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• Do not attempt to repair the unit, or replace parts within it (except when this manual provides specific instructions directing you to do so). Refer all servicing to your retailer, the nearest Roland Service Center, or an authorized Roland distributor, as listed on the “Information” page.
101a • The unit should be located so that its location or position does not interfere with its proper venti- lation. 102b • Always grasp only the plug on the power-supply cord when plugging into, or unplugging from, an outlet or this unit. •...
Transporting the unit without doing so can cause it to become scratched or damaged, and could lead to malfunction. • Use a cable from Roland to make the connection. If using some other make of connection cable, please note the following precautions.
Insert the music stand into the two holes as shown in the figure below. fig.2-02 Opening and Closing the Lid 1. When opening the pt-2000’s lid, grasp the lid with both hands and gently lift it upwards, then slide it towards the back of the piano.
Upper position The power is turned off. Connecting Headphones The pt-2000 features two headphone jacks. This allows two people to listen through headphones simultaneously, making it very useful for lessons and when performing piano pieces for four hands. Additionally, this allows you to play without having to worry about bothering others around you, even at night.
Listening to the Demo Songs Playing Back and Stopping the Demo Song Playing Back the Demo Song While holding down the [Key Touch/Demo Song] button, press any of the keys within the area where “Demo Song” is printed. Four demo songs are assigned to one key. While holding down the [Key Touch/Demo Song] button, press a relevant key enough times to select the song you want, while cycling through the four song choices available at that key.
His writing credits include commercial music for BBC radio and television, as well as scoring jazz and classical works. Having been a product specialist for Roland U.K., John is now actively involved in music software composing/programming for both Roland Japan and various music publishers.
The keyboard is set to this piano tone when the power is turned on. Performing with Various Instrument Sounds The pt-2000 also includes four other tones: E. Piano (Electric Piano), Harpsichord, Pipe Organ and Strings. You can assign any one of these four tones to the [Tone] button.
Playing the Keyboard fig.4-03.e Tone While holding down... After releasing the button, play the keyboard. The button indicator stops blinking and stays on, indicating that the tone selected in Step 1 has been assigned to the [Tone] button. When assigning tones to the [Tone] button, the tone is set by first selecting the tone in Step 1 (indicator blinks), then playing the keyboard in Step 2 (indicator is lit).
While holding down the [Piano] button, press the [Tone] button. fig.4-05.e Piano While holding down... Both button indicators are lit. When you play the keyboard, both the Piano and Strings tones are layered. Reverting to a Single Instrument Tone Press either the [Piano] button or the [Tone] button. Only the button indicator for the button that was pressed stays on, and only that instrument sound is produced.
Playing the Keyboard Adding Reverberation to the Sound — Reverb Effect The pt-2000 allows you to add reverberation to what you play on the keyboard. With the reverb effect, you can get a pleasant reverberation, making it sound as if you were performing in a concert hall or similar space.
Changing Keyboard Touch Sensitivity You can select from three touch sensitivity levels: Light, Medium, and Heavy. When the Keyboard is turned on, the response is set to “Medium.” While holding down the [Key Touch/Demo Song] button, press the key indicating the preferred touch sensitivity. fig.4-10.e Key Touch / Demo Song...
* The transposition setting is effective only on sounds performed on the pt-2000’s keyboard. This setting is not effective on tones from external MIDI messages played on the pt-2000. <Ex.> Using the C Major Keys to Play a Song in E Major 1.
Adjusting the Reference Pitch — Master Tuning In situations such as when playing in ensemble with other instruments, you can adjust the pt-2000’s reference pitch to that of another instrument. Middle A is generally used as the standard reference pitch for tuning instruments.
2000’s MIDI functions, connecting it to another MIDI device. When connected to one of Roland’s MT Series devices or other such instrument, you can play the many MT Series internal tones with the pt-2000’s keyboard, as well as record the performances. Using MIDI About MIDI MIDI, short for “Musical Instrument Digital Interface,”...
MIDI cables are connected, the connected devices must be set to use the same MIDI channels, otherwise no sound will be produced. When the pt-2000 is turned on, Channel “1” is selected. To make the setting, while holding down the [Key Touch/Demo Song] button, press any key from C5 to D#6.
Sound Generator Local On Omni On/Off When set to Omni On, the pt-2000 will sound as a result of received MIDI messages, no matter which channel the messages arrive on. When set to Omni Off, the pt-2000 will recognize only the messages that arrive on the MIDI channel that has been selected, as explained under “Set the MIDI Channel”...
Connecting to Audio Equipment When you connect the pt-2000 to audio equipment, you can play the sounds from the pt-2000 through the speakers on the audio equipment or record your performances on a tape recorder or other recording device. Connectors fig.09-10...
* A separate publication titled “MIDI Implementation” is also available. It provides complete details concerning the way MIDI has been implemented on this unit. If you should require this publication (such as when you intend to carry out byte-level programming), please contact the nearest Roland Service Center or authorized Roland distributor. MIDI Implementation Chart Transmitted –...
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