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Due to our constant efforts to Korg will not be responsible for damages caused by data loss. This sets both Sequencer 1 and Sequencer 2 to their maximum level. This will avoid you start a Song without hearing anything.

The Chord 1 and Chord 2 channels At the maximum level, with rich-sounding Songs, Styles when turning the instrument on. Should this happen, lower the Master Volume a little.

Front panel mat, etc…. This edit environment overlaps any operating matically selected. The Keyboard tracks and mode, that still remains active in the background.

Press EXIT to effects will change, along with the Style tracks go back to the underlying operating mode. The Master Transpose has no effect on tracks set to Drum mode and, even if set in a different status, on the Drum and Per- cussion tracks.

Lowers the Master Transpose a semitone. Included hard disk, with preloaded Real sional Arranger! Apart for headphones, this is the only way will be preserved. Samples will be preserved, too. A music stand comes standard with your Pa1X. Insert its legs into the two dedicated holes on the rear panel. You can play the internal sounds of your Pa1X with an external controller, i.

GM equipped product and track is recorded individually one at a time. The LOGO decoder On the front panel of your Pa1X you have probably noticed seven logos, and may have even wondered what they stand for. Similar to selecting windows, dialog boxes overlap the underlay- interface ing page.

Press one of the button on the display to give Pa1X an answer, and the dialog box will close.

When a numeric value is underlined, press it a second time to open the Numeric Keypad. Pa1X pages are divided into various operating modes. Each mode is accessed by pressing the corresponding button in the MODE section on the control panel. Tabs Playing the demos A variety of demo songs have been included to demonstrate the sonic power of the Pa1X. Follow the instructions in the pa1.

Playing Sounds Selecting a Sound and playing it on the keyboard Playing Sounds You can play up to three sounds at the same time on the keyboard.

You can also split the keyboard into two parts, to play up to three sounds with your right hand Upperand one with your left hand Lower. You can also The triangle means open the Sound Select you can touch this The currently selected Sound Target track for the window by pressing one Playing Sounds Playing two or three Sounds at the same time Playing two or three Sounds at the same time You can layer all three Upper tracks and play them on the keyboard.

Playing Sounds Playing two or three Sounds at the same time Press the Play icon in the Upper 3 status box, to mute the Upper 3 track again. Playing Sounds Playing different Sounds with your left and your right hand Playing different Sounds with your left and your right hand You can play a single Sound with your left hand, in addition to playing up to three Sounds ,anual your right hand. Playing Sounds Changing the split point Play the keyboard. Note how the keyboard once again plays the Upper tracks for the entire length of the keyboard.


Upper Changing the split point If you are not comfortable with the selected split point, you may set the split point to any key. Press the Split tab to see the Split Point panel. This sound simulates the classic tonewheel organs ppa1x the past. Different drawbar settings may be stored with each Performance. So, selecting a different Performance will select different settings for the Digital Drawbar Organ.

Unlike selecting single Sounds, selecting a Perfor- mance will recall several Sounds at the same time, the needed effects kor transpositions, a suitable Voice Processor preset, plus many more parameters useful for playing in a musical situation. Selecting and saving Performances Saving your settings to a Performance Select one of the Performances in the Performance Select window. Sounds, effects, and other settings, change according to the setting memorized in the selected Performance.

After choosing the Write Performance menu item, the Write Performance dia- log box appears. If you like, you may assign a new name to the Performance. Press Symbol to enter special charac- hters. Selecting mwnual saving Performances Saving your settings to a Performance Select a Bank and Performance location in memory, where you would like mxnual save the Performance.

The Style Select kanual closes, and the main screen appears again, with the selected Style ready to go. Be sure one of the Chord Scanning modes is selected. For chord scanning to work, either of both LEDs must be turned on.

Selecting and playing Styles Tempo Tempo While a Tempo setting is saved with each Style or Performance, you can change it to be whatever you like.

You can use either of the following two methods. These sounds or nanual can be played along with the Keyboard and Style tracks. Selecting and playing Styles Adjusting volume of each single track Adjusting volume of each single track You can adjust the volume of each of the Style and Keyboard tracks, for example to soften the bass a little, or to make the keyboard solo louder.

For example, msnual muting all accompaniment tracks, while drum and bass continue to play. Play chords with the left hand and single notes in the right hand. Notice how the right hand is automatically harmonized, according to the chords composed with your left hand. Song Play Pa1X is equipped with two onboard sequencers that can be run at the same time to mix between dif- ferent Kprg.

Songs are read directly from disk, so there is no need to load them to memory before playing them back.

Selected track Assigned Sound. Press the Sequencer 1 area to open the Mqnual Select window and select the Song to be played by Sequencer 1.


Once a song is assigned to Sequencer 1, press the Sequencer 2 area once to select it, and a second time to open the Song Select window. The SongBook Displaying Artist or Genre When the entry is visible in the display, select it and press the Select but- ton in the display.

The SongBook Sorting entries Sorting entries You can change the order entries are shown in the display. Press the page menu icon to open the page menu. Choose whether the list must be seen in ascending or descending order Choose one of the sorting options to change the list view order. The entered text is now the search criteria. Press the Add to List button when the desired entry has been selected. Use the scroll bar to see all entries in the list.


As an alter- native, select an item and use the DIAL. Press the Custom List tab to select the Custom List page.

Use the List pop-up menu to select one of the available Custom Lists. Any dynamic microphone is directly supported. To connect a phantom-powered condenser microphone, you need an external phantom power supply. Singing with a connected microphone Connecting a microphone Go to the main page of the Style Play or Song Play mode, and select the Mic tab.

Singing morg a connected microphone Applying harmony to your voice Press the Volume tab to select the Volume panel. If you mannual, start a Style or Song. Singing with a connected microphone Soloing your voice TalkBack Soloing your voice TalkBack Sometimes, during a live show, you might like to talk to your audience. Use the TalkBack function to attenuate the music, and let your voice pass mqnual clean and clear. The easiest and fastest is to use the Styles to record what you are playing in realtime on the keyboard, while the arranger gives you the accompani- ment tracks.

Preparing to record When you enter Backing Sequence Record, the most recently used Style is already selected, and all tracks are ready to record. Select one of the Intros to start with an mamual tion. Select any of the Variations before starting to record.

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If you do not wish to start the Song with the Style playing, After you select the Save song command, kotg Save Song page appears. Select a device and folder where you want to save your Song. If a Song is selected high- lighted it will be overwritten. Selecting elements Sound Select window Selecting pax1 The following windows are shown in the various operating Sounds modes, whenever you try to select manua Sound, Performance, Style Press one of these buttons in the display to select a Sound.

Press a command to select it. Press anywhere in the display to close the menu without selecting a command. Transpose may be automatically changed when selecting a different Performance or Style. If no chord abbreviation is shown, no chord recogni- shown. The lower half of the main page contains the various panels, you can select by pressing the corresponding tabs. Not only it is shown on the main page, but also in several edit pages. Press the Volume tab to select this panel. Talk Maanual this switch to soften all music generated by the Pa1X, mxnual speak on the microphone at normal level.

This is useful to speak with your audience, while automatically lowering the back- ground music volume. Touch anywhere on the keyboard diagram. A message will appear, asking you to press the new split point on the keyboard of your Pa1X or to press the EXIT button to close the message Press the Pad tab to select this panel.