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Front panel
In the main page, Keyboard tracks are shown in
the right half of the display. You can reach the
main page by pressing EXIT from any of the Style
Play edit pages. If you are in a different operating
mode, press STYLE PLAY to recall the Style Play
mode. If Keyboard tracks are not shown in the
display, press the TRACK SELECT button to see
them.
This operating mode is automatically selected
when turning the instrument on.
SONG PLAY Song Play mode, where you can play back Songs
in Standard MIDI File (SMF or KAR) and MP3
format (MP3 files can only be played if the optional
EXBP-Dual MP3 board installed). Since the Pa800
is equipped with two sequencers, you can even
play two Songs at the same time, and mix them
with the SEQUENCER BALANCE slider.
In addition to the Song tracks, you can play up to
four Keyboard tracks along with the Song(s). In
the main page, Keyboard tracks are shown in the
right half of the display. You can reach the main
page by pressing EXIT from any of the Song Play
edit pages. If you are in a different operating
mode, press SONG PLAY to recall the Song Play
mode. Use the TRACK SELECT button to cycle
between Keyboard and Song tracks.
SEQUENCER Sequencer mode, where you can play, record or edit
a Song. The Backing Sequence mode lets you record
a new Song based on the Keyboard and Style tracks,
and save it as a new Standard MIDI File.
SOUND
Sound mode, to play single Sounds on the key-
board, or edit them. By pressing RECORD you
can enter the Sampling mode, Pa800 full-featured
sampler.
DEMO
Press the STYLE PLAY and SONG PLAY buttons
together to select the Demo mode. This mode lets
you listen to some Demo Songs, to let you under-
stand the sonic power of the Pa800. To exit from
this mode, press any of the MODE buttons.
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GLOBAL
This button recalls the Global edit environment, where you can
adjust various global settings. This edit environment overlaps
any operating mode, that still remains active in the background.
Press EXIT to go back to the underlying operating mode.
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MEDIA
This button recalls the Media edit environment, where you can
execute various operations on files and storage devices (Load,
Save, Format, etc...). This edit environment overlaps any oper-
ating mode, that still remains active in the background. Press
EXIT to go back to the underlying operating mode.
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SINGLE TOUCH
This button turns the Single Touch and Variation/STS Link
functions on or off.
On
When a different Style (or the same again) is
selected, a Single Touch Setting (STS1) is auto-
matically selected. The Keyboard sounds and
effects will change, along with the Style sounds
and effects. Pad sounds will change too.
Flashing
Variation/STS Link function activated. This func-
tion makes each Variation recall the correspond-
ing STS when selected. For example, select
Variation 2, and STS 2 will be automatically
recalled; select Variation 3, and STS 3 will be
automatically recalled.
Off
When you select a different Style (or the same
again), the Style sounds and effects will change,
as well as Pad sounds. The Keyboard sounds and
effects will not change.
A
MEMORY
This button turns the Lower and Chord Memory functions on
or off. Go to the "Preferences: Style Preferences" edit page (Style
Play mode, see page 106) to decide if this button should be a
Chord Memory only, or a Lower/Chord Memory button. When
it works as a Lower/Chord Memory:
Note: This function can be automatically activated by playing the
keyboard harder. See "Velocity Control" on page 106.
On
The sound on the left of the split point, and the
chord for the automatic accompaniment, are kept
in memory even when you raise your hand from
the keyboard.
Off
The sound and chords are released as soon as you
raise your hand from the keyboard.
You can jump to the Style Play > Style Preferences page
by keeping SHIFT pressed, and pressing the MEMORY button.
B
BASS INVERSION
This button turns the Bass Inversion function on or off.
Note: This function can be automatically activated by playing the
keyboard harder. See "Velocity Control" on page 106.
On
The lowest note of a chord played in inverted
form will always be detected as the root note of
the chord. Thus, you can specify to the arranger
composite chords such as "Am7/G" or "F/C".
Off
The lowest note is scanned together with the
other chord notes, and is not always considered
as the root note.
C
MANUAL BASS
This button turns the Manual Bass function on or off.
Note: When you press the MANUAL BASS button, the Bass track
volume is automatically set to its maximum value. The volume is
automatically set back to the original value when the MANUAL
BASS button is deactivated.
On
The automatic accompaniment stops playing
(apart for the Drum and Percussion tracks), and
you can manually play the Bass track on the
Lower part of the keyboard. You can start the
automatic accompaniment again by pressing one
of the CHORD SCANNING buttons.
Off
The bass track is automatically played by the Style.
SB
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