GE (Generated Effect) selection
Just as for a program, you can use the "GE Select" field
to select the GE used by each module. (See "KARMA
function settings in Combination mode" on page 210)
KARMA function settings
This section explains how to make settings for the
KARMA function in each mode. For details on how to
perform using the KARMA function, see "Performing
with KARMA" on page 200.
KARMA function settings in Program
In Program mode you can use only one KARMA
module (module A). KARMA function settings for a
program are made in the various pages of Program P7:
KARMA. Here we will explain how to use the major
parameters, such as selecting a GE. For other
parameters, see "Program P7: KARMA" on page 100 of
the Parameter Guide.
Switching the KARMA function on/off
Each time you press the KARMA ON/OFF switch, the
KARMA function will be turned on or off. When on,
the switch LED will be lit.
The on/off status is saved when you write the program.
Selecting a GE
Here's how to select the GE used by the KARMA
1. Access the Program P7: KARMA– GE Setup/Key
2. Press "Load GE Options" to access the dialog box,
turn Auto RTC Setup on, and check the User RTC
Model and Reset Scenes options.
KARMA module parameter settings
For details on editing KARMA module parameters, see
"KARMA function settings in Combination mode" on
"Load GE Options" specifies whether the settings of
the KARMA CONTROLS sliders and KARMA
SWITCHES settings will be automatically set,
initialized, or maintained when you select a GE.
In this example, we've opted to automatically set
the slider and switch functions to the standard
settings for the RTC Model of the selected GE, so
that you'll be able to control the phrase or pattern
3. Use "GE Select" to select the GE used by the
Use "Tempo" to set the tempo of the pattern or
phrase generated by the GE.
Use "KARMA T.Sig" to specify the time signature of
the pattern or phrase generated by the GE. If you
select GE/TS the time signature specified by the GE
will be used; with any other setting, the time
signature will change temporarily.
The OASYS provides numerous preset GEs that can
be used for a wide range of instruments, playing
techniques, and musical styles.
"Category Select" shows the category of the GE
that's selected for the KARMA module. All GEs are
organized by category. You can press "Category
Select" to open the Category/GE Select screen, and
choose a GE by category and sub‐category (see "GE
Category Select" on page 8 of the Parameter Guide).
Copying KARMA function settings from
You can use the "Copy KARMA Module" page menu
command to copy the KARMA function settings (EG
selection, KARMA module parameter settings, etc.)
from another program.
1. Press the page menu button to open the page
menu, and choose "Copy KARMA Module."