KORG D32XD Owner's Manual

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  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated • Read these instructions. “dangerous voltage” within the product's • Keep these instructions. enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude •...

  • Page 3: Copyright Warning

    Incorrect operation or malfunction may cause the contents of memory to be lost, so we recommend that you save impor- tant data on a CD or other media. Please be aware that Korg will accept no responsibility for any damages which may re- sult from loss of data.

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    • Do not bend or drop a disc. This indicates a reference page within this manual. Responsibility for loss of data Korg Corporation will accept no responsibility for any dam- ages (direct or indirect, whether sustained by the customer or These symbols respectively indicate points of caution, by a third party) resulting from loss of or damage to data notes of advice, or examples.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    1. Applying effects and EQ to individual Included items..........1 channels........... 29 Applying effects to individual channels/tracks Before using the D32XD/D16XD for the (Insert Effect) ............29 first time ............1 Applying EQ to each channel/track ....29 Adjusting the pan ..........30 Power on/off ...........1...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Inputting the digital audio signal from a CD Editing the location of a stored scene..54 or DAT ............44 5-2. Event automation (D32XD) ....54 Inputting the digital audio signal from an ADAT device ..........45 Recording mixer operations ....... 54 Playing back the events .......

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    3. Drive and data compatibility with the Digital 1-6. Creating a master track .....67 Recording Studio series ......87 Bounce recording ..........68 Using D16XD and D32XD data ....87 Using D32XD/D16XD data on a different 2. Playback ..........68 model ..............87 2-1.

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    1. MIDI connections ........93 3c-2. Automation........104 MIDI channel settings........93 3c-3. Event List........104 2. MIDI messages used by the D32XD/D16XD93 3c-4. Edit Scene ........105 About the MIDI implementation chart ..93 3c-5. Scene Filter ........106 3. Using MIDI..........93 3c-6.

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    5-2. CD Utility .........125 Category: Dynamics&Filter 6. SYSTEM ..........126 Dynamics/Filter-type effects ......158 Category: Special Effect 6-1. Control ..........126 Special Effect.............160 D32XD ............126 Monaural type effects ......161 D16XD ............127 Category: Reverb&Delay Reverb/delay-type effects ......161 6-2. Disk Utility ........127 Category: Modulation 6-3.

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    USB .............169 ADAT ............169 Various messages........170 Confirmation messages ........172 Serious error messages ........172 More about drives and files......173 Drives............173 CD-R/RW drive ......... 173 PC (USB) drive..........173 Audio CDs and files........174 Audio CDs............174 Playing an audio CD........174 Creating an audio CD........

  • Page 11: Introduction, Included Items, Power On/off

    Digital Recording Studio. inition To take full advantage of the D32XD/D16XD’s functions, and to enjoy trouble- free use, please read this manual carefully and use this product only as directed. Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.

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    Perform the shutdown process when you have finished all activities such as playback or record- ing. If you will not be using the D32XD/D16XD for an extended period of time (for example when you have finished working for the day), you must turn off the main power switch on the back of the D32XD/D16XD.

  • Page 13: First Time, Touchview Lcd, Setting The Calendar, Connection Example

    Headphones Cautions when making digital connections If any of the synchronization settings of the D32XD/D16XD do not match those of the con- nected device, noise may occur. Turn down the faders or minimize the volume of your monitor speakers before you change settings.

  • Page 14: Main Features

    ♦ XLR input jacks with +48V phantom power, analog inputs, dedicated gui- tar input jack, and digital connectors To maximize the benefit of the D32XD/D16XD’s full-digital processing, all of the analog inputs use high-performance balanced pre amps. The eight +48V phantom-powered XLR input jacks contain high-performance mic preamps.

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    Scene automation can be used to switch scenes automatically. ♦ Automation playback with moving faders (D32XD) The D32XD uses seventeen 100 mm motorized - or “flying” - faders to adjust the channel balance in realtime. When recording, playing back, or recalling a scene when automation is on, the faders will move to their programmed loca- tions.

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    ♦ USB connection for easy data exchange with your computer The USB connector makes it easy to exchange data with your computer. You can connect the D32XD/D16XD to your computer and use 2 GB of the D32XD/D16XD’s hard drive capacity as a PC drive for shared data.

  • Page 17: Parts And Their Function, Top Panel

    Parts and their function Top panel D16XD D16XD 1 INPUT 1, INPUT 2...INPUT 8 jacks Connect mic or line sources (such as keyboards) to these input jacks. Both XLR jacks and balanced 1/4" TRS phone jacks are provided. You may also connect unbalanced phone plugs to the 1/4" jacks. Each XLR jack can provide +48V phantom power for condenser mics.

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    The balanced XLR jacks for INPUT 1–8 provide +48V phantom power for use by condenser mics; you can switch this on/off independently for each channel. Your equipment may be damaged if you connect or disconnect a condenser mic with phantom power turned on.

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    13 MASTER fader The MASTER fader adjusts the overall volume. When the master track is being recorded, this fader sets the recording level. The D32XD has touch-sensitive moving faders. Normally, you will leave the MASTER fader set to 0 dBu while recording on the individual tracks, and use the channel faders to adjustment the mix so the output does not distort.

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    “FaderView” that lets you change the position at which the level meters are inserted, or check the fader or pan positions. 21 PAN knobs ----------- D32XD This knob adjusts the position (pan) in the master LR bus for the channel selected by the CH SELECT key.

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    The MIDI indicator will light when MIDI messages are received from the MIDI IN connector. Never subject the D32XD/D16XD to vibration or impact while this HDD/CD indicator is lit. 35 ON key, standby indicator This key switches the D32XD/D16XD between the ON and STANDBY modes.

  • Page 22: Front Panel

    This drive can be used to backup and restore data, or to play or write audio CDs. The CD-R/RW drive is a precision device. You must operate the D32XD/D16XD in a hori- zontal position, in a location that is not subject to vibration.

  • Page 23: Rear Panel

    2 Main power switch (POWER ON) This turns the main power on/off. When the Main power switch is turned on, the D32XD/D16XD will be in the standby mode. In the standby mode, pressing the ON key will turn the D32XD/D16XD on. While the D32XD/D16XD is operating, hold the ON key to access the Power Off dialog box and select Yes to shutdown the D32XD/ D16XD and return to the standby mode.

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    6 MIDI OUT connector MIDI messages are transmitted from this connector. Use this when you wish to use the D32XD/D16XD to control an external device via MIDI. ( p.93, 131) 7 MIDI IN connector MIDI messages are received at this connector. Use this when you wish to con- trol the D32XD/D16XD from an external MIDI device.

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    Items and functions in the TouchView display The D32XD/D16XD features Korg’s TouchView LCD technology. By touching the buttons or icons displayed in the LCD screen, you can quickly and intuitively select pages, set parameter values, edit song names, save data, and perform many other operations.

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    g: List button g: List button h: Scroll bar When you press this button, a menu list will appear, allow- ing you to select an item from this list. h: Scroll bar/scroll buttons Use these to move up and down through a list of parameter values that extends beyond the window in the display.

  • Page 27: Basic Operation

    • Use the value dial or +/– keys to make your selection. Fader or pan settings D32XD When faders are shown in the LCD screen, moving a fader will automatically select and update the value of the corresponding on-screen control. In addition, you can select a particular fader or pan knob in the display by using the cursor keys.

  • Page 28: Examples Of Operation

    D16XD When faders or pan knobs are shown in the LCD screen, moving a fader or pan knob will auto- matically select and update the value of the corresponding on-screen control. In addition, you can select a particular fader or pan knob in the display by using the cursor keys. In either case, you can then use the value dial (or the +/–...

  • Page 29: Quick Start, Step 1: Preparations, Connections, Turn The D32xd/d16xd On

    D32XD/D16XD on, and how to listen to the demo songs. Step 2: Quick recording This step will cover how to connect a guitar, keyboard, or mic to the D32XD/ D16XD, how to record your performance on to a track, and how to play back the recording and listen to the results.

  • Page 30: Listen To The Demo Song

    3. Listen to the demo song When it ships from the factory, the D32XD/D16XD contains pre-recorded demo songs. This section explains how to listen to one of the demo songs. (1) Press the SONG key. If a tab page other than “Select Song” is displayed, press the “SelectSong”...

  • Page 31: Step 2: Quick Recording, Create A New Song, Name The Song

    Step 2: Quick recording 1. Create a new song In order to begin recording, you must first create a new song. (1) Press the SONG key to access the “SelectSong” tab page. (2) Press the New button. The New Song dialog box will appear. (3) In the “Select New Song Type”...

  • Page 32: Inputs, Connect Devices To The Input Jacks, Assign The Inputs To Channels

    The highlighted area will then move one step toward the right. Repeat this step to edit the song name. If you want to edit only a portion of the song name, use the buttons to move the highlighted area, and then press a character or numeral button. Use the buttons in the LCD screen to perform the following operations.

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    D16XD D32XD Adjust the CH 1 input level to verify that the sound of the guitar has been assigned. (4) Raise the MASTER fader to the “0” position, and lower the CH1 fader to “– .” (5) For a mic or guitar, leave the PAD key unpressed when making your settings.

  • Page 34: Effects And Eq (equalizer), Applying Effects To The Input Sound

    EQ.” Applying effects to the input sound It’s also easy to apply the D32XD/D16XD’s effects after recording the sound ( p.29). Here’s how to apply effects to the input from your guitar. (1) Press the EFFECT key and select the “Routing A [*EFFRouting]” tab page.

  • Page 35: Applying Eq To The Input Sound

    Applying EQ to the input sound On the D32XD/D16XD it’s also easy to apply EQ after recording. Here’s how to apply EQ to the input from your guitar. (1) Press the MIXER key. In the page jump menu, press the EQ/PHASE/REC [*EQ/ATT/PHASE] button and then select the “EQ/ATT”...

  • Page 36: Recording, Preparations For Recording, Start Recording

    (4) Press the popup button in the screen to display the Meter Trk Type dialog box. D16XD D32XD (5) Choose “PreFader” as the Select Level Meter Position setting, and choose “Track View” as the Select View setting. Then press the OK button.

  • Page 37: Playback

    6. Playback (1) Press the REC/PLAY key of the track 1 you recorded, setting it to PLAY (key lit green). (2) Return to the beginning of the song. Hold down the STOP key and press the MARK JUMP (√) key to return to the beginning of the song ( p.38 “2.

  • Page 38: Step 3: Overdubbing, Recording, Preparations For Recording, Start Recording, Playback

    Step 3: Overdubbing In this step, you can record the output from your mic or keyboard on a new track while listening to the guitar performance that you recorded in Step 2. 1. Recording Connection example For this example, you will be able to listen to the gui- Keyboard Guitar tar performance while you record the mic input on...

  • Page 39: Step 4: Mixdown And Mastering, Channels, Applying Eq To Each Channel/track

    EQ to add compression and adjust the overall tone to create a finished master; this process is called “master- ing.” On the D32XD/D16XD, you can perform the mastering and the stereo mix-down at the same time. Master Track Master 1.

  • Page 40: Adjusting The Pan

    On the D16XD, turn the PAN knob of each playback track to adjust its stereo po- sition. Using the channel/track sends to apply effects (Master Effects) The D32XD/D16XD contains two master effects that can be used to apply spatial effects such as reverb. You can set the effect balance by adjusting the effect send of each channel and the effect return level.

  • Page 41: Selecting A Master Effect, Adjusting The Master Effect 1 Send Amount For Each Track

    Selecting a master effect (1) Press the EFFECT key and select the “MstrEFF1” tab page. (2) Press the popup button beside the effect name, and the Select EFF Category dialog box will appear. (3) Press a category button in the LCD screen, and the Select EFF Program dialog box will appear.

  • Page 42: Checking And Adjusting The Master Effect, Applying Effects And Eq To The Entire Song

    In this way, the send value controls the level of each track being sent to this mas- ter effect. For the tracks you don’t want to use master effect 1, set the send value to “0.” (4) Make settings for master effect 2 in the same way, using the “MstrEFF2” and “EFFSend2”...

  • Page 43: Applying Eq To The Master Bus (master Eq)

    (3) The Select EFF Program dialog box will appear. Here you can select the effect. For this example press “L/C/R Delay” and then press the OK button. If you want to go back and look in another cate- gory, press Cancel button. (4) Press the PLAY key to play back the song.

  • Page 44: Recording On The Master Track

    3. Recording on the master track To create an audio CD, you will record the mixed-down song onto a stereo master track. The master track of each song consists of eight virtual tracks; A–H. Having these virtual master tracks will allow you to try various “mixes” of your song, and then listen to pick your favorite.

  • Page 45: Saving Your Song

    For details, refer to the Operation section, “CD” ( p.78). Saving your song On the D32XD/D16XD, the song data that you have recorded or edited and the parameters that you have set are automatically saved during the shut-down op- eration when you turn off the power. These settings are also saved when you se- lect a different song.

  • Page 46: Operation, Song, Locate, Selecting/creating A Song, Creating A New Song, Renaming A Song

    Song Type Song Type Recording Playback Punch recording Each song drive on the D32XD/D16XD’s internal hard disk 44.1 kHz/16-bit can store up to one hundred songs. 32 [*16] 48 kHz/16-bit How the hard disk, drives, and songs are related 44.1 kHz/24-bit...

  • Page 47: Using The Name Library, Selecting A Song, Selecting A Song From The Song List

    Selecting a song from another song drive : Move the cursor to the location of the character you want to change. (1) Press the SONG key and select the “SelectSong” tab : Displays the name template (name library list). page. (5) Finalize your changes.

  • Page 48: Location, Switching The Counter Display, Switching The Information Display Area, Moving To A Different Location

    2. Location (2) Select the location counter unit that you want to change (it will be enclosed by a frame). The term “location” refers to a specific point in time within the selected song, as displayed in the counter. The counter shows the current location within the song. The counter can be set to display the location in different formats.

  • Page 49: Moving To A Location Registered To A Locate Key, Moving Using Assignable Marks

    (2) In the mark list, press (highlight) the desired mark. If necessary, use the scroll bar/buttons to scroll through the list. (3) Press the Recall button to recall the mark. “Current Mark” will show the selected mark, and you will move to the location of that mark. Using the MARK JUMP keys to move (3) Press one of the LOC1/IN, LOC2/OUT, LOC3/TO, You can move to the registered location of a mark simply by...

  • Page 50: Finding A Precise Location (scrub), Finding A Zero-cross Point

    (2) Press the “Trk” popup button to display the Select Track dialog box. D16XD D32XD (3) Select the track that you want to play back, and press the OK button. If you press the Stereo button (highlight), you can view the waveforms of two adjacent channels in the upper and lower parts of the window while you play back.

  • Page 51: Song Editing, Song Editing Procedure, Copying A Song, Moving A Song, Deleting A Song

    3. Song editing Moving a song You can move a song to the specified song number. Songs you record can be copied, rearranged, or deleted. You (1) Select the song that you want to move. ( p.37) can also protect a song to keep it from being accidentally de- (2) In the SONG, “EditSong”...

  • Page 52: Protect Off, Saving A Song, Inputting Audio To The Mixer, Analog Input

    Connecting a guitar to the GUITAR IN jack and assigning periodically after recording or editing for an extended peri- od, or if you are using the D32XD/D16XD in an environment it to mixer channel 1. where the power supply is unreliable.

  • Page 53: Inputting Audio From A Cd

    • Gradually raise the MASTER fader and the PHONES VOLUME knob or the MONITOR LEVEL knob, and verify that you hear the sound in your headphones or D32XD in the monitor system connected to the MONITOR OUT jacks. (3) Assign the input to mixer channel 1.

  • Page 54: Digital Input, Inputting The Digital Audio Signal From A Cd Or Dat

    1-2. Digital input (4) Adjust the input level settings. • Press the METER key to display the Meter Trk View The D32XD/D16XD lets you input and record digital sources screen. from the S/P DIF or ADAT inputs. • Press the Meter Trk Type button to display the Meter You can input a digital source only if its sampling frequency Trk Type dialog box.

  • Page 55: Inputting The Digital Audio Signal From An Adat Device, Sub Input

    I/O board is installed, Sub Mixer 17-24 will be available and will (1) Connect your ADAT device. correspond to the ADAT INPUT. Lower the D32XD/D16XD’s MASTER fader, and use an Here are some ways in which you can use this: optical digital cable to connect the ADAT OUT jack of your ADAT device to the D32XD/D16XD’s ADAT IN...

  • Page 56: Analog Compressors, Using The Analog Compressors

    (3) Check the input to the sub-mixer. (5) If you want the adjacent Comp channel to have the same settings, press the Link button to display the • Set LEVEL, PAN, and EQ in the same way as when Select Link dialog box. making settings for the ordinary mixer.

  • Page 57: Audio Outputs From The Mixer

    (1) Connect the cable to the ADAT OUT jack. (2) Access the MIXER, INPUT/OUTPUT/CH ASSIGN, “ADAT.Out” tab page. D16XD D32XD (3) Select the channels or tracks that you want to output to ADAT Out 1–8. CH1–8, CH9–16, CH17–24, CH25–32 [*CH1–8, CH9–16] The signals of CH1–8, CH9–16, CH17–24, or CH25–32...

  • Page 58: Mixer Settings, Adjusting The Volume, Adjusting The Volume Level Of Each Channel

    • You can store these settings in a scene ( p.52). will operate. ( p.102) • On the D32XD you can record these adjustments as auto- • On the D32XD you can record these adjustments as auto- mation ( p.54).

  • Page 59: Applying Eq To The Playback, Master Eq, Storing Eq Settings, Recalling Eq Settings, Pairing

    You cannot use the EQ knobs and keys at the right of the LCD screen to adjust the master EQ. • Channel fader • Group settings (D32XD only) You can select how the PAN knobs will operate when channels are paired.

  • Page 60: Group Settings (d32xd), Fader Groups, Ch On Groups, Monitor Settings

    (3) Use the Pan Mode radio buttons to select how the PAN knob will operate for paired channels ( p.102). 3-6. Group settings (D32XD) On the D32XD, multiple channels can be assigned to a 3-7. Monitor settings “Group”. Operating the fader of any channel assigned to that group will adjust the volume of all channels in the group Here’s how to select the audio signal that will be output from...

  • Page 61: Adjusting The Cue Level, Solo Settings, Soloing Just One Channel, Soloing More Than One Channel

    MASTER OUT L/R jacks. In the MIXER, SOLO/MONITOR, “Solo” tab page, turn the Solo Master button on (highlighted). D32XD 3-10. Muting a channel You can use the CH ON/SOLO keys to mute individual channels.

  • Page 62: Storing/recalling A Scene, Storing A Scene, Recalling A Scene, Renaming A Scene, Deleting A Scene

    Since the D32XD uses moving faders, the faders will auto- matically move to the appropriate positions when you recall a scene.

  • Page 63: Editing And Overwriting A Scene, Specifying Parameters That Will Be Disabled For An Individual Scene

    Param dialog box. changes during playback or recording MIDI input If the D32XD/D16XD receives a scene change (program change) message when automation ( p.104, 108) is turned off, it will switch to the scene of the corresponding number. (1) Connect your external MIDI device ( p.93).

  • Page 64: Automation, Scene Automation, Using Scene Automation, Storing A Scene At A Different Location

    The D32XD provides two types of automation; scene auto- mation and event automation. The D16XD provides scene automation. If automation is turned on, the D32XD’s moving faders will automatically move up and down when you replay the You can also change the location in the “EventList” tab page.

  • Page 65: Playing Back The Events, Editing Events

    If you select Send, events will be recorded for the Send key (1) Access the SCENE, “Event List” tab page. (INTERNAL 1/2, AUX 1/2/3/4) that is lit when you begin re- (2) Press the Select List button to open the Select List dia- cording.

  • Page 66: Effects, Effect Type And Size, How Dsp Power Is Allocated To The Effects, D32xd

    How DSP power is allocated to the effects Guitar Keyboard On the D32XD/D16XD, the term “DSP power” refers to the total processing capability that can be used to process effect programs. Effects of the D32XD...

  • Page 67: D16xd, Using Insert Effects, D32xd

    So that the master effects and final ef- fects will be available, select the size-8 effect for Routing B insert D32XD effect 9, and select a size-1 effect for insert effect 8. You can use a maximum of 24 insert effects simultaneously.

  • Page 68: Using Master Effects, D16xd, Recording, Playback

    D16XD richer and better balanced. The D32XD/D16XD provides two master effects (MstEFF1 A maximum of eight insert effects can be used simultaneous- and MstEFF2), and these can be used simultaneously. How-...

  • Page 69: Editing The Effects, Editing The Effect Parameters, For An Insert Effect, Storing An Effect Program

    (4) If the algorithm contains more than one effect icon, press the cell below the icon you want to edit (it will You cannot control insert effects 9–24 of the D32XD from an ex- become highlighted), and a list of the parameters for ternal device.

  • Page 70: Using External Effects

    INPUT 3 and INPUT 4 jacks to return it to the master bus (1) Connect your external effect processor. Connect one of the D32XD/D16XD’s AUX OUT jacks to the INPUT jack of your external effect processor, and connect the OUTPUT jacks of the effect processor to the D32XD/D16XD’s INPUT 3 jack and INPUT 4 jack.

  • Page 71: Rhythm, Selecting And Playing Rhythms, Performance, Recording The Rhythm

    Recording will begin when you press the PLAY key. Play your instrument along with the rhythm that you hear. 3. Recording the rhythm Here’s how to record the D32XD/D16XD’s internal rhythm pattern onto a track. Recording the rhythm pattern on tracks 1 and 2 (2) Adjust the settings so that the rhythm sound will be output from the master bus.

  • Page 72: Setting The Tempo, Manual Tempo, Tempo Map, Editing A Tempo Map

    4. Setting the tempo On the D32XD/D16XD you can specify the tempo three dif- ferent ways: manual tempo, tempo map, and tempo track. As an alternative to playing the entire song at the same tem- po, you can change the tempo during the song, or synchro- nize the tempo to an external MIDI device.

  • Page 73: Inserting A Rhythm Pattern By Adding A Tempo Map Event, Overwriting A Tempo Map Event

    You can use this when you want to synchronize a D32XD/ D16XD song with song data created on a MIDI sequencer in (2) Create the new tempo map event.

  • Page 74: Tap Tempo, Recorder, Recording, Basic Recording

    The D32XD/D16XD’s recorder can record analog or digital audio input sources assigned to mixer channels. Several • Press the RecStart button to put the D32XD/D16XD in types of recording are provided, as described below. record-ready mode. Tap tempo will be recorded from You can also mix your song down to a two-track stereo mix, the beginning of the song.

  • Page 75: Switching Virtual Tracks, Play Back (overdubbing), Trigger Recording

    16]” tab will be named “Vtrk1–8.” (3) Specify the input signal level (“Threshold”) at which For a 44.1 kHz/24-bit or a 48 kHz/24-bit song on the D32XD, recording will begin. the “Vtrk 1–32” tab page will be named “Vtrk 1–16.”...

  • Page 76: Manual Punch-in/out, Using A Foot Switch For Manual Punch-in Out, Auto Punch-in/out

    (5) Press the REC key to put the D32XD/D16XD in record- (7) Press the STOP key to stop. (The PLAY key will go ready condition. dark.) After you stop recording, move the location to a point Trigger/RecStart earlier than where you began recording, and play back The REC key and PLAY key will blink.

  • Page 77: Loop Recording, Creating A Master Track

    • When you press the REC key, you will move to a point ahead of the specified IN (recording start) location as set by the pre-roll time, and the D32XD/D16XD will be in record-ready condition (REC key blinking). • When you press the PLAY key, playback will begin (2) Set the MASTER TRACK STATUS.

  • Page 78: Bounce Recording, Playback, Normal Playback, Loop Playback

    “submixes” that free up additional tracks for recording. (4) Apply insert effects ( p.57). By using the Master Track of the D32XD/D16XD as the (5) Apply EQ ( p.48). bounce record destination, you can perform bounce record- ing while keeping the original tracks intact.

  • Page 79: Playing Back An Album Cd Project, Track Editing, Registering The Edit Region, Track Editing Procedures

    LOC1/IN key: IN point (2) Connect your external recorder. LOC2/OUT key: OUT point Connect your external recorder to the D32XD/D16XD’s LOC3/TO key: TO point MASTER OUT LR jacks or S/P DIF OUT jack. LOC4/END key: END point (3) Record the output on your external recording device.

  • Page 80: Using The Clipboard To Copy Data To Another Song

    (3) Select the copy mode. (2) Specify the region that you want to copy. Press the Mode button. In the Copy Mode dialog box, Set the following locations to specify the region for copy- select the desired mode and press the OK button. ing ( p.69).

  • Page 81: Insert Blank Space (inserttrk), Erase A Track (erasetrk)

    Insert blank space (InsertTrk) Erase a track (EraseTrk) This command inserts blank space into the specified region This command erases track data from the specified region (IN–OUT) of a recorded track. Track data following the in- (IN–OUT) of a track. The region will become blank. serted space will be shifted toward the end of the song.

  • Page 82: Delete A Track (deletetrk), Deleting Track Data, Deleting All Data Of A Track

    Delete a track (DeleteTrk) Exchange tracks (SwapTrk) This command deletes the specified region (IN–OUT) of a This command exchanges (swaps) recorded track data be- track. When an area is deleted, the subsequent data (follow- tween the specified region (IN–OUT) and the corresponding ing the OUT point) will be shifted toward the beginning of region of another track.

  • Page 83: Reverse A Track (reversetrk), Optimizing A Track (optimizetrk), Optimizing Track Data

    Reverse a track (ReverseTrk) (7) Check the results of the editing operation. Press the LOC3/TO key, and play back from the TO loca- This command copies the audio data in the specified region tion to verify that the editing operation has done cor- (IN-OUT) of the track to the TO location “in reverse”...

  • Page 84: Erasing Regions Of Silent Audio Data, Erasing Noise, Expand/compress A Track (expcmptrk)

    This editing operation will take a longer time for execution (until For this example, select “Erase Punch Noise” and press the Completed indication appears) in proportion to the length of the OK button to return to the “EditTrk” tab page. the IN–OUT region you specify.

  • Page 85: Copying To A Virtual Track

    Copy an entire track/Copying to a Virtual track If you specified two or more tracks as the “Source,” you must specify the same number of tracks in “Destination.” (CopyWholeTrk) • Check the IN and OUT locations. If you want to set This command copies an entire recorded track (from the be- the location more precisely, press the Destination ginning to the end) to another track.

  • Page 86: Fade-in/fade-out (fadetrk), Creating A Fade-in

    Exchange two entire tracks (SwapWholeTrk) Fade-in/fade-out (FadeTrk) This command exchanges an entire track of recorded data This command fades-in or fades-out the specified region (from the beginning to the end) with another track. (IN–OUT) of recorded track data. By using both of these op- erations, you can create cross-fades.

  • Page 87: Creating A Fade-out

    Boosting the maximum volume to the specified Creating a fade-out level (Normalize: NormalizeTrk) Fading-out the IN–OUT region of track 1 If the recorded level of a track is lower than necessary, you (1) Specify the region that you want to fade-out. can use this operation to boost the overall level of the speci- Set the following locations to specify the region where fied region (IN–OUT) so that its maximum volume reaches...

  • Page 88: Naming A Track, Track At Once

    4. Naming a track You can assign a name to each track. When you create a new song, the track name will be “No You can use the internal CD-R/RW drive to create an origi- Name.” nal CD from any of your songs that have been mixed down We recommend that you rename the track so that you can re- to the master tracks.

  • Page 89: Disc At Once, Album Cd Project

    (1) Collect all the songs you want to use for the Album CD • When the image file has been created, the D32XD/ Project into a single song drive ( p.41). D16XD will begin writing it to disc.

  • Page 90: Creating A Live Cd

    (3) Assign “Use As CD Tr” marks. [Figure C] cel button. • Access the MARK, “EditMark” tab page, assign a • When the image file has been created, the D32XD/ mark at each location that you want to use as the D16XD will begin writing it to disc.

  • Page 91

    Press the Add button, select song A, and press the OK button. The display will ask “Are You Sure?” Press the Yes but- ton. If the selected song is 24-bit, press the Dither button to turn it on if you want dithering to be performed. The data will be written to CD as a 44.1 kHz song.

  • Page 92: Data, Backing Up And Restoring, Backing Up, Backing Up 1song

    “More about drives and files” ( p.173). If you want to save data on your computer, first store the data in the PC drive of the D32XD/D16XD’s hard disk, and then save that data on your computer.

  • Page 93: Backing Up All Data, Backing Up User Data

    • Press the Yes button to begin the backup. (4) If you are backing-up to CD-R/RW, insert a disc in the • The D32XD/D16XD will begin creating an image file. CD-R/RW drive. You can press the Cancel button to abort creation of the im- Use a blank disc or an ISO9660 format disc that has not age file.

  • Page 94: Restoring Backed-up Data

    If you are restoring a backup that spanned more than • From the file list, select the data file that you want to one disc, the D32XD/D16XD will ask you for the next restore, and press the OK button. disc when it has finished reading one disc. Insert the •...

  • Page 95: Audio Files, Importing An Audio Track Into The Beginning Of A Track

    If you want to import an audio file from your computer, connect a USB cable, copy the audio file to the PC drive of the D32XD/ (6) Select the import-destination track number. D16XD, and then perform the procedure described below.

  • Page 96

    A file exported to the PC drive can then be saved on your compu- ter. To do so, first save the file on the PC drive of the D32XD/ (7) Copy the imported audio file from the clipboard into D16XD’s hard disk, and then save that file onto your computer.

  • Page 97: Drive And Data Compatibility With The Digital Recording Studio Series, Using D16xd And D32xd Data

    (3) Select the Export command. D16XD backup data can be restored into the D32XD. Similar- Access the TRACK, “Export” tab page. ly, D32XD data can also be restored into the D16XD, but the following data will be ignored. (4) Select the export-destination drive.

  • Page 98: Drive, Partitioning The Hard Drive Into Separate Song Drives (partitions), Renaming A Song Drive

    1. Partitioning the hard drive Drive into separate song drives The D32XD/D16XD’s hard disk is divided into one, two or (Partitions) four song drives used to record and play back songs, and a PC drive used to exchange data with a personal computer.

  • Page 99: Checking The Hard Disk, Formatting The Hard Disk

    If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the formatting dialog box. process, it is possible that the D32XD/D16XD will no longer op- (2) Press one of the Area list buttons to specify the area erate correctly. If this occurs, please contact your Korg distributor.

  • Page 100: Exchanging Data With Your Computer, Erasing A Cd-rw Disc, Load System, Drive Capacity

    Intro and Break. This means that Intro, A+A’, B+B’, and Break are all occupying disk space. This lets you easily update the operating system of the D32XD/D16XD. For the update procedure, refer to “Upgrad- ing the system” ( p.95).

  • Page 101: Deleting The Undo Data, Sharing Event Data, Pc Drive

    To delete this undo data, either press the Clear button in the For details on the file names you can use, refer to “More “Undo/Redo” tab page ( p.147), or put the D32XD/D16XD about drives and files” ( p.173). in standby mode (shut down). After restarting, all undo data (3) To delete a file, select the file and press the Delete but-...

  • Page 102: Saving/loading, Macintosh Users (mac Os9.0.4 Or Later)

    Korg website (http:// Macintosh users (Mac OS9.0.4 or later) www.korg.com). (1) Use a USB cable to connect the D32XD/D16XD to your The computer screen will differ depending on your system. The computer. screens shown here are for Windows XP.

  • Page 103: Midi, Midi Connections, Midi Channel Settings, About The Midi Implementation Chart, Using Midi

    Synchronizing two D32XD or D16XD units D32XD/D16XD. Here’s how you can make two D32XD or D16XD units play MTC (MIDI Time Code): back in sync. One D32XD/D16XD will be the MTC master, The D32XD/D16XD can transmit or receive MTC mes- and the other will be the MTC slave.

  • Page 104: Using Midi To Control The Mixer

    ( “Using MIDI to control the mixer”). your external MIDI sequencer to control the D32XD/ D16XD mixer (4) Press the PLAY key of the slave D32XD/D16XD unit. An MMC message will be transmitted from the slave (1) Use a MIDI cable to connect the two devices.

  • Page 105: Upgrading The System, Downloading The Operating System, Upgrading Via Cd-rom/r/rw, Upgrading Via Usb

    Insert the media containing the system file into the CD-R/ RW drive. Upgrading via USB Use a USB cable to connect the D32XD/D16XD to your com- puter, and copy the system files to the D32XD [*D16XD] fold- er of the PC drive.

  • Page 106: Reference, Counter, Counter Display

    Reference 2. Information display radio buttons Counter These select the information that will be shown in the information display. Date Time: Calendar display, showing the current year/month/ Counter display date and time (hours and minutes). Free Time: Press the counter button, and select the desired counter dis- Displays the amount of recording time available on play method in the Time Disp Type dialog box.

  • Page 107: Rename, Editing A Name, Meter, Meter Trk View

    The Rename dialog box will appear, allowing you to displayed in this screen. edit the name. You can input a name of up to sixteen charac- D32XD Track View ters. Certain limitations apply to the backup or export filena- me ( p.174).

  • Page 108: Ch View, Channel Routing View

    • Recording location ( p.111, [*113]) • Solo on/off ( p.113) • EQ on/off, flat ( p.109) • Fader ( p.103, [*107]) • Level meter position ( p.97) • Group ( p.103) ..D32XD • Send ( p.112) • EQ ( p.109) D16XD Fader View Send and EQ parameters can also be edited using the Send and equalizer knobs and keys located at the right of the display.

  • Page 109: Mixer, D32xd, D16xd

    Press the menu button that contains the parameters you want to edit. To return to this page jump menu screen, press the MIXER key. D32XD a. INPUT/OUTPUT/CH ASSIGN button Opens the INPUT/OUTPUT/CH ASSIGN page mode screen (see below) b. PAIR button Opens the PAIR page mode screen ( p.102)

  • Page 110: A. Input/output/ch Assign, A-1. Channel Assign

    “Word Clock” tab page, the “Word Clock” frequency is the D16XD same as the sampling frequency of the current song. If “Change Sync source S/P DIF” is checked, the D32XD/ D16XD will stop operating if synchronization is interrupted during recording/playback or if the synchronization frequency changes.

  • Page 111: A-2. Sub Mixer 1–8, A-3. Sub Mixer 9–16, A-4. Sub Mixer 17–24

    Mixer 1–8.” playback. ( p.45) If the optional board is not installed, the message shown be- After completing a song on the D32XD/D16XD, you can syn- low will appear. chronize a sequencer to the D32XD/D16XD and use sub in- In the case of a 96 kHz/24-bit song, EQ is not available for sub puts to mix the sequenced sounds with the track playback of mixer 13–16.

  • Page 112: A-5. Adat Out Assign, D32xd, D16xd, B. Pair/group [*pair], B-1. Channel Pair

    24/CH25–32. Send, AUX 1/2/3/4 Send [*AUX 1/2 Send], ATT, REC/ Track1–8/Track9–16/Track17–24/Track25–32 PLAY, Group (only D32XD) Output the playback of tracks 1–8/tracks 9–16/tracks 17– Channels that are paired will be controlled by the knobs and faders 24/tracks 25–32 directly, without passing the signal of the odd-numbered channels.

  • Page 113: D32xd, B-2. Fader Group, B-3. Channel On Group, C. Fader/pan/automation, C-1. Fader Pan

    Fader groups. 3c-1. Fader Pan Since the D32XD has moving faders, the actual fader posi- tions will match the position of the fader icons in this tab page. If you select a fader in the screen and use the value dial or the +/–...

  • Page 114: C-2. Automation, C-3. Event List

    5a. Recording mode 3c-2. Automation Overwrite: Automation data will be overwritten from the point you begin playing/recording the song until You can turn automation on and record the realtime changes the point where you stop. If you do not record events, you make to the mixer settings while the song plays or all the previously-recorded events will be erased.

  • Page 115: C-4. Edit Scene

    5. Cut Press this button to open the Cut Event dialog box. The selected event will be cut (deleted) from the event list. However, the event itself will be temporarily saved in the edit buffer (clipboard). To execute the cut, press the Yes button. To cancel, press the No button.

  • Page 116: C-5. Scene Filter

    Effect return, MASTER fader, AUX levels, master EQ If you want to enable/disable scene parameters for all the scenes in a song, use the “SceneFilter” tab page. 4. Recall Recalls the settings that are registered in a scene. If you recall and edit a scene, press the OverWrite button to save your edits.

  • Page 117: C-6. Mixer View, D16xd, C-1. Fader Pan

    D16XD The EFF 1/2 Return button enables/disables the Return Level and Balance settings of the master effect 1/2. 3c-1. Fader Pan 3c-6. Mixer View 1. Post Fader level meters You can use the Mixer View screen to check the settings of a These indicate the post-fader levels.

  • Page 118: C-2. Edit Scene

    Select the mixer parameters that will be disabled. 3c-2. Edit Scene For the Fader, CH ON, Pan, EQ, EFF 1/2 sends and Aux 1/2 sends, you must also select which channels will have The mixer settings you adjust can be stored as a “scene” at a these parameters disabled.

  • Page 119: C-3. Scene Filter, C-4. Mixer View, D. Eq/phase/rec Eq/att/phase], D-1. Eq/att

    The EFF 1/2 Return button enables/disables the Return Level and Balance settings of the master effect 1/2. 1. CH D32XD [1…32] D16XD [1…16] Use the CH SELECT keys (or this edit cell) to select the channel whose equalizer settings you want to edit. This channel is linked with “CH”...

  • Page 120: D-2. Eq Library, D-3. Phase

    This set- ting lets you invert the phase to correct such situations. D32XD 1. EQ library list Press the screen to select an EQ library. The list shows the library number (P** are presets, U** are user) and library name.

  • Page 121: D-4. Master Eq, D32xd, D-5. Rec Send

    On the D32XD/D16XD, pin 2 is hot and pin 3 is cold ( p.7). With the pre-fader setting, the recording level will be the Set this to “R” if the connected audio device uses the opposite same as when the post-fader (PST) setting is used with the pin wiring.

  • Page 122: E. Send (eff/aux [*/rec]), E-1. Effect 1 Send, E-2. Effect 2 Send, E-3. Aux1 Send

    With the pre-fader setting, the signal is sent to the master ef- fect at the same level as when the post-fader (PST) setting is D32XD used with the fader level set to unity (0 dB). D32XD...

  • Page 123: E-5. Aux3 Send, D32xd, E-6. Aux4 Send, D16xd, E-5. Rec Send, F. Solo/monitor, F-1. Solo

    Use these buttons to turn the Solo function on (high- lighted) or off for each channel. When one of these but- tons is on, the D32XD/D16XD will automatically switch 1. PRE/PST to Solo mode, and the CH ON/SOLO key of that channel This specifies whether the signal will be recorded at the...

  • Page 124: F-2. Monitor, F-3. Cue Level

    5. ClearAll Turns all solo settings off. D32XD 3f-2. Monitor Here you can select the audio signals that will be output from the monitor output (MONITOR OUT L/R jacks) and head- phone output (PHONES jack).

  • Page 125: G. Analog Comp, G-1. Analog Compressor 1–8

    6. OUTGAIN [–20 dB…+20 dB] 3g. ANALOG COMP Adjusts the output level of the compressor. This lets you boost a level that was attenuated by compression. 7. ON Turns the compressor on for the selected channel. When on, part of the button will be highlighted. 3g-1.

  • Page 126: G-2. Analog Compressor 9–16, Effect, D32xd, Routing A

    You can assign a name of up to The D32XD lets you simultaneously use up to 24 insert ef- eight characters. fects, two master effects, and one final effect.

  • Page 127

    “sixteen sizes worth” of ef- fect programs. Techniques for assigning effects On the D32XD, effects assigned to the upper rows of effect cells will be given higher priority for being turned on. This means that depending on how programs are assigned, you...

  • Page 128: Routing B

    Insert effects that can be used simultaneously 4-2. Routing B The effect programs used by the D32XD’s effects are classi- fied as being different “sizes” according to the amount of This lists the effect programs and used for inserts 9–24, and DSP processing power they consume.

  • Page 129: Insert Eff

    This stores the effect program with its edited parameters and name. The user-writable effect programs of the D32XD are 128 user effect programs that can be used by songs on any song drive, and 32 song effect programs for each song.

  • Page 130: Master Eff1, Master Eff2

    2. Trim knob [0…100] 4-4. Master EFF1 With a setting of 100, the level will be the same as the input level. Master effects are used by adjusting the level of the signal be- If distortion is caused by an excessively high input level ing sent from each channel to the master effect in order to cre- when you apply the effect, use this parameter to lower ate overall depth and balance.

  • Page 131: Final Eff, D16xd, Effect Routing

    To select a program, use the value dial or press the Select button in the screen and choose from a list of effect programs by category. For details on the parameters and value, refer to D32XD “4- 1. Routing A”. 1. Effect program selection...

  • Page 132: Master Eff2, Insert Eff, Master Eff1, Final Eff

    When doing so, watch the DSP Power indicator as you choose the effect(s) to turn on or off. 4-2. Insert EFF Refer to D32XD “4-3. Insert EFF” ( p.119) 4-3. Master EFF1 Refer to D32XD “4-4. Master EFF1” ( p.120) 4-4. Master EFF2 Refer to D32XD “4-4.

  • Page 133: Cd Player, Cd Writer, Album Cd Project

    CD PLAYER CD WRITER 5-1. Album CD Project Album CD Project lets you create an audio CD using Disc At Once. The data will be written to the CD-R/RW as 16-bit/ 44.1 kHz data in audio CD format. The disc is written using the Disc At Once method, including fi- nalization.

  • Page 134

    Press Yes to confirm your settings (or No Cancel button to abort this process. to discard them) and return to the “Album CD” tab • When the image file has been created, the D32XD/ page. D16XD will begin writing the disc. This cannot be You cannot add a song whose master track contains no data.

  • Page 135: Cd Utility

    This button finalizes the disc. require more time. In order for a CD-R/RW disc created by the D32XD/ This operation cannot be performed on a CD-R disc. Data that D16XD to be played in an audio CD player, you must is erased by this operation cannot be recovered.

  • Page 136: System, Control, D32xd

    Insert effects 9–24 of the D32XD cannot be controlled even if you select an effect that has control functions. If the sensitivity is set too low, the D32XD will not detect that you have touched the fader knob. If the sensitivity is set too 4.

  • Page 137: Disk Utility, D16xd

    D16XD 3. Drive Info Here you can view information about the hard disk. 12.Fader/Knob Control [Match, Jump] When you press this button, the Drive Info dialog box After you have used the value dial (or the +/– keys) to will appear. Press the Exit button to return to the edit fader or pan values, or after scene settings have been “DiskUtility”...

  • Page 138

    6. USB Slave Mode recognized. This method will require more time. Places the D32XD/D16XD in USB Slave mode. When the D32XD/D16XD is in this mode, data can be transferred You cannot execute this on a CD-R disc. Erased data cannot between the D32XD/D16XD’s internal PC drive and...

  • Page 139: Edit Pc File, Backup

    This is data for each track, mixer settings, and effect set- tings. Since this data is in a proprietary Korg format, it cannot be played back or edited as audio data on any device other than the D32XD/D16XD, such as a computer. In order to play this data, you must Restore it into the D32XD/D16XD.

  • Page 140: Restore

    4. Restore destination 6-5. Restore This displays the restore-destination drive, and lets you select the song number. This operation restores song and user data that you previ- If you are restoring “1Song,” the data will be restored to ously saved using the Backup operation. the song number you select here.

  • Page 141: Word Clock, Midi/sync, Midi/mmc

    7-1. MIDI/MMC You may hear noise if synchronization cannot be achieved. Before On the D32XD/D16XD you can use MIDI to do the following you change these settings, please turn down the faders or turn things.

  • Page 142

    ID, and make the appropriate setting in “MMC Mode.” If this is set to 127, the D32XD/D16XD can transmit and re- ceive MMC commands to and from units of any device ID set- ting.

  • Page 143: Tempo, Setup

    4. Assign [CH Input, Master, Monitor] 8. TEMPO Here you can assign the output of the rhythm. CH Input: Here you can make settings for the tempo, time signature, Outputs the rhythm as a channel input source. and rhythm (metronome) of the song. Master: If the counter is displaying “MBT”...

  • Page 144: Tempo Map

    3e. Link All Map 8-2. Tempo Map If this is on, the tempo of all tempo map events will be edited simultaneously. You can set the tempo map to automatically change the tem- 3f. Beat [01/04…16/16] po, time signature, and rhythm pattern during recording or Specifies the time signature.

  • Page 145: Tempo Track, Song., Select Song

    If you are recording MIDI clock messages, recording will Press the OK button to confirm your selection. If you begin when the D32XD/D16XD receives MIDI clock mes- decide not to change drives, press the Cancel button. sages from your external MIDI sequencer.

  • Page 146: Edit Song

    Press the Yes button to execute the copy, or press the No button to cancel. When the copy operation is finished and the display indicates “Completed,” press the OK button. This Copy operation cannot be undone. 2a. Copy-destination song number cell 4a.

  • Page 147: Track, Virtual Track 1–32 [*1–16]

    For virtual tracks that contain data, one corner of the icon extended period, or if you are using the D32XD/D16XD will be folded down. in an environment where the power supply is unreliable.

  • Page 148: Master Track, Edit Track

    10-2. Master Track 10-3. Edit Track Here you can select a virtual track for the master track. This Here you can edit tracks. track will be used as the mixdown-destination track. This is Editing operations will apply to the currently selected tracks also the track that will be used when creating an audio CD.

  • Page 149

    You can use “Clip#” to copy from a track of a different song. For a 96 kHz/24-bit song, you can choose only up to tracks 1– For D32XD 48 kHz/24-bit or 44.1 kHz/24-bit songs, only tracks 1-16 can be selected. A2. Destination D32XD [1...32, ML, MR, 1-2...31-32,...

  • Page 150

    1-4...13-16, 1-8...9-16, 1-16, ALL] Select the insert destination track. For a 96 kHz/24-bit song, you can choose only up to tracks 1– For D32XD 48 kHz/24-bit or 44.1 kHz/24-bit songs, only tracks 1-16 can be selected. A2. Wave 5b. Preview playback buttons...

  • Page 151

    For D32XD 48 kHz/24-bit or 44.1 kHz/24-bit songs, only SwapTrk tracks 1-16 can be selected. This operation exchanges (swaps) the track data of the IN– A2. Wave OUT range of the swap source track (Source) with the track This displays the audio data of the track as a waveform.

  • Page 152

    1-4...13-16, 1-8...9-16, 1-16, ALL] Selects the track that will be optimized. For a 96 kHz/24-bit song, you can choose only up to tracks 1– For D32XD 48 kHz/24-bit or 44.1 kHz/24-bit songs, only tracks 1-16 can be selected. A2. Wave This displays the audio data of the track as a waveform.

  • Page 153

    D16XD [1...16, ML, MR, 1-2...15-16, MST] Select the expansion/compression source track. For a 96 kHz/24-bit song, you can choose only up to tracks 1– For D32XD 48 kHz/24-bit or 44.1 kHz/24-bit songs, only tracks 1-16 can be selected. A2. Destination D32XD [1...32, ML, MR, 1-2...31-32, MST]...

  • Page 154

    For a 96 kHz/24-bit song, you can choose only up to tracks 1– A1. Source D32XD [1...32, ML, MR, 1-2...31-32, For D32XD 48 kHz/24-bit or 44.1 kHz/24-bit songs, only MST, 1-4...29-32, 1-8...24-32, tracks 1-16 can be selected. 1-16, 17-32, 1-32, ALL] D32XD [1...32, ML, MR, 1-2...31-32,...

  • Page 155

    For a 96 kHz/24-bit song, you can choose only up to tracks 1– D32XD [1...32, ML, MR, 1-2...31-32, MST] A1. Destination For D32XD 48 kHz/24-bit or 44.1 kHz/24-bit songs, only tracks 1-16 can be selected. D16XD [1...16, ML, MR, 1-2...15-16, MST] Select the normalize-destination track.

  • Page 156: Import File

    10-4. Import File 4. Trk D32XD [1...32, ML, MR, 1-2...31-32, MST, Clip] An audio file from the D32XD/D16XD’s PC drive or CD-R/ D16XD [1...16, ML, MR, 1-2...15-16, MST, Clip] RW drive can be pasted into the beginning (location 0) of a Select the import-destination track.

  • Page 157: Export File, Undo

    The D32XD/D16XD preserves up to sixteen levels of record- ing and editing history, and lets you use the Undo function to revert to prior states. For this reason, old data that no longer exists in the tracks may still remain on the disk without being erased.

  • Page 158: Store, Scene, Mark, Scrub

    4. EditLoc 12. STORE When you press this button, the Edit Mark Location dia- log box will appear. Edit the location of the mark selected in the mark list, and press the Yes button to apply the This stores the current location so it can be saved as a loca- change.

  • Page 159: Loc1/in, ... Loc6

    You can move to a registered location by pressing the corresponding key. • In/Out points for loop playback ( p.68) D32XD • In/Out points for auto-punch recording ( p.66) • Editing points for track editing ( p.69) To register a location, press the STORE key and then press the desired LOC1–6 key.

  • Page 160: Enter, Mark Jump, Rec/play Mode

    The location that you register for the LOC5 key is used Threshold for the following purposes. • Locate point 5 PreTriggerTime • In Time of the D32XD’s “REC MODE” event Recording Stopped The location that you register for the LOC6 key is used Record-start location for the following purposes.

  • Page 161: Transport Keys

    REC. When you press this key, the and then playback will continue and then stop at the D32XD/D16XD will enter record-ready mode (key blink- post-roll point. ing), and recording will begin when you then press the 7.

  • Page 162: Effect Parameters, Algorithm List, Effect Program List

    Effect parameters Algorithm list Effect program list STEREO TYPE STEREO TYPE Category No. Name Size Category: Reverb&Delay Reverb&Delay 1 Reverb Hall 2 Smooth Hall No. Program Name Algorithm No. Name 3 Reverb Wet Plate 1 Reverb Hall 1 Reverb Hall 4 Reverb Dry Plate 2 Smooth Hall 2 Smooth Hall...

  • Page 163

    Category: Dynamics&Filter 45 Master CD 26 MultiBandLimiter 46 Remaster L.A 26 MultiBandLimiter No. Program Name Algorithm No. Name 47 Remaster Pop 26 MultiBandLimiter 83 Compressor 42 Mono Compressor 48 Remaster Dance 26 MultiBandLimiter 84 Limiter 43 Mono Limiter 49 Two Mix 60’s 26 MultiBandLimiter 85 Expander 44 Mono Expander...

  • Page 164: About The Effect Algorithms, Stereo-type, Category: Reverb&delay Reverb/delay-type Effects

    About the effect algorithms Category: Reverb&Delay The effect algorithms can be broadly divided into mono and Reverb/delay-type effects stereo types. For an insert effect, you can select a program that uses either These effects simulate acoustic ambience such as the rever- type of algorithm.

  • Page 165

    EQ Trim –15...+15dB Fb.LoDamp (Feedback Low Damp) THRU, 21Hz...8.00kHz Sets the equalizer trim level Sets the damping amount in the low range LEQ Gain (Pre LEQ Gain) –15...+15dB Fb.HiDamp (Feedback High Damp) 53Hz...20.0kHz, THRU Sets the gain of Low EQ Sets the damping amount in the high range HEQ Gain (Pre HEQ Gain) –15...+15dB...

  • Page 166

    LoDamp (Low Damp) THRU, 21Hz...8.00kHz Attack 0...1.00sec Sets the damping amount in the low range Sets the attack time of level control HiDamp (High Damp) 53Hz...20.0kHz, THRU Release 0...10.0sec Sets the damping amount in the high range Sets the release time of level control In Level (Input Level) 0...100% Offset...

  • Page 167: Category: Modulation Modulation-type Effects

    : LFO Shape Category: Modulation Changing the LFO waveform shape controls the peak sweep of flanging effects. Modulation-type effects : Feedback, : Dry:Wet The peak shape of the positive and negative “Feedback” value is different. The harmonics will be emphasized when the effect sound is mixed with the dry sound if you set a positive value 14: Stereo Chorus for both “Feedback”...

  • Page 168: Category: Dynamics&filter Dynamics/filter-type Effects

    If “Feedback Position” is set to Post (Dly), the sound that is fed Release 0...10.0sec back will not be sent through the pitch shifter again; this means Sets the release time for level control that if you raise the “Feedback” value, the pitch-shifted sound L-R Phase (LFO L-R Phase) –180...+180deg will repeat at that same pitch.

  • Page 169

    Polarity [+]Plus, [–]Minus 22: Stereo Limiter Inverts the control This effect applies the Limiter to the low range, mid range, Dry:Wet Dry, 1:99...99:1, Wet and high range of the input signal. You can control dynamics Sets the balance between the effect and dry sounds for each range to adjust the sound pressure of the low range, Waveform (LFO Waveform) Triangle, Sine, Saw...

  • Page 170: Category: Special Effect Special Effect

    HiDamp (High Damp) 53Hz...20.0kHz, THRU 26: Multiband Limiter Sets the damping amount in the high range This is a stereo multi-band limiter. It is ideal for mastering. ClickPoint 0...100 Sets the distance of the scratch from the warped area Hi.Thresh (High Band Threshold) –48.0...0.0dB WhiteLevel (White Noise Level) 0...100%...

  • Page 171: Monaural Type Effects, Category: Reverb&delay Reverb/delay-type Effects

    Monaural type effects L-R Phase (LFO L-R Phase) –180...+180deg Sets the LFO phase difference between the left and right L Delay (L Delay Time) 0...2.730sec (1.360sec) MONO TYPE Sets the left delay time Category No. Name Size R Delay (R Delay Time) 0...2.730sec (1.360sec) Reverb&Delay 31 Mono Reverb Hall...

  • Page 172

    34: Mono ER Category: Modulation Modulation-type effects Type Sharp, Loose, Modulated, Reverse Selects the decay curve for the early reflection ER Time 10...800msec 37: Mono Chorus Sets the time length of early reflection Predly (Pre Delay) 0...200msec *Speed (LFO Speed) 0.02...20.00Hz Sets the time taken from the original sound to the first early reflection...

  • Page 173

    Reso HiCut (Resonance High Cut) 53Hz...20.0kHz, THRU 43: Mono Expander Sets the resonance damping amount in the high range Type Blue, U-VB Threshold –48.0...0.0dB Selects the type of phaser Sets the level at which compression begins to apply Waveform (LFO Waveform) Triangle, Sine Ratio 1.00:1...20.0:1...

  • Page 174

    Dry:Wet Dry, 1:99...99:1, Wet NoiseLoCut (Noise Low Cut) THRU, 21Hz...8.00kHz Sets the balance between the effect and dry sounds Sets the low-cut frequency for the noise Waveform (LFO Waveform) Triangle, Sine, Saw NoiseHiCut (Noise High Cut) 53Hz...20.0kHz, THRU Selects LFO Waveform Sets the high-cut frequency for the noise LFO Speed 0.02...20.00Hz...

  • Page 175: Category: Multi Effect Multi Effect

    Mod (Modulation) 51: Mic Simulator ModType (Modulation Type) Chorus, Flanger, Tremolo This effect simulates a wide variety of microphones. You can Selects the modulation type also adjust the preamp. Speed (LFO Speed) 0.02...20.00Hz MicType (Microphone Type) Sets the LFO speed Vntg.Dy, Multi.Cn, Prcs.Cn, Whale, Vo.Cn, Vo.Tube, BDr.Dy Shape (LFO Shape) –100...+100%...

  • Page 176: Appendices, Troubleshooting, Power Does Not Turn On, Nothing Appears In The Display

    No sound page. ( p.51) Is the 1–16/17–32 key set correctly? ( p.10) Is the power of the D32XD/D16XD or a connected Could the Trim level be turned down in the EFFECT, device turned off? ( p.1) “InsertEFF” tab page?

  • Page 177: Faders Don't Work Or Don't Move, Can't Record, Can't Use Digital Input

    If the touch sensitivity is not adjusted correctly, the tion” to “CH-Input.” Then adjust the TRIM knobs as D32XD may not be able to detect that you’ve touched a high as possible without allowing the “CLP” indicator fader knob, or may falsely detect that you’ve touched a to appear in the level meter.

  • Page 178: A Key Does Not Function When Pressed, Rhythm, Can't Edit Pan, Eq, Or Send

    D32XD/D16XD match the MIDI channel fader knob. of the transmitting MIDI device? ( p.131) If the touch sensitivity is not set correctly, the D32XD Is the effect program’s Ctrl setting turned on? ( p.121) may falsely detect that you’re touching a fader even if you are not.

  • Page 179: Cd-r/rw, Midi, Audio Files, Adat

    ( p.131) 146) The D32XD/D16XD does not synchronize as a slave If the D32XD/D16XD is set as an MTC slave, it may take several seconds for synchronization to occur. Do the Frame Rate settings match? ( p.131) Computer does not recognize the D32XD/D16XD If you are using MTC to synchronize, the MIDI se- Is the USB cable connected correctly? ( p.13)

  • Page 180: Various Messages

    Cannot have more than 100 Songs. cause “Disk too busy.” messages to appear. In this case, elimi- You cannot exceed maximum of 100 songs on one song nate the problem by relocating the D32XD/D16XD before you ex- drive. ecute the Check Drive operation.

  • Page 181

    Make sure that the external device is correctly connected Not enough Memory. to the D32XD/D16XD. The current recording or track editing operation would Make sure that the optical digital cable is not faulty. exceed the amount of memory space available.

  • Page 182: Serious Error Messages

    Fatal: “****” This format is not supported. This will appear if a problem or malfunction has The inserted disc is in a format that the D32XD/D16XD occurred on the D32XD/D16XD. is unable to read. If this type of message appears, write down the contents of “****”...

  • Page 183: Drives, Cd-r/rw Drive, Pc (usb) Drive

    The above folders and setting files are created when you format To prevent additional data from being written, finalize the PC (USB) drive on the D32XD/D16XD. Do not format the PC (USB) drive from your computer. the disc.

  • Page 184: Audio Cds, Playing An Audio Cd, Creating An Audio Cd, Files, Writing

    Files Audio CDs and files Writing Audio CDs You can write the following files from the D32XD/D16XD to the internal drive. • Backup files (data specific to the D32XD/D16XD) Playing an audio CD • WAV files Use CD, CD Player to play back an audio CD.

  • Page 185: Loading

    file will be created. If it contains four or more tracks, WAV-format audio files the corresponding number of monaural files will be You can load these files into the D32XD/D16XD by perform- created. ing the Import operation. Filenames for audio data...

  • Page 186: Installing The Options, Please Read This Before You Begin Installation, Before You Begin Working

    Before you begin working ■ Did you disconnect the power cable? Please read this before you begin instal- You must turn off the main power switch of the D32XD/ D16XD, and then disconnect the power cable. lation ■ Has 30 minutes passed since you turned off the...

  • Page 187: Aib-8) And 8-channel Analog Compressor Board (acb-8)

    16 channels. Installation procedure 1. You will need a Philips (+) screwdriver. 2. Turn off the power of the D32XD/D16XD, and discon- nect all cables. The interior of the D32XD/D16XD reaches high temperatures during operation. Before you perform this operation, turn off the power and wait at least 30 minutes for the interior to cool down.

  • Page 188: Installing The Adat I/o Board (dib-8)

    Installing the ADAT I/O board (DIB-8) Parts of the DIB-8 and their functions An ADAT I/O board (DIB-8) can be installed in the D32XD/ D16XD to add eight channels and word clock in/out of dig- ital input. Installation procedure 1. You will need a Philips (+) screwdriver.

  • Page 189: Cautions When Replacing The Calendar Battery, Replacing The Calendar Battery

    (used to prevent damage to the keys and knobs, as shown in step 3 below). 2. Turn off the power of the D32XD/D16XD, and discon- nect all cables. 3. As shown in the illustration below, place stacks of mag- azines at the four corners to prevent damage to the D32XD/D16XD’s knobs and keys, and place the D32XD/...

  • Page 190: Setting The Calendar Clock

    Perform the following procedure before you first use the D32XD/D16XD for the first time, after you have replaced the calendar battery ( p.179), or if you need to change the calen- dar date and time for any other reason.

  • Page 191: Checking After Installation, Checking The Internal Cd-r/rw Drive

    If the CD-R/RW drive icon fails to appear after the D32XD/ pears in the LCD screen when you turn on the power.

  • Page 192: Main Sections

    Meas/Beat/Tick ■ Main sections <MIDI functionality> MIDI functionality: Mixer control, effect control, <Recorder section> MMC transmission/reception, Number of tracks: D32XD MTC transmission/reception, 272 tracks (including virtual tracks) MIDI Clock transmission Simultaneous playback 32 tracks, <Mixer section> simultaneous recording 8 tracks @ 48 kHz/44.1 kHz, 16-bit...

  • Page 193

    Connectors: XLR-3-31 type (+48 V phantom power, Power consumption: switchable), 1/4" TRS phone jack (balanced) D32XD: 98 W Input impedance: 4 k (XLR-3-31), 10 k (TRS phone jacks) 120 W (AIB-8, ACB-8, DIB-8 is installed) D16XD: 56 W Nominal level: –60 dBu to –12 dBu @ TRIM=max.

  • Page 194

    Slave, USB 1.1 compliant Supported OS: Window Me, Windows 2000 or later Mac OS 9.0.4 or later * If using the D32XD/D16XD with Windows 98, please refer to the Korg website or contact your Korg distributor. <ADAT INPUT/OUTPUT> * If the ADAT I/O board (DIB-8) is installed...

  • Page 195: Various Lists, Rhythm Pattern List

    Various lists Rhythm Pattern List For 96 kHz/24-bit songs, you can select only (Blank), Metro, and HiHat. For Beat settings other than 3/4, 4/4, and 6/8, only (Blank), Metro, and HiHat can be selected. For Beat settings of 3/4, 4/4, and 6/8, the following rhythm patterns can be selected in addition to (Blank), Metro, and HiHat. [I], [F], and [E] indicate Intro, Fill, and Ending patterns.

  • Page 196: Comp Program List, Eq Library List, Name Library List, Demo Song List

    Studio ORGAN STUDIO Event EVENT Count COUNT Demo Song List D32XD D16XD “Feelin’ Free” 001: Feelin’ Free 001: Innocense Composed, arranged and performed by: Larry Dunn (Malaya Music), Foley (Foley’s Music) and 002: Take Me Away 002: Take Me Away Sheldon Reynolds (Reyshel Music) copyright 2003 “Innocense”, “Take Me Away”...

  • Page 197: Glossary

    Digital input/output continued to a different pre-specified location. Inputting or outputting audio data in digital form. The D32XD/D16XD comes with S/P DIF input/output as Automation standard, but you can install an optional ADAT I/O card A function that records and reproduces the operations or (DIB-8) to support ADAT input/output as well.

  • Page 198

    To prepare a storage medium (such as a hard disk) so that data can be written to it. On the D32XD/D16XD, refers to two effects that are applied to signals sent from the effect sends of each track. Frame rate The output of each master effect is sent to the master bus.

  • Page 199

    MIDI Clock Phantom power A MIDI message used to synchronize the tempo between +48V power supply provided via a mic cable in order to electronic musical instruments. Each beat is divided into power condenser microphones. 24 clock messages. Phase Mix down The phase of a signal.

  • Page 200

    The current state of a track (e.g., recording or playing). AUX OUT 1 and 2 jacks, and REC sends that are sent to Track/trk/tr the recorder tracks. The D32XD adds AUX OUT 3 and 4. Something that can record, store, and play back an indi- Sequencer vidual audio signal.

  • Page 201

    The filename extension for a Wave file, the audio file for- mat used mainly on Windows computers. Word clock A synchronization signal that unifies the timing at which digital audio data is transferred. If two or more devices are digitally connected, failure to synchronize the word clock will cause noise to be heard in the digital audio, or even make it impossible to transfer the digital audio sig- nal.

  • Page 202: Index

    Index Track name PC (USB) Channel Assign Drive capacity Channel EQ Drive Info Input Track ACB-8 Channel faders Edit ADAT I/O board Channel Pair Event ADAT OUT Channel Routing View Track ADAT Out Assign Check Drive Edit PC File Adjusting the volume Checking the hard disk Edit Scene AIB-8...

  • Page 203

    Locate Locate keys Fade Track Name Locate point Mark Fader Scene Location Channel Song MASTER Loop Song drive Playback Fader Group Track Recording Fader Pan Name Library FadeTrk Name Library List Features Normalize Track Macintosh FF key NormalizeTrk Main power switch File Audio Manual punch-in/out...

  • Page 204: Specifications

    Redo Scene SubMix1–8 SubMix1724 Rename Sub input SubMix9–16 Replacing the battery Sub Mixer TempoMap Re-recording Sub Mixer 1–8 TempoTrk Restore Sub Mixer 17–24 Undo/Redo Restoring backed-up data Sub Mixer 9–16 Vtr1–16 Vtr1–32 Reverse Track Swap Track WordClock ReverseTrk Swap Whole Track Tap tempo REW key SwapTrk...

  • Page 205: Block Diagram

    Block diagram...

  • Page 207: Midi Implementation Chart

    *10:Only for D32XD Mode 1 : OMNI ON, POLY Mode 2 : OMNI ON, MONO : Yes Mode 3 : OMNI OFF, POLY Mode 4 : OMNI OFF, MONO : No Consult your local Korg distributor for more information on MIDI IMPLEMENTATION.

  • Page 208

    Please also retain your receipt as proof of purchase otherwise your product may be disqualified from the manufacturer’s or distributor’s warranty. KORG INC. 15 - 12, Shimotakaido 1 - chome, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, Japan. 2003 KORG INC. 1510 CTH Printed in Japan...

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