Incorrect operation or malfunction may cause the
contents of memory to be lost, so we recommend that
you save important data on a CD or other media. Please
be aware that Korg will accept no responsibility for any
damages which may result from loss of data.
Also, when digitally recording copyrighted audio
material from a DAT or CD etc., you must obtain
permission for use. Please be aware that Korg will accept
no responsibility for any copyright violations which may
occur through your use of this product.
This professional device is intended only for use
with works for which you yourself own the
copyright, for which you have received permission
from the copyright holder to publicly perform,
record, broadcast, sell, and duplicate, or in
connection with activities which constitute "fair use"
under copyright law. If you are not the copyright
holder, have not received permission from the
copyright holder, or have not engaged in fair use of
the works, you may be violating copyright law, and
may be liable for damages and penalties. If you are
unsure about your rights to a work, please consult a
copyright attorney. KORG TAKES NO
RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INFRINGEMENT
COMMITTED THROUGH USE OF KORG
Korg OASYS Notice: Use of GPL and
This product uses the Linux kernel and some GNU
utilities. This software is licensed by its copyright holder
according to the GNU GPL (General Public License).
The Korg OASYS software contained in this product is
dynamically linked with some software libraries subject
to the LGPL (Lesser GPL) license.
Copies of the GPL and LGPL licenses, as well as the
source code for the software covered under those
licenses, are provided on the included CD‐ROM titled
OASYS Restore CD 1/4, in the folder named "src."
The complete list of software covered under the GPL,
LGPL, and other free or open‐source licenses which are
used in the OASYS, including the above software, is
included in the same folder.
• These files are provided in accordance with the spirit
of free software, and are not required in order to use
• You cannot access these files directly from the
OASYS. To read them, you will need to use a separate
computer running Windows, MacOS, Linux, or any
other operating system capable of reading standard
text files and tar, gzip, and bzip2 archives.
The Korg OASYS software is copyright Korg Inc., and is
independent of Linux. Its use is covered by the Korg
OASYS Software License, described elsewhere in the
documentation. The GPL license does not apply to this
software, and its source code is not provided.
Korg accepts no responsibility for any direct or
consequential damages that may occur due to the use of
or the inability to use any of the system software
including the above software.
Linux is a trademark or registered trademark of Linus
Torvalds in the United States and in other countries.
(Kay Algorithmic Realtime Music Architecture)
Technology has been licensed from Stephen Kay, and is
protected by U.S. Patents 5,486,647, 5,521,327, 6,084,171,
6,087,578, 6,103,964, 6,121,532, 6,121,533, 6,326,538,
6,639,141, and 7,169,997. Other patents pending.
and the KARMA Logo are registered trade‐
marks, and Generated Effect™ (GE), Melodic Repeat™,
Direct Index™, Manual Advance™, SmartScan™, Freeze
Randomize™, Random Capture™, Random FF/REW™
and Scene Matrix™ are trademarks of Stephen Kay,
Karma Lab LLC. This manual copyright © 1994‐2004 by
KORG Inc. and Stephen Kay. All rights reserved.
* Screen shots from the KARMA software that appear
throughout this guide are © 1994‐2004 by Stephen Kay,
Karma Lab LLC. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
* KARMA Technology can be located on the internet at:
* This product was developed under license of physical
modeling tone generator patents (http://www.sondius‐
xg.com) owned by Stanford University USA and Yamaha
* Company names, product names, and names of formats
etc. are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their