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Setting Up The Soft Pedal Once you are happy with everything, the whole thing may be saved to disk for recall at a later date. To load the sound library disk, insert it into the drive and press the LOAD key.
Akai S3000XL User Manual
These are selected in the MIDI mode. Bypeterpiper Fri Dec 19, 7: One of the beauties of the Akai samplers is that there are no restrictions on what you do with samples – any sample can be placed into any keygroup in any program.
Alternatively, you could simply copy keygroup 1 four times and, by selecting ALL, edit them together. Furthermore, because of powerful synthesiser functions, the SXL can be used to play and process samples much like an analogue synth. Once you have set the start and end points, press F8 – – to discard the unwanted audio either side akaii the start and end point.
Optional 4-channel multi-effects processor offering two channels of simultaneous distortion, three-band EQ, ring modulation, modulation chorus, phase shift, flanging, pitch shift, autopan or rotary speakerstereo delay and reverb plus two ‘spare’ channels of reverb four reverb processors in total. These may be set by moving the cursor to them and using the DATA control to input notes or, when displaying the notes numerically, you may type in a number from the numeric keypad.
For a really killer sound, why not try layering 16 programs on top of each other! Mixing The Parts You may also layer two or more programs within a multi-timbral configuration of course.
The display will tell you how many programs are loaded and in the above example, we can see that there are actually 8 programs in memory even though only the first five are displayed.
Akai SXL Manuals
Aside from all the fun things you can do with envelope shaping, filtering and so forth, aaki is in a program that you map all these multi-samples across the keyboard. Like the sawtooth wave, it can be inverted at the input stages of each destination.
When loading the programs from disk, try to load certain types together. By layering two programs and setting opposite values i. This block of keys moves the manial up, down and left and right around the screen. At around a setting of 75, this would normally be used for vibrato but can be assigned anywhere you like and can be used for filter sweeps, panning, amplitude modulation and slow pitch sweeps. Bypassing The Modulation Effects The final selection in the modulation effects section is not an effect as such but bypasses the modulation section completely, thereby switching it out of the effect chain: Modulation sources may be mixed at each ‘modules’ input to further expand the possibilities available and each control input may be inverted for even more flexibility.
On these early drum machines, whilst they offered maybe 8 voice polyphony, each individual drum sound was sometimes monophonic. The parameters on this page are as follows: To print the manual completely, please, download it.
When you have entered your name, press ENT and you will get this prompt: The pitch bend on the SXL allows you to set a different range for bend up and down as well as use pressure and a special mode is also available to make it more flexible.
You will note that pressing this control in switches off the LCD’ backlight thus preserving the LCD think of it like a ‘screen saver’ on a computer.
It is almost essential when playing synth bass sounds as it emulates the classic monophonic synth keyboard. These modulation akal may be applied to the filter, loudness, pitch and panning for a wide range of the usual modulation effects such as vibrato or for more outrageous synthesiser effects.
The defaults for these three control inputs are: All other keygroups will be unaffected but all those in mute group 1 will be mutually exclusive – that is, if one is sounding when another is played, it will be cut.
This toggles between ONE and ALL and allows you to choose between editing either one single keygroup or all keygroups simultaneously. To reduce any distortion you may have, reduce the loudness control in the OUT pages. Page When recording digitally, the bottom line of the display shows: This is used when monitoring the signal you are akia through a mixer. As you decrease this from 99, you will s3000sl the upper harmonics resulting in a softer tone.
Deleting samples and programs Is ultimately destructive. NORM s300xl, of course, normal priority and, if any note stealing has to take place, this program will be affected no more or less than others with NORM assignment. The way the multi works means that once you have set the parameters for any of the parts, they remain constant regardless of which sound you place in them and you do not have to keep resetting them manually all the time.
This sets the alai of LF If the disk is un-formatted or has become seriously damaged in some way the SXL will tell you We will skip for the moment and look at the function of first as these affect the program as a whole.