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Yamaha MOTIF RACK ES Supplementary Manual

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Toolbar..................................................................................... 20
Dialogs..................................................................................... 30
Troubleshooting....................................................................... 37
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This owner's manual assumes that you are already familiar with basic Windows/Macintosh operations. If
you are not, please refer to the owner's manual which came with your Windows/Macintosh software before
using Multi Part Editor.
For information about hardware requirements, the interconnection of devices and the installation of
the Multi Part Editor software, refer to the separate InstallatIon Manual as well as the Owner's Manual
for the respective MIDI device.
About Menu/Button Name
When the name of the menu or button differs in Windows and Macintosh, the names are indicated as
"Windows name (Macintosh name)" in the manual.
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    • Yamaha makes no representations or warranties with regard to the use of the software and documentation and cannot be held responsible for the results of the use of this manual and the software.

  • Page 2: What Is The Multi Part Editor

    Multis can be saved to your computer. The Multi Part Editor can also be used in connection with devices such as the Yamaha 01X Digital Mixing Studio or MOTIF ES Music Production Sythesizer, allowing you to operate the Multi Part Editor using real hardware controls.

  • Page 3: About Studio Manager

    Studio Manager is a cross-platform application that enables you to start multiple Editors for controlling YAMAHA hardware products remotely, and to save multiple Editor settings. For more information, refer to the separate Installation Guide or the Studio Manager PDF manual.

  • Page 4: Multi Part Editor Files

    Multi Part Editor Files Every Multi in the MOTIF-RACK ES can be made up of voices selected from the collection of User Voices stored in the MOTIF-RACK ES. When a voice is modified, each Multi that utilizes that voice will be modified as well and as a result, your Multis may not sound the way they did when you first made them.

  • Page 5: About Open Plug-in Technology

    About Open Plug-in Technology Open Plug-in Technology (OPT) is a new software format that enables you to control MIDI devices from a music DAW application software. For example, this allows you to start up and operate various parts of your music system, such as plug-in board editors, and mixing control editors - directly from an OPT-compatible sequencer, without having to use each separately.

  • Page 6: Starting The Multi Part Editor

    All operations of the MOTIF-RACK ES Multi Part Editor can be utilized when running as a plug- in within Level 2 (Processors) and Level 3 (Views) host applications. Bulk data reception and remote control are not supported when running within Level 1 (Panels) host applications. Certain operations may not work as expected if there is no corresponding function in the host application.

  • Page 7: An Example Of The Multi Part Editor In Use

    An Example of the Multi Part Editor in Use There is no single way to use the many components of the Multi Part Editor. Your editing needs and preferences may differ; however, the following example gives you a simple step-by-step guide in how to use the Multi Part Editor.

  • Page 8

    Notice when starting the Studio Man- ager as a stand-alone application When starting the Studio Manager as a stand-alone application, you’ll also need to have the sequencer running simultaneously so that you can check the Part or Voice sounds edited in the Multi Part Editor or Voice Editor by using an external keyboard.

  • Page 9

    USB, or if MOTIF-RACK ES is not turned on. The “0” displayed in the port name (0-1, 0-2, etc.) indicates the number of the MIDI device connected to the computer via USB. Match this number to the “Device Name” in the “YAMAHA USB-MIDI Driver” dia- log.

  • Page 10

    (2) In the “YAMAHA USB-MIDI Driver” dialog, merge the output ports. • OUT Change the settings to connect the two output ports which are used by the sequencer and Multi Part Editor to MOTIF-RACK ES input port 1. For example, change the settings as shown in the illustrations below when using the output port 1 and output port 2 in the Studio Manager (Multi Part Editor) and sequencer.

  • Page 11: Midi Port Settings When Using Remote Control Function

    MIDI Port Settings When Using Remote Control Function This chapter explains how to control the Multi Part Editor or DAW (sequencer) remotely using the 01X or MOTIF ES. Set the MIDI ports of your application software or your devices following the illustrations.

  • Page 12

    1.2. MOTIF ES + DAW compatible with Total Recall (such as Cubase SX 3) + Multi Part Editor + MOTIF-RACK ES The ports can be changed. MOTIF ES6/7/8 USB Remote MIDI In/Out Port 1-4 (Mode A Cubase) Cubase SX 3 Audio Mixer Track View MOTIF-RACK ES...

  • Page 13

    1.3. MOTIF ES + DAW incompatible with OPT or Total Recall + Multi Part Editor + MOTIF-RACK ES The ports can be changed. MOTIF ES6/7/8 USB Remote MIDI In/Out Port 1-4 (Mode A Logic) Audio Mixer Track View USB MIDI In/Out Port 0-2 MOTIF-RACK ES Studio Manager...

  • Page 14

    2. Remote-controlling using the 01X 2.1. 01X + Sequencer compatible with OPT (such as SQ01) + Multi Part Editor + MOTIF-RACK ES The ports other than those assigned for 01X remote control can be changed. Controller: 01X mLAN Remote MIDI In/Out Port 1 SQ01 Multi Part Editor Audio Mixer...

  • Page 15

    2.2. 01X + DAW compatible with Total Recall (such as Cubase SX 3) + Multi Part Editor + MOTIF-RACK ES The ports other than those assigned for 01X remote control can be changed. mLAN Remote MIDI In/Out Port 1 Cubase SX 3 Audio Mixer Track View MOTIF-RACK ES...

  • Page 16

    2.3. 01X + DAW incompatible with OPT or Total Recall + Multi Part Editor + MOTIF-RACK ES The ports other than those assigned for 01X remote control can be changed. Controller: 01X mLAN Remote MIDI In/Out Port 1 Audio Mixer Track View USB MIDI In/Out Port 0-2 MOTIF-RACK ES...

  • Page 17: Menu Bar

    Menu Bar The Menu Bar contains various editing and setup functions/commands. Click the desired menu name to open the appropriate pull-down menu, and choose the function/command you wish to apply. Those functions/commands which are unavailable are grayed out. File Creates and opens a default Multi. User Voice settings in the MOTIF-RACK ES are not erased.

  • Page 18

    Setup Setup... Allows you to specify the MIDI port numbers, device numbers, etc. Transmit Multi Bulk Transmits the current Multi setting to the MOTIF-RACK ES below. Receive Multi Bulk Receives the current Multi setting from the MOTIF-RACK ES Transmit Voice Bulk... Displays a dialog where you can select voice data to transmit to the MOTIF-RACK ES Receive Voice Bulk...

  • Page 19: Window

    “Receive bulk data” Display Multi data can be received in bulk from the MOTIF-RACK ES. When receiving the current Multi from the MOTIF-RACK ES, the progress bar shows how much of the data has been received. A time-out error message will be displayed when data cannot be received from the MOTIF-RACK ES (page 37).

  • Page 20: Toolbar

    Toolbar 1 Open Opens a Multi Part Editor file 2 Save Saves the current settings by overwriting the current file. 3 Editor Setup Allows you to specify the MIDI port numbers, device numbers, etc. 4 Transmit Multi Bulk Transmits the current Multi setting to the MOTIF-RACK ES 5 Receive Multi Bulk Receives the current Multi setting from the MOTIF-RACK ES above.

  • Page 21: Part Mixer Window

    Part Mixer Window When you start Multi Part Editor, you will first see the Part Mixer Window, which consists of the common section and the part section. Here you can access most parameters of the Multi Part Editor. For more information on each parameter, refer to Reference section on the Owner’s Manual. •...

  • Page 22

    7 DETAIL Click this to open the “Common Detail” window. Click on a tab to edit different parameters. For further details, see Common Detail Window (page 23). Part Section (Part 1 – Part 16) 8 Part Number Displays the part number. 9 Voice Displays the Bank/Voice name selected for each part.

  • Page 23

    Common Detail Window ARPEGGIO Tab Allows you to edit arpeggio parameters. REVERB Tab Allows you to edit reverb parameters.

  • Page 24

    CHORUS Tab Allows you to edit chorus parameters. MEQ Tab Allows you to edit the 5-band master equalizer parameters.

  • Page 25

    MASTER EFF Tab Allows you to edit master effect parameters. INS EFF SW Tab Switches the insertion effect for each part on/off. Insertion effects can be applied to up to eight parts.

  • Page 26

    CTRL NUM Tab Allows you to assign MIDI control numbers to assignable controllers 1 & 2, foot controllers 1 & 2, and the breath controller parameters. NAME Tab Allows you to assign a name to the Multi settings.

  • Page 27

    Part Detail Window GENERAL Tab Allows you to edit general parameters of the selected part. NOTE/VEL Tab Allows you to edit note limit and velocity parameters of the selected part. PITCH Tab Allows you to edit pitch parameters of the selected part.

  • Page 28

    AEG Tab Allows you to edit amplitude EG parameters of the selected part. FEG Tab Allows you to edit filter EG parameters of the selected part. PART EQ Tab Allows you to edit parameters of the 3-band equalizer for the selected part.

  • Page 29

    RCV SW Tab Allows you to edit receive switch parameters for the selected part.

  • Page 30: Dialogs

    Dialogs “Open” Dialog Select the desired Multi Part Editor file to open. If you are using a Macintosh, the typical Macintosh “Open” dialog will appear. 1 Look in ... Pull-down menu choose the folder containing the desired Multi Part 2 List box... Shows the contents of the current folder. 3 File name ...

  • Page 31

    “Setup Dialog” Settings made here control how data is sent between the Multi Part Editor and the MOTIF-RACK ES or the 01X. (page 1 MIDI In Remote Port ... Click this and Select a remote MIDI input port. When running Multi Part Editor as an SQ01 plug-in, the remote input port name set in the SQ01 will be displayed here.

  • Page 32

    “Transmit Dialog” Voice data can be transmitted in bulk to your synthesizer. Select the bulk voice data you wish to receive, then click [Start]. The progress bar shows how much of the data has been transmitted. Finally, click the [Close] button to quit the dialog. When transmitting user voice data to the MOTIF-RACK ES, user voice data in the MOTIF-RACK ES will be overwritten.

  • Page 33

    “Receive Dialog” Voice data can be received in bulk from your synthesizer. Select the bulk voice data you wish to receive, then click [Start]. The progress bar shows how much of the data has been received. Finally, click the [Close] button to quit the dialog. User voices cannot be edited in the Multi Part Editor.

  • Page 34: Remote Operation

    Remote Operation The Multi Part Editor can be operated remotely by a hardware controller, such as the Yamaha Digital Mixing Studio 01X. Below is an example of remote operation using the 01X, when the Multi Part Editor is running as a plug-in under SQ01. After configuring the remote MIDI port settings, press [REMOTE] then [MIDI] on the 01X to start the Multi Part Editor.

  • Page 35

    Operating the Multi Part Editor remotely from the 01X The MOTIF ES can also be used as a controller for Multi Part Editor functions. For details on operations of the MOTIF ES, refer to the MOTIF ES Owner’s Manual. Each channel on the 01X controls are corresponding to each part in the Multi Part Editor. Basic Operation (common to both modes, Mixing and Edit) 01X operation (buttons) [REMOTE] ➜...

  • Page 36

    Operation in the Edit mode [SEL] (CH1-16) [SEL] (Master) Selecting parameter controlled with a channel knob. [PAGE SHIFT] + DISPLAY DISPLAY Knobs (CH1-8) Displays the corresponding Part Detail window. Displays the Common Detail window. Switches tabs. Switches rows. Edit parameters from left to right (Ch1, Ch2, Ch3…) corresponding to each knob.

  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you encounter problems such as no sound output or abnormal behavior, verify the connections before checking the following. Sound does not change when using the knobs or sliders. • Are the MIDI Out port and Device Number set correctly in the “Setup dialog”? Bulk data is not transmitted.

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