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KURZWEIL K2000 - MUSICIANS GUIDE Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for KURZWEIL K2000 - MUSICIANS GUIDE

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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 F4 AMP Page59................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................
    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................................................................................................................................................................