This button turns the Lower and Chord Memory functions on
or off. Go to the "Page 24 ‐ Preferences: controls" edit page to
decide if this button should be a Chord Memory only, or a
Lower/Chord Memory button. When it works as a Lower/
The sound to 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.
The sound and chords are released as soon as
you raise your hand from the keyboard.
This button doubles as a TIE function for the Song mode.
BASS INV. (REST)
This button turns the Bass Inversion function on or off.
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".
The lowest note is scanned together with the
other chord notes, and is not always consid‐
ered as the root note.
This button doubles as a REST function for the Song mode.
10 MAN. BASS
This button turns the Manual Bass function on or off.
Note: When you press the MAN. BASS button, the Bass track vol‐
ume is automatically set to the maximum value. The volume is
automatically set back to the original value when the MAN. BASS
button is deactivated.
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 press‐
ing one of the CHORD SCANNING buttons.
The bass track is automatically played by the
11 SPLIT POINT (<)
Keep this button pressed to open the Split Point window.
While this window is open, you can set the split point simply
by playing the split point note on the keyboard. Then, release
the SPLIT POINT button.
To memorize the selected split point note, press the GLOBAL but‐
ton, then press WRITE to save the Global settings into memory.
This button doubles as a PREVIOUS EVENT function for
the Backing Sequence and Song modes .
12 G.QUANTIZE (>)
Press this button to open the Groove Quantize window,
where you can select a realtime groove quantization to be
applied to the Song (only Sequencer 1).
This button doubles as a NEXT EVENT function for the
Backing Sequence and Song modes.
This button turns the Tempo Lock function on or off.
When you select a different Style or Perfor‐
mance, the tempo doesn't change. You can still
change it using the DIAL or the TEMPO buttons.
When you select a different Style or Perfor‐
mance, the memorized tempo value is auto‐
This button turns the Single Touch function on or off.
When a different Style (or the same again) is
selected, a Single Touch Setting (STS1) is auto‐
matically selected, meaning that the Realtime
tracks and effects will change, together with
the Style tracks and effects.
When you select a different Style (or the same
again), the Style tracks and effects are changed,
while the Realtime tracks are not changed.
15 STYLE section (NUMERIC KEYPAD)
Use these buttons to open the Style Select window and select
a Style. See "Selecting a Style" on page 14.
The leftmost button lets you select the upper or lower row of
Style banks. Press it until you've selected the row you're look‐
ing for. (After both LEDs have turned on, press the button
again to turn them off).
UPPER LED ON
Upper‐row Styles selected.
LOWER LED ON
Lower‐row Styles selected.
A word about Style banks and names. Styles from "8/16
BEAT" to "WORLD 3", and from "LATIN1" to "TRAD" are
standard Styles, the user can't normally overwrite with a
"DIRECT SD" Styles are Styles directly accessed from the
memory card (no need to load from card).
Styles from "USER1" to "USER3" are locations where you
can load new Styles from the memory card.
Each button (Style bank) contains 2 pages, each with up to 8
Styles. Browse through the Styles using the PAGE buttons.
There is a shortcut to see the original bank for a Style. You
can see the original bank where a Style is contained. Just keep
the SHIFT button pressed, and then press the lefmost button of
the STYLE section. A message window will appear, showing
the name of the original bank. Release the SHIFT button to exit
There is a shortcut to see all pages of the selected bank. To
cycle all pages for a selected bank, press the bank's button
until you see the page that you're looking for.
These buttons double as a numeric keypad on certain pages.
16 FADE IN/OUT
When the Style stopped, press this button to start it with a
volume fade‐in (the volume goes from zero to the maximum).
When the Style is playing, press this button to stop it with a
volume fade‐out (the volume gradually decreases).
You don't need to press START/STOP to start or stop the Style.
17 VARIATION 1–4 (NOTE LENGTH) buttons
Each of these buttons will select one of the four variations of
the current Style. Each variation can vary in patterns and
These buttons double as a NOTE LENGTH function for the
18 FILL 1–2 (NOTE LENGTH) buttons
These two buttons trigger a fill‐in. Press them twice (LED blink‐
ing) to let them play in loop, and select any other Style element
(Fill, Intro, Variation...) to exit the loop.
They also double as a NOTE LENGTH function for the
The music stand