E-MU Proteus/2 XR

E-MU Proteus 2 XR Sound Module
The Proteus/2 XR sound module is the same as the Proteus/2 but with extended RAM for storing another 192 user presets and were shipped with 128 new presets, which 64 of ROM presets were duplicated in RAM.

Preset Library
E-MU also created additional presets for the Proteus/2 in SysEx format and delivered on floppy disks. Each volume consisted of a bank with 64 presets.

3103 – Proteus 2 Preset Library Vol. 1: Orchestral Hitz
3103.2 – Proteus 2 Preset Library Vol. 2: Orchestral Moods
3105 – Proteus 2 Preset Library Vol. 3: Bash

Expansion
Protologic board with 4MB ROM by InVision Interactive.

Technical Specifications
ROM Size: 4MB
Sample Rate/Bitrate: 39kHz 16-bit
Presets: 384 (256 RAM, 128 ROM)
Instruments: 144
Polyphony: 32 Voices
MIDI Channels: 16
Filters: No
FX: No
MIDI Ports: 3
Audio Outs: 6
Digital Outs: No

Factory Demos

Proteus/2 XR Demo

 

Preset & Instrument Listing

Presets - Bank 0 RAM
000. Solo Cello
001. Solo Viola
002. Solo Violin
003. Quartet
004. Solo Chamber
005. Arco Basses
006. Arco Celli
007. Arco Violas
008. Arco Violins
009. Marcato 1
010. Marcato 2
011. Legato Str
012. Concerto
013. Pizz Basses
014. Pizz Celli
015. Pizz Violas
016. Pizz Violins
017. Pizzicato 1
018. Pizzicato 2
019. Trem Strings
020. Tremulus
021. Strgs/Flutes
022. Resting Pad
023. Divertimento
024. Flute
025. Piccolo
026. Oboe
027. English Horn
028. Clarinet
029. BassClarinet
030. Bassoon
031. Contrbassoon
032. Chamber Wind
033. SectionWinds
034. Epilogue
035. Wind Stack
036. FrenchHorn 1
037. FrenchHorn 2
038. Horns&Strngs
039. Trumpet 1
040. Trumpet 2
041. Two Trumpets
042. Harmon Mute
043. Trombone 1
044. Trombone 2
045. Tuba
046. Back Brass
047. Bright Brass
048. ChamberBrass
049. BrassStrings
050. Timpani
051. Gong/Cymbal
052. Bass/Snare+
053. Temple Block
054. Xylophone
055. Glockenspiel
056. Celesta
057. TubularBells
058. Percussion 1
059. Percussion 2
060. Harp
061. Harpstrings
062. Harpsikord
063. Notre Dame
Presets - Bank 1 RAM
064. Winter Signs
065. Deep Pad
066. Portamento/F
067. BellEnsemble
068. Cyberspace
069. PizzMoogBass
070. Marimbala
071. GrimReaper
072. Tinker Bell
073. Carousel
074. Exotic Harp
075. Darn Saucers
076. Bronze Pad
077. Vibraphone
078. Astral Flute
079. Kool Bass
080. Sombre Winds
081. Space Cowboy
082. The Machine
083. Early Perc
084. Gently Now
085. Piccolodeeyo
086. Infinite One
087. ShimmerWays
088. Turbo Bass
089. Requiem
090. Wrong Room
091. Analog Pad
092. Chapel Organ
093. Electrovocal
094. Fat Boy Tuba
095. SawBass/Lead
096. Vienna Dream
097. Vertigo Pad
098. Tarkus Twin
099. RoomOfStrngs
100. Magic Bells
101. Reginatron
102. Sub It!
103. Psychlotron
104. CloudChamber
105. Sepulcher
106. Lurch Pluck
107. Pizz/Piccolo
108. Vampirical
109. String Thing
110. Galapagos
111. Square One
112. Square Link
113. < * >
114. Sardonicus
115. Master Tron
116. Lo Wind Inst
117. Sympathetic
118. Windchimes
119. Boat Haus
120. Glitter God
121. Story Bass
122. Nice Night
123. Prophet Lead
124. Prophet Link
125. Whistl’n Joe
126. Link2Shimmer
127. Ascending
Presets - Bank 2 RAM
128. FusionHorn 1
129. FusionHorn 2
130. Power Cello
131. Devil Dance
132. Myth Maker
133. Pluck d’Bois
134. Pluck d’Bras
135. Moon Shaman
136. Shnow Sheen
137. Large Craft
138. EgyptianReed
139. Mongol Man
140. MysteryScene
141. Pipe Dream
142. ElectricLady
143. AnalogueMood
144. Just Violin
145. Violin&Viola
146. DuoQuartetto
147. Quartet 2
148. Quartet 3
149. Solo Chello
150. Warm Chamber
151. Vlns&Violas
152. StringStack
153. StrStackLink
154. Sctn2Strings
155. StereoStrngs
156. ForbodinStrg
157. String Swell
158. Dark Strings
159. Fat Section
160. BassoViolino
161. Celli Violi
162. Bowed()Pizz
163. Paper Pizza
164. Synth-N-Pitz
165. String Stuff
166. 3 Octave Pix
167. Violin&Oboe
168. Clarinola
169. Oboes/Cellos
170. Clar/Piccolo
171. Bassoon/Picc
172. 2 Flutes
173. Dos Obos
174. 2 Eng.Hns.
175. 2 Clarinets
176. OboePressure
177. 2 Bassoons
178. Treble Choir
179. Vrb Hrn/Bsn
180. Verb Fl/Ob.
181. Verb Ob/Eng
182. Verb Wind 1
183. Verb Wind 2
184. Wind 1/2
185. Xylo Piccolo
186. Flutehorn
187. Pan Pipes
188. Clarinet/Tpt
189. Clar./Bassn.
190. Octave Winds
191. SfzOctBrass
Presets - Bank 3 RAM
192. SfzOctLink
193. SoloEbHorn
194. GoofyHorns
195. D Trumpet
196. Piccolo Tpt
197. Bob Trumpets
198. FrnHornTrmpt
199. Xfade Tpt
200. Xfade Fr Hrn
201. SuperFatSctn
202. Sans Strings
203. Xylo 2 Malet
204. Timp/Chm/Glk
205. Lo Timp&Bell
206. Elec*Gamelan
207. Cel./Glock
208. Stones&Bones
209. Xylo/Temple
210. EastWestDrum
211. Tb.Bl/Orc.Bl
212. J-Piano
213. Gentle Harp
214. Octave Harps
215. TubularPiano
216. Chime Clock
217. Doime Block
218. HarpsiThick
219. HarpsiSynth
220. Harpsi/Harp
221. Harp/Celeste
222. Harp/Cel.8va
223. Kosmos Keys
224. Harpsicato
225. Giant Slntem
226. Backbone
227. Ice Eleven
228. Synthreed
229. 70 Synth A
230. 70 Synth B
231. Hill Horn
232. Tiny Lute
233. Northern Pad
234. Slow Sines
235. Cycle Sines
236. Bass & Bass
237. Tuba Lead
238. DarkInterval
239. The Saw
240. The Saw Filt
241. Hell World
242. Moog Lead
243. Giant Moog<<
244. Dreamscape
245. Eon Machine
246. Basses 8vb
247. PizzBass 8vb
248. PizzVlns 8va
249. Trem Str 8vb
250. Piccolo 8va
251. BassClar 8vb
252. Cntrbsn 8vb
253. Tuba 8vb
254. TempleBlk8va
255. –Default–
Presets - Bank 4 ROM
256. Solo Cello
257. Solo Viola
258. Solo Violin
259. Quartet
260. Solo Chamber
261. Arco Basses
262. Arco Celli
263. Arco Violas
264. Arco Violins
265. Marcato 1
266. Marcato 2
267. Legato Str
268. Concerto
269. Pizz Basses
270. Pizz Celli
271. Pizz Violas
272. Pizz Violins
273. Pizzicato 1
274. Pizzicato 2
275. Trem Strings
276. Tremulus
277. Strgs/Flutes
278. Resting Pad
279. Divertimento
280. Flute
281. Piccolo
282. Oboe
283. English Horn
284. Clarinet
285. BassClarinet
286. Bassoon
287. Contrbassoon
288. Chamber Wind
289. SectionWinds
290. Epilogue
291. Wind Stack
292. FrenchHorn 1
293. FrenchHorn 2
294. SectionHorns
295. Trumpet 1
296. Trumpet 2
297. Two Trumpets
298. Harmon Mute
299. Trombone 1
300. Trombone 2
301. Tuba
302. Back Brass
303. Bright Brass
304. ChamberBrass
305. BrassStrings
306. Timpani
307. Gong/Cymbal
308. Bass/Snare+
309. Temple Block
310. Xylophone
311. Glockenspiel
312. Celesta
313. TubularBells
314. Percussion 1
315. Percussion 2
316. Harp
317. Harpstrings
318. Harpsikord
319. Notre Dame
Presets - Bank 5 ROM
320. Harpsomatic
321. Phaedra
322. Cimbalon
323. Recorder
324. Koto
325. Dream Garden
326. Amplify Bass
327. Asian Reed
328. Soft Harp
329. Jazz Bass
330. Grandfather
331. Classic Gtr
332. Temple Bell
333. StrHarmonic
334. CelloPhane
335. Gamba Musik
336. Quintoctave
337. Basses&Vios
338. Violin&Celli
339. Arco Vlns
340. Arco Duet
341. Str Section
342. Arco Strings
343. In The Pit
344. <<InThePit<<
345. Rotary Chmbr
346. Krummhorns
347. C.Bsn/Dbl Bs
348. Soft Flute
349. Hi Wind Solo
350. VerbClarinet
351. PiccoloPeace
352. Flute/Oboe
353. Clar./Flute
354. Clar/Bassoon
355. Double Reeds
356. Bassoon/Horn
357. Alto Flute
358. WindEnsemble
359. DblReeds/Hrn
360. Verb Horn
361. Xprsv Cornet
362. Bone&Trumpet
363. Bone&Tuba
364. Trombones
365. Sfz Brass
366. Horn Vel+Whl
367. Afroblocks
368. Timba Mallet
369. Timp w/Tone
370. Bass Drum
371. TimpLowBlock
372. Deep Drum
373. Triangle
374. Big Log
375. Gamelan
376. Clarinet/Bb
377. Clarinet/A
378. BassClar/Bb
379. Eng.Horn/F
380. FrenchHorn/F
381. Trumpet/Bb
382. Trumpet/D
383. –Default–
Instruments
000. None
001. Arco Basses
002. Arco Celli
003. Arco Violas
004. ArcoViolins
005. Dark Basses
006. Dark Celli
007. Dark Violas
008. DarkViolins
009. Low Tremolo
010. HighTremolo
011. Tremolande
012. Strings 1
013. Strings 2
014. Strings 3
015. Solo Cello
016. Solo Viola
017. Solo Violin
018. Quartet 1
019. Quartet 2
020. Quartet 3
021. Quartet 4
022. Gambambo
023. Pizz Basses
024. Pizz Celli
025. Pizz Violas
026. Pizz Violin
027. Pizzicombo
028. Flute w/Vib
029. Flute noVib
030. Alt. Flute
031. Piccolo
032. Bass Clar.
033. Clarinet
034. B.Clar/Clar
035. Cntrbassoon
036. Bassoon
037. EnglishHorn
038. Oboe w/Vib
039. Oboe noVib
040. Alt. Oboe
041. Woodwinds
042. Hi Trombone
043. Lo Trombone
044. mf Trumpet
045. ff Trumpet
046. Harmon Mute
047. mf Fr. Horn
048. ff Fr. Horn
049. Tuba
050. ff Brass
051. mf Brass
052. Harp
053. Xylophone
054. Celesta
055. Triangle
056. Bass Drum
057. Snare Drum+
058. Piatti
059. TempleBlock
060. Glocknspiel
061. Percussion1
062. Percussion2
063. Low Perc 2
064. High Perc 2
065. TubularBell
066. Timpani
067. Timp/T.Bell
068. Tamborine
069. Tam Tam
070. Percussion3
071. Special FX
072. Oct 1 Sine
073. Oct 2 All
074. Oct 3 All
075. Oct 4 All
076. Oct 5 All
077. Oct 6 All
078. Oct 7 All
079. Oct 2 Odd
080. Oct 3 Odd
081. Oct 4 Odd
082. Oct 5 Odd
083. Oct 6 Odd
084. Oct 7 Odd
085. Oct 2 Even
086. Oct 3 Even
087. Oct 4 Even
088. Oct 5 Even
089. Oct 6 Even
090. Oct 7 Even
091. Low Odds
092. Low Evens
093. FourOctaves
094. Sine Wave
095. Tri Wave
096. Square Wave
097. Pulse 33%
098. Pulse 25%
099. Pulse 10%
100. Sawtooth
101. SawOddGone
102. Ramp
103. RampEveOnly
104. Vio Essence
105. Buzzoon
106. Brassy Wave
107. Reedy Buzz
108. Growl Wave
109. HarpsiWave
110. Fuzzy Gruzz
111. Power 5ths
112. Filt Saw
113. Ice Bell
114. Bronze Age
115. Iron Plate
116. Aluminum
117. Lead Beam
118. SteelXtract
119. WinterGlass
120. TwnBellWash
121. Orch Bells
122. Tubular SE
123. SoftBellWav
124. Swirly
125. Tack Attack
126. ShimmerWave
127. Moog Lead
128. B3 SE
129. Mild Tone
130. Piper
131. Ah Wave
132. Vocal Wave
133. Fuzzy Clav
134. Electrhode
135. Whine 1
136. Whine 2
137. Metal Drone
138. Silver Race
139. MetalAttack
140. Filter Bass
141. UprightPizz
142. NylonPluck1
143. NylonPluck2
144. PluckedBass

 

Downloads

E-MU Proteus 2 XR Operation Manual
E-MU Proteus 2 XR Factory User Presets

Factory Reset & Diagnostics

This procedure destroys any presets stored in RAM.

1. Hold both Master and Edit buttons down and power on the unit.
2. Once booted up into the Diagnostics menu, turn the Data wheel knob to Initialize.
3. Press the flashing Enter button.
4. Press Enter again to confirm.
5. Turn the unit off, wait a few seconds and turn the unit on.
6. Load the factory user presets from SysEx file.