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KURZWEIL K2000 - MUSICIANS GUIDE Product Features Manual

KURZWEIL K2000 - MUSICIANS GUIDE Product Features Manual (530 pages)

Brand: KURZWEIL | Category: Synthesizer | Size: 2.49 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction13................................................................................................................................................................
Welcome!13................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of The K2vx13................................................................................................................................................................
What Is Vast?14................................................................................................................................................................
How The K2vx Works14................................................................................................................................................................
How To Use This Manual14................................................................................................................................................................
Startup17................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Startup Checklist:17................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Start17................................................................................................................................................................
The Rear Panel18................................................................................................................................................................
Playing The Presets20................................................................................................................................................................
Programs20................................................................................................................................................................
Setups20................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Access21................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Access Editor21................................................................................................................................................................
Performance Controls22................................................................................................................................................................
K2vx Boot Loader22................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Boot Loader22................................................................................................................................................................
Boot-loader Main Menu:22................................................................................................................................................................
Install System / Install Objects23................................................................................................................................................................
Run System24................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Reset24................................................................................................................................................................
Run Diags24................................................................................................................................................................
Fixed Diags24................................................................................................................................................................
User Interface Basics25................................................................................................................................................................
Mode Selection25................................................................................................................................................................
Mode Buttons25................................................................................................................................................................
Navigation25................................................................................................................................................................
The Display25................................................................................................................................................................
Pages26................................................................................................................................................................
The Top Line26................................................................................................................................................................
The Bottom Line26................................................................................................................................................................
The Soft Buttons26................................................................................................................................................................
The Cursor Buttons26................................................................................................................................................................
Data Entry28................................................................................................................................................................
The Alpha Wheel28................................................................................................................................................................
The Plus/minus Buttons28................................................................................................................................................................
The Alphanumeric Pad28................................................................................................................................................................
Double Button Presses29................................................................................................................................................................
Intuitive Data Entry30................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Current Layer In Multi-layer Programs30................................................................................................................................................................
Search Function30................................................................................................................................................................
The Panel Play Feature (k2vxr)31................................................................................................................................................................
The Operating Modes33................................................................................................................................................................
What The Modes Are33................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Modes33................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Modes35................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Mode And The Setup Editor35................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Mode35................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Conventions37................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Editing37................................................................................................................................................................
Object Type And Id38................................................................................................................................................................
Saving And Naming38................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Objects40................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Banks41................................................................................................................................................................
Special Button Functions42................................................................................................................................................................
Program Mode And The Program Editor43................................................................................................................................................................
K2vx Program Structure44................................................................................................................................................................
The Program Mode Page44................................................................................................................................................................
What Are These Programs In Parentheses?44................................................................................................................................................................
The Soft Buttons In Program Mode45................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Program Editor46................................................................................................................................................................
The Soft Buttons In The Program Editor46................................................................................................................................................................
Algorithm Basics47................................................................................................................................................................
Common Dsp Control Parameters48................................................................................................................................................................
The Algorithm (alg) Page51................................................................................................................................................................
The Layer Page52................................................................................................................................................................
The Keymap Page56................................................................................................................................................................
The Pitch Page58................................................................................................................................................................
The Output Page60................................................................................................................................................................
The Effect Page63................................................................................................................................................................
The Common Page64................................................................................................................................................................
The Amplitude Envelope (ampenv) Page66................................................................................................................................................................
Envelopes 2 And 369................................................................................................................................................................
The Envelope Control (envctl) Page69................................................................................................................................................................
The Lfo Page71................................................................................................................................................................
Lfos72................................................................................................................................................................
Lfo Shapes72................................................................................................................................................................
The Asr Page72................................................................................................................................................................
The Fun Page73................................................................................................................................................................
The Vtrig Page74................................................................................................................................................................
The Function Soft Buttons74................................................................................................................................................................
The Setup Editor78................................................................................................................................................................
Effects Mode And The Effects Editor83................................................................................................................................................................
The Effects Mode Page83................................................................................................................................................................
The Soft Buttons On The Effects Mode Page83................................................................................................................................................................
Effects Mode Parameters84................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Fx Mode And Fx Channel84................................................................................................................................................................
Another Use For Effects Mode87................................................................................................................................................................
The Effects Editor87................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Effects88................................................................................................................................................................
Configurations And Parameters89................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Mode107................................................................................................................................................................
The Transmit (xmit) Page107................................................................................................................................................................
Physical Control Parameters110................................................................................................................................................................
The Receive (recv) Page111................................................................................................................................................................
The Channels Page114................................................................................................................................................................
Parameter Locks116................................................................................................................................................................
Program Change Formats116................................................................................................................................................................
Extended And Kurzweil Program Change Types117................................................................................................................................................................
The Soft Buttons In Midi Mode124................................................................................................................................................................
Master Mode125................................................................................................................................................................
The Master Mode Page125................................................................................................................................................................
The Soft Buttons In Master Mode128................................................................................................................................................................
Guitar/wind Controller Mode129................................................................................................................................................................
Object Utilities130................................................................................................................................................................
Move131................................................................................................................................................................
Copy132................................................................................................................................................................
Name133................................................................................................................................................................
Delete133................................................................................................................................................................
Dump134................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Object Utilities From The Editor134................................................................................................................................................................
Song Mode135................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started With The Sequencer135................................................................................................................................................................
A Word About The Local Keyboard Channel135................................................................................................................................................................
Tutorial: Recording A Song136................................................................................................................................................................
Main Page145................................................................................................................................................................
Soft Buttons On The Main Page149................................................................................................................................................................
Save This Song? Dialog150................................................................................................................................................................
Save New Song? Dialog151................................................................................................................................................................
Erase Track Dialog151................................................................................................................................................................
Misc Page152................................................................................................................................................................
Soft Buttons On The Misc Page156................................................................................................................................................................
Mix Page157................................................................................................................................................................
Soft Buttons On The Mix Page158................................................................................................................................................................
The Edit Song Pages159................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Song: Common Page159................................................................................................................................................................
Parameters Used With The Arrangement Feature160................................................................................................................................................................
Soft Buttons On The Edit Song: Common Page161................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Song: Event Page162................................................................................................................................................................
Soft Buttons On The Edit Song: Event Page163................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Song: Track Page165................................................................................................................................................................
Common Parameters For Edit Song: Track Functions166................................................................................................................................................................
Region / Criteria Window Parameters166................................................................................................................................................................
Soft Buttons On The Edit Song: Track Page167................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Song: Step Page177................................................................................................................................................................
Recording With The Step Editor177................................................................................................................................................................
Soft Buttons On The Edit Song: Step Page179................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Song: Arrange Page180................................................................................................................................................................
Triggering Steps From A Key181................................................................................................................................................................
Soft Buttons On The Edit Song: Arrange Page182................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Song For Playback183................................................................................................................................................................
Effect Selection During Recording And Playback183................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing Songs183................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Limits184................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Songs From Disk184................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Multi-timbral Sequences Via Midi184................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Mode187................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Mode Page187................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your K2vx In A Scsi System190................................................................................................................................................................
Directories190................................................................................................................................................................
Path190................................................................................................................................................................
Library191................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Drive Information191................................................................................................................................................................
Macro On Indicator191................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Mode Soft Buttons191................................................................................................................................................................
File List Dialog192................................................................................................................................................................
The File Index194................................................................................................................................................................
Soft Buttons In The File List Dialog194................................................................................................................................................................
Total196................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Scrolling To Subdirectories196................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Directories197................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Directory With Newdir197................................................................................................................................................................
The Directory Selection Dialog198................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Mode Functions199................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Files199................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Individual Objects199................................................................................................................................................................
Shortcuts When Loading Objects202................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Dependents Of Selected Objects203................................................................................................................................................................
Auditioning Samples From A Disk File203................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Objects From Floppy Disk Files204................................................................................................................................................................
Load Function Dialog204................................................................................................................................................................
Bank Status Indicator204................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Methods204................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Selection Of Files To Load207................................................................................................................................................................
Aborting A Multiple File Load207................................................................................................................................................................
More Load Function Enhancements208................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Files208................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Individual Objects210................................................................................................................................................................
Shortcuts When Saving Objects210................................................................................................................................................................
Auditioning Objects In Ram211................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Dependent Objects212................................................................................................................................................................
The Name Table213................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Relink-by-name214................................................................................................................................................................
Not Loading The Name Table217................................................................................................................................................................
Relink-by-name Processing Time217................................................................................................................................................................
The Multiple Object Selector Page218................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Object Selector Soft Buttons219................................................................................................................................................................
Entering Selection Criteria In The Multiple Object Selector220................................................................................................................................................................
More Features Of The Save Dialog223................................................................................................................................................................
Macros224................................................................................................................................................................
The Macro Page224................................................................................................................................................................
Macro Modes225................................................................................................................................................................
The Macro Table226................................................................................................................................................................
How To Make A Macro File227................................................................................................................................................................
Macro Entries231................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Bank And Mode Fields232................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Object List For A Macro Entry232................................................................................................................................................................
The Library Disk233................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Selected Entries From A Macro File235................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Macros236................................................................................................................................................................
Macro Insert239................................................................................................................................................................
Aborting A Macro Load240................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Utilities241................................................................................................................................................................
Find Files242................................................................................................................................................................
List243................................................................................................................................................................
Free244................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Files Between Directories245................................................................................................................................................................
Renaming Files246................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Files And Directories247................................................................................................................................................................
Backup And Copy Functions247................................................................................................................................................................
File Copy249................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Startup File249................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Banks In A Startup File250................................................................................................................................................................
Ms-dos File System Compatibility251................................................................................................................................................................
File Name Compatibility251................................................................................................................................................................
Importing And Exporting Data Using Standard File Formats251................................................................................................................................................................
Aiff And Aiff-c Files252................................................................................................................................................................
Wave Files252................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Type 0 Files252................................................................................................................................................................
Dsp Functions253................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Algorithm Programming253................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Parameters255................................................................................................................................................................
Filters257................................................................................................................................................................
How To Read The Graphs258................................................................................................................................................................
Equalization (eq)274................................................................................................................................................................
Pitch / Amplitude / Panner283................................................................................................................................................................
Mixers286................................................................................................................................................................
Waveforms287................................................................................................................................................................
Added Waveforms290................................................................................................................................................................
Non-linear Functions290................................................................................................................................................................
Waveforms Combined With Non-linear Functions299................................................................................................................................................................
Mixers With Non-linear Inputs301................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Sync Functions302................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling And Sample Editing305................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up For Sampling305................................................................................................................................................................
Cables And Input Jacks305................................................................................................................................................................
Entering The Sampler - Two Different Ways305................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling Analog Signals306................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Samples309................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Digital Outputs312................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Samples312................................................................................................................................................................
The Function Soft Buttons In The Sample Editor313................................................................................................................................................................
Trim317................................................................................................................................................................
The Soft Buttons On The Dsp Page321................................................................................................................................................................
Crossfade And Volume Adjust Curves334................................................................................................................................................................
Reading Samples335................................................................................................................................................................
Akai335................................................................................................................................................................
Roland336................................................................................................................................................................
The Keymap Editor337................................................................................................................................................................
The Soft Buttons In The Keymap Editor338................................................................................................................................................................
The Keymap Editor Parameters339................................................................................................................................................................
Building A Keymap341................................................................................................................................................................
Funs343................................................................................................................................................................
The Mechanics Of Control Sources343................................................................................................................................................................
Programming The Funs344................................................................................................................................................................
The Fun Equations345................................................................................................................................................................
The List Of Equations346................................................................................................................................................................
Warp Equations352................................................................................................................................................................
Sawtooth Lfos355................................................................................................................................................................
Chaotic Lfos355................................................................................................................................................................
Diode Equations356................................................................................................................................................................
The Order Of Evaluation For Funs358................................................................................................................................................................
Other Editors359................................................................................................................................................................
The Intonation Table Editor359................................................................................................................................................................
The Velocity Map Editor361................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Velocity Map Editor361................................................................................................................................................................
The Pressure Map Editor364................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Outputs365................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Separate Outputs366................................................................................................................................................................
Using Stereo Insert Cables367................................................................................................................................................................
Output Groups And Midi Channels368................................................................................................................................................................
Programming Examples369................................................................................................................................................................
Example 1369................................................................................................................................................................
Trumpet With Delayed Vibrato And Velocity-triggered Stabs369................................................................................................................................................................
Example 2372................................................................................................................................................................
Lowpass Filter, Envelopes372................................................................................................................................................................
Example 3374................................................................................................................................................................
Sample And Hold; Using A Fun374................................................................................................................................................................
Example 4375................................................................................................................................................................
Shaper And Panner375................................................................................................................................................................
Example 5377................................................................................................................................................................
Building A Drum Program; Using The Keymap Editor377................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel379................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel Quick Reference379................................................................................................................................................................
Mode Button Functions381................................................................................................................................................................
Programs, Setups, And Keymaps383................................................................................................................................................................
K2vx Program List383................................................................................................................................................................
Setup List391................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Objects In The Memory Banks392................................................................................................................................................................
K2500 Rom Keymaps393................................................................................................................................................................
Effects395................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Factory Preset Global Effects And Their Configurations395................................................................................................................................................................
Effects Controller Numbers396................................................................................................................................................................
Note Numbers And Intonation Tables403................................................................................................................................................................
K2vx Note Numbers And Midi Note Numbers403................................................................................................................................................................
Note Numbers For Percussion Keymaps403................................................................................................................................................................
Octave Percussion Keymaps (c2 - C7)403................................................................................................................................................................
Octave Percussion Keymaps (c3 - C5)404................................................................................................................................................................
List And Description Of Intonation Tables405................................................................................................................................................................
Control Sources407................................................................................................................................................................
Descriptions Of Control Sources409................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Control Source List409................................................................................................................................................................
Main Control Source List412................................................................................................................................................................
Dsp Algorithms421................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Upgrades And Other Options435................................................................................................................................................................
Program Ram Vs. Sample Ram435................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Ram Objects435................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing Simms For Sample Ram436................................................................................................................................................................
Using Headphones With The K2vx436................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance And Troubleshooting437................................................................................................................................................................
Preventitive Maintenance437................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Selection And Replacement437................................................................................................................................................................
User-callable Diagnostics438................................................................................................................................................................
Maximizing Music And Minimizing Noise438................................................................................................................................................................
Power Problems And Solutions440................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting440................................................................................................................................................................
Other Possible Problems441................................................................................................................................................................
Midi And Scsi Sample Dumps443................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Guidelines443................................................................................................................................................................
K2vx And Macintosh Computers444................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing A K2vx Internal Drive From The Mac445................................................................................................................................................................
The Midi Sample Dump Standard445................................................................................................................................................................
Smdi Sample Transfers449................................................................................................................................................................
System Exclusive Protocol451................................................................................................................................................................
K2vx System Exclusive Implementation451................................................................................................................................................................
Button Press Equivalence Table457................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Implementation Chart468................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started505................................................................................................................................................................