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Korg Oasys Operation Manual

Korg Oasys Operation Manual (245 pages)

Brand: Korg | Category: Synthesizer | Size: 7.86 MB
Table of contents
Important Safety Instructions3................................................................................................................................................................
Regarding The Lcd Screen4................................................................................................................................................................
Data Handling5................................................................................................................................................................
About This Manual6................................................................................................................................................................
Conventions In This Manual6................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Editing Combinations7................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Start7................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Oasys7................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Editing Programs7................................................................................................................................................................
Using Effects8................................................................................................................................................................
Using Karma8................................................................................................................................................................
Setup9................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Programs And Combinations9................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Combinations11................................................................................................................................................................
Listening To The Demo Songs12................................................................................................................................................................
New Features14................................................................................................................................................................
New features in software version 1.314................................................................................................................................................................
New features in software version 1.216................................................................................................................................................................
New features in software version 1.117................................................................................................................................................................
Main Features19................................................................................................................................................................
Open Architecture Synthesis Studio19................................................................................................................................................................
Front And Rear Panels29................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel29................................................................................................................................................................
Utility Buttons32................................................................................................................................................................
Mode Buttons32................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel36................................................................................................................................................................
Power Switch37................................................................................................................................................................
Names And Functions Of Objects On The Lcd Display39................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Information42................................................................................................................................................................
About The Oasys' Modes42................................................................................................................................................................
About The Oasys' Pcm Memory43................................................................................................................................................................
About Polyphony45................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Operations46................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Modes46................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Parameters47................................................................................................................................................................
Connections49................................................................................................................................................................
Digital Audio Output51................................................................................................................................................................
Connections To Midi Equipment52................................................................................................................................................................
Connections To A Computer52................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Options52................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Power On/off52................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cd-r/rw Drive53................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Power Off53................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Programs55................................................................................................................................................................
Using Controllers58................................................................................................................................................................
After Touch60................................................................................................................................................................
Using Chord Mode62................................................................................................................................................................
Knobs and switches64................................................................................................................................................................
Using Tone Adjust66................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Sounds66................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Editing With Hd-1 Programs67................................................................................................................................................................
Using Compare67................................................................................................................................................................
Using Drum Kits68................................................................................................................................................................
Using Lfos And Envelopes (egs)70................................................................................................................................................................
Using alternate modulation (ams)71................................................................................................................................................................
And The Ams Mixers71................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling Pitch72................................................................................................................................................................
Pitch Bend72................................................................................................................................................................
Using Filters73................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Routing73................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Types73................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Amp Section75................................................................................................................................................................
Using Vector Synthesis77................................................................................................................................................................
Effects78................................................................................................................................................................
Insert Effects78................................................................................................................................................................
Master Effects78................................................................................................................................................................
Automatically importing a program79................................................................................................................................................................
Combination Overview81................................................................................................................................................................
Using Controllers To Modify The Sound83................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Combination Editing84................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Mix84................................................................................................................................................................
Combination Editing85................................................................................................................................................................
A Suggested Approach For Editing85................................................................................................................................................................
Layers, Splits, And Velocity Switches86................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Settings87................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Filter Settings87................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Programs To Fit Within A Combination87................................................................................................................................................................
Automatically importing a combination89................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Edits89................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Songs (sequencer Mode)91................................................................................................................................................................
Overview - About The Oasys' Sequencer91................................................................................................................................................................
Sequencer Mode Structure91................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Songs93................................................................................................................................................................
Playback93................................................................................................................................................................
The Control Surface In Sequencer Mode94................................................................................................................................................................
Loop Playback96................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Recording97................................................................................................................................................................
Preparations For Recording97................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Midi In Real-time99................................................................................................................................................................
Template Songs99................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Step Recording102................................................................................................................................................................
Recording The Sound Of A Combination Or Program104................................................................................................................................................................
Auto Song Setup Function104................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Multiple Midi Tracks From An External Sequencer105................................................................................................................................................................
Recording System Exclusive Events106................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Patterns107................................................................................................................................................................
Other Ways To Record109................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Recording110................................................................................................................................................................
Overview: About The Oasys' Hard Disk Recorder110................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Input Settings And Recording Source Selection111................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Procedure114................................................................................................................................................................
Placing A Wave File In An Audio Track122................................................................................................................................................................
Song Editing123................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Tracks124................................................................................................................................................................
Using Rppr (realtime Pattern Play/record)125................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Rppr Data125................................................................................................................................................................
Rppr Playback126................................................................................................................................................................
Recording An Rppr Performance127................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling In Sequencer Mode128................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Song129................................................................................................................................................................
Cautions and other functions129................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Protect130................................................................................................................................................................
About Midi130................................................................................................................................................................
The Compare Function130................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling (open Sampling System)131................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling Overview131................................................................................................................................................................
How Sampling Mode Is Organized132................................................................................................................................................................
Samples And Multisamples132................................................................................................................................................................
Preparations For Sampling133................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Input Settings133................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling And Editing In Sampling Mode138................................................................................................................................................................
Loop Settings145................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying The Settings Of An Index150................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Multisamples And Samples152................................................................................................................................................................
Converting A Multisample To A Program152................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling In Program, Combination, And Sequencer Modes153................................................................................................................................................................
Resampling A Song To Create A Wave File157................................................................................................................................................................
Settings For The Entire Oasys (global Mode)159................................................................................................................................................................
How Global Mode Is Structured159................................................................................................................................................................
P0: Basic Setup159................................................................................................................................................................
Bypassing The Effects159................................................................................................................................................................
Global Audio Settings161................................................................................................................................................................
Midi-related Settings P1: Midi161................................................................................................................................................................
Pedal And Other Controller Settings161................................................................................................................................................................
Creating User Scales162................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Category Names For Programs, Combinations, And Karma162................................................................................................................................................................
Using Wave Sequences164................................................................................................................................................................
Wave Sequence Overview164................................................................................................................................................................
Programming Basics164................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Sound Of An Individual Step165................................................................................................................................................................
Using Rhythmic Wave Sequences167................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Tempo167................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Smooth, Evolving Timbres169................................................................................................................................................................
Modulating Wave Sequences170................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Wave Sequences171................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Kit Overview172................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Start Editing172................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Drum Kits173................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Editing173................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Drum Kits174................................................................................................................................................................
Loading & Saving Data, And Creating Cds177................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Data177................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Data That Can Be Saved177................................................................................................................................................................
Writing To Internal Memory178................................................................................................................................................................
Writing A Program Or Combination178................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Names180................................................................................................................................................................
Saving To Disks, Cds, And Usb Media182................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting Media184................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Data From Disk185................................................................................................................................................................
Loading .pcg, .sng, And .ksc Files185................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Individual Banks From A .pcg File187................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Data By Individual Item Or Bank187................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Playing Audio Cds189................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Audio Cds189................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Audio Cds190................................................................................................................................................................
Other Disk Operations192................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing information about media192................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Media Info192................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Date And Time192................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Factory Settings192................................................................................................................................................................
Effects In Each Mode196................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Input196................................................................................................................................................................
Routing Effect Settings197................................................................................................................................................................
Program Effects Settings197................................................................................................................................................................
Using Effects In Combinations And Songs199................................................................................................................................................................
Effect Settings In Sampling Mode200................................................................................................................................................................
Effect Settings For The Audio Inputs202................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamic modulation, midi/tempo sync203................................................................................................................................................................
And Common Fx Lfo203................................................................................................................................................................
Common Fx Lfo204................................................................................................................................................................
Overview - What Is Karma205................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With Karma208................................................................................................................................................................
Combination Mode211................................................................................................................................................................
Karma Function Settings214................................................................................................................................................................
Karma Function215................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing The Karma Function225................................................................................................................................................................
Appendices227................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting227................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply227................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd Screen227................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Input And Output228................................................................................................................................................................
Programs And Combinations229................................................................................................................................................................
Songs230................................................................................................................................................................
Sequencer Mode230................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling231................................................................................................................................................................
Karma232................................................................................................................................................................
Vector232................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Kits232................................................................................................................................................................
Wave Sequences233................................................................................................................................................................
Midi233................................................................................................................................................................
Disks, Cds, And Usb Media233................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Data233................................................................................................................................................................
Other Problems234................................................................................................................................................................
Disk And Media Information236................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Media Supported By The Oasys236................................................................................................................................................................
Operations That The Oasys Can Perform On Media236................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications And Options238................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Implementation Chart244................................................................................................................................................................

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Korg Oasys Operation Manual

Korg Oasys Operation Manual (241 pages)

open Architecture synthesis studio  
Brand: Korg | Category: Musical Instrument | Size: 6.49 MB
Table of contents
Important Safety Instructions3................................................................................................................................................................
About This Manual6................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Start9................................................................................................................................................................
Setup9................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Programs And Combinations9................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Combinations10................................................................................................................................................................
Listening To The Demo Songs12................................................................................................................................................................
New Features In Software Version 1.214................................................................................................................................................................
New Features In Software Version 1.115................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Oasys17................................................................................................................................................................
Main Features17................................................................................................................................................................
Open Architecture Synthesis Studio17................................................................................................................................................................
Front And Rear Panels26................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel26................................................................................................................................................................
Headphone Jack30................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel32................................................................................................................................................................
Names And Functions Of Objects On The Lcd Display35................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Information38................................................................................................................................................................
About The Oasys' Modes38................................................................................................................................................................
About The Oasys' Pcm Memory39................................................................................................................................................................
About Polyphony41................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Operations42................................................................................................................................................................
Connections45................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Power On/off48................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cd-r/rw Drive49................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Editing Programs51................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Programs51................................................................................................................................................................
Using Controllers53................................................................................................................................................................
Note Number56................................................................................................................................................................
Using Chord Mode57................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Edits Using The Sliders59................................................................................................................................................................
Knobs And Switches59................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Sounds61................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Editing With Hd-1 Programs62................................................................................................................................................................
Using Lfos And Envelopes (egs)65................................................................................................................................................................
Using Alternate Modulation (ams)66................................................................................................................................................................
And The Ams Mixers66................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling Pitch67................................................................................................................................................................
Using Filters68................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Amp Section70................................................................................................................................................................
Using Vector Synthesis72................................................................................................................................................................
Effects73................................................................................................................................................................
Automatically Importing A Program74................................................................................................................................................................
Into Sequence Mode74................................................................................................................................................................
Playing And Editing Combinations75................................................................................................................................................................
Combination Overview75................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Combination Editing78................................................................................................................................................................
Combination Editing79................................................................................................................................................................
Layers, Splits, And Velocity Switches80................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Settings81................................................................................................................................................................
Altering Programs To Fit Within A Combination81................................................................................................................................................................
Automatically Importing A Combination83................................................................................................................................................................
Into Sequencer Mode83................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Edits83................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Songs (sequencer Mode)85................................................................................................................................................................
Overview - About The Oasys' Sequencer85................................................................................................................................................................
Sequencer Mode Structure85................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Songs87................................................................................................................................................................
Playback87................................................................................................................................................................
The Control Surface In Sequencer Mode88................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Recording91................................................................................................................................................................
Preparations For Recording91................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Midi In Real-time93................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Step Recording96................................................................................................................................................................
Recording The Sound Of A Combination Or Program98................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Multiple Midi Tracks From99................................................................................................................................................................
An External Sequencer99................................................................................................................................................................
Recording System Exclusive Events100................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Patterns101................................................................................................................................................................
Other Ways To Record103................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Recording104................................................................................................................................................................
Oasys' Hard Disk Recorder104................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Input Settings And Recording Source Selection105................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Procedure108................................................................................................................................................................
Placing A Wave File In An Audio Track116................................................................................................................................................................
Song Editing117................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Tracks118................................................................................................................................................................
Using Rppr (realtime Pattern Play/record)120................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling In Sequencer Mode122................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Song123................................................................................................................................................................
Cautions And Other Functions In Sequencer Mode124................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling (open Sampling System)127................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling Overview127................................................................................................................................................................
How Sampling Mode Is Organized128................................................................................................................................................................
Samples And Multisamples128................................................................................................................................................................
Preparations For Sampling129................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling And Editing In Sampling Mode134................................................................................................................................................................
And Sequencer Modes149................................................................................................................................................................
Settings For The Entire Oasys (global Mode)155................................................................................................................................................................
How Global Mode Is Structured155................................................................................................................................................................
P0: Basic Setup155................................................................................................................................................................
Global Audio Settings156................................................................................................................................................................
Midi-related Settings P1: Midi157................................................................................................................................................................
Pedal And Other Controller Settings157................................................................................................................................................................
Creating User Scales158................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Category Names For Programs, Combinations, And Karma158................................................................................................................................................................
Using Wave Sequences159................................................................................................................................................................
Wave Sequence Overview159................................................................................................................................................................
Programming Basics159................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Sound Of An Individual Step160................................................................................................................................................................
Using Rhythmic Wave Sequences162................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Smooth, Evolving Timbres164................................................................................................................................................................
Modulating Wave Sequences165................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Wave Sequences166................................................................................................................................................................
Using Drum Kits167................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Kit Overview167................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Start Editing167................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Drum Kits168................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Drum Kits169................................................................................................................................................................
Loading & Saving Data, And Creating Cds171................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Data171................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Data That Can Be Saved171................................................................................................................................................................
Writing To Internal Memory172................................................................................................................................................................
Writing Global Settings175................................................................................................................................................................
Saving To Disks, Cds, And Usb Media176................................................................................................................................................................
How To Save Data177................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting Media178................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Data From Disk179................................................................................................................................................................
Loading .pcg, .sng, And .ksc Files179................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Individual Banks From A .pcg File181................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Data By Individual Item Or Bank181................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Playing Audio Cds183................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Audio Cds183................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Audio Cds185................................................................................................................................................................
Other Disk Operations186................................................................................................................................................................
Disk Media Info186................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Date And Time186................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Factory Settings186................................................................................................................................................................
Other Functions188................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Functions To Sw1/2 And The Realtime Knobs188................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Brightness, Contrast, And Color Of The Lcd188................................................................................................................................................................
Using Tap Tempo189................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting Controller Values189................................................................................................................................................................
Shortcuts190................................................................................................................................................................
Using Effects191................................................................................................................................................................
Effects In Each Mode192................................................................................................................................................................
Routing Effect Settings193................................................................................................................................................................
Master Effects194................................................................................................................................................................
Insert Effects196................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamic Modulation, Midi/tempo Sync199................................................................................................................................................................
And Common Fx Lfo199................................................................................................................................................................
Using Karma201................................................................................................................................................................
Overview - What Is Karma201................................................................................................................................................................
Performing With Karma204................................................................................................................................................................
Combination Mode207................................................................................................................................................................
Karma Function Settings210................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing The Karma Function221................................................................................................................................................................
Appendices223................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting223................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply223................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd Screen223................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Input And Output224................................................................................................................................................................
Programs And Combinations225................................................................................................................................................................
Songs226................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling227................................................................................................................................................................
Karma228................................................................................................................................................................
Vector228................................................................................................................................................................
Drum Kits228................................................................................................................................................................
Wave Sequences228................................................................................................................................................................
Midi229................................................................................................................................................................
Disks, Cds, And Usb Media229................................................................................................................................................................
Other Problems230................................................................................................................................................................
Media That Can Be Used With The Oasys231................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Media Supported By The Oasys231................................................................................................................................................................
Operations That The Oasys Can Perform On Media231................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications And Options233................................................................................................................................................................
Midi Implementation Chart239................................................................................................................................................................

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