1. X5DR Modes
There are six operating modes on the X5DR for use with different performances, settings, and
functions: Program Play, Program Edit, Combination Play, Combination Edit, Multi, and Global.
Program Play mode
Programs are basic sounds that you can play in Program Play mode. The X5DR contains 236
Programs organized in banks as follows: 100 (A00–99) in RAM (Random Access Memory) where
you can store created or edited sounds, and 136 (G01–136) in the built-in preset area.
You can store a total of
To play Programs in Program Play mode, set the transmission device (such as a MIDI keyboard
or computer) so that its MIDI transmission channel will match the X5DR Global MIDI Channel.
Set the X5DR Global MIDI Channel in 2A MIDI GLOBAL in Global mode (see page 151).
Basic operation in Program Play mode
Press the [PROG] button to enter Program Play mode to play Programs.
Press the [PROG] button.
You can switch Programs in Program Play mode by operating the front panel of the X5DR, or by
sending MIDI data from an external device.
Changing Programs on the unit
[BANK] button: Switches between Bank A and G.
[+10]/[–10] button: Increase/decrease the Program number in steps of 10.
128 GM compatible
8 Drum kit Programs