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Owner's Manual


   Summary of Contents for Korg Ci-9600

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    Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    INSTRUCTIONS PERTAINING TO A RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR INJURY TO PERSONS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING —When using electric products, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following: 1) Read all the instructions before using the 9) The power-supply cord of the product should be product.

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    Unforeseen malfunctions can result in the loss of memory contents. Please be sure to save important data on an external data filer (storage device). Korg can accept no responsibility for any loss or dam- age which you may incur as a result of data loss.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Changing programs ................. 21 Selecting percussion instrument sounds............22 Selecting sounds from the [USER/DISK] program group ......22 Playing the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 as a piano........... 22 2. Combining programs............. 23 Layer function (play two sounds together) ........... 23 Selecting different sounds for the lower and upper ranges of the keyboard (the Split function) ...................

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    5. Playing along with the metronome ......... 30 Sounding the metronome ................30 Adjusting the tempo.................. 30 6. Changing the playing touch of the keyboard ......31 7. Using the [USER/DISK] program group........32 Collecting favorite sounds into a [USER/DISK] program group..... 32 Changing the program name ..............

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    1. Connecting MIDI equipment ........... 87 What is MIDI? ..................87 MIDI connections ..................87 MIDI channel settings ................87 Using the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 as a multi-timbral tone generator..... 88 Local on/off setting................... 88 Synchronizing to an external sequencer ............. 88...

  • Page 7: Introduction

    Ci-9600 and Ci-8600. For the match the screens that appear on your instru- contents of the data, refer to p.107–.

  • Page 8: Front And Rear Panels

    For the names of each switch, refer to p.10–11 This indicator will light when the power of the “Operating panel.” Ci-9600/Ci-8600 is on. It will turn off when the power is turned off. 2. [ACC VOLUME] (accompaniment volume) slider 7. Music stand ☞p.14 This slider adjusts the volume of the sounds not being played from the keyboard (i.e., auto-...

  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    MIDI interface, so that data can be a tape recorder. Use the [MASTER VOLUME] transferred. In order to make connections, you of the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 to adjust the volume. will need to purchase a separately sold connec- For stereo connections, use the L/MONO jack tion kit appropriate for your type of computer.

  • Page 10: Operating Panel

    Operating panel 1. [DEMO] switch ☞p.19 18. [TOUCH] switch ☞p.31 2. [HELP] switch ☞p.18 19. [METRONOME] switch ☞p.30 3. [ACC] (accompaniment) switch ☞p.37 20. [FUNCTION] switch ☞p.81 4. [SMALL ACC] switch ☞p.46 21. [MIXER] switch ☞p.43 5. [ACC RESET] switch ☞p.38 22.

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    24. LCD screen with touch panel ☞p.15 25. Dial ☞p.16 26. [DISPLAY HOLD] switch ☞p.16 27. [EXIT] switch ☞p.16 28. [PAGE √, ®] switches ☞p.16 29. [VALUE –, +] switches ☞p.16 30. [PROGRAM GROUP] ☞p.21 31. [SONG] switch ☞p.55 32. [PAUSE] switch ☞p.56 33.

  • Page 12: Main Features

    Gently-closing key cover (Ci-9600 only) tings. This allows the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 to be played The hinged fall-board type key cover is designed to by anyone from children (who tend to have a close gently and quietly, so that even children can lighter touch) to experienced pianists.

  • Page 13: Preparations For Playing

    Plug the other end of the power cable into an AC outlet. Open the key cover If you purchased the Ci-9600 To open the key cover, use both hands to gently raise the front edge of the key cover. To close the key cover, hold the front edge and gently pull it forward.

  • Page 14: Adjusting The Volume

    Turn on the power Press the [POWER] switch to turn on the power. When the power is turned on, the power indicator located at the left of the front panel will light. Power indicator To turn off the power Press the [POWER] switch once again. When the power is turned off, the power indicator located at the left of the front panel will go dark.

  • Page 15: Basic Operation

    “▲” “▼” symbols to change This is the page that is displayed when the power is the value of the cell. turned on. Most of the time, you will be playing the Ci-9600/ Buttons (rectangular frames) Ci-8600 in this main screen. “Program” cell...

  • Page 16: Operating Panel

    2. Operating panel [PAGE √, ®] switches If the LCD display shows “1/2” or “1/3” when you are selecting a sound or style, you can use these switches to move through the pages of the LCD screen. [EXIT] switch Use this switch to return to the previous screen. [DISPLAY HOLD] switch When the [DISPLAY HOLD] switch indicator is off, using the [PROGRAM GROUP] or [RHYTHM...

  • Page 17: Floppy Disks

    Mbyte format. ❍ Do not place objects on top of a floppy disk. For details on formatting, refer to p.85. ❍ Do not apply physical shock to the Ci-9600/Ci- 8600 while the disk drive is operating. Inserting a floppy disk About write protect With the label facing upward, insert the floppy disk...

  • Page 18: Help Function

    4. Help function By using the Help function, you can view a simple explanation of the Ci-9600/Ci- 8600’s functions in the LCD screen. Press the [HELP] switch The [HELP] switch indicator will light, and the LCD screen will show a list of the Help items.

  • Page 19: Demo Playback

    Demo playback 1. Listening to the demo The Ci-9600/Ci-8600 contains fourteen piano demo songs, ten sound demo songs, and nine style demo songs. Listen to these demo performances to get an introduction to the rich sounds of the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 and their expressive potential.

  • Page 20: Practicing Piano Along With A Demo Song

    Return to the main screen When you have finished listening to the demo songs, stop playback and press the [EXIT] switch. The [DEMO] switch indicator will go off, and you will return to the main screen. 2. Practicing piano along with a demo song If the “Demo Group”...

  • Page 21: Playing

    Playing 1. Selecting sounds It contains 346 sounds organized into 10 groups. Each of the sounds stored in these groups is called a Program. Name of the current program Changing programs Select the program group Press the [DISPLAY HOLD] switch to turn it on. Then press one of the [PROGRAM GROUP] switches to select the program group that contains the sound you wish to play.

  • Page 22: Selecting Percussion Instrument Sounds

    Press the [PLAY PIANO] switch When you press the [PLAY PIANO] switch, the instrument will be set to the follow- ing settings. This allows you to use the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 simply as a piano. • The entire keyboard will sound. SPLIT and LAYER will be off, and “KeyL” muting will be defeated. (☞p.23, p.24, p.39)

  • Page 23: Combining Programs

    2. Combining programs Layer function (play two sounds together) This allows you to combine two programs to be played together when you play a sin- gle note. This is called the Layer function. Press the [LAYER] switch The [LAYER] switch indicator will light, and the “Layer” page will appear. Select the two programs To select the “Upp1”...

  • Page 24: Selecting Different Sounds For The Lower And Upper Ranges Of The Keyboard (the Split Function)

    Return to the main screen If the [DISPLAY HOLD] switch is on, press the [EXIT] switch to return to the main screen. The names of the “Upp2” and “Upp1” programs will be displayed in the main screen. In this screen you can also you can use the “▼ Upp2 ▲” and “▼ Upp1 ▲” buttons to select different programs.

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    Specify the octave of each sound The pitch played by the keyboard can be adjusted for each sound in one-octave steps. Use the “Octave” cell “▲” or “▼” to set the value. The octave can be adjusted over a range of –2, –1, 0, +1, +2. To change the note at which the two ranges are divided To change the note (the split point) that divides the two ranges of the keyboard, press the “Point”...

  • Page 26: Applying Effects To A Sound

    3. Applying effects to a sound Adding Reverb to the sound Applying this effect to a selected sound will create the illusion that you are playing in various acoustical spaces such as a concert hall. This is called Reverb. Press the [REVERB] switch The [REVERB] switch indicator will light, and reverb will be applied to the sound.

  • Page 27: Adding Effects Such As Modulation To The Sound

    Adding effects such as modulation to the sound You can apply modulation to the selected sound to create a sensation of rich spacious- ness, or apply distortion to give the sound an Rock’n Roll character. These are called Effects. Press the [CHORUS etc.] switch The [CHORUS etc.] switch indicator will light, and an effect such as chorus will be applied to the sound.

  • Page 28: Using The Pedals

    Press the [CHORUS etc.] switch to make the [CHORUS etc.] indicator turn off. 4. Using the pedals The Ci-9600/Ci-8600 has three pedals: damper, center (sostenuto), and soft. By using these pedals you can make your playing more expressive. Soft pedal...

  • Page 29: Changing The Function Of The Center Pedal

    Make the desired settings If you select off the “Upp1” check box, the damper will not apply to Upper 1. If you select off the “Low/Upp2” check box, the damper will not apply to Upper 2 or Lower. MeMO When a registration is recalled or when the rhythm style is changed, these settings will change to the values of the selected registration or rhythm style.

  • Page 30: Playing Along With The Metronome

    5. Playing along with the metronome If you wish to play/Practice with an accurate tempo, it is convenient to use the metro- nome. The metronome also sets the time signature and tempo when you record your playing. Sounding the metronome Press the [METRONOME] switch The [METRONOME] switch indicator will light, and the metronome will start.

  • Page 31: Changing The Playing Touch Of The Keyboard

    6. Changing the playing touch of the keyboard You can change the way the piano will respond to how hard you strike the keyboard. This function is called Touch Control. Press the [TOUCH] switch Select the desired touch “Light2” is the lightest touch, and “Heavy2” is the heaviest. “Normal” is the stan- dard setting.

  • Page 32: Using The [user/disk] Program Group

    Collecting favorite sounds into a [USER/DISK] program group Here’s how to select your favorite programs from the various program groups of the Ci-9600/Ci-8600, and arrange them in the desired order in the [USER/DISK] program group. Press the PROGRAM GROUP [USER/DISK] switch The contents of the currently-loaded [USER/DISK] program group will be dis- played.

  • Page 33: Changing The Program Name

    Press the “Copy” button The program will be copied, and you will return to the “Custom Prog” page. To change the program name If you wish to change the name of the program, press the “Rename” button before you write, and change the name. ☞“Changing the program name” Write the program If this is the program you want, press the “Write”...

  • Page 34: Loading Individual Programs From A Floppy Disk

    DISK] program group. Use the dial or the [VALUE] switches. Press the “Load” button The program you selected in step 5 will be loaded into the Ci-9600/Ci-8600, and you will return to the main screen. Saving to a floppy disk Here’s how the programs of the [USER/DISK] program group loaded into the Ci-...

  • Page 35: Changing The File Name

    Press the “Save” button The “Save Prog” page will appear. The [...] in the lower left of the LCD screen will show the name of the file to be saved. MeMO If you wish to change the filename, press the “Rename” button and change the file- name.

  • Page 36: Loading Programs From A Floppy Disk

    “Filename” cell. Press the “Load” button The programs of the selected file name will be loaded into the Ci-9600/Ci-8600. When loading is completed, you will return to the main screen. When you execute “Load,” the previous data (contents) of the [USER/DISK] program MeMO group will be overwritten.

  • Page 37: Automatic Accompaniment

    Automatic accompaniment 1. Performing with automatic accompaniment Automatic Accompaniment is a function that automatically adds an accompaniment according to the chords that you specify. A variety of accompaniment styles are pro- vided, including [PIANIST] (which mainly uses piano sounds suitable for a piano per- formance), and styles such as pops, rock, jazz, and dance music.

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    Selecting a rhythm style Select a rhythm style group Press one of the [RHYTHM STYLE GROUP] switches to select a rhythm style group. By pressing the [PIANIST] switch, you can select an accompaniment style for only piano sounds. By pressing the [USER/DISK] switch, you can select rhythm styles that were loaded from a floppy disk.

  • Page 39: Changing How You Specify The Chords

    To stop automatic accompaniment Press the [START/STOP] switch once again. The [START/STOP] switch indicator will turn off, and the accompaniment will stop. You can also start/stop automatic accompaniment in other ways than described MeMO above. Synchro Start/Stop, Fade-in/out (☞p.41), Intro/Ending (☞p.45) Changing how you specify the chords There are several different ways to use the keyboard to specify chords, as appropriate for your preferences and abilities.

  • Page 40: Selecting How You Will Start And Stop Automatic Accompaniment

    To defeat muting of the keys used to specify chords • Press the [MIXER] switch, and press the “KeyL” check box to turn it off. • Press the [PLAY PIANO] switch. If the [SPLIT] switch is lit, the left side of the keyboard cannot be muted. Selecting how you will start and stop automatic accompaniment There are several ways to start/stop automatic accompaniment.

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    c. Fade-in, Fade-out You can use Fade In to make the automatic accompaniment start and gradually increase in volume, or Fade Out to make the automatic accompaniment gradually decrease in volume and then stop. Specify a chord Specify a chord by playing notes in the keyboard area selected for this purpose. The name of the selected chord will appear in the LCD screen.

  • Page 42: Adjusting The Tempo

    Adjusting the tempo Press the [TEMPO DOWN, UP] switches The tempo display in the screen will change. Tempo display If you do not know the tempo You can change the tempo by pressing the [TAP TEMPO] switch four times or more in rhythm to the beat.

  • Page 43: Adjusting The Volume Of Individual Parts

    Adjusting the volume of individual parts To adjust the volume of each automatic accompaniment part and of the keyboard, make settings in the screen that appears when you press the [MIXER] switch. Press the [MIXER] switch The [MIXER] switch indicator will light, and the “Mixer” page will appear. Select the part whose volume you wish to adjust Press the “Vol”...

  • Page 44: Various Automatic Accompaniment Functions

    2. Various automatic accompaniment functions Performing with an ensemble This function automatically adds harmony to the notes that you play in the keyboard area to the right of the split point (Upp 1). This function is not available if chord detection is set to “FullKeyboard.” Press the [ENSEMBLE] switch When you press the [ENSEMBLE] switch, the switch indicator will light.

  • Page 45: Adding An Intro

    Adding an intro You can add an intro to the beginning of the automatic accompaniment. After the intro has been played, the variation will begin playing. Each rhythm style has two intros and two endings. • When you press the [INTRO/ENDING 1] switch, an intro or ending with a chord progression will be played.

  • Page 46: Adding A Fill

    Adding a fill While automatic accompaniment is playing, press the [FILL 1] switch or [FILL 2] switch A fill (break) will be added. When the fill ends, the accompaniment will switch to the blinking variation in the same way as for the intro. The timing at which the accompaniment changes from the variation to the fill is MeMO adjusted automatically to create a natural transition.

  • Page 47: Using The [user/disk] Rhythm Style Group

    floppy disk. Loading styles from a floppy disk Here’s how to load an entire file of rhythm styles from floppy disk into the Ci-9600/Ci- 8600. The rhythm styles that you load can be used for automatic accompaniment in the same way as the styles of any other rhythm style group.

  • Page 48: Saving To Floppy Disk

    Saving to floppy disk Here’s how to save the currently-loaded styles of the [USER/DISK] rhythm style group on a floppy disk. Press the RHYTHM STYLE GROUP [USER/DISK] switch Press the “Save” button The “Save Style” page will appear. The name of the file to be saved will be displayed in the [. . .] area at the lower left of the LCD screen.

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    Select the copy source rhythm style Select the rhythm style that will be copied to the destination you specified in step 2. Make your selection in the same way as usual when selecting a rhythm style. (☞p.38) Press the “Copy” button The rhythm style will be copied, and you will return to the “Custom Style 1/2”...

  • Page 50: Creating A Custom Rhythm Style

    4. Creating a custom rhythm style Creating your own rhythm style Press the RHYTHM STYLE GROUP [USER/DISK] switch Select a style that you don’t mind erasing Press the RHYTHM STYLE GROUP [USER/DISK] switch, and in the [USER/DISK] rhythm style group, select a rhythm style that you don’t mind erasing. When you press the “Custom”...

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    Name your custom style In the “Custom Style 2/2” page, press the “Rename” button to access the “Reneme” page. Assign a name to the rhythm style that you edited. (☞p.53) Save your custom style to internal memory In the “Custom Style 1/2” page, press the “Write” button. To revert to the original style If you press the “Cancel”...

  • Page 52: Custom Style Parameter List

    ❍ Custom style parameter list “Custom Style 1/2” page “Tempo” cell Specify the tempo of the rhythm style. This is adjustable in a range of 40–240. “After Fill1” cell Specify the variation that the accompaniment will use after fill 1 has ended, when you press the [FILL 1] switch during rhythm style playback.

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    Ext: The part data will be transmitted from MIDI OUT or PC I/F. It will not be played by the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 itself. Both: The part will be output both to the internal tone generator and to MIDI OUT or PC I/F.

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    “Prog” cell Specify the sound program for each part. “Pan” cell Specify the panning for each part. Off: Muting the part sound. L15–L01: Increasing the value will move the sound further left. Cnt: Place the sound at the center. R15–R01: Increasing the value will move the sound further right. Prg: The pan setting of the sound program itself will be used.

  • Page 55: Song

    SMF on a floppy disk you can then play your song on recorders made by different manufacturers. Standard MIDI File has three formats. The Ci-9600/Ci-8600 supports format 0 and for- mat 1. To play song data Song data created in SMF format (Standard MIDI File) format can be played.

  • Page 56: Playback With Some Parts Muted

    Depending on the format of the song data (in particular for Format 1), some time may MeMO be required before playback begins. While a Format 1 file is being loaded, the [BEAT] indicator will blink. To stop Press the SONG CONTROL [PLAY/STOP] switch. Alternatively, playback will stop automatically when the end of the song is reached.

  • Page 57: Juke Box Function

    Mute the part Press the button for the part that you wish to mute (“1st,” “2nd,” or “Other”) to set it to “Mute.” “Other” will mute the parts of MIDI channels other than those you selected in step 3. Each time you press the button, the setting will alternate between “Mute” → “Play”...

  • Page 58: Adjusting The Volume Of A Song

    2. Adjusting the volume of a song Adjusting the overall volume You can use the [ACC VOLUME] slider to adjust the entire volume of the automatic accompaniment and the volume of the keyboard performance. To adjust the overall volume, use the [MASTER VOLUME] slider. Adjusting the volume of individual parts To adjust the volume of each part and the volume of the keyboard, make settings in the Mixer screen.

  • Page 59: Muting A Part

    Muting a part You can mute (silence) each accompaniment part separately. Parts 1–9, 11–16, and the Drum part can be muted. Access the “Mixer 3/3” page Select the ^ (check box) of the part you wish to mute The check box will be highlighted, and that part will not sound. To cancel muting Press the check box once again to turn it off.

  • Page 60: Karaoke Function

    Set the [MIC VOLUME] slider to 0. Connect a mic to the mic jack Connect your mic to the mic jack located on the bottom of the Ci-9600/Ci-8600. (☞p.8) If your mic has an on/off switch, turn it on after plugging the mic into the jack.

  • Page 61: Using Mic Effects

    The directional characteristics of the mic; the mic is pointed toward the Ci-9600/Ci- 8600; the mic is too close to the Ci-9600/Ci-8600; settings of the [MIC VOLUME] slider and [VOCAL EFFECT LEVEL] slider. MeMO If you will not be using the mic, move the [MIC VOLUME] slider and the [VOCAL EFFECT LEVEL] slider to “0,”...

  • Page 62: Editing A Song

    4. Editing a song Event editing You can edit the note data and MIDI control change data etc. within an SMF song. If you edit XF data, the lyric data will be deleted. For other formats of song data as well, it is not possible to edit the lyric data. Select a song In the “SongPlay 1/3”...

  • Page 63: Saving An Edited Song As Smf Data

    When you are finished, press the [EXIT] switch The “Edit” page will appear. If you wish to check the results of your editing, save the data in SMF format as described below, and then play it back. If you press the [EXIT] switch once again before saving, the edited content will be discarded, and you will return to the state before editing.

  • Page 64: Event Editing Procedure

    Save the song Press the “Save” button to save the file whose name you modified in the “Save SMF” page. The name you changed here does not change the filename. To change the filename, go MeMO to the “Save SMF” page and press the “Rename” button. (☞p.63) ❍...

  • Page 65: Recording

    1. Recording your performance Just as you would record your performance on a tape recorder, you can capture your playing on the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 song recorder. You can also record multiple tracks and edit any mistakes you may make. If you save the completed song data as SMF format data, you will be able to play it as a song as described in the preceding chapter, or play it using the Juke Box function.

  • Page 66: Start Recording

    KBD: The track played from the keyboard Control: This track records controller and panel operations such as automatic accompaniment Fill and Variation on/off. Chord: The track that records the chord progression of the rhythm style To record the tempo as well If you press the “Tempo”...

  • Page 67: Loading Song Data From A Floppy Disk

    Save the song you recorded Press the “Yes” button. The data will be saved to disk, and you will return to the screen where you began. If you do not wish to save the data, press the “No” button. To return to the record- ing screen, press the “Cancel”...

  • Page 68: Various Recording Methods

    2. Various recording methods Recording the automatic accompaniment (Step Recording) By using the Step Recording function you can input controllers such as automatic accompaniment chords and fills at the specified measures, without having to actually play the keyboard yourself. This means that you can record an automatic accompani- ment from the chords or chord symbols of printed music, even if you are not able to play the piano.

  • Page 69: Step Recording Procedure

    ❍ Step recording procedure “Chord”: Inputting chords 1 “Measure” cell: Events of the measure specified here will be edited. 2 “Location” cell: Specify the location within the measure at which events will be written. The displayed numbers indicate “beat:clock.” Beats are quarter-note units. Clocks are 1/96th of a quarter note.

  • Page 70: Let's Use Step Recording To Input Chords

    1 “Measure” cell: Events of the measure specified here will be edited. 2 “Location” cell: Specify the location within the measure at which the event will be written. 3 “Event type” cell: Refer to “Control event type list” 4 “Value” cell: Refer to “Control event type list”...

  • Page 71: Multitrack Recording

    Multitrack recording You can layer up to five tracks of recording onto the data that was recorded in “KBD,” “Control,” and “Chord.” Here’s how to load the file that you saved on a floppy disk in “Basic recording,” and use multi-track recording to add more tracks. Load the previously saved song data From a floppy disk, load the song data file that you saved in “Basic recording”...

  • Page 72: Recording From The Middle Of The Song

    Start recording Press the SONG CONTROL [PLAY/STOP] switch, and the switch indicator will light. After a two-measure count-off, recording will begin. To stop recording Press the SONG CONTROL [PLAY/STOP] switch. The switch indicator will turn off. The “Track” button that was recorded will change to “Play.” Record additional tracks Select another track as described in step 3, and record using the same procedure.

  • Page 73: Auto Punch-in/out

    •When recording with the [ACC] switch off, the KBD and CTRL tracks. •When recording tracks 1 through 5, the corresponding track. Defeat pause Press the [PAUSE] switch to defeat pause. After a two-measure pre-count, recording will begin. Auto punch-in/out If you made a mistake or did not obtain the desired result in one location of a recorded song, you can re-record just that location without having to re-record from the begin- ning of the song.

  • Page 74: Editing Functions

    7/13” page “Sync.” parameter is set to “Ext.” (☞p.88), the tempo dis- play will be “ =EXT.” In this case it will not be possible to change the tempo on the Ci-9600/Ci-8600, so the setting here will be ignored. Man: You can adjust the tempo manually.

  • Page 75: Saving In Smf Format

    Save the data After you have finished all editing, press the [EXIT] switch. The “Save Recording” page will appear. If you wish to save the data on a floppy disk, press the “Yes” but- ton. Saving in SMF format If the song data you recorded is saved in SMF format, you will be able to play it as a song by pressing the [SONG] switch.

  • Page 76: Details Of The "rec

    ❍ Details of the “Rec 3/3” page items The “Rec 3/3” page provides the following functions for editing recorded data. To access these pages, press the button for the item that you wish to edit. The procedures explained below will assume that you have already pressed the appro- priate button to access the page.

  • Page 77

    “Event Edit” page Here you can directly rewrite or add to the data. Select the track and measure that you wish to edit, and press the “Start” button. “Track” cell: Select the track that you wish to edit. The event editing pro- cedure will differ depending on the track you select.

  • Page 78

    Event editing procedure when the Tempo track is selected The procedure is the same as for the KBD track. Only tempo events will be displayed. <Basic operation> • Moving between measures Press the measure cell, and use the dial or the [VALUE] switches to specify the mea- sure.

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    “Bounce Track” page Here you can select two tracks from the Kbd track and Track 1–Track 5, and combine them into a single track. “Source” cell: Specify the first track. “Destination” cell:Specify the second track. “Bounce” button: When you press the “Bounce” button, the two tracks will be combined into the “Destination”...

  • Page 80

    “Delete Measure” page Here you can delete one or more measures. “Track” cell: Specify the track(s) that will be affected. To delete measures from all tracks, specify “All.” “Start” cell: Specify the first measure that will be deleted. “End” cell: Specify the last measure that will be deleted.

  • Page 81: Functions

    Functions 1. Adjusting the pitch When the power is turned off, this will be set to “0.” MeMO To return to the previous display If you press the [EXIT] switch or the [FUNC- Fine adjustments to the pitch TION] switch, the [FUNCTION] switch indica- tor will go dark, and you will return to the Here’s how you can make fine adjustments to the previous LCD screen.

  • Page 82: Selecting A Temperament

    2. Selecting a temperament 4. Specify the pitch of each key in one-cent steps To write settings into internal memory In the “Func 10/13” page, execute “Write.” Numerous classical pieces were composed using If you turn off the power without writing, the older temperaments that are slightly different than the previous settings will reappear.

  • Page 83: Registration

    3. Registration To recall a function Here’s how to recall the keyboard and panel set- Settings for each song in a performance or settings tings that were stored in a registration. that you frequently use can be stored as one of fif- 1.

  • Page 84: Loading Registrations From A Floppy Disk

    4. All setup Loading registrations from a floppy disk Settings such as the FUNCTION settings are stored Here’s how to load registrations that were saved on in internal memory, but can be saved on floppy a floppy disk. disk as well. If you execute this operation, the settings will be 1.

  • Page 85: To Save All Setup Data

    5. Floppy disk To save All Setup data Here’s how to save All Setup data from internal Before a new floppy disk can be used on the Ci- memory to a floppy disk. 9600/Ci-8600, it must be formatted. You can also format a floppy disk when you wish to erase all the 1.

  • Page 86: Deleting A File

    6. Convenient functions Deleting a file 1. Press the [FUNCTION] switch Adjusting the left/right balance 2. Access the “Func 5/13” page Here’s how to adjust the left/right balance of the sound. 1. Press the [FUNCTION] switch 2. Access the “Func 2/13” screen 3.

  • Page 87: Connecting Other Equipment

    You can also use MIDI to transfer After you have finished making connections to your data from the Ci-9600/Ci-8600’s built-in recorder MIDI devices, set the MIDI channels of the Ci-9600/ for external storage. Ci-8600 and the connected MIDI device to the same This section will explain how you can take advan- number.

  • Page 88: Using The Ci-9600/ci-8600 As A Multi-timbral Tone Generator

    When the [SONG] switch is lit, your perfor- external MIDI device. When the [SONG] switch is mance on the keyboard will be transmitted on on, the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 will function as a 16-tim- this channel. bre GM tone generator. It is not possible to set the MIDI channel.

  • Page 89: Midi Transpose

    “Ext.”: The Ci-9600/Ci-8600’s recorder will oper- from an external device, sound will be selected ate in synchronization with the MIDI clock on the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 as shown in the tables messages it receives. Select “Ext.” when on p.97–. you are using the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 as a...

  • Page 90: Connection To A Computer

    LCD screen. PC (TO HOST) connector This connector allows the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 to be controlled from a computer, or the Ci-9600/Ci-8600 to send MIDI messages to a Connection to an Apple Macintosh computer.

  • Page 91: Appendices

    AC outlet? (☞p.13) emphasized in certain ranges, this is not a mal- ● Is the power cable plugged into the Ci-9600/Ci- function. 8600? (☞p.94, p.96) ● Is the power switch turned on? (☞p.14) The high range does not sound, or the ●...

  • Page 92: Specifications

    Specifications Keyboard 88 notes (Ci-9600 only: real weighted hammer action keyboard) Touch control 6 velocity curves Tone generator system AI-squared synthesis system + XG tone generator Polyphony 64 voices (AI squared tone generator) + 32 voices (XG tone generator) Number of sound programs...

  • Page 93: Assembling The St-9600ci Stand

    Assembling the ST-9600Ci stand • Screw the adjuster 6 all the way into the pedal box 3. Caution • Use two or more people to place the piano on the stand. • When placing the piano on the stand, be care- ful not to pinch your hand.

  • Page 94

    Check after assembly Rotate the adjuster so that it firmly con- tacts the floor. ● Are any parts left over? If the adjuster is not in firm contact with If any parts are left over, check the diagrams to the floor, the pedal will wobble and cause see where they should be used.

  • Page 95: Assembling The St-8600ci Stand

    Assembling the ST-8600Ci 3. Attach the back panel 4 . Use wood screws 7 to fasten the bottom edge stand of the back panel 4 first (in five places). Then use two wood screws 7 to fasten the sides (two places on each side).

  • Page 96: Check After Assembly

    5. Connect the pedal cable and power cable, and fasten them. Connect the power cable included with the piano to the socket located on the back of the instrument. • The power cable connector is not polarized. • Insert the pedal cable connector into the pedal connector located on the bottom of the piano.

  • Page 97: Program List

    Program list Program name (English, Japanese) MIDI No.* Flute/Sax フルート / サックス Bank # Prog # メロディー ・フルート Melody Flute メロディフルート Atk Program name (English, Japanese) MIDI Melody FltAtk No.* メロディー ・テナー ピアノ E.Piano Bank # Prog # Melody Tenor グランドピアノ...

  • Page 98: Breath Noise

    Program name (English, Japanese) MIDI Program name (English, Japanese) MIDI No.* No.* ブラス /クァイア ギター Brass/Choir Bank # Prog # Guitar Bank # Prog # シンセ・ ブラス 3 ナイロン ・ギター Syn.Brass3 Nylon Gtr. Sfz・ ブラス スチール ・ギター Sfz<Brass SteelGtr. ダブル・ ブラス ジャズ・...

  • Page 99

    Program name (English, Japanese) MIDI Program name (English, Japanese) MIDI No.* No.* Synth/S.E. シンセ / 効果音 Bank # Prog # Percussion パーカッション Bank # Prog # スクエア ・ウェーブ チェレスタ SquareWave Celesta ソウ・ ウェーブ グロッケンシュピール Saw Wave Glockenspiel フィフス ・ウェーブ ミュージックボックス 5Th Wave Music Box ベース...

  • Page 100: Rhythm Style List

    Rhythm style list Group name (English, Japanese) No.* ボールルーム BALLROOM ポップ 6/8 Pop 6/8 バック・ トゥー60's Group name (English, Japanese) Back to 60's No.* ロック 6/8 8/16 ビート 8/16 BEAT Rock 6/8 8 ビート フリッパー6/8 8 Beat Flipper 6/8 ギター・ バラード フリッパー4/4 GuitarBallad Flipper 4/4...

  • Page 101

    Group name (English, Japanese) No.* R&B/ROCK R&B/ ロック R. & B. R. & B. 6/8 ブルース 6/8 Blues ゴスペル Gospel ブルース ・シャッフル BluesShuffle ポップ・ シャッフル Pop Shuffle アンクル ・ファンク Uncle Funk ゲット・ ファンク Get Funked エレクトリック・ ファンク ElectricFunk ライト・ ロック Light Rock ポップ・...

  • Page 102: Drum Kits List

    Drum kits list GM Kit 1 GM Kit 2 Room Kit Power Kit Note Inst Excl Inst Excl Inst Excl Inst Excl Syn Kick 1 Syn Kick 1 Syn Kick 2 Dance Kick SynSnare 2 SynSnare 2 AmbiSnare1 SynSnare 2 Syn Kick 3 Syn Kick 3 Syn Kick 3...

  • Page 103

    Electronic Kit Analog Kit Dance Kit Jazz Kit Note Inst Excl Inst Excl Inst Excl Inst Excl Dance Kick Explosion Snare 1 Syn Kick 1 SynSnare 2 AmbiSnare1 Snare 1 SynSnare 1 Syn Kick 3 Real Kick Syn Kick 3 Syn Kick 3 SynSnare 1 GatedSnare...

  • Page 104

    Brush Kit Orchestra Kit Percussion Kit Lati Perc. Kit Note Inst Excl Inst Excl Inst Excl Inst Excl Tom 1 Lo Tom 1 Lo MuteTriang Tom 1 Lo OpenTriang Tom 1 Lo RollSnare2 Flexatone Flexatone Tom 1 Hi RollSnare1 FingCymbal FingCymbal DrySnare 1 FingrSnap1...

  • Page 105

    Arabian Kit SFX Kit Techno Kit(CID-00PJ.PRG) Rock Kit(CID-00PJ.PRG) Note Inst Excl Inst Excl Inst Excl Inst Excl Metronome2 Dry Kick 2 Syn Kick 1 Tubular 3 Rock Snare SynSnare 2 Cowbell 1 Gated Kick SynTom2 Lo Cowbell 1 FullRoomSD SynSnare 1 RollSnare1 PicloSnare LightSnare...

  • Page 106: Demo Songs List

    シンセ / 効果音 KORG オリジナル /Synth Pict. KORG オリジナル /Synth Pict. SYNTH/S.E. KORG Original/Synth Pict. KORG Original/Synth Pict. パーカッション KORG オリジナル / A Target、 R. コルサコフ /熊蜂の飛行 オリジナル /R. コルサコフ:Target/クマバチノヒコウ PERCUSSION KORG Original/A Target, R.Korsakov/The Flight of The Bumble Bee Org./R.Korsakov:A Target/BumbleBee...

  • Page 107: Accessory Disk List (cid-001pe)

    Accessory disk list Rhythm style (CID-00PE.ARR) (CID-001PE) Usr11 Pop Ballad Usr12 Pop Ballad 2 Program (CID-00PE.PRG) Usr13 4/4 Ballad Respiano Usr14 4/4 Ballad 2 FusionEP Usr15 8 Beat 5 Click EP Usr16 Unplugged SoftEP/Pad Usr17 16 Beat 5 Reed EP Usr18 Analog Soul BuzzBassEP...

  • Page 108

    XF file list Song Title Lyric/Written File Name My Bonnie American Folk Song 1MYBONIE.MID Beatuiful Dreamer Stephen Collins Foster 2BEAUTIF.MID Annie Laurie Lady J.D.Scott 3ANNIE-L.MID Camptown Race Stephen Collins Foster 4CAMPTOW.MID...

  • Page 109: List Of Detected Chords

    : Notes which can be used as tension position with a root note of C. In order for the Ci- Major "C" 8600/Ci-9600 to correctly recognize major 6th and minor 6th chords, they must be played in root posi- 3-note 2-note tion as pictured.

  • Page 110

    Dominant 7th Sus 4 "C7sus4" Augmented "Caug" 4-note 3-note 2-note Minor "Cm" Augmented 7th "Caug7" 3-note 2-note 4-note Minor 6th "Cm6" Augmented Major 7th "CaugM7" 4-note 4-note Minor 7th "Cm7" Major 7th 5 "CM7 5 4-note 3-note 4-note Minor-Major 7th "CmM7" Major 7th Sus 4 "CM7sus4"...

  • Page 111: Midi Implementation Chart

    When Clock Source is Internal, transmitted and not received. When Clock Source is Exterual, received and not transmitted. Mode 1: OMNI ON, POLY Mode 2: OMNI ON, MONO : Yes Mode 3: OMNI OFF, POLY Mode 4: OMNI OFF, MONO Consult your local Korg distributor for more information on MIDI IMPLEMENTATION.

  • Page 112

    These products are warranted by the KORG distributor only in each country. Any KORG product not sold with a warranty card or carrying a serial number disqualifies the product sold from the manufacturer’s/distributor’s warranty and liability. This requirement is for your own protection and safety.

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