Playing and editing programs
Knob : EG-INTENSITY
This adjusts the filter EG intensity (the depth of how
the EG affects the filter).
Operating the knob will change the amount of how the
filter is affected by the EG. Normally, turning the knob
toward the left will make the filter EG shallower, and
turning the knob toward the right will make it deeper.
Since the filter EG operates relative to the filter cutoff
frequency, both knobs 1 and 3 will control the tonal
change produced by the filter.
Knob : EG-RELEASE
This adjusts the filter and amp EG release time,
changing the time from note‐off until the sound is no
Turning the knob will change the release time of the
filter EG and the amp EG. Normally, turning the knob
toward the left will shorten the release time, and
turning the knob toward the right will lengthen it.
1. Select program "Category: KEYBOARD 042: Nu
This is an electric piano sound. Let's try modifying
the sound a little.
2. Press the REALTIME CONTROLS SELECT button
to select mode A (the LED will light‐up).
3. While you play, slowly turn knob 1 (filter
frequency) about 3/4 toward the right.
The piano sound will become more like a synth
4. Next, turn knob 2 (filter resonance) about 3/4
toward the right as well.
5. Leave knob 2 in its position, and try turning knob
1 to the left and right.
Raising the resonance will change the sound as
though you were playing through a wah pedal.
Mode B controls
In mode B you can turn knobs 1–4 to control various
aspects of the sound such as volume, portamento time,
pan, filter and amp EG, pitch LFO, and master effect
In mode B, the most useful functions are assigned
individually for each preload program.
Mode C controls
In mode C you can control the arpeggiator in realtime.
For details on operation, refer to page 50.
Saving the edits you made by moving the
The realtime control knobs are an ideal way to modify
the sound while you perform. As needed, press the
front panel WRITE button to execute "Write Program"
and save the sound you've edited. (p. 58 "Writing to
However for Realtime Control B mode knobs 1–4, the
edited settings can be saved only if you've assigned
Internally, a single knob usually affects several
different parameters. When you write a Program, the
edits are saved into the individual program
parameters, and not to the knob itself.
After writing the Program, you'll notice that the knobs
have returned to their center positions–since the old
"edited" values are now the new "saved" values.
Restoring settings you've
When you're in the process of editing a sound,
pressing the COMPARE button will recall the last
saved version of the sound, as it was before you
For details, please see "COMPARE button ‐ the
Compare function" on page 8.
Saving your edits
After you've edited a program, you must save it if you
want to keep the changes that you've made. If you re‐
select the program or turn off the power after editing,
your edits will be lost.
For details, please see "Writing a Program or
Combination" on page 58
You can also save programs on an SD card. For details,
please see "Saving to media" on page 58.