No Boxes – Aesthetics are a huge factor in the purchase decision of any piano. Old out of date technology hanging on your piano diminishes your pianos value. QRS has always offered a means of avoiding “The Box”. Now we have taken it a step further, full wireless control of the system.
Integrated Record* – PNOscan integration gives you the possibility of networked lessons, performances and recordings. It provides position feedback of the keys movements, improving accuracy and performance.
Integrated Sounds* – Perform, Practice, and Playback with MIDI sounds built in.
Simple to Use – Three ways to use your system:
Traditional Remote Control, insert music and push play – no networks, no IPods, no passwords…
WiFi enabled device – Interface is like a juke box in your hand, offers stealth updates, instant music purchases, and easy playlist creation.
Legacy controllers you currently own – big libraries of existing CDs are still good, continue to use the controls you
are comfortable with.
Music Now** – No internet is necessary, no iTunes is required. All music is available instantly when you want it, by the song, album, or collection. Easily customized playlists will deliver the perfect atmosphere.
Full Control – Peace of mind that the software tools to enhance the PNOmation ‘s performance are in your hand.
* requires the integration of record technology similar to PNOscan
** some copyright restrictions apply.
Optic sensors record with meticulous precision
Now, with PNOscanTM MIDI record strip, you can record music directly on your piano using state-of-the-art optical sensors that record every piano key motion with unparalleled accuracy and precision.
Sustain, Soft and Sustenuto pedals are equipped with optical sensors to record precise levels of incremental movement to faithfully reproduce every pedaling action as well. Importantly, PNOscan™ MIDI record strip captures the full profile of movement of the piano key and pedal action over the course of a musical piece, providing a truly authentic recording of the expressive timing and dynamics of the individual pianist.
No interference to piano keyboard touch or response
PNOscanTM MIDI record strip uses optic sensors, eliminating the concern among discriminating musicians that the mechanical interference of traditional recording strips can change the touch or response of the piano keyboard. With PNOscanTM MIDI record strip there is no physical contact; optic sensors monitor the movement of each piano key, precisely recreating every detail of the original piano performance including the force, speed and duration of each note played.
A valuable tool for piano students and professionals
PNOscanTM MIDI record strip is designed to be a valuable high-performance solution for discerning musicians and composers yet is reasonably priced enough and practical for everyday use by piano students, music teachers or anyone who wants to save their piano performances or recitals. Recordings can be output as standard MIDI files or on the QRS Pianomation® player piano system for more dynamic playback.
Designed for easy installation
The PNOscanTM MIDI record strip is extremely sleek and low profile, and easy to install. Traditional recording retrofit strips can require precise height positioning and occasional keyboard modifications. These steps are unnecessary with PNOscan’s optical technology. The PNOscanTM MIDI record strip now comes standard on all Story & Clark pianos. The PNOscanTM MIDI record strip can also be retrofitted on a piano you already