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Contents Introduction Panel & Display Description Front Panel............6 Rear Panel............7 Main Display............8 Setup Power Supply............9 Setting a Music Stand.........9 Connections Connecting a pair of Headphones.....10 Connecting an Audio Equipment.......10 Connecting an MP3/CD Player......10 Connecting a Computer........10 Connecting a Footswitch........11 Connecting a Volume Pedal......11 Connecting external MIDI devices.....11 Quick Start Basic Operations...
Contents Advanced Use Playing the Keyboard and Recording Your Voice Performance as a New Style......48 Playing Various Voices........21 Editing Each Note of Style........49 ............21 Keyboard Parts Setting the Notes Transfer Rules for Chord ........21 Playing a single Voice (Right1) Changes............51 Playing Two or Three Voices Simultaneously (R 1, 2, 3) Setting O.T.S.
Panel & Display Description Front Panel 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 20 21 22 23 24 1. POWER ON/OFF BUTTON 8. SCORE BUTTON 19. METRO. BUTTON Turn the power on or off. Show the staff of the current song Turn the Metronome on or off.
Panel & Display Description 36 37 38 27. MULTI PAD BUTTONS 37. FREEZE BUTTON Add spice to your performance Turn the FREEZE function on or Rear Panel with special dynamic phrases off. by pressing them. 38. STORE BUTTON 28. VOICE BUTTONS Save the panel setups to one of the Enter the VOICE SELECT performance memories.
Panel & Display Description Main Display Voice Chord Display voice name and octave data of each part. Display the chord name and related information. (Right1, Right2, Right3, Left) A. Chord Name How to select the voice for each part? B. Chord Mode For example: C.
Setup This section contains information about setting up your instrument and preparing to play. Please go through this section carefully before turning the power on. Power Supply Move the MASTER VOLUME slider downwards to set the minimum volume level. Connect the AC/DC adaptor to the power supply jack. Plug the AC/DC adaptor into an AC outlet.
Connections Connecting a pair of Headphones When an optional pair of stereo headphones is connected with the headphones jack, the sound from speakers will switch off automatically resulting in only the sound from headphone to be heard for private practice or late-night playing. Note: Do not listen with the headphones at high volume for long periods of time.
Connections After the driver is installed and initialization is finished, you can choose USB MIDI Keyboard in the device menu of the software to transfer MIDI data. Note: Do not select USB MIDI Keyboard in both of input and output settings together, otherwise the sound overlaps.
Basic Operations Selection Operation There are some selection interfaces: voice selection, style selection, song selection, performance selection, etc. How to select the file in these selection interfaces? For example: Location of data Preset: Location where pre-programmed (preset) data is stored. User: Location where recorded or edited data is saved.
Basic Operations Setting Operation In order to have a quick reference for basic parameter settings, please remember these panel button operations during all edit procedure. Select a voice, a style or a song Use the DATA DIAL or [+] / [-] button to select a desired item. Quickly press [+] / [-] button for once to increase/decrease value gradually.
Playing the Demos The instrument features 2 wonderful demos. Please refer to DEMO LIST. Press the [SONG SELECT] and [STYLE SELECT] buttons simultaneously to start playing the demo. Select your desired demo Press the Demo name on LCD or use the DATA DIAL, the [+] or the [-] button to select your desired demo.
Playing Voices The keyboard has 672 remarkably realistic built-in voices including Piano, Woodwind, Saxophone, Drum Kits and many more Please refer to Voice List. Turn the R1 PART on Normally, the default setting is R1, or you can press PART ON/OFF [R1] to turn the right 1 part on.
Playing with a Style The instrument features 240 styles in a variety of different musical genres. Try selecting some of the different styles (Refer to Style List) and play with the auto accompaniment. Select a style Select a style category, call up style selection display. There are 2 methods to select a style category: Panel button: press the panel [STYLE SELECT] button.
Playing Songs The instrument features 90 songs, these songs are gathered by different types and already been sorted in categories. It is pretty easy to pick up your favorite style. Let's begin now! Select a Song Select a song category, call up song selection display. There are 2 methods to select a song category: Panel button: press the panel [SONG SELECT] button.
Record Your Performance to MIDI It is convenient to record your performance, play back your performance, and share your performance. Press the [EFFECT ON/OFF] and [RECORD SONG] panel buttons simultaneously to call up the Recording Display. A blank song (“New Song”) is called up and the system is in recording standby mode.
Recording Your Performance as Audio You can also record your own performance as CD quality audio file. The procedure is very simple. Insert your USB disk to the USB slot. Press the [RECORD AUDIO] button to start recording. The [RECORD AUDIO] lights up. Play your performance immediately on the keyboard.
Using a USB Storage Device By connecting a USB storage device to your instrument, you can save data you’ve created to the connected device, as well as read data from the connected device. Note Compatible USB device Recommended Brand: KINGSTON, SANDISK, SONY, LEXAR, TRANSCEND Format: FAT 16/32 Capacity: 1G,2G,4G,8G,16G,32G...
Voice The instrument has a huge selection of various musical instrument voices which you can play. Try out the different voices referring to the Voice List in the appendix. Playing Various Voices The instrument allows you to play several different voices together in a layer, or play one voice with your left hand while you play a different voice (or even three layered voices!) with your right hand.
Voice Playing Different Voices with the Left and Right Hands You can combine these four parts to create a rich, ensemble sound. Turn on different parts as you like. The most complicated situation is turning 4 parts on. See picture on the right.
Voice Setting the touch sensitivity of the keyboard In order to simulate the acoustic piano touch sensitivity, we have pre- programmed several curves to choose. Enter the touch sensitivity setting display. The fastest way in main display is to press “SPLIT POINT” button, or you can also press “Split”...
Voice Changing Pitch In this instrument, we can use the Master Tuning setting, Transpose setting, Octave setting, and Scale Tune setting to changing pitch, they are common in this point, but they also have different detail effect on pitch. Firstly, enter the setting display. Press the [GLOBAL SETTING], enter keyboard section, and select the “Tune”...
Voice Octave Shifts the pitch of the specified voice or track up or down by octaves. A setting of “0” produces normal pitch. You can adjust the range of the pitch change in octaves for each keyboard part (R1, R2, R3, L). Method 1: 1.
Voice Pure Major & Pure Minor The just intonation is any musical tuning in which is based on the stack of intervals called perfect fifth and major third of overtone series. And the major scale which consisted of just intonations especially for this triad chords: Root, Third, Fifth are sounded extremely harmony.
Voice Adjusting the Volume of Voices In the mixer interface, you can adjust the levels and stereo position (pan) of each voice. Volume Press the [MIXER] button to call up the Mixer display. Press “Master” to call up the relevant setting display. Press R1 “95”...
Voice Arpeggiator The arpeggiator is a function that automatically generates arpeggios (playing the notes of the chord individually, with a constant tempo). You can make settings for the arpeggiator used in the voice. There are more than 120 internal Arp patterns you can select. You can also select your original Arp patterns that are made by Grand Suite software on PC and saved to USB Storage Device.
Voice Latch Press the “LATCH” button to switch this function ON or OFF. ON: The arpeggio will continue playing after you remove your hand from the keyboard. OFF: The arpeggio will stop when you remove your hand from the keyboard. Key Sound Press the “KEY SOUND”...
Voice Velocity Specifies the velocity of the notes in the arpeggio. Press the Type “Key” button to call up a pop-up box showing the velocity types. Key: Each note will sound with the velocity value at which it was actually played. You can also set the range of the velocity. “Min”and “Max”.
Voice Split Point Harmony The harmony function will automatically add harmony notes to the notes played in the right-hand section, which gives you a rich and harmonic expression. In this example, chord C major is played in the chord section, harmony notes will be automatically added to the notes played in the right-hand Chord section section of the keyboard accordingly.
Voice Global Effect Reverb and Chorus Reverb: The effect creates a realistic environment for your performance, like playing in a concert hall or live in a club. Chorus: The effect create a rich ensemble sound, as if one keyboard part is played by several instruments at the same time. Turn On/Off Global Effect and Adjust the Parameter Enter the effect display.
Voice “EQ” is the abbreviation of equalizer. To put it very plainly, a frequency- selective filter that's able to cut or boost the level of specified parts of the frequency spectrum. The instrument possesses a four-band digital equalizer function. These parameters determine the center frequency and gain of low/high EQ bands.
Voice Editable Parameters Common Default Volume Change the default volume of the current 0-127 voice. MONO/POLY Determines whether the voice is played back with single notes only (monophonically) or with multiple simultaneous notes (polyphonically). Portamento Time Determines the transition speed from the first note played on the keyboard to the next when portamento is switched on.
Voice Saving the Edited Voice Press the “COMPARE” button. It is a functional operation to compare the sound of the edited voice with the original voice. Press the “SAVE” button, if you are satisfied with your edited voice. Call up the save display. Name your edited voice in the soft keyboard.
Style The instrument has a huge selection of various musical genre styles which you can play. Try out the different styles referring to the Style List in the appendix. Selecting Various Styles Press the panel button [STYLE SELECT] button, or you can also press the screen style area on the Main Display, to call up the Style Selection display.
Style Select your desired style. The indicator of [A.B.C.] button lights up. Press the [A.B.C] button to turn auto accompaniment on. Press the [SYNC START] button to turn SYNC START on. Default Split Point #F3 Play a chord with your left hand to start the auto accompaniment. Press the [START/STOP] button or press any of the [ENDING] button to stop the auto accompaniment.
Style Muting the tracks of a style Press the [MIXER] button to call up the Mixer Display. Press “Style” tab to call up the relevant style setting display. Press the “S” button to set the channel to SOLO (orange font display).
Style Selecting a Chord Fingering Type With style playback which controlled by different chord types to meet your performance playing. You can select one from these three types: Fingered, Multi-Fingered, and Bass Invert. Holding down [A.B.C.] button will call up the Chord Setting display. Press the Fingering type name to select your desired Chord Fingering type.
Style Single Finger Major Triad Only press the root note on the Single finger type not only can detect single finger but also can detect keyboard. multi finger. And the single finger makes it easily to play chords through only one, two or three keys. Including major, minor, seventh, and minor Minor Triad seventh chord.
Style Operations for Style Playback Style Variations Specially created intros, mains, endings can be automatically added into style playing. These variations make your performance more professional and plentiful. INTRO The intro is an opening section of the song. Each preset style features two different patterns. When the intro pattern finished, the system will automatically shift to the main section.
Style FADE IN Starting the style with fade in produces a smooth beginning, the volume increases from low to high. Press the [FADE IN/OUT] button when style playback is stopped, the LED of the [FADE IN/OUT] button will light up. When the fade in is finished, the LED of the [FADE IN/OUT] button will light off.
Style One Touch Setting When One Touch Setting is switched on, you can instantly recall all auto accompaniment related settings including voices selection and digital effects simply with a single touch of a button. Press the [O.T.S.] button to turns on the One Touch Setting for the current style.
Style Recording Style recording is a powerful and convenient function to create a personalize style. You can rebuilt an all new style or you can also edit an exist style for basic sample. Try to record one right now and find out more professional use. With the Style Record function, you can do following things: Edit an internal style.
Style Recording You can also use the panel button [Tempo+]/ [Tempo-] to adjust the tempo value. Press the [+] and [-] buttons simultaneously to reset the tempo. Adjustable range: 30~280. Select Section Select the current section you are going to record/edit, you can select from Intro (1~2), Main (A~D), Fill (A~D) and Ending (1~2).
Style Recording Volume (Set the volume of current channel) Press the value button on the right of “Volume” to call up the volume parameter box. You can press the Up and Down arrow or use the panel Dial to adjust the volume value. Parameter range: 0~127.
Style Recording Further Editing a Style In style editing interface, you can press the “Edit” menu at the right end of channel parameters to select more editing functions. Quantize (Quantize the notes of channel) Press “Edit” button; select “Quantize” function to enter the corresponding settings.
Style Recording Copy From (Copy a channel from an existing style) Open the “Edit” menu, and then select the “Copy From” button, as picture shows: Press the style selection button to enter the selection interface, as picture shows: You can select a style, then press [EXIT] button to confirm your selection and return to the style editing.
Style Recording Start record Press the RECORD button; the button will change to START and “ ” “ ” waiting for recording. Press any keys, START button or panel “ ” [START/STOP button to start record. The current style section will be playback circularly while recording, the notes you played will be added to (overdub) the existing music content of the channel.
Style Recording Edit the event parameters Press the “Data button; correspond to different events you can edit ” different parameters. Parameter Description “NOTE” This event changes the velocity of note. “CTRL” This event changes the controller parameters. Change the length of notes The NOTE event, you can press the “Length button to change the ”...
Style Recording Seting the Notes Transfer Rules for Chord Changes While playing style, each note of every channel will response to chord changes according to their own rule. You can edit these response rules to achieve your desired effects. Set the type of chords that the current channel should response to. If you are editing Intro or Ending section, you can set the chord category for each channel.
Style Recording Root Trans Rule (Changing rule with root note) This parameter determines the root note position of chords. Suitable for Root Trans Rule Root Melody line and bass channel. Keep the pitch relationship between notes. Fixed Percussion Chanel Keep the note as close as Contains chord channel possible to the root note of...
Style Recording Seting O.T.S. of Style (One Touch Settings) One Touch Setting is a powerful and convenient feature that automatically calls up the most appropriate panel settings (Voices or effects, etc.) for the currently selected Style, with the touch of a single button.
Song The instruments can playback songs to provide a various accompaniments selections. Built-in Songs You can select from 90 fine tuned built-in classic songs from the [Preset] tab in the Song selection. User Songs You can record your own multi-track MIDI songs to the internal user memory and playback them from the [User] tab in the Song selection.
Song REWIND and FAST FORWARD Pressing the [REW] or [FF] button will allow you to jump to a certain measure of a song during playback. The Song position windows will show up when either of the two buttons is pressed, then you can also use the dial to change the target measure.
Song Press the “S” button to set the channel to SOLO. You listen to only one instrument of this track. Press the “S” button again to cancel SOLO. Press the “M” button to mute the channel. You can listen to the playback of the song except this track. Press the “M”...
Song Select a MIDI channel which is used for left/ right hand part. LEFT CH Select the MIDI channel for left hand part. RIGHT CH Select the MIDI channel for right hand part. Note: The system automatically set to “Auto” when a different song is selected.
Song Recording In this chapter, we will introduce you how to record your performance in different ways. We have pre-programmed two useful methods: Record your own performance as MIDI file, and use an external storage to save your own performance as audios. MIDI Recording To make recording procedure more simply, you can choose quick recording or multiple recording for different requires.
Song Recording Stop recording Press the “STOP” button on the Record Display or press the [RECORD SONG] button. The LED of [RECORD SONG] will go out. If you are recording style, press the [ENDING] button, when the Ending is finished, the recording would also stop automatically. Save recording data.
Song Recording Editing the Recorded MIDI Song Press the “Edit” tab on the Recording Display or press the “Edit” button on the User Song Selection Display to call up the Song Editing Display. Press the Volume “100” button to call up a pop-up box showing the adjustable range of volume values.
Song Recording Audio Recording Audio recording will record your performance into a CD quality WAV file to your USB storage drive. When Audio Recording is started, all sounds you hear from the keyboard will be record except for the Metronome. Connect your USB storage device to the instrument.
Global Setting In Global Setting chapter, you can individually set different part. Such as Keyboard, Style & Song, Controllers, Effect, MIDI I/O and Utility. Press the [Global Setting] button to call up the Global Setting display. The relevant button will light up. Keyboard In the keyboard part also contains different detailed settings: Tune, Chord, and Other.
Global Setting Parameter Value Description Loop ON ON/OFF Switch the Single and Folder/Group function on or off. Voice Link ON/OFF Set this function ON, the voice R1 will be automatically linked with preset songs, and changed with the melody of selected songs.
Global Setting Multi Pad The Multi Pads of the instrument can be assigned to different functions, including tempo tap and accompaniments synchronizing. They can also be used to trigger pre-recorded percussion notes or chords. In Controller display, press the “Pad” tab. Each panel buttons are corresponding to screen buttons.
Global Setting Pedal Pedal can be used as a switch for start/stop a style or song, or more functional control, also can be assigned as pitch bend, modulation, and tempo tap and so on. In Controller display, press the “Pedal” tab. Assign specific functions to the pedal Press the pedal icon, and then select a relevant button from the following assignable parameters.
Global Setting Effect Press the “Effect” button calls up effect setting display, contains arpeggiator, chopper, harmony, global effect and global equalizer. Refer to Voice-Adding Effects to Voices for details. Press the [EXIT] button back to Global Setting display. MIDI I/O These settings are based on the MIDI applications including MIDI IN and MIDI OUT.
Global Setting Parameter Value Description Time Denominator: The lower numeral indicates the note value that represents one beat (the beat Signature 2,4,8,16 unit). And the upper numeral indicates Numerator: how many such beats there are in a bar. 1~16 Set this “Bell on” button to on, add a bell Bell ON ON/OFF ring denotes a stressed beat.
Performance Memory The Performance Memory feature can make your performance more easily and efficiently. It allows you to save panel settings to a Performance Memory button, and then instantly recall your custom panel settings by pressing a single button (M1-M6). The saved settings for six Memory buttons should be saved as a single Bank (Performance file).
Performance Memory Freezing the Specific Item When Freeze is switched on, the selected groups of panel parameters will maintain current setting when a Performance Memory is recalled. Press the [FREEZE ] button to turn the FREEZE function on or off. How to select the frozen item? Press the [BANK] button or press PERFORMANCE display area on the Main Display to call up the Performance Selection display.
Performance Memory Saving, Deleting or Renaming the User Performance Press“USER” or “USB” tab on Performance Selection display to call up the relevant display for user Performances. Select your desired user performance by pressing the relevant name of user performance. Press the “Menu” button to display the relevant buttons on the current display.
USB Device By connecting a USB storage device to your instrument, you can save data you’ve created to the connected device, as well as read data from the connected device. Compatible USB device Recommended Brand: KINGSTON, SANDISK, SONY, LEXAR, TRANSCEND Format: FAT 16/32 Capacity: 1G,2G,4G,8G,16G,32G Using the USB device...
USB Device Viewing the file information Press the “ Menu ” button to display the relevant buttons on the current display. Press “File Info” to call up a pop-up box about the file information (EX. Full name, size, etc.). Creating a New Folder Press the “Menu”...
MIDI By using the MIDI functions you can expand your musical possibilities. This section explains what MIDI is, and what it can do, as well as how you can use MIDI on your instrument. What's MIDI? MIDI (short for Musical Instrument Digital Interface) allows a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers and other related devices to connect and communicate with one another.
Troubleshooting Problem Possible Cause and Solution The speakers produce a “pop” sound whenever the This is normal and is no cause for alarm. power is turned ON or OFF. No sound when the keyboard is played. The R1/R2/R3/L voice volume (Mixer) settings could be set too low.
Voice List Full Name LCD Name Warm EP 1 Warm EP 1 Choir EP 1 Choir EP 1 Piano Acoustic Grand Piano Wah EP 1 Grand Piano Wah EP 1 Acoustic Grand Piano (wide) Grand Piano/Wide EP & Strings 1 EP&Strings 1 Acoustic Grand Piano (dark) Grand Piano/Dark...
Voice List Sweet Soprano Sax Sweet Soprano Sax Pad 2a (sine pad) Sine pad Alto Sax 2 Alto Sax 2 Pad 3 (polysynth) Poly Synth Soft Alto Sax Pad 4 (choir) Soft Alto Sax Choir Pad Super Alto Sax Super Alto Sax Pad 4a (itopia) Itopia Pad Sax Band...
Voice List Rising Rising Train Train Congregate Congregate Jetplane Jetplane Starship Starship FX & Effects FX 1 (rain) FX 1 Rain Burst Noise Burst Noise FX 2 (soundtrack) FX 2 SoundTrack Applause Applause Prelude Laughing Prelude Laughing FX 3 (crystal) FX 3 Crystal Screaming Screaming...
Voice List Church Organ & Choir ChurchOrg&Choir Marimba & Vibraphone Marimba&Vibra Church Organ & Strings ChurchOrg&Str Wood Drum Wood Drum Harmonica & Acoustic Guitar Xylophone Harmonica&AcGtr Xylophone Harmonica & Strings Harmonica&Str Xylophone 2 Xylophone 2 Acoustic Guitar & Flute AcGtr&Flute Tubular Bells Tubular Bells Acoustic Guitar &...
Style List Full Name LCD Name R&B Ballad 1 R&B Ballad 1 Techno 2 Techno 2 Guitar Ballad Guitar Ballad Progressive Progressive 8Beat & 16Beat 8Beat Ballad 8Beat Ballad Ballad Rock Ballad Rock Rap 1 Rap 1 8Beat Piano 8Beat Piano Piano Pop 1 Piano Pop 1 Rap 2...
Style List Country Pop 2 Country Pop 2 Scottish Scottish Bluegrass 2 Bluegrass 2 Norteno Norteno 2/4 Country 2/4 Country Pianist Country Quick Steps Country QuickStp Pianist 1 Pianist 1 Country Folk Country Folk Pianist 2 Pianist 2 Country Shuffle Country Shuffle Pianist 3 Pianist 3...
Song List Full Name LCD Name Piano Fur Elise Folk & Country Fur Elise Red River Valley Prelude In C-Sharp Major Red River Valley Prelude Troika Troika Innocence Innocence Oh! Susanna! Oh! Susanna! The Happy Farmer The Happy Farmer Wave Of The Danube L' Arabesque Wave of Danube L' Arabesque...