Simple program editing
You can edit any of the Programs shipped with
microX, or you can start with an initialized Pro-
gram to create sounds from scratch.
On the microX, you can use the eight sliders in the
Performance Editor display and the realtime con-
troller knobs and switches of the front panel to
make simple changes to a program without hav-
ing to enter the editing pages that contain the
detailed editing parameters.
By using the eight sliders of the Performance Edi-
tor, you can make overall adjustments to the sound.
When you move a slider, multiple program
parameters are adjusted simultaneously, meaning
that you can edit multiple parameters by adjusting
a single slider.
1. In Program mode (PROG 0: Play page), select
the program that you want to edit.
2. Press the [PAGE+] button (or [PAGE–] button)
to access the PROG 0: Play, Perform. Edit page.
3. Use the ClickPoint [√][®][π][†] to select the
performance editor parameter you want to
4. Use the [VALUE] dial etc. to adjust the value.
Octave: Indicates the octave setting.
Pitch Stretch: Simultaneously adjusts the
transpose and tune settings of the oscillator.
This allows you to produce a variety of tonal
changes without losing the character of the
This is particularly effective for acoustic-type
programs such as guitar, bass, or piano. Select
various programs and try this out.
OSC Balance: Adjusts the level balance
between oscillators 1 and 2.
Note: For programs whose "Mode (Oscillator
Mode)" (PROG 1: Ed–Basic, Prog Basic page)
setting is Single, oscillator 2 will not sound.
Only the level of oscillator 1 will change. For a
Drums program, this performance editor will
have no effect.
Simple program editing
Amp Level: Indicates the amp level. This will
adjust the volume of the entire program.
Attack Time: Indicates the attack time of the
ﬁlter EG and amp EG. This will adjust the
speed of the attack from note-on.
Note: In order to maximize the effect of the
Attack Time adjustment, the amp EG Start
Level, Attack Level, Start Level Modulation,
and Attack Time Modulation parameters are
Decay Time: Indicates the decay time and
slope time of the ﬁlter EG and amp EG.
IFX Balance: This simultaneously adjusts the
"W/D (Wet/Dry)" balance of all insert effect.
MFX Balance: This simultaneously adjusts the
Return 1 and 2 parameters of the master effects.
Note: Depending on the settings of the program
parameters, the result may not be noticeable.
5. If you want to save the modiﬁed sound, select
the utility menu command "Write Program,"
and write the program. (☞p.45)
The edited content will be lost if you select
another program or turn off the power before
REALTIME CONTROLS , ,
, , [SELECT]
The REALTIME CONTROLS – knobs can be
used to edit parameters such as the ﬁlter cutoff fre-
quency, resonance, the amp and ﬁlter EGs, vol-
ume, portamento time, pan, LFO speed and more.
Three different modes - A, B, and C - allow each
knob to control one of three separate parameters.
The REALTIME CONTROLS – knobs can
transmit MIDI messages (as speciﬁed by the exter-
nal control setup) to your external MIDI equip-
ment. If you turn the [EXT. CONTROLLER]
button on (lit), these knobs will be switched to the
external control function, and will be disconnected
from the internal sound generator. For more about
external control, see "External control settings"
1. Press the REALTIME CONTROLS [SELECT]
button to switch the function of the realtime
controllers to A-mode, B-mode, or C-mode.
Each time you press the button, A-mode, B-
mode or C-mode will be selected alternately,
and the corresponding LED will light.