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QRS Starts Production Of The Psalmist
5/21/2003

SENECA, PENNSYLVANIA - - May 27, 2003 - - Tom Dolan, President and CEO, QRS Music Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: QRSM), announced the first production units of the first “Psalmist” have been produced and are now on a regular production schedule. Until now the Psalmist units were produced on a prototype basis. The “Psalmist” is an adaptation of QRSM’s popular transportable PianomationÔ system known as “Playola.” The 88 key “Playola” system was re-engineered into two units specifically for the Hammond B3 organ.



LaFayette Carthon, Saginaw, Michigan, is the distributor of the “Psalmist on an exclusive basis. He is the founder of the Spiritual Healthcare Schools. QRSM will provide all technical support.



The Psalmist is believed to be the first automatic player system designed for the Hammond B3 organ, one of the most popular organs in the Hammond line. The “Psalmist” utilizes the proven performance and reliability of the QRS PianomationÔ MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) system, combined with the flexibility of the most advanced dual drive (CD and floppy) controller, known as "Chili." The “Psalmist” was engineered as a split- level player. This unique design allows one unit to sit on each of the organ keyboards, and can activate the organ keys with its specially designed electronic “fingers.” Specifically designed for church needs, the “Psalmist” can provide an “organist-on- demand.”



The “Psalmist” gives the organist a larger music repertoire, can be present to play when the organist is not available, or allows the organist the flexibility to stand and direct the choir. Over 300 hymns, anthems and spirituals were specifically recorded and are available for the “Psalmist.” The “Psalmist” provides an exact reproduction of the songs recorded. The “Psalmist” can be operated remotely with the use of a hand held remote control.





The ability of the QRS "Chili" dual drive PianomationÔ controller to read a CD ROM gives a church enough memory to perform thousands of custom programs for virtually any service or special event. This vast library when combined with the proven performance of the PianomationÔ MIDI system will fill any church with the true sound of their Hammond B3 organ.