6-1. MIDI DATA DUMP (
"Data dump" is a function that transmits
program or global data in the form of
MIDI exclusive data, so that it can be
saved on a connected MIDI data filer or
computer. This can also be used to
transmit data to another microKORG
Do not touch the knobs or keyboard of
the microKORG while data is being
transmitted or received. Also, never
turn the power off during this time.
Some USB-MIDI interface devices may
not be able to transmit/receive the
microKORG's MIDI exclusive
Connect the microKORG's MIDI OUT
connector to the MIDI IN connector of
a device that is able to receive a MIDI
data dump, and set both devices to the
same MIDI channel.
Hold down the SHIFT key and press
the 6 key.
The display will indicate "
Turn the 1 knob to select the type of
data dump that will be transmitted.
Data for the currently selected program
will be transmitted.
Data for all programs will be
Global data will be transmitted.
All programs and global data will be
The 6 key will begin blinking.
If you decide to cancel, press the lit
Press the blinking 6 key.
The data dump will be executed, and
then the microKORG will return to its
If you did not select a data dump to be
transmitted, the 6 key will remain lit. If
you attempt to transmit by pressing
the 6 key in this state, the display will
indicate "---" and the data dump will
not be executed.
For the size of the dumped data and the
time required for each, refer to table s6-
Use the following procedure when you
want to return previously-saved data
from a connected MIDI data filer or
computer back to the microKORG, or to
receive data from another microKORG
Connect the microKORG's MIDI IN
connector to the MIDI OUT connector
of the device that will transmit the
MIDI dump data.
Set the MIDI channel of the transmit-
ting device to match the microKORG's
MIDI channel. If you previously
transmitted data to an external MIDI
device and want to receive it into the
microKORG, set the microKORG's
MIDI channel to the same setting as
when it originally transmitted the data.
Set the SHIFT function MIDI FILTER
"SYSTEM EXCLUSIVE" to Enable.
Turn "WRITE PROTECT" OFF ( p.63).
Transmit the data from the MIDI data
filer or other device. For the transmis-
sion procedure, refer to the manual of
the device you are using.
Data to dump Data size (Bytes) Time required (Seconds)
Less than one second
Less than one second