Using the unit in the following locations can result in a
In direct sunlight
Locations of extreme temperature or humidity
Excessively dusty or dirty locations
Locations of excessive vibration
Close to magnetic fields
Please connect the designated AC adapter to an AC outlet of
the correct voltage. Do not connect it to an AC outlet of
voltage other than that for which your unit is intended.
Interference with other electrical devices
Radios and televisions placed nearby may experience
reception interference. Operate this unit at a suitable distance
from radios and televisions.
To avoid breakage, do not apply excessive force to the
switches or controls.
If the exterior becomes dirty, wipe it with a clean, dry cloth.
Do not use liquid cleaners such as benzene or thinner, or
cleaning compounds or flammable polishes.
Keep this manual
After reading this manual, please keep it for later reference.
Keeping foreign matter out of your equipment
Never set any container with liquid in it near this equipment. If
liquid gets into the equipment, it could cause a breakdown,
fire, or electrical shock.
Be careful not to let metal objects get into the equipment. If
something does slip into the equipment, unplug the AC
adapter from the wall outlet. Then contact your nearest Korg
dealer or the store where the equipment was purchased.
THE FCC REGULATION WARNING (for U.S.A.)
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the
FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference
to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to
try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different
from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician
Unauthorized changes or modification to this system can void
the user's authority to operate this equipment.
CE mark for European Harmonized Standards
CE mark which is attached to our company's products of AC
mains operated apparatus until December 31, 1996 means it
conforms to EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and CE mark
And, CE mark which is attached after January 1, 1997 means
it conforms to EMC Directive (89/336/EEC), CE mark
Directive (93/68/EEC) and Low Voltage Directive (73/23/
Also, CE mark which is attached to our company's products
of Battery operated apparatus means it conforms to EMC
Directive (89/336/EEC) and CE mark Directive (93/68/EEC).
Unexpected malfunctions can result in the loss of memory
contents. Please be sure to save important data on an external
data filer (storage device). Korg cannot accept any responsibility
for any loss or damage which you may incur as a result of data
Printing conventions in this manual
Knobs and keys printed in BOLD TYPE.
Knobs and keys on the panel of the microKORG are printed in
Parameters " "
Parameters are enclosed in "double quotation marks."
These symbols respectively indicate cautions, advice, and MIDI-
CC# is used as an abbreviation for Control Change Number.
In MIDI-related explanations, numbers enclosed in square
brackets [ ] are in hexadecimal notation.
The numerical values of various parameters appearing in this
manual are only for explanatory purposes. They may not
necessary match what appears in the display of your
Knob positions and parameters
Knob positions and parameter values appearing in this manual
(p.16 and following) are approximations. There may be slight
discrepancies between knob positions and parameter values.
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