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Korg microARRANGER Owner's Manual

Korg microARRANGER Owner's Manual (244 pages)

Professional Arranger  
Brand: Korg | Category: Electronic Keyboard | Size: 24.62 MB
Table of contents
Power Supply2................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd Display3................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents6................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction9................................................................................................................................................................
Welcome10................................................................................................................................................................
Useful Links10................................................................................................................................................................
About This Manual11................................................................................................................................................................
Loading The Operating System11................................................................................................................................................................
Reloading The Factory Data11................................................................................................................................................................
Start Up12................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Ac Power Adapter12................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Instrument On And Off12................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling The Volume12................................................................................................................................................................
The Balance Slider12................................................................................................................................................................
Headphones12................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Outputs13................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Inputs13................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Connections13................................................................................................................................................................
Damper Pedal13................................................................................................................................................................
Demo13................................................................................................................................................................
The Music Stand13................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel14................................................................................................................................................................
Display And User Interface21................................................................................................................................................................
Display Controls21................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Structure22................................................................................................................................................................
Message Windows23................................................................................................................................................................
Symbols And Icons23................................................................................................................................................................
Grayed-out Non-available Parameters23................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel24................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Guide25................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Operations26................................................................................................................................................................
Playing On The Keyboard26................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting, Muting/unmuting And Soloing A Track26................................................................................................................................................................
Select A Performance27................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Performance27................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Program27................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Style28................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Single Touch Setting (sts)28................................................................................................................................................................
Changing All Keyboard Tracks At Once28................................................................................................................................................................
Shortcut To See The Original Bank Fora Style, Performance Or Program28................................................................................................................................................................
Tutorial29................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Style (automatic Accompaniment)29................................................................................................................................................................
Playing In Realtime (without Using Automatic Accompaniment)30................................................................................................................................................................
Recording A Song (simultaneously Recording The Style And Realtime Performance)32................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Song From A Card33................................................................................................................................................................
Editing A Song34................................................................................................................................................................
The Arabic Scale36................................................................................................................................................................
Midi37................................................................................................................................................................
What Is Midi37................................................................................................................................................................
Midifiles37................................................................................................................................................................
The General Midi Standard37................................................................................................................................................................
The Global Channel37................................................................................................................................................................
The Chord 1 And Chord 2 Channels38................................................................................................................................................................
The Control Channel38................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Setup38................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Microarranger To Amaster Keyboard38................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Microarranger To Amidi Accordion39................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Microarranger To An External Sequencer39................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Another Instrument With The Microarranger40................................................................................................................................................................
Reference Guide41................................................................................................................................................................
Style Play Operating Mode42................................................................................................................................................................
What's A Style42................................................................................................................................................................
Styles And Performances42................................................................................................................................................................
Changing And Resetting The Tempo42................................................................................................................................................................
The Direct Sd Bank42................................................................................................................................................................
Main page43................................................................................................................................................................
Style tracks page43................................................................................................................................................................
How To Select Programs43................................................................................................................................................................
The Write Window44................................................................................................................................................................
Menu44................................................................................................................................................................
Edit page structure44................................................................................................................................................................
Mixer: Volume45................................................................................................................................................................
Mixer: Pan45................................................................................................................................................................
Mixer: Fx Send45................................................................................................................................................................
Page 1 ‐ mixer: volume45................................................................................................................................................................
Page 2 ‐ mixer: pan45................................................................................................................................................................
Page 3 ‐ mixer: fx send45................................................................................................................................................................
Tuning: Detune46................................................................................................................................................................
Tuning: Scale46................................................................................................................................................................
Tuning: Pitchbend Sensitivity46................................................................................................................................................................
Fx: A/b Select46................................................................................................................................................................
Page 4 ‐ tuning: detune46................................................................................................................................................................
Page 5 ‐ tuning: scale46................................................................................................................................................................
Page 6 ‐ tuning: pitchbend sensitivity46................................................................................................................................................................
Page 7 ‐ fx: a/b select46................................................................................................................................................................
Fx: C/d Select47................................................................................................................................................................
Fx: A Editing47................................................................................................................................................................
Fx: B Editing47................................................................................................................................................................
Fx: C Editing47................................................................................................................................................................
Fx: D Editing47................................................................................................................................................................
Track: Easy Edit47................................................................................................................................................................
Page 8 ‐ fx: c/d select47................................................................................................................................................................
Page 9 ‐ fx: a editing47................................................................................................................................................................
Page 10 ‐ fx: b editing47................................................................................................................................................................
Page 11 ‐ fx: c editing47................................................................................................................................................................
Page 12 ‐ fx: d editing47................................................................................................................................................................
Page 13 ‐ track: easy edit47................................................................................................................................................................
Track: Mode48................................................................................................................................................................
Page 14 ‐ track: mode48................................................................................................................................................................
Track: Internal/external49................................................................................................................................................................
R.t. Controls: Damper49................................................................................................................................................................
R.t. Controls: Joystick49................................................................................................................................................................
Page 15 ‐ track: internal/external49................................................................................................................................................................
Page 16 ‐ r.t. controls: damper49................................................................................................................................................................
Page 17 ‐ r.t. controls: joystick49................................................................................................................................................................
R.t. Controls: Dynamic Range50................................................................................................................................................................
R.t. Controls: Ensemble50................................................................................................................................................................
Page 18 ‐ r.t. controls: dynamic range50................................................................................................................................................................
Page 19 ‐ r.t. controls: ensemble50................................................................................................................................................................
Style Controls: Drum/fill51................................................................................................................................................................
Style Controls:  Wrap Around / Keyboard Range51................................................................................................................................................................
Page 20 ‐ style controls: drum/fill51................................................................................................................................................................
Page 21 ‐ style controls Wrap around / keyboard range51................................................................................................................................................................
Pads52................................................................................................................................................................
Preferences: Lock52................................................................................................................................................................
Page 22 ‐ pads52................................................................................................................................................................
Page 23 ‐ preferences: lock52................................................................................................................................................................
Preferences: Controls53................................................................................................................................................................
Page 24 ‐ preferences: controls53................................................................................................................................................................
Style Record Mode54................................................................................................................................................................
The Style's Structure54................................................................................................................................................................
Style Import/export55................................................................................................................................................................
Entering The Record Mode55................................................................................................................................................................
Listening To The Style While In Record/edit Mode55................................................................................................................................................................
Exit And Save/abort Style56................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Recorded Events56................................................................................................................................................................
Fast Delete Using The Control Panel Buttons56................................................................................................................................................................
Main Page57................................................................................................................................................................
Style Record Procedure60................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Record60................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Page Structure63................................................................................................................................................................
Edit: Quantize64................................................................................................................................................................
Edit: Transpose64................................................................................................................................................................
Edit: Velocity65................................................................................................................................................................
Event Edit65................................................................................................................................................................
Event Filter66................................................................................................................................................................
Event Edit Procedure67................................................................................................................................................................
Edit: Delete68................................................................................................................................................................
Edit: Delete All69................................................................................................................................................................
Edit: Copy69................................................................................................................................................................
Style element controls: programs70................................................................................................................................................................
Style element controls: expression70................................................................................................................................................................
Style Element Controls: Keyboard Range70................................................................................................................................................................
Style Element Controls: Chord Variation Table71................................................................................................................................................................
Style controls: mode/tension71................................................................................................................................................................
Song Play Operating Mode72................................................................................................................................................................
The Songs And The Standard Midi File Format72................................................................................................................................................................
Transport Controls72................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Clock72................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Between Sequencers During Editing72................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Song Composing Its Progressive Number72................................................................................................................................................................
Realtime And Sequencer Tracks72................................................................................................................................................................
Master Volume, Sequencer Volume, Balance73................................................................................................................................................................
Effects In Song Play Mode73................................................................................................................................................................
Groove Quantize Window73................................................................................................................................................................
See The Song Tracks75................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Jukebox File76................................................................................................................................................................
Mixer: Fx Send A/b78................................................................................................................................................................
Mixer: Fx Send C/d79................................................................................................................................................................
Jukebox81................................................................................................................................................................
Page 8 ‐ track: internal/external81................................................................................................................................................................
Page 9 ‐ jukebox81................................................................................................................................................................
Preferences82................................................................................................................................................................
Page 10 ‐ preferences82................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A List Of Songs83................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Sequence Operating Mode84................................................................................................................................................................
The Backing Sequence, Song And Song Play Modes84................................................................................................................................................................
How To Playback A Song84................................................................................................................................................................
Realtime Recording Mode84................................................................................................................................................................
Chord/acc Step Recording85................................................................................................................................................................
Main Page (backing Sequence Play)85................................................................................................................................................................
Load song page86................................................................................................................................................................
Save song page86................................................................................................................................................................
Realtime recording page87................................................................................................................................................................
Chord/acc step recording page87................................................................................................................................................................
How To Delete A Whole Song89................................................................................................................................................................
Song Operating Mode90................................................................................................................................................................
Master Volume And Sequencer Volume90................................................................................................................................................................
Fast Track Deletion90................................................................................................................................................................
Tracks 1–8 page91................................................................................................................................................................
Tracks 9–16 page91................................................................................................................................................................
Song select page91................................................................................................................................................................
Realtime Record Procedure92................................................................................................................................................................
Step Record Procedure93................................................................................................................................................................
Song record page94................................................................................................................................................................
Step record page95................................................................................................................................................................
Mixer: Fx Block97................................................................................................................................................................
Page 3 ‐ mixer: fx block97................................................................................................................................................................
Mixer: Fx Send A/b (or C/d)98................................................................................................................................................................
Page 4 ‐ mixer: fx send a/b (or c/d)98................................................................................................................................................................
Page 5 ‐ tuning: detune98................................................................................................................................................................
Page 6 ‐ tuning: scale98................................................................................................................................................................
Tuning: Pitchbend/scale99................................................................................................................................................................
Page 7 ‐ tuning: pitchbend/scale99................................................................................................................................................................
Page 8 ‐ fx: a/b select99................................................................................................................................................................
Page 9 ‐ fx: c/d select99................................................................................................................................................................
Page 10 ‐ fx: a editing100................................................................................................................................................................
Page 11 ‐ fx: b editing100................................................................................................................................................................
Page 12 ‐ fx: c editing100................................................................................................................................................................
Page 13 ‐ fx: d editing100................................................................................................................................................................
Page 14 ‐ track: easy edit100................................................................................................................................................................
Page 15 ‐ track: mode101................................................................................................................................................................
Page 16 ‐ track: internal/external101................................................................................................................................................................
Page 17 ‐ edit: quantize102................................................................................................................................................................
Page 18 ‐ edit: transpose102................................................................................................................................................................
Page 19 ‐ edit: velocity102................................................................................................................................................................
Edit: Cut Measures103................................................................................................................................................................
Edit: Insert Measures103................................................................................................................................................................
Page 20 ‐ edit: delete103................................................................................................................................................................
Page 21 ‐ edit: cut measures103................................................................................................................................................................
Page 22 ‐ edit: insert measures103................................................................................................................................................................
Page 23 ‐ edit: copy104................................................................................................................................................................
Page 24 ‐ event edit104................................................................................................................................................................
Page 25 ‐ event filter105................................................................................................................................................................
Program Operating Mode107................................................................................................................................................................
Sound Programs And Drum Programs107................................................................................................................................................................
The Compare Function108................................................................................................................................................................
How To Select Oscillators108................................................................................................................................................................
Erase Program/oscillator108................................................................................................................................................................
The 'write' Window108................................................................................................................................................................
Basic109................................................................................................................................................................
Sample (sound Programs)109................................................................................................................................................................
Page 1 ‐ basic109................................................................................................................................................................
Page 2 ‐ sample (sound programs)109................................................................................................................................................................
Dk Samples (drum Programs)110................................................................................................................................................................
Page 2 ‐ dk samples (drum programs)110................................................................................................................................................................
Pitch111................................................................................................................................................................
Page 3 ‐ pitch111................................................................................................................................................................
Pitch Lfo1112................................................................................................................................................................
Page 4 ‐ pitch lfo1112................................................................................................................................................................
Pitch Lfo2113................................................................................................................................................................
Pitch Eg113................................................................................................................................................................
Page 5 ‐ pitch lfo2113................................................................................................................................................................
Page 6 ‐ pitch eg113................................................................................................................................................................
Filter114................................................................................................................................................................
Page 7 ‐ filter114................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Modulation115................................................................................................................................................................
Page 8 ‐ filter modulation115................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Lfo1116................................................................................................................................................................
Page 9 ‐ filter lfo1116................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Lfo2117................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Eg117................................................................................................................................................................
Page 10 ‐ filter lfo2117................................................................................................................................................................
Page 11 ‐ filter eg117................................................................................................................................................................
Amp119................................................................................................................................................................
Amp Modulation119................................................................................................................................................................
Page 12 ‐ amp119................................................................................................................................................................
Page 13 ‐ amp modulation119................................................................................................................................................................
Amp Lfo1120................................................................................................................................................................
Amp Lfo2120................................................................................................................................................................
Amp Eg120................................................................................................................................................................
Page 14 ‐ amp lfo1120................................................................................................................................................................
Page 15 ‐ amp lfo2120................................................................................................................................................................
Page 16 ‐ amp eg120................................................................................................................................................................
Amp Envelope121................................................................................................................................................................
Lfo1122................................................................................................................................................................
Page 17 ‐ lfo1122................................................................................................................................................................
Lfo2124................................................................................................................................................................
Effects124................................................................................................................................................................
Fx1 Editing124................................................................................................................................................................
Fx2 Editing124................................................................................................................................................................
Page 18 ‐ lfo2124................................................................................................................................................................
Page 19 ‐ effects124................................................................................................................................................................
Page 20 ‐ fx1 editing124................................................................................................................................................................
Page 21 ‐ fx2 editing124................................................................................................................................................................
Ams (alternate Modulation Source) List125................................................................................................................................................................
Global Edit Environment127................................................................................................................................................................
General Controls127................................................................................................................................................................
Page 1 ‐ general controls127................................................................................................................................................................
Master Transpose128................................................................................................................................................................
Page 2 ‐ master transpose128................................................................................................................................................................
Assignable Pedal/ Footswitch, Assignable Slider128................................................................................................................................................................
Page 4 ‐ midi setup128................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Controls129................................................................................................................................................................
Midi In Channels129................................................................................................................................................................
Page 5 ‐ midi controls129................................................................................................................................................................
Page 6 ‐ midi in channels129................................................................................................................................................................
Midi in controls (1)130................................................................................................................................................................
Midi in controls (2)130................................................................................................................................................................
Page 7 ‐ midi in controls (1)130................................................................................................................................................................
Page 8 ‐ midi in controls (2)130................................................................................................................................................................
Midi In Filters131................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Out Channels131................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Out Filters131................................................................................................................................................................
Page 9 ‐ midi in filters131................................................................................................................................................................
Page 10 ‐ midi out channels131................................................................................................................................................................
Page 11 ‐ midi out filters131................................................................................................................................................................
Card Edit Environment132................................................................................................................................................................
The Write/card In Use Led132................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Cards132................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Data Created With The Pa80/ Pa60/pa50133................................................................................................................................................................
Card Structure133................................................................................................................................................................
File Types133................................................................................................................................................................
File And Folder Size Display134................................................................................................................................................................
Page Structure134................................................................................................................................................................
Navigation Tools134................................................................................................................................................................
Load135................................................................................................................................................................
Page 1 ‐ load135................................................................................................................................................................
Save137................................................................................................................................................................
Page 2 ‐ save137................................................................................................................................................................
Copy140................................................................................................................................................................
Page 3 ‐ copy140................................................................................................................................................................
Erase141................................................................................................................................................................
Page 4 ‐ erase141................................................................................................................................................................
Format142................................................................................................................................................................
New Dir142................................................................................................................................................................
Rename142................................................................................................................................................................
Page 5 ‐ format142................................................................................................................................................................
Page 6 ‐ new dir142................................................................................................................................................................
Page 7 ‐ rename142................................................................................................................................................................
Utilities 1143................................................................................................................................................................
Page 8 ‐ utilities 1143................................................................................................................................................................
Utilities 2144................................................................................................................................................................
Page 9 ‐ utilities 2144................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix145................................................................................................................................................................
Factory Data146................................................................................................................................................................
Styles146................................................................................................................................................................
Style Elements148................................................................................................................................................................
Single Touch Settings (sts)148................................................................................................................................................................
Programs (bank Order)149................................................................................................................................................................
Programs (program Change Order)156................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Kits162................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Kit Instruments163................................................................................................................................................................
Performances175................................................................................................................................................................
Diagrams177................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamic Modulation Sources177................................................................................................................................................................
Filter/dynamic177................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Compressor178................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Limiter178................................................................................................................................................................
Multiband Limiter179................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Gate180................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Random Filter183................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Sub Oscillator185................................................................................................................................................................
Talking Modulator185................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Decimator186................................................................................................................................................................
Pitch/phase Mod187................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Harmonic Chorus188................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Flanger189................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Envelope Flanger190................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Random Flanger190................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Phaser191................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Random Phaser191................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Envelope Phaser192................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Vibrato193................................................................................................................................................................
Mod./p.shift197................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Auto Pan198................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Ring Modulator199................................................................................................................................................................
Pitch Shifter201................................................................................................................................................................
Rotary Speaker202................................................................................................................................................................
Er/delay204................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Multitap Delay206................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Modulation Delay206................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Dynamic Delay207................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Auto Panning Delay208................................................................................................................................................................
Stereo Bpm Delay209................................................................................................................................................................
Reverb210................................................................................................................................................................
Mono - Mono Chain211................................................................................................................................................................
Assignable Parameters227................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Functions Assignable To The Footswitch227................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Functions Assignable To The Pedal Or Assignable Slider228................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Sounds Assignable To The Pads228................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Functions Assignable To The Pads229................................................................................................................................................................
Scales229................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Controllers230................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Implementation Chart231................................................................................................................................................................
Parameters232................................................................................................................................................................
Recognized Chords235................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages & Troubleshooting237................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages237................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting240................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications241................................................................................................................................................................
Alphabetical Index242................................................................................................................................................................

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