Operating System Version 2.5 for the Pa1X and Pa1X Pro, Korg's flagship arranger keyboards, has been released. As usual, the new OS is a free download from Korg Italy's web site, and can be easily installed by the user...
Operating System Version 2.5 for the Pa1X and Pa1X Pro, Korg's flagship arranger keyboards, has been released. As usual, the new OS is a free download from Korg Italy's web site, and can be easily installed by the user.
Here is a list of the major new features that you can find in the new OS:
Song Markers, for a quick jump to a given position in the Song
"Expert" chord recognition mode, adding Rootless chords to the basic set
Style/RT Track Balance (Style Play mode) and Song/RTTrack Balance (in Song Play mode) controlled via theAcc/Seq Volume slider
Fast Play, for a quicker Song start by beginning playback from the first note
Lower Lock, to keep the Lower track unchanged when choosing a different Style, Performance or STS
Style Track Volume Lock, to keep the volume of the Style tracks unchanged when choosing a different Styleor Performance
Keyboard Mode and Chord Scanning Lock, to keep the keyboard mode and chord scanning unchanged when choosing a different Style, Performance or STS
Volume Link function, to proportionally change the volume of all Upper, Style o Song tracks at once
Factory Sounds overwriting, to create custom Sound banks
Auto Select settings saved into the Global
Multiple file selection in the Disk (Erase and Copy) pages
Play All Midifiles/MP3 files in a folder, to quickly createa Jukebox list (Song Play mode)
Copy FX between Styles, Performances, STSs and Songs
STS/Variation Link controlled by the Single Touch button
All four STSs of the current Style copied to a Song Book entry in a single pass
Harmony Track memorized with each SongBook entry
The volume of all four Pads can be assigned to the sliders or pedals
And you'll also find:
File overwrite procedure enhanced (Disk mode)
In SongBook and Disk mode, touching a label selects a different list order
Start/Stop, Play/Stop Seq 1, and Play/Stop Seq 2 commands simulated by Control Change messages received on the Midi In Control channel
In the Event Edit pages (Style Record, Pad Record and Sequencer modes), events can be scrolled by means of the Shift + Dial combination
Select button turns green when pressed in the Drum Volume and Easy Edit pages (Style Play and Song Play modes)
Lyrics loaded as ".Txt" files can be scrolled with the Dial
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