The microSAMPLER contains a wide range of functionality. To become
familiar with your new equipment, please begin by working through this
Quick Start section. This provides simple explanations of how to listen to the
ROM banks, perform sampling, and use the pattern sequencer.
After you've ﬁnished reading the Quick Start section, you can refer to the
subsequent sections for details.
Listening to the ROM banks
The microSAMPLER has a ROM bank in addition to its eight user banks
(☞p.8 "Banks and memory"). This ROM bank contains preset samples and
pattern sequence data.
1. Loading data from the ROM bank
In order to hear the internal samples, you'll need to select a bank and load
the data. In this example, we'll select the ROM bank.
Here's how to switch to the ROM bank.
Press the [EDIT] button to make it blink.
If it's not blinking, press the [EDIT] button several times to make it blink.
Turn the [PARAMETER/FX CONTROL 1] knob to select the "BANK"
Press the [EDIT] button to make it light.
Turn the [PARAMETER/FX CONTROL 1] knob to select the "BANK
Turn the [VALUE/FX CONTROL 2] knob to select "TO ROM."
Press the [ENTER/SHIFT] button.
When the display asks "SURE?," press the [ENTER/SHIFT] button once
again. The ROM bank will be selected, and the display will indicate
Do not operate the microSAMPLER's knobs, buttons, or keyboard while
the bank change is occurring, and never turn off the power during this
2. Playing samples
The type of playback will depend on the function that is currently selected
for the keyboard.
The keyboard can function in one of two modes: Keyboard mode or Sample
mode. Press the [KEYBOARD] button or [SAMPLE] button to switch
between these modes.