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Operation Guide

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To ensure long, trouble-free operation, please read this manual carefully.PrecautionsLocation Using the unit in the following locations can result in a malfunction. In direct sunlight Locations of extreme temperature or humidity Excessively dusty or dirty locations Locations of excessive vibration Power supply Please connect the designated AC/AC power supply to an AC outlet of the correct voltage. Do not connect it to an AC outlet of voltage other than that for which your unit is intended. Interference with other electrical devices This product contains a microcomputer. Radios and televisions placed nearby may experience reception interference. Operate this unit at a suitable distance from radios and televisions. Handling To avoid breakage, do not apply excessive force to the switches or controls. Care If the exterior becomes dirty, wipe it with a clean, dry cloth. Do not use liquid cleaners such as benzene or thinner, or cleaning compounds or ammable polishes. Keep this manual After reading this manual, please keep it for later reference. Keeping foreign matter out of your equipment Never set any container with liquid in it near this equipment. If liquid gets into the equipment, it could cause a breakdown, fire, or electrical shock. Be careful not to let metal objects get into the equipment. If something does slip into the equipment, unplug the AC/AC power supply from the wall outlet. Then contact your nearest Korg dealer or the store where the equipment was purchased.

THE FCC REGULATION WARNING (for U.S.A.) This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Unauthorized changes or modication to this system can void the users authority to operate this equipment. CE mark for European Harmonized Standards CE mark which is attached to our companys products of AC mains operated apparatus until December 31, 1996 means it conforms to EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and CE mark Directive (93/68/EEC). And, CE mark which is attached after January 1, 1997 means it conforms to EMC Directive (89/336/EEC), CE mark Directive (93/68/EEC) and Low Voltage Directive (73/23/ EEC). Also, CE mark which is attached to our companys products of Battery operated apparatus means it conforms to EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and CE mark Directive (93/68/EEC).

Data handlingMalfunctions due to incorrect operation may cause the contents of memory to be lost, so we recommend that you save important data on the external media (SD card etc.). Please be aware that Korg will accept no responsibility for any damages which may result from loss of data.

About copyrightThis device is intended for use with material of which you yourself are the copyright owner or for which you have received permission from the copyright owner to duplicate. If you are not the copyright owner or have not received permission from the copyright owner to duplicate the material, you are in violation of copyright law, and may be liable for damages and penalties. If you are unsure of your rights to the material, please consult a legal specialist.

* Company names, product names, and names of formats etc. are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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Thank you for purchasing the Korg TR music workstation. To ensure trouble-free enjoyment, please read this manual carefully and use the instrument as directed.

About this manualThe owners manuals and how to use themThe TR come with the following owners manuals. Operation Guide Parameter Guide Voice Name List (included in the CD-ROM) Operation Guide First read this manual carefully to gain a basic understanding of the instrument and to learn basic operation. Introduction explains the function of each part, how to make connections, basic operation, and gives an overview of each mode. Quick Start explains basic topics (selecting sounds, convenient functions for performance). If you wish to begin playing immediately, read this section rst. Basic Functions contains mode-by-mode explanations of what you need to know to edit sounds, record on the sequencer, and record samples (If the separately sold EXB-SMPL option is installed). This section also explains how to use the arpeggiator, effects. Appendices contains information on troubleshooting, specications, and various other information. Parameter Guide The Parameter Guide contains explanations and other information regarding the operations of the parameters and settings on the TR. The explanations are organized by mode, and page. Explanations and other information on the effects and their parameters are also provided for each effect. Refer to this guide when an unfamiliar parameter appears in the display, or when you need to know more about a particular function. Voice Name List This lists the multisamples and drumsamples that are built into the TR, and the factory preset combinations, programs, drum kits, and user arpeggio patterns. Refer to these lists when you wish to know more about the preloaded sounds.

Conventions in this manualReferences to the TR The TR is available in 88-key, 76-key and 61-key models, but all three models are referred to without distinction in this manual as the TR. Illustrations of the front and rear panels in this manual show the 61-key model, but the illustrations apply equally to the 76-key and 88-key models. Abbreviations for the manuals OG, PG, VNL References to the manuals included with the TR are abbreviated as follows in this document. OG: Operation Guide PG: Parameter Guide VNL: Voice Name List (included in the CD-ROM) Switches and knobs [ ] References to the switches, dials, and knobs on the panel are enclosed in square brackets [ ]. Parameters in the LCD display screen Parameters displayed in the LCD screen are enclosed in double quotation marks . Boldface type Parameter values are printed in boldface type. Content that is of particular importance is also printed in boldface type. Procedure steps 1 2 3 ... Steps in a procedure are listed as 1 2 3 ...p., PG p. These symbols indicate a reference page number in the Operation Guide or in the Parameter Guide.

Symbols , , These symbols respectively indicate cautions, advice, and MIDI-related explanations. Example screen displays The values of the parameters shown in the example screens of this manual are only for explanatory purposes, and may not necessary match the values that appear in the LCD screen of your instrument. MIDI-related explanations CC# is an abbreviation for Control Change Number. In explanations of MIDI messages, numbers in square brackets [ ] always indicate hexadecimal numbers.

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Table of ContentsIntroduction ................................. 1Overview.......................................... 1Main features .............................................1 Overview of the modes ...............................3

Selecting and playing a program......21Selecting a program ................................. 21

Selecting and playing a combination.....................................23Selecting a combination ............................ 23

Using controllers to modify the sound ..............................................24Joystick .................................................... 24 SW1, SW2 ............................................... 24 REALTIME CONTROLS [1], [2], [3], [4] ........ 25 Keyboard ................................................. 26 Foot pedals .............................................. 26

Front and rear panel ......................... 5Front panel .................................................5 Rear panel..................................................8 Objects and functions in the LCD screen .....10

Setup .............................................. 12Connecting audio equipment etc. ...............121. Connecting the AC/AC power supply.12 2. Connecting audio output devices ..........12 3. Connecting pedals etc..............................13

Using the arpeggiator while you play ................................................27Using the arpeggiator in Program mode .... 27Settings using controllers ........................... 27 Settings in the LCD screen ......................... 28

Connections to MIDI equipment/computers.131. Connections to MIDI equipment............13 2. Connections to a computer .....................13

Using the arpeggiator as you play in Combination mode ................................... 29Settings in the LCD screen ......................... 29

Inserting/removing a card in the SD card slot ..............................................14 Connecting separately sold options ............141. Audio input connections .........................14 2. SCSI connections.......................................14

Playing with the RPPR (Realtime Pattern Play/Recording) function ..................31 Simple pr