Korg X50 Operation Manual Page 18

Korg x50 music synthesizer operation guide.
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Introduction
1. [PITCH] wheel, [MOD] wheel
This controls pitch or modulation, etc.
Moving the wheel will control the sound. The
actual functions that are being controlled will
depend on various program and effect parame-
ters. (☞p.41)
2. [SW1], [SW2]
These switches can perform a number of different
functions, such as modulating sounds or locking
the modulation values of [PITCH] wheel.
The actual functions that are being controlled will
depend on various program and effect parame-
ters.
3. [VOLUME] slider
This adjusts the volume of the (MAIN OUTPUT)
L/MONO, R jacks, as well as the volume of the
headphone jack.
4. REALTIME CONTROLS
[SELECT] button
[1]–[4] knob
Use the [SELECT] button to choose one of the real-
time controller modes - A/B/C - and use knobs
[1]–[4] to control the tone, effects, MIDI control
changes, and arpeggiator etc. while you perform.
(☞p.43, 92)
5. Arpeggiator
The X50's arpeggiator is a polyphonic arpeggiator.
[ARP ON/OFF] button
This button turns the arpeggiator on/off. When
on, the button will light. (☞p.91)
The LED located above knob [4] blinks at quarter-
note intervals of the tempo.
In REALTIME CONTROLS C-mode, you can use
the [1], [2], [3], and [4] knobs to vary the arpeggio
pattern in realtime.
6. MODE
Use these buttons to enter modes. The X50 has
four modes. (☞p.19)
Press a button (the LED will light) to enter the cor-
responding mode.
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[COMBI] button
[PROG] button
[GLOBAL] button
[MULTI] button
7. Display
You can select a page, tab, or parameter in the dis-
play, and specify its value. (☞p.15)
8. CATEGORY
You can select programs, multisamples, combina-
tions, timbre/track programs, effects, or drum
samples by category.
[CATEGORY] button
Press this button to access the category menu, and
choose a program etc. from the list. The category
menu will appear if you have selected an appro-
priate mode, page, or parameter. (☞p.38, 45, 82,
109)
9. AUDITION, Demo Song Player
[AUDITION] button
In Program mode when you press the [AUDI-
TION] button (the button will light), a riff (phrase)
appropriate for the preloaded or preset program
will play. (This is called the Audition function.) To
stop auditioning, press the [AUDITION] button
once again.
Demo song player
When you hold down the [CATEGORY] button
and press the [AUDITION] button, the Demo
Song Player page will appear.
Select a song and press the [AUDITION] button to
begin playback. Press the [AUDITION] button
once again to stop playback.
To exit from this mode, press the [EXIT/CANCEL]
button. (☞p.8)
10. VALUE controllers
The following VALUE controllers are used to set
the value of the selected parameter (☞p.20).
[VALUE] dial
[INC], [DEC] buttons
Numeric buttons [0]–[9], [–] button,
[./HOLD] button, [ENTER] button

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