Thank you for purchasing the Korg RADIAS synthesizer/vocoder. To ensure trou-
ble-free enjoyment, please read this manual carefully and use the product correctly.
About this manual
How this manual is organized
The RADIAS owner's manual is organized as follows.
First read the Operation to learn essential points of op-
eration and basic procedures.
"Introduction" explains the features of the RADIAS,
and how its modes and programs are organized.
"Front and rear panel" explains the knobs and buttons
of the front panel, and the input/output jacks and
switches of the rear panel.
"Setup" explains how to connect the RADIAS to exter-
nal audio devices, external MIDI devices, computers,
pedals, and pedal switches.
"Quick Start" explains basics for playing the RADIAS
(listening to the demos, selecting sounds, using the ar-
"Editing" explains the basic procedures for editing
sound parameters and global parameters, and describes
how the main parameters are edited.
This section explains the operation of all RADIAS
parameters and discusses points of which you should
be aware for various settings. The explanations are
organized by page for each mode.
Refer to this section when an unfamiliar parameter
appears, or when you would like to learn more about
This section provides explanations of MIDI-related top-
ics such as the MIDI messages that the RADIAS can
use (control changes etc.), as well as a Voice Name List
and other information.
Printing conventions in this
Knobs and buttons [ ]
Knobs and buttons on the panel of the RADIAS are
enclosed in square brackets [ ].
Parameters shown in the LCD screen " "
Parameters that appear in the LCD screen are enclosed
in double quotation marks " ".
The names of parts of the RADIAS and operating pro-
cedures are also printed in bold type.
Steps in a procedure are printed as 1, 2, 3 . . .
This indicates a page to which you can refer.
These symbols respectively indicate points of caution
and words of advice.
The values of parameters appearing in the display
screens printed in this manual are only explanatory ex-
amples. They will not necessarily match the values
shown in the LCD screen of your instrument.
CC# is used as an abbreviation for Control Change
In MIDI-related explanations, numbers enclosed in
square brackets [ ] are in hexadecimal notation.
. . .