lb, 25.6 kg Fusion 6HD: 30.4 lb, 13.8 kg

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