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GEM PK7 Owner's Manual

GEM PK7 Owner's Manual (130 pages)

Brand: GEM | Category: Electronic Keyboard | Size: 4.65 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction 17................................................................................................................................................................
Multimedia Workstation7................................................................................................................................................................
The Owner's Manual7................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications Pk77................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications8................................................................................................................................................................
Important Information10................................................................................................................................................................
Important Preliminary Notes11................................................................................................................................................................
How To Update Your Instrument11................................................................................................................................................................
Pk711................................................................................................................................................................
Pk511................................................................................................................................................................
System Reset11................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel Pk712................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel Pk7/pk5 (connections)15................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel Pk516................................................................................................................................................................
Control Change On Tracks16................................................................................................................................................................
Get Started18................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Up And Preliminary Operations18................................................................................................................................................................
Power On/off18................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Power18................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Unit18................................................................................................................................................................
Play On The Keyboard And Change The Sounds19................................................................................................................................................................
Select Performances And Play Keyboard Sounds20................................................................................................................................................................
Select Styles And Play With Automatic Accompaniments21................................................................................................................................................................
Play The Programmable Pads22................................................................................................................................................................
Add Pitch Bend To Your Playing22................................................................................................................................................................
Play With Effects Or Bypass Them22................................................................................................................................................................
Play With Headphones23................................................................................................................................................................
Play With The Pedals23................................................................................................................................................................
Regulate The General Effect Volumes23................................................................................................................................................................
Transpose The Instrument (semitones)24................................................................................................................................................................
Demo25................................................................................................................................................................
How To Listen To The Demo Styles25................................................................................................................................................................
Song Play - Direct From Disk (pk7 Only)25................................................................................................................................................................
User Guide26................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Concepts27................................................................................................................................................................
Style, Song Style And Song27................................................................................................................................................................
Style And Realtime Modes (style Accompaniments Off)27................................................................................................................................................................
Style Lock And Single Touch Play Buttons27................................................................................................................................................................
Song Style Mode28................................................................................................................................................................
Song Mode (pk7 Only)28................................................................................................................................................................
Performance29................................................................................................................................................................
Tracks30................................................................................................................................................................
Sounds30................................................................................................................................................................
Connections31................................................................................................................................................................
Power31................................................................................................................................................................
Aux Out (stereo)31................................................................................................................................................................
Input - (mic/line + Gain)31................................................................................................................................................................
Midi31................................................................................................................................................................
Pedals32................................................................................................................................................................
Computer (pk7 Only)32................................................................................................................................................................
Video (optional - Pk7 Only)33................................................................................................................................................................
Headphones33................................................................................................................................................................
Music Stand33................................................................................................................................................................
The Display34................................................................................................................................................................
Data Entry35................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Alphanumeric Data36................................................................................................................................................................
Sounds & Performances37................................................................................................................................................................
The Sounds And Tracks37................................................................................................................................................................
The 3 Real Time Keyboard Tracks (upper 1, Upper 2, Lower)37................................................................................................................................................................
Sounds & The Keyboard Mode37................................................................................................................................................................
Full Mode37................................................................................................................................................................
Split Mode38................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Sounds39................................................................................................................................................................
To Select Keyboard Sounds39................................................................................................................................................................
Bank 1, 2 And 3 (bank 3 Is Present In Pk7 Only)40................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Performances41................................................................................................................................................................
How To Program The Performances42................................................................................................................................................................
The Performance Parameters43................................................................................................................................................................
Store Performance45................................................................................................................................................................
Save Changes To A Different Performance (or Create A New One)45................................................................................................................................................................
The Performance Name46................................................................................................................................................................
To Restore The Original Performance Settings46................................................................................................................................................................
The Styles47................................................................................................................................................................
About Pk7/pk5 Styles47................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Styles48................................................................................................................................................................
Recall A Style By Selecting The Performances49................................................................................................................................................................
The Style Controls51................................................................................................................................................................
Start/stop51................................................................................................................................................................
Key Start51................................................................................................................................................................
Intro51................................................................................................................................................................
Ending52................................................................................................................................................................
Var 1, Var 2, Var 3, Var 452................................................................................................................................................................
Fill A, Fill, Fill B52................................................................................................................................................................
Tap Tempo (also Fill B)53................................................................................................................................................................
Fade In/out53................................................................................................................................................................
The Arranger Section54................................................................................................................................................................
Arrange On/off54................................................................................................................................................................
Arrange Memory54................................................................................................................................................................
Lower Memory54................................................................................................................................................................
Bass To Lowest54................................................................................................................................................................
The Style Tempo55................................................................................................................................................................
Tempo Lock55................................................................................................................................................................
Saving The Tempo To A Performance55................................................................................................................................................................
The Split Point56................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A New Split Point56................................................................................................................................................................
Arrange Mode57................................................................................................................................................................
Single Touch Play, Store Performance, Style/tempo Lock59................................................................................................................................................................
Single Touch Play59................................................................................................................................................................
Style/tempo Lock60................................................................................................................................................................
The Utility Section61................................................................................................................................................................
Disk (pk7 Only)64................................................................................................................................................................
Files64................................................................................................................................................................
The Disk Functions64................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Songs And Midi Files66................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Styles66................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Performances66................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Samples66................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Song Styles66................................................................................................................................................................
Load Operations - Play A Song Or Midifile Direct From Disk66................................................................................................................................................................
The Load Procedure67................................................................................................................................................................
Recongizing Files With Extensions68................................................................................................................................................................
Save Operations68................................................................................................................................................................
The Save Procedure69................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Midi Files70................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Song Styles70................................................................................................................................................................
Delete71................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Formatting Procedures72................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting Procedure72................................................................................................................................................................
General Disk Handling Information73................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Disk Into The Drive73................................................................................................................................................................
Ejecting A Floppy Disk73................................................................................................................................................................
The Write Protect Tab73................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Floppy Disks74................................................................................................................................................................
Back-up Copies74................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Drive Head Cleaning74................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions To Observe When Using Pk7 Disks With A Computer75................................................................................................................................................................
Songs (pk7 Only)76................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Song76................................................................................................................................................................
The Song Performance76................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting And Playing Back Songs76................................................................................................................................................................
To Select A Song76................................................................................................................................................................
Song Playback77................................................................................................................................................................
Melody Off (pk7 Only)78................................................................................................................................................................
Play All Songs (pk7 Only)78................................................................................................................................................................
Play A Song With A Track In Real Time78................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Lyrics (pk7 Only)80................................................................................................................................................................
To Display Lyrics On An External Monitor Or Domestic Tv80................................................................................................................................................................
Song Styles81................................................................................................................................................................
Song/style Performances81................................................................................................................................................................
To Select And Playback A Song Style81................................................................................................................................................................
Select A Song Style81................................................................................................................................................................
Play A Song Style In Real Time82................................................................................................................................................................
Song Style Recording83................................................................................................................................................................
Entering The Song Style Record Mode83................................................................................................................................................................
Recording83................................................................................................................................................................
Listen To The Song Style Playback84................................................................................................................................................................
Clear Song Style (user Song/style)85................................................................................................................................................................
Song Style Name86................................................................................................................................................................
Digital Signal Processor87................................................................................................................................................................
Reverb87................................................................................................................................................................
Chorus87................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning The Effect Types88................................................................................................................................................................
How To Select The Effect Types88................................................................................................................................................................
Deactivating (bypassing) The Effects89................................................................................................................................................................
Regulating The Send Levels90................................................................................................................................................................
Revsend90................................................................................................................................................................
Chosend90................................................................................................................................................................
What Is Midi92................................................................................................................................................................
The Computer Port (pk7 Only)92................................................................................................................................................................
Tracks And Midi Channels93................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Connection Rules93................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Midi Channels93................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Lock93................................................................................................................................................................
The Common Channel94................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Numeration94................................................................................................................................................................
Principal Midi Applications94................................................................................................................................................................
Piloting An Expander (or Other Keyboard) With Pk7/pk594................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Pk7/pk5 In Song Mode With A Computer (or External Sequencer)97................................................................................................................................................................
Piloting Pk7/pk5 With A Master Keyboard98................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling (pk7 Only) & Programmable Pads100................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling And Programmable Pads Assignment100................................................................................................................................................................
Digital Audio Sampler100................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling Procedure101................................................................................................................................................................
The Sample Edit Parameters102................................................................................................................................................................
Volume102................................................................................................................................................................
Pan102................................................................................................................................................................
Tuning102................................................................................................................................................................
Cancelling Samples103................................................................................................................................................................
Programmable Pads Assign104................................................................................................................................................................
The Pk7/pk5 Pads104................................................................................................................................................................
• 11 Midi/general105................................................................................................................................................................
Reference Section109................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications Pk 5112................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix117................................................................................................................................................................
Sounds Table119................................................................................................................................................................
Style/song Tables121................................................................................................................................................................
Reverb Table122................................................................................................................................................................
Chorus Table122................................................................................................................................................................
Drumkit Tables123................................................................................................................................................................
Recognized Chords - Example In The Key Of C126................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Implementation Chart127................................................................................................................................................................

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