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DASZ ALEX Multitrack Music Production System Hands-On Demo

At the 2018 NAMM Show, DASZ was demoing the ALEX, a hardware sequencer and synthesizer that can be expanded to meet your needs.

ALEX is a scalable hardware system with up to 16 stereo tracks, four displays, and an easy-to-use interface. Its distributed hardware and software technology enables multiple hardware modules to function as one integrated music machine.

Main Module:

  • 4 stereo instrument tracks + main mix
  • 4 stereo virtual looper tracks
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 5” widescreen color LCD screen
  • 4 RGB track buttons
  • 8 RGB push encoders
  • 8 RGB buttons
  • Outputs: Main (2x 1/4”), AUX/phones (1x stereo 1/4”)
  • MIDI – IN and OUT
  • USB Host
  • USB Device
  • SD Card for storage
  • 1 expansion card slot
  • 1 DSP expansion slot
  • Power (120-240v)
  • Dimensions: 22cm x 25cm (8.6 x 9.8 Inches)
  • Weight: 4.34lbs /1.97kg

Expansion Module:

  • 4 stereo instrument tracks
  • 4 stereo virtual looper tracks
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 5” widescreen color LCD screen
  • 4 RGB track buttons
  • 8 RGB push encoders
  • 8 RGB buttons
  • 1 expansion card slot
  • 1 DSP expansion slot
  • Dimensions: 15cm x 25cm (5.9 x 9.8 Inches)
  • Weight: 2.25lbs / 1.02kg

Expansion Card:

Add 4 inputs and 4 outputs to a MAIN or EXPAND module.

  • Inputs: 4x ¼” mono inputs configurable as mono or stereo pairs
  • Outputs 4x ¼” mono outputs configurable mono, stereo pairs or high speed CV outs

Pricing and Availability

The ALEX is available for pre-order now, priced starting at US $899. See the DASZ site for more information.