EasyStart CX-3 Modeled Combo Organ Main Features • Tone Wheel Organ modeling system that perfectly reproduces a tone wheel organ’s sound-producing mechanism • Modeled parameters include leakage, key click (on and off), vintage and clean tone wheel simulations, adjustable overtones, proper foldback characteristics •...
Making connections Connect the CX-3’s L and R outputs to a stereo monitoring system, or plug in headphones to the headphone jack, located on the left front edge. Connect the included OXP-1 expression pedal (or any compatible expression/CV pedal) to the appropriate jack on the rear panel.
The CX-3 features two types of preamp sounds… Type 1 models the classic tonewheel organ through a rotary speaker. Type 2 models the classic British Rock sound of a tonewheel organ run through both a rotary speaker and a tube guitar amplifier. For a couple examples of the Type 2 sound, try Presets A7 – DS Balls!, B7 –...
The Rotary Stop function can be assigned to a second PS-2 footswitch on a per-Program basis, for hands-free Rotary control! Editing the Drawbar settings of a Program: “ Press the [EDIT] key, then press key #2. The Display reads “UPPER” and shows a graph of the programmed drawbar levels.
Using another keyboard as the ‘Lower Manual’ …Taking advantage of the two independent tone generators: Using a short MIDI cable, connect the MIDI Out of any MIDI keyboard/controller to the MIDI In of the CX-3 and set its MIDI channel to Ch. 2. The parameter for the MIDI Channel of the CX-3’s Lower tone generator defaults to Ch 2, but it can be set to any channel: Press GLOBAL, then press key #4, and CURSOR [>] four times until the display reads “MIDI Lower Rx ch:”.