Korg microX Operation Manual Page 44

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Playing and Editing Programs
For example, to select bank B, press the
PROGRAM [B] button. The [B] button will
light, and the name Bank B will appear in the
left of the display.
• Each time you press the [GM] button, the bank
will alternate as shown below.
G→g(d)→G→g(d)→G...
Auditioning the sound
5. Play a note on the keyboard to hear the sound
you selected.
Alternatively, you can press the [AUDITION]
button (the button will light) to turn on the
Audition function and the microX will
automatically play a riff (phrase) suitable for
the selected program.
Overview: Program Banks
When shipped from the factory, it is loaded with
640 Programs. You can also save any programs
that you create.
Programs are organized into six banks as shown in
the following table.
Program banks
Prog.
Bank
No.
for
A, B,
000...
preloaded
C, D, E
127
programs
001...
GM
G
128
programs
001...
GM2 drum
g(d)
128
programs
38
Explanation
With the factory settings, these
banks contain a wide variety of
preloaded programs that use
the internal PCM ROM
multisamples, effects, and
arpeggio patterns.
128 programs can be written or
rewritten to each bank (for a
total of 640).
These banks contain 128 GM
programs and nine GM drum
programs that are compatible
with the GM sound map. The
programs of these banks are
read-only.
Bank G contains the GM
programs. G lets you select 128
programs numbered from 001–
128, and g(d) lets you select
nine drum programs.
You can't write (save) data to
these banks.
Selecting by Category
You can select Programs from within a category,
such as keyboard, organ, bass, and drums.
When shipped from the factory, the preloaded
Programs are organized into 16 categories.
In the PROG 0: Play page you can select programs
by category as follows.
Using [CATEGORY] and the PROGRAM/
COMBINATION buttons to select
1. Press the [CATEGORY] button.
The category menu will appear. The categories
are displayed in the left side of the screen, and a
list of the programs in the selected category are
displayed in the right side.
Category
2. Press the PROGRAM [A]–[GM] or COMBINATION
[A]–[C] button for the desired category.
The category you specify will be selected. A
category name is printed below each bank
button.
Note: This method lets you select up to nine
categories.
• You can use the [PAGE+][PAGE–] buttons to
step through the categories one by one.
3. By using the [VALUE] dial or the ClickPoint
[π][†] to select programs, you can step
through the programs in the same category.
4. Press the [MENU/OK] button to confirm your
selection. If you decide not to select a program,
press the [EXIT/CANCEL] button.
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Note: You can also switch categories by using the
ClickPoint [√][®] to select "Category No." in the
top line of the category menu and then turning the
[VALUE] dial.
Category No.
Sel (Select)
Program
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