E-MU Proteus FX

E-MU Proteus FX Sound Module

The Proteus FX sound module features 8MB of digital samples modeled after the Proteus 1 Pop/Rock and Proteus 2 Orchestral sound sets, with the addition of the Proformance grand piano sample. From rich solo and ensemble strings, to warm woodwinds, to solid drums and percussion, to heavy guitars, basses and synth sounds, the Proteus FX is perfect for composing or performance in a variety of musical styles including pop, rock, jazz and symphonic.

Preset Library
E-MU also created additional presets for the Proteus FX in SysEx format and delivered on floppy disks. Each volume consisted of 256 presets.

3121 – Modern Mix/Textures
3122 – Fusion/Power Pro
3123 – General MIDI
3124 – Synth FX
3125 – Orchestral

Technical Specifications
ROM Size: 8MB
Sample Rate/Bitrate: 39kHz 16-bit
Presets: 512 (256 RAM, 256 ROM)
Instruments: 204
Polyphony: 32 Voices
MIDI Channels: 16
Filters: 1
FX: 32
MIDI Ports: 3
Audio Outs: 2
Digital Outs: No

Factory Demos

Proteus FX Demo 1
Proteus FX Demo 2

 

Preset & Instrument Listing

Presets - Bank 0 RAM
000. kbd:GrandPno
001. kbd:Heaven
002. kbd:TinePno*
003. kbd:7ftGrand
004. kbd:ElGrand1
005. kbd:Roadz 1
006. kbd:Tine EP
007. kbd:Claved
008. prc:Marimba
009. prc:Vibe>Mod
010. prc:TimbaMal
011. prc:Javanese
012. prc:Celeste
013. prc:Trinidad
014. prc:Carillon
015. prc:Glock
016. org:VintgeB3
017. org:That B3
018. org:Be Vocal
019. org:Rock #2
020. org:3rd Perc
021. org:PureTone
022. org:Synthgan
023. org:Tarkus
024. gtr:EcoStrat
025. gtr:ClenStrt
026. gtr:Acoustic
027. gtr:12String
028. gtr:CombPad*
029. gtr:Funky
030. gtr:Mutes
031. gtr:Lazy G
032. bas:Miracle
033. bas:& Harms
034. bas:Jazzer
035. bas:TurboSyn
036. bas:FlintRok
037. bas:FunkyPop
038. bas:Chorused
039. bas:Noser
040. str:Viol Duo
041. str:BigViola
042. str:BigCello
043. str:Soloists
044. str:PizzViol
045. str:PizzCeli
046. str:8va Pizz
047. str:Quartet
048. ens:Xpresive
049. ens:Orchstra
050. ens:Moody
051. ens:Symphony
052. ens:VoxHuman
053. ens:Str&Vox
054. ens:Choir
055. ens:OBString
056. brs:HdTrumpt
057. brs:MutedTpt
058. brs:Trombone
059. brs:Fr Horns
060. brs:Section*
061. brs:Full On*
062. brs:VelFalls
063. brs:Layers
064. red:SteroSax
065. red:”G” Sax
066. red:Bari Sax
067. red:Soprano
068. red:TwinMood
069. red:Eng Horn
070. red:DblSectn
071. red:Oboe
072. pip:VerbFlut
073. pip:Whistle
074. pip:ButtrFlu
075. pip:Calliope
076. pip:Herble
077. pip:SynthVox
078. pip:Pizzillo
079. pip:Sakura
080. led:BrasSolo
081. led:MeinSolo
082. led:SoloMini
083. led:Hollow
084. led:Venus NV
085. led:PortaMod
086. led:BuzzSolo
087. led:FuseHorn
088. pad:Dark Syn
089. pad:Spiritu
090. pad:RoxyMuse
091. pad:Kryonite
092. pad:DeString
093. pad:CosmoMan
094. pad:Guidance
095. pad:Dynalog
096. syn:Krystala
097. syn:Iron Man
098. syn:Flashbak
099. syn:Phantazi
100. syn:RingHard
101. syn:Zoundz
102. syn:Watering
103. syn:Glisando
104. eth:JamSteel
105. eth:Kyoto
106. eth:Metalia
107. eth:KingCong
108. eth:Dulcimer
109. eth:Balinese
110. eth:Far East
111. eth:Sitari *
112. drm:RockKit1
113. drm:Wacky
114. drm:SteroKit
115. drm:SynthKit
116. drm:Snares
117. drm:Kicks
118. drm:Cymbals
119. drm:Tamborin
120. sfx:Group #1
121. sfx:WildBoy*
122. sfx:Infinite
123. sfx:LostSoul
124. sfx:Cyclotrn
125. sfx:Insects
126. sfx:Control
127. sfx:Fluterby
Presets - Bank 1 RAM
000. kbd:BritePno
001. kbd:Dark Pno
002. kbd:PnoSyn *
003. kbd:ElGrand2
004. kbd:Dramatic
005. kbd:MedElPno
006. kbd:Harpsicd
007. kbd:Pizziano
008. prc:Islander
009. prc:OddVibes
010. prc:Tamblock
011. prc:Airimba
012. prc:Xylofony
013. prc:Submerge
014. prc:Maletoid
015. prc:CosmoBel
016. org:DrawBarz
017. org:Mod>Lesl
018. org:Clickety
019. org:Chorus
020. org:TheOther
021. org:Smoothy*
022. org:Reedy5th
023. org:Church
024. gtr:El 12Str
025. gtr:& Winds
026. gtr:El Jazz
027. gtr:Baroque
028. gtr:Baritone
029. gtr:Pianotar
030. gtr:Harmonic
031. gtr:Feedback
032. bas:Thunder
033. bas:El Viva
034. bas:Fretles1
035. bas:Slap #1
036. bas:BigBotm*
037. bas:DarkRock
038. bas:Mystery
039. bas:Bad Boy
040. str:Conductr
041. str:Diverti
042. str:Octaves
043. str:XpresPiz
044. str:PizzBass
045. str:PizVioln
046. str:Fr Cello
047. str:Vienna
048. ens:Melotron
049. ens:The Hall
050. ens:Montovan
051. ens:Concerto
052. ens:Envious
053. ens:Crystal*
054. ens:SloStrng
055. ens:Vostring
056. brs:Sax/Tpt
057. brs:Big City
058. brs:Fox Hunt
059. brs:T.O.P. *
060. brs:FullFall
061. brs:ThePops*
062. brs:Crispy
063. brs:Syntho
064. red:Alto Sax
065. red:5th Ave
066. red:NoVibObo
067. red:BariAlto
068. red:BasnEHrn
069. red:SecWinds
070. red:CombViol
071. red:ClarOboe
072. pip:Piccolo
073. pip:Chiffer
074. pip:BrethFlt
075. pip:Ocarina
076. pip:Insprate
077. pip:PanFlut*
078. pip:EcoFlut*
079. pip:Duces Hi
080. led:WynWoods
081. led:SoftSolo
082. led:Big Muff
083. led:Chiff
084. led:Mjr Solo
085. led:Buzzard
086. led:FrogFret
087. led:Reedy
088. pad:Voices
089. pad:NewerAge
090. pad:Sweeper
091. pad:Warm Up
092. pad:Empyrean
093. pad:PolySyn
094. pad:Britenes
095. pad:Essence
096. syn:echoist*
097. syn:Mem Moog
098. syn:Blue Ice
099. syn:Atmos
100. syn:Mod Harp
101. syn:CyberGuy
102. syn:Intervl5
103. syn:Spheric
104. eth:Kalimba
105. eth:Amnesia
106. eth:Shanai
107. eth:TikiRoom
108. eth:Lute
109. eth:AsiaReed
110. eth:JunglDrm
111. eth:Noh Way*
112. drm:EchoBeat
113. drm:Hip Kit*
114. drm:Zip kit
115. drm:Da Beat*
116. drm:909 Kit
117. drm:Syn Kit*
118. drm:Latino
119. drm:WinChime
120. sfx:Sub Rosa
121. sfx:Too Wyrd
122. sfx:Rockets
123. sfx:ByTheSea
124. sfx:Spacely
125. sfx:Forestry
126. sfx:Sputnik
127. sfx:Whales
Presets - Bank 2 ROM
000. kbd:VryGrand
001. kbd:RoadHaus
002. kbd:DigiPno*
003. kbd:Grandios
004. kbd:RoadzStr
005. kbd:Roadz 2
006. kbd:NoseClav
007. kbd:Clavinet
008. prc:Mod Vibe
009. prc:Marimba2
010. prc:MusicBox
011. prc:Vibrafon
012. prc:Bellafon
013. prc:Blok Hed
014. prc:TubeBels
015. prc:Cylybels
016. org:Cathedra
017. org:AnotherB
018. org:B Again
019. org:WarmTone
020. org:Notre
021. org:Accordia
022. org:MouthHrp
023. org:Obordian
024. gtr:Guitaras
025. gtr:The Hero
026. gtr:AcStereo
027. gtr:Buckeroo
028. gtr:PalmMute
029. gtr:Swirly
030. gtr:Syn Mute
031. gtr:8va Pick
032. bas:StonSlap
033. bas:Fretles2
034. bas:Syntheti
035. bas:Fretles3
036. bas:Super JX
037. bas:Slapper
038. bas:LosAngel
039. bas:Jupiter*
040. str:SoloViln
041. str:SoloViol
042. str:SoloCelo
043. str:CntraBas
044. str:Tremolo
045. str:PizzCmbo
046. str:OrchHarp
047. str:TimpCelo
048. ens:Strings
049. ens:Quartet2
050. ens:SynStrng
051. ens:XtraSlow
052. ens:VoxSpred
053. ens:StrayVox
054. ens:Ominous
055. ens:OrchHit*
056. brs:Trumpet
057. brs:Big Band
058. brs:Tuba
059. brs:And Wind
060. brs:FrHorns2
061. brs:Tijuana
062. brs:Gilespie
063. brs:Layered*
064. red:Sax&Mute
065. red:DblReedz
066. red:TenorSax
067. red:PowerSax
068. red:SynthSax
069. red:Layered*
070. red:Bassoon
071. red:BasClrnt
072. pip:SynFlute
073. pip:Flauta
074. pip:8vaFlute
075. pip:BrethEco
076. pip:Bottle
077. pip:Flut/Vox
078. pip:Xpresivo
079. pip:Picolode
080. led:Wissler
081. led:MoogSol1
082. led:New Ager
083. led:Medium
084. led:& Bass *
085. led:Hornz
086. led:Xpresso
087. led:MoogSol2
088. pad:AirStrng
089. pad:UpRite
090. pad:Vektor 4
091. pad:Cortext
092. pad:0 Gravty
093. pad:Coolness
094. pad:Grunge
095. pad:Mythical
096. syn:Rain
097. syn:Cubic Z
098. syn:Phairest
099. syn:PiPaBend
100. syn:Nova
101. syn:Burma
102. syn:Wrinkles
103. syn:MoonWalk
104. eth:Fiddle
105. eth:Kotoid
106. eth:EastPluk
107. eth:Sitarica
108. eth:Shamisen
109. eth:Koto
110. eth:SteelDrm
111. eth:Latimba*
112. drm:GM Drum*
113. drm:LatinDrm
114. drm:RokKit2
115. drm:Rap Kit
116. drm:Taiko
117. drm:Tam Tam
118. drm:AstroTmp
119. drm:RevCymbl
120. sfx:MetlVapr
121. sfx:WaleTale
122. sfx:RubrSlap
123. sfx:YourHead
124. sfx:Telefone
125. sfx:Spiritz
126. sfx:En Furno
127. sfx:Oh Heli
Presets - Bank 3 ROM
000. kbd:IceHeven
001. kbd:PnoWinds
002. kbd:PnoForte
003. kbd:Pad/Pno*
004. kbd:BigComp*
005. kbd:Pianorg
006. kbd:Wurli EP
007. kbd:Mute Pno
008. prc:Equinox
009. prc:Waterway
010. prc:Disonant
011. prc:Of China
012. prc:Omens
013. prc:VibroPad
014. prc:Shining
015. prc:BelleAir
016. org:ToTheBar
017. org:Tocatta7
018. org:5ths Bar
019. org:Kaligan*
020. org:Reedz
021. org:Doner
022. org:Fisamon
023. org:& Bass *
024. gtr:PlukFair
025. gtr:Warped
026. gtr:LapSteel
027. gtr:Combo12
028. gtr:Fingerz
029. gtr:Calm B4
030. gtr:AgntCoop
031. gtr:Xtopia
032. bas:FatSynth
033. bas:Rouge
034. bas:Sick One
035. bas:RoundSyn
036. bas:Slapper2
037. bas:Mondoid*
038. bas:Kisser
039. bas:Pulsar
040. str:PizzSter
041. str:PizCntrl
042. str:Swell
043. str:DevDance
044. str:PwrCello
045. str:AhVienna
046. str:Fairlite
047. str:Thematic
048. ens:Mix 1
049. ens:Legatto
050. ens:Mix 2 *
051. ens:PeaceOrc
052. ens:Chromax
053. ens:VoxWarpr
054. ens:StrGlide
055. ens:StrFalls
056. brs:Sesh Tpt
057. brs:X-hibit
058. brs:Chi-Town
059. brs:Waterboy
060. brs:Bones
061. brs:Popster
062. brs:DXster
063. brs:& Voices
064. red:Fusion
065. red:MythMakr
066. red:SaxonSun
067. red:Dead Sea
068. red:Spring
069. red:OBX Clar
070. red:Claraboe
071. red:Chamber
072. pip:MuteFlut
073. pip:Magical
074. pip:CryOnMe
075. pip:VerblAtk
076. pip:Flutachi
077. pip:The Flew
078. pip:Bellwiss
079. pip:FluteVox
080. led:Echo Tpt
081. led:Miles D
082. led:IsleyRok
083. led:5thsLead
084. led:Synister
085. led:SynSushi
086. led:O Drive*
087. led:PipeSolo
088. syn:LunaWind
089. syn:BrassVox
090. syn:DarkAges
091. syn:Mtalovox
092. syn:IceForst
093. syn:Mortale
094. syn:Terminus
095. lnk:#002&258
096. lnk:#028
097. lnk:#060
098. lnk:#061
099. lnk:#111
100. lnk:#121&243
101. lnk:#130&387
102. lnk:#149
103. lnk:#164
104. lnk:#181
105. lnk:#187
106. lnk:#189
107. lnk:#205
108. lnk:#206
109. lnk:#224
110. lnk:#239
111. lnk:#241
112. lnk:#245
113. lnk:#295
114. lnk:#311
115. lnk:#319
116. lnk:#340
117. lnk:#367
118. lnk:#368
119. lnk:#368
120. lnk:#368
121. lnk:#388
122. lnk:#403
123. lnk:#407
124. lnk:#421
125. lnk:#434&325
126. lnk:#470
127. lnk:#471
Instruments
000. None
001. Piano
002. Piano Pad
003. Loose Piano
004. Tight Piano
005. Strings
006. Long String
007. Slow String
008. Dark String
009. Voices
010. Slow Voices
011. Dark Choir
012. Synth Flute
013. Soft Flute
014. Alto Sax
015. Tenor Sax
016. BaritoneSax
017. Dark Sax
018. Trumpet Sft
019. Dark TrumpS
020. Trumpet Hrd
021. Dark TrumpH
022. Horn Falls
023. Trombone 1
024. Trombone 2
025. French Horn
026. Brass 1
027. Brass 2
028. Brass 3
029. Trom / Sax
030. Guitar Mute
031. El. Guitar
032. Ac. Guitar
033. Rock Bass
034. Stone Bass
035. Flint Bass
036. Funk Slap
037. Funk Pop
038. Harmonics
039. Rock/Harms
040. Stone/Harms
041. Nose Bass
042. Bass Syn 1
043. Bass Syn 2
044. Synth Pad
045. Med Env Pad
046. Lng Env Pad
047. Dark Synth
048. Perc. Organ
049. Marimba
050. Vibraphone
051. All Perc. B
052. All Perc.UB
053. Standard 1
054. Standard 2
055. Standard 3
056. Kicks
057. Snares
058. Toms
059. Cymbals
060. Latin Drums
061. Latin Perc.
062. AGoGo
063. Woodblock
064. Conga
065. Timbal
066. Ride
067. Perc. FX 1
068. Perc. FX 2
069. Metal
070. Oct 1 Sine
071. Oct 2 All
072. Oct 3 All
073. Oct 4 All
074. Oct 5 All
075. Oct 6 All
076. Oct 7 All
077. Oct 2 Odd
078. Oct 3 Odd
079. Oct 4 Odd
080. Oct 5 Odd
081. Oct 6 Odd
082. Oct 7 Odd
083. Oct 2 Even
084. Oct 3 Even
085. Oct 4 Even
086. Oct 5 Even
087. Oct 6 Even
088. Oct 7 Even
089. Low Odds
090. Low Evens
091. FourOctaves
092. Synth Cyc 1
093. Synth Cyc 2
094. Synth Cyc 3
095. Synth Cyc 4
096. Fund Gone 1
097. Fund Gone 2
098. Bite Cyc
099. Buzzy Cyc 1
100. Metlphone 1
101. Metlphone 2
102. Metlphone 3
103. Metlphone 4
104. Duck Cyc 1
105. Duck Cyc 2
106. Duck Cyc 3
107. Wind Cyc 1
108. Wind Cyc 2
109. Wind Cyc 3
110. Wind Cyc 4
111. Organ Cyc 1
112. Organ Cyc 2
113. Noise
114. StrayVoice1
115. StrayVoice2
116. StrayVoice3
117. StrayVoice4
118. SynthStrng1
119. SynthStrng2
120. Animals
121. Reed
122. Pluck 1
123. Pluck 2
124. Mallet 1
125. Mallet 2
126. Solo Cello
127. Solo Viola
128. Solo Violin
129. Gambambo
130. Quartet 1
131. Quartet 2
132. Quartet 3
133. Quartet 4
134. Pizz Basses
135. Pizz Celli
136. Pizz Violas
137. PizzViolins
138. Pizzicombo
139. Bass Clar.
140. Clarinet
141. B.Clar/Clar
142. Cntrbassoon
143. Bassoon
144. EnglishHorn
145. Oboe w/Vib
146. Woodwinds
147. Harmon Mute
148. TubularBell
149. Timpani
150. Timp/T.Bell
151. Tamborine
152. Tam Tam
153. Percussion3
154. Special FX
155. Oboe noVib
156. UprightPizz
157. Sine Wave
158. Tri Wave
159. Square Wave
160. Buzz Wave 1
161. Buzz Wave 2
162. Buzz Wave 3
163. Sawtooth
164. SawOddGone
165. Ramp
166. RampEveOnly
167. Vio Essence
168. Buzzoon
169. Brassy Wave
170. Reedy Buzz
171. Growl Wave
172. HarpsiWave
173. Fuzzy Gruzz
174. Power 5ths
175. Filt Saw
176. Ice Bell
177. Bronze Age
178. Iron Plate
179. Aluminum
180. Lead Beam
181. SteelXtract
182. WinterGlass
183. TwnBellWash
184. Orch Bells
185. Tubular SE
186. SoftBellWav
187. Swirly
188. Tack Attack
189. ShimmerWave
190. Moog Lead
191. B3 SE
192. Mild Tone
193. Piper
194. Ah Wave
195. Vocal Wave
196. Fuzzy Clav
197. Electrhode
198. Whine 1
199. Whine 2
200. Metal Drone
201. Silver Race
202. MetalAttack
203. Filter Bass
204. Alt. Oboe

 

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E-MU Proteus FX Operation Manual Rev. B

Factory Reset & Diagnostics

This procedure destroys any presets stored in RAM.

1. Hold both Cursor (< >) 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 Home/Enter button.
4. Press Home/Enter again to confirm.
5. Turn the unit off, wait a few seconds and turn the unit on.