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    About the Parameter GuideThemicroSTATIONParameterGuideisdividedintotwosections:QuickParametersandFullParameters.

    Quick Parameter sectionTheparametersthatcanbeeditedfromthemicroSTATION

    itselfare

    called

    quick

    parameters.

    These

    are

    the

    microSTA

    TIONsmostimportantparameters.TheQuickParametersectionexplainstheseparameters.

    Full Parameter sectionFullparameters aretheparametersthatcanbeeditedfrommicroSTATIONEditorinstalledonacomputerconnectedtothemicroSTATION.Theseincludethedetailedsoundparameters,effectparameters,drumkits,anduserarpeggiopatterns.TheFullParametersectionexplainstheseparameters.

    Conventions in theoperation manuals

    Abbreviations or the manuals: OG, PGInthedocumentation,referencestothemanualsareabbreviatedasfollows.

    OG:OperationGuide

    PG:ParameterGuide

    Procedure steps 1. 2. 3. Theseindicatethestepsofaprocedure.

    Symbols, , , Note, Tips

    These

    symbols

    respectively

    indicate

    a

    caution,

    a

    MIDI

    relatedexplanation,asupplementarynote,oratip.

    Example screen displaysTheparametervaluesshownintheexamplescreensofthismanualareonlyforexplanatorypurposes,andmaynotnecessarymatchthevaluesthatappearintheDisplayofyourinstrument.

    MIDI-related explanationsCC#isanabbreviationforControlChangeNumber.

    InexplanationsofMIDImessages,numbersinsquarebrackets[ ]alwaysindicatehexadecimalnumbers.

    * Apple,MacaretrademarksofAppleInc.,registeredintheUS.andothercountries.

    * WindowsXP,WindowsVista,andWindows7arearegisteredtrademarkofMicrosoftCorporationintheU.S.andothercounties.

    * Intel,IntelCore,andPentiumaretrademarksofIntelCorporationintheU.S.andothercountries.

    * Allproductnamesandcompanynamesarethetrademarksorregisteredtrademarksoftheirrespective

    owners.

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    Table o contentsAbout the Parameter Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii

    Conventions in the

    operation manuals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii

    microSTATION Quick parameters............................................. 1

    Program mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

    PROG PLAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

    PROG EDIT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

    OSC Common . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

    Filter/Amp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

    Filter/Amp EG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

    Filter EG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

    Amp EG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

    Pitch EG/LFO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

    LFO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

    OSC1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

    OSC2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

    Audition Riff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

    Knob Assign (Realtime Control Knob B Assign) . 9

    Tempo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    ARP Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    FX Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

    IFX1, IFX2, IFX3, IFX4, IFX5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

    MFX1, MFX2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

    TFX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

    Master Vol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

    Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

    Write Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

    External Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

    Combination mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

    COMBI PLAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17COMBI EDIT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

    Timb s (Timbre Parameters) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

    Timbre 01 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17

    Timbre 02....16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23

    Knob Assign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

    Tempo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

    ARP (Arpeggiator) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

    IFX1, IFX2, IFX3, IFX4, IFX5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

    MFX1, MFX2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

    TFX (Total Effect) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

    Master Vol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

    Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

    Write Combi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

    External Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

    Sequencer mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

    An overview of Sequencer mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

    SEQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

    PLAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

    REC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

    EDIT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

    Tracks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36

    Track Edit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42

    Knob Assign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45

    Tempo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45

    ARP (Arpeggiator) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

    IFX1, IFX2, IFX3, IFX4, IFX5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46MFX1, MFX2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

    TFX (Total Eect) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

    Master Vol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

    Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

    Song Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

    External Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

    Grid Seq (Grid Sequence) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

    Grid Sequence Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

    System Exclusive events supported

    in Sequencer mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

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    Global/Media mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

    Basic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

    Eect SW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59

    ARP (Arpeggiator) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59

    Bank Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59

    Initial Song . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60

    Scroll Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60

    M.Protect (Memory Protect) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60

    MIDI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

    MIDI Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62

    SEQ MIDI Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62

    ARP RTC MIDI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63

    MIDI Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63

    External Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64

    Controllers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

    PEDAL/SW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65

    Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

    Write Global . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

    Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

    Load . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68

    Save All . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69

    Save PCG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69

    Save SEQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69

    Save To SMF

    (Save Song as Standard MIDI File) . . . . . . .69

    Rename . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69

    Delete . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70

    Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70

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    Program mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73

    Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74Mode Select, BROWSER, UTILITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74

    Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74

    Realtime Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74

    Arpeggiator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74

    Quick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75

    Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75

    OSC Common . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76

    OSC EG/LFO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77

    OSC1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78

    OSC2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79

    About Relative (Rel) and Absolute parameters . 79

    ARP/Controllers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80

    Basic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82

    OSC Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82

    Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82

    Hal-Damper Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83

    Key Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83

    Program Basic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84

    Controllers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86

    ARP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87

    OSC/Pitch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88

    OSC1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88

    OSC2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89

    PITCH EG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89

    OSC1 Multisample . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89

    OSC1 Pitch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91

    OSC2 Multisample . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93

    OSC2 Pitch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93

    OSC Common . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94

    Pitch EG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

    Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99Filter1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99

    Filter2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101

    Filter1 Modulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102

    Filter1 LFO Mod. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105

    Filter1 EG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107

    Filter2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109

    Filter2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109

    Filter2 Modulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109

    Filter2 LFO Mod. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109

    Filter2 EG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109

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    Amp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .110

    Amp1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110

    Amp2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111

    Amp1 Modulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111

    Amp1 EG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113

    Amp2 Modulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115Amp2 EG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115

    LFO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116

    OSC 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116

    OSC 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

    Common . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

    OSC1 LFO1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118

    OSC1 LFO2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119

    OSC2 LFO1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119

    OSC2 LFO2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119

    Common LFO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120

    AMS Mix/C.KeyTrk (AMS Mixer/

    Common Keyboard Track) . . . . . . . . . . . .121

    OSC1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121

    OSC 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122

    OSC1 AMS Mix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122

    OSC 2 AMS Mix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126

    Common KeyTrack (Common Keyboard Track)

    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127

    IFX (Insert Effect) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129

    IFX Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129

    OSC MFX Send . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129

    Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130

    IFX Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131

    IFX1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133

    IFX2, IFX3, IFX4, IFX5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133

    MFX/TFX (Master/Total Effect) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134

    MFX&TFX Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134

    Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

    MFX1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136

    MFX2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136

    TFX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136UTILITY Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137

    Combination mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139

    Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140

    Mode Select, BROWSER, UTILITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140

    Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140

    Realtime Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140

    Arpeggiator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140

    Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141

    Program Select . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141

    Timbre Mixer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142

    Common . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143

    Arpeggiator Assign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143

    Arpeggiator-A(B) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143

    Realtime Control Knob Assign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .144

    Timbre Param (Timbre Parameters) . . . . . . . . . 145

    Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145

    MIDI/OSC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145

    Pitch/Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147

    Tone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149

    MIDI Filter1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .150

    MIDI Filter2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .151

    Key/Vel Zone (Keyboard/Velocity Zone) . . . . . 152

    Keyboard Zones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152

    Velocity Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152

    IFX (Insert Effect) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153

    IFX Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153

    Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153

    IFX Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155

    IFX1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .156

    IFX2, IFX3, IFX4, IFX5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .156

    MFX/TFX (Master/Total Effect) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157

    MFX&TFX Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157

    Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157

    MFX1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158

    MFX2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158

    TFX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158

    UTILITY Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159

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    Sequencer mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161

    Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .162

    Mode Select, BROWSER, UTILITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162

    Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162

    Realtime Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162

    Arpeggiator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162

    Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .163

    Track Select, Program Select, Pan, Volume . . . 163

    Track Mixer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163

    Common . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164

    Track Param (Track Parameters) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166

    Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166

    MIDI/OSC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166

    Pitch/Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167

    Tone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168

    MIDI Filter 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169

    MIDI Filter 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170

    Key/Vel Zone (Keyboard/Velocity Zone) . . . . . 171

    IFX (Insert Effect) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .172

    IFX Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172

    Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172

    IFX Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173

    IFX1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174

    IFX2, IFX3, IFX4, IFX5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174

    MFX/TFX (Master/Total Effect) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175

    MFX&TFX Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175

    Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175

    MFX1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176

    MFX2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176

    TFX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176

    UTILITY Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .177

    Global mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179

    Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .180

    Mode Select, UTILITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180

    Realtime Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180

    Arpeggiator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180

    Software Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181

    Basic/Controllers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .182

    MIDI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184

    External . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185

    User Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186

    Category . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187

    Drum Kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188

    Drum Kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .188

    Sample Param . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .189

    Voice/Mixer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .191

    Creating a drum kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .192

    Arpeggio Pattern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195Common . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .195

    Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .196

    Fixed Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .196

    Edit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .196

    Creating a user arpeggio pattern . . . . . . . . . . . . .197

    UTILITY Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202

    Eect Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .205

    Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205

    Eects in each mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .205

    Editing eect parameters

    on the microSTATION itsel . . . . . . . . . . . .205

    Dynamic modulation (Dmod)

    and Tempo Synchronization . . . . . . . . . .206

    FX Control Bus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .207

    Eect I/O . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .207

    Insert Effects (IFX1IFX5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208

    In/Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .208

    Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .208

    Mixer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .210Controlling the Insert Eects via MIDI . . . . . . . .211

    Master Effects (MFX1, 2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211

    In/Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .211

    Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .212

    Mixer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .213

    Controlling the Master Eects via MIDI . . . . . . .213

    Total Effect (TFX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214

    In/Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .214

    Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .214

    Mixer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .214Using MIDI to control the Total Eect . . . . . . . . .214

    Main Outputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214

    Effect/Mixer Block Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215

    Single size effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217

    000: No Eect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .217

    001: St.Comp (Stereo Compressor) . . . . . . . . . . .217

    002: Red Comp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .217

    003:St. Limitr (Stereo Limiter)................................. 218

    004: MulLimitr (Multiband Limiter) . . . . . . . . . . .219

    005: St.MstLmt (Stereo Mastering Limiter) . . . .219006: St.Gate (Stereo Gate) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .219

    007: St.P4EQ (Stereo Parametric 4-Band EQ) . .220

    008: St.G7EQ (Stereo Graphic 7-Band EQ) . . . . .221

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    009: St.Excitr (Stereo Exciter) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221

    010: St.Isolat (Stereo Isolator) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222

    011: St. Wah (Stereo Wah/Auto Wah) . . . . . . . . 222

    012: St.VtgWah

    (Stereo Vintage/Custom Wah) . . . . . . . . 223

    013: VOX Wah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224

    014: St.RndFlt (Stereo Random Filter) . . . . . . . . 224

    015: St.MMFltr (Multi Mode Filter)........................ 225

    016: St.SubOsc (Stereo Sub Oscillator) . . . . . . . 226

    017: Talk Mod (Talking Modulator) . . . . . . . . . . . 226

    018: St.Decimt (Stereo Decimator) . . . . . . . . . . . 227

    019: St. Record (Stereo Analog Record) . . . . . . 228

    020: OD Wah (Overdrive/Hi.Gain Wah) . . . . . . . 228

    021: St.Gt Cab (Stereo Guitar Cabinet) . . . . . . . 229

    022: St.Bs Cab (Stereo Bass Cabinet) . . . . . . . . . 230

    023: Bass Amp.............................................................. 230

    024: B.Amp Cab (Bass Amp Model+Cabinet) ... 231025: TrebleBST (Treble Booster) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231

    026: Tube Pre (Tube PreAmp Modeling) . . . . . 232

    027: St.TubPre

    (Stereo Tube PreAmp Modeling) . . . . . . 232

    028: Mic Model (Mic Modeling + PreAmp) . . . 232

    029: Stereo Phaser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233

    030: Small Phs (Small Phaser) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233

    031: OrangePhs (Orange Phaser) . . . . . . . . . . . . 234

    032: BlackPhsr (Black Phaser) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234

    033: U-VIBE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234

    034: St.RndPhs (Stereo Random Phaser) . . . . . 234

    035: St.EnvPhs (Stereo Envelope Phaser) . . . . . 235

    036: 2Vo.Reso (2Voice Resonator) . . . . . . . . . . . 235

    037: St.Tremlo (Stereo Tremolo) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236

    038: TEX Treml (TEX Tremolo) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237

    039: St. Env.Trm (Stereo Envelope Tremolo) .... 237

    040: St.AutPan (Stereo Auto Pan) . . . . . . . . . . . . 237

    041: St.PhsTrm (Stereo Phaser + Tremolo) . . . 238

    042: St.Ring M (Stereo Ring Modulator) . . . . . . 239

    043: P4EQ - Xctr

    (Parametric 4-Band EQ - Exciter) . . . . . . 240

    044: P4EQ - Wah (Parametric 4-Band EQ -

    Wah/Auto Wah)............................................. 240

    045: P4EQ - Phaser

    (Parametric 4-Band EQ - Phaser) . . . . . . 241

    046: Comp - Wah

    (Compressor - Wah/Auto Wah) . . . . . . . 241

    047: Comp - Amp

    (Compressor - Amp Simulation) . . . . . . 242

    048: Comp - OD

    (Compressor - Overdrive/Hi.Gain) .......... 242

    049: Comp - P4EQ

    (Compressor - Parametric 4-Band EQ) . 243050: Comp - Phsr (Compressor - Phaser)............ 243

    051: Lmtr - P4EQ

    (Limiter - Parametric 4-Band EQ)............. 244

    052: Limtr - Phsr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .244

    053: Xctr - Comp (Exciter - Compressor) . . . . . .245

    054: Xctr- Lmtr ............................................................. 245

    055: Xctr- Phsr .............................................................. 246

    056: OD - Amp

    (Overdrive/Hi.Gain - Amp Simulation) .. 246

    057: OD - Phsr (Overdrive/Hi.Gain - Phaser)...... 247

    058: Wah - Amp (Wah - Amp Simulation) . . . . .247

    059: Deci - Amp

    (Decimator - Amp Simulation) ................. 248

    060: Deci - Comp (Decimator - Compressor) . .248

    061: Amp - Trml (Amp Simulation- Tremolo) . .248

    062: Organ Vib/Chorus

    (Organ Vibrato/Chorus).............................. 249

    063: Rotary SP (Rotary Speaker) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .249

    064: St.Chorus (Stereo Chorus) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .250

    065: VtgChorus (Vintage Chorus) . . . . . . . . . . . . .251066: BlkChorus (Black Chorus) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .251

    067: St.HrmCho (Stereo Harmonic Chorus) . . . .252

    068: St.Bi Mod (Stereo Biphase Modulation) .... 252

    069: Mtap Cho (Multitap Chorus/Delay) . . . . . .253

    070: Ensemble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .253

    071: Poly6 Ens (Polysix Ensemble)........................ 254

    072: St Flange (Stereo Flanger) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .254

    073: VtgFlange (Vintage Flanger) . . . . . . . . . . . . .254

    074: St.RndFlg (Stereo Random Flanger) . . . . . .255

    075: St.EnvFlg (Stereo Envelope Flanger) . . . . .255

    076: St.Vibrat (Stereo Vibrato) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .256077: St.AF Mod

    (Stereo Auto Fade Modulation)............... 257

    078: Doppler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .257

    079: Detune .................................................................. 258

    080: PitchStr (Pitch Shiter) .................................... 258

    081: P.St Mod (Pitch Shit Modulation) . . . . . . .259

    082: P4EQ - Flng (Parametric 4-Band EQ -

    Chorus/Flanger) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .260

    083: Comp - Flng

    (Compressor - Chorus/Flanger) . . . . . . . .260

    084: Lmtr - Flng (Limiter - Chorus/Flanger) . . . .261085: Xctr - Flng (Exciter - Chorus/Flanger)......... 261

    086: OD - Flng

    (Overdrive/Hi.Gain - Chorus/Flanger).... 262

    087: Phsr - Flng (Phaser - Chorus/Flanger) . . . .262

    088: GrainStr (Grain Shiter) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .263

    089: LCR Delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .263

    090: St.Delay (Stereo/CrossDelay) . . . . . . . . . . . .264

    091: St.MtpDly (Stereo Multitap Delay) .............. 264

    092: St.ModDly (Stereo Modulation Delay) . . . .265

    093: St.DynDly (Stereo Dynamic Delay).............. 266

    094: St.PanDly (Stereo Auto Panning Delay) . .266

    095: Tape Echo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .267

    096: Echo Plus .............................................................. 268

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    097: Auto Reverse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268

    098: SeqDlyBPM (Sequence BPM Delay) . . . . . 269

    099: LCR BPM (L/C/R BPM Delay) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269

    100: St.DlyBPM (Stereo BPM Delay) . . . . . . . . . . 270

    101: St.MtdBPM (Stereo BPM Multitap Delay) 270

    102: St.ModBPM(Stereo BPM Modulation Delay) .............. 271

    103: St.ApdBPM

    (Stereo BPM Auto Panning Delay) . . . . . 272

    104: TapeE BPM (Tape Echo BPM) ........................ 273

    105: Rev.Hall (Reverb Hall) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274

    106: Rev.Plate (Reverb Plate) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274

    107: Rev.Room1 (Reverb Room) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274

    108: Rev.Room2 (Reverb Room) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274

    109: R2.Spring (Reverb2 Spring) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275

    110: R2.Hall (Reverb2 Hall) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275

    111: R2.Plate (Reverb2 Plate) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275112: R2.Room (Reverb2 Room) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275

    113: Early Relections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275

    114: P4EQ - MDly (Parametric 4-Band EQ -

    Multitap Delay) .............................................. 276

    115: Comp - MDly

    (Compressor - Multitap Delay) ................. 276

    116: Lmtr - MDly (Limiter - Multitap Delay)....... 277

    117: Xctr - MDly (Exciter - Multitap Delay)......... 277

    118: OD - MDly

    (Overdrive/Hi.Gain - Multitap Delay) ..... 278

    119: Flng - Dly(Chorus/Flanger - Multitap Delay) . . . . . 278

    120: Rev - Gate (Reverb - Gate) .............................. 279

    Double Size effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .280

    D00: St.MltLmt (Stereo Multiband Limiter) . . . 280

    D01: OD/HG Wah

    (Overdrive/Hyper Gain Wah) .................... 280

    D02: GAmp + P4EQ (Guitar Amp Model +

    Parametric 4-Band EQ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281

    D03: GAmpCLEAN

    (Guitar Amp Model CLEAN) . . . . . . . . . . . 282

    D04: GAmpSUPER(Guitar Amp Model SUPER) . . . . . . . . . . . 282

    D05: GAmpTWEED

    (Guitar Amp Model TWEED) . . . . . . . . . . 282

    D06: GAmpUS-HG

    (Guitar Amp Model US-HG) . . . . . . . . . . . 282

    D07: B.TubeAmp

    (Bass Tube Amp Model + Cabinet) ......... 282

    D08: St. Mic

    (Stereo Mic Modeling + PreAmp) . . . . . 283

    D09: Vocoder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283

    D10: Rotary OD (Rotary Speaker Overdrive) . . 284

    D11: Mtap Cho (Multitap Chorus/Delay) . . . . . 285

    D12: St.P.Str (Stereo Pitch Shiter) . . . . . . . . . . . 286

    D13: Early Re (Early Relections) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286

    Appendices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287

    Alternate Modulation Source (AMS) . . . . . . . . . 287

    Alternate Modulation Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . .287

    AMS (Alternate Modulation Source) List . . . . . .287

    Alternate Modulation settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .289

    Dynamic Modulation Source (Dmod) . . . . . . . . 292

    Realtime Control Knob 14 Assign . . . . . . . . . . 294

    Foot Switch Assign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295

    Foot Pedal Assign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296

    MIDI transmission when the microSTATIONs

    controllers are used . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297

    microSTATION and MIDI CCs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299

    Responses to standard MIDI controllers . . . . . .299

    Parameters controlled by MIDI CCs #70-79 . . .301

    MIDI applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 302

    About MIDI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .302

    Settings when connected to a MIDI device

    or computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .302

    Messages transmitted and received

    by the microSTATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .302

    Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312

    MIDI Implementation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 313

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    Program mode

    ToplayprogramsyoulluseProgrammode,whichletsyoudothefollowingthings.

    Selectandplayprograms.

    UsetheRealtimeControlknobstocontrolaprogramssoundorarpeggiator.

    Editthemostimportantprogramparameters.

    Page structure in Program modeThemicroSTATIONsProgrammodeisorganizedasatreestructurecontainingthefollowingpages.(p.3)Fordetailsonhowtomovebetweenpages,andhowtoselectparametersandedittheirvalues,pleaserefertothemicroSTATIONOperationGuide.

    PROG PLAYInPROGPLAYyoucanselectandplayprograms.YoucanalsousetheRealtimeControlknobstocontroltheprogramssoundsandthearpeggiatorwhileyouperform.

    AllMIDIdatainPROGPLAYistransmittedandreceivedontheglobalMIDIchannel.(Channel(GlobalMIDIChannel)onpage 60)

    Tips: Auto Song SetupBypressingtheRECbuttoninProgramorCombinationmode,youcanusetheAutoSongSetupfunctionwhichautomaticallycopiesthecurrentsettingstoasongandputsthemicroSTATIONintherecordreadycondition.Whenyouvethoughtofaphraseoranideaforasong,thisletsyouinstantlyturnyourinspirationintoasong.(Tips:AutoSongSetuponpage 30)

    Program No.&Name [001...: program name]Thisindicatestheprogram.ThemicroSTATIONspreloadprogramsareorganizedintothefollowingsevencategories.ThecategoryoftheselectedprogramisshownbytheCATEGORYindicatorlocatedattheleftofthefrontpaneldisplay.

    Thepreloadprogramsincluderewritableprograms(atotalof512programs),andthenonrewritableGMbankscontainingGM2capitalprograms(128),variationprograms

    (129),and

    bank

    g

    drums

    (9).

    Note:IfyouwanttoviewthenumberswithineachbankratherthanthenumbersshownwhenALLisselected,turnNUMLOCKon(LEDlit)andpressthe14(ENTER)button.

    EXTERNAL controlInPROGPLAY,ifyoupresstheEXTERNALbuttontoturnExternalControlon,andthenoperateknobs14,thedisplaywillbrieflyshowtheMIDIchannel,MIDICCnumberandvaluethatareassignedbytheselectedexternalsetup.ExternalsetupscanbeselectedinPROGEDIT:ExternalSetup.(ExternalSetuponpage 15)

    IftheMIDICCnumberforaknobisturnedOffintheselectedexternalsetup,thenthevaluewillnotappear

    whenyouoperatetheknob.

    PROG EDITHereyoucaneditthemicroSTATIONsprogramquickparameters.ThequickparametersaremajorparametersthatcanbeeditedfromthemicroSTATIONitself.Ifyouwanttoeditallparametersoftheprogram,youllneedtousemicroSTATIONEditoronaconnectedcomputer.

    OSC CommonHereyoucanspecifyhowoscillators1and2willproducesound.

    Voice Mode (Voice Assign Mode) [Poly, Mono]Selectthebasicvoiceallocationmode.Dependingonwhichoneyouselect,variousotheroptionswillappear,suchasMonoLegatoandUnison(Monomodeonly).

    Poly:Theprogramwillplaypolyphonically,allowingyouplaychords.

    Mono:Theprogramwillplaymonophonically, producingonlyonenoteatatime.

    MonoLegato [O, On]ThisisavailablewhentheVoiceModeissettoMono.

    Legatorefertonotesthatareplayedinawaythatthey

    soundsmoothandconnected;thenextnoteisplayedbeforethelastnoteisreleased.Thisistheoppositeofplayingdetached.

    On:Whenyouplaywithlegatophrasing,thenoteswithinalegatophrasewillsoundsmoother.

    WhenMonoLegatoisOn,thefirstnoteinalegatophrasewillsoundnormally,andthensubsequentnoteswillhaveasmoothersound,formoregentletransitionsbetweenthenotes.

    Off:Legatophrasingwillproducethesamesoundasdetachedplaying.

    Category Explanation

    ALL

    Nocategory.Allprograms001...512:ProgramsofbanksA,B,C,D513...640:GM2capitalprograms641...768:GM2variationprograms

    769...777:GM2

    drum

    programs

    KEYBOARDA.Piano,SynthE.P,RealE.P,Clav/Harpsi,E.Organ,Pipe.Organ

    STRINGS/BRASS/

    WOODWINDStrings,Vocal,Airy,Brass,Woodwind,Reed

    GUITAR A.Guitar,E.Guitar,Plucked

    BASS&BASS SPLIT E.Bass,A.Bass,SynthBass

    SYNTH Fast,Slow,Motion,Shortdecay

    LEAD&SOLO

    SPLITSynLead

    DRUM/MALLET/

    HITSNatural,Dance,Perc,Bell,Mallet,SFX,Hits

    USER Soundssavedasausercategory(notincludedinfactorysettings)

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    OSC Common (p.3)

    VoiceMode

    MonoLegato

    Unison

    NumOVoicesDetune

    Thickness

    PtchStrtch

    Hol d

    Reverse

    Filter/Amp (p.5)

    Cutof

    Resonance

    Flt EG Int

    AmpVel Int

    Filter/Amp EG (p.5)

    Attack

    Decay

    Sustain

    Release

    Filter EG (p.6)

    Attack

    Decay

    Sustain

    Release

    Amp EG (p.6)

    Attack

    Decay

    Sustain

    Release

    Pitch EG/LFO (p.6)

    Attack

    Decay

    Sustain

    Release

    LFO1 Int

    LFO (p.6)

    LF01 SpeedLFO1 Fade

    LFO1 Delay

    LFO1 Stop

    LF02 Speed

    LFO2 Fade

    LFO2 Delay

    LFO2 Stop

    CmnLFO Spd

    PROG PLAY

    OSC1 (p.7)

    Play/Mute

    Volume

    Tune

    TransposePtchSlope

    Pitch JS+X

    Pitch JSX

    Portamento

    PortaFingr

    PortaMode

    PortaTime

    LFO1

    LFO2

    FltLFO1toA

    FltLFO1toB

    FltLFO2toA

    FltLFO2toB

    AmpLFO1Int

    AmpLFO2Int

    P.LFO1 AMS Int

    P.LFO2 AMS Int

    OSC2

    Same as OSC1 parameters

    Audition Rif (p.8)

    : 000: OfTranspose

    Knob Assign (p.9)

    1-B

    2-B

    3-B

    4-B

    Tempo (p.9)

    Tempo

    Arp Setup (p.9)

    Pattern

    Octave

    Resolution

    Gate[%]Velocity

    Swing[%]

    Sort

    Latch

    KeySync

    Keyboard

    Top Key

    BottomKey

    Top Vel

    BottomVel

    FX Routing (p.11)

    Use Dkit Setting

    Bus

    FXCtrl Bus

    OSC1 Send1

    OSC1 Send2

    OSC2 Send1

    OSC2 Send2

    PROG EDIT

    IFX1 (p.11)

    S01: St. Comp

    Wet/Dry :32:68

    :

    :FXParam

    On/Of

    Chain

    ChainTo

    Pan(CC#8)

    Bus

    FX Ctrl

    Send1

    Send2

    IFX2 (p.12)

    Same as IFX1 parameters

    IFX3 (p.12)

    Same as IFX1 parameters

    IFX4 (p.12)

    Same as IFX1 parameters

    IFX5 (

    p.12)

    S01: St. Comp

    Wet/Dry :32:68

    :

    :

    FXParam

    On/Of

    Pan(CC#8)

    Bus

    FX Ctrl

    Send1

    Send2

    MFX1 (p.13)

    S01: St. Comp

    Wet/Dry :32:68

    :

    :

    FXParamOn/Of

    Return2

    Chain

    ChainLevel

    MFX2 (p.13)

    S01: St. Comp

    Wet/Dry :32:68

    :

    :

    FXParam

    On/Of

    Return2

    TFX (p.13)

    S01: St. Comp

    Wet/Dry :32:68

    :

    :FXParam

    On/Of

    MasterVol (p.13)

    Master Vol

    Command (p.14)

    Copy ARP

    Copy IFX

    Swap IFX

    Copy MFX/TFX

    Write Program (p.14)

    External Setup (p.15)

    001: External

    1. Gch/#001: 000

    2. Gch/#002: 000

    3. Gch/#003: 000

    4. Gch/#004: 000

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    Unison [On, O]UnisoncanbeusedinMonomode.

    On:WhenUnisonison,theProgramusestwoormorestacked,detunedvoicestocreateathicksound.UsetheNumOfVoices andDetuneparameterstosetthenumberofvoicesandamountofdetuning,andtheThicknessparametertocontrolthecharacterofthedetun

    ing.Off:TheProgramplaysnormally.

    NumOVoices (Number o Voices) [2...6]ThiscontrolsthenumberofdetunedvoicesthatwillbeplayedforeachnotewhenusingUnison.ItappliesonlywhenUnisonisOn.

    Detune [00...99 cents]DetuneisavailablewhenUnisonisOn.

    ThisparametersetsthetuningspreadfortheUnisonvoices,incents(1/100ofasemitone).TheThicknessparameter,

    below,controlshowthevoicesaredistributedacrossthedetuneamount.WhenThicknessisOff,thevoicesare

    distributed

    evenly,

    centered

    around

    the

    basic

    pitch.

    Detune[cents]onpage 85

    Thickness [O, 1...9]ThicknessisavailablewhenUnisonisOn.

    Thisparametercontrolsthecharacterofthedetuningfunctionfortheunisonvoices.

    Off:UnisonvoiceswillbeevenlydistributedacrosstheDetunerange,asshownabove.

    19:Unisonvoiceswillbedetuneinanasymmetricalway,increasingthecomplexityofthedetunefuction,andchangingthewaythatthedifferentpitchesbeatagainstoneanother.Thiscreatesaneffectsimilartovintageanalogsynthesizers,whereoscillatorswouldfrequentlydriftslightly

    outof

    tune.

    Higher

    numbers

    increase

    the

    effect.

    PtchStrtch [12...0...+12 (Rel)]ThisspecialcontrolincreasestheOscillatorTuneparameterwhileloweringtheTransposeparameter.Theresultisthatthepitchstaysthesame,butthemappingofthesamplestothekeyschanges.Youcanusethistocreateinterestingshiftsintimbre.

    Hold [O, On]Holdislikepermanentlypressingdownonthesustainpedal.Inotherwords,notescontinuetosoundasifyouwereholdingdownthekey evenafteryouliftyourfingersfromthekeyboard.

    BeawarethatunlessyousetSustainto0forAmpEG1

    (andalsoAmpEG2iftheprogramusestwooscillators),thesoundwillcontinueindefinitely.

    On:TheHoldfunctionisenabled.

    EveniftheHoldfunctionisenabled,itmightbedisabledforaspecificrangeofkeys(HoldBottomKeyonpage 83).

    Off:Noteswillplaynormally.Thisisthedefaultsetting.

    Reverse [PROG, O, On (Rel)]ThisswitchesReverseon/offforallmultisamplesusedby

    bothoscillators.Ifthisison,thewaveformwillplaybackward.BysettingthistoPROG,youcanreturnthesettingtotheprogramsoriginalsetting.

    Tone parametersParametersfromFilter/AmptotheLFOgroupallowyoutomakeoverallmodificationstotheprogramssound.(themicroSTATIONEditorallowsfullparameterediting.)WiththeexceptionofLFO1StopandLFO2Stop,theseparametersarerelativeparameters.Theyadjustthevaluerelativetothesettingspecifiedbyfullparameterediting.

    SomeparametersinthisgroupareinterrelatedwithcontrolofcertainMIDICCmessages.Forthese,anindicationsuchasCC#74appearsfollowingtheparametervalue.

    Filter/AmpHereyoucanadjustfilterandampsettingsforoscillators1and2.

    Filtersettingsletyouboostorattenuatespecificfrequencyregionsofthesound.

    Ampsettingscontrolthevolume.

    Note:RelativeparametersareindicatedbyRelfollowing

    theparametervalue.AbsoluteparametersareindicatedbyAbsfollowingtheparametervalue.Formoreabouttheseparameters,pleaserefertoRelative(Rel)andAbsoluteparameters(p.66).

    Cuto (Filter Cuto) [99...+99 (Rel, CC#74)]Thisscalesthecutofffrequencyofallofthefiltersatonce.ItaffectsbothFiltersAandB.

    Resonance (Filter Resonance)

    [99...+99 (Rel, CC#71)]Thisscalestheresonanceofallofthefiltersatonce.Itaffects

    bothFiltersAandB.

    Flt EG Int (Filter EG Intensity)

    [99...+99 (Rel, CC#79)]ThisscalestheeffectoftheFilterEGonthecutofffrequency.ItaffectsFiltersAandBsimultaneously.

    99meansnomodulation.+99meansmaximum.Modulationisinthesamedirection,positiveornegative,astheoriginalProgram.Forinstance,iftheoriginalProgramsEGIntensitywassetto 25,thensettingthisparameterto+99movestheEGIntensityto 99.

    AmpVel Int (Amp Velocity Intensity) [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalestheeffectofvelocityontheAmplevel.

    99removesthevelocitymodulationentirely.+99meansmaximummodulationinthesamedirection,positiveornegative,astheoriginalProgram.

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    Filter/Amp EGHereyoucanadjustthesettingsforthefilterEGandampEGofoscillators1and2.IntheFilter/AmpEGgroup,allfilterEGsandampEGsareadjustedsimultaneously. Incontrast,eachparameterisadjustedindependentlyintheFilterEGandAmpEG

    groups.AprogramcontainsthreeEGs:pitch,filter,andamp.Theserespectivelyproducetimevaryingchangeinthepitch,tone,andvolume.

    Attack (Filter/Amp EG Attack Time)

    [99...+99 (Rel, CC#73)]ThisscalestheattacktimesoftheFilterandAmpEGs,alongwithotherrelatedparameters.

    Whenthevalueis+1ormore,thisalsoaffectstheAmpEGsStartandAttackLevels,StartLevelAMS,andAttackTimeAMS.

    Betweenvaluesof+1and+25,theStartLevel,StartLevelAMS,andAttackTimeAMSwillchangefromtheirprogrammedvaluesto0.Overthesamerange,theAttackLevelwillchangefromitsprogrammedvalueto99.(AlternateModulationonpage 91)

    Decay (Filter/Amp EG Decay Time)

    [99...+99 (Rel, CC#75)]ThisscalesthedecayandslopetimesoftheFilterandAmpEGs.

    Sustain (Filter/Amp EG Sustain Level)

    [99...+99 (Rel, CC#70)]ThisscalesthesustainlevelsoftheFilterandAmpEGs.

    Release (Filter/Amp EG Release Time)

    [99...+99 (Rel, CC#72)]ThisscalesthereleasetimesoftheFilterandAmpEGs.

    Filter EGHereyoucaneditthefilterEGenvelopeforoscillators1and2.

    Attack (Filter EG Attack Time) [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalestheattacktimesoftheFilterEGs.

    Decay (Filter EG Decay Time) [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalesthedecayandslopetimesoftheFilterEGs.

    Sustain (Filter EG Sustain Level) [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalesthesustainlevelsoftheFilterEGs.

    Release (Filter EG Release Time) [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalesthereleasetimesoftheFilterEGs.

    Amp EGHereyoucanedittheampEGenvelopeforoscillators1and2.

    Attack (Amp EG Attack Time) [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalestheattacktimesoftheAmpEGs.

    Decay (Amp EG Decay Time) [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalesthedecayandslopetimesoftheAmpEGs.

    Sustain (Amp EG Sustain Level) [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalesthesustainlevelsoftheAmpEGs.

    Release (Amp EG Release Time) [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalesthereleasetimesoftheAmpEGs.

    Pitch EG/LFOHereyoucaneditthepitchEGenvelopeforoscillators1and2,andspecifythedepthoftheeffectthatLFO1willhaveonthepitch.

    Attack (Pitch EG Attack Time) [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalestheattacktimeofthePitchEG.

    Decay (Pitch EG Decay Time) [99...+99(Rel)]ThisscalesthedecayandslopetimesofthePitchEG.

    Release (Pitch EG Release Time) [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalesthedecayandslopetimesofthePitchEG.

    LFO1 Int (Pitch LFO1 Intensity)

    [99...+99 (Rel, CC#77)]ThisscalestheeffectofLFO1onthePitch.

    99removestheLFOmodulationentirely.+99meansmaxi

    mummodulation

    in

    the

    same

    direction,

    positive

    or

    nega

    tive,astheoriginalProgram.

    LFOHereiswhereyoucanadjustLFOsettingsforoscillators1and2.

    EachoscillatorhastwoLFOs(LFO1andLFO2).TheresalsoacommonLFOthatcanbesharedbythetwooscillators.LFO1andLFO2areindependentforeachvoice,butthecommonLFOissharedbyallvoicesoftheprogram.ItsusefulwhenyouwanttoproduceauniformLFOeffectthatisthesameforallvoices.

    LFO1 Speed [99...+99 (Rel, CC#76)]ThisscalesLFO1sfrequency.

    (Frequencyonpage 117)

    LFO1 Fade [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalesLFO1sfadeintime.

    (Fadeonpage 118)

    LFO1 Delay [99...+99 (Rel, CC#78)]ThisscalesLFO1sdelaytime thetimebetweennoteonandtheonsetoftheLFO.

    (Delayonpage 118)

    LFO1 Stop [PROG, O, On (Abs)]

    ThisAbsolute

    parameter

    controls

    whether

    LFO1

    is

    stopped

    orrunning.

    (Stoponpage 118)

    ThePROGsettingrestorestheProgramsoriginalvalues.Forexample,ifyousetthistoPROGwhentheoscillator1

    Level

    Time

    Attack TimeDecay Time Slope Time

    Release Time

    Attack Level

    Start Level

    Sustain Level

    Break Levelnote-on note-of

    ReleaseLevel

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    LFOisstoppedandoscillator2isplaying,theoriginalsettingoftheparameterwillbeused.

    LFO2 Speed [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalesLFO2sfrequency.

    (Frequencyonpage 117)

    LFO2 Fade [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalesLFO2sfadeintime.

    (Fadeonpage 118)

    LFO2 Delay [99...+99 (Rel)]ThisscalesLFO2sdelaytime thetimebetweennoteonandtheonsetoftheLFO.

    (Delayonpage 118)

    LFO2 Stop [PROG, O, On (Abs)]ThisAbsoluteparametercontrolswhetherLFO2isstoppedorrunning.

    (Stoponpage 118)

    CmnLFO Spd (Common LFO Speed) [99...+99 (Rel)]

    ThisscalestheCommonLFOsfrequency.

    OSC1Hereyoucanadjustsettingsforoscillator1.

    Play/Mute [Play, Mute]SetsthePlay/Muteofoscillators1.

    Play:Oscillator1willsound.

    Mute:Oscillator1willbemuted(silent).

    Toswitchanoscillatorsplay/mutestatus,pressthefrontpanelPLAY/MUTEbuttontoturniton(theLEDattheleftofthebuttonwilllightup),andthenusethefunction01

    buttontocontroltheplay/mutestatus.

    Volume [000...127]AdjuststhevolumeofOscillator1.

    Tune [1200...+1200]ThisRelativeparameteraddstoorsubtractsfromtheOscillatorsTunesetting.(Tuneonpage 94)

    Transpose [60...+60]ThisRelativeparameteraddstoorsubtractsfromtheOscillatorsTransposesetting.(Transposeonpage 94)

    PtchSlope (Pitch Slope) [1.0...+2.0]Normally,thisshouldbesettothedefaultof+1.0.

    Pitch Slope, pitch, and note

    Positive(+)valuescausethepitchtoriseasyouplayhigheronthekeyboard,andnegative()valuescausethepitchtofallasyouplayhigheronthekeyboard.

    Whenthisissetto0,playingdifferentnotesonthekeyboardwontchangethepitchatall;itwillbeasifyoure

    alwaysplayingC4.Thiscanbeusefulforspecialeffectssounds,forinstance.

    Pitch JS+X [60...+12]Thisspecifiesinsemitoneshowmuchthepitchwillchangewhenthejoystickismovedtotheright(orwhenapitch

    bendmessageisreceived).Fornormalpitchbend,setthisto

    a

    positive

    value.Forexample,ifyousetthisto+12andmovethejoystickallthewaytotheright,thepitchwillriseoneoctaveabovetheoriginalpitch.

    Pitch JSX [60...+12]Thisspecifiesinsemitoneshowthepitchwillchangewhenthejoystickismovedtotheleft(orwhenapitchbendmessageisreceived).Fornormalpitchbend,setthistoanegativevalue.

    Forexample,ifyousetthisto60andmovethejoystickallthewaytotheleft,thepitchwillfallfiveoctavesbelowtheoriginalpitch.Youcanusethistocreateguitarstyledownwardswoops.

    Portamento (Portamento Enable) [O, On]Portamentoletsthepitchglidesmoothlybetweennotes,insteadofchangingabruptly.

    On:TurnsonPortamento,sothatpitchglidessmoothlybetweennotes.

    Off:TurnsoffPortamento.Thisisthedefaultstate.

    PortaFingr (Portamento Fingered) [O, On]ThisparameterallowsyoutocontrolPortamentothroughyourplayingstyle.Whenitsenabled,playinglegatowillturnonPortamento,andplayingdetachedwillturnitoffagain.ThisoptionisonlyavailablewhenPortamentoEnableisturnedon.

    On:TurnsonFingeredPortamento.Off:TurnsoffFingeredPortamento.

    PortaMode (Portamento Mode) [Rate, Time]RatemeansthatPortamentowillalwaystakethesameamountoftimetoglideagivendistanceinpitch forinstance,onesecondperoctave.Putanotherway,glidingseveraloctaveswilltakemuchlongerthanglidingahalfstep.

    TimemeansthatPortamentowillalwaystakethesameamountoftimetoglidefromonenotetoanother,regardlessofthedifferenceinpitch.Thisisespeciallyusefulwhenplayingchords,sinceitensuresthateachnoteinthechordwillenditsglideatthesametime.

    PortaTime (Portamento Time) [000...127]Thiscontrolstheportamentotime.Highervaluesmeanlongertimes,forslowerchangesinpitch.

    ThisoptionisonlyavailablewhenPortamentoEnableisturnedon.

    Assigning portamento on/o to an assignable

    pedal switchHereshowtoassigntheportamentoon/offfunctiontoapedalswitchconnectedtothemicroSTATIONsAssignablePEDAL/SWjack.(Sw(FootSwitchfunction)onpage 65)

    Adjustthesettingsasfollows.

    1. AccesstheGLOBAL/MEDIA:Controllers PEDAL/SWpage.

    2. SetTypetoSwitch,andSWtoPorta.SW.

    Pitch

    Note on keyboard

    2oct1oct

    1oct

    C4 C5

    +2

    +1

    0

    1

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    Nowyoucanusethepedalswitchtoturnportamentoon/off.Whenyoudoso,MIDIcontrolchange(CC)#65willbetransmitted.

    CC#65canbereceivedtoturnportamentoon/off.

    LFO1 [Triangle...Rnd6(Cnt)]ThisselectsthebasicLFO1waveform.

    SeeLFOwaveformonpage 8.Mostofthewaveformsshouldbeselfexplanatory,butafewwillbenefitfrommoredetails:

    Guitarisintendedforguitarvibrato,anditsshapeisspecificallytunedforthispurpose.Thewaveformispositiveonly,sothatwhenusedforpitch,itwillonlybendup,andnotdown.

    Random1(S/H)generatestraditionalsampleandholdwaveforms,inwhichthelevelchangesrandomlyatfixedintervalsoftime.

    Random2(S/H)randomizesboththelevelsandthetiming.

    Random3(S/H)generatesapulsewavewithrandomtiming.Itstheoppositeoftraditionalsampleandhold;thetim

    ing

    varies,

    but

    the

    levels

    dont.Random46(Continuous)aresmoothedversionsofRandom13,withrampsinsteadofsteps.Youcanusethemtocreatemoregentlerandomvariations.

    LFO2 [Triangle...Rnd6(Cnt)]ThisselectsthebasicLFO2waveform,asshowninthegraphicbelow

    LFOwaveformbelow

    FltLFO1toA (Filter LFO1 Intensity to A) [99...+99]ThiscontrolsthedepthanddirectionofFilterAcutoffmodulationfromLFO1.

    LFO modulation o Filter Cuto

    FltLFO1toB (Filter LFO1 Intensity to B) [99...+99]ThiscontrolsthedepthanddirectionofFilterBcutoffmodulationfromLFO1.

    FltLFO2toA (Filter LFO 2 Intensity to A) [99...+99]ThiscontrolsthedepthanddirectionofFilterAcutoffmodulationfromLFO2.FltLFO1toA(FilterLFO1IntensitytoA)onpage 8

    FltLFO2toB (Filter LFO2 Intensity to B) [99...+99]ThiscontrolsthedepthanddirectionofFilterBcutoffmodulationfromLFO2.

    AmpLFO1Int (Amp LFO1 Intensity) [99...+99]ThiscontrolsthedepthanddirectionofAmpmodulationfromLFO1.Negative()settingswillinvertthephaseoftheLFO.

    AmpLFO2Int (Amp LFO2 Intensity) [99...+99]ThiscontrolsthedepthanddirectionofAmpmodulationfromLFO2.Negative()settingswillinvertthephaseofthe

    LFO.

    P.LFO1 AMS Int (Pitch LFO1 AMS Intensity)

    [12.00...+12.00]ThisspecifiesthedepthanddirectionofthepitchmodulationproducedbyAMS(LFO1).

    Withasettingof0,modulationwillnotbeapplied.Withasettingof12.00,theAMS(LFO1)willapplyamaximumof+/1octaveofpitchmodulation.

    P.LFO2 AMS Int (Pitch LFO2 AMS Intensity)

    [12.00...+12.00]ThisissimilartoPitchLFO1AMSIntensity,above.

    OSC2Hereyoucanadjustthesettingsforoscillator2.Thesesettingsareavailableonlyforaprogramthatusestwooscillators;theycannotbeeditedotherwise.Theparametersarethesameasforoscillator1.

    OSC1onpage 7

    Audition RiWhenyouselectapreloadprogram,apreviouslyspecifiedauditionriff(phrase)appropriateforthatsoundcanplay.ThisiscalledtheAuditionfunction.

    IfyoupresstheAUDITIONbuttontoturniton(theLEDat

    theleftofthebuttonwilllightup),theauditionriffwillplayrepeatedly.

    Hereshowtoselecttheauditionriffandtransposeit.

    Audition Ri [000: O...383: name]Thisselectstheauditionriff.ThemicroSTATIONcontains383auditionriffsthataresuitableforawiderangeofinstrumentalsoundsandmusicalstyles.

    Ifyouchoose000:Off,noriffwillplay.

    Transpose [-24...+24]Thistransposesthepitchoftheauditionriffinsemitonesteps.

    Youcantchangetheplaybacktempooftheaudition

    riff.Norcanyousetthearpeggiatortempowhiletheauditionriffisplaying.

    Thearpeggiatorwillbeoffwhiletheauditionriffisplaying.

    Square

    Sine

    Saw

    Triangle Step Tri4(Step Triangle4)

    Step Saw6

    Step Saw4

    Step Tri6(Step Triangle6)

    ExpSawDwn

    (ExponentialSaw Down)

    ExpTri(ExponentialTriangle)

    Guitar

    ExpSawUp(ExponentialSaw Up)

    Rnd1(S/H)(Random1-S/H)

    Rnd2(S/H)(Random2-S/H)

    Rnd3(S/H)

    (Random3-S/H)

    Rnd4(Cnt)(Random4-Continuous)

    Rnd6(Cnt)

    (Random6-Continuous)

    Rnd5(Cnt)(Random5-Continuous)

    LFO waveorm

    Low setting High setting

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    Knob Assign (RealtimeControl Knob B Assign)Hereyoucanselectthefunctionsthatareassignedtoknobs14whenRealtimeControlBmodeisselected.

    Knob1B [O...MIDI CC#95, CC#102...119]

    Knob2B [O...MIDI CC#95, CC#102...119]

    Knob3B [O...MIDI CC#95, CC#102...119]

    Knob4B [O...MIDI CC#95, CC#102...119]Hereyoucanselectthefunctions(mainlytypesofcontrolchange)thatareassignedtoknobs14whenRealtimeControlBmodeisselected.

    WhentheRealTimeControlissettoBmode,thefourknobsontherightfunctionasRealtimeknobs14.

    Thesecanperformanumberofdifferentfunctions,suchasmodulatingsoundsoreffects,adjustingeffectssendlevels,andsoon.

    Thedefaultassignmentsforknobs14areKnobMod.1(CC#17),KnobMod.2(CC#19),KnobMod.3(CC#20),and

    KnobMod.4(CC#21),respectively.

    SeeRealtimeControlKnob14Assignonpage 294.)

    TempoThisisthetempoforthecurrentProgram,whichappliestothearpeggiator,temposyncedLFOs,andtemposyncedeffects.

    (Tempo) [040.00...300.00, EXT]Specifythetempo.

    IfRealtimeControlCmodeisselected,youcanuseknob4toadjustthetempo.

    EXTisdisplayediftheGlobal/MediamodeClockissettoExt.MIDIorExt.USB.ThisisalsoshowniftheClocksettingisAutoandMIDIclockdataisbeingreceivedfromanexternaldevice.IfthetemposourceisEXT,thearpeggiator, LFO,andeffectswillsynchronizetoMIDIclockdatafromanexternalMIDIdevice.

    ARP SetupHereyoucanspecifythearpeggiatorsettingsusedbytheprogram.

    Whenswitchingprograms,youhavetheoptionofhavingthesearpeggiosettingsautomaticallyswitchtothesettings

    storedin

    that

    program.

    (Load

    ARP:

    on

    page 59)

    UsetheARPON/OFFbuttontoswitchthearpeggioon/off.Whenon,theLEDtoleftofthebuttonwilllightup.

    ThestatesoftheARPON/OFFbutton,ARPLATCHbutton,andtheRealtimeControlCmodeARPGATEknob,ARPVELOCITYknob,ARPSWINGknob,andTEMPOknobcan

    besavedineachprogram.

    Youcancontrolthearpeggiatorfromanexternalsequencer,orrecordnotedatageneratedbythearpeggiatorontoanexternalsequencer.(p.201)

    Pattern [P0: UP...P4: RANDOM, 000...639: name]Selectsthearpeggiopattern.

    Note:000...639arerewritable.

    Note:Youcanselectarpeggiopatterns000511byturningontheNUMLOCKkeyandusingthe01(1)10(0)buttonsand14(ENTER)buttontoselectthedesiredpattern.

    Example: Preset pattern

    ThewayinwhichthepatternisplayedwilldependonsettingssuchasOctaveandSort.P0...P4inthefollowingdiagramsshowhowthearpeggiowillbeplayedwhenOctaveissetto1,andSortischecked.P4:RANDOMisonlyonepossibility.P0:UP

    P1:DOWN

    P2:ALT1

    P3:ALT2

    P4:RANDOM

    Octave [1, 2, 3, 4]Specifiesthenumberofoctavesinwhichthearpeggiowill

    beplayed.

    Preset/User No Contents

    P0:UP...P4:RANDOM Presetarpeggiopatterns

    000...511 Preloadedarpeggiopatterns

    512...639 Userarpeggiopatterns

    UP

    DOWN

    ALT1

    ALT2

    RANDOM

    Octave: 4

    UP

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    Resolution [ , , , , , ]Specifiesthetimingresolutionofthearpeggio.Thenotesofthearpeggiowillbeplayedattheintervalyouspecify: , , ,

    , ,or .Thespeedofthearpeggiopatternisdeterminedby

    Gate[%] [000...100, Step]Specifiesthelength(gatetime)ofeachnoteinthearpeggio.

    000...100(%):Each

    note

    will

    be

    played

    with

    the

    specified

    gatetime.

    Step:Thisisavailablewhenauserarpeggiopattern000...639isselectedforPattern.Whenthisisselected,thegatetimespecifiedforeachstepwillbeused.

    InRealtimeControlCmode,youcanalsousetheknob1(ARPGATE)tocontrolthis.Turningtheknobtowardtheleftshortensthegatetime,andturningittowardtherightlengthensthegatetime.Whentheknobisinthe12oclockposition,thegatetimewillbeasspecifiedhere.

    Velocity [001...127, Key, Step]Specifiesthevelocityofthenotesinthearpeggio.

    001...127:Eachnotewillsoundwiththespecifiedvelocity

    value.Key:Eachnotewillsoundwiththevelocityvalueatwhichitwasactuallyplayed.

    Step:Thisisavailablewhenanuserarpeggiopattern000...639isselectedforPattern.Whenthisisselected,thevelocityspecifiedforeachstepwillbeused.

    InRealtimeControlCmode,youcanalsousetheknob2(ARPVELOCITY)tocontrolthis.Turningtheknobtowardtheleftwilldecreasethevelocity,androtatingittowardtherightwillincreasethevelocity.Whentheknobisatthe12oclockposition,thevelocitywillbeasspecifiedhere.

    Whenapreloaduserarpeggiopatternisselected,settingtheGate[%]orVelocitytoStepwilladdasenseofgroovetothearpeggiopattern.

    Swing[%] [100...+100]Thisparametershiftsthetimingoftheoddnumberednotesofthearpeggio.

    InRealtimeControlCmode,youcanalsouseknob3(ARPSWING)tocontrolthis.

    Sort [O, On]Thisspecifiestheorderinwhichthenotesyoupresswillbearpeggiated.

    On:Noteswillbearpeggiatedintheorderoftheirpitch,regardlessoftheorderinwhichyoupressedthem.

    Off:Noteswillbearpeggiatedintheorderinwhichyoupressedthem.

    Latch [O, On]Specifieswhetherornotthearpeggiowillcontinueplayingafteryoutakeyourhandoffofthekeyboard.

    On:Thearpeggiowillcontinueplayingafteryouremoveyourhandfromthekeyboard.

    Off:Thearpeggiowillstopwhenyouremoveyourhandfromthekeyboard.

    YoucanalsousethefrontpanelARPLATCHbuttontocontrolthisparameter.

    KeySync [O, On]Specifieswhetherthearpeggiopatternwillbeginwhenyoupressakey,orwhetheritwillalwaysfollowthe(Tempo).

    On:Thearpeggiopatternwillstartplayingfromthebeginningwhenanoteonoccursfromaconditionwherenokeysarepressed.Thissettingissuitablewhenyouareplayinginrealtimeandwantthearpeggiotoplayfromthebeginningofthemeasure.

    Off:Thearpeggiopatternwillalwaysplayaccordingtothe(Tempo).

    Keyboard [O, On]Thisspecifieswhetherthenotesyouplayonthekeyboardwillbesoundedasusualinadditiontobeingsoundedaspartofthearpeggio.

    On:Thenotesyouplaywillbesoundedontheirown,inadditiontobeingsoundedaspartofthearpeggio.Forexampleifyousimultaneouslypresstwoormorenotes,theywillbesoundedasusualinadditiontobeingplayedasarpeggiatednotes.

    Off:Onlythearpeggiatednoteswillbeheard.

    Note:YoucanusethecommandCopyArpeggiatortocopyarpeggiatorsettingsfromanotherprogramorcombination.(CopyArpeggioonpage 14)

    Top Key [C1...G9]

    BottomKey [C1...G9]Theseparametersspecifytherangeofnotes(keys)forwhichthearpeggiatorwillfunction.TopKeyistheupperlimit,andBottomKeyisthelowerlimit.

    Thearpeggiatorwilloperatewhenyouplaykeyswithinthespecifiedrange.Keysoutsideofthisrangecanbeplayedinthenormalmanner,andwillnotbeaffectedbythearpeggiatoron/off.

    ForexampleifyousetPatterntoP0:UP,Latchon,setTopKeytoB3,andBottomKeytoC1,playinganoteB3orlowerwilltriggerthearpeggiator.SinceLatchison,thearpeggiowillcontinueevenafteryoureleasethekeys.You

    canusetheC4andhigherkeystoplayconventionallyalongwiththearpeggiosoundedbytheB3andlowerkeys.Tochangethearpeggio,playkeysintherangeofB3andbelow.

    Top Vel [001...127]

    Bottom Vel [001...127]Specifiestherangeofvelocitiesforwhichthearpeggiatorwillfunction.TopVelistheupperlimit,andBottomVelisthelowerlimit.

    Step 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

    Swing

    50 25 +25 +50

    When Resolution =

    ON, UP

    Sort

    OFF, UP

    SortPlaying B3 and lower

    keys will trigger

    arpeggio pattern

    P0: UP

    You can use C4 and higher keys

    to perorm along with the

    arpeggio pattern.P

    UP

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    Thearpeggiatorwilloperatewhenyouplaynoteswithavelocity(playingstrength)thatiswithinthespecifiedrange.Notesplayedwithavelocityoutsidethisrangewillbesoundednormally,withoutregardtothearpeggiatoron/off.

    Note:NotenumberandvelocitycanalsobeenteredbyholdingdowntheKEYbuttonandplayinganoteonthekeyboard.

    FX RoutingHereyoucanspecifyhowtheeffectswillberouted.Thisconsistsmainlyofthefollowingsettings.

    Inputanoscillatorsoutputtoaninserteffect.

    InputanoscillatorsoutputtotheFXcontrolbus.

    Inputanoscillatorsoutputtothemastereffect.

    Use Dkit Set [O, On]Thissettingisshowniftheprogramsoscillatorusesadrumkit.Iftheoscillatorusesamultisample,thissettingisignored.

    On:The

    FX

    routing

    settings

    for

    each

    key

    will

    be

    as

    specified

    bythedrumkitusedbytheprogramsoscillator.ChoosetheOnsettingifyouwanttoapplyaninserteffecttoindividualdruminstruments.

    Tip:Inmostpreloadeddrumkits,thedruminstrumentshavethesameBussettingsaccordingtotheirtype,asfollows.

    SnaresIFX1

    KicksIFX2

    OtherIFX3

    Off:TheBus,FXCtrlBus,OSC1Send,OSC1Send2settingswillbeused.Alldruminstrumentswillbesenttothespecifiedbus.

    Bus (Bus Select) [L/R, IFX1...IFX5, O]Thisspecifiestheoutputbusforoscillators1and2.

    L/R:TheoscillatorswillbeoutputtotheL/Rbus.NormallyyouwillchooseL/R.

    IFX1IFX5:OutputtotheIFX15busses.

    Off:TheoscillatorwillnotbeoutputfromtheL/Rbus,orIFX15busses.ChoosetheOffsettingifyouwanttheprogramoscillatoroutputtobeconnectedinseriestoamastereffect.UseOSC1Send1andOSC1Send2tospecifythesendlevels.

    FXCtrl Bus (FX Control Bus) [O, 1, 2]Sendstheoutputoftheoscillator1,2toanFXControlbus(twochannelmonoFXCtrl1or2).

    UsetheFXControlbusseswhenyouwantaseparatesoundtocontroltheaudioinputofaneffect.YoucanusetwoFXControlbusses(eachisatwochannelmonobus)tocontroleffectsinvariousways.

    Formoreinformation,pleaseseeFXControlBusonpage 207.

    OSC1 Send1 [000...127]Setsthevolume(sendlevel)atwhichtheoutputofoscillator1willbesenttomastereffect1.ThisappliesonlywhenBusissettoL/RorOff.

    IfBusissettoIFX1IFX5,thesendlevelstomastereffects1and2aresetbySend1andSend2afterpassingthroughIFX15.

    OSC1 Send2 [000...127]Setsthevolume(sendlevel)atwhichtheoutputofoscillator1willbesenttomastereffect2.(OSC1Send1)

    OSC2 Send1 [000...127]

    OSC2 Send2 [000...127]Setsthevolume(sendlevel)atwhichtheoutputofOSC2willbesenttomastereffects1and2.Theseparameterswill

    bevalidwhenprogramusedtwooscillatorsandBusissettoL/RorOff.

    CC#93

    controls

    OSC

    1/2s

    Send

    1

    level,

    and

    CC#91

    con

    trolstheSend2level.ThesearecontrolledontheglobalMIDIChannelp.60.Theactualsendlevelisdeterminedbymultiplyingthesevalueswiththesendlevelsofeachoscillator.

    IFX1, IFX2, IFX3, IFX4, IFX5Hereyoucanadjustsettingsfortheinserteffects.Theseconsistmainlyofthefollowing.

    Selecttheeffecttypeforeachinserteffect15,andsettheeffectparameters.

    Turneachinserteffect15on/off.

    Specify

    how

    the

    insert

    effects

    are

    connected,

    and

    adjust

    mixersettingsforthesignalsthathavepassedthroughtheinserteffects.

    Fortheinserteffects,thedirect(Dry)soundwillalwaysbestereoinput/output.Theinput/outputstructureoftheeffect(Wet)soundwilldependonthetypeofeffect(p.208).

    IFX1

    Hereyoucanedittheeffectparametersforinserteffect1.

    IFX Select [S00...S63, D00...D10]Thisselectstheeffecttypeforinserteffect1.

    S00S63aresinglesizeandD00D10aredoublesizeeffects.

    Ifyouuseadoublesizeeffect,thenextinserteffectwillbeunavailable.ForexampleifyouselectadoublesizeeffectforIFX1,youwontbeabletouseIFX2.

    IFX Parameters

    HereyoucansettheparametersfortheeffectthatsselectedbyIFXSelect.Fordetailsontheeffectparameters,pleaserefertoEffectGuide(p.217).

    PrincipaleffectparameterscanbeeditedfromthemicroSTATIONitself.Toeditallparameters,youllneedtousetheeditor.

    On/O [O, On]Switchestheinserteffecton/off.

    Ifthisisoff,theinputwillsimplybepassedtotheoutput.(When000:NoEffectisselected,theresnodifference

    betweenOnandOff.)

    Separatelyfromthissetting,youcanuseMIDICC#92(ontheglobalMIDIChannelp.60)toturnallinserteffectsoff.Avalueof0turnsthemoff,andvaluesof1127restoretheoriginalsetting.

    Chain [O, On]Thisconnectsinserteffectsinseries.IfChainisOn,thisinserteffectwillbeconnectedinserieswiththeinserteffectselectedbyChainTo.

    WiththeOnsetting,theupperlineofthedisplayshowstheinserteffectconnectionstatus.

    Screen when insert eects 15 are all connected

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    Example: IFX1ChainTo:IFX2IFX1Chain:On

    Inserteffects1and2willbeconnectedinseries.IfBusissettoIFX1,theoscillatorsoutputwillbesentinseriesthroughIFX1IFX2.Youcanconnectuptofiveinserteffects(IFX1IFX5)inseries.Inthiscase,thePan(CC#8),Bus,FxCtrlBus,Send1,andSend2settingsfollow

    ingthe

    last

    insert

    effect

    will

    be

    used.

    ChainTo [IFX2...IFX5]Thisselectstheconnectiondestinationinserteffect.

    Ifyouveselectedadoublesizeeffect,youmustusecautionwhenspecifyingtheconnectiondestination.ForexampleifyouvechainedIFX1IFX2,theconnectionwillbecancelledifyouselectadoublesizeeffectforIFX1.UseChainTotospecifyaconnectiontothefollowingeffect.

    Pan (CC#8) (Post IFX PanCC#8)

    [L000...C064...R127]Specifiesthepanningimmediatelyaftertheinserteffect.

    YoucanuseCC#8tocontrolthis.

    Bus (Bus Select) [O, L/R]Specifiesthebuswherethesignalwillbesentimmediatelyaftertheinserteffect.

    L/R:ThesignalwillbesenttotheL/Rbus,whichpassesthroughTFXandthengoestotheOUTPUTL/Routputs.Thisisthedefaultsetting.

    Off:ThesignalwillnotbesentdirectlytotheL/Routputs.Thissettingisusefulifyouwantto:

    UseSend1or2toroutethesignalentirelythroughthemastereffects,withoutsendingthedrysignaltotheoutputs.

    UsetheFXControlBustoroutethesignaltoaneffectssidechain,suchasagateorvocoder,withoutbeinghearddirectlyattheoutputs.

    FXCtrl Bus (FX Control Bus) [O, 1, 2]SendsthepostIFXsignaltotheFXControlbusses.

    Formoreinformation,pleaseseeFXControlBusonpage 207.

    IfyoureusingCtrl(FXControlBus)asaninputsignalfordoublesizeeffectD9:Vocoderetc.,afeedbackloopwilloccurifyououtputtothesamebusasspecifiedhere,andoscillationwilloccur.Setthiswithcaretoavoidcreatingaloop.

    Send1 [000...127]

    Send2 [000...127]TheseadjustthelevelatwhichthepostIFXsignalissenttomastereffects1and2.ThisisvalidifBusissettoL/RorOff.

    YoucanuseCC#93tocontroltheSend1level,andCC#91tocontroltheSend2level.TheglobalMIDIchannelspecifiedbyMIDIChannel(p.60)isusedforthesemessages.

    IFX2, IFX3, IFX4

    Hereyoucanedittheeffectparametersforinserteffects2,3,and4.

    IFX Select [S00...S61, D00...D09]Thisselectstheeffecttypeforinserteffect.

    S00S61aresinglesizeandD00D09aredoublesizeeffects.

    IFX Parameters

    HereyoucansettheparametersfortheeffectthatsselectedbyIFXSelect.Fordetailsontheeffectparameters,pleaserefertoEffectGuide(p.217).

    On/O [O, On]Thisturnstheinserteffectonandoff.

    SeeOn/Offonpage 11.

    ChainTo [IFX3...IFX5]Thisselectstheconnectiondestinationinserteffect.Inserteffect2canbeconnectedtoIFX3IFX5.Inserteffect3canbeconnectedtoIFX4IFX5.

    Inserteffect4doesnotprovideaChainTosetting.Itcanbeconnectedonlytoinserteffect5.

    SeeChainToonpage 12.

    Chain [O, On]

    Pan (CC#8) (Post IFX PanCC#8)

    [L000...C064...R127]

    Bus (Bus Select) [O, L/R]

    FXCtrl Bus (FX Control Bus) [O, 1, 2]

    Send1 [000...127]

    Send2 [000...127]SeeIFX1onpage 11.

    IFX5

    Hereyoucanedittheeffectparametersforinserteffect5.

    Youcantconnectfrominserteffect5toanotherinserteffect.

    IFX Select [S00...S61]Thisselectstheeffecttypeforinserteffect.

    IFX5cannotusedoublesizeeffects(154170).

    IFX Parameters

    HereyoucansettheparametersfortheeffectthatsselectedbyIFXSelect.Fordetailsontheeffectparameters,pleaserefertoEffectGuide(p.217).

    On/O [O, On]Thisturnstheinserteffectonandoff.

    SeeOn/Offonpage 11.

    Pan (CC#8) (Post IFX PanCC#8)

    [L000...C064...R127]

    Bus (Bus Select) [O, L/R]

    FXCtrl Bus (FX Control Bus) [O, 1, 2]

    Send1 [000...127]

    Send2 [000...127]SeeIFX1onpage 11.

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    MFX1, MFX2Hereyoucanadjustsettingsforthemastereffects.Theseconsistmainlyofthefollowing.

    Selecttheeffecttypeforeachmastereffect,andsettheeffectparameters.

    Turneachmastereffecton/off.

    Specifyhowthemastereffectsareconnected,andspecifythelevelatwhichthesignalfromtheeffectsarereturnedtotheL/Rbus.

    Themastereffectsdonotoutputdirect(Dry)sound.ThereturnlevelsReturn1andReturn2returntheeffect(Wet)soundtotheL/RbusandmixthesignalintotheL/R

    bus.

    Althoughthemastereffectinput/outputsarestereoin/stereoout,buttheoutputmaybemonauraldependingonthetypeofeffectthatisselected.(In/Outonpage 208)

    MFX1

    MFX Select [S00...S87, D00...D13]Thisselectstheeffecttypeformastereffect1.

    S00S87aresinglesizeandD00D13aredoublesizeeffects.

    IfyouchooseS00:NoEffect,theoutputfromthemastereffectwillbemuted.

    MFX Parameters

    HereyoucansettheparametersfortheeffectthatsselectedbyMFXSelect.

    Fordetailsontheeffectparameters,pleaserefertoEffectGuide(p.217).

    On/O [O, On]Switchesthemastereffect1on/off.Whenoff,theoutput

    willbemuted.

    Separatelyfromthesettingshere,youcanusecontrolchange#94toturnmastereffects1and2off.Avalueof0turnsthemoff,andvaluesof1127restoretheoriginalsetting.TheglobalMIDIchannelspecifiedbyMIDIChannel(p.60)isusedforthismessage.

    Return 1 [000...127]ThisspecifiesthereturnlevelfromthemastereffecttotheL/Rbus(afterwhichitpassesthroughTFX,andissentfromOUTPUTL/MONOandR).

    Chain [O, On]On:Mastereffects1and2willbeconnectedinseries,intheorderofmastereffect1mastereffect2.

    ChainLevel [000...127]WhenChainOn/OffisOn,thisspecifiesthelevelofthesignalsentfrommastereffect1tomastereffect2.

    Ifyoureusingadoublesizeeffect,theChainsettingswillbeunavailable.

    MFX2

    MFX Select [000...120]Thisselectstheeffecttypeformastereffect2.

    Formastereffect2,only000120singlesizeeffectscanbe

    selected.MFX2cannotusedoublesizeeffects.Additionally,ifyouselectadoublesizeeffectforMFX1,youwontbeabletouseMFX2.

    IfyouchooseS00:NoEffect,theoutputfromthemastereffectwillbemuted.

    MFX Parameters

    HereyoucansettheparametersfortheeffectthatsselectedbyMFXSelect.Fordetailsontheeffectparameters,pleaserefertoEffectGuide(p.217).

    On/O [O, On]Switchesthemastereffect2on/off.Whenoff,theoutputwillbemuted.

    Return 2 [000...127]Theseparametersspecifytheeffecttypeformastereffect2,itson/offstatus,andthereturnlevelfrommastereffect2totheL/Rbus.

    Formoreinformation,pleaseseeReturn1.

    TFXHereyoucanadjustsettingsforthetotaleffect,whichislocatedatthefinalstageoftheL/Rbus.Theseconsist

    mainlyofthefollowing. Selecttheeffecttypeforthetotaleffect,andsettheeffect

    parameters.

    Turnthetotaleffecton/off.

    Forthetotaleffect,thedirect(Dry)soundwillalwaysbestereoin/stereoout.Theinput/outputconfigurationoftheeffect(Wet)soundwilldependontheeffecttype.

    Althoughthetotaleffectsinput/outputisstereoin/stereoout,theoutputmaybemonauraldependingonthetypeofeffectthatisselected.(In/Outonpage 208)

    Afterthesignalhaspassedthroughthetotaleffect,itisoutputfromOUTPUTL/MONOandR.

    TFX

    TFX Select [S00...S61]Thisselectstheeffecttypefortotaleffect.

    TFXcannotusedoublesizeeffects.

    TFX Parameters

    HereyoucansettheparametersfortheeffectthatsselectedbyTFXSelect.

    Fordetailsontheeffectparameters,pleaserefertoEffectGuide(p.217).

    On/O [O, On]Thisturnstotaleffecton/off.Ifthisisoff,theinputwillbepasseddirectlythrough.

    Alternatively,youcansendcontrolchange#95toturnthetotaleffectoff.Avalueof0turnsthetotaleffectoff,andvaluesof1127restoretheoriginalsetting.TheglobalMIDIchannelspecifiedbyMIDIChannel(p.60)isusedforthismessage.

    Master Vol

    Master Vol (Master Volume) [000...127]Thisspecifiesthefinalleveloftheaudiooutputthathaspassedthroughtotaleffect,andoutputfromOUTPUTL/

    MONOandR.

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    CommandThesecommandsallowyoutodothingssuchascopyingarpeggiatororeffectsettings.Specifythecopysourceandcopydestination,gettheOK?prompt,andthenpressthebuttontobegin.

    Forcopyrelatedcommands,pleasenotethefollowing

    pointswhen

    using

    From

    and

    Src

    to

    specify

    the

    copy

    source.

    IfyouspecifyProgramorCombiinFrom,theSrcfieldwillshowabanknumbersuchasA000.ThisindicationmatchesthebanknumbershownintheupperrightofthedisplaywhenyouturnNUMLOCKoninPROGPLAYorCOMBIPLAYandpressthefunction14(ENTER)button.

    IfyouspecifySonginFrom,theSrcfieldwillshowasongnumber.Inthiscase,youcanchooseonlysongnumbersthatareloadedintothemicroSTATIONorthatyoucreatedonthemicroSTATION.

    Copy ArpeggioThiscommandcopiesarpeggiosettings.

    From [Program, Combi, Song]Selectthecopysourcemode.

    Src (Source) [A000: name...,000: name...]

    Selectthecopysource.

    Srcs [A, B, A&B]Ifyouselectacombinationorsongasthecopysource,thisspecifieswhetheryoullbecopyingthesettingsofarpeggiatorAorB.

    To [A, B]Specifythecopydestinationarpeggiator. ThisisnotshownifSrcsissettoA&B.

    Copy IFX

    Thiscommandcopiestheinserteffectsettingsofadesiredprogram,combination,orsong.Thefollowingsettingswill

    becopied.

    Allsettingsoftheinserteffect(thecontentsoftheIFXpageandtheeffectparameters,exceptforCtrlCh).

    ThePan(CC#8),Bus,FXCtrl,Send1,andSend2settingsthatfollowtheinserteffect.

    From [Program, Combi, Song]Selectthecopysourcemode.

    Src (Source) [A000: name...,000: name...]

    Selectthecopysource.

    Srcs [All IFXs, IFX1...IFX5]Selecttheeffectthatyouwanttocopy.IfyouselectAllIFXs,thesettingsofallinserteffectswillbecopied.

    To [IFX1...IFX5]Specifythecopydestinationinserteffect.

    This

    is

    not

    shown

    if

    Srcs

    is

    set

    to

    All

    IFXs.

    Swap IFX

    Thiscommandexchangesthesettingsoftwoinserteffects.

    Source1 [IFX1...IFX5]

    Source2 [IFX1...IFX5]Selectthetwoinserteffectswhosesettingswillbeexchanged.

    Copy MFX/TFX

    Thiscommandcopieseffectsettingsfromaspecifiedprogram,combination,orsongtoamastereffectortothetotaleffect.

    MasterVolumesettingswillnotbecopied.

    From [Program, Combi, Song]Selectthecopysourcemode.

    Src (Source) [A000: name...,

    000: name...]Selectthecopysource.

    Srcs [M1,2&TFX, IFX1...IFX5, MFX1, MFX2, TFX]Selecttheeffectthatyouwanttocopy.

    IfyouselectIFX1IFX5,settingswillbecopiedfromthecorrespondinginserteffect.Whencopyingfromaninserteffect,theresultwillnotbecompletelyidenticalbecauseofdifferencesintheroutingandthelevelsettings.

    IfyouselectMFX1orMFX2,theReturn(returnlevel)settingwillalsobecopied.

    To [IFX1...IFX5, MFX1, MFX2, TFX]Specifythecopydestinationmastereffectortotaleffect.

    ThisisnotshownifSrcsissettoM1,2&TFX.

    Write ProgramThissavestheeditedprogramtothemicroSTATIONsmemory.Youcanusethistodothefollowing.

    Savetheeditedcontent.

    Renameaprogram.

    Specifytheprogramscategory.

    Copyaprogramtoadifferentbankorprogramnumber.

    Besuretosaveimportantprograms.Aneditedprogramcannotberecoveredifyouturnoffthepowerorselectadifferentprogrambeforeyouvesavedit.

    Beforeyoucanwrite,youmustturnoffmemoryprotectinGlobalmode.

    Name [space, !...~]Specifytheprogramname.Usethebuttonstoselectacharacter,andusethebuttonstochangethecharacter.Youcanenteruptotwentyfourcharacters.

    Cat (Category) [KEYBOARD...USER]Selectthecategoryfortheprogramyouresaving.

    ThecategoryyouspecifyherecanbeusedwhenselectingprogramsbycategoryinProgram,Combination,orSequencermodes.

    To [A000...D127: name]Specifythesavedestinationfortheprogram.ThemicroSTATIONallowsyoutosave512programs.

    Thesavedestinationisindicatedbybanknumber.Thisbanknumbermatchesthebanknumbershownintheupper

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    rightofthedisplaywhenyouturnNUMLOCKoninPROGPLAYandpressthefunction14(ENTER)button.YoucanspecifyA000D127;theGM2bankisnotavailableforsaving.

    Note:ProgramsonthemicroSTATIONareinternallymanagedbybankandnumber.ThesavedprogramwillbewrittentoabanknumberA000D127.

    OK?

    Pressthebuttontosavethedata.

    Note:YoucanalsosavetheprogrambypressingtheWRITEbutton.WhenyoupresstheWRITEbutton,aconfirmationscreenofOKwillappear.Whenyoudothis,theprogramwillbesavedbyoverwritingthecurrentlyselectedprogram.

    External SetupYoucanusethemicroSTATIONsexternalcontrolfunctionalitytocontrolanexternalMIDIdevice;presstheEXTERNALbuttonanduseknobs14totransmitMIDIcontrolchangemessagesonthespecifiedMIDIchannel.

    Setup Select [000...127: name]Thisselectsthesetupthatwillbeusedforexternalcontrol.Youcanchoosefrom128setups.

    PreloadsetupdataisloadedwhenthemicroSTATIONisshippedfromthefactory.Forexample,thesesetupsincludeasetupthatletyoucontroltheKorgLegacyCollectionofsoftwaresynthesizers,andasetupthatletsyoucontrolDAWsoftware.(microSTATIONExternalSetup(PDF))

    YoucanuseGlobal/Media:MIDI ExternalSetuptoassignthefunctionofeachknobinanexternalsetup(ExternalSetuponpage 64).

    1 [MIDI Ch/MIDI CC#: Knob value]2 [MIDI Ch/MIDI CC#: Knob value]

    3 [MIDI Ch/MIDI CC#: Knob value]

    4 [MIDI Ch/MIDI CC#: Knob value]Theseindicatetheassignmentsforknobs14intheselectedexternalsetup.Fromtheleft,thesearetheMIDIchannel/MIDIcontrolchange/currentknobvalue.Theknobvaluecanbeedited.

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    Combination mode

    YoulluseCombinationmodetoplaycombinations.Thismodeletsyoudothefollowingthings.

    Selectandplaycombinations.

    Selecteachtimbresprogram,andedititsvolumeandotherparameters.

    UsetheRealtimeControlknobstocontrolthecombinationssoundsandarpeggiator.

    Page structure in Combination modeThemicroSTATIONsCombinationmodeisorganizedasatreestructurecontainingthefollowingpages.(p.18)

    Fordetailsonhowtomovebetweenpages,andhowtoselectparametersandedittheirvalues,pleaserefertothemicroSTATIONOperationGuide.

    COMBI PLAYInCOMBIPLAYyoucanselectandplaycombinations.YoucanalsousetheRealtimeControlknobstocontrolthecombinationssoundsandarpeggiatorwhileyouperform.

    Tips: Auto Song SetupTheAutoSongSetupfunctionautomaticallyconvertsthesettingsofaprogramorcombinationintoasong,andputsthemicroSTATIONinrecordreadycondition.Thisfunctionseamlesslyunifiesprogramorcombinationperformancewithsongproduction;ifyougetanideaforaphraseorsongwhileplayingthearpeggiator,youcaninstantlyturnyourideaintoasong.

    Combination No.&Name[001..: combination name]

    Thisindicatesthecombinationthatscurrentlyselected.

    InthemicroSTATIONsCombinationmode,the256preloadcombinationsareorganizedintothefollowingsevencategories.

    Note:InCOMBIPLAYifyouturnNUMLOCKon(LEDlit)

    andpress

    the

    function

    14

    (ENTER)

    button,

    the

    bank

    and

    numberwillbeshownintherightsideofthedisplaysupperline.ForexamplewhenyouvesetthecategorytoALL,thisindicationletsyouviewthecombinationsbybanknumberratherthanbynumberwithinacategory.

    EXTERNAL control

    InCOMBIPLAY,ifyoupresstheEXTERNALbuttontoturnExternalControlon,andthenoperateknobs14,thedis

    playwillbrieflyshowtheMIDIchannel,MIDICCnumberandvaluethatareassignedbytheselectedexternalsetup.ExternalsetupscanbeselectedinCOMBIEDIT:ExternalSetup.(ExternalSetuponpage 28)

    IftheMIDICCnumberforaknobisturnedOffintheselectedexternalsetup,thenthevaluewillnotappearwhenyouoperatetheknob.

    COMBI EDITHereyoucaneditthemicroSTATIONscombinationquickparameters.Thequickparametersareparametersthatcan

    beeditedfromthemicroSTATIONitself.Theseconsistof

    thefollowing.

    Volume,pitch,andnoterangesettingsforeachtimbre.

    Adjustmentstothesoundoftheprogramusedbyeachtimbre.

    MIDIfilterandcontrollersettings.

    Arpeggiatorsettingsusedbythecombination.

    Eachtimbresrouting,andsettingsfortheinserteffects,mastereffects,andtotaleffect.

    Ifyouwanttoeditallparametersofthecombination,youllneedtousemicroSTATIONEditor/PlugInEditoronaconnectedcomputer.

    Timb s(Timbre Parameters)Herearethesettingsforthetimbresofthecombination.

    Timbre 01

    Program Select [001...: program name]Selecttheprogramusedbythetimbre.

    Thenumberandprogramnameareshown.ThecategoryisshownbytheCATEGORYindicatorlocatedattheleftofthedisplay.

    Note:WhenthefrontpanelTIMBRE/TRACKLEDislit,youcanpressafunctionbutton0116intheCOMBIPLAYscreentoaccesstheProgramSelectdisplayforthetimbreofthecorrespondingnumber.

    Switching a timbres program

    UsetheCATEGORYSELECTbuttonstoselectacategory,andthebuttonstoselectaprogram.

    UsetheCATEGORYSELECTbuttonstoselectacategory,presstheNUMLOCKbutt