Also notice that the comments area, above the Slot
buttons, updates to show the contents for the selected
Selecting outside the current group of 16
To select a new Slot outside of the current group of 16:
1. Use the next and previous arrow‐buttons at the
bottom of the screen to browse through the groups
The labels for next/previous will vary depending on
the current group of 16; for instance, if the current
group is 0‐15, the buttons will show 112‐127 and 16‐31,
As you browse, the current selection does not change
until you actually press one of the 16 buttons.
NOTE: If you browse outside of the current Set List,
any edits to the Set List will be lost. Be sure to write
your edits first.
2. When you see the desired Slot, press the Slot's
The button becomes highlighted, and the comments
and large Slot number/name at the top of the screen are
Other ways to select Set Lists and Slots
You can also select Set Lists and Slots using the front‐
panel Inc/Dec buttons, the VALUE dial, or the numeric
keypad, or step through Slots using the assignable
footswitch. For more information, see "Selecting and
playing sounds" in the "Set Lists" chapter of the OG.
Choosing a sound for a Slot
1. Press the Edit tab to go to the Set List Edit page.
2. Select the Slot that you'd like to edit.
Notice the parameters which appear above the 16 Slot
buttons. These let you set up the current Slot.
3. At the top left of the parameter box, select the
desired Type: Program, Combination, or Song.
Playing Programs and Combinations
Selecting Programs by bank and number
Programs are the basic sounds of the KRONOS.
1. Press the front‐panel PROG button (the LED will
light) to enter Program mode.
The upper left of the LCD screen shows the name of
the current page, PROGRAM P0: Play. This is a good
home base for playing Programs.
Notice the large, highlighted characters in the upper
part of the LCD display. These are the name and
number of the current Program. When these are
highlighted, you can press the
the next or previously numbered Program.
You can also turn the VALUE dial to move through the
Programs in larger steps, or enter Program numbers
directly from the numeric keypad.
2. Use the BANK SELECT I‐A...G and U‐A...G
buttons to select Programs from other banks.
Each Slot can play either a Program, a Combination, or
a Song. When you change the Type, the Bank &
Number and Category or Track parameters will
update accordingly. Category appears for Programs
and Combinations; Track appears for Songs.
4. Using either the Bank & Number or Category
Note that you can use the same sound in multiple Slots
within the same Set List. For instance, you might have
a favorite piano sound which you use in a number of
different songs. You can create any number of Slots
which use this same piano sound, each with different
names and comments.
Writing your edits
When you've finished adding sounds, make sure to
save your edits by writing the Set List:
1. Select Write Set List from the page menu.
The Write Set List dialog will appear.
2. If you wish, edit the name by pressing on the "T"
3. Optionally, use the Set List popup menu to write
4. Press OK to write the Set List, or Cancel to exit
For more information on the Write command, see
"Saving your edits" on page 24.
Adding items to the Set List from other
Program, Combination, and Sequencer modes each
have an Add to Set List command in their P0 page
When you use the Add to Set List command, the
current Program, Combination, or Song is inserted at
the current Slot of the current Set List, similar to using
the Set List Edit page's Insert command.
To select banks USER–AA...GG, press and hold a pair
of I and U BANK buttons together. For example, to
select bank USER–CC, press and hold the I–C button,
and then press the U–C button.
Press the I‐G switch repeatedly to cycle through banks
GM, g(1)...g(9), and g(d).
buttons to select
popup menus, select the desired Program,
Combination, or Song.
text edit button.
the Set List into a different number in memory.