Casio XW-P1 User Manual

Casio XW-P1 User Manual

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XW - P1
USER'S GUIDE
Please keep all information for future reference.
Safety Precautions
Before trying to use the instrument, be sure to read the
separate "Safety Precautions".
XWP1-E-1B
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  • Page 1 XW - P1 USER’S GUIDE Please keep all information for future reference. Safety Precautions Before trying to use the instrument, be sure to read the separate “Safety Precautions”. XWP1-E-1B...
  • Page 2 Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Declaration of Conformity Model Number: XW-P1 Trade Name: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. Responsible party: CASIO AMERICA, INC. Address: 570 MT. PLEASANT AVENUE, DOVER, NEW JERSEY 07801 Telephone number: 973-361-5400...
  • Page 3 ● Any reproduction of the contents of this manual, either in part or its entirety, is prohibited. Except for your own, personal use, any other use of the contents of this manual without the consent of CASIO is prohibited under copyright laws.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents General Guide ......E-5 Controlling Sounds ........E-35 Using a Pedal ............E-35 Using the Wheels (Bender, Modulation) ....E-35 Getting Ready to Play ....E-8 Using the Assignable Knobs ......... E-35 Connections ..........E-8 Using Sliders............E-36 Power Supply ..........E-9 Using the Hold Button ...........
  • Page 5 Contents Using the Step Sequencer ..E-49 Other Useful Functions .... E-67 How the Step Sequencer is organized..E-49 Using the Mixer ........E-67 Instant Adjustment of Settings using Playing Back a Step Sequence....E-51 the Sliders and Step Buttons ........ E-67 Editing a Sequence -Simple Editing..E-51 Mixer Settings ............
  • Page 6 Contents Connecting to a Computer ..E-79 Minimum Computer System Requirements...........E-79 Connecting the Synthesizer to Your Computer ..E-79 Saving and Loading Synthesizer Data to a Computer and Editing Synthesizer Data on a Computer.........E-80 Reference ........E-81 Error Messages........E-81 Troubleshooting ........E-82 Specifications ...........E-84 Operating Precautions ......E-86 DSP Effect List .........E-87...
  • Page 7: General Guide

    General Guide • In this manual, buttons, knobs, terminals, and other parts are referred to using a combination of group numbers , etc.) and part names. Back Left Center Right Tray • The tray is angled slightly. Take care so items placed on it do not slide off.
  • Page 8 General Guide Center (Dial) Indicates name of function when button is held down. Use the [POWER] button to turn power on or off, and the [VOLUME] knob to adjust the volume level. ☞ Page E-9 Use the top three buttons to select the Synthesizer’s mode. Use the bottom three buttons to edit and save tone and other data, and to configure system-wide general settings.
  • Page 9 General Guide Right Use these buttons to select a tone number, performance number, etc. ☞ Page E-20 Use the six buttons on the right to move the cursor on the screen, and the minus (–) and plus (+) buttons to change a displayed value.
  • Page 10: Getting Ready To Play

    Getting Ready to Play Connections • Whenever you connect any device to the Synthesizer, be sure to read the user documentation that comes with the device. • This Synthesizer does not have built-in speakers. It will no produce unless you connect some device for sound output. Back left Memory card (page E-73) Computer (page E-79)
  • Page 11: Power Supply

    Getting Ready to Play To do this: Do this: Use a pedal Connect an optionally available sustain pedal. For information about the type of effect applied when the pedal is depressed, see page E-65. Input sound from another electronic Use a commercially available connecting cord to connect the output terminal musical instrument (monaural) of the other instrument to the Synthesizer.
  • Page 12: Using Batteries

    • You can get information about accessories that are sold batteries are facing as shown in the illustration. separately for this product from the CASIO catalog available from your retailer, and from the CASIO website at the following URL. http://world.casio.com/...
  • Page 13: Learning To Play By Playing (For Synthesizer Novices

    Learning to Play by Playing (For Synthesizer Novices) ■ Three Synthesizer Modes This chapter gets you started with basic operations by actually using the Synthesizer, while avoiding getting too bogged Use this mode for playing and down in theory and technical details. It is the perfect place to performing.
  • Page 14: Creating Tones

    Learning to Play by Playing (For Synthesizer Novices) First, let’s see what a Solo Synthesizer tone sounds like. The tones of this Synthesizer are divided into 10-tone groups Press SOLO SYNTH so the button becomes lit. called “banks”. There are a total of 10 Solo Synthesizer tone banks numbered 0 through 9, with 10 tones in each bank for a total of 100 Solo Synthesizer tones.
  • Page 15 Learning to Play by Playing (For Synthesizer Novices) Play some notes on the keyboard, and as you do move the Use the left (U) and right (I) buttons to move the cursor sliders around. This will change the volume settings of between input positions, and the tone number buttons to the tones that make up the six layers.
  • Page 16: Using The Step Sequencer And Phrases

    Learning to Play by Playing (For Synthesizer Novices) At this point you have mastered the simplest steps required to Phrase Sequencer edit and save tones. But you shouldn’t stop here. Your To give you an idea about what a musical phrase is, let’s Synthesizer has a wealth of other tone editing features, listen to a preset phrase.
  • Page 17: Step Sequencer

    Learning to Play by Playing (For Synthesizer Novices) The Step Sequencer uses nine (8 through 16) of the 16 parts Step Sequencer of the Synthesizer’s sound source, which provides plenty of Let’s start out our explanation of the Step Sequencer by support every for very complex rhythms.
  • Page 18: Using The Performance Function

    Learning to Play by Playing (For Synthesizer Novices) Always configure Zone Part 1 first. Press PCM PIANO to Using the Performance Function enter the Quick Tone Mode, which you can use for simple Performance editing. If you have read all of the information in this introductory part of the manual, you are finally ready to start using the Performance function.
  • Page 19: Playing A Built-In Demo Song

    Learning to Play by Playing (For Synthesizer Novices) Example: To save the performance to User Bank 2, Playing a Built-in Demo Song Performance 1 Edits saved indicator Use the procedure below to play a built-in demo song that shows off the full versatility of the Synthesizer. Press SETTING and WRITE at the same time.
  • Page 20: Selecting And Creating Tones

    Selecting and Creating Tones bm bn bo Overview The tones of this Synthesizer are made up of the 16 parts shown below, plus externally input parts. This chapter explains how to select, edit, and save tones using Zone Part 1 in the Tone Mode (page E-11).
  • Page 21 Selecting and Creating Tones Built-in sound source Zone Part 1 Zone Part 2 Zone Part 3 Zone Part 4 Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 settings settings settings settings External device (MIDI (MIDI (MIDI (MIDI Channel 1) Channel 2) Channel 3) Channel 4) E-19...
  • Page 22: To Select A Tone

    Selecting and Creating Tones To select a tone Press TONE. The button will light and the Synthesizer will enter the Tone Mode. Use the SOLO SYNTH to VARIOUS buttons to select a tone category. Press PRESET/USER to select preset tones or user tones. •...
  • Page 23: To Edit And Save A Tone As A User Tone

    Selecting and Creating Tones To edit and save a tone as a user Enters a group. tone Exits a group. Selects item. Select the tone you want to edit. • You can select a preset tone or an existing user tone for editing.
  • Page 24: Editable Solo Synthesizer Tone Parameters

    Selecting and Creating Tones Editable Solo Synthesizer Tone Parameters Solo Synthesizer tones are synthesized by combining tones of the six blocks, number (1) through (6), in the illustration below. Before actually getting into tone editing, you should spend a little time becoming familiar with the structure and the details of each block.
  • Page 25 Selecting and Creating Tones Description “OSC” is an abbreviation of “oscillator”, which is where a sound is actually produced. These two synth OSC blocks creates sound using a sine wave, sawtooth wave, or other base waveform, just like an analog synthesizer. •...
  • Page 26 Selecting and Creating Tones ■ Editable Parameters of Blocks (1) through (6) • The nine sliders ( ) and four knobs ( ) can be used for quick and easy adjustment of some of the parameters in the list below (page E-35 Preparation Perform the following steps from the screen in step 2 of the procedure under “To edit and save a tone as a user tone”...
  • Page 27 Selecting and Creating Tones Display Text Description Settings Pitch envelope. Group of editable envelope (Envelope Generator) parameters applied to the synth OSC, PCM OSC, and pitch shifter. • The figure below also applies to filter, amp, and other envelopes. With the pitch envelope, the pitch of the sound corresponds to the vertical (Level) axis.
  • Page 28 Selecting and Creating Tones Display Text Description Settings Trigger threshold. Specifies the external input level threshold value that TrigThresh (Block (5) only) (V) 0 to 127 determines whether or not an external input trigger (page E-25) is applied. TrigRelease Trigger release time. Adjusts the time following external input trigger (page E-25) 0 to 127 (Block (5) only) (V) operation that the next trigger operation is blocked.
  • Page 29 Selecting and Creating Tones Display Text Description Settings Portamento Time. Specifies the time until the next note is reached by PortaTime (V) 0 to 127 Portamento. ■ Block (7): Total Block Filter Editable Parameters Preparation On the screen that appears in step 2 under “To edit and save a tone as a user tone” (page E-21), select “Total Filter >Ent” and then press ENTER to enter the group.
  • Page 30 Selecting and Creating Tones ■ Block (8): LFO1 and Block (9): LFO2 Editable Parameters Preparation Perform the following steps from the screen in step 2 of the procedure under “To edit and save a tone as a user tone” on page E-21.
  • Page 31 MODULATION operation LFO1: LFO1 (Block (8)) LFO2: LFO2 (Block (9)) * For details about each setting, refer to the MIDI Implementation document (http://world.casio.com/) and other MIDI documentation. Depth Depth. Specifies how virtual controller is applied. –128 to 0 to +127 •...
  • Page 32: Editable Hex Layer Tone Parameters

    Selecting and Creating Tones Editable Hex Layer Tone Parameters Hex Layer tones have three types of editable parameters: parameters for each of the individual layers (Layer 1 through Layer 6), parameters that affect all six of the layers, and the same parameters that apply to the other tone categories. •...
  • Page 33 Selecting and Creating Tones ■ Editable Parameters for All Layers (Layer 1 through Layer 6) Preparation Display the screen in step 2 of the procedure under “To edit and save a tone as a user tone” on page E-21. Editable Parameter List •...
  • Page 34: Editable Drawbar Organ Tone Parameters

    Selecting and Creating Tones Editable Drawbar Organ Tone Parameters There are two types of parameters: drawbar organ tone specific editable parameters and the same parameters that apply to the other tone categories. • The nine sliders ( ), three buttons ( ), and four knobs ( ) can be used for quick and easy adjustment of some of the parameters in the list below (page E-35).
  • Page 35: Editable Pcm Melody Tone (Non-Drum Pcm Tones) Parameters

    Selecting and Creating Tones Editable PCM Melody Tone (Non-drum PCM Tones) Parameters There are two types of parameters: PCM melody tone specific editable parameters and the same parameters that apply to the other tone categories. The drum sets in the Variance category of the PCM tones have different editable parameters. See “Editable Drum PCM Tone Parameters”...
  • Page 36: Editable Drum Pcm Tone Parameters

    Selecting and Creating Tones Editable Drum PCM Tone Parameters The editable parameters described here are for the drum set tones in the Variance tone category. There are two types of parameters: PCM drum tone specific editable parameters and the same parameters that apply to the other tone categories. ■...
  • Page 37: Controlling Sounds

    Selecting and Creating Tones Hex layer tones (page E-30) Controlling Sounds K1 : Cut off Frequency (Layer 1 to 6 individual) (page E-30) K2 : Detune (Layer 1 to 6 global) (page E-31) You can use a pedal, the bender, or other devices, to instantly K3 : Attack Time (Layer 1 to 6 individual) (page E-30) change the pitch and volume of notes, the envelope, and K4 : Release Time (Layer 1 to 6 individual) (page E-30)
  • Page 38: Using Sliders

    Selecting and Creating Tones Using Sliders Using the Hold Button You can used the nine sliders ( ) to adjust the volume When the HOLD button is lit (by pressing it), the currently balance between the multiple sounds (see below) that make sounding note, arpeggio (page E-40), or phrase (page E-44) up a tone, and to make simple adjustments in some DSP will be sustained.
  • Page 39: Applying Effects To Notes

    Selecting and Creating Tones To change the pitch in octave steps, use the (1) Reverb Adds reverberation to make it sound like OCTAVE minus (–) and plus (+) buttons you are playing in a room or in a hall. (without holding down TRANSPOSE).
  • Page 40: To Configure Effect Settings

    Selecting and Creating Tones To configure effect settings Hold down EFFECT until the effect list top screen shown below appears. Next, refer to the list below as you perform operations with the controls to select items and change settings. ■ Effect Settings Display Description Settings...
  • Page 41: Saving An Edited Dsp

    Selecting and Creating Tones Saving an Edited DSP DSPs are divided among 53 DSP types according to effects. Preset Normal DSPs 0-0 and 0-1 are compressor type DSPs. There are two DSP types: a Normal DSP specific type and a Solo Synthesizer DSP specific type.
  • Page 42: Sounding Arpeggio Phrases Automatically

    Sounding Arpeggio Phrases Automatically With the Arpeggio Function, you can play various arpeggios Select a preset or user arpeggio type. automatically by simply pressing keys on the keyboard. You • To select an arpeggio type, perform the same operation can select from a number of different arpeggio options, as steps 3 through 6 for selecting a tone (page E-20).
  • Page 43: Editing An Arpeggio

    Sounding Arpeggio Phrases Automatically Use the dial or the minus (–) and plus (+) Editing an Arpeggio buttons to change the TYPE, NOTE, and VELO There are two arpeggio types: step type and variation type. settings. • With a step type arpeggio, you can edit its steps and its •...
  • Page 44 Sounding Arpeggio Phrases Automatically Menu Layer Description Settings Step Edit >Ent Specifies the relative position in the arpeggio pattern where the keyboard notes will play starting from the lowest note played (which is L1). • If the number of keys pressed is less than the number of configured type (L) settings (i.e. if you press only three keyboard keys for an arpeggio pattern that includes settings for L1 through L6), L1 to L8 the arpeggio pattern will repeat, playing the keyboard key notes one octave higher.
  • Page 45: Clearing Arpeggio Data

    Sounding Arpeggio Phrases Automatically Clearing Arpeggio Data Use the procedure below to clear preset step data or step data that was edited using Step Edit (page E-42) and create new step data from scratch. • Note that variation type data cannot be cleared. Hold down ARPEGGIO until the type selection screen shown below appears on the...
  • Page 46: Recording And Playing Back Phrases

    Recording and Playing Back Phrases The Phrase Sequencer is a great way to record musical Select the number of the phrase you want to phrases that suddenly pop into your mind for later playback. play. • The Sequencer has 100 preset phrases. •...
  • Page 47: To Change The Tempo Setting

    Recording and Playing Back Phrases To change the tempo setting You can use the phrase selection screen to select the recommended tone for the currently There are two different methods you can use to change the selected phrase as your Zone Part 1 tone. tempo setting: using the TEMPO buttons or tapping a beat with a button.
  • Page 48: Recording A New Phrase

    Recording and Playing Back Phrases Recording a New Phrase In addition to what you play on the keyboard, pedal, knob, and wheel operations are also recorded in phrases. • You can record up to approximately 1,600 notes for a single phrase.
  • Page 49: Phrase Data Settings

    Recording and Playing Back Phrases After you finish configuring settings, save them Phrase Data Settings as described below. When playing on keyboard to start phrase playback (page • Press WRITE to display the screen for saving a E-45), the phrase data will play back in the key it was phrase (page E-48).
  • Page 50: Indicators Next To Phrase Numbers

    Recording and Playing Back Phrases ■ To pause overdubbing during looped playback To save a phrase In step 4 of the above procedure, press REC instead of PLAY/STOP. Press WRITE to display the screen for saving a phrase. • This will cause REC to start flashing.
  • Page 51: Using The Step Sequencer

    Using the Step Sequencer The Step Sequencer provides up to 16 steps. The Synthesizer’s sliders can be used to control step notes and velocity in real time. The Step Sequencer is not just a rhythm machine, it makes it possible for you to compose music as you play on the keyboard. You can edit each step of a preset sequence to create your own rhythm pattern and save the result as a user sequence.
  • Page 52 Using the Step Sequencer Sequence Parts Patterns 1 through 8 (page E-49) Part Sliders Master Slider Mixer (page E-49) (page E-52) (page E-53) (page E-67) Beat Drum 1 Track Drum 2 Track Drum 3 Track 10ch Drum 4 Track 11ch Note Part Drum 5 Track...
  • Page 53: Playing Back A Step Sequence

    Using the Step Sequencer If you want to change to a different sequence, Playing Back a Step Sequence enter the Step Sequencer Mode and change the A step sequence can be played back from the Performance, sequence bank and/or number. Tone, or Step Sequencer Mode.
  • Page 54: To Turn A Step On Or Off

    Using the Step Sequencer Next, while holding down STEP To turn a step on or off SEQUENCER, press the 1 to 16 button that ■ On (Sounding) corresponds to the step number of the last note Press the 1 to 16 button of the number of the step you of the tied group.
  • Page 55: Using The Master Slider To Change Note And Velocity Settings

    Using the Step Sequencer ■ Selecting a Slider Function Use the PART minus (–) and plus (+) buttons Pressing FUNC A/B toggles the sliders between two to select the part whose slider assignments you functions. want to change. Example: Preset sequence FUNC A/B unlit: L (NOTE) Press FUNC A/B to select the set of sliders...
  • Page 56: Inputting Step Data By Playing On The Keyboard, Etc

    Using the Step Sequencer Press ENTER. Inputting Step Data by Playing on the This will display the master slider setting screen. Keyboard, etc. You can input note, velocity, and other step data by performing keyboard, pitch bend, and knob operations as you play.
  • Page 57: Changing The Timing Of Pattern Switching

    Using the Step Sequencer Changing the Timing of Pattern Switching To sound a single part (solo mode) Perform steps 1 through 3 of the procedure under “Changing the Solo1 Channel” on page Press STEP SEQUENCER and then press E-54. EDIT. Use the up (q) and down (w) to move the •...
  • Page 58 Using the Step Sequencer ■ Step Sequencer Parameters Setting Range and Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Description Screen Contents Trk On/Off >Ent Track editing • Pressing EDIT while in the Step Sequencer Mode will display the same screen as Trk On/Off >Ent. Pattern Pattern number 1 to 8...
  • Page 59 Using the Step Sequencer Setting Range and Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Description Screen Contents Track Param >Ent Track parameter Max Step Maximum step. Specifies the number of steps played back 1 to 16 by a part. If the specified maximum number of steps is exceeded during playback, playback returns to the first step.
  • Page 60 Using the Step Sequencer Setting Range and Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Description Screen Contents Copy >Ent Data copy Track Copies data from another track. Copies step data and part Copy source part name parameter data. Copy source pattern number •...
  • Page 61: Changing Slider Settings

    Using the Step Sequencer cursor (U, q, w, I) buttons to cursor (U, q, w, I) buttons to Use the Use the move the brackets % or the cursor to the item move the item selection cursor (0) to the item whose setting you want to change, and then you want and then press ENTER.
  • Page 62: To Save An Edited Sequence

    Using the Step Sequencer ■ Note Shift: Shifts notes. cursor (U, q, w, I) buttons to Use the cursor (U, q, w, I) buttons to move the Use the move the cursor to an item and then input the brackets [ ] to an item and then use the minus (–) and setting you want.
  • Page 63: To Play Back A Chain

    Using the Step Sequencer To play back a chain To save a chain in SMF format to a memory card Hold down CHAIN until the CHAIN screen • Before performing the following procedure, insert a memory appears. card into the Synthesizer. Use the dial, buttons, or the...
  • Page 64: Using The Performance Mode

    Using the Performance Mode Select a performance bank and number the Overview same procedures as those for selecting a tone. You can use the Performance Mode to perform with up to four Press EDIT. tones assigned to the keyboard. In addition to tone assignments, you can also save effect, Step Sequencer, and This will display the top screen of the performance editing other settings as a setup (called a “performance”) which can...
  • Page 65: To Recall A Performance

    Using the Performance Mode To recall a performance Press PERFORM. The button will light and the Synthesizer will enter the Performance Mode. Select a performance bank and number the same procedures as those for selecting a tone. This will recall the contents of the performance you selected. •...
  • Page 66: Editable Performance Parameter List

    Using the Performance Mode Editable Performance Parameter List Editable Parameter List Display Description Settings Zone parameters. This group includes parameters for each of the zones (Zone 1 through 4). • Use the PART minus (–), plus (+) buttons to select the zone you want to edit. Zone Parame >Ent •...
  • Page 67 EQ Low Gain - EQ High Gain: Master EQ >Low Gain - High Gain (page E-38) the left. *1 For details about each setting, refer to the MIDI Implementation document (http://world.casio.com/) and other MIDI documentation. *2 After selecting these parameters, press ENTER again and then adjust the items below.
  • Page 68 Using the Performance Mode Display Description Settings Arpeggio key range high. Specifies the high keyboard range where the arpeggio function is ArpKeyRgHi enabled. This setting is used in combination with the Arpeggio Key Range Lo setting to configure C-1 to G9 the keyboard range where the arpeggio function is enabled.
  • Page 69: Other Useful Functions

    Other Useful Functions cursor (U, q, w, I) buttons to Use the Using the Mixer select the item you want, and then use the The mixer lets you make adjustments to the tone, volume dial or minus (–) and plus (+) buttons to level, and other settings* of the Synthesizer’s sound source change its setting.
  • Page 70: Mixer Settings

    Other Useful Functions Move a slider to adjust the setting of the part assigned to it. cursor (U, q, w, I) buttons to select a setting item. • Use the Use the 1 to 16 buttons to toggle parts 01 through 16 between on and off. •...
  • Page 71: Global Synthesizer Settings

    “MIDI Implementation” document at the website located at the URL below. http://world.casio.com/ • Use a separately available or commercially available MIDI cable to connect the MIDI terminals of your Synthesizer and another electronic musical instrument for exchange of MIDI data (page E-8).
  • Page 72: Midi Settings

    A message to that effect appears on the see MIDI Implementation at display whenever you exit a setting screen. http://world.casio.com/. Basic channel. Specifies the receive After settings are the way you want, press channel of “Perform NRPN”, “S.Seq...
  • Page 73: Deleting Data Saved On The Synthesizer

    Other Useful Functions Deleting Data Saved on the Initializing Synthesizer Global Synthesizer Settings and Data Use the procedure below to delete user tones, user You can use the procedure below to initialize Synthesizer sequences, and other data that you created, and return global settings and data, and return them to their initial factory memory to its initial factory default status.
  • Page 74: Playing A Demo Tune Or A File From A Memory Card

    Other Useful Functions Press ENTER. Playing a Demo Tune or a File This displays the playback screen. from a Memory Card • In the case of a demo tune, playback will start automatically. In the case of an SMF music file or an You can use the procedure below to play back the audio file, use the minus (–) and plus (+) buttons...
  • Page 75: Using A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card You can save Synthesizer user area data to a memory card Description Data Type and load data from a memory card to Synthesizer memory. (File Name Extension) You also can play music files (MIDI files) stored on a memory User phrases Phrase data recorded with the card on the Synthesizer.
  • Page 76: Card And Card Slot Precautions

    Using a Memory Card Card and Card Slot Precautions Loading and Removing a Memory • Be sure to observe the precautions provided in the Card documentation that comes with the memory card. • Memory cards have a write-protect switch. Use it when you want to protect the data on the card from accidental deletion.
  • Page 77: Formatting A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card Formatting a Memory Card Saving Synthesizer Data to a Memory Card • Format a memory card before using it for the first time. To save Synthesizer data to a memory card • Before formatting a memory card, make sure it does not have any valuable data stored on it.
  • Page 78: To Batch Save All Synthesizer Data To A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card Select the bank and memory location number, To save this Perform these steps: and input a file name. You can perform the type of data: following steps to change the initial default file Setting data 1. Press SETTING.
  • Page 79: Loading Data From A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card Use the up (q) and down (w) buttons to Use the up (q) and down (w) buttons to move the item selection cursor (0) to “Save”. move the item selection cursor (0) to “Card Load” (or “Load” if you want to load all data) and then press ENTER.
  • Page 80: To Delete A File From A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card To delete a file from a memory To rename a file on a memory card card Insert the memory card into the card slot. Insert the memory card into the card slot. Press SETTING. Press SETTING. Use the up (q) and down (w) buttons to Use the...
  • Page 81: Connecting To A Computer

    Configure the music software settings to select *3: Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) one of the following as the MIDI device. CASIO USB-MIDI : (For Windows 7, Windows Vista, • USB port Mac OS X) USB Audio Device : (For Windows XP) •...
  • Page 82: Saving And Loading Synthesizer Data To A Computer And Editing Synthesizer Data On A Computer

    A special Data Editor application is required in order to perform operations such as these. Go to the CASIO WORLDWIDE site at the following URL. http://world.casio.com/ At the site, select a geographic area or country.
  • Page 83: Reference

    Reference Error Messages Display Cause Required Action Message Format 1. The current memory card format is not compatible 1. Format the memory card on the Synthesizer (page with this Synthesizer. E-75). 2. The memory card capacity is greater than 32GB. 2.
  • Page 84: Troubleshooting

    Reference Display Cause Required Action Message File Name When renaming a file on a memory card, attempting Use a different name. to specify a file name that is already used. Invalid Tone You selected a Synthesizer tone, hexlayer tone, or Select Synthesizer, hexlayer, or drawbar organ tones drawbar organ tone for a part other than PART1 only for PART1 (ZONE1).
  • Page 85 Reference Symptom Action In certain keyboard ranges, the volume This is due to system limitations. It does not indicate malfunction. and tone quality sound are slightly different from those in other keyboard ranges. With some tones, octaves do not change This is due to system limitations.
  • Page 86: Specifications

    Reference Specifications Model XW-P1 Keyboard 61 standard-size keys Touch Response 2 types, Off Maximum Polyphony 64 notes (1 to 32 for some tones) Tones 620 preset, 310 user Solo Synthesizer Tones 100 preset, 100 user Hex Layer Tones 50 preset, 50 user...
  • Page 87 Power Supply 2-way Batteries 6 D-size zinc-carbon batteries or alkaline batteries Battery Life Approximately 35 hours (alkaline batteries, using the optional CASIO CP-16 headphones) AC Adaptor AD-E95100L Auto Power Off Approximately 6 minutes after last key operation during battery use, approximately 4 hours after last key operation during AC adaptor use.
  • Page 88: Operating Precautions

    Reference Operating Precautions Be sure to read and observe the following operating precautions. ■ Location Avoid the following locations for this product. • Areas exposed to direct sunlight and high humidity • Areas subjected to temperature extremes • Near a radio, TV, video deck, or tuner The above devices will not cause malfunction of the product, but the product can cause interference in the audio or video of a nearby device.
  • Page 89: Dsp Effect List

    Reference DSP Effect List DSP Type List ■ Normal DSP Types • Type numbers 01 through 14 are single type DSPs, while numbers 15 through 46 are dual type DSPs. A single type DSP is one with a single structure, while a dual type is a combination of two single type DSPs. •...
  • Page 90: Dsp Parameter List

    Reference 04: Enhancer DSP Parameter List Phase shifts low-range sounds and high-range sounds of the ■ Normal DSP Single Type DSP Parameters input signal to enhance the signal’s profile. • (Param A) and (Param B) are parameters assigned to the Parameters and Value Ranges: 8/16 and MASTER sliders when Hex Layer tones are 1 :Low Frequency (0 to 127) (Param A)
  • Page 91 Reference 08: Flanger 11: Reflection Applies wildly pulsating and metallic reverberation to sounds. An effector that extracts early reflections from reverb. Applies LFO waveform is selectable. acoustic presence to sounds. Parameters and Value Ranges: Parameters and Value Ranges: 1 :LFO Rate (0 to 127) (Param A) 1 :Type (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) (Param A) Adjusts the LFO rate.
  • Page 92 Reference 14: Lo-Fi 3. Find the same type names in the table under “Normal DSP Single Type DSP Parameters” on pages E-88 through Applies various types of noise to the input signal to reproduce E-90, and note the operation and setting ranges of the a retro Lo-Fi sound.
  • Page 93: Supported Input Characters

    Reference 04: Chorus Supported Input Characters Parameters and Ranges 1 :LFO Waveform (Range: sin, tri) 2 :LFO Rate (Range: 0 to 127) (Param A) 3 :LFO Depth (Range: 0 to 127) (Param B) 05: Delay Parameters and Ranges 1 :Delay Time (Range: 0 to 127) (Param A) 2 :Feedback (Range: 0 to 127) 3 :Damp (Range: 0 to 3) Adjusts damping of the high-range.
  • Page 96 This recycle mark indicates that the packaging conforms to the environmental protection legislation in Germany. MA1203-B Printed in China XWP1-E-1B...

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