Korg D3200 Owner's Manual

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    Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Read these instructions. • Keep these instructions. • Heed all warnings. • Follow all instructions. • Do not use this apparatus near water. • Mains powered apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.

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    Incorrect operation or malfunction may cause the contents of memory to be lost, so we recommend that you save impor- tant data on a CD or other media. Please be aware that Korg will accept no responsibility for any damages which may re- sult from loss of data.

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    • Do not bend or drop a disc. Responsibility for loss of data Korg Corporation will accept no responsibility for any dam- ages (direct or indirect, whether sustained by the customer or by a third party) resulting from loss of or damage to data written on a CD-R or CD-RW disc.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Cautions when using the CD-R/RW drive ... iv Printing conventions in this manual ... iv Introduction ... 1 Included items...1 Before using the D3200 for the first time ... 1 Power on/off ...1 Setting the calendar ...2 Connection example...3 Main features ... 4 Parts and their function ...

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    Moving to the beginning/end of the song ... 38 Moving to the beginning of the song ... 38 Moving to the end of the song ... 38 Using the Locate keys to move... 38 Assigning locations to the Locate keys ... 38 Moving to a location registered to a Locate key ...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Exporting multiple audio files ...88 3. Drive and data compatibility with the Digital Recording Studio series ... 88 Using D32XD and D16XD data ...88 Using D3200 data on a different model...88 Using data from a different model on the D3200 ...88...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Macintosh users (Mac OS9.0.4 or later)... 93 MIDI...94 1. MIDI connections ...94 MIDI channel settings... 94 2. MIDI messages used by the D3200 ...94 About the MIDI implementation chart ... 94 3. Using MIDI...94 Controlling the D3200 from a MIDI sequencer...

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    4-3. Master EFF1...115 4-4. Master EFF2...116 4-5. Final EFF ...116 5. SEND... 116 6. EQ... 116 7. PAN ... 116 8. SONG ... 117 9. SYSTEM/MIDI ... 119 9-1. Control ...119 9-2. Disk Utility ...120 9-3. Edit PC File...122 9-4. Backup ...123 9-5.

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    More about drives and files...171 Drives...171 CD-R/RW drive ... 171 PC (USB) drive... 171 Audio CDs and files...172 Audio CDs... 172 Playing an audio CD... 172 Creating an audio CD... 172 Files... 172 Writing... 172 Loading... 173 Specifications ...174 Main sections ... 174 Principal specifications...

  • Page 11: Introduction, Included Items, Power On/off

    CD-R/RW drive. When turning the power on and off, follow the procedures shown below. Before you turn on the power, make sure that the power cable is firmly plugged into the D3200 and into an AC outlet.

  • Page 12: Setting The Calendar

    Perform the shutdown process when you have finished all activities such as playback or recording. If you will not be using the D3200 for an extended period of time, turn off the main power switch on the back of the D3200.

  • Page 13: Connection Example

    Keyboard Cautions when making digital connections If any of the synchronization settings of the D3200 do not match those of the connected device, noise may occur. Turn down the faders or minimize the volume of your monitor speakers before you change settings.

  • Page 14: Main Features

    ♦ XLR input jacks with +48V phantom power, analog inputs, dedicated guitar input jack, and digital connectors To maximize the benefit of the D3200’s full-digital processing, all of the analog inputs use high-per- formance balanced preamps. The eight +48V phantom-powered XLR input jacks contain high-performance mic preamps. Each of the phantom power supplies can be switched on/off individually, so you are free to mix con- denser mics and dynamic mics.

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    The USB connector makes it easy to exchange data with your computer. You can connect the D3200 to your computer and partition a 2, 4, or 8 GB area of the D3200’s hard drive as a PC drive for shar- ing data.

  • Page 16: Parts And Their Function, Top Panel

    Parts and their function Top panel 1 INPUT 1, INPUT 2...INPUT 12 jacks Connect mic or line sources (such as keyboards) to these input jacks. Both XLR jacks and balanced 1/4" TRS phone jacks are provided. You may also connect unbalanced phone plugs to the 1/4" jacks. You can use either XLR connectors or TRS phone connectors for INPUT 1 through 8.

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    SOLO function. You can select the solo source in MIXER, SOLO/MONITOR, “Solo” tab page. These jacks are primarily used to connect the D3200 to an external recording device. These jacks provide an analog version of the audio being sent to the S/P DIF OUT jack.

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    13 1–16 key, 17–32 key Use these keys to select whether the channel faders, channel keys, and LCD screen will be used to operate channels 1–16 or channels 17–32. The key you select will light. 14 REC/PLAY key Turn this key on (lit) and use the channel keys to switch each channel of the track recorder between record and playback status.

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    24 METER key This key accesses a screen that shows the audio lev- els of the song, the presence or absence of audio events, and a list of virtual tracks. You can also switch this to a “FaderView” that lets you change the position at which the level meters are inserted, or check the fader or pan positions.

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    Never subject the D3200 to vibration or impact while this HDD/CD indicator is lit. 41 ON key, standby indicator Pressing this key will turn the D3200 power on/off. When the standby indicator is lit, pressing the ON key will turn the D3200 on.

  • Page 21: Rear Panel

    This turns the main power on/off. When the Main power switch is turned on, the D3200 will be in the standby mode. In the standby mode, pressing the ON key will turn the D3200 on. While the D3200 is operating, hold the ON key to access the Power Off dialog box and select Yes to shutdown the D3200 and return to the standby mode.

  • Page 22: About The Cd-r/rw Drive

    USB peripheral devices such as external hard disks and CD-R/RW drives cannot be connected to the D3200. About the CD-R/RW drive The D3200’s front panel contains a CD-R/RW drive that you can use to backup and restore data, im- port and export WAV audio files, and to play or write audio CDs.

  • Page 23: Items And Functions In The Lcd Screen

    Items and functions in the LCD screen Use the ClickPoint to move the pointer (p) to a button or icon displayed in the LCD screen. Then press the center of the ClickPoint to select that button or icon. In many operations, you can use the pointer (p) to select the item or parameter to be edited or saved, such as the page, parameter value, or song name.

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    When you’ve finished selecting a parameter or editing a value, press the front panel YES key or NO key to close the dialog box and return to the previous tab page. You can also close the dialog box by clicking the Yes (or OK) button or No (or Cancel) button in the LCD screen.

  • Page 25: Basic Operation

    Basic operation 1. Selecting the page mode If you want to edit a setting or function while watching it in the LCD screen, you’ll need to press a key to access the page mode that contains that function. The MIXER key and CD key will display a page jump menu in the LCD screen;...

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    Send and equalizer When you’re in a tab page where you can edit parameters, or if you’ve pressed the SEND key or EQ key to access the tab page, you can use the Knob Matrix to edit the parameters or values. Editing effects When the effect parameter knobs are shown in the LCD screen, or if you’ve pressed the EFFECT key to access the tab page, you can use the Knob Matrix...

  • Page 27: Examples Of Operation

    Examples of operation You can use the sixteen control knobs of the Knob Matrix in the following tab pag- es. In pages where there are seventeen or more knob icons, you can hold down the JUMP key and use the cursor keys to switch between groups of sixteen knobs for editing.

  • Page 28: Quick Start, Step 1: Preparations, Connections, Turn The D3200 On

    D3200 on, and how to listen to the demo songs. Step 2: Quick recording This step will cover how to connect a guitar, keyboard, or mic to the D3200, how to record your performance on to a track, and how to play back the recording and listen to the results.

  • Page 29: Listen To The Demo Song

    3. Listen to the demo song When it ships from the factory, the D3200 contains pre-recorded demo songs. This section explains how to listen to one of the demo songs. (1) Press the SONG key. (2) Make sure that the demo song is shown in the upper part of the screen.

  • Page 30: Step 2: Quick Recording, Create A New Song, Name The Song

    Step 2: Quick recording 1. Create a new song In order to begin recording, you must first create a new song. (1) Press the SONG key to access the SONG page. (2) Click the New button. The New Song dialog box will appear. In the “Select New Song Type”...

  • Page 31: Inputs, Connect Mics And Instruments To The Input Jacks

    TRS balanced phone jacks. Additionally, some microphones require phantom power from the mixer. Each of the D3200’s XLR inputs are equipped with switchable phantom power supplies. Be sure and choose the right connection for your micro- phone.

  • Page 32: Assign The Inputs To Channels

    Assign the inputs to channels Each of the inputs needs to be assigned to a channel. First, let’s assign the guitar input to channel 1. (1) Call up the input assignment page. Press the MIXER key, and then click the page jump menu CH INPUT/SubMixer button to access the “Ch Assign”...

  • Page 33: Adding Eq And Effects, Applying Eq To The Input Sound

    If you want to record without any further processing, proceed to “5. Recording.” If you want to use each inputs’s 4-band parametric EQ and/or apply the D3200’s internal effects as you record, read the following sections: “Applying EQ to the input sound” and “Applying effects to the input sound.”...

  • Page 34: Applying Effects To The Input Sound

    EQ as described in step (3). The D3200 allows you to “pair” adjacent pairs of channels (odd, even). If you pair the two keyboard channels, the EQ settings you make for one channel will also be applied to the other channel as well, so you do not need to EQ each channel separately.

  • Page 35: Recording, Preparations For Recording

    (2) Select the recording status. On the D3200, the recording signal of each channel can be sent from either Before (PRE) the fader, or after the fader (PST). Press the SEND key, and in the “RecSend” tab page, make sure that the channel you’re recording is set to PRE.

  • Page 36: Start Recording, Playback

    (1) Set the D3200 to record-ready. Press the REC key (the key will blink). (2) Press the PLAY key. The D3200 will begin recording, both the REC and PLAY keys will light. (3) Begin playing your instrument. (4) When you have finished playing, press the STOP key to stop recording (the keys will go dark).

  • Page 37: Step 3: Overdubbing, Recording, Preparations For Recording, Start Recording, Playback

    (→p.37 “2. Location”). Start recording (1) Set the D3200 to record-ready. Press the REC key (the key will blink). (2) Press the PLAY key. recording will begin (REC and PLAY keys will light).

  • Page 38: Step 4: Mixdown And Mastering, Channels, Applying Eq To Each Channel/track

    EQ and the final effect to enhance the overall tone and dynamic character of your song to create a finished mas- ter; this process is called “mastering.” On the D3200, you can perform mixing and mastering at the same time. 1. Applying effects and EQ to individual channels...

  • Page 39: Adjusting The Pan, Selecting A Master Effect

    Using the channel/track sends to apply effects (Master Effects) The D3200 contains two master effects that can be used to apply spatial effects such as reverb. You can control how much signal from each channel is being sent to each of the master effects.

  • Page 40: Adjusting The Master Effect 1 Send Amount For Each Track

    Adjusting the Master Effect 1 Send amount for each track (1) Press the SEND key to access the “EFF1Send” tab page. (2) Set the master effect 1 sends to pre-fader. You can choose to send either the pre-fader signal (PRE) or the post-fader sig- nal (PST) to master effect 1.

  • Page 41: The Entire Song, Set The Meters To Display The Post Fader Levels

    2. Applying Final (or mastering) effects and EQ to the entire song Set the meters to display the post fader levels. Press the METER key. Click the popup button to open the “Meter/Track Type” dialog box. Using the radio buttons, set the Meter Position to “Post Fader,” and set Select View to “Track View.”...

  • Page 42: Applying Eq To The Master Bus (master Eq)

    Applying EQ to the master bus (Master EQ) (1) Press the EQ key to access the “MasterEQ” tab page. (2) Link the channels to share settings. For this example, click the Link button to turn it on (highlighted). When the Link button is on, adjusting either side (left or right channel) will make the same settings for both channels (→p.46).

  • Page 43: Recording The Master Track

    3. Recording the master track To create an audio CD, you need to create a stereo master track. There are eight virtual master tracks (per song). This way, you can create various mixes of your song, and compare them before choosing your favorite. (1) Specify a virtual track.

  • Page 44: Saving Your Song

    For details, refer to the Operation section, “CD” (→p.79). Saving your song On the D3200, the song data that you have recorded or edited and the parameters that you have set are automatically saved during the power-off operation when you return the D3200 to the standby mode. These settings are also saved when you select a different song.

  • Page 45: Operation, Song, Locate, Selecting/creating A Song, Creating A New Song

    Song, Locate Each song drive on the D3200’s internal hard disk can store up to one hundred songs. How the hard disk, drives, and songs are related Hard disk Song drive: A Drive: A Drive: B Drive: C Drive: D PC Drive 1.

  • Page 46: Renaming A Song, Using The Name Library, Selecting A Song

    1-2. Renaming a song When a new song is created, it is automatically assigned a song number. We recommend that you change the song name to indicate its content. Song names can be up to 16 characters in length. (1) Press the SONG key and select the song page. (2) If you want to rename the song that’s displayed in the song page, simply continue to the next step.

  • Page 47: Location, Switching The Counter Display, Switching The Information Display Area

    (4) The SelectSong dialog box will display the song list for the selected drive. Click (highlight) the song you want to select, and click the OK button (or press the panel YES key) to confirm your choice. If there are five or more songs, use the scroll bar/buttons to see them all.

  • Page 48: Moving To A Different Location, Using The Counter To Move

    2-2. Moving to a different location Using the counter to move (1) Select a page in which the counter is shown at the top of the display, such as the song page, Meter page, CH VIEW, or “Ch View” tab page. (2) Click the location counter unit that you want to change (it will be enclosed by a frame).

  • Page 49: Moving To The Location Assigned To A Mark, Using The Mark Keys To Move

    Moving to the location assigned to a mark (1) Press the MARK key to display the “EditMark” tab page. (2) In the mark list, click (highlight) the desired mark. If necessary, use the scroll bar/buttons to scroll through the list. (3) Click the Recall button to recall the mark.

  • Page 50: Finding A Precise Location (scrub), Finding A Zero-cross Point

    2-3. Finding a precise location (SCRUB) By looking at the waveform data in the display, you can find a precise location. This allows you to register a locate point or a mark at the exact point where a sound begins. You can view the waveform as described here in the Scrub screen, and in the Wave screen used for track editing (→p.128).

  • Page 51: Song Editing, Song Editing Procedure, Copying A Song, Moving A Song, Deleting A Song

    3. Song editing Songs you record can be copied, rearranged, or deleted. You can also protect a song to keep it from being accidentally de- leted. You cannot use Undo to undo a song editing operation. 3-1. Song editing procedure To perform a song editing operation, first select the song that you want to edit, and then press the SONG key and select the song page.

  • Page 52: Protecting A Song, Protect On, Protect Off, Saving A Song, Inputting Audio To The Mixer

    We recommend that you use this command to save the data periodically after recording or editing for an extended peri- od, or if you are using the D3200 in an environment where the power supply is unreliable. • To save the song, hold down the SONG key and press the ENTER key located in the edit controller section of the panel.

  • Page 53: Using The Tuner

    MONITOR jacks. Using the tuner The D3200 contains a built-in tuner function. You can use this to tune an instrument connected to INPUT 1 or the GUITAR IN jack. You can choose to view either a needle-type or a digital-type tuner screen.

  • Page 54: Digital Input, Inputting The Digital Audio Signal From A Md Or Dat, Sub Input

    1-2. Digital input The D3200 lets you input and record digital sources from the S/P DIF inputs. You can input a digital source only if its sampling frequency matches the sampling frequency of the currently selected song. If you input a 24-bit signal into a 16-bit song, the sound you mon- itor will be 24-bit, but it will be converted to 16-bit data when it is recorded.

  • Page 55: Mixer Settings, Adjusting The Volume, Adjusting The Volume Level Of Each Channel

    Ideally, an audio source you want to record should be input at the highest possible volume that does not cause clipping. To record at the ideal maximum level on the D3200, make ad- justments according to the signal flow described below.

  • Page 56: Applying Eq To The Playback, Master Eq, Storing Eq Settings, Recalling Eq Settings, Pairing

    If the level meter indicates clipping, click the ATT knob icon and adjust it so that clipping does not occur. Applying EQ to the playback (1) Press the REC/PLAY key, and press the channel key of the channel where you want the EQ applied, setting that channel to Play mode (key lit green).

  • Page 57: Group Settings, Fader Groups, Ch On Groups, Monitor Settings

    You can select how the PAN will operate when channels are paired. (1) Access the MIXER, PAIR/GROUP , “Ch Pair” tab page. (2) In Select Pair Ch, select the channels that you want to pair. Click one of the “1 2”–“31 32” buttons to change the symbol to “...

  • Page 58: Adjusting The Cue Level, Solo Settings, Soloing Just One Channel, Soloing More Than One Channel

    You can also turn “Drums” on by setting the SESSION DRUMS, “DrmsMixer” tab page parameter Assign to Monitor. (3) Adjust the monitor volume. The monitor volume is adjusted by the MONITOR LEVEL knob for the MONITOR L/R jacks, and by the PHONES LEVEL knob and MONITOR LEVEL for the PHONES jacks.

  • Page 59: Mixer Setup, Storing A Mixer Setup, Recalling A Mixer Setup

    A program saved in a 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz song can be recalled into either a 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz song. When the D3200 is shipped from the factory, mixer setup pro- grams 1 through 20 are stored as “NoData.” Recalling one of these programs will set the mixer to the same settings as when it is initialized (i.e., when you create a New Song).

  • Page 60: Storing/recalling A Scene, Storing A Scene, Recalling A Scene, Renaming A Scene, Deleting A Scene

    4. Storing/recalling a scene You can register frequently-used mixer settings at a desired location and store them as a “scene” for later recall. After recalling a scene, you can store it again as a new scene, or edit some of the mixer settings and store (overwrite) it back into the same scene memory.

  • Page 61: Editing And Overwriting A Scene, Specifying Parameters That Will Be Disabled For An Individual Scene

    • If automation (→p.52) is turned on, when the scene changes during playback or recording MIDI input If the D3200 receives a scene change (program change) mes- sage when automation (→p.103, 105) is turned off, it will switch to the scene of the corresponding number.

  • Page 62: Automation, Scene Automation, Using Scene Automation, Storing A Scene At A Different Location

    5. Automation Automation is a function that automatically modifies mixer settings as the song location changes during playback. There are two types of automation; scene automation and event automation. When automation is on, you can use the SCENE “Mixer View” tab page to view fade-in and fade-out operations and scene changes in which fader values change.

  • Page 63: Playing Back The Events, Editing Events

    (5) If you selected “Fader,” you have the option of also recording Master fader operations. If desired, click the Master Fader button to make it indi- cate “ ”. (6) Click the Mode button to access the Event Rec mode dialog box.

  • Page 64: Effects, Effect Type And Size, How Dsp Power Is Allocated To The Effects

    Effects The D3200 provides up to eight insert effects that you can in- sert into mixer channels, up to two master effects that can process the sends from each channel, and one final effect to process the master bus. Guitar...

  • Page 65: Using Insert Effects, Recording, Playback, Using Master Effects

    The D3200 provides two master effects (MstEFF1 and MstEFF2), and these can be used simultaneously. However if you use a size-4 effect, the available processing power of both master effects will be used, so only master effect 1 will be available.

  • Page 66: Editing The Effects, Editing The Effect Parameters, For An Insert Effect, Storing An Effect Program

    4. Editing the effects You can edit the effect programs used by the insert effects, master effects, and final effect quickly and easily using the Knob Matrix. Editing the effect parameters For an insert effect (1) Access the EFFECT, “InsertEFF” tab page. (2) Select the insert effect (InsEFF1–8) that you want to edit.

  • Page 67: Controlling Effects From An External Device, Using External Effects

    (1) Connect your external effect processor. Connect one of the D3200’s AUX jacks to the INPUT jack of your external effect processor, and connect the OUT- PUT jacks of the effect processor to the D3200’s INPUT 3 jack and INPUT 4 jack.

  • Page 68: Session Drums, Listening To Drum Patterns, If You've Selected Metronome As The Group

    Session Drums™ The D3200 is equipped with Korg’s Session Drums. By using Session Drums in conjunction with the Knob Matrix, you can easily create a realistic drum track for your song, without te- dious programming. This drum track can be used as refer- ence as you record, or as part of your completed song.

  • Page 69: Auditioning The Pattern Map, Recording Additional Tracks As You Listen To The Drum Track

    Recording Session Drums to a channel track You can record the drum pattern or drum map playback to a pair of tracks (stereo) on the D3200. Recording drum patterns to tracks 1 and 2 (1) Make preparatory settings for recording.

  • Page 70: Recording Directly To The Master Track, Selecting A Drum Kit

    SOURCE cell to “R” ( (3) Record. Refer to “1-1. Basic recording” (→p.64). Press the REC key to put the D3200 in record-ready mode, and then press the PLAY key to start recording. Recording directly to the master track The playback of a drum pattern or pattern map can be mixed in with the playback of your recorded tracks during mix- down to create a complete master track.

  • Page 71: Creating A Pattern Map, Pattern Maps

    If this option is unchecked, you will revert to the drum kit and sounds that are specified for each drum pattern. 5. Pattern maps You can use Session Drums to create a pattern map in real time. When you do this, pattern map events will be automat- ically created each time you switch patterns.

  • Page 72: Editing A Pattern Map, Inserting A New Event Into The Pattern Map, Replacing An Event

    Check the pattern map in the “PatternMap” tab page. PatternC 6. Tempo Event:003 The tempo of a D3200 song is controlled by the tempo track. PatternC By creating a pattern map, you can either have the entire Event:003 song play back at one tempo, or enter tempo changes throughout the song to create variations in the tempo.

  • Page 73: Changing The Tempo During The Song, The Song Guide Function

    MIDI Clock data from an external MIDI sequencer can be re- corded as tempo data on the tempo track. You can use this when you want to synchronize a D3200 song with song data created on a MIDI sequencer in which the tempo changes continuously.

  • Page 74: Pattern Map Tempo, Bounce Recording, Basic Recording, Recorder, Recording

    Recorder The D3200 has 32 channel tracks for each song. For each channel track, there are eight virtual tracks; A through H. There is also a two-channel master track that is used for re- cording the final stereo mix of your song.

  • Page 75: Switching Virtual Tracks, Trigger Recording

    AUX/REC), “Rec Send” tab page. (8) Move to the location where you want to start record- ing. (→p.38) (9) Put the D3200 in record-ready condition. Press the REC key (REC and PLAY keys will blink). (10)Start recording. Press the PLAY key (REC and PLAY keys will light).

  • Page 76: Manual Punch-in/out, Auto Punch-in/out

    (5) Press the REC key to put the D3200 in record-ready condition. Trigger/RecStart The REC key and PLAY key will blink. Trigger/Punch In The REC key will blink. (6) Begin recording. Trigger/RecStart When the input signal exceeds the threshold level, recording and playback will start automatically (REC and PLAY keys will light).

  • Page 77: Loop Recording, Creating A Master Track

    • When you press the REC key, you will move to a point before the specified IN (recording start) location, as set by the pre-roll time, and the D3200 will be in record- ready condition (REC key blinking). • When you press the PLAY key, playback will begin (PLAY key will light).

  • Page 78: Normal Playback, Loop Playback, Playback

    • Press the STOP key to stop. 2. Playback This section explains the basic methods of playback used in the D3200. 2-1. Normal playback (1) Select the track(s) that you want to play back. Press the CH ON mode key (lit).

  • Page 79: Playing Back An Album Cd Project, Registering The Edit Region, Track Editing Procedures

    When using Album CD Project, playback will stop if you move to a different screen. (2) Connect your external recorder. Connect your external recorder to the D3200’s MASTER L/R jacks or S/P DIF OUT jack. (3) Record the output on your external recording device.

  • Page 80: Using The Clipboard To Copy Data To Another Song

    (2) Select “CopyTrk.” In the TRACK, “EditTrk” tab page, click the Edit Trk Type cell. In the Edit Trk Type dialog box, click “Copy Trk” and click the OK button (or press the panel YES key). (3) Select the copy mode. Click the Mode button.

  • Page 81: Insert Blank Space (inserttrk)

    (10)Select the copy mode. Click the Mode button. In the Copy Mode dialog box, select the desired mode and click the OK button (or press the panel YES key). OverWrite: The track data existing at the copy-destina- tion will be overwritten. Insert: The copied data will be inserted;...

  • Page 82: Erase A Track (erasetrk), Delete A Track (deletetrk), Deleting Track Data

    Erase a track (EraseTrk) This command erases track data from the specified region (IN–OUT) of a track. The region will become blank. Unlike the “Delete Track” command described on the follow- ing page, this Erase Track command will not cause the data following the OUT point to move.

  • Page 83: Exchange Tracks (swaptrk), Reverse A Track (reversetrk)

    Exchange tracks (SwapTrk) This command exchanges (swaps) recorded track data be- tween the specified region (IN–OUT) and the corresponding region of another track. • You can swap the data of one or more tracks simultane- ously. Swapping the IN–OUT regions of track 1 and track 2. Before you execute this operation, check the virtual track of the Source and Destination tracks that you want to swap.

  • Page 84: Optimizing A Track (optimizetrk), Expand/compress A Track (expcmptrk)

    (6) Execute the editing operation. Click the Exec. button. Then in the ReverseTrk dialog box, click the Yes button (or press the panel YES key) to execute the operation. When the operation is finished, the display will indicate “Completed.” Click the OK button (or press the panel YES key).

  • Page 85: Copying To A Virtual Track

    (5) Specify the number of time that you want to copy the data. In the Times cell, specify the number of copies as “3”. (6) Select the expansion/compression mode. Click the Mode button to display the ExpCmp Mode dialog box, select the desired mode, and click the OK button (or press the panel YES key).

  • Page 86: Exchange Two Entire Tracks (swapwholetrk), Swapping Entire Tracks, Fade-in/fade-out (fadetrk), Creating A Fade-in

    Exchange two entire tracks (SwapWholeTrk) This command exchanges an entire track of recorded data (from the beginning to the end) with another track. • You can exchange one or more tracks in a single operation. This can be used in ways such as the following. •...

  • Page 87: Creating A Fade-out

    Creating a fade-out Fading-out the IN–OUT region of track 1 (1) Specify the region that you want to fade-out. Set the following locations to specify the region where the fade-out will occur (→p.69). • Set the IN point to specify the beginning of the region where the fade-out will occur.

  • Page 88: Eliminating Noise (noisereduction), Erasing Punch Noise (erasepunchnoise)

    Eliminating noise (NoiseReduction) On the desired track, specify a region (IN–OUT) containing only noise which the D3200 will use to analyze and “learn” the noise component. This noise component will then be eliminated from the data in the other region you specify (TO–...

  • Page 89: Erase A Silent Region (erasesilence), Naming A Track, Track At Once

    Erase a silent region (EraseSilence) Erasing regions of silent audio data from the IN–OUT re- gion of track 1, converting them to usable space on the hard drive (1) Specify the region of silence you want to erase. Set the locations as follows (→p.69). •...

  • Page 90: Disc At Once, Album Cd Project

    You can abort creation of the image file by clicking the Cancel button. • When the image file has been created, the D3200 will begin writing it to disc. • When writing is completed, the display will indicate “Completed.”...

  • Page 91

    You can abort creation of the image file by clicking the Cancel button (or press the panel NO key). • When the image file has been created, the D3200 will begin writing it to disc. You cannot abort this writing operation.

  • Page 92: Creating A Live Cd, Ripping A Cd

    In addition to playing back an audio CD in its CD-R/RW Mark Mark Mark Mark drive, the D3200 can “rip” digital audio data directly from an audio CD. Ripping (importing) digital audio data from track 3 of an audio CD into the clipboard Fourth song (1) Insert the audio CD into the CD-R/RW drive.

  • Page 93: Data, Backing Up And Restoring, Backing Up, Backing Up 1song

    “More about drives and files” (→p.171). If you want to save data on your computer, first store the data in the PC drive of the D3200’s hard disk, and then save that data on your computer. The following table shows the data you can save.

  • Page 94: Backing Up All Data, Backing Up User Data

    • Click the Yes button (or press the panel YES key) to begin the backup. • The D3200 will begin creating an image file. You can click the Cancel button (or press the panel NO key) to abort creation of the image file.

  • Page 95: Restoring Backed-up Data

    If you are restoring a backup that spanned more than one disc, the D3200 will ask you for the next disc when it has finished reading one disc. Insert the next disc and click the Yes button (or press the panel YES key).

  • Page 96: Audio Files, Importing An Audio Track Into The Beginning Of A Track

    If you want to import an audio file from your computer, connect a USB cable, copy the audio file to the PC drive of the D3200, and then perform the procedure described below (→p.93). If the sampling frequency and bit depth of the audio file differs from that of the import-destination song, the data will be convert- ed automatically.

  • Page 97

    A file exported to the PC drive can then be saved on your compu- ter. To do so, first save the file on the PC drive of the D3200’s hard disk, and then save that file onto your computer.

  • Page 98: Drive And Data Compatibility With The Digital Recording Studio Series, Using D32xd And D16xd Data

    96 kHz 24-bit songs cannot be restored. Using D3200 data on a different model (1) On the D3200, export the data to a WAV format audio file. “2-2. Exporting an audio file” (→p.87) (2) On the other device, import the WAV format audio file.

  • Page 99: Drive, Specifying The Drive Size, Partitioning The Hard Drive Into Separate Song Drives (partitions)

    Drive The D3200’s hard disk can be divided into one, two or four song drives used to record and play back songs, and a PC drive used to exchange data with a personal computer. The D3200 also has a built-in CD-R/RW drive that lets you write backup data or the audio data for a completed song to a CD, or load audio files or backup data from a CD.

  • Page 100: Renaming A Song Drive, Checking The Hard Disk, Formatting The Hard Disk

    If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the formatting process, it is possible that the D3200 will no longer operate cor- rectly. If this occurs, please contact your Korg distributor. (1) Access the SYSTEM/MIDI, “DiskUtility” tab page, and click the Format button to display the Format dia- log box.

  • Page 101: Load System, Creating A System Recovery Cd, Drive Capacity

    D3200. For the update procedure, refer to “Upgrading the system” (→p.96). 6. Creating a system recovery The D3200’s system is stored on the hard disk. At start-up, the system is loaded into the system area, and then begins running. If the hard disk should fail, it is possible in the worst case that the system will become incapable of starting up.

  • Page 102: Deleting The Undo Data, Sharing Event Data, Pc Drive

    “Undo/Redo” tab page (→p.141), or put the D3200 in stand- by mode (shut down). After restarting, all undo data will be deleted, recovering free space on the drive. Be aware that restarting the D3200 will delete the undo data of all the songs. Sharing event data If you use the Copy Track operation to copy track data to an- other track (e.g., virtual track) or another song, this audio...

  • Page 103: Saving/loading, Windows Users (windows Me/2000 Or Later), Macintosh Users (mac Os9.0.4 Or Later)

    D3200’s PC drive may be formatted only by the D3200 itself (→p.90). Windows users (Windows Me/2000 or later) In order to use the D3200 with Windows 98, you must install a device driver. For details on obtaining and installing the device driver, refer to the Korg website (http://www.ko- rg.com).

  • Page 104: Midi, Midi Connections, Midi Channel Settings, Midi Messages Used By The D3200

    * A detailed explanation of the D3200’s MIDI functionality can be found in the separate MIDI implementation. Consult your local Korg distributor for more information on MIDI Implementation.

  • Page 105: Synchronizing Two D3200 Units, Using Midi To Control The Mixer

    Synchronizing two D3200 units Here’s how you can make two D3200 units play back in sync. One D3200 will be the MTC master, and the other will be the MTC slave. (1) Use a MIDI cable to connect your equipment.

  • Page 106: Upgrading The System, Downloading The Operating System, Upgrading Via Cd-rom/r/rw, Upgrading Via Usb

    Insert the media containing the system file into the CD-R/ RW drive. Upgrading via USB Use a USB cable to connect the D3200 to your computer, and copy the system files to the D3200 folder of the PC drive. 2. Upgrading the system (1) Access the SYSTEM/MIDI, “DiskUtility”...

  • Page 107: Clickpoint Calibration

    ClickPoint calibration If the pointer does not move in the LCD screen as you expect, or if the wrong button or cell is selected when you click the pointer position in the LCD screen, you can recalibrate the ClickPoint so the LCD screen and the pointer are aligned. (1) In SYSTEM/MIDI, “Control”...

  • Page 108: Reference, Counter, Counter Display

    This indicates the drum pattern that is currently being used. 3. Date/Time Here you can specify the date and time for the D3200’s internal clock. Songs are managed according to the date and time you specify here. The Calendar dialog box will appear when you click this button.

  • Page 109: Rename, Editing A Name, Meter, Meter/track View

    Rename Editing a name When the Rename button is displayed in a parameter setting tab page (such as Song, Track, Effect, Scene), you can click the button to edit the corresponding name. Alternatively, you can choose an appropriate name from the name library and then edit it.

  • Page 110: Mixer

    1c. Select View [TrackView, FaderView, AllMeterView] Changes the content of the meter display. TrackView: Shows the level meters, existence of audio events, and a list of virtual tracks FaderView: Shows the level meters, and fader/pan/ channel-on status of each track AllMeterView: Level meters for all channels, inputs 1–...

  • Page 111: A. Ch Input/submixer, A-1. Channel Assign, A-2. Sub Mixer 1–4, A-3. Sub Mixer 5–8

    (→p.44) After completing a song on the D3200, you can synchronize a sequencer to the D3200 and use sub inputs to mix the se- quenced sounds with the track playback of the D3200. These inputs are sent to the master bus.

  • Page 112: B. Pair/group, B-1. Channel Pair, B-2. Fader Group, B-3. Channel On Group

    2b. PAIR/GROUP 2b-1. Channel Pair Here you can specify pairing for adjacent mixer channels. For paired channels, the following parameters will operate in tandem and will have the same values for each channel. Fader, Pan, CH ON, PlayEQ, RecEQ, RecSend, Eff 1/2 Send, Aux 1/2 Send, ATT, REC/PLAY, Group 1.

  • Page 113: C. Fader/pan/automation, C-1. Fader Pan, C-2. Automation

    2c. FADER/PAN/AUTOMATION 2c-1. Fader Pan 1. Channel pan This shows the pan setting for each channel. The value is shown below the icon. Use the 1–16 key or 17–32 key to switch between channel groups, and use the Knob Matrix to set the pan for each group of sixteen channels.

  • Page 114: C-3. Event List

    5. Mode When you click this button, the Event Rec Mode dialog box will appear, allowing you to select the automation recording method. Click the OK button (or press the panel YES key) to apply your selection, or click the Can- cel button (or press the panel NO key) to cancel it.

  • Page 115: C-4. Edit Scene

    4b. Parameter/Parameter value [MIDI value]/Location Click the parameter or location (highlight) that you want to edit, and use the value dial (or +/– keys) to edit it. The only way to edit a scene is to change its location. The values will not be updated until you click the OK button (or press the panel YES key) to confirm your edits.

  • Page 116: C-5. Scene Filter, C-6. Mixer View

    For each scene, you can filter specific mixer settings (parameters) so that they will not be recalled when that scene is played back. Select the mixer parameters that will be disabled. For the Fader, CH ON, Pan, EQ, EFF 1/2 sends and Aux 1/2 sends, you must also select which channels will have these parameters disabled.

  • Page 117: D. Eq/att/phase, D-1. Eq/att, D-2. Eq Library

    2d. EQ/ATT/PHASE Here you can adjust the equalizer, attenuator, EQ library, and phase settings for each channel, and adjust the master EQ settings. 2d-1. EQ/ATT For each channel you can edit the settings of the four-band equalizer and the attenuator. The equalizer is normally a peaking type, however the LOW EQ and HIGH EQ bands can be set to a shelving (Shlv) type.

  • Page 118: D-3. Phase, D-4. Master Eq

    Normally you will leave this at “N.” R (ReversePhase): The phase of this channel will be inverted. On the D3200, pin 2 is hot and pin 3 is cold (→p.6). Set this to “R” if the connected audio device uses the opposite pin wir- ing.

  • Page 119: E. Send (eff/aux/rec), E-1. Effect 1 Send, E-2. Effect 2 Send, E-3. Aux1 Send

    2e. SEND (EFF/AUX/REC) 2e-1. Effect 1 Send You can adjust the send levels from each mixer channel to master effect 1. If you select the pre-fader setting (PRE), the signal will be sent to the master effect from immediately before the fader, regardless of the fader level.

  • Page 120: E-5. Rec Send, F. Solo/monitor, F-1. Solo

    Use these buttons to turn the Solo function on (high- lighted) or off for each channel. When one of these but- tons is on, the D3200 will automatically switch to Solo mode, and the each channel key of that channel will blink.

  • Page 121: F-2. Monitor, F-3. Cue Level, G. Mixer Setup

    The list shows the program numbers and program names. When the D3200 is shipped from the factory, mixer setup pro- grams 1 through 20 are stored as “NoData.” Recalling one of these programs will set the mixer to the same settings as when it is initialized (i.e., when you create a New Song).

  • Page 122: Ch View, Channel Routing View

    2. Recall This button loads (recalls) a mixer setup program. In the mixer setup list, click the program that you want to recall. Click this button to open the Recall dialog box, verify the program that you are recalling, and click the Yes button (or press the panel YES key).

  • Page 123: Effect, Effect Routing

    This lists the effect programs used by the insert 1–8, master, and final effects, and shows their status. The D3200 lets you simultaneously use up to eight insert ef- fects, two master effects, and one final effect. The number of simultaneously usable effects will differ depending on the size of the effect programs, and on how they are assigned.

  • Page 124: Insert Eff

    The maximum size that can be used simultaneously is 16. Techniques for assigning effects On the D3200, effects assigned to the upper rows of effect cells will be given higher priority for being turned on. This means that depending on how programs are assigned, you...

  • Page 125: Master Eff1

    This stores the effect program with its edited parameters and name. In the D3200 there are 128 user effect programs that can be used by all songs, on any song drive; and 32 song effect programs that are specific to each individual song.

  • Page 126: Master Eff2, Final Eff, Send

    2. Trim knob With a setting of 100, the level will be the same as the input level. If distortion is caused by an excessively high input level when you apply the effect, use this parameter to lower the input level. 3.

  • Page 127: Song

    8. SONG Here you can select or edit a song. The screen shows informa- tion about the currently selected song. The screen shows the song name, drive name, song number, song time, sampling frequency, bit depth, and protect set- ting. 1.

  • Page 128

    5a. Move-destination song number cell This shows the drive that contains the selected song, and lets you select the song number. If you’re moving a song within the same song drive, the selectable numbers will be the number of existing songs.

  • Page 129: System/midi, Control

    [Match, Jump] operation section. 9. Date/Time Here you can specify the date and time for the D3200’s internal clock. Songs are managed according to the date and time you specify here. The Calendar dialog box will appear when you click this button.

  • Page 130: Disk Utility

    Error” is displayed, check the “Clock Source” setting or the connections from your other equipment. If you select “S/P DIF” as Clock Source, the D3200 will stop operating if the clock is interrupted or the clock frequency changes during recording or playback. If the D3200 stops op- erating correctly due to a clock problem during recording, you will have to format the song drive.

  • Page 131

    one song for which Protect is turned on. If you want to override the Protect setting of the song, click the Force button (highlighted) and then click the Yes button (or press the panel YES key) to continue execution. If you decide not to execute, click the No button (or press the panel NO key).

  • Page 132: Edit Pc File

    Since this data is in a proprietary Korg format, it cannot be played back or edited as audio data on any device other than the D3200, such as a computer. In order to play this data, you must Restore it into the D3200.

  • Page 133: Backup, Restore

    9-4. Backup This operation saves back-up data to CD-R, CD-RW, or the PC drive. For details regarding limitations on files, refer to “More about drives and files” (→p.171). 1. Backup [1Song, All Data, User Data] Select the type of data that you want to back up. 1Song From the selected drive, back up the data for one song, and the user data.

  • Page 134: Midi/mmc

    1Song or All Songs. If there is insufficient capacity, the op- eration will not be executed. 9-6. MIDI/MMC On the D3200 you can use MIDI to do the following things. • Control effects (→p.57) • MTC Synchronizing with a sequencer or other MIDI device (→p.95)

  • Page 135

    Device ID, and make the appropriate setting in “MMC Mode.” If this is set to 127, the D3200 can transmit and receive MMC commands to and from units of any device ID setting.

  • Page 136: Track, Virtual Track 1–32, Master Track, Edit Track

    10. TRACK 10-1. Virtual Track 1–32 Here you can select a virtual track for each channel track. 1. Virtual track selection Select a track “1”–“32,” and specify a virtual track for each track. Each track has eight virtual tracks; “A”–“H.” Recording or playback operations will be performed using the vir- tual track you select here.

  • Page 137

    The screen display of area “A” will change depending on the edit type you select here. 2. ZOOM buttons Use these buttons to expand or shrink the area displayed in the track view window. 3. Track view window Audio events in the track are displayed as bold lines. The vertical line is the current location.

  • Page 138

    A4-1. WAVE A4-2. WAVE You can click these buttons to view the waveform of the track audio. This allows you to set the editing locations (IN, OUT, TO, END) more accurately. Click the A4-1 button if you want to edit IN and OUT, or click the A4-2 button if you want to edit TO and END.

  • Page 139

    InsertTrk This operation inserts a blank in the IN–OUT range of the in- sert destination track (Destination). When this is executed (Exec.), any track data that followed the inserted blank will be shifted toward the end of the song. Blank A1.

  • Page 140

    SwapTrk This operation exchanges (swaps) the track data of the IN– OUT range of the swap source track (Source) with the track data in the IN–OUT range of the swap destination track (Destination). When this is executed (Exec.), the data in the IN–OUT ranges of the “Source”...

  • Page 141

    OptimizeTrk This operation re-creates the audio events in the IN–OUT re- gion to prevent “Disk too busy.” errors from occurring. If there are no gaps between one audio event and the next, or if the gap is small, the data will be combined into a single event.

  • Page 142

    CopyWholeTrk This operation copies the track data from the beginning to the end of the copy source track (Source; the currently select- ed virtual track) to the specified virtual track of the copy des- tination track (Destination). When this is executed (Exec.), the copy destination track will be overwritten.

  • Page 143

    FadeTrk This operation fades-in or fades-out the track data in the IN– OUT range of the fade-in destination track (Destination). When this operation is executed, the audio data in the IN– OUT range will be smoothly faded to the level of the OUT time location.

  • Page 144

    NoiseReduction On the desired track, specify a region (IN–OUT) containing only noise which the D3200 will use to analyze and “learn” the noise component. This noise component will then be eliminated from the data in the other region you specify (TO–...

  • Page 145: Import File

    (→p.128 Edit Type: “CopyTrk,” Wave dialog box) 10-4. Import File An audio file from the D3200’s PC drive or CD drive can be pasted into the beginning (location 0) of a track (→p.86). By using the clipboard you can paste the audio file at a loca- tion other than the beginning of a track.

  • Page 146: Export File

    16-bit song, you can minimize the quantization noise that may occur when the bit depth is converted. 10-5. Export File Audio track data copied to the D3200’s clipboard can be ex- ported as an audio file to the PC drive or CD-R/RW drive (→p.87).

  • Page 147

    D16/1600: A disc containing Korg D16/D1600/ D1600mkII backup data Other: A disc containing data other than audio or backup data. UDF: A UDF format disc created by the Korg Triton or similar device Disc capacity usage If the disc content is Audio...

  • Page 148: A. Album Cd

    11a. Album CD Album CD Project lets you create an audio CD using Disc At Once. The data will be written to the CD-R/RW as 16-bit/ 44.1 kHz data in audio CD format. The disc is written using the Disc At Once method, including fi- nalization.

  • Page 149: B. Track At Once

    Insert another CD and click the OK button (or press the panel YES key). If you do write another disc at this time, the D3200 will not need to create the image file again, so the process will take less time.

  • Page 150: C. Cd Player

    Nothing is displayed. 5. Finalize This button finalizes the disc. In order for a CD-R/RW disc created by the D3200 to be played in an audio CD player, you must execute this Finalize operation. A disc can be finalized only once.

  • Page 151: Undo, Tuner

    The D3200 preserves up to sixteen levels of recording and ed- iting history, and lets you use the Undo function to revert to prior states. For this reason, old data that no longer exists in the tracks may still remain on the disk without being erased.

  • Page 152

    14. SESSION DRUMS Here you can specify the song tempo and drum pattern (met- ronome) settings, make settings for the drum track, and cre- ate a pattern map. When the counter shows the “MBT” (measure, beat, 1/96th note tick) indication (→p.98), it will move according to the tempo you specify.

  • Page 153: Drums Track Mixer

    Changes you make to the drum kit will affect only the currently selected drum pattern. Although you can change the variation after modifying the kit, switching the group or section will cause your drum kit edits to be discarded; they will revert to the previous settings. If you want to keep the changes you make to a drum kit, check the Hold check box in the DRUM KIT dialog box.

  • Page 154: Pattern Map

    2. Parameters You can use the drum track fader and key to turn the drum track on/off and adjust the volume. Use the Knob Matrix to adjust the send levels and EQ set- tings. You can also click an icon in the screen and use the value dial (or +/–...

  • Page 155: Tempo Track, Store, Scene, Mark

    This button displays the record-ready dialog box. If you are recording MIDI clock messages, recording will begin when the D3200 receives MIDI clock messages from your external MIDI sequencer. If you are recording tap tempo, press the PLAY key or the foot switch.

  • Page 156: Scrub

    2. Mark list Here you can select the mark number that you want to recall, edit, rename, or delete. The mark name, location, and the Album CD Track Marks are displayed beside the mark number. Mark numbers are reassigned automati- cally in order of their location.

  • Page 157: Loc 1/in, ... Loc 4/end, Mixer Navigation Tools, Rec/play Mode, Rec Mode

    19. LOC 1/IN, … LOC 4/END These keys are used to store locations within the song. LOC 1/IN…LOC 4/END are used in the following ways. • Locate points (→p.37) You can move to a registered location by pressing the corresponding key. •...

  • Page 158

    Recording will not start if the volume of the input signal does not reach the threshold level (specified by Threshold). In this case, press the STOP key to cancel record-ready mode, and change the “Threshold” setting. Trigger/RecStart: Press the REC key (REC and PLAY keys blinking) to enter record-ready mode.

  • Page 159: Play/stop Mode, Transport Keys

    Arms the record mode. Recording is possible only if at least one track is set to REC. When you press this key, the D3200 will enter record-ready mode (key blinking), and recording will begin when you then press the PLAY key (key lit).

  • Page 160: Effect Parameters, Algorithm List, Program List

    Effect parameters Algorithm list STEREO TYPE Category No. Name Reverb&Delay 1 Reverb Hall 2 Smooth Hall 3 Reverb Wet Plate 4 Reverb Dry Plate 5 Reverb Room 6 Bright Room 7 Early Reflection 8 L/C/R Delay 9 Stereo/Cross Delay 10 St.MultiTapDelay 11 St.Modulation Dly 12 St.Dynamic Delay 13 Auto Panning Delay...

  • Page 161

    45 Master CD 26 MultiBandLimiter 46 Remaster L.A 26 MultiBandLimiter 47 Remaster Pop 26 MultiBandLimiter 48 Remaster Dance 26 MultiBandLimiter 49 Two Mix 60’s 26 MultiBandLimiter 50 Two Mix 70’s 26 MultiBandLimiter 51 Two Mix 80’s 26 MultiBandLimiter 52 Two Mix Girl Pop 26 MultiBandLimiter 53 Two Mix Dance 26 MultiBandLimiter...

  • Page 162: About The Effect Algorithms, Stereo-type, Category: Reverb&delay Reverb/delay-type Effects

    About the effect algorithms The effect algorithms can be broadly divided into mono and stereo types. For an insert effect, you can select a program that uses either type of algorithm. For a master effect and final effect, you cannot select pro- grams that use a mono algorithm.

  • Page 163

    EQ Trim Sets the equalizer trim level LEQ Gain (Pre LEQ Gain) Sets the gain of Low EQ HEQ Gain (Pre HEQ Gain) Sets the gain of High EQ P.DlyThru (Pre Delay Thru) Sets the mix ratio of non-delay sound Rev Level (Reverb Level) Sets the reverberation level ER Level...

  • Page 164

    LoDamp (Low Damp) Sets the damping amount in the low range HiDamp (High Damp) Sets the damping amount in the high range In Level (Input Level) : Type The left/right panning of the delay can be modified by chang- ing the connections of the left and right delay. Be aware that dif- ferent sounds must be input to the left and right channels in order for this parameter to be effective.

  • Page 165: Category: Modulation&pitch Modulation/pitch-type Effects

    Category: Modulation&Pitch Modulation/Pitch-type effects 14: Stereo Chorus This effect adds thickness and warmth to the sound by mod- ulating the delay time of the input signal. You can control the spaciousness of the sound by offsetting the phase of the left and right LFOs from each other.

  • Page 166: Category: Dynamics&filter Dynamics/filter-type Effects

    Release Sets the release time for level control L-R Phase (LFO L-R Phase) Sets the LFO phase difference between the left and right Waveform (LFO Waveform) LFO Shape Determines how much the LFO waveform is changed 18: Stereo Tremolo This effect modulates the volume level of the input signal. The effect is stereo, and offsetting the LFO of the left and right phases from each other produces a tremolo effect be- tween left and right.

  • Page 167

    22: Stereo Limiter This effect applies the Limiter to the low range, mid range, and high range of the input signal. You can control dynamics for each range to adjust the sound pressure of the low range, mid range, and high range in a different way from the EQ. Threshold Sets the level at which compression begins to apply Attack...

  • Page 168: Category: Sfx&etc Sfx/etc Effects

    26: Multiband Limiter This is a stereo multi-band limiter. It is ideal for mastering. Hi.Thresh (High Band Threshold) Adjusts the level at which compression begins for the high- Hi.Attack (High Band Attack) Adjusts the attack time for the high-frequency range Hi.Release (High Band Release) Adjusts the release time for the high-frequency range Hi.OutGain (High Band Output Gain)

  • Page 169: Monaural-type, Category: Reverb&delay Reverb/delay-type Effects

    L-R Phase (LFO L-R Phase) Sets the LFO phase difference between the left and right L Delay (L Delay Time) Sets the left delay time R Delay (R Delay Time) Sets the right delay time HiDamp (High Damp) 53Hz...20.0kHz, THRU Sets the damping amount in the high range L Fdback (L Feedback) Sets the feedback amount for the left channel...

  • Page 170

    34: Mono ER Type Sharp, Loose, Modulated, Reverse Selects the decay curve for the early reflection ER Time Sets the time length of early reflection Predly (Pre Delay) Sets the time taken from the original sound to the first early Dry:Wet Sets the balance between the effect and dry sounds LoDamp (Low Damp)

  • Page 171

    Reso HiCut (Resonance High Cut) 53Hz...20.0kHz, THRU Sets the resonance damping amount in the high range Type Selects the type of phaser Waveform (LFO Waveform) Selects LFO Waveform 40: Mono Tremolo *Speed (LFO Speed) *Depth Sets the depth of LFO modulation Waveform (LFO Waveform) Triangle, Sine, Square, Saw up, Saw down Selects LFO Waveform...

  • Page 172

    Dry:Wet Sets the balance between the effect and dry sounds Waveform (LFO Waveform) LFO Speed LFO Step Env.Resp (Envelope Response) Selects the response speed of envelope control Env.Sens (Envelope Sensitivity) Sets the sensitivity of envelope control 47: Mono Wah Control (Control Source) Wah.Type Y-CRY, RM-A, RM-B, J-CRY, VOX, M-VOX Env.Resp (Envelope Response)

  • Page 173: Multi Effect

    51: Mic Simulator This effect simulates a wide variety of microphones. You can also adjust the preamp. MicType (Microphone Type) Vntg.Dy, Multi.Cn, Prcs.Cn, Whale, Vo.Cn, Vo.Tube, BDr.Dy Selects the type of mic MicPosition (Microphone Position) Selects the position of the mic PreAmp G (Pre Amp Gain) Sets the gain of the tube preamp TubeSat (Tube Saturation)

  • Page 174: Appendices, Troubleshooting, Power Does Not Turn On, Nothing Appears In The Display

    → If the screen is difficult to read, adjust the contrast (→p.8). No sound Is the power of the D3200 or a connected device turned off? (→p.1) Is the MASTER fader, MONITOR LEVEL knob, or PHONES LEVEL knobs set to low?

  • Page 175: Can't Record, Can't Use Digital Input, Recording, Distorted, Effects Do Not Apply

    Can’t record Are the D3200’s channel fader(s) lowered? Is the recording-destination track’s REC/PLAY key set to REC? Is the CH ON key turned on? (→p.8) Is there enough space on the drive? → Set the counter display to “FreeTime,” and check the available recording time.

  • Page 176: A Key Does Not Function When Pressed, Session Drums, Midi

    → Check the settings in the SYSTEM/MIDI, “MIDI/ MMC” tab page. (→p.124) The D3200 does not synchronize as a slave → If the D3200 is set as an MTC slave, it may take several seconds for synchronization to occur. → Do the Frame Rate settings match? (→p.125) →...

  • Page 177: Cd-r/rw, Audio Files, Startup

    Recognition may also fail on some models of Macintosh for specific versions of the operating system. In this case, leave the D3200 in USB mode, and disconnect and then reconnect the USB cable so that the D3200 will be recognized.

  • Page 178: Various Messages

    Directory Path is too long. Access is not possible because the directory path is too long. → The D3200 cannot access a path that is longer than 64 characters. Do not create a directory path longer than 64 characters. Disc is not CD-RW.

  • Page 179

    S/P DIF Error occurred. An error has occurred in the S/P DIF digital connection. → Make sure that the external device is correctly connected to the D3200. → Make sure that the optical digital cable is not faulty. Tempo too fast.

  • Page 180: Serious Error Messages

    An identically-named file already exists. → Change the file name. This format is not supported. The inserted disc is in a format that the D3200 is unable to read. This is a blank CD. You have inserted a blank disc.

  • Page 181: Drives, Cd-r/rw Drive, Pc (usb) Drive

    This folder is used for updating the system. The above folders and setting files are created when you format the PC (USB) drive on the D3200. Do not format the PC (USB) drive from your computer. For details on operations between your computer and the PC (USB) drive, refer to USB (→p.93).

  • Page 182: Audio Cds, Playing An Audio Cd, Creating An Audio Cd, Files, Writing

    • Silence between songs 2 seconds • Minimum track duration 4 seconds Files Writing You can write the following files from the D3200 to the inter- nal drive. • Backup files (data specific to the D3200) • WAV files (16-bit/44.1 kHz, 16-bit/48 kHz, 24-bit/44.1 kHz, 24-bit/48 kHz;...

  • Page 183: Loading

    24bit, 48kHz/24bit, 96kHz/24bit; monaural and stereo are supported) • PC files Backup files You can load these files into the D3200 by performing the Re- store operation. If the restore-destination song drive has insufficient space, an error message will appear. (→p.168 “Various messages”)

  • Page 184: Main Sections

    Specifications Operating temperature: +5 – +35 °C (do not allow condensation) ■ Main sections <Recorder section> Number of tracks: 272 tracks (including virtual tracks) Simultaneous playback 32 tracks, simultaneous recording 16 tracks* @ 48 kHz/44.1 kHz, 16-bit * 12 analog inputs + 2 digital inputs (S/P DIF) + 2 Session Drums™...

  • Page 185: Included Items, Separately Sold Options

    USB Mass Storage Class Supported OS: Window Me, Windows 2000 or later Mac OS 9.0.4 or later * If using the D3200 with Windows 98, please refer to the Korg website or contact your Korg distributor. <MIDI IN/OUT> DIN 5-pin × 2 Connectors: <FOOT SW>...

  • Page 186: Various Lists, Drum Pattern List

    Various lists Drum Pattern List The 1 Standard 1–8 etc variations consist of Variation 1–10, Fill In, and Ending. Group Name Session Name 0 Metronome 1 Metro 4 2 Hihat 4 3 Metro 8 4 Hihat 8 5 Metro 16 6 Hihat 16 1 Standard 1 1 8beat 1...

  • Page 187: Eq Library List, Name Library List, Demo Song List

    EQ Library List Name Name Bass Drum1 Syn.Bass1 Bass Drum2 Syn.Bass2 Snare Drum1 Piano1 Snare Drum2 Piano2 Tom-Tom E.G.Clean Cymbal E.G.Crunch1 High Hat E.G.Crunch2 Percussion E.G.Dist1 E.Bass1 E.G.Dist2 E.Bass2 A.G.Strum1 Name Library List Data Name Library: You can choose these names when renaming EQ Library, Mixer Setup, Drive, Effect, Scene, Mark, Song, or Track. File Name Library: You can choose these names when renaming PcFile, BackupFile, or WavFile.

  • Page 188: Shortcut Keys

    Shortcut keys While holding down the STOP key REW key Move to the beginning of the song FF key Move to the end of the song Move to the location at which recording LOC 1 key last began LOC 2 key Move to the location at which recording last ended Increment/decrement the song number...

  • Page 189: Glossary

    Digital input/output Inputting or outputting audio data in digital form. The D3200 comes with S/P DIF input/output as standard. Disc At Once A method by which the data to be recorded is converted into a complete disc image and then written to CD-R/RW in a single operation.

  • Page 190

    The device being controlled is called the “slave.” Master effect On the D3200, refers to two effects that are applied to sig- nals sent from the effect sends of each track. The output of each master effect is sent to the master bus.

  • Page 191

    MIDI Clock A MIDI message used to synchronize the tempo between electronic musical instruments. Each beat is divided into 24 clock messages. Mix down Also called “track-down.” The process of adjusting and combining multiple tracks into a fewer number of tracks, usually to a two-track stereo mix.

  • Page 192

    A function that lets you hear only the sound of a selected channel during mixdown, etc. Song A unit of performance data. On the D3200, a song con- tains sixteen tracks of performance data, stereo master track data, mixer data, and effect settings.

  • Page 193

    Virtual track Each channel track and the master track of the D3200 actually consists of eight separate areas called “virtual tracks” that can each hold a separate performance. For each track, you can select one of its virtual tracks for playback and recording.

  • Page 194: Index

    Index Album CD 69, 80, 138 Analog input Attenuator 45, 107 Audio Input Output Audio CD Audio file Export Import Auditioning the pattern map AUTO PUNCH Auto punch recording 66, 148 AUTOMATION Automation 52, 103 Aux1 Send Aux2 Send Backup 83, 123 Backup files 172, 173...

  • Page 195

    Effect Routing 23, 45, 107 EQ Library 46, 107 EQ Library List EQ/ATT/PHASE Equalizer 107, 116 Channel 23, 45 Input sound 23, 45 Master 32, 46 Playback 28, 46 Erase CD-RW 137, 139 Undo data Erase Punch Noise 78, 134 Erase Silence 79, 135 Erase Track...

  • Page 196: Specifications

    Move Counter FF, REW keys Locate key Mark Point Song 94, 125 Multi Effect Mute Name Mark Scene Song Song drive Track Name Library Name Library List NoiseReduction 78, 134 Normalize Track 77, 133 NormalizeTrk 77, 133 Optimize OptimizeTrk 74, 131 Overdubbing Page mode Page name display...

  • Page 197

    Tab page Automation Aux1Send Aux2Send Backup CD Utility Ch Assign Ch Pair Ch Routing Ch View ChOnGroup Control CueLevel DiskUtility DrmsMixer EditScene EditTrk EFF1Send EFF2Send EFFRouting EQ Library EQ/ATT EventList Export Fader Pan FaderGroup FinalEFF Import InsertEFF MasterEQ MasterTrk MIDI/MMC Mixer View MixerSetup Monitor...

  • Page 198: Block Diagram

    Block diagram...

  • Page 199: Midi Implementation Chart

    *5: Transmitted when “MMC Transmit”or “MTC Master” is selected in [SYSTEM/MIDI] “MIDI/MMC”. Mode 1 : OMNI ON, POLY Mode 3 : OMNI OFF, POLY Consult your local Korg distributor for more information on MIDI IMPLEMENTATION. MIDI Implementation Chart Recognized Transmitted –...

  • Page 200

    Please also retain your receipt as proof of purchase otherwise your product may be disqualified from the manufacturer’s or distributor’s warranty. KORG INC. 4015-2 Yanokuchi, Inagi-city, Tokyo 206-0812 Japan  2005 KORG INC. IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CONSUMERS...

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