Introduction to the KROME
Front and rear panels
This knob adjusts the volume of the AUDIO OUTPUT
L/MONO, R outputs, as well as the volume of the
headphone jack. (See page 15)
2. SW1, 2 and Joystick
SW1 and SW2
These buttons are used to control the programs or
effect parameters, or to turn the joystick lock function
on/off. (See page 24)
You can control synthesis parameters or effect
parameters by moving the joystick up/down/left/right.
(See page 24)
3. REALTIME CONTROLS
These realtime controllers consist of four knobs and
one button. You can use them to do the following
• Control the sound and effects of programs and
• Control the arpeggiator
SELECT button, knobs 1–4
Use the SELECT button to select the functions
controlled by knobs 1–4. By using knobs 1–4 you can
control the sound, effects, and arpeggiator.
(For details, please see "Realtime control knobs" on
* The diagram shown is for KROME-61
(For details, please see "Using realtime controls to edit
the sound or effects" on page 28.)
This button turns the arpeggiator on/off. The button
will be lit if the arpeggiator is on. (See page 85)
5. DRUM TRACK
DRUM TRACK button
This button turns the Drum Track function on or off.
This button also indicates the operating state of the
drum track. (Unlit: off, Blinking: waiting for trigger,
Lit: on. See page 97.)
6. Effect buttons
MASTER FX button
TOTAL FX button
These buttons turn the master effect and total effect on/
off. When the button is on (LED lit), the effect settings
of the program, combination, or song will be enabled.
When the button is off (LED unlit), the corresponding
effect will be off.
The on/off status of these buttons is remembered even
when you switch programs, combinations, or songs.
(See page 110)