Separate joystick programming for the Upper 2 and Lower instructions contained in the “Loading the operating system” tracks section to prepare the iS40/iS50 system disks and load the sys- tem into the instrument. New page numbering Due to the insertion of new functions in Rel. 3.0 of the operating Functions of the 3.0 version not included in the...
Separate MIDI channels for the Upper 2 and Lower tracks The evolution of the operating system • Master Transpose Lock The iS40/iS50 operating system has been constantly updated • New pedal-assignable functions since the instrument was ﬁrst launched on the market. The fol- •...
Play mode Preparing an iS40/iS50 operating system disk Arrangement Preview An iS40/iS50 operating system disk must be prepared if you have downloaded the operating system from www.korg.it. The The Arrangement Preview function allows for viewing the name operating system is contained in a compressed directory named of the arrangement before selecting it.
(Kick) and the Snare Drum (Snare) with a different Bass Drum or Lyrics Function Snare Drum, belonging to the same drum kit, with only one The iS40/iS50 can read the lyrics of the SMF (Standard Midi action. File) in M-live (MidiSoft), Solton, Tune1000 and compatible for- The new function is on Page 7 of the Arrangement Play mode.
Following is the procedure used to load all the programs (Load instrument. All Program) from a Korg i30 disk. You can use the same proce- Warning: Do not load arrangements using USER styles in the A dure to load other types of data (arrangements, styles), selecting and B banks.
Compatibility with i3, i4S, iX300, and i5S/M data The iS40/iS50 can load data from KORG i3, i4S, i5S, i5M, and iX300 disks and use the styles and arrangements of these instruments. Data is read in the same way as any other disk in the iS40/iS50 native format.
Global, Chord 1, and Chord 2 special channels. If the iS40/iS50 is controlled by an external MIDI device, the communication between the MIDI device and the iS40/iS50 may be interrupted by the Load All > All or Load Glo- bal operation. Echo Back...
Trigger Mode Lower track transposition. U1/U2 Upper 1 and Upper 2 track transposition. The “Trigger Mode” function has been inserted on Page 14. Separated MIDI channels for the Upper 2 and Lower tracks You can assign a different MIDI channel for each keyboard track (Upper 1, Upper 2 and Lower) on page 6 (“Programming the MIDI channels (1)”).
Note: All mentioned trademarks belong to their manufacturers. The Owner’s Manual contains a list of Drum Programs that is © 1999 KORG Italy partially incorrect (some numbers of Program Change are wrong). The correct list is shown on the bottom of this page.