E L E C T R I B E ANALOG M D E L I N G S Y N T H E S I Z E R EA-1 Owner’s Manual Thank you purchasing the Korg ELECTRIBE-A EA In order to enjoy. This page contains information about the Owner’s Manual for the EA-1 from Korg. ushered in a new era for Korg with the Electribe series beginning with the EA-1 Analog Modelling Synthesizer. A duophonic virtual analog synthesizer that .
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Search the electribf of over billion manuql pages on the Internet. In order to enjoy long and trouble-free use, please read this manual carefully and use the instrument correctly. Precautions Location Using the unit in the following locations can result in a malfunction. 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 recep- tion 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. Eletribe not use liquid cleaners such as ben- zene or thinner, or cleaning compounds or flammable polishes. Keep this manual After reading this manual, please keep it for later reference. If liquid gets into the equipment, it could cause a breakdown, fire, or electrical shock.
If something does slip into the equipment, unplug the AC adaptor from the wall outlet. Then contact your nearest Korg dealer or the store where the equipment was purchased. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses, manuall can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruc- manial, 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 deter- mined 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: Unauthorized changes or modification to this system can void the user’s authority to operate kogr equipment.
The Electribe-A EA-1 is a unique and easy-to-use synthesizer that kor DSP synthesis technology to help anyone from beginners to hard-core users to produce truly original sounds and phrases. By using the front panel knobs and keys, you can create analog synthesizer sounds intuitively and easily create phrases using these sounds. The EA-1 is the ideal tool for the musician, DJ, sound creator, or desktop-music user who is looking for originality in their music. Ring, Sync, and Decimator functions allow oscillators to modulate each other.
Furthermore, you can arrange patterns in the desired playback order and add knob movements etc. About the data you create on mqnual EA-1 Patterns and songs that you create on the EA-1 by editing will return to their un-edited state if epectribe select a different pattern or song, or turn off the power before performing the Write operation.
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If you wish to save an edited pattern, song, or global data, be sure to perform the Write operation. Even after Writing the edited data, it is still possible to restore all songs and patterns etc. Introduction Electrive connections and play!
Preparing to play fa Be sure to turn off the power before making connections. Careless operation may damage your speaker system or cause malfunctions. When removing the cable from the holder, do not use excessive force.
Korg Elec Tribe EA-1 Owner’s Manual
The output of the EA-1 is not stereo, but is independent for each part, so you will need to make pan adjustments on your mixer. If you will be using headphones, connect them to the headphone jack. The headphone output is monaural.
When you have finished making connections, turn on the power. Slightly raise the master volume of the EA-1, and press the Keyboard function key. Press the step keys to produce sound and verify that connections have been made correctly. Use the master volume of the EA-1 and the gain e-1 fader controls of your mixer or powered monitor system to adjust the volume to an appropriate level.
Front and rear panel 2. Front and rear panel The controls and other parts of the EA-1 can be broadly grouped as shown in the diagram. Display This shows the value of the currently selected pa- rameter, and various messages. Dial Use this to modify the value shown in the display.
Peak LED This indicates the peak level for the input signal from the audio in jacks. Adjust the output level of your external device so that the LED lights only at the maximum level. Beat LED This will blink at quarter-note intervals to indicate the tempo.
Matrix The parameters that will appear in the display are listed here for each mode. Use the cursor keys to make the desired parameter select LED light. Mode keys Use these keys to move to the desired mode: Front and rear panel Synthesizer section 1. T the OSC2 side. Original Value LED This will light when the knob you are currently moving reaches the value of the original saved sound of the pattern.
Motion Seq motion sequence This function allows you to loop knob movements. Each time you press this key the setting will alternate between Off darkSmooth, and Trig Hold.
Part Select key Each time you press this key, Part 1 and Part 2 will alternate as the part selected for editing. Synthesis diagram This is a block diagram for the synthesizer section of the EA Adjust the cutoff frequency of the filter.
Adjust the resonance of the filter. Adjust the depth of the filter envelope. Adjust the decay speed of the filter envelope. AMP Here you can adjust the volume level and the distortion effect. Adjust the volume level. Front and rear panel Sequence Control section 1. Rec key Use this key to record phrases and movements of the knobs etc.
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If you press this key during recording, record- ing will end, and playback will continue. During step recording, use this key to input a rest or a tie. Transpose key Use this key to transpose a phrase. Select keys By pressing these keys to turn the Select LEDs on or off, you can use the sixteen step keys below as up to 64 step keys.
When the Keyboard function is on, these keys are used to switch the octave. In Song mode, these keys function as rewind and fast-forward keys. When the Pattern Set function is on, they are used to switch Pattern Set groups. The lower row of LEDs red indicates the location length When the Keyboard function key is on, these LEDs indicate the octave position.
When the Keyboard function key is on, these keys function as a keyboard, allowing you to play sounds. When the Pattern Set function is on, use these keys to select patterns that you registered. Keyboard function key This makes the sixteen step keys function as a keyboard. By holding down this key and pressing one of the step keys, you can switch to the pattern that you assigned to that key Pattern Set function.
Front and rear panel 5. Shift key This key is used in conjunction with other keys. When held down, it gives an additional function to another key. Playback from the beginning of the pattern. During playback, erase triggers from the pattern. Execute the function shown below each step key. If the Shift key is held down as you rotate the dial, the value in the dis play will change in steps of ten. In Pattern mode, the target step will be advanced by one. For other Shift key combinations, refer to the explanation of each parameter.
Each time you press it, the power will alternate on or off. Adapter cable holder Hook the adapter cable around this so that it will not be disconnected accidentally. This is used to “daisy-chain” multiple MIDI devices. The sound that is input here will be used as the sound of OSC1. The output is monaural. Basic operation Quick Start 3. Structure of Song Listening to a Song 1.
Press the Song Mode key to enter Song mode the key will light.
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Rotate the dial to select the desired song S When the song ends, playback will stop automatically the key will go dark. What is a Song? On the EA-1, a song is elecyribe data consisting of Patterns arranged in the desired manuual order.
The EA-1 lets you create and store up to sixteen songs. In each song you can arrange up to patterns, and phrase and knob movements can also be recorded in addition to the playback.