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Korg M3 Operation Manual

Korg M3 Operation Manual (241 pages)

Music Workstation/Sampler  
Brand: Korg | Category: Musical Instrument | Size: 9.16 MB
Table of contents
Important Safety Instructions2................................................................................................................................................................
Data Handling3................................................................................................................................................................
About This Manual4................................................................................................................................................................
Conventions In This Manual4................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Start8................................................................................................................................................................
Setup8................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Programs And Combinations9................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Combinations10................................................................................................................................................................
Using Controllers To Modify The Sound10................................................................................................................................................................
Listening To The Demo Songs12................................................................................................................................................................
Sequencer Mode13................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To The M314................................................................................................................................................................
Main Features14................................................................................................................................................................
Front And Rear Panels16................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel16................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel/bottom Panel22................................................................................................................................................................
Objects In The Display24................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Information27................................................................................................................................................................
About The M3's Modes27................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Operations29................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Power On/off32................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Ac Cable32................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Power On32................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Power Off32................................................................................................................................................................
Connections33................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Audio Equipment34................................................................................................................................................................
Digital Audio Output35................................................................................................................................................................
Pedal36................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Computer37................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Connectors38................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Midi Devices40................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Usb Device (hdd, Cd-r/rw, Etc.)40................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Software41................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Editing Programs44................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Programs44................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Programs44................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With Karma And The Drum Track47................................................................................................................................................................
Using Controllers48................................................................................................................................................................
Foot Switch52................................................................................................................................................................
Value Slider52................................................................................................................................................................
Damper Pedal52................................................................................................................................................................
Controller Settings For The Program53................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Program Editing54................................................................................................................................................................
Simple Editing Using The Sliders And Switches54................................................................................................................................................................
Using Compare56................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Edits57................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Editing With Programs58................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of Editing58................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Oscillator Settings58................................................................................................................................................................
Using Lfos And Envelopes (egs)61................................................................................................................................................................
And The Ams Mixers62................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling Pitch63................................................................................................................................................................
Using Filters64................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Types65................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Amp Section67................................................................................................................................................................
X–y Control Settings69................................................................................................................................................................
Karma Settings70................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Track Settings70................................................................................................................................................................
Effects70................................................................................................................................................................
Into Sequence Mode71................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Editing71................................................................................................................................................................
Combinations72................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Combinations72................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Combination Editing75................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Programs Within The Combination75................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Mix75................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Combination You've Edited76................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Editing With Combinations77................................................................................................................................................................
A Suggested Approach For Editing78................................................................................................................................................................
Layers, Splits, And Velocity Switches78................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Settings80................................................................................................................................................................
Into Sequencer Mode82................................................................................................................................................................
Overview84................................................................................................................................................................
About The M3's Sequencer84................................................................................................................................................................
Sequencer Mode Structure84................................................................................................................................................................
Cue List85................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Songs87................................................................................................................................................................
Playback87................................................................................................................................................................
Loop Playback88................................................................................................................................................................
Control Using The Sliders And Switches89................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Recording90................................................................................................................................................................
Preparations For Recording90................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Midi In Real-time92................................................................................................................................................................
Step Recording95................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Variation96................................................................................................................................................................
Recording System Exclusive Events98................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Patterns100................................................................................................................................................................
Song Editing102................................................................................................................................................................
Using Rppr (realtime Pattern Play/record)104................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Rppr Data104................................................................................................................................................................
Rppr Playback105................................................................................................................................................................
Recording An Rppr Performance105................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling In Sequencer Mode107................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Playing A Cue List108................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Cue List108................................................................................................................................................................
Converting A Cue List Into A Song109................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Song110................................................................................................................................................................
Mode111................................................................................................................................................................
The Compare Function111................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Protect112................................................................................................................................................................
About Midi112................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling Overview114................................................................................................................................................................
About Sampling114................................................................................................................................................................
How Sampling Mode Is Organized115................................................................................................................................................................
Compare116................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling And Editing In Sampling Mode117................................................................................................................................................................
P0: Recording117................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Sampling Procedure119................................................................................................................................................................
Loop Edit – P2: Loop Edit123................................................................................................................................................................
P1: Sample Edit125................................................................................................................................................................
Multisample Editing – P3: Multisample Edit126................................................................................................................................................................
Ripping – P5: Audio Cd127................................................................................................................................................................
Converting A Multisample To A Program127................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Sample In A Drum Kit128................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Multisamples And Samples128................................................................................................................................................................
Sequencer Modes129................................................................................................................................................................
Function129................................................................................................................................................................
Sound132................................................................................................................................................................
In-track Sampling133................................................................................................................................................................
Resampling A Song To Create A Wave File134................................................................................................................................................................
How Global Mode Is Structured136................................................................................................................................................................
Global Settings136................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Setup136................................................................................................................................................................
System Preference137................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Input Settings138................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Basic/routing138................................................................................................................................................................
External Control138................................................................................................................................................................
Pedal And Other Controller Settings139................................................................................................................................................................
Controllers140................................................................................................................................................................
Creating User Scales140................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Category Names141................................................................................................................................................................
Using Drum Kits142................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Kit Overview142................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Drum Kits143................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Drum Kits145................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Cds146................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Data146................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Data That Can Be Saved146................................................................................................................................................................
Writing To Internal Memory147................................................................................................................................................................
Saving To Media (media–save)149................................................................................................................................................................
Cautions When Saving151................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Data152................................................................................................................................................................
Data That Can Be Loaded152................................................................................................................................................................
Media Utility155................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Audio Cds157................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Information About Media – Media Info159................................................................................................................................................................
Using Effects160................................................................................................................................................................
An Overview Of The M3's Effects160................................................................................................................................................................
Effect Types160................................................................................................................................................................
Effect I/o160................................................................................................................................................................
Effects In Each Mode161................................................................................................................................................................
Routing Effect Settings162................................................................................................................................................................
Program Effects Settings162................................................................................................................................................................
Master Effects163................................................................................................................................................................
Using Effects In Combinations And Songs164................................................................................................................................................................
Effect Settings In Sampling Mode165................................................................................................................................................................
Effect Settings For The Audio Inputs166................................................................................................................................................................
Avoiding Extraneous Noise167................................................................................................................................................................
Common Fx Lfo168................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamic Modulation (dmod)168................................................................................................................................................................
Using Karma170................................................................................................................................................................
What Is Karma170................................................................................................................................................................
The Structure Of The Karma Function170................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With Karma174................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With Karma In Program Mode174................................................................................................................................................................
Combination Mode176................................................................................................................................................................
Karma Function Settings179................................................................................................................................................................
Karma Function Settings In Program Mode179................................................................................................................................................................
Karma Function Settings In Combination Mode183................................................................................................................................................................
Karma Function Settings In Sequencer Mode187................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing The Karma Function189................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Track Function192................................................................................................................................................................
What Is The Drum Track Function192................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With The Drum Track Function192................................................................................................................................................................
Program Mode192................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Track Function Settings196................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Track Function Settings In197................................................................................................................................................................
Together198................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing The Drum Track Function200................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Drum Track Pattern202................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing A User Pattern202................................................................................................................................................................
Converting To A Drum Track Pattern202................................................................................................................................................................
Modes204................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Names204................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Functions Of Sw1 And Sw2205................................................................................................................................................................
Slider 5–8205................................................................................................................................................................
Using Tap Tempo206................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting Controller Values206................................................................................................................................................................
Shortcuts207................................................................................................................................................................
Appendices208................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Factory Settings208................................................................................................................................................................
Loading The Preloaded Data208................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Options209................................................................................................................................................................
Cautions When Installing An Option Board209................................................................................................................................................................
Available Option Boards For The M3210................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Installation210................................................................................................................................................................
Battery211................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting215................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply215................................................................................................................................................................
Display215................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Input And Output215................................................................................................................................................................
Programs And Combinations217................................................................................................................................................................
Songs217................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling218................................................................................................................................................................
Karma Function218................................................................................................................................................................
X–y Control219................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Kits219................................................................................................................................................................
Midi219................................................................................................................................................................
Pads Or Damper Pedal Do Not Respond Correctly220................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Media, And Cd220................................................................................................................................................................
Wave Files221................................................................................................................................................................
Connections With A Computer221................................................................................................................................................................
Included Cd-rom221................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages222................................................................................................................................................................
Error And Confirmation Messages222................................................................................................................................................................
Media That Can Be Used With The M3230................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Media Supported By The M3230................................................................................................................................................................
Operations That The M3 Can Perform On Media230................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications And Options232................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications232................................................................................................................................................................
Options234................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Implementation Chart235................................................................................................................................................................
Index236................................................................................................................................................................

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Korg M3 Owner's Manual

Korg M3 Owner's Manual (78 pages)

Synthesizer/vocoder option board For M3 Music Workstation/Sampler  
Brand: Korg | Category: Computer Hardware | Size: 1.6 MB
Table of contents
About This Manual2................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction9................................................................................................................................................................
Overview9................................................................................................................................................................
Program Structure9................................................................................................................................................................
Synth Programs9................................................................................................................................................................
Vocoder Program11................................................................................................................................................................
Combination Structure12................................................................................................................................................................
Song Structure (sequencer Mode)12................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Start13................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting And Playing Programs13................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting And Playing13................................................................................................................................................................
Using Controllers To Vary The Sound13................................................................................................................................................................
Vocoder Programs14................................................................................................................................................................
Operation15................................................................................................................................................................
Editing A Program15................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Settings For The Program15................................................................................................................................................................
Voice Assign Mode15................................................................................................................................................................
Oscillators15................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Waveform15................................................................................................................................................................
Filter16................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Routing16................................................................................................................................................................
Filter A, Filter B (filter Settings)16................................................................................................................................................................
Drive/wave Shape17................................................................................................................................................................
Amp Level17................................................................................................................................................................
Eg (envelope Generator)18................................................................................................................................................................
Envelope Settings18................................................................................................................................................................
Eg Level/time Modulation18................................................................................................................................................................
Lfo Waveform19................................................................................................................................................................
Midi/tempo Sync19................................................................................................................................................................
Virtual Patch19................................................................................................................................................................
Virtual Patch Settings19................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling Volume19................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling Pan19................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling filter19................................................................................................................................................................
Modulation Sequencers20................................................................................................................................................................
Seq Common20................................................................................................................................................................
Editing The Steps20................................................................................................................................................................
Editing A Vocoder Program21................................................................................................................................................................
Vocoder On/off21................................................................................................................................................................
Carrier Input21................................................................................................................................................................
Modulator, Out Mix (modulator And Vocoder Output Settings)21................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Settings21................................................................................................................................................................
Formant Motion Function22................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Your Own Program23................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Program23................................................................................................................................................................
Editing A Combination (combination Mode)24................................................................................................................................................................
Timbre Settings24................................................................................................................................................................
Editing A Song (sequencer Mode)25................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Track Settings25................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Factory Settings (global Mode)26................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Radias Program Data To The Factory-set State26................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Formant Motion Data To The Factory-set State26................................................................................................................................................................
Parameter Guide27................................................................................................................................................................
Program Mode27................................................................................................................................................................
Page Select27................................................................................................................................................................
Prog P0: Play27................................................................................................................................................................
Main27................................................................................................................................................................
Karma Ge27................................................................................................................................................................
Karma Rtc27................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling/audio In28................................................................................................................................................................
Control Surface28................................................................................................................................................................
C: Radias Play/mute28................................................................................................................................................................
D: Radias Volume29................................................................................................................................................................
Tone Adjust29................................................................................................................................................................
G: Tone Adjust29................................................................................................................................................................
Common Tone Adjust Parameters30................................................................................................................................................................
Radias Tone Adjust Parameters31................................................................................................................................................................
Tone Adjust Default Settings32................................................................................................................................................................
Prog P1: Basic/dt/ctrls33................................................................................................................................................................
Program Basic33................................................................................................................................................................
A: Voice Assign Mode33................................................................................................................................................................
B: Scale33................................................................................................................................................................
C: Audioin (osc&vocoder) Source34................................................................................................................................................................
A: Virtual Patch36................................................................................................................................................................
Drumtrk Pattern (drum Track Pattern)37................................................................................................................................................................
Drumtrk Program(drum Track Program)37................................................................................................................................................................
X–y Setup37................................................................................................................................................................
Controllers Setup37................................................................................................................................................................
Pads 1–4 Setup,1–8: Pads 5–8 Setup37................................................................................................................................................................
Prog P2: Osc/pitch38................................................................................................................................................................
Osc Basic38................................................................................................................................................................
A: Osc138................................................................................................................................................................
B: Osc240................................................................................................................................................................
C: Mixer41................................................................................................................................................................
Osc1 Pitch41................................................................................................................................................................
A: Pitch41................................................................................................................................................................
B: Portamento41................................................................................................................................................................
Prog P3: Filter42................................................................................................................................................................
A: Filter Routing42................................................................................................................................................................
B: Filter A42................................................................................................................................................................
C: Filter B43................................................................................................................................................................
Prog P4: Amp/eq44................................................................................................................................................................
Amp/waveshape/driver44................................................................................................................................................................
A: Driver/wave Shape44................................................................................................................................................................
B: Amp Level45................................................................................................................................................................
C: Pan45................................................................................................................................................................
Prog P5: Eg/lfo/mseq46................................................................................................................................................................
Eg1 (filter), 5–2: Eg2 (amp), 5–3: Eg346................................................................................................................................................................
A: Envelope46................................................................................................................................................................
B: Eg Level/time Modulation46................................................................................................................................................................
Lfo1, 5–5: Lfo247................................................................................................................................................................
A: Lfo 1, Lfo247................................................................................................................................................................
B: Frequency Midi/tempo Sync48................................................................................................................................................................
Mseq1, 5–7: Mseq2, 5–8: Msesq348................................................................................................................................................................
A: Seq Common48................................................................................................................................................................
B: Seq1, Seq2, Seq349................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Command49................................................................................................................................................................
Prog P6: Vocoder50................................................................................................................................................................
Carrier/modulator50................................................................................................................................................................
A: Vocoder On/off, Formant Motion Rec On/off50................................................................................................................................................................
B: Carrier Input50................................................................................................................................................................
C: Modulator50................................................................................................................................................................
D: Out Mix51................................................................................................................................................................
Vocoder52................................................................................................................................................................
A: Filter52................................................................................................................................................................
B: Band1–16: Pan And Level52................................................................................................................................................................
Prog P7: Karma53................................................................................................................................................................
Prog P8: Ifx53................................................................................................................................................................
Prog P9: Mfx/tfx53................................................................................................................................................................
Initialize Mod Seq53................................................................................................................................................................
Copy Mod Seq54................................................................................................................................................................
Write Formant Motion Data54................................................................................................................................................................
Copy Vocoder54................................................................................................................................................................
Combination Mode55................................................................................................................................................................
Combi Page Select55................................................................................................................................................................
Combi P0: Play55................................................................................................................................................................
Program T01–08, 0–2: Program T09–1655................................................................................................................................................................
Mixer T01–08, 0–4: Mixer T09–1655................................................................................................................................................................
Combi P1: Dt/x–y/ctrls57................................................................................................................................................................
Combi P2: Eq / Option58................................................................................................................................................................
Eq Trim T01–08, 2–2: Eq Trim T09–1658................................................................................................................................................................
Eq Gain T01–08, 2–4: Eq Gain T09–1658................................................................................................................................................................
Radias T01-08, 2–6: Radias T09-1658................................................................................................................................................................
C: Enable Radias (total Max: 4 Timbres)58................................................................................................................................................................
D: Audio In (osc&vocoder) Source58................................................................................................................................................................
Radias Vocoder160................................................................................................................................................................
Radias Vocoder261................................................................................................................................................................
Combi P3: Timbre Parameters62................................................................................................................................................................
Midi T01–08, 3–2: Midi T09–1662................................................................................................................................................................
Osc T01–08, 3–4: Osc T09–1662................................................................................................................................................................
C: Osc62................................................................................................................................................................
Pitch T01–08, 3–6: Pitch T09–1662................................................................................................................................................................
A: Combination Name, Tempo, 3–5(6)b: Timbre Info62................................................................................................................................................................
C: Pitch62................................................................................................................................................................
Other T01-08, 3–8: Other T09-1663................................................................................................................................................................
C: Karma/scale63................................................................................................................................................................
Combi P4: Zone/delay63................................................................................................................................................................
Combi P5: Midi Filter63................................................................................................................................................................
Combi P7: Karma63................................................................................................................................................................
Combi P8: Ifx (insert Effects)63................................................................................................................................................................
Combi P9: Mfx/tfx (master/total Effects)63................................................................................................................................................................
Copy From Program64................................................................................................................................................................
Sequencer Mode65................................................................................................................................................................
Seq Page Select65................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P0: Play66................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P0–1: Play/rec66................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P0–2: Play/rec66................................................................................................................................................................
F: Tone Adjust67................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P1: Dt/x–y/ctrls67................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P2: Eq/option68................................................................................................................................................................
Radias T01–08, 2–6: Radias T09–1668................................................................................................................................................................
C: Enable Radias (total Max: 4 Tracks)68................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P3: Track Parameters70................................................................................................................................................................
A: Osc70................................................................................................................................................................
Other T01–08, 3–8: Other T09–1671................................................................................................................................................................
A: Karma/scale71................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P4: Zone/delay71................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P5: Midi Filter71................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P6: Track Edit71................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P7: Karma71................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P8: Ifx (insert Effects)71................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P9: Mfx/tfx (master/total Effects)71................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P10: Pattern/rppr72................................................................................................................................................................
Seq P11: Cue List72................................................................................................................................................................
Global Mode73................................................................................................................................................................
Load Preload/demo Data73................................................................................................................................................................
Set Program User-bank Type74................................................................................................................................................................
Media Mode75................................................................................................................................................................
Load Selected75................................................................................................................................................................
Appendices77................................................................................................................................................................
Korg M3 User Manual

Korg M3 User Manual (32 pages)

Music Workstation/Sampler, Editor / Plug-In Editor  
Brand: Korg | Category: Electronic Keyboard | Size: 5.03 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction3................................................................................................................................................................
Main Features3................................................................................................................................................................
Please Note Before Use3................................................................................................................................................................
M3 Editor And M3 Plug-in Editor Operating Requirements3................................................................................................................................................................
Installation4................................................................................................................................................................
Installation In Windows Xp4................................................................................................................................................................
Installation In Mac Os X6................................................................................................................................................................
Setup8................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The M3 Editor8................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The M3 Plug-in Editor9................................................................................................................................................................
Using An External Mixer To Control The M3's Audio Signal10................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Host Application To Control The M3's Audio Signal10................................................................................................................................................................
About Midi Timing16................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Functions And Operation17................................................................................................................................................................
Start-up17................................................................................................................................................................
M3 Editor17................................................................................................................................................................
M3 Plug-in Editor17................................................................................................................................................................
Items In The Screen18................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Procedure20................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Mode20................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Programs, Combinations, And Songs20................................................................................................................................................................
Simple Program Editing21................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Pages And Tabs22................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Parameter And Editing The Value22................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting And Executing Utility Functions22................................................................................................................................................................
Writing (saving)23................................................................................................................................................................
Special Functions Provided On The M325................................................................................................................................................................
Utility Commands28................................................................................................................................................................
Preferences29................................................................................................................................................................
Caution Regarding Usb Connection31................................................................................................................................................................

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