In Global mode you can make settings that affect the entire
instrument, such as master tuning, MIDI, and memory pro-
You can also edit user scales, drum kit setups, and user
If you want the settings you make in Global mode to be
backed up when the power is turned off, you must
write them into memory. To write your settings, use the
Utility "Write Global Setting," "Write Drum Kits," or
"Write Arpeggio Patterns."
GLOBAL PAGE MENU
For details on selecting pages and parameters, refer to Pro-
gram mode "PROGRAM PAGE MENU" p.1.
0: System Basic settings for the entire X50/
microX, and controller settings such
as the pedals connected to the rear
1: MIDI MIDI settings for this instrument.
2: User Scale Scale settings created by the user.
You can specify 16 types of octave
scale, and one full-range scale.
3: Category Name Edit category names for programs
and combinations. (☞p.86)
4: DKit Edit drum kits. (☞p.86)
5: Arp.Pattern Edit user arpeggio patterns. (☞p.89)
microX: Ext. Control 6: Ext Control External control settings. CC# assign-
ments for the REALTIME CONTROLS
4. Global mode
GLOBAL 0: System
Master Tune (Master Tune [Cent])
[–50cent (427.47Hz)...+50cent (452.89Hz)]
This adjusts the overall tuning of this instrument in one-cent
units (semitone = 100 cents) over a range of ±50 cents. With a
setting of 0, the frequency of A4 will be 440 Hz.
The A4 pitch given here is when Equal Temperament is
selected as the scale. If a different scale is selected, A4
may not be 440 Hz.
his adjusts the pitch in semitone steps over a ±1 octave
This setting is applied at the location (PreMIDI or Post-
MIDI) speciﬁed by "Convert Position" (1–1a).
Note number transmitted
microX (when OCTAVE
keys are dark)
"Master Tune" can be controlled by the MIDI universal
system exclusive message Master Fine Tuning (F0, 7F,
nn, 04, 03, vv, mm, F7: nn=MIDI channel, vv/mm=
"Key Transpose" can be controlled by the MIDI univer-
sal system exclusive message Master Coarse Tuning
(F0, 7F, nn, 04, 04, vv, mm, F7: nn=MIDI channel, vv/
These messages are received on the global MIDI chan-
nel speciﬁed by "MIDI Channel" (1–1a).