Pre-recorded performances are used to demonstrate the individual appeal of
the rhythms, sounds and other features.
0 BACKGROUND SOUND (BGS)
Five unique background sounds add special life and interest to your
performance. The FADE OUT button is pressed once for slowly diminishing
background sound, twice for immediate cut-off. The volume is adjusted with
the BGS buttons.
0 RHYTHM GROUP
Various rhythm patterns are available for each rhythm group. Other rhythm
controls are START/STOP, SYNCHRO & BREAK, INTRO & ENDING, COUNT
INTRO and FILL IN 1 and 2. The volume is adjusted with the DRUMS balance
buttons below the display.
• AUTO PLAY CHORD
This feature is activated when the ONE FINGER, FINGERED or PIANIST button
is turned on. An automatic accompaniment appropriate for the selected
rhythm is produced when you play a chord. MEMORY allows you to continue
the accompaniment even after the chord keys are released. The volume for
each part of the AUTO PLAY CHORD (DRUMS, Bass
, ACCOMP 1, 2, 3) is
adjusted with the respective balance buttons below the display.
C is the standard setting, but you can raise or lower the key of the entire
instrument with these two buttons. The transposed key is shown on the
normal performance display.
• MANUAL PERCUSSION
The three buttons are used to add percussion sounds during your
performance. The desired Keyboard
PERCUSSION sounds are easily stored
in the buttons. The buttons can also be programmed for other functions, such
as rhythm start/stop.
Create original rhythm patterns, either in realtime or with the step record
method, or modify preset rhythms. Store up to 12 new rhythms in the
reserved memory locations and recall them as you play, just like the preset
0 ONE TOUCH PLAY
Select a rhythm and press the ONE TOUCH PLAY button until the panel
settings change. The sounds and effects perfect for the selected rhythm are
automatically set in seconds. Or press the ONE TOUCH PLAY button briefly to
access the MUSIC STYLE SELECT display. Choose one of the many music
styles and the appropriate sounds, effects and even rhythm are set instantly.
0 MUSIC STYLE ARRANGER
A tap of a button during your performance changes the rhythm and sounds to
a simpler or flashier arrangement to match the feeling of the music.
• PITCH BEND
This wheel is moved up or down with your hand to create a continuous
change in pitch. The wheel returns to the center position automatically when
it is released.
Add vibrato to the sound by turning the wheel upwards.
0 DISPLAY (LCD screen)
Displays performance information, function settings and other messages.
• Use the DISPLAY ANGLE wheel to set it to the angle at which it is easiest
• Use the CONTRAST button to adjust the display so that it is easy to read.
With this feature you can separately play and record the parts for an entire
song. Then have the whole ensemble performance played back
automatically. This is a true 16-track sequencer, with full realtime recording,
step recording and editing features.
0 MEMORY & CONTROL
The settable functions in this mode include initialization, foot switch and PAD
button function-assignment, and settings related to Disk Drive operation.
This button is used for making the various sound, volume and effect settings
for each part, as well as tuning and TECHNI-CHORD type, by reading the
0 SOUND GROUP
Various sounds are available for each sound group.
Turn the DIGITAL REVERB button on to add reverberation to the sound.
DIGITAL EFFECT gives the sound a thickness and diffusion. The DSP EFFECT
changes the quality of the sound. When SUSTAIN is on, the musical tones
fade gradually after the keys are released.
Chord notes played on the left section of the Keyboard
are added to melody
notes played on the right section. Choose from four harmonic styles.
These buttons allow you to assign a different sound to each part, and then
assign the desired part to the entire Keyboard
, assign a different part to each
section of the Keyboard
, or mix parts. When the Keyboard
is divided into
sections, change the dividing point with the SPLIT POINT button.
0 SOUND EDIT
Modify preset sounds to create new and unique sounds.
0 PANEL MEMORY
Set up the sounds and effects, and then store them in these 24 memories (3
BANKS x 8 memory locations) buttons for instant recall as you play. You can
expand the range of storable settings to include the rhythm selection, tempo
setting and more.
This Disk Drive allows you to store up to 20 SEQUENCER performances and
other data on a 3.5-in. 2DD memory disk