Items on the front panel that relate
to the Vocoder are printed in green.
Adjusts the volume of the output
from the OUTPUT jacks (L/MONO,
R) and headphone jack.
ARPEGGIATOR ON/OFF key
Switches the arpeggiator on/off.
(When on, the key LED will light.)
ARPEGGIATOR TEMPO LED
Blinks at the tempo of the
arpeggiator performance. If MIDI
CLOCK is set to External and MIDI
Clock data is being received from
the MIDI IN connector, this LED
will blink at that tempo.
OCTAVE SHIFT UP, DOWN keys
Shifts the pitch range of the
keyboard in steps of an octave, over
a range of +/-3 octaves.
Controls the pitch.
Controls the depth of modulation.
Front and rear panel
BANK SELECT dial
Selects the program bank.
BANK SIDE key
Switches between the two sides of each program bank.
(The indicator is dark when side A is selected, and lit
when side B is selected.)
This indicator will blink when the microKORG receives
a MIDI program change, or if the BANK SELECT dial
no longer matches the actual bank.
AUDIO IN 1/2 LEDs
These will light if a signal is being input to the
AUDIO IN jacks. They will light red if an
input overload occurs.
Indicates the current program number,
the value of the selected parameter, or
other various messages.
Saves an edited program or global
setting. ( p.58)
By holding down this key and pressing
another key, you can access various
utility functions. ( p.59)
Also, while this key is lit, it will
function as an EXIT key to exit the
current state and return to normal
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 keys
Select program numbers (the LED of
the selected key will light).
You can also use these keys to turn each
of the eight steps of the arpeggio
on/off, adding variety to an
arpeggiated performance. ( p.11)
In addition, you can hold down the
SHIFT key and press one of these keys
to access various utility functions.