Playing on the keyboard
6. BASIC OPERATIONS
PLAYING ON THE KEYBOARD
Just play on the keyboard. You will hear the Realtime
tracks playing. There are four Realtime tracks: Upper
1–3 and Lower. They may play all at the same time, or
just one or a few of them, depending on their Mute sta-
tus. If you cannot hear a track, check the mute status of
Tracks can be set in different ways: use the KEY-
BOARD MODE section to select the way they are con-
figured on the keyboard.
Press FULL UPPER to play the Upper 1–3 tracks
on the full range of the keyboard, just as you
would on a piano.
Press SPLIT to let the Upper 1–3 tracks play on the
right of the Split Point, and the Lower track on the
Keep the SPLIT POINT button pressed, and play a
note to change the point where the keyboard is
divided in an Upper and a Lower part.
To save the selected split point note, press the GLOBAL
button, then press WRITE to save the Global in mem-
ory (see "The Write window" on page 126).
SELECTING, MUTING/UNMUTING AND
SOLOING A TRACK
Selecting. Use the VOLUME/VALUE (A–H) buttons to
select a track.
The selected track is shown with a solid square sur-
rounding its status icons.
If you can't see the track that you're looking for, use the
TRACK SELECT button to scroll up or down the
tracks, and find the hidden ones.
Mute/unmute. Press both VOLUME/VALUE (A–H)
buttons to mute or unmute a track. For example, if you
are on the main page that appears after turning the
instrument on, and you want to mute the Upper 1
track, press the E (UPPER1/ACC2) buttons together.
The mute/play status is shown by the relevant icon in
Play status; the track plays on the key-
Mute status; the track doesn't play on the
Solo. While in the Style Play, Song Play and Song
modes, you can solo one of the tracks. Just keep the
SHIFT button pressed, and press both VOLUME/
VALUE buttons corresponding to the track you wish to
To exit the solo mode, keep the SHIFT button pressed
again, and press both VOLUME/VALUE buttons corre-
sponding to the soloed track.