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Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6 Track 7 Track 8
Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn
Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl
Track 9 Track 10 Track 11 Track 12 Track 13 Track 14 Track 15 Track 16
Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn Prg/Vol/Pn
Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl Mu/Rec/Pl
Song # Track # Measure# Time Sig. OVWR (Overwrite)
OVDB (Overdub)
AUTP: ### ==> End measure ###
MANP (Manual Punch-In)
LOOP: ### ==> End measure ###
Tempo Tempo Mode Quantize Metronome Edit: PRG / VOL / PAN
Line 5
A SNG # Song 0 - 9 Which Song Number to record. The sequencer can hold 10 songs, numbered 0 through 9. Use the VALUE controls or Direct Entry to select the song you want to work on.
B Tr ## Track 1-16, MULT Which track to record on. Typically you are recording only one track, so you would use the VALUE controls or Direct Entry to select that track number. You can also record onto multiple tracks at one time using Multi-Track Recording
C M ### Measure 001 - 999 The current measure being played or recorded to. You can go to a specific measure by entering the measure number here. Use the VALUE controls or use Direct Entry. (Direct Entry only works for measures that have already been recorded.) 
D **/** Time 
Beats Called "Beat" in the manual. You must be in REC mode to set this parameter (so, no, your "D" button isn't broken). Available time signatures depend on the Base Resolution setting.

Rec Mode OVWR 
Overwrite: Existing data is erased and new data written. 
Overdub: New data added to existing data. 
Auto Punch In: Records only during measures specified. 
Manual Punch In: Push REC/WRITE or use footswitch 
Loop: Specified measures repeat as data is added or erased
PRG/VOL/PAN - Program/Volume/Pan (line 1 and line 3, columns A through H)
Program Values: A00-A99, B00-B99
Volume Values: 000-127
Pan Values: A, 9:1, 8:2, 7:3, 6:4, 5:5, 4:6, 3:7, 2:8, 1:9, B, C, C+D, D, ALL, PRG
Each of these parameters are shown on a different screen. Switch between screens using the Select PRG/VOL/PAN field (line 6, letter E) and the VALUE controls (Slider full down is Program, 75% up is Volume, full up is Pan).

Mu/Rec/Pl - (line 2 and line 4, columns A through H).
Values: Empty (shows a solid bar), Mute, Record, Play
This cell shows the status of the track.
---- (dark bar): If there is no data in the track, it shows a solid dark bar (this is the default when you turn on the power).

REC: After you select a track to record on (Line 5, Button B), and after you press the REC/WRITE Button, this cell will display REC.

MUTE/PLAY: After data has been recorded, you can control whether you hear this track during playback. To select MUTE, press VALUE UP once. To select PLAY, press VALUE DOWN once. A Muted track will not send any messages to MIDI OUT.

These options are also selectable during Multi-Track Recording (when Track ## = MULTI).

Direct Entry Short-Cuts
When you are working on a song that has several tracks, you may want to work on one or two tracks at a time. For example, it would be a pain if you had to individually mute 15 tracks to work on the drums, then un-mute those 15 tracks one at a time to hear how they all sound together. Direct Entry makes this fast and easy.

To use Direct Entry, highlight the Mute/Rec/Play cell of track you want to work on. While pressing the letter Button of that track, press and release a numeric key to do the following:

Mute/Rec/Play Direct Entry Short-Cuts
# Action Use this to:
0 Set this track to PLAY 
without changing other tracks
 individually turn on the tracks you want to hear.
1, 4 or 7 Set this one track to MUTE  turn off tracks that are distracting at the moment.
2, 5 or 8 Set all tracks to PLAY  quickly change all muted tracks to PLAY. 
 (regardless of the letter button held)
3, 6 or 9 ("Solo function") 
Set this track to PLAY and 
set all other tracks to MUTE 
 turn everything else off while you work on this one track. 
This is called "solo" since you will hear only the selected track.
NOTE: "Solo" is available in ROM #62.
It may or may not be available in earlier ROM versions.
Tempo (line 6, column A)
This field displays the current tempo as recorded (or is being recorded) on the tempo track. The units are beats per minute (bpm).

Be aware the accuracy of the tempo is unspecified. I have noticed that 100 bpm in my computer-based sequencer is slightly (but noticeably) faster than the 01 at 100 bpm. I've also seen the tempo changed to be slightly slower when moving SMF files from the computer to the 01. I suggest you check your 01 tempo against your computer sequencer's tempo so you know how to change one before copying to the other. (I have to add at least one bpm to my computer sequence before copying the SMF to my 01.)

The Clock Source (Global Mode, Page 0) changes what the Tempo field shows as shown in the table.

Tempo Track 
Tempo Field Shows
INT Stopped AUT Recorded tempo of current measure
INT Playback AUT Last recorded tempo.
INT any MAN Current tempo (40-240) as set by Value Slider/Buttons
EXT any any "EXT"

Tempo Track Mode (line 6, column B)
The Tempo Track is a track, separate from the 16 MIDI data tracks, that is used to hold tempo data. The different Modes work as shown in the following table:

Record Mode Tempo Track Mode Tempo Controlled by
Record REC VALUE Slider/Buttons. Tempo changes will be recorded.
Record AUT Tempo track. Tempo changes will not be recorded.
Record MAN VALUE Slider/Buttons. Tempo changes will not be recorded.
Playback AUT Tempo track
Playback MAN VALUE Slider/Buttons
You don't have to play along with the metronome (that's one reason you can turn it off). You can always simply press "Record" and play with any tempo that feels right, just like playing into a tape recorder. When you play the sequence back, your playing will sound natural ("human").

If you record into a computer based sequencer, you probably have the option of printing the score of what you played on your computer's printer. This is one time you wished you played with a metronome because the score will likely look unreadable - the sequencer needs to know where the beats are.

Be aware there are programs that allow you to create a tempo "map" AFTER you record your piece. One method allows you to tap a key along with the sequence playback, and your tapping is recorded as beats in the measure. This will clean up printed scores and can be handy for later overdubs (making quantizing possible, for example).

As of 1998, at least two programs offered this feature: Mark of the Unicorn (MOTU)
FreeStyle (where it was called "Sense Tempo") and Cakewalk InConcert. It may or may not be a feature in today's sequencers. Ask the manufacturer about it if tempo maps interest you. (I don't endorse either company or product, but I have heard better things about MOTU than Cakewalk.)

Quantize (line 6, column C)
Values: quarter-note, 8th, 8th-triplet, 16th, 16th-triplet, 32nd, 32nd-triplet, HI.
Real-time quantize. This is like a "snap-to-grid" option in a computer drawing program. The 01 will adjust the timing of your action (like striking or releasing a key) to happen on the nearest beat.
If you select "HI", you will be quantizing at either 48 or 96 ticks per quarter-note, depending on the Base Resolution setting on Page 9, line 3, column E-H.

Values to quantize to can be entered using the VALUE Slider/Buttons or Direct Entry. For Direct Entry, use the numeric pad to enter the numbers shown in the table below:

Direct Entry # 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7-9
Quantize to: HI 32nd 
 Click here for a tutorial on what quantizing is.

Metronome (line 6, column D). Values: Off, Record, On
Off: The metronome never plays.
Record: The metronome plays only during recording, not during playback.
On: The metronome plays during record and playback.

The cost of using the metronome is one voice of the 32 voices you have available.

You don't have to play along with the metronome if you want more "human" sounding sequences. You can still add a "tempo map" later with a computer program. See Expressiveness on this page.

Footswitch control of the metronome
You can turn the metronome on and off using a footswitch (Assignable Pedal 1 or 2). This was useful when I wanted to play Blackbird (by The Beatles) on guitar and be able to stop and re-start the metronome during the song. To set this up:
1. Go to Global Mode Page 4
2. Highlight Assignable Pedal 1 or 2, whichever one you want to use
3. Use the VALUE slider or button to display "SEQ Punch In/Out"
4. Go to SEQ Mode Page 0
5. Turn the metronome on (Highlight Line 6, press button D, press VALUE to display "ON")
6. Select Manual Punch-in (Line 5, button E, display "MANP")
7. Pressing the footswitch will now turn the metronome on and off.

Multi-Track Recording

Multi-track recording is for recording sequencer data from an external MIDI device (like a computer-based sequencer). The MIDI data stream from the external device can include data for any or all of the 16 possible MIDI channels. The 01 lets you select which channel, or channels, will be recorded into the 01's sequencer. This selection begins with the setting of Page 0, Line 5, Column B.

How to Record to One Channel

1. Set the the channel number you want recorded as the Track number on Line 5 Column B. MIDI data on the selected channel will be recorded on the same track number as the channel number you specify.

2. Set the Clock Source to EXT (since MIDI data is being sent by an external source).

3. Follow the procedures for Real-Time Recording.

How to Record on Multiple Channels

1. Assign MIDI channels to 01 Tracks using Line 2 on Page 3 and/or 4. MIDI channels are numbered from 1 to 16, and typically go to the same 01 Track Number as the MIDI channel number. This is the power-on default.

2. Set the Track ## parameter to MULTI.

3. On Page 0, Line 2 and/or 4, select which tracks you want to record on by setting this parameter to REC (press the Value Down button). Tracks you don't want recorded over should be set to a bar symbol (by pressing the Value Up button).

4. Follow the procedures for Real-Time Recording.

Multi-Track Recording Comments

1. The 01 sequencer will record the following messages when received at the MIDI IN input:
Note On, Note Off, Pitch Bend, Program Change, Channel Pressure, Poly Key Pressure, Control Change (0 - 101).

2. You can't do Loop Recording and Multi-Track Recording at the same time.

3. You may get a Memory Full error if the amount of data on the channels isn't equal. The manual suggests you break the recording process into two steps: Record all but the largest (most data) track, then go back and record the largest track.

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Loop Recording
Loop recording is a combination of playback and recording that is done over a group of measures. You first specify the start and stop measures. When you start Loop Recording, the sequencer will play back the measures you specify, while at the same time recording whatever you play. When the sequencer gets to the specified "stop" measure, it automatically resumes playback at the "start" measure - it "loops" back to the beginning and keeps playing.

How to set up to do Loop Record
1. Go into Sequencer Mode (Press SEQ).
2. Highlight the Record Mode field (Press "E").
3. Select LOOP Mode (Press VALUE UP 4 times, or move the VALUE SLIDER all the way up). Confirm LOOP appears in the Record Mode field.
4. Highlight the Start Measure field (Press "F").
5. Enter the measure you want to start recording in. (Use Direct Entry or the VALUE buttons/slider.)
6. Highlight the End Measure field (Press "G" or "H").
7. Enter the measure you want to stop recording. (Use Direct Entry or the VALUE buttons/slider.) The measure number you enter will be included in the recording.
You are now set up to Loop Record.

Before you start recording, specify the Track you want to record onto.
1. Highlight the Track field (Press "B").
2. Enter the Track number you want to record onto. (Use Direct Entry or the VALUE buttons/slider.)
You can Loop Record onto any Track. Remember the sequencer doesn't care what Program/Patch you have selected for the Track - it only records key hits. You can record onto a Piano track, then change that same track's Prog to a drum Prog (like A09), and your melody is now played back as weird percussion.

You are now ready to Loop Record. You can start playback from any measure by highlighting the Measure field (press "C") and entering the desired measure. Recording won't happen until the playback measure is the same as the Start measure you entered in the Loop Record Start Measure field.
1. Press REC/WRITE. The red light comes on, and the green START/STOP light flashes in time with the metronome (which you won't hear until you start recording.)
2. Press START/STOP to start playback.
3. You can now record or erase key hits while the loop plays.
4. Press START/STOP to stop recording.
That's it - you've Loop Recorded. Press START/STOP to hear the results.

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