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Korg Electribe SX ESX-1 Owner's Manual

Korg Electribe SX ESX-1 Owner's Manual (108 pages)

Music Production Sampler  
Brand: Korg | Category: Recording Equipment | Size: 3.74 MB
Table of contents
Power Supply2................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction7................................................................................................................................................................
Main Features7................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Data On The Esx-18................................................................................................................................................................
About The Vacuum Tubes8................................................................................................................................................................
Parts And Their Functions9................................................................................................................................................................
Top Panel9................................................................................................................................................................
Common Section10................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Section11................................................................................................................................................................
Part Select Section12................................................................................................................................................................
Step Key Section12................................................................................................................................................................
Arpeggiator Section13................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel14................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel14................................................................................................................................................................
Card Section14................................................................................................................................................................
Items And Functions In The Display15................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Operation17................................................................................................................................................................
Preparations17................................................................................................................................................................
Connections17................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Power On/off17................................................................................................................................................................
To Turn The Power On17................................................................................................................................................................
To Turn The Power Off17................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Demo Song18................................................................................................................................................................
To Pause Playback18................................................................................................................................................................
To Resume Playback18................................................................................................................................................................
To Stop Playback18................................................................................................................................................................
Demo Song List18................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Mode19................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling Procedure On The Esx-119................................................................................................................................................................
Audition The Existing Samples19................................................................................................................................................................
Record A New Sample19................................................................................................................................................................
Edit A Sample19................................................................................................................................................................
Save A Sample19................................................................................................................................................................
Assign The Sample To A Part19................................................................................................................................................................
Auditioning Samples20................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Sample20................................................................................................................................................................
Recording A New Sample21................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling21................................................................................................................................................................
Preparations For Sampling21................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling Mode Settings21................................................................................................................................................................
Recording The Sample21................................................................................................................................................................
Using The External Input Sound To Trigger Sampling22................................................................................................................................................................
If Sampling Does Not Start When You Begin Playback22................................................................................................................................................................
Editing A Sample23................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Start Point23................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The End Point23................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Loop Location23................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Pitch Of The Sample24................................................................................................................................................................
Directly Sampling The Sound Of The Esx-1 (resampling)25................................................................................................................................................................
Resampling From The Beginning Of A Pattern Or Song25................................................................................................................................................................
Resampling From The Middle Of A Pattern Or Song25................................................................................................................................................................
Resampling Just One Note Of A Part26................................................................................................................................................................
Slice27................................................................................................................................................................
What Is "slice27................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Slice Sample (time Slice)27................................................................................................................................................................
If You Were Not Successful In Creating A Slice Sample28................................................................................................................................................................
Try Changing The Slice Step Setting (step 3, Above)28................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Turning Slices On/off While You Adjust The Sensitivity (paragraph 6, Above)29................................................................................................................................................................
Using Individual Sample Slices29................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Slice Sample In A Pattern That Has A Different Beat30................................................................................................................................................................
If A Last Step Is Specified For The Pattern30................................................................................................................................................................
Stretch31................................................................................................................................................................
What Is "stretch31................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Stretch Sample31................................................................................................................................................................
Convenient Sample-editing Functions3232................................................................................................................................................................
Normalize32................................................................................................................................................................
Truncate32................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Sample33................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Sample Under A Different Name33................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Sample34................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Remaining Amount Of Sampling Area34................................................................................................................................................................
Pattern Mode35................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Patterns35................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Pattern35................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Pattern35................................................................................................................................................................
To Start Playback35................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Pattern36................................................................................................................................................................
To Check Which Pattern Is Playing36................................................................................................................................................................
To Force Playback To Restart At The Beginning Of The Pattern36................................................................................................................................................................
About The Timing Of Changing Patterns36................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Playback Tempo36................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Dial To Set The Tempo36................................................................................................................................................................
To Set The Tempo More Precisely36................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Tap Key To Set The Tempo37................................................................................................................................................................
Auto Bpm Scanning37................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping A Constant Tempo As You Change Patterns (tempo Lock)37................................................................................................................................................................
Playing The Sound Of A Part38................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Part38................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Parts (1-5, 6a-b, 7a-b)38................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Parts (1, 2)38................................................................................................................................................................
Accent Part38................................................................................................................................................................
Stretch Parts (1, 2)38................................................................................................................................................................
Slice Part38................................................................................................................................................................
Audio In Part38................................................................................................................................................................
Listening To The Sound Of A Part38................................................................................................................................................................
Listening To The Sound Of A Drum Part38................................................................................................................................................................
Listening To The Sound Of A Keyboard Part (the Keyboard Function)39................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Part39................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Part, Stretch Part, Slice Part, Audio In Part39................................................................................................................................................................
To Select A Part During Playback Without Causing It To Sound39................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Part39................................................................................................................................................................
Muting A Part39................................................................................................................................................................
Soloing A Part40................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Accents To A Part40................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Accent Locations And Strength40................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Parts That Will Be Accented40................................................................................................................................................................
Transposing A Phrase (transpose)41................................................................................................................................................................
Adding "swing" To A Pattern41................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Amount Of Swing41................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Parts That Will Swing41................................................................................................................................................................
Applying A Roll To A Part42................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Part And Turning On The Roll Effect42................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Roll Type42................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning The Output Of Each Part42................................................................................................................................................................
Adding The Valve-force Effect To Increase The Impact Of The Sound42................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Various Devices To Audio In43................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Arpeggiator44................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With The Arpeggiator44................................................................................................................................................................
To Arpeggiate A Drum Part, Stretch Part44................................................................................................................................................................
To Play The Slice Part44................................................................................................................................................................
To Play The Audio In Part44................................................................................................................................................................
To Arpeggiate A Keyboard Part44................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Center Note44................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Scale Of The Arpeggiator45................................................................................................................................................................
Arpeggio Scale List45................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Sounds46................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Sample To A Part46................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Individual Slices Of A Slice Sample47................................................................................................................................................................
Editing The Sound Of A Part47................................................................................................................................................................
Editing The Part Common Parameters47................................................................................................................................................................
Modulation49................................................................................................................................................................
Filter49................................................................................................................................................................
Effects51................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Effects51................................................................................................................................................................
To Apply An Effect51................................................................................................................................................................
To Edit An Effect51................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Select51................................................................................................................................................................
Effect Type51................................................................................................................................................................
Fx Edit51................................................................................................................................................................
Fx Chain51................................................................................................................................................................
Effect Types52................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo52................................................................................................................................................................
Mono Mix52................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Cross52................................................................................................................................................................
Effect Parameters53................................................................................................................................................................
Recording A Phrase57................................................................................................................................................................
Realtime Recording57................................................................................................................................................................
Step Recording57................................................................................................................................................................
Recording A Phrase During Playback (realtime Recording)57................................................................................................................................................................
To Record A Drum Part57................................................................................................................................................................
To Record A Keyboard Part58................................................................................................................................................................
To Record The Audio-in Part58................................................................................................................................................................
To Record During Playback58................................................................................................................................................................
To Erase Unwanted Triggers During Playback (erase)59................................................................................................................................................................
To Record A Rhythm For A Drum Part, Slice Part, Stretch Part, Accent Part59................................................................................................................................................................
To Record A Phrase For A Keyboard Part59................................................................................................................................................................
To Input A Rest Or Tie59................................................................................................................................................................
To Move The Target Step59................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Pattern Sequence Data60................................................................................................................................................................
Editing A Phrase Pattern (note Edit)60................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Step You Want To Edit60................................................................................................................................................................
Editing The Trigger Locations (the Location Of The Notes)61................................................................................................................................................................
Editing The Note Number (pitch)61................................................................................................................................................................
Editing The Gate Time61................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Length And Time Signature Of A Pattern62................................................................................................................................................................
To Check The Length And Beat62................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Length62................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Beat63................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Last Step63................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Data Within A Pattern64................................................................................................................................................................
To Move Data64................................................................................................................................................................
To Copy Data Repeatedly64................................................................................................................................................................
To Move Data Randomly64................................................................................................................................................................
Copying A Part65................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Only The Sound Of A Part65................................................................................................................................................................
Copy Part65................................................................................................................................................................
Copy Sound65................................................................................................................................................................
Erasing The Sequence Data Of A Part66................................................................................................................................................................
To Erase All Of A Part's Performance Data66................................................................................................................................................................
To Erase Trigger Data While Recording Or Playing Back66................................................................................................................................................................
Erasing All Data From A Pattern66................................................................................................................................................................
Clear Part66................................................................................................................................................................
Comparing The Currently-edited Pattern With The Saved Pattern (compare)67................................................................................................................................................................
Motion Sequence68................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Motion Sequence68................................................................................................................................................................
Recording A Motion Sequence69................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Motion Sequence69................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Motion Sequence Data70................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Motion Sequence Data70................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Motion Sequence That You Want To Edit70................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Motion Sequence Parameter Values70................................................................................................................................................................
Motion Dest70................................................................................................................................................................
Motion Value70................................................................................................................................................................
Erasing A Motion Sequence For A Part Or Effect71................................................................................................................................................................
Pattern Set72................................................................................................................................................................
What Is Pattern Set72................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With A Pattern Set72................................................................................................................................................................
Using Chain Play With Pattern Set72................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Pattern To A Pattern Set73................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Pattern74................................................................................................................................................................
If You Decide Not To Save A Pattern You Create74................................................................................................................................................................
Saving By Overwriting An Existing Pattern74................................................................................................................................................................
To Overwrite Onto A Different Pattern74................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Pattern Under A Different Name74................................................................................................................................................................
Song Mode75................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Song75................................................................................................................................................................
What Is Position75................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Song76................................................................................................................................................................
Fast-forwarding Or Rewinding The Playback76................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Song76................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Songs76................................................................................................................................................................
To Play Back From The Beginning Of The Position Or Song76................................................................................................................................................................
To Continue Playing Another A Song76................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Tap Tempo Key To Set The Tempo77................................................................................................................................................................
Locking The Tempo Of A Song77................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Song78................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying A Pattern For Each Position78................................................................................................................................................................
To Play Back The Completed Song From The Beginning78................................................................................................................................................................
Transposing The Pitch Of A Pattern For A Specific Position78................................................................................................................................................................
Editing A Song79................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting A Pattern79................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Pattern79................................................................................................................................................................
Insert Pattern79................................................................................................................................................................
Delete Pattern79................................................................................................................................................................
Erasing Data From A Song80................................................................................................................................................................
If You Erase Song Data By Accident80................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Pattern In A Specific Position80................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining The Part Mute Settings Even When The Pattern Changes80................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back Songs In Succession80................................................................................................................................................................
Clear Song80................................................................................................................................................................
Event Recording81................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Song Event Data81................................................................................................................................................................
To Record Using Event Recording81................................................................................................................................................................
To Erase Event Data From A Song81................................................................................................................................................................
To Check The Event Data In A Song81................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Song82................................................................................................................................................................
To Simply Save The Song82................................................................................................................................................................
To Overwrite Onto A Different Song82................................................................................................................................................................
To Rename And Save The Song82................................................................................................................................................................
Global Mode83................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Metronome83................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Input Jack To Mono/stereo83................................................................................................................................................................
Exchangeing The Arpeggiator Functions83................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting The Data In Memory83................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Global Mode Settings84................................................................................................................................................................
Using Smartmedia84................................................................................................................................................................
About Cards84................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Precautions84................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting Smartmedia85................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Data To Smartmedia (save All)85................................................................................................................................................................
Loading All Data From Smartmedia Into The Esx-185................................................................................................................................................................
Loading A Single Pattern From Smartmedia (load Pattern)86................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Just A Single Sample On Smartmedia86................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Just A Single Sample From Smartmedia87................................................................................................................................................................
Loading A Wav Or Aiff File87................................................................................................................................................................
Loading From An Es (esx-1 Or Es-1) File87................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Esx-1 File From Smartmedia (delete File)88................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Wave Or Aiff File From Smartmedia88................................................................................................................................................................
About Wav/aiff File Formats88................................................................................................................................................................
Wav Files (import/export)88................................................................................................................................................................
Aiff Files (import Only)88................................................................................................................................................................
About Midi89................................................................................................................................................................
About Midi Channels89................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Esx-1 As A Sound Module89................................................................................................................................................................
If You Connect A Multi-track Midi Sequencer To The Esx-189................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Midi Channel Of Each Part89................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Utility90................................................................................................................................................................
Making Midi Filter Settings90................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning The Drum Note Numbers90................................................................................................................................................................
About Note-on/note-off91................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Midi Control Change Number To A Knob91................................................................................................................................................................
Transmitting Sound Settings And Other Data92................................................................................................................................................................
Transmitting/receiving A Data Dump92................................................................................................................................................................
Transmitting92................................................................................................................................................................
Receiving92................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Patterns92................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Pitch Bend Range93................................................................................................................................................................
To Set The Pitch Bend Range93................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing Playback With An External Midi Device93................................................................................................................................................................
To Use The Esx-1 As The Master, And Synchronize An External Midi Device To It93................................................................................................................................................................
To Use The External Midi Device As The Master, And Synchronize The Esx-1 To It93................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back In Sync With Other Electribe Models94................................................................................................................................................................
To Make The Es-1 Play In Synchronization To The Tempo Of The Esx-194................................................................................................................................................................
To Make The Esx-1 And Es-1 Play Back The Identically- Numbered Pattern In Synchronization94................................................................................................................................................................
About The Midi Messages Used For Synchronization94................................................................................................................................................................
Timing Clock94................................................................................................................................................................
Start94................................................................................................................................................................
Continue, Stop94................................................................................................................................................................
About Synchronization In Song Mode95................................................................................................................................................................
Song Select95................................................................................................................................................................
Song Position Pointer95................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Via Nrpn95................................................................................................................................................................
About System Exclusive Messages95................................................................................................................................................................
Universal System Exclusive Messages95................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix97................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting97................................................................................................................................................................
Can't Control The Esx-1 Via Midi97................................................................................................................................................................
Sound Is Distorted97................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages98................................................................................................................................................................
Cardfull98................................................................................................................................................................
Initializing The User Data99................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications99................................................................................................................................................................
Pattrn Name List100................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Name List101................................................................................................................................................................
Knob/sw - Midi List102................................................................................................................................................................
Block Diagram105................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Implementation Chart106................................................................................................................................................................

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