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KURZWEIL K2000 - MUSICIANS GUIDE Product Features Manual

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

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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................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................