Sampling (Open Sampling System)
In this example we'll explain how you can use Auto
Sampling Setup to make the settings described above
in the preceding section.
1. Carry out steps 1 and 2 described in the preceding
2. Press the Audio Input/Sampling tab to access the
P0: Play– Audio Input/Sampling page.
3. Choose the Auto Sampling Setup page menu
command. A dialog box will open.
4. Make the following settings in the dialog box.
"Resample Program Play": On
This makes the appropriate settings for resampling
your playing on a program.
"Save to": RAM
The resampled data will be written into RAM
"Convert to Program": On
"Program": as desired
After resampling, the data will automatically be
converted into the program number you specified in
5. Press the OK button to execute the command.
The OASYS will make the appropriate settings for
6. Resample your playing as described in steps 4 and
5 of the preceding section.
7. Listen to the sound you resampled.
Access the Program P0: Play– Main page. Press the
MODE PROGRAM switch, then the EXIT switch,
and then the Main tab in the upper line of the LCD
Select the program you specified for "Program" in
the dialog box.
Play the C2 key and you will hear the sound you
Mixing a KARMA-generated drum phrase
with a live guitar input, and sampling the
Here's how you can resample KARMA together with
an external audio input source.
In this example, we will explain how a guitar
connected to the AUDIO INPUT jack can be played
along to a drum phrase played by the OASYS, and how
both can be sampled together.
Sampling can be performed in a similar way in
Combination and Sequencer modes as well as in
1. Press the MODE PROGRAM switch to enter
Program mode, and select the drum program that
you want to resample.
2. Turn the KARMA function on (KARMA ON/OFF
switch lit), play the keyboard, and verify that the
drum phrase plays.
Turn LATCH on. Press the LATCH switch to make it
Also adjust the tempo "q" as desired.
3. Press the KARMA ON/OFF switch to turn off the
4. Connect your guitar to the rear panel AUDIO
INPUT 1 jack.
Press the AUDIO INPUT MIC/LINE switch inward
to select the LINE position, and set the LEVEL knob
at about the center.
If you connect a guitar with passive pickups (i.e., a
guitar that does not contain a preamp), you will be
unable to sample it at the correct level because of the
impedance mismatch. Such guitars should be
routed through a preamp or an effect unit.
5. Press the Sampling tab to access the P0: Play–
Audio Input/Sampling page.
Make the following settings.
– Audio Input –
Use Global Setting: Off
Bus Select (IFX/Indiv.): L/R
Pan: as desired
REC Bus: Off
The input from AUDIO INPUT 1 will be sent to the
– RECORDING LEVEL–
Recording Level: 0.0
This is the default setting for resampling.
– Sampling Setup –
Source Bus: L/R
The sound sent to the L/R bus will be sampled.
Trigger: Sampling START SW
Press the SAMPLING REC switch to enter record‐
standby mode. Then press the SAMPLING
START/STOP switch to start sampling.
Metronome Precount: 4
When you press the SAMPLING REC switch to
enter record‐standby mode and then press the
SAMPLING START/STOP switch to start sampling,
a four‐beat count will sound, and then recording
will begin. (The metronome will not sound during
Save to: RAM
The sample will be recorded to RAM memory.