Roland JUNO-Di Owner's Manual

Mobile synthesizer with song player.
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  • Page 2: Conventions Used In This Manual

    Owner’s manual should be read in its entirety. The manual should be saved and kept on hand as a convenient reference. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of ROLAND CORPORATION. Copyright © 2009 ROLAND CORPORATION...

  • Page 3: Using The Unit Safely

    Do not attempt to repair the unit, or replace parts within it (except when this manual provides specific instructions directing you to do so). Refer all servicing to your retailer, the nearest Roland Service Center, or an authorized Roland distributor, as listed on the “Information” page.

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    The unit and the AC adaptor should be located so their location or position does not interfere with their proper ventilation. 101c • This (JUNO-Di) for use only with Roland stand KS-8/ 12. Use with other stands is capable of resulting in instability causing possible injury. 101f •...

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    109b • Before cleaning the unit, turn off the power and unplug the AC adaptor from the outlet (p. 17). 110b • Whenever you suspect the possibility of lightning in your area, disconnect the AC adaptor from the outlet. 111: Selection •...

  • Page 6: Important Notes

    However, in certain cases (such as when circuitry related to memory itself is out of order), we regret that it may not be possible to restore the data, and Roland assumes no liability concerning such loss of data. Additional Precautions •...

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    TEPCO UQUEST, LTD. * MMP (Moore Microprocessor Portfolio) refers to a patent portfolio concerned with microprocessor architecture, which was developed by Technology Properties Limited (TPL). Roland has licensed this technology from the TPL Group. IMPORTANT NOTES ®...

  • Page 8: Main Features

    • A vocoder effect is also built in, giving you exciting possibilities for live performance. PC/Mac Editor software included • By using the included “JUNO-Di Editor” application software you can perform the same detailed sound editing as on professional synthesizers.

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents USING THE UNIT SAFELY ... 3 IMPORTANT NOTES... 6 Main Features... 8 Introduction ...13 Panel Descriptions... 14 Front Panel ...14 Rear Panel ...16 Getting Ready ... 17 Connecting the AC Adaptor ...17 Installing Batteries (Sold Separately)...17 Removing Batteries...18 When to Replace the Batteries (BATTERY Indicator) ...18 Connecting the External Equipment...18 Connecting Speakers or Headphones...18 Connecting Pedal ...19...

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Selecting tones by numbers—[NUMERIC] button ... 49 Connecting portable audio players and playing back... 49 Saving Your Settings—[WRITE] Button ... 52 Reference...53 Overview ... 54 How the JUNO-Di is Organized ...54 Keyboard Settings for Playing the JUNO-Di...54 Rhythm Sets...55 About the Effects ...55 About Memory...56 Basic Operation of the JUNO-Di ...57...

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Types of Data that can be Saved...77 Saving Data to USB Memory (BACKUP) ...77 Restoring Saved Data from USB Memory Back into the JUNO-Di (RESTORE) ...77 Returning to the Factory Settings (FACTORY RESET)...78 Initializing USB Memory (USB MEMORY FORMAT) ...78 Playing the Demo Songs (DEMO PLAY)...79...

  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Installing the USB Driver in Your Computer...84 Specifying the USB Driver...84 Connecting the JUNO-Di to Your Computer ...84 Using JUNO-Di Editor/Librarian/Playlist Editor...85 Installing JUNO-Di Editor/Librarian/Playlist Editor in Your Computer ...85 Appendices...87 Troubleshooting ... 88 Error Messages... 92 Effects List ... 93 Tone List ...

  • Page 13: Introduction


  • Page 14: Panel Descriptions, Front Panel

    Use the three buttons below it to turn the D Beam controller on/off. A setting screen will appear when you press this button to turn it on. [SOLO SYNTH] Button This button lets you use the D Beam controller to play the JUNO-Di like a monophonic synthesizer (p. 63). [EXPRESSION] Button This button lets you use the D Beam controller to create expressive changes in the volume (p.

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    Normally, the indicator will be extinguished. This indicator will light when the batteries run low. If you continue using the JUNO-Di, the indicator will blink; please recharge the batteries. * If you continue use even though the indicator is blinking, the display will indicate “Battery Low!”...

  • Page 16: Rear Panel

    PHONES Jack You can connect a set of headphones (sold separately) here (p. 18). USB COMPUTER Connector Use this connector to connect the JUNO-Di to your computer via a USB cable (p. 84). Cord Hook Use this to secure the cord from the AC adaptor (p. 17).

  • Page 17: Getting Ready, Connecting The Ac Adaptor, Installing Batteries (sold Separately)

    AC Adaptor To the AC Adapter Installing Batteries (Sold Separately) If eight commercially available AA nickel-metal hydride batteries are installed, you’ll be able to play the JUNO-Di without connecting the AC adaptor. Upper position Types of batteries that can be used ●...

  • Page 18: Removing Batteries, When To Replace The Batteries (battery Indicator), Connecting The External Equipment

    Connecting the External Equipment Connecting Speakers or Headphones Since JUNO-Di contains no amplifier or speakers, you’ll need to connect it to audio equipment such as a keyboard amplifier, monitor speaker system or home stereo, or use headphones to hear its sound.

  • Page 19: Connecting Pedal, Connecting A Microphone, Connecting A Portable Audio Device

    Connecting a Portable Audio Device You can connect an MP3 player or other audio device to the EXT INPUT jack on the rear panel and listen to the playback. Audio cables are not included with the JUNO-Di. You’ll need to provide them. fig.connect-audio.eps_e...

  • Page 20: Turning On/off The Power, Turning Off The Power, Adjusting The Volume Level ([volume] Knob)

    The characters in the display may be difficult to read immediately after the power is turned on, or after you have been using the JUNO-Di for an extended time, or due to the conditions in which it’s being used. If this occurs, turn the rear panel [LCD CONTRAST] knob to make the display legible.

  • Page 21: Turning The Display Backlight On/off, Using The Included Usb Memory Protector

    ● Keep the removed screws out of the reach of small children to ensure they are not swallowed accidentally. Listening to the Demo Songs Here’s how to listen to the demo songs that are built into the JUNO-Di. Power up the JUNO-Di as described in “Turning On/Off the Power” (p. 20).

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  • Page 23: Application Guide

    “Playing Techno Sounds” 08_Drum_Kit.wav “Playing Drums” JUNO-Di_Song.wav “Playing Live” JUNO-Di_Song_Backing.wav There may be some differences between the audio data on the CD-ROM and the sound you play with the JUNO-Di. Section Page p. 24 p. 26 p. 28 p. 30 p.

  • Page 24: Playing Ballads, Pedal—hold Pedal

    Try using the pedal when you play. The pedal can be assigned to other functions besides the damper pedal. Refer to “Making Settings that are Common to Memo the Entire JUNO-Di (SYSTEM)” in the section “HOLD PEDAL” (p. 75). [PIANO] Button Tone Buttons...

  • Page 25: Adding Reverb—[reverb] Knob, Selecting A Tone, Listening To The Tone—[preview] Button

    “Reverb” is an effect that adds reverberation to the tone, like the Function effect of playing in a concert hall. With the JUNO-Di, you can use the [REVERB] knob to adjust how the tone reverberates. Turn the [REVERB] knob to find the reverb that tones good to you.

  • Page 26: Playing Jazz Electric Piano

    Playing Jazz Electric Piano This section explains how to select the electric piano tone for playing jazzy phrases. You can change the mood of your playing by changing the effects added to the tone. Playing Jazz Electric Piano Selecting a Tone Press the [PIANO] Button.

  • Page 27: Adding An Effect

    Adding an Effect When you select the “Stage Phazer” effect, a phasing effect is applied to the sound. In this section, you turn on the “Tremolo” effect while you play. Hold down the [SHIFT] button and press the [PIANO] button. The “MFX”...

  • Page 28: Playing Rock Organ

    Playing Rock Organ This section explains how to play rock organ with the classic seventies rock tone. Here, we will select the organ tone and add the “Rotary” effect. Use the Pitch Bend/Modulation lever on the left of the keyboard to make the tone vary while you play. Playing Rock Organ [KEYBOARD/ORGAN] Button Pitch Bend/...

  • Page 29: Rotary Effect + Modulation Lever, Pitch Bend/modulation Lever

    Rotary Effect + Modulation Lever Important When you play with the “Rotary” effect, you can tilt the Modulation lever forward to change the effect’s speed. Function At the “ ” mark in the sample score, press the Hold Pedal (see page 24) and tilt the lever forward with your left hand.

  • Page 30: Playing Pops

    Playing Pops This section explains how to play pops with a variety of tones. By using the “Dual” function, you can layer two different tones together. For this example, we’ll layer Piano and Strings. Playing Pops [DUAL] Button Selecting a Tone Press the [PIANO] button.

  • Page 31: Layering Different Tones—[dual] Button, Playing With Multiple Tones—[perform (performance)] Button

    ˚ Playing Play the sample score. You can also follow the steps described in pages 34–35 to play back the Pops rhythm pattern. In this case, select “002: Pop 2” as the rhythm pattern group. Turning off Dual Press the [DUAL] button to switch the light off. The Dual function switches off.

  • Page 32: Playing R&b

    If desired, you can use the “Octave Shift” function to lower the right-hand tone by an octave. JUNO-Di’s “Rhythm Pattern” function enables you to easily play rhythm patterns such as drums. Use rhythm patterns to enjoy playing like in a jam session.

  • Page 33: Playing With A Different Tone For Each Hand—[split] Button

    Playing Play the sample score. Playing with a Different Tone for Each Hand—[SPLIT] Button Important The “Split” function enables you to play with a different tone for each hand. Function After selecting a tone for the right hand, press the [SPLIT] button to divide the keyboard into two sections. Next, select a tone for the left hand.

  • Page 34: Changing The Pitch In One Octave Steps—octave [down]/[up] Buttons

    Playing R&B OCTAVE [DOWN]/[UP] Buttons Shifting the Right Hand down One Octave Lower the pitch of the Upper tone, which you play with your right hand, by an octave. Press the [ ] button to move the cursor to the number of the upper tone.

  • Page 35: Playing Rhythm Patterns—[rhythm Pattern] Button, Switching Rhythm Styles (rhythm Pattern Group)

    If you press the [RHYTHM PATTERN] button and the button’s goes out, the Rhythm Pattern is turned off. Playing Rhythm Patterns—[RHYTHM PATTERN] Button Important The JUNO-Di contains many rhythm patterns for a wide variety of musical styles. Function Some rhythm patterns are simple ones with only a few tones, while others are more extravagant, with many tones.

  • Page 36: Playing Bossa Nova

    Playing Bossa Nova This section explains how to play a Bossa Nova pattern using just your left hand. Use the JUNO-Di’s “Chord Memory” function to play complex chords with a single key. You also use the “Arpeggio” function, which allows you to create arpeggios simply by playing chords.

  • Page 37: Playing A Chord With A Single Key—[chord Memory] Button, Playing Arpeggios—[arpeggio] Button

    When you press the [APPEGGIO] button once, it is lit to show that Arpeggio is turned on. Function “Arpeggio” is a playing style where you play the individual notes of a chord separately. If you use JUNO-Di’s Arpeggio function, you just have to play the chords to play arpeggios according to their component notes.

  • Page 38: Playing Techno Sounds

    This section explains how to select a tone that was a standard in the Techno boom of the early 80s and use knobs to adjust the tone in real time. You can use the JUNO-Di’s Arpeggio function and the D Beam controller to give the tone more of a techno feel.

  • Page 39: Varying The Tone—[cutoff]/[resonance] Knobs, Varying The Tone—d Beam Controller/[solo Synth] Button

    Playing Play the sample score. Turn on the Arpeggio function and play the staff labeled “Play” on the sample score. Play the keys at an octave higher than the pitches shown on the sample score. This allows you to play the “Arp Rhy”...

  • Page 40: Playing Drums

    Playing Drums The JUNO-Di contains many Rhythm Sets that can be assigned to each key, with a wide variety of percussion tones and sound effects. By selecting a rhythm set, you can use the keyboard to play drums. [RHYTHM] Button S.

  • Page 41: Playing Synthesizer Sounds, Thickening A Single Tone—[super Layer] Button

    Press the [SUPER LAYER] button. The button is lit and the Super Layer function is turned on. To turn off Super Layer, press the [SUPER LAYER] button again. The light switches off. You can connect a microphone (sold separately) to the JUNO-Di to sing along while you play. Dial [SYNTH] Button...

  • Page 42: Singing Along While You Play, Using The Vocoder

    In this section, there is no sample score. Instead, try the functions described below with your favorite score. With the JUNO-Di, you can control the microphone volume or echo. You can also use the “Vocoder” effect to change the characteristics of your voice.

  • Page 43: Changing Vocoder Settings, Using A Microphone—mic In [volume] Knob/[reverb] Button

    You can adjust how much reverb is added to the micro- Memo phone. For more information about using the microphone, see “Making Settings that are Common to the Entire JUNO-Di (SYSTEM)” on “Rev Level (Reverb Level)” (p. 76). Singing Along While You Play Description...

  • Page 44: Shifting The Key Range In Semitone Steps—[transpose] Button, Transposing

    Singing Along While You Play [TRANSPOSE] Button [-] [+] Buttons Shifting the Key Range in Semitone Steps—[TRANSPOSE] Button Important By using the “Transpose” function, you can easily adjust the pitch of the keyboard to that of your voice. Function The Transpose function allows you to shift the key range in semitone steps. This function is useful not only for adjusting the pitch of the keyboard to the human voice, but also for playing transposing instruments, such as trumpet or clarinet, according to the pitch written in musical scores.

  • Page 45: Playing Live

    This section also explains how to play back audio data using the JUNO-Di’s “Song Player” function. And lastly, you can try playing a piece that makes effective use of all the functions that were introduced.

  • Page 46: Switching Favorite Banks

    Playing Live FAVORITE [BANK] Button [MENU] Button FAVORITE [ON/OFF] Button Registering and Switching to Frequently Used Tones or Settings Important —FAVORITE [ON/OFF] Button/[BANK] Button Function The “Favorite” function enables you to switch to those tones or settings immediately, at the touch of a button.

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    Assigning Functions to the Pedal After you have assigned the tones that you want to use in Favorites, you can set the pedal so you can use it to switch the Favorites. This way, you can switch between Favorites without taking your hands from the keyboard.

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    [NUMERIC] Button Playing Back Songs with the Song Player You can use JUNO-Di’s “Song Player” function to play back a song from your audio data. Plug the USB memory into the USB MEMORY Connector. Press the [SONG LIST] button. The button is lit.

  • Page 49: Playing Back A Song—[song List] Button, Selecting Tones By Numbers—[numeric] Button

    The tone for the specified number is selected. Connecting portable audio players and playing back You can connect an audio device such as an MP3 player to the JUNO-Di’s EXT INPUT jack to play back music from the device. ” mark, the Favorites will switch, changing the tone of the key-...

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    Playing Live Juno-Di Song Change Favorite Change Favorite...

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    Playing Live fig.score–09-2.eps_90...

  • Page 52: Saving Your Settings

    Saving Your Settings If you select the Split to change the settings of tones or octaves, or if you change the effect for a selected tone, when you turn the power off or select another tone, the changed settings are lost. If you want to preserve the changes, save the settings.

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  • Page 54: Overview, How The Juno-di Is Organized, Keyboard Settings For Playing The Juno-di

    Keyboard Settings for Playing the JUNO-Di Broadly speaking, there are two ways to play the JUNO-Di. One way is to play using just a single tone (e.g., the sound of a piano or guitar). The other way is to play more than one tone simultaneously; for example, by playing a bass tone with your left hand and a piano tone with your right hand.

  • Page 55: Rhythm Sets, About The Effects

    By using the included “JUNO-Di Editor” software you can edit the tones and performances in greater detail than possible from the JUNO-Di’s front panel. For details, refer to the “JUNO- Di Editor” Help (owner’s manual). Tones and performances you create using “JUNO-Di Editor” can be played on the JUNO-Di.

  • Page 56: About Memory

    This is the area that holds the data for the tone or performance that you’ve selected using the panel buttons. When you play the JUNO-Di, sound is produced based on data in the USB Memory temporary area. When you edit a tone or performance, you do not directly modify the data in memory;...

  • Page 57: Basic Operation Of The Juno-di, The [shift] Button's Function, Editing A Value

    Basic Operation of the JUNO-Di The [SHIFT] Button’s Function fig.shift.eps By holding down the [SHIFT] button and pressing another button, you can access the screen for making settings related to that button. (In other words, the [SHIFT] button provides a shortcut to the corresponding screen.)

  • Page 58: Assigning A Name, Changing The Tempo, Main Screen

    Overview Assigning a Name On the JUNO-Di, you can assign names to each tone, rhythm set, performance. The procedure is the same for any type of data. fig.disp-Name.eps_70 Use the [ ] buttons to move the cursor to the location where you wish to input a character.

  • Page 59: Detailed Tone Settings, Tone Settings

    Detailed Tone Settings Tone Settings Editing a Tone’s Volume, Portamento, Mono/Poly, or Bend Range (Patch Edit) The process of modifying a tone’s settings is called “patch editing (PATCH EDIT).” To edit the currently selected tone, proceed as follows. Press the [MENU] button. The “MENU”...

  • Page 60: Editing A Rhythm Set's Volume (rhythm Edit)

    Detailed Tone Settings Editing a Rhythm Set’s Volume (Rhythm Edit) The process of modifying a rhythm set’s (p. 55) settings is called “rhythm editing (RHYTHM EDIT).” To edit the currently selected rhythm set, proceed as follows. Press the [MENU] button. The “MENU”...

  • Page 61: Editing The Effects (mfx/chorus/reverb) (effect Edit)

    MFX1 applied to part 1, MFX2 applied to part 2. Otherwise You can use the included “JUNO-Di Editor” to edit MFX1–3. Use the included “JUNO-Di Editor” if you want to make detailed settings for the MFX used by each part. Press the [MENU] button.

  • Page 62: Specifying The Tone That Will Be First Selected By A Tone Button, Saving Your Settings

    When you use settings that play multiple tones, the “MFX SOURCE” setting determines whether the effect settings will be taken from the performance or from the patch (tone). You’ll need to use the included “JUNO-Di Editor” to view or change this setting. Specifying the Tone that will be...

  • Page 63: Using The D Beam Controller To Modify The Sound, D Beam Controller Settings

    Press either the D BEAM [SOLO SYNTH], [EXPRESSION], or [ASSIGNABLE] button to turn on the D Beam controller. Button Description You can use the D Beam controller to play the JUNO-Di [SOLO SYNTH] like a monophonic synthesizer. This button lets you use the D Beam controller to create [EXPRESSION] expressive changes in the volume.

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    * By setting “Range Max” below “Range Min” you can invert the range of change. * The target affected by the function assigned by “Type” will depend on the settings of JUNO-Di. If you’re playing a single sound, the effect will apply to the currently selected sound.

  • Page 65: Using The Knobs To Modify The Sound (sound Modify)

    R: Release time: Time over which the sound decays after you release the key On the JUNO-Di, you can use the two ENVELOPE knobs to adjust the A (Attack) and R (Release) times of the currently selected tone. Adjusts the time from when you press the key until the sound reaches the maximum level.

  • Page 66: Split Settings, Changing The Split Point

    RES * ([PERFORM] button extinguished) (Resonance) Items indicated by an “*” in the table are displayed in the included “JUNO-Di Editor.” Adding Reverberation ([REVERB] Knob) You can add reverb (reverberation) to the sounds that you play from the keyboard. By adding reverb, you can recreate the pleasant acoustics that are typical of a performance in a concert hall or similar space.

  • Page 67: Octave Shift Settings, Arpeggio Settings

    Octave Shift Settings “Octave Shift” is a setting that lets you change the pitch of the keyboard in steps of an octave. Press the OCTAVE [DOWN] or [UP] button. Pressing the [DOWN] button will lower the pitch of the currently selected tone by one octave;...

  • Page 68

    Detailed Settings for Performance Functions Item Value Description This determines whether the sounds are played staccato (short and clipped), or tenuto (fully drawn out). 30–120: For example, when set to “30,” the length of the note in a grid (or when a series of grids is connected with ties, the final grid) 30–120%, is 30% of the full length of the note set in the...

  • Page 69: Chord Memory Settings, Favorite Settings, Viewing Or Removing A Favorite

    Chord Memory Settings For more about the Chord Memory function, refer to “Playing a Chord with a Single Key—[CHORD MEMORY] Button” (p. 37). The chord memory settings cannot be saved. Press the [CHORD MEMORY] button so it’s lit. Alternatively, hold down the [SHIFT] button and press the [CHORD MEMORY] button.

  • Page 70: Using The Keyboard To Control Images ([v-link] Button), What Is V-link, Connection Example

    Connection Example As an example, we will use a setup in which the JUNO-Di is connected to the EDIROL P-10. Use a MIDI cable to connect the JUNO-Di’s MIDI OUT connector to the MIDI IN connector of the EDIROL P-10.

  • Page 71: Playing Back Music Files (song Player), Smf/audio Files That Can Be Played, Song Player Settings

    Creating a playlist On your computer, start up the included “Playlist Editor” software and create a playlist. When you want to use the JUNO-Di to play backing tracks (accompaniment), it’s convenient to create a playlist beforehand to specify the order in which the tracks should be played.

  • Page 72: Selecting And Playing A Song ([song List] Button), Moving The Playback Location

    (p. 77) while playing a song. • Only audio files with a sampling frequency of 44.1 kHz can be played. • The JUNO-Di can handle a maximum of 399 songs or playlists. (The maximum number that can be handled by Playlist Editor is 999.) Moving the Playback Location You can use the following buttons to move the playback location.

  • Page 73: Selecting And Playing A Playlist, Performing Along With A Song ([c. Cancel/minus One] Button)

    SMFs Minus-One “Making Settings that are Common to the Entire JUNO-Di (SYSTEM)” on “MINUS ONE” (p. 76). Diminishes the volume of sounds that are located in the center (such as the vocal or the...

  • Page 74: Playing Rhythm Patterns ([rhythm Pattern] Button), Playing Rhythm Patterns

    A rhythm pattern is a fixed phrase played by rhythm instruments such as drums or percussion. The JUNO-Di contains rhythm patterns for a wide range of styles. It’s easy to play back these rhythm patterns while you play along on the keyboard.

  • Page 75: Making Settings That Are Common To The Entire Juno-di (system), Procedure For Making System Settings

    Other Settings Making Settings that are Common to the Entire JUNO-Di (SYSTEM) “System settings” refers to settings that apply to the entire JUNO-Di, such as keyboard touch settings and MIDI settings. Procedure for Making System Settings Press the [MENU] button.

  • Page 76

    On some pedals, the electrical signal output by the pedal when it is pressed or released is the opposite of other pedals. If your pedal has an effect opposite of what you expect, set this parameter to “REVERSE.” If you are using a Roland pedal (that has no polarity switch), set this parameter to “STANDARD.”...

  • Page 77: Backing Up Or Initializing Data (utility), Types Of Data That Can Be Saved

    Utility functions let you save user data to USB memory or restore data from USB memory back to the JUNO-Di. You’ll also use these utility functions when you want to return the JUNO-Di to its factory settings, or initialize USB memory.

  • Page 78: Returning To The Factory Settings (factory Reset), Initializing Usb Memory (usb Memory Format)

    Other Settings Returning to the Factory Settings (FACTORY RESET) You can return all of the JUNO-Di’s settings to the state they were in when the instrument was shipped from the factory. This operation is called “Factory Reset.” If the JUNO-Di’s internal memory contains important data that you’ve created, be aware that all of this user data will be lost...

  • Page 79: Playing The Demo Songs (demo Play), Viewing The Version (version Info)

    (not lit), you can play the demo song simply by pressing the [PLAY/STOP] button. Viewing the Version (VERSION INFO) Here’s how to view the version of the JUNO-Di’s software. Press the [MENU] button. The “MENU” screen will appear. Use the [ and press the [ENTER] button.

  • Page 80: About Midi, About Midi Connectors, Midi Channels And Multitimbral Sound Generators

    MIDI keyboard Sound Module You’ll be able to use up to sixteen channels when using the JUNO-Di as a sound module. Sound modules that can receive multiple channels of data simultaneously and play different sounds on each channel are called multitimbral sound modules.

  • Page 81: Using The Juno-di As A Master Keyboard (midi Controller Mode), Specifying The Transmit Channel

    Using the JUNO-Di as a Master Keyboard (MIDI Controller Mode) You can connect external MIDI devices to the JUNO-Di’s MIDI OUT connector, and use the JUNO-Di to control the connected MIDI devices. Connection Example fig.midi-control-e.eps MIDI sound module MIDI IN...

  • Page 82: Using The Juno-di As A Midi Sound Module

    Using the JUNO-Di as a MIDI Sound Module You can use the JUNO-Di as a MIDI sound module in one of two ways; in Patch mode to play a single tone, or in Performance mode to play more than one tone simultaneously.

  • Page 83: Soft Through On/off, Using Your Computer For Music Production

    “GM2 System On,” it will be ready to play back GM2- compatible SMF. Alternatively, you can press the [PERFORM] button MIDI OUT and select “64: GM2 Template” to use the JUNO-Di as a GM2 sound module. ● MIDI messages can be exchanged between the JUNO-Di and your sequencer software, allowing you to carry out sophisticated music production and editing.

  • Page 84: Installing The Usb Driver In Your Computer, Specifying The Usb Driver

    JUNO-Di Specifying the USB Driver Here’s how to specify the USB driver that will be used when the JUNO-Di is connected to your computer via the USB COMPUTER connector. With the factory settings, this is set to “VENDER.” There’s no need to change this setting if you’re using the USB driver from...

  • Page 85: Using Juno-di Editor/librarian/playlist Editor, Installing Juno-di Editor/librarian/playlist Editor In Your Computer

    The included JUNO-Di Editor/Librarian/Playlist Editor software will help you enjoy the full potential of the JUNO-Di. “JUNO-Di Editor” lets you use your computer to perform detailed editing for sounds and other settings that cannot be accessed from the JUNO- Di’s front panel. By assigning items to sliders and knobs in the computer screen, you can efficiently edit the settings in an intuitive, graphical manner.

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  • Page 87: Appendices


  • Page 88: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the JUNO-Di does not function in the way you expect, first check the following points. If this does not resolve the problem, consult your dealer or a nearby Roland Service Station. * If any sort of message is being displayed on the screen during an operation, refer to “Error Messages” (p. 92).

  • Page 89

    There are some sounds I can’t select. If you use the included “JUNO-Di Editor” to set the patch’s category to “NO ASSIGN,” you won’t be able to select it from the JUNO-Di’s panel. The sound cuts off when I switch tones (patches) in Patch mode.

  • Page 90: Issues Related To Effects, Issues Related To Saving Data

    Use the included “JUNO-Di Editor” to check the following settings. Check the Matrix Controller settings. The JUNO-Di allows you to use the Matrix Control to control tones (patches) in real time. The Matrix Control functions as the control source for the Control Change and other MIDI messages received by the JUNO-Di, and makes changes to the various tone (patch) parameters based on these messages.

  • Page 91

    Check to make sure that the MIDI Transmit channel of the external MIDI device and the JUNO-Di’s MIDI Receive channel are matched. The MIDI Receive channel used by the JUNO-Di in Patch mode is set with the Kbd Patch RX/TX Channel parameter. Rhythm Set performance data is generally received on MIDI Channel 10.

  • Page 92: Error Messages

    Select the song for transfer from Playlist Editor, and transfer the data once again to USB memory. The JUNO-Di can handle up to 99 songs in the root directory, and a total of up to 399 songs in all other playlists.

  • Page 93: Effects List

    Effects List Multi-Effects Parameters (MFX1–3, MFX) The multi-effects feature 79 different kinds of effects. Some of the effects consist of two or more different effects connected in series. FILTER (10 types) EQUALIZER SPECTRUM ISOLATOR LOW BOOST SUPER FILTER STEP FILTER ENHANCER AUTO WAH HUMANIZER...

  • Page 94

    Effects List About Note Some effect settings (such as Rate or Delay Time) can be specified in terms of a note value. The note value for the current setting is shown following the numerical value. * If the Rate is specified as a note value, the modulation will be synchronized with the tempo when you play back SMF song data.

  • Page 95

    SUPER FILTER This is a filter with an extremely sharp slope. The cutoff frequency can be varied. Item Value Description Filter type Frequency range that will pass through each filter LPF, BPF, HPF, LPF: frequencies below the cutoff Filter Type NOTCH BPF: frequencies in the region of the cutoff HPF: frequencies above the cutoff...

  • Page 96: Step Ring Modulator, Auto Pan

    Effects List STEP PHASER The phaser effect will be varied gradually. Item Value Description 4-STAGE, 8-STAGE, Mode Number of stages in the phaser 12-STAGE Rate of the step-wise change in Step Rate 0.10–20.00 Hz, note the phaser effect 0–127 Level of the phase-shifted sound Level 0–127 Output Level...

  • Page 97

    STEP PAN This uses a 16-step sequence to vary the panning of the sound. Item Value Description Rate at which the 16-step sequence Rate 0.05–10.00 Hz, note will cycle Level 0–127 Output volume SLICER By applying successive cuts to the sound, this effect turns a conventional sound into a sound that appears to be played as a backing phrase.

  • Page 98

    Effects List SPACE-D This is a multiple chorus that applies two-phase modulation in stereo. It gives no impression of modulation, but produces a transparent chorus effect. Item Value Rate 0.05–10.00 Hz, note Depth 0–127 Level 0–127 3D CHORUS This applies a 3D effect to the chorus sound. The chorus sound will be positioned 90 degrees left and 90 degrees right.

  • Page 99

    VS OVERDRIVE This is an overdrive that provides heavy distortion. Item Value Description Type of guitar amp SMALL: small amp SMALL, BUILT-IN, Amp Type BUILT-IN: single-unit type amp 2-STACK, 3-STACK 2-STACK: large double stack amp 3-STACK: large triple stack amp Degree of distortion Drive 0–127...

  • Page 100

    Effects List SERIAL DELAY This delay connects two delay units in series. Item Value Description Delay time from when sound is Delay 1 Time 0–1300 msec, note input to delay 1 until the delay sound is heard Delay time from when sound is Delay 2 Time 0–1300 msec, note input to delay 2 until the delay...

  • Page 101

    Volume balance between the direct sound (D) Balance D0:100W and the delay sound (W) TAPE ECHO A virtual tape echo that produces a realistic tape delay sound. This simulates the tape echo section of a Roland RE-201 Space Echo. Item Value Description Tape speed Repeat Rate 0–127...

  • Page 102

    Effects List 2VOI PCH SHIFTER (2VOICE PITCH SHIFTER) Shifts the pitch of the original sound. This 2-voice pitch shifter has two pitch shifters, and can add two pitch shifted sounds to the original sound. Item Value Description Adjusts the pitch of Pitch Shift 1 in Pch1 Coarse -24-+12 semi semitone steps.

  • Page 103

    DST → DELAY (DISTORTION → DELAY) Item Value Description Degree of distortion Dst Drive 0–127 Adjusts the delay time from the Delay Time 0–2600 msec, note direct sound until the delay sound is heard. Adjusts the proportion of the Delay delay sound that is fed back into -98–+98% the effect.

  • Page 104

    Effects List Chorus Parameters The JUNO-Di’s Chorus effect unit can also be used as a stereo delay unit. These settings allow you to select chorus or delay, and the characteristics of the selected effect type. Item Value Description Selects either Chorus or Delay.

  • Page 105: Tone List

    Tone List [PIANO] Button * Pf111–Pf128 are GM/GM2 tones. Tone Name Category Pf001 88StageGrand Pf002 88StgGrand 2 Pf003 88StgGrand 3 Pf004 JUNO Piano 1 Pf005 JUNO Piano 2 Pf006 Rich Grand 1 Pf007 Rich Grand 2 Pf008 Piano+Str 1 Pf009 Fairy Piano Pf010 Pop Piano 1...

  • Page 106

    Tone List [KEYBOARD/ORGAN] Button * Ky125–Ky162 are GM/GM2 tones. Tone Name Ky001 HardRockORG1 Ky002 HardRockORG2 Ky003 GT Org Stack Ky004 GT Org Std Ky005 GT Org Clean Ky006 Perc Organ 1 Ky007 FullStop Org Ky008 FullDraw Org Ky009 StakDraw Org Ky010 JUNO PercOrg Ky011...

  • Page 107

    Tone Name Ky130 Pulse Clav Ky131 Celesta Ky132 Glockenspiel Ky133 Music Box Ky134 Vibraphone Ky135 Vibraphone w Ky136 Marimba Ky137 Marimba w Ky138 Xylophone Ky139 Tubular-bell Ky140 Church Bell Ky141 Carillon Ky142 Organ 1 Ky143 Trem. Organ Ky144 60’s Organ 1 Ky145 70’s E.Organ Ky146...

  • Page 108

    Tone List Tone Name Gt095 R&B Bass 3 Gt096 Moogy Bass 1 Gt097 Moogy Bass 2 Gt098 JUNO Reso Gt099 Alpha SynBs1 Gt100 Alpha SynBs2 Gt101 SH Square Gt102 Pedal Square Gt103 Doze Bass 1 Gt104 VirtualRnBs1 Gt105 Saw&MG Bass1 Gt106 Square Bass Gt107...

  • Page 109

    [ORCHESTRA] Button * Oc070–Oc087 are GM/GM2 tones. Tone Name Oc001 String Ens Oc002 JUNO Strings Oc003 Chamber Str1 Oc004 Chamber Str2 Oc005 Staccato Oc006 Pizzicato Oc007 Pizz/Stacc Oc008 Sahara Str Oc009 Random Mood Oc010 X Hall Str Oc011 DelayQuartet Oc012 Pop Str 1 Oc013 Pop Str 2...

  • Page 110

    Tone List Tone Name Wr038 Timpani+Low Wr039 Timpani Roll Wr040 Bass Drum Wr041 Ambidextrous Wr042 En-co-re Wr043 Mobile Phone Wr044 ElectroDisco Wr045 Groove 007 Wr046 In Da Groove Wr047 Sweet 80s Wr048 Auto Trance2 Wr049 JUNO Pop Wr050 Compusonic 1 Wr051 Compusonic 2 Wr052...

  • Page 111

    Tone Name Category Br047 SoftSynBrass Br048 Windy Synth Br049 Silky JP Br050 Silk Brs Pad Br051 X-Saw Brass Br052 Cheesy Brass Br053 Dual Saw Brs Br054 JUNO-106 Brs Br055 BreakOut Key Br056 Stacked Brs Br057 Sax Sect. 1 Br058 Sax Sect. 2 Br059 Horny Sax Br060...

  • Page 112

    Tone List Tone Name Vo064 Brusky Vo065 2.2 Pad 1 Vo066 2.2 Pad 2 Vo067 2.2 Pad 3 Vo068 SaturnHolida Vo069 Neuro-Drone Vo070 In The Pass Vo071 Polar Night Vo072 Cell 5th Vo073 MistOver5ths Vo074 Gritty Pad Vo075 India Garden Vo076 BillionStars Vo077...

  • Page 113

    Tone Name Category 1015 Sy029 Classic Ld 2 1016 Sy030 Digi Lead 1 1017 Sy031 Digi Lead 2 1018 Sy032 DC Triangle 1019 Sy033 Sqr-Seqence 1020 Sy034 Pure Square 1021 Sy035 Griggley 1022 Sy036 Legato Saw 1023 Sy037 Dual Profs 1024 Sy038 Gwyo Press...

  • Page 114

    Tone List Tone Name 1147 Sy161 FM’s Attack 1148 Sy162 Digi-vox Syn 1149 Sy163 Fairy Factor 1150 Sy164 Tempest 1151 Sy165 X-Racer 1152 Sy166 TB Booster 1153 Sy167 Syn-Orch/Mod 1154 Sy168 Pressyn 1155 Sy169 High Five 1156 Sy170 Magnetic 5th 1157 Sy171 DigimaX...

  • Page 115

    Tone Name Category 1279 Sy293 Mega Sync 1280 Sy294 Passing by 1281 Sy295 Lazer Points 1282 Sy296 Retro Sci-Fi 1283 Sy297 Magic Chime 1284 Sy298 Try This! 1285 Sy299 New Planetz 1286 Sy300 Jet Noise 1287 Sy301 Chaos 2003 1288 Sy302 Control Room 1289...

  • Page 116: Rhythm Set List

    Rhythm Set List Rhythm Set Rhythm Name Rh001 Pop Kit 1 Rh002 Rock Kit Rh003 Brush Jz Kit Rh004 HipHop Kit Rh005 R&B Kit Rh006 Dance Kit 1 Rh007 Dance Kit 2 Rh008 Dance Kit 3 Rh009 Pop Kit 2 Rh010 Dance Kit 4 Rh011...

  • Page 117

    001 Pop Kit 1 Note No. ----- ----- ----- ----- Kick1 Snare Ghost1 Kick2 Pedal Hihat [M1] Kick3 Kick4 Side Stick Snare1 Snare Ghost2 Snare2 Low Tom1 Cl Hihat1 [M1] Low Tom2 Cl Hihat2 [M1] Mid Tom1 Op Hihat [M1] Mid Tom2 High Tom1 CrashCymbal1...

  • Page 118

    Rhythm Set List 006 Dance Kit 1 007 Dance Kit 2 Note No. ----- ----- TR808 Kick SH32 Kick1 Mix Kick1 TR909 Kick1 Mix Snare1 AnalogSnare1 Mix Kick2 Analog Kick1 Mix Snare2 TR808 Snare Mix Kick3 SH32 Kick2 Thin ClHH Pedal Hihat Mix Kick4 TR909 Kick2...

  • Page 119

    011 Ambi Pop 1 012 Ambi Rock Note No. ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- Kick1 Kick1 Snare Ghost1 Snare Ghost1 Kick2 Kick2 Pedal Hihat [M1] Pedal Hihat Kick3 Power Kick1 Kick4 Power Kick2 Side Stick Side Stick Snare1 Power Snare1 Snare Ghost2...

  • Page 120

    Rhythm Set List 016 Ambi Dance 1 017 Ambi Dance 2 Note No. ----- ----- TR808 Kick SH32 Kick1 Mix Kick1 TR909 Kick1 Mix Snare1 AnalogSnare1 Mix Kick2 Analog Kick1 Mix Snare2 TR808 Snare Mix Kick3 SH32 Kick2 Thin ClHH Pedal Hihat Mix Kick4 TR909 Kick2...

  • Page 121

    021 GM2 STANDARD Note No. High Q Slap Scratch Push [M7] Scratch Pull [M7] Sticks Square Click Metron Click Metron Bell Kick Drum 2 Kick Drum 1 Side Stick Aco.Snare Hand Clap Elec.Snare Low Tom 2 ClosedHi-hat [M1] Low Tom 1 Pedal Hi-hat [M1] Mid Tom 2...

  • Page 122

    Rhythm Set List 026 GM2 JAZZ Note No. High Q Slap Scratch Push [M7] Scratch Pull [M7] Sticks Square Click Metron Click Metron Bell Jazz Kick 2 Jazz Kick 1 Side Stick Aco.Snare Hand Clap Elec.Snare Low Tom 2 ClosedHi-hat [M1] Low Tom 1 Pedal Hi-hat...

  • Page 123: Performance List

    Performance List Name Bass / Piano Piano & Str Big & Proud Whale Pad Dual Rotary Mission Di JUNO Di Lead Choir Orche Delicate Asian Temple The Leader SolarEclipse Proud Brass Air Garden Winter Bell D-50Memories Ambi Lead Rock Organ Notre-Dame SuperSawStk SatelliteGtr...

  • Page 124: Rhythm Pattern Group List

    Rhythm Pattern Group List Name Recommended Rhythm Set Pop 1 Pop Kit 2 Pop 2 Pop Kit 2 Pop 3 Pop Kit 1 Pop 4 Pop Kit 1 Pop 5 Pop Kit 1 Pop 6 Pop Kit 1 Pop 7 Pop Kit 1 Pop 8 Pop Kit 1...

  • Page 125: Chord Memory List

    Chord Memory List 001. Pop 1 Assign Key Chord Name Constituent Notes of Chord Forms Cadd9 C3, G3, D4, E4 C#maj9 C#3, C4, D#4, F4 D3, F4, A3, C4 D#maj7 D#3, A#3, D4, G4 Cadd9 (on E) E3, C4, D4, G4 Fmaj9 F2, A3, E4, G4 Dadd9 (on F#)

  • Page 126

    Chord Memory List 011. Pop Min 2 Assign Key Chord Name Constituent Notes of Chord Forms C-add9 C3, D4, D#4, G4 Eb7(on Db) C#3, A#3, D#4, G4 D-7(b5) D3, G#3, C4, F4 Ebmaj7 D#3, A#3, D4, G4 Emaj7(9) E3, G#3, D#4, F#4 F-7(9) F2, G#3, D#4, G4 Gbdim7...

  • Page 127: Midi Implementation Chart

    Messages : All Notes Off : Active Sensing : System Reset * 1 Switchable between O and X when using “JUNO-Di Editor.” Notes * 2 Recognized as M=1 even if M≠1. Mode 1 : OMNI ON, POLY Mode 2 : OMNI ON, MONO...

  • Page 128: Specifications

    JUNO-Di Applications, Roland cannot guarantee that a given computer can be used satisfactorily with the JUNO-Di Applications based solely on the fact that it meets the above requirements. This is because there...

  • Page 129: Index

    HOLD PEDAL jack ... 19, 24 HUMANIZER ... 95 INFINITE PHASER ... 96 Installing ... 84–85 ISOLATOR ... 94 JUNO-Di Editor ... 85 KEY ... 69 Keyboard Settings for Playing ... 54 KEYBOARD TOUCH ... 75 Knob ... 81 Knob Assign ... 81 [LCD CONTRAST] knob ...

  • Page 130

    Index Patch ... 55 Patch Edit ... 59 Patch Level ... 59 Patch mode ... 82 Patch Rx/Tx Ch ... 76 PATCH WRITE ... 62 Patches ... 55 PC ... 81 Pedal ... 19, 24, 47 [PERFORM] Button ... 31 PERFORM WRITE ...

  • Page 131: Shortcut List

    Shortcut List You can access various editing screens by holding down the [SHIFT] button and pressing one of the buttons listed below. What to do Edit the settings without changing the D Beam controller’s on/off status Specify the effect applied to the microphone Specify the split point (when Split is on) Edit the arpeggio settings without changing the arpeggiator’s on/off status...

  • Page 132

    For EU Countries For China For C.A. US ( Proposition 65 ) WARNING This product contains chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm, including lead.

  • Page 133

    This product contains chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm, including lead. DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY Compliance Information Statement Model Name : JUNO-Di Type of Equipment : Synthesizer Responsible Party : Roland Corporation U.S. Address : 5100 S.Eastern Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90040-2938 Telephone : (323) 890-3700 NOTICE AVIS WARNING For the U.K.

  • Page 134

    Information When you need repair service, call your nearest Roland Service Center or authorized Roland distributor in your country as shown below. AFRICA PHILIPPINES G.A. Yupangco & Co. Inc. EGYPT 339 Gil J. Puyat Avenue Makati, Metro Manila 1200, Al Fanny Trading Office...

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