The BANK SIDE key
blinks in orange and all PRO-
GRAM NUMBER keys light up.
Press a PROGRAM NUMBER key
ite program assigned to it.
To exit Favorites mode, press the BANK SIDE key
The Favorites mode can also be exited by turning the
BANK SELECT dial
Listening to the demo songs
The microKORG S contains several demo songs.
Hold down the SHIFT key
and press the ARPEG-
GIATOR ON/OFF key
To switch the demo song during playback, press the OC-
TAVE SHIFT UP or DOWN key
You can also use the PROGRAM NUMBER 1 – 8 keys
select a demo song.
When you press the SHIFT key
Turning the microKORG S o
Turn the VOLUME knob
to lower the volume.
Hold down the power switch
Since all program data that has not been saved will be
lost when the microKORG S is turned oﬀ , be sure to ﬁ rst
save your edits. Favorites, some GLOBAL parameters,
MIDI parameters and SHIFT functions ("MIDI FILTER",
"CONTROL CHANGE" and "WRITE PROTECT") will
automatically be saved.
Do not turn oﬀ the microKORG S while a process such as
saving is being performed. Otherwise, data in the memo-
ry of the microKORG S may be corrupted.
The Auto Power-Oﬀ Function
The auto power-oﬀ function automatically turns oﬀ the mi-
croKORG S if it is not played or operated* for a set period of
time. The factory default sett ing is 4 hours.
* Turning the VOLUME knob
to select the favor-
Setting the Auto Power-Oﬀ function
While holding down the ARPEGGIATOR ON/OFF key
, press the power switch
The display will indicate the current setting of the auto
power-off function ("
NUMBER 1 key
Press the PROGRAM NUMBER 1 key
The sett ing will alternately be enabled or disabled each time
you press the key.
four hours have elapsed since the keyboard or switches were
used. (Auto power-oﬀ is enabled.)
(Auto power-oﬀ is disabled.)
When you change the sett ing, the WRITE key
, demo playback will
To save the sett ing, press the WRITE key
The display will indicate "
saved. Then the microKORG S will restart automatically.
If you don't want to save the setting or if you've changed
your mind, turn oﬀ the power by holding down the power
until the display goes
The microKORG S can also be operated on batt eries.
Batteries are not included. You will need to purchase
Make sure that the power switch on
the microKORG S is turned oﬀ . Then
open the batt ery cover located on the
bott om of the case.
Insert six AA alkaline batt eries.
Be careful to observe the correct po-
larity of the batt eries.
Close the batt ery cover.
When the battery charge is low,
is not considered an op-
"), and the PROGRAM
): The power will automatically turn oﬀ when
): The power will not turn oﬀ automatically.
" and the setting will be
until the display goes blank.
" appears in the display and you will not be able
to save your data. In this case, connect the AC adapter
or replace the batt eries; then adjust the sett ing again and
Speci cations (abbreviated)
Tone generator System: Analog modeling systhesis system
• Synth programs:
• Vocoder programs: Maximum polyphony : 4 voices
• Audio IN 1 Condenser jack: with MIC/LINE switch, Connector +5V
• Audio IN 1 DYNAMIC jack: with MIC/LINE switch, Connector 1/4"
• Audio IN 2 LINE jack: Connector 1/4" phone jack (unbalanced)
Amp output/speaker: 3W/4cm x 1, 0.5W/3.5cm x 2
Appearance and specifications of this product are subject to
change without notice.
Number of timbres : maximum 2 (when using
Layer), Maximum polyphony : 4 voices
37 notes (mini keyboard, velocity sensitive, no
Modulation eﬀ ect, Delay, Equalizer
UP, DOWN, ALT1/2, Random, Trigger (6 types),
Step Arpeggiator function
total 256 programs (A/B/C/D side x 8 banks x 8
phone jack (unbalanced),
L/MONO, R jacks, HEADPHONES jack
IN, OUT, THRU connectors
3-digit x 1 line eight-segment LED
Included DC 9V AC adapter, six AA batt eries
approximately 4 hours or more (when using
alkaline batt eries)
524 x 232 x 70 mm / Inches: 20.63" x 9.13" x 2.76"
(W x D x H)
2.5 kg / 5.51 lbs. (without batt eries and included
condenser microphone, AC adapter (DC 9V
), Quick Start Guide