command with IFXs, MFXs, and TFXs checked, and
Multi REC Standby checked. For more information,
see "Copy from Combination" on page 584 of the
Content that is copied from a program:
The same content will be copied as when you
execute the "Copy From Program" page menu
command with IFXs, MFXs, and TFXs checked, To:
set to MIDI Track01, with KARMA checked, and
To: set to KARMA Module A.
5. The OASYS will automatically enter record‐ready
mode, and the metronome will begin sounding
according to the Metronome setting (Sequencer 0–
6. Press the START/STOP switch to begin realtime
recording. When you've finished recording, press
the START/STOP switch once again. (See
"Recording MIDI in real‐time" on page 91.)
Realtime recording using the KARMA
function (single-track recording)
In the following example, we'll use the KARMA
function to record a drum pattern on track 1.
1. Select the desired drum program for track 1 as
described in the procedure for realtime‐recording
a track and for preparing to record (see p.91).
Also make any other necessary settings for
recording, such as setting "Track Select" to T01.
2. Access the Sequencer P7: KARMA– GE Setup/Key
Make MIDI I/O settings for the KARMA modules so
that KARMA module A will play track 1 (See
"KARMA function settings in Combination mode"
on page 210).
For KARMA module A, set the "Input Channel"
and "Output Channel" to 01 and 01 respectively.
Setting them to Tch and Tch will have the same
result. For more information, see "7–1c: MIDI I/O"
on page 431 of the Parameter Guide.
As specified by the MIDI track's MIDI Channel
setting and the KARMA module's Out Channel
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setting, the MIDI track played by the KARMA
module is displayed in red.
3. Select a GE for KARMA module A, and set its
You are free to select a GE and make settings as
desired, but in this example we'll use the "Copy
KARMA Module" page menu command to copy all of
the program's KARMA function settings. This is an
easy way to set up and record the phrase or pattern
that the program's KARMA function is generating.
1. Use the page menu button located in the top left of
the screen to display the page menu, and choose
"Copy KARMA Module."
Specify the copy‐source program. Turn on (check)
"GE RTP Control Settings & Scenes" and "Perf. RTP
& Panel Settings." Press OK to execute the copy.
The settings of the KARMA REALTIME
CONTROLS sliders, switches, and scenes will be
copied to Module Control A.
2. Press the KARMA ON/OFF switch to turn on the
When you play the keyboard, the KARMA function
will generate a drum pattern just as it did for the
3. Use the SEQUENCER REC/WRITE switch and the
START/STOP switch to realtime‐record on track 1.
(See "Recording MIDI in real‐time" on page 91)
You can operate the KARMA REALTIME
CONTROLS sliders/switches and the SCENE
switches while recording, and the changes in the
pattern or sound that occur will be recorded just as
The song tempo and the KARMA function tempo
cannot be set independently.
4. If you want the KARMA module to be in
synchronization with the sequencer during
recording, check the "Quantize Trigger" option.
Access the Sequencer P7: KARMA– Module
KARMA function settings