Thanks to its multitasking operating system, the microAR‐
RANGER user interface is structured in "overlapping", active
layers. From the lower level:
operating modes (Style Play, Backing Sequence, Song
Play, Song, Program)
edit environments (Global, Card)
selecting windows (Style Select, Song Select, Program
Select, Performance Select).
When opening an edit environment or a selecting page, the
current operating mode is still working in the background.
Operating modes. (See diagram at the bottom of this page).
At the lowest level, an operating mode is always active. The
current operating mode is indicated by the lit LED on the
STYLE PLAY, B.SEQ, SONG PLAY, SONG or PROGRAM but‐
ton in the MODE section. The relevant icon lights up in the
An operating mode is divided into a main page (the page
where you usually play a Style, a Song or a Program), a
menu, and a series of edit pages.
Press MENU to access the Menu. Use the MENU and PAGE
buttons to browse across the various edit pages. Press EXIT to
go back to the main page.
Edit environment. (See diagram at the bottom). When you
press GLOBAL or SD CARD, an edit environment overlaps
the current operating mode. Press EXIT to go back to the cur‐
rent operating mode.
An edit environment is made up of a menu and a series of
edit pages. Use the MENU and PAGE buttons to browse
across the various edit pages.
Selecting windows. When you press one of the STYLE or
PROGRAM/PERFORMANCE buttons, you open a selecting
window. This window closes after selecting one of the items
in it, or after pressing EXIT.
If the DISPLAY HOLD LED is light up, the window doesn't
close after selecting an item. Press EXIT to close the window,
and go back to the underlying page.
Display and User Interface