Do not connect it to an AC outlet of voltage other than that for which your unit is intended. Interference with other electrical devices 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 flammable polishes.

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Turning on the power 1 Connect the KP2 to your other equipment as shown in the diagram, and connect the AC adapter to an electrical outlet. To turn off the power, press the Power switch once again to turn it off.

Inputting audio turned to the far left, and the maximum effect will be applied if the knob is turned to the far right. While you are operating the touch pad: The display will indicate the position at which you are touching the pad 1. MIC: The effect will be applied to the mic input. LINE: The effect will be applied to the line inputs. When selecting programs: The display will show the program number 00— In Auto BPM mode, three dots will light.

Adjusting the volume 5. Operating the touch pad 1 Adjust the input level. While outputting audio from the connected device, use the Input Volume knob to adjust the input level so that the peak indicator does not light red. If you are using the mic jack, adjust the MIC Trim knob as appropriate for the sensitivity of the mic, so that the sound is not distorted. Use the included protective sheet.

No effect will be applied if the knob is 4 Vertical position 1—9 Horizontal position 1—9 6. When using delay or reverb, this lets you output only the effect sound i. Pad motion What is BPM? BPM Beats Per Minute is the tempo of the song expressed as the number of beats quarter notes that occur in one minute. A higher BPM value means a faster tempo. Even when you take your finger away from the touch pad, this state will continue to be recorded as part of your operation.

This means that you can also record operations that include tapping on the touch pad. Recording will also end when you reach the maximum recording time approximately 3. The normal display will reappear if ten seconds pass without any operation being performed.

If you touch the touch pad during playback, recording will begin. Recording will be reset if you change programs. Also, if you turn on the Hold key and play back a pad motion, the motion will be held at the point where you stopped playback. You can set the BPM in a range of 80— If you want to synchronize to sequence data, you will either have to insert a Touch Pad On message into the beginning of each measure of your sequence data, or touch the touch pad at the beginning of each KP2 phrase to start the pattern.

To store settings 1 Press the Program Memory 1—8 key that you want to assign. If you want to store the setting of the Hold key, select the program and then turn on the Hold key and touch the touch pad to specify the position. If you want to store other settings, make them at this time. To recall settings 1 Press a Program Memory 1—8 key, and the settings stored in that key will be recalled.

Sampling and playing back a phrase A phrase from the audio input can be recorded into one of the Sample 1, 2 keys. You can record for approximately six seconds in each of the two keys. The recorded phrases will be lost when the power is turned off. It is not possible to save the recorded phrases. At this time, you will not hear the playback sound. Recording will stop automatically when you reach the maximum recording time.

This is convenient when recording voice from a mic. MIDI functions Playback MIDI stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface, and is a world-wide standard for exchanging a variety of performance-related information between electronic musical instruments and computers. The playback method will differ depending on the effect program that you have selected. The playback will not yet be output at this time.

The way in which the phrase plays will depend on the program. When the FX Depth knob is positioned in the center, the playback sound and the input sound will be output in a proportion. When the knob is at the maximum position, only the sample sound will be output during playback, and you will not hear the input sound.

If you continue pressing the key, the phrase will play back as a loop. To adjust the volume, continue pressing the Sample 1, 2 key and use the FX Depth knob to make adjustments. You can apply effects to the playback by operating the touch pad while the sound plays back. If you press the Hold key while pressing the Sample 1, 2 key, the playback will be held.

Hold will be cancelled when you press the Sample 1, 2 key once again. What is MIDI? By playing back the recorded MIDI messages you can reproduce your touch pad operations. Transmission and reception are enabled when the corresponding LED is lit. Transmission and reception are disabled when the LED is dark. Although it is possible to select a control number that is already in use, it is not possible to simultaneously turn on transmission and reception for MIDI 8 messages of the same control number.

If you turn off the power without storing the modified settings, they will revert to their previous state. To exit MIDI Edit mode You will return to the normal state if you touch the touch pad or leave the KP2 for ten seconds without performing any operation. Saving your settings You can save the contents of program memory and the control number settings of MIDI edit mode by transmitting them as exclusive messages, and saving them on an external MIDI device.

For details on the exclusive messages that the KP2 can transmit and receive, refer to the separate MIDI implementation. Messages that can be transmitted and received With the factory settings, the following MIDI messages can be transmitted and received.


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