Selecting programs by category
You can select programs by categories such as key-
board, organ, bass, and drums.
With the factory settings, all the preloaded programs
are organized into sixteen categories. You can choose a
category, and then select from the programs in that cat-
On this instrument, you can use one of the following
two methods to select programs by category.
Select by Category
1 Make sure that PROG 1.1: Play is displayed.
2 Press the [CATEGORY] key.
The Select by Category dialog box will appear. The
categories are displayed in the left side of the screen,
and a list of the programs in the selected category
are displayed in the right side.
3 Use the [F1] ("
"), and [F4] ("
4 Use the [ ], [ ] cursor keys to select the desired
5 To execute, press the [F8] ("OK") key. To cancel
without executing, press the [F7] ("Cancel") key.
Cat. HOLD (Category Hold)
1 Press the [./HOLD] key to display
The category will be held.
2 Use the cursor keys [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ] to choose
"Category," and use the VALUE controllers to
specify the category.
3 Use the cursor keys [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ] to choose
"Program Select," and use the VALUE controllers
to successively select programs in that category.
4 To exit the Category Hold function, press the [./
HOLD] key twice to erase the
In PROG 1.1: Play, pressing the [./HOLD] key will
"), [F2] ("
") keys to select the
Using 10's HOLD to select programs
You can ﬁx the ten's place of the program number as
you select programs.
1 Press the [./HOLD] key to make the display indi-
The ten's place of the program number will be held
2 By pressing a numeric key –, you can input
the one's place in a single action.
3 You can use the [INC]/[DEC] keys to change the
4 To cancel the 10's HOLD function, press [./HOLD]
to erase the
Using a connected switch to select programs
A separately sold on/off-type switch (such as the sepa-
rately sold Korg PS-1) can be connected to the rear
panel ASSIGNABLE SWITCH connector, and assigned
a program select function. (
Selecting programs from a MIDI device
MIDI program change messages can be transmitted
from an external MIDI device, and received by this
instrument to select programs.(