Playing and Editing Combinations
Simple combination editing
You can edit any of the Combinations shipped
with X50, or you can start with an initialized Pro-
gram to create sounds from scratch.
On the X50, you can use the edit of COMBI 0: Play
page and the realtime controller knobs and
switches of the front panel to make simple
changes to a program without having to enter the
editing pages that contain the detailed editing
Changing the programs
within the Combination
Changing the Program assigned to each timbre (1–
8) is a quick way to dramatically alter the sound of
Note: You can make the following settings from
either the COMBI 0: Play page or the 1: Ed–Tone
Selecting programs from the front
panel and LCD
To change the Program assigned to a Timbre:
1. Access the COMBI 0: Play, Prog page.
This page shows information about the
programs assigned to Timbres 1–8.
2. Use the ClickPoint to highlight "Program
Select," and use the [VALUE] dial etc. to select a
You can use either of the following methods to
select a program.
• "Selecting programs from the front panel:"
• When selecting by category, "Selecting pro-
grams by category" will be the only available
method. (☞p.38 "Selecting programs by cate-
Listening to the program sound of just
Here's how you can listen to the sound of a single
timbre by itself.
1. Press the [UTILITY] button to access the utility
2. Use the ClickPoint [π][†] to choose "Solo
Selected Timbre," and press the ClickPoint
Now you will hear only the program sound of
the currently selected timbre. The lower part of
the display will indicate [Solo].
3. To cancel this setting, choose "Solo Selected
Timbre" once again and press the ClickPoint
Receiving MIDI program changes to
switch timbre programs
See "Switching the program of a timbre via MIDI"
Note: MIDI program changes only work for
Timbres whose Status is set to INT.
Adjusting a timbre's pan and
Adjusting the pan (stereo position)
Here's how to adjust the pan of each timbre.
1. Access the COMBI 0: Play, Mixer page.
This page shows the pan and volume settings
for the programs assigned to timbres 1–8.
2. Use the ClickPoint [√][®][π][†] to highlight
the "Pan" of the timbre whose pan setting you