Creating and recording RPPR
(Realtime Pattern Play/Record)
This section explains how to assign a pattern to RPPR,
and how to play and record. (
RPPR function" p.31)
Creating RPPR data
1 Create a new song. (
2 Specify the program for each track.
For this example we will use a template song. Use
the Utility menu command "Load Template Song"
to load P14: Hip Hop/Rap. It is not necessary to
copy the patterns. (
3 Select the SEQ 5.1: RPPR, RPPR Setup page.
In this page, the RPPR function is automatically
4 Use "KEY" to select the key to which the pattern
will be assigned.
Select C#2. This can also be selected by holding
down the [ENTER] key and playing a note.
C2 and lower keys are used to stop playback, and
cannot be assigned.
5 Check the "Assign" check box.
6 Set "Pat (Pattern Bank)" to the Pre pattern type,
and set "Pattern Select" to pattern P121: HipHop 1/
7 Set "Track" to T01: Drums.
The selected pattern will be played according to the
settings (program, etc.) of the track you select here.
8 Assign patterns to other keys.
Set "KEY" to D2.
Press the [F4] ("REVERT") key.
The settings for "Assign," "Pat (Pattern Bank),"
"Pattern Select," and "Track" will be set to the val-
ues that were speciﬁed earlier (in steps 5–7).
P00: Pop&Balad 1/Std
Preset Pattern P00 - P149
"Playing with the
5.1: RPPR, RPPR Setup
Choose "Pattern Select," and press the [INC] key
once to select P122: HipHop 2/HipHop.
By using "REVERT" in this way, you can work
efﬁciently when the patterns to be assigned have
consecutive or nearby numbers, or use the same
Use the above method to assign several patterns
from the range of P123: HipHop 3/HipHop–P135:
9 Press the C#2 key.
The assigned pattern will play.
Take your ﬁnger off the C#2 key, and press the D2
The pattern will change, and playback will begin. At
this time, the pattern operation will depend on the
"Sync" and "M (Mode)" setting.
Set "KEY" to C#2, and set "Sync" to Measure.
Make the same setting for D2.
Now press the notes consecutively. Notice that the
patterns operate in a different way.
With the "Measure" setting, patterns will be han-
dled in one-measure units. The second and subse-
quent patterns to be started will start in
synchronization with units of a measure relative to
the pattern that was started ﬁrst.
If you change the "M (Mode)" setting to Once, the
entire pattern will playback to the end even if you
release your ﬁnger from the keyboard immediately.
To stop playback, either press the same key once
again, or press the C2 or lower key.
For details on "Sync," "M (Mode)," and "Shift,"
refer to PG p.73.
The assigned keys will be shown as a keyboard
graphic in the LCD screen.
Unassigned keys can be used for normal keyboard
performance. Use "Track Select" to select the track
that will be played from the keyboard. For exam-
ple you might assign backing patterns such as
Normal multi playback
U00: Pattern 00
User Pattern U00 - U99
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