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Korg Kronos X Operation Manual

Korg Kronos X Operation Manual (297 pages)

Brand: Korg | Category: Musical Instrument | Size: 9.89 MB
Table of contents
About This Manual3................................................................................................................................................................
Conventions In This Manual3................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Kronos9................................................................................................................................................................
Data Entry10................................................................................................................................................................
Utility Buttons11................................................................................................................................................................
Mode Buttons11................................................................................................................................................................
Vector Joystick12................................................................................................................................................................
Ribbon Controller13................................................................................................................................................................
Headphone Jack13................................................................................................................................................................
Exit Button13................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel16................................................................................................................................................................
Touchview User Interface18................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Information21................................................................................................................................................................
About The Kronos' Pcm Memory24................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Operations25................................................................................................................................................................
Setup28................................................................................................................................................................
Connections29................................................................................................................................................................
Analog Audio Input Connections30................................................................................................................................................................
Update Information34................................................................................................................................................................
New Features In Software Version 2.135................................................................................................................................................................
New Features In Software Version 2.036................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Editing Programs39................................................................................................................................................................
General Midi Programs42................................................................................................................................................................
Using Controllers43................................................................................................................................................................
Value Slider45................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Chord Pads47................................................................................................................................................................
Using Chord Mode48................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Program Editing51................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Program Editing55................................................................................................................................................................
Using Drum Kits56................................................................................................................................................................
Using Lfos And Envelopes (egs)58................................................................................................................................................................
And The Ams Mixers59................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling Pitch60................................................................................................................................................................
Using Filters61................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Amp Section64................................................................................................................................................................
Using Exi66................................................................................................................................................................
Using Vector Synthesis68................................................................................................................................................................
Effects70................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Editing Combinations71................................................................................................................................................................
Using Controllers To Modify The Sound73................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Combination Editing74................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Karma Editing75................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Combination Editing76................................................................................................................................................................
Layers, Splits, And Velocity Switches77................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Settings78................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Programs To Fit Within A Combination79................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Edits82................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Songs (sequencer Mode)83................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Songs86................................................................................................................................................................
Loop Playback87................................................................................................................................................................
The Control Surface In Sequencer Mode88................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Recording90................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Midi In Real-time92................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Step Recording95................................................................................................................................................................
Recording The Sound Of A Combination Or Program96................................................................................................................................................................
An External Sequencer98................................................................................................................................................................
Recording System Exclusive Events99................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Patterns100................................................................................................................................................................
Other Ways To Record102................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Recording103................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Input Settings And Recording Source Selection104................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Procedure107................................................................................................................................................................
Analog Inputs108................................................................................................................................................................
Other Variations Of Audio Track Recording113................................................................................................................................................................
Placing A Wave File In An Audio Track115................................................................................................................................................................
Song Editing117................................................................................................................................................................
Common To Midi Tracks And Audio Tracks118................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Tracks119................................................................................................................................................................
Using Rppr (realtime Pattern Play/record)120................................................................................................................................................................
Rppr Playback121................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling In Sequencer Mode123................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Song124................................................................................................................................................................
Other Notes About Sequencer Mode125................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Protect126................................................................................................................................................................
Set Lists127................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting And Playing Sounds128................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Slots129................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Comment Pad130................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Set Lists131................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Set List Editing132................................................................................................................................................................
Set Lists And The Control Surface134................................................................................................................................................................
Smooth Sound Transitions136................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling (open Sampling System)139................................................................................................................................................................
Samples And Multisamples140................................................................................................................................................................
Preparations For Sampling142................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling And Editing In Sampling Mode148................................................................................................................................................................
And Sampling–p0: Recording149................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Examples Of Sampling151................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Loops155................................................................................................................................................................
Loop Settings156................................................................................................................................................................
Using Time Slice157................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Waveform Editing160................................................................................................................................................................
Multisample Editing161................................................................................................................................................................
Saving, Converting To Programs, And Comparing162................................................................................................................................................................
And Combination Modes164................................................................................................................................................................
Auto Sampling Setup165................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling A Guitar From The Audio Inputs While Listening To A Karma Drum Phrase166................................................................................................................................................................
Resampling A Song To Create A Wave File168................................................................................................................................................................
User Sample Banks170................................................................................................................................................................
Loading User Sample Banks172................................................................................................................................................................
User Sample Bank Ids And Limitations173................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Kits175................................................................................................................................................................
Global Settings176................................................................................................................................................................
Global Audio Settings178................................................................................................................................................................
Pedal And Other Controller Settings179................................................................................................................................................................
Creating User Scales180................................................................................................................................................................
Combinations, And Karma181................................................................................................................................................................
Automatically Loading Sample Data182................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Saving .ksc Files183................................................................................................................................................................
Via Usb Ethernet And Ftp185................................................................................................................................................................
Using Wave Sequences186................................................................................................................................................................
Programming Basics187................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Sound Of An Individual Step188................................................................................................................................................................
Using Rhythmic Wave Sequences189................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Tempo190................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Smooth, Evolving Timbres191................................................................................................................................................................
Modulating Wave Sequences192................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Wave Sequences193................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Drum Kits195................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hold196................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Drum Kits197................................................................................................................................................................
And Creating Cds199................................................................................................................................................................
Writing To Internal Memory200................................................................................................................................................................
Writing Global Settings203................................................................................................................................................................
Saving To Disks, Cds, And Usb Media204................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting Media206................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Data From Disk208................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Individual Banks From A .pcg File211................................................................................................................................................................
Combinations212................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Playing Audio Cds214................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Audio Cds216................................................................................................................................................................
Other Disk Operations217................................................................................................................................................................
Using Effects219................................................................................................................................................................
Effect I/o220................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Inputs221................................................................................................................................................................
Effects Selection And Routing222................................................................................................................................................................
Master Effects223................................................................................................................................................................
Using Effects In Combinations And Songs224................................................................................................................................................................
Insert Effects225................................................................................................................................................................
Using Effects In Sampling Mode226................................................................................................................................................................
Using Effects With The Audio Inputs227................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Effects Editing229................................................................................................................................................................
Common Fx Lfo230................................................................................................................................................................
Effect Presets231................................................................................................................................................................
Using Karma233................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With Karma237................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With Karma In Combination Mode240................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Karma243................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Karma In Combination Mode247................................................................................................................................................................
Using Karma In Sequencer Mode252................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Using Karma (single-track Recording)253................................................................................................................................................................
Settings Copied From A Combination254................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing Karma255................................................................................................................................................................
Slave Operation256................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Drum Track257................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With The Drum Track258................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Drum Track In Combination Mode260................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Track Settings261................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Track Settings In Combination Mode262................................................................................................................................................................
Using Karma And The Drum Track Together263................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing The Drum Track264................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Drum Track Patterns265................................................................................................................................................................
Appendices267................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Input And Output268................................................................................................................................................................
Programs And Combinations269................................................................................................................................................................
Songs270................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling272................................................................................................................................................................
Karma273................................................................................................................................................................
Wave Sequences274................................................................................................................................................................
Other Problems275................................................................................................................................................................
Error And Confirmation Messages276................................................................................................................................................................
D (destination–disk)277................................................................................................................................................................
E (error–exceeded)278................................................................................................................................................................
F (file–front)279................................................................................................................................................................
I (illegal–index)280................................................................................................................................................................
M (master–multisample)281................................................................................................................................................................
N (no Data–not Enough Song Memory)282................................................................................................................................................................
O (obey Copyright Rules–oscillator)284................................................................................................................................................................
S (sample–source)285................................................................................................................................................................
U (unable To Create Directory–usb Hub)286................................................................................................................................................................
Disk And Media Information288................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Factory Settings289................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications290................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Implementation Chart296................................................................................................................................................................

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Korg Kronos X Operation Manual

Korg Kronos X Operation Manual (284 pages)

Brand: Korg | Category: Music Equipment | Size: 9.77 MB
Table of contents
Operation Guide1................................................................................................................................................................
About This Manual2................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Kronos7................................................................................................................................................................
Front And Rear Panels7................................................................................................................................................................
Front panel7................................................................................................................................................................
Rear panel14................................................................................................................................................................
Touchview user interface16................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Information19................................................................................................................................................................
About the kronos' modes19................................................................................................................................................................
Global Mode20................................................................................................................................................................
About the kronos' pcm memory22................................................................................................................................................................
About polyphony22................................................................................................................................................................
Basic operations23................................................................................................................................................................
Setup26................................................................................................................................................................
Turning the power on/off26................................................................................................................................................................
Connections26................................................................................................................................................................
Update Information31................................................................................................................................................................
New features in software version 2.031................................................................................................................................................................
New features in software version 1.531................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Editing Programs33................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Programs33................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting programs33................................................................................................................................................................
Using controllers37................................................................................................................................................................
Using the chord pads41................................................................................................................................................................
Using chord mode42................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Program Editing45................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Program Editing49................................................................................................................................................................
Editing hd‐1 programs49................................................................................................................................................................
Using Drum Kits50................................................................................................................................................................
Using lfos and envelopes (egs)51................................................................................................................................................................
And The Ams Mixers53................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling pitch54................................................................................................................................................................
Using filters55................................................................................................................................................................
Using the amp section57................................................................................................................................................................
Using exi59................................................................................................................................................................
Using vector synthesis61................................................................................................................................................................
Effects62................................................................................................................................................................
Into Sequencer Mode62................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Editing Combinations63................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Combinations63................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting combinations63................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Combination Editing66................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the programs within a combi66................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting the mix66................................................................................................................................................................
Easy karma editing67................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Combination Editing68................................................................................................................................................................
Combination overview68................................................................................................................................................................
Layers, splits, and velocity switches69................................................................................................................................................................
Midi settings70................................................................................................................................................................
Altering programs to fit within A Combination71................................................................................................................................................................
Saving your edits73................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Songs (sequencer Mode)75................................................................................................................................................................
Sequencer Overview75................................................................................................................................................................
About the kronos' sequencer75................................................................................................................................................................
Sequencer mode structure75................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Songs78................................................................................................................................................................
Playback78................................................................................................................................................................
Loop Playback79................................................................................................................................................................
The control surface in sequencer mode80................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Recording82................................................................................................................................................................
Preparations for recording82................................................................................................................................................................
Recording midi in real‐time84................................................................................................................................................................
Midi step recording87................................................................................................................................................................
An External Sequencer90................................................................................................................................................................
Recording system exclusive events91................................................................................................................................................................
Recording patterns92................................................................................................................................................................
Other ways to record94................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Recording95................................................................................................................................................................
Audio recording overview95................................................................................................................................................................
Recording procedure99................................................................................................................................................................
Other variations of audio track recording105................................................................................................................................................................
Placing a wave file in an audio track107................................................................................................................................................................
Song Editing109................................................................................................................................................................
Songs109................................................................................................................................................................
Midi tracks109................................................................................................................................................................
Common to midi tracks and audio tracks110................................................................................................................................................................
Audio tracks111................................................................................................................................................................
Using Rppr (realtime Pattern Play/record)112................................................................................................................................................................
Creating rppr data112................................................................................................................................................................
Rppr playback113................................................................................................................................................................
Recording an rppr performance113................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling In Sequencer Mode115................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Song116................................................................................................................................................................
Other Notes About Sequencer Mode117................................................................................................................................................................
Kronos sequencer file formats117................................................................................................................................................................
The compare function117................................................................................................................................................................
Memory protect118................................................................................................................................................................
About midi118................................................................................................................................................................
Set Lists119................................................................................................................................................................
Set List Overview119................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting And Playing Sounds120................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting set lists120................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting slots121................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Set Lists122................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting and re‐arranging sounds122................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed set list editing123................................................................................................................................................................
Set lists and the control surface124................................................................................................................................................................
Smooth Sound Transitions126................................................................................................................................................................
Overview126................................................................................................................................................................
Using smooth sound transitions126................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling (open Sampling System)129................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling Overview129................................................................................................................................................................
About sampling on the kronos129................................................................................................................................................................
Preparations For Sampling132................................................................................................................................................................
Audio settings132................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Setup134................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling And Editing In Sampling Mode138................................................................................................................................................................
P0: Recording139................................................................................................................................................................
Basic examples of sampling141................................................................................................................................................................
Editing loops145................................................................................................................................................................
Using time slice147................................................................................................................................................................
Sample waveform editing150................................................................................................................................................................
Multisample editing151................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling from an audio cd151................................................................................................................................................................
Auto sampling setup155................................................................................................................................................................
Mixing a karma drum phrase with A Live Guitar Input, And Sampling the result155................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling a guitar from the audio inputs While Listening to a karma drum phrase156................................................................................................................................................................
In‐track sampling157................................................................................................................................................................
Resampling a song to create a wave file158................................................................................................................................................................
User Sample Banks160................................................................................................................................................................
Global Mode Overview163................................................................................................................................................................
Global Settings164................................................................................................................................................................
Basic setup164................................................................................................................................................................
Global audio settings166................................................................................................................................................................
Pedal and other controller settings167................................................................................................................................................................
Creating user scales168................................................................................................................................................................
Combinations, and karma169................................................................................................................................................................
Automatically Loading Sample Data170................................................................................................................................................................
Which Samples To Load170................................................................................................................................................................
Creating and saving .ksc files171................................................................................................................................................................
Network Troubleshooting173................................................................................................................................................................
Using Wave Sequences174................................................................................................................................................................
Wave sequence overview174................................................................................................................................................................
Programming basics174................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting the sound of an individual step175................................................................................................................................................................
Using rhythmic wave sequences177................................................................................................................................................................
Creating smooth, evolving timbres179................................................................................................................................................................
Modulating wave sequences180................................................................................................................................................................
Saving wave sequences181................................................................................................................................................................
Drum kit overview182................................................................................................................................................................
Before you start editing182................................................................................................................................................................
Editing drum kits183................................................................................................................................................................
Saving drum kits185................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Data187................................................................................................................................................................
Writing to internal memory188................................................................................................................................................................
Saving to disks, cds, and usb media192................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Data From Disk196................................................................................................................................................................
And Karma Ges Together196................................................................................................................................................................
Loading individual banks from a .pcg file199................................................................................................................................................................
Loading data by individual item or bank199................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Playing Audio Cds201................................................................................................................................................................
Creating audio cds201................................................................................................................................................................
Playing audio cds203................................................................................................................................................................
Other Disk Operations204................................................................................................................................................................
Setting the date and time204................................................................................................................................................................
Using Effects205................................................................................................................................................................
Effects Overview205................................................................................................................................................................
Effects basics205................................................................................................................................................................
Effect i/o206................................................................................................................................................................
Effects in each mode206................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Inputs207................................................................................................................................................................
Effects Selection And Routing208................................................................................................................................................................
Using effects in programs208................................................................................................................................................................
Using effects in combinations and songs210................................................................................................................................................................
Using effects in sampling mode212................................................................................................................................................................
Using effects with the audio inputs213................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Effects Editing215................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamic modulation (dmod)215................................................................................................................................................................
Midi/tempo sync215................................................................................................................................................................
Common fx lfo216................................................................................................................................................................
Effect presets217................................................................................................................................................................
Using Karma219................................................................................................................................................................
Overview - What Is Karma219................................................................................................................................................................
The structure of karma219................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With Karma223................................................................................................................................................................
Performing with karma in program mode223................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Karma229................................................................................................................................................................
Editing karma in program mode229................................................................................................................................................................
Editing karma in combination mode233................................................................................................................................................................
Using Karma In Sequencer Mode238................................................................................................................................................................
Auto song setup238................................................................................................................................................................
Settings Copied From A Combination240................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing Karma241................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronization basics241................................................................................................................................................................
The "quantize trigger" parameter241................................................................................................................................................................
Slave operation242................................................................................................................................................................
Master operation242................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Drum Track243................................................................................................................................................................
What is the drum track243................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With The Drum Track244................................................................................................................................................................
Using the drum track in program mode244................................................................................................................................................................
Using the drum track in combination mode246................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Track Settings247................................................................................................................................................................
Drum track settings in program mode247................................................................................................................................................................
Drum track settings in combination mode248................................................................................................................................................................
Drum track settings in sequencer mode248................................................................................................................................................................
Using karma and the drum track together249................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing the drum track250................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Drum Track Patterns251................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing a user pattern251................................................................................................................................................................
To A Drum Track Pattern251................................................................................................................................................................
Appendices253................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting253................................................................................................................................................................
Power supply253................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd screen253................................................................................................................................................................
Audio input and output254................................................................................................................................................................
Programs and combinations255................................................................................................................................................................
Set lists257................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling257................................................................................................................................................................
Karma258................................................................................................................................................................
Drum track259................................................................................................................................................................
Vector259................................................................................................................................................................
Drum kits259................................................................................................................................................................
Wave sequences259................................................................................................................................................................
Midi260................................................................................................................................................................
Disks, cds, and usb media260................................................................................................................................................................
Other problems261................................................................................................................................................................
Error And Confirmation Messages262................................................................................................................................................................
A (adc–are you sure)262................................................................................................................................................................
B (buffer)262................................................................................................................................................................
C (can't calibrate–completed)262................................................................................................................................................................
D (destination–disk)263................................................................................................................................................................
E (error–exceeded)264................................................................................................................................................................
F (file–front)265................................................................................................................................................................
I (illegal–index)266................................................................................................................................................................
M (master–multisample)267................................................................................................................................................................
N (no data–not enough song memory)268................................................................................................................................................................
O (obey copyright rules–oscillator)270................................................................................................................................................................
P (pattern–program)270................................................................................................................................................................
R (rear sample–root)271................................................................................................................................................................
S (sample–source)271................................................................................................................................................................
T (the clock–track)272................................................................................................................................................................
U (unable to create directory–usb hub)272................................................................................................................................................................
W (wave)273................................................................................................................................................................
Y (you)273................................................................................................................................................................
Types of media supported by the kronos274................................................................................................................................................................
Can Perform On Media274................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring the factory settings275................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Original Sounds275................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications276................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Implementation Chart283................................................................................................................................................................
KORG Kronos X Quick Start Manual

KORG Kronos X Quick Start Manual (28 pages)

MUSIC WORKSTATION synthesizer  
Brand: KORG | Category: Synthesizer | Size: 1.09 MB
Table of contents
Quick Start Guide1................................................................................................................................................................
Regarding The Lcd Screen3................................................................................................................................................................
Data Handling3................................................................................................................................................................
About This Manual4................................................................................................................................................................
Main Features5................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel6................................................................................................................................................................
Mode Buttons7................................................................................................................................................................
Data Entry7................................................................................................................................................................
Utility Buttons7................................................................................................................................................................
Compare Button7................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Track8................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel11................................................................................................................................................................
Connections And Power12................................................................................................................................................................
Touchview User Interface13................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Modes14................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling Mode15................................................................................................................................................................
Combination Mode15................................................................................................................................................................
Global Mode15................................................................................................................................................................
Sequencer Mode15................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Mode15................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Sounds16................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Sounds In Set Lists16................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Programs And Combinations17................................................................................................................................................................
Using Controllers To Modify The Sound18................................................................................................................................................................
Using Tone Adjust19................................................................................................................................................................
Using Karma20................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Drum Track21................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Sequencer22................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Midi And Audio22................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Midi23................................................................................................................................................................
Template Songs23................................................................................................................................................................
Saving And Loading Data24................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Edits24................................................................................................................................................................
Saving To And Loading From Disk24................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Data25................................................................................................................................................................
Listening To The Demo Songs27................................................................................................................................................................
Loading And Playing The Demo Songs27................................................................................................................................................................
Power Consumption28................................................................................................................................................................

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