Settings for the entire microSTATION, and saving/loading data
How Global/Media mode is organized
In Global/Media mode you can make settings that
apply to the entire microSTATION, such as master
tune, key transpose, effect global switch, and global
MIDI channel. You can also adjust settings for the
damper pedal / assignable foot switch / pedal, and
save or load data to/from media.
For details on how to access each page, please refer to
(p. 7 "Basic operating methods").
Changes that you make in Global/Media mode are
maintained until the power is turned off, but will
revert to their original state when you turn off the
power. If you want to keep your settings, you must
write them. You can also save your settings to an
SD card. (p. 59, p. 60)
The Compare function that lets you return to the
state prior to editing is not available in Global/
Note: By using microSTATION Editor, you can cre‐
ate user drum kits, user arpeggio patterns, and
In GLOBAL/MEDIA: Basic you can adjust basic
settings for the microSTATION itself.
Matching the tuning with another
You can adjust the tuning to match with another
(PG p. 57 "MTune (Master Tune)")
Transposing the pitch
Use "Transpose (Key Transpose)" to adjust the pitch in
(PG p. 57 "Transpose")
Adjusting how variations in velocity or
aftertouch will affect the volume or tone
You can specify how volume or tone will change in
response to velocity or aftertouch received from MIDI IN.
(PG p. 57 "Vel Curve (Velocity Curve)")
(PG p. 59 "AT Curve (Aftertouch Curve)")
Bypassing an effect
You can bypass an insert effect, a master effect, or the
(PG p. 59 "Effect SW")
Stopping the arpeggiator
If you set "All ARP" to Off, all arpeggiators will turn
off. Even if the ARP ON/OFF button is on, the
arpeggiators will not run.
(PG p. 59 "All ARP")
Linking the arpeggiator to a program or
You can specify whether the arpeggiator settings
written to the program or combination will be used
when you switch programs or combinations.
(PG p. 59 "Load ARP:")
(PG p. 60 "M.Protect (Memory Protect)")