Using sounds from a combination or
You can copy settings from a combination or program,
and use those settings for recording.
Auto Song Setup function
The Auto Song Setup function takes the settings of the
program or combination you're playing in Program or
Combination mode, and automatically applies those
settings to set up a song.
As an example, here's how to perform the Auto Song
Setup function in Combination mode to set up a song.
1. Enter Combination mode, and select the desired
As desired, you can edit each timbre's pan, volume,
and arpeggiator settings. After editing, execute
"Write Combi" if you want to save your settings.
2. Press the REC button.
The REC button will blink, and the display will
show the following screen.
3. To perform the Auto Song Setup, press the
button or the REC button.
When you use the function, you'll automatically
switch to Sequencer mode, and the settings of the
combination will be assigned to the song. The song
using these settings will be the first unused song.
The microSTATION will automatically be in
recording‐standby mode, and the metronome will
play according to its settings.
Multi‐track recording will automatically be turned
on according to each timbre's MIDI channel and
arpeggiator settings. If you don't need to record
multiple tracks, one track will be assigned for
4. Press the Start/Stop button to start realtime
To stop recording, press the Start/Stop button once
Copying settings from a combination or
In Sequencer mode, you can use the song commands
"Copy Combi" or "Copy Prog" to copy the settings
from a combination or program, and set up the song
As an example, here's how to use "Copy Combi" to set
up a song.
Note: Make sure that the global MIDI channel is 01
1. Create a new song. (p. 41 "Creating a new song")
2. Choose the song command "Copy Combi," and
press the button.
3. Select the combination that you want to copy from
(i.e., the copy‐source combination).
MIDI recording Preparations for recording
4. If you want the effect settings of the combination
to be copied as well, set "With FX?" to Yes.
5. If you set "Multi Rec?" to Yes, each track's MIDI
channel setting etc. will be adjusted, or tracks
added, to ensure that playback will reproduce the
same sound as during recording.
6. Press the button to execute the copy.
7. Start recording.
Press the LOCATE button to set the location to
001:01. Press the REC button, and then press the
Note: If you play the keyboard during the pre‐count
that precedes recording, recording will start and the
arpeggiated phrase will simultaneously start
playing from the beginning.
8. When you're finished playing, press the Start/Stop
If you made a mistake, or want to re‐record for any
reason, you can use the Compare function (press
the COMPARE button) to re‐record as many times
as you want.