MIDI PRODUCTION CENTERWARNINGTo prevent fire or shock hazard, do notexpose this appliance to rain or moisture.Operator's Manual
Page viiiCopying Programs ... 115Assigning Notes to the Drum Pads ...
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 89Sampling a New SoundSampling is done in 16-bit linear format with the same 44.1kHz sampling rate as used
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 90•Monitor:When L/R is selected, the sound from the input is sent to the stereo mix outputs. WhenOFF is sel
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 91•LEVEL METERWhile this screen is displayed, the meter will constantly display the level of the signal inp
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 92•Assign to note:This assigns a sampled sound to a drum pad. When sampling is complete, it is possible to
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 93Editing a SoundThis allows you to edit a sound loaded from a disk or sampled into the memory.Hold down SH
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 94•<Sound spec.>This displays the specifications of the currently selected sound. You cannot change
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 95Converting a SoundYou can convert a stereo sound into 2 mono sounds, as well as converting 2 mono sounds
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 96Note:Note:Note:Note:Note: If the length of the L and R sources are different, the R source will automatic
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 97Re-samplingRe-sampling allows you to change the sampling frequency of the sample. This is useful for con-
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 98TRIM ModeThis allows you to trim a sound by selecting new start and end points. The wave pattern of thee
Page ixSelecting Folders/Files ... 162Deleting Folders ...
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 99Fine Adjustment of the Start PointSelect the St: field and press OPEN WINDOW to open the Start fine windo
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 100Fine Adjustment of the End PointSelect the End: field and press OPEN WINDOW to open the End fine window.
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 101LOOP ModeSet the loop of the sound. Set to play loops, such as a phrase sample, in this mode.Hold SHIFT
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 102Fine Adjustment of the Loop PointsSelect the To: field in the LOOP screen and press OPEN WINDOW to open
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 103ZONE modeThe ZONE mode allows you to divide a sample into a number of equal parts (from 1 to 16). Thisco
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 104Fine Adjustment of the End Point of a ZoneSelect the End: field in the ZONE mode and press OPEN WINDOW t
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 105◆ LOOP FROM START TO ENDSets the loop from start to end of the selected range.Press DO IT [F5] to execut
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 106Ratio:Enter the ratio of timestretch here - between 50% (twice the speed) and 200% (half thespeed), 10
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 107BPM MatchThis enables you to change the tempo of the sample so that it will fit into the track that you
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 108◆ SLICE SOUNDThis edit option is only available from the ZONE screen.After you have divided a sound into
Chapter 6: Creating and Editing SoundsPage 109Setting the Sound ParametersThis is for setting sound parameters such as the volume or pitch of the soun
Creating and EditingProgramsChapter 7
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 111What Are Programs?A program is a collection of sounds assigned to 64 note numbers (notes 35-98). You
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 112The following shows how data is organized within programs:Program 24: Acoustic drum setProgram 3: Jazz
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 113Selecting a Program and Assigning a SoundThere are five screens in program edit mode and the following
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 114Renaming ProgramsOpen the Program screen, select the Pgm: field and press OPEN WINDOW...
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 115Creating New ProgramsOpen the Program screen, select the Pgm: field and press OPEN WINDOW.The Create N
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 116Assigning Notes to the Drum PadsThe preset note numbers for the drum pads are as follows:PAD A PAD B P
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 117Assigning Sounds to NotesThis assigns sounds to note numbers.Select the Note: field with the CURSOR ke
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 118To initialize a pad assign, select the Pad assign: field and press the OPEN WINDOW key.The pad assign
Page 2Chapter 1: IntroductionFeaturesThe following is a summary of some of the advanced features of the MPC2000XL.General• Large 248 x 60 dot LCD disp
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 119The Program Sound Generation ModeBy setting the sound generation mode, you can generate up to three so
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 120DCY SWThis switches between the sound assigned to the program and the two sounds set here using theval
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 121Editing Note ParametersThis edits the note parameters assigned to the program.Hold down SHIFT and pres
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 122Copying the Note ParameterThe various settings you make on the parameter screen effect the note number
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 123CAUTION: When the sample is short, the decay time will have higher priority than theattack time.While
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 124Setting the FilterThis edits the filter of the sound assigned to each note.The filter has two paramete
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 125Setting the PitchThis sets the pitch of the sound assigned to each note...
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 126Setting the Voice OverlapWhen the same note is generated repeatedly, this can be used to set whether t
Chapter 7: Creating and Editing ProgramsPage 127The MIDI Settings of the SamplerThis sets the MIDI settings of the internal sampler.Hold down SHIFT an
Chapter 8: Mixer FunctionsPage 128Mixer FunctionsChapter 8
Page 3Chapter 1: IntroductionSequencer• Loop recording function enables quick recording by looping short phrases.• Sequencer memory equivalent to 300,
Chapter 8: Mixer FunctionsPage 129Stereo Output MixerThe MPC2000XL has a 64 channel stereo mixer which allows you to set the volume and pan foreach of
Chapter 8: Mixer FunctionsPage 130Setting the Left/Right PanMove the cursor to the Pan field at the top of the screen with the CURSOR UP key. Select
Chapter 8: Mixer FunctionsPage 131Setting the Individual Outputs and Effect Send (Option)When the optional 8 Individual Output Board (IB-M208P) or Eff
Chapter 8: Mixer FunctionsPage 132Setting the Output LevelMove the cursor to the Level field with the CURSOR DOWN key. Select the channel of that you
Chapter 8: Mixer FunctionsPage 133Sending EffectsEffect send can only be used when the optional EB16 effect board is installed.Press FXsend (F3) to di
Chapter 8: Mixer FunctionsPage 134Setting the Volume or Pan for Each NoteUp to this section the volume or pan settings were set by displaying them tog
Chapter 8: Mixer FunctionsPage 135Setting Up the MixerHold down SHIFT and press MIXER (numeric key 7), then select “DRUM 1-4”.The mixer display will a
Chapter 8: Mixer FunctionsPage 136There are four types of events.01 STEREO LEVEL02 STEREO PAN03 FXsend LEVEL05 INDIV LEVELPad numbers A01 ~ D16 corres
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 137Effects (optional)Chapter 9
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 138By installing the optional effect board (EB16), you can carry out various effect processing for eachsound.Editing EffectsHol
Page 4Chapter 3: Recording SequencesPanel DescriptionsFront Panel1LCDAll the function windows are displayed here. Thisadjustable display can be tilted
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 139Multi-effectsThe MPC2000XL has two multi-effects and each has five effect modules. You can execute vari-ous routings by rea
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 140When REV4MOD/ECHO is selectedThe signal flow is as follows:DISTFILTMODREVM1/M2ECHODist/FiltReverbMod/EchoON/OFFDRUM 2DRUM 2D
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 141Reverb EffectsIn addition to the two types of multi-effects, the MPC2000XL provides two reverb-only effects.These can be sel
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 142When REV4MOD/ECHO is selectedDISTFILTMODREVREVM1/M2R1/R2M1/2FX1/2 DIST/FLTFX1/2 MOD/ECHOFX1/2 REVERBECHOWhen MOD/ECHO+REV is
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 143Editing Each EffectSet the Edit: field to MULTI FX1(or 2), select an effect (DIST, FILT, MOD, ECHO, REV)with the CURSOR keys
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 144ModulationModulation produces various effects such as phaser, flanger, chorus, rotary speaker, auto-pan,and pitch-shifter.&l
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 145<Rotary Speaker><Rotary Speaker><Rotary Speaker><Rotary Speaker><Rotary Speaker>Select ROTARY
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 146<Pitch Shifter><Pitch Shifter><Pitch Shifter><Pitch Shifter><Pitch Shifter>Select PITCH SHIFT
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 147Delay/EchoDelay/Echo is an effect which broadens the sound by overlaying sounds that are slightly delayedon top of the origi
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 148<X-OVER L&R><X-OVER L&R><X-OVER L&R><X-OVER L&R><X-OVER L&R>Select X-OVER
Page 5Chapter 3: Recording Sequences5OPEN WINDOW keyWhen certain fields are selected, pressing this keyopens another window to allow you to set furthe
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 149ReverbThe reverb effect adds an echo to the original sound. There are 3 main types: Hall (room) Gate,and Reverse.<HALL,
Chapter 9: EffectsPage 150<REVERSE><REVERSE><REVERSE><REVERSE><REVERSE>Select REVERSE in the Type: field of Reverb windo
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 151Disk OperationChapter 10
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 152OverviewWhen the power is turned off, all of the data will be erased. If you have any data that you want tokeep, ma
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 153This icon is also displayed:MPC2000XLBefore Proceeding to Use a Floppy DiskDo NOT press the disk eject button when y
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 154Formatting a DiskIn order to load or save a file to a floppy disk or an external SCSI drive, it is necessary to form
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 155Formatting a SCSI Drive1Connect the MPC2000XL to an external SCSI drive using SCSI connectors (refer to “Con-necting
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 156Saving the DataWhen the power is turned off, all of the data will be erased. If you have any data that you want tok
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 1574-1. Saving All Sequences & SongsThis saves all the sequence and song data of the MPC2000XL's memory.Select
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 1584-3. Saving All Program & SoundsThis saves all the programs and sounds within the MPC2000XL memory.Select Save A
Page 6Chapter 1: IntroductionmwBAR << / >> keyThis locates the sequence point by bars. Holdingthe GO TO key, press this key to locate the
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 1594-5. Saving a SoundThis saves each sound from the MPC2000XL's memory.Select Save a Sound. Select the sound tha
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 160Saving to Folders on a SCSI DeviceCreating a New FolderIf you have a SCSI disk device connected to the MPC2000XL, yo
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 161Making Folders Within Folders1To make a new folder inside an existing folder, follow steps 1 - 3 of “Creating a NewF
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 162Selecting Folders/FilesOnce you have created folders and files, you will need to be able to navigate through them so
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 163Renaming Folders1Follow steps 1 - 2 of “Selecting Folders/Files” and select the folder to be renamed.2Press RENAME [
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 164Loading FilesThe following files can be loaded into the MPC2000XL:______.SND Sound file.______.SEQ Sequence file.___
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 165Note: When SCSI is selected in the Device: field, the Part: field appears onthe screen.SAVE FORMAT DO ITLOADView:ALL
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 166If you don't want to keep the loaded sound, press DSCARD [F4] to discard it.Press KEEP [F5] to load the sound t
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 167CAUTION: The following window will appear when you are loading a program and asound file assigned to that program ca
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 168Deleting a File from the DiskYou can select and delete files from the disk.1. Hold SHIFT and press LOAD (3 on the nu
Page 7Chapter 1: IntroductionRear PanelorSTEREO OUT PHONESConnect your stereo headphones here.The same sound is output to the STEREO OUTLEFT and RIGHT
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 169The file type options are as follows:ALL FILES Deletes all files.SND Deletes only the MPC2000XL sound files.PGM Dele
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 170Loading Files Created on the AKAI MPC60/60IILoading a Sound (.SND) fileFollow steps 1 to 4-1 in “Loading Files” and
Chapter 10: Disk OperationPage 171The loaded sound can be played by pressing PLAY [F3].Set the Note Number to be assigned in the Assign to note: field
Flash ROM(optional)Chapter 11
Chapter 11: Flash ROMPage 173Flash ROMBy installing the optional flash ROM board FMX008M (which has 8MB of memory), you can savedata to the flash ROM.
Chapter 11: Flash ROMPage 174Saving to Flash ROMYou can save data into flash ROM in the same way you would a floppy disk or SCSI device. Holddown SHI
Chapter 11: Flash ROMPage 175Deleting Data from Flash ROMYou can delete a file from the flash ROM in the same way you would from an ordinary disk.Move
Chapter 11: Flash ROMPage 176Note:Note:Note:Note:Note: Do not turn the MPC2000XL off during de-fragmentation. The data in theflash ROM will be destro
MIDI/SYNC ModeOTHER ModeChapter 12
Chapter 12: MIDI/SYNC Mode, OTHER ModePage 178Sequencer MPC2000XLMasterSlaveMIDI/SYNC ModeThe MPC2000XL complies to MIDI CLOCK, MIDI TIME CODE and MID
Page 8Chapter 1: IntroductionTaking care of your DisksFloppy disks contain valuable sound data and, as such, should be treated with extreme care. Plea
Chapter 12: MIDI/SYNC Mode, OTHER ModePage 179◆ MIDI CLOCKMIDI CLOCK is a general synchronization signal which most sequencers are equipped with.When
Chapter 12: MIDI/SYNC Mode, OTHER ModePage 180NOTEVARIATI ONMIDI OUT AMIDI INMIDI OUT BMIDI INDIGITAL PERSONAL STUDIO RECSynchronizing Another Sequen
Chapter 12: MIDI/SYNC Mode, OTHER ModePage 181◆ MIDI CLOCKMIDI CLOCK is a general synchronization signal which most sequencers are equipped with.When
Chapter 12: MIDI/SYNC Mode, OTHER ModePage 182Synchronizing with the SMPTE Time CodeBy installing the optional SMPTE IC chip IC-M2TC, you can synchron
Chapter 12: MIDI/SYNC Mode, OTHER ModePage 183MIDI Sample DumpSound data can be transmitted and received between the MPC2000XL and external devices vi
Chapter 12: MIDI/SYNC Mode, OTHER ModePage 184If you want to abort Sample Dump receive, press CANCEL [F6]. When Sample Dump receive iscompleted, the f
Chapter 12: MIDI/SYNC Mode, OTHER ModePage 185MIDI Footswitch AssignmentMIDI Control Change messages sent from the external MIDI devices to the MPC200
Chapter 12: MIDI/SYNC Mode, OTHER ModePage 186OTHER MODESet the tempo with the TAP TEMPO key and initialize the data. It is also possible to check th
Chapter 12: MIDI/SYNC Mode, OTHER ModePage 187VER. ScreenHold down SHIFT and press OTHER (8 on the numeric pad) to display the OTHER mode screenand p
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol , within an equilateral triangle, isintended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous vol
Page 9Chapter 1: IntroductionCD-ROM careDust, dirt, scratches or warps on the CD-ROM may lead to faulty CD-ROM data loading. In orderto take full adva
Chapter 13: AppendixPage 189Notes on Using SCSI DrivesConnecting an External SCSI DriveSCSI devices (hard disk, MO drives, etc.) are connected as foll
Chapter 13: AppendixPage 190TerminatedUnterminatedUnterminatedTerminatedSCSI IDMake sure the SCSI ID number of the device connected to a SCSI bus is u
Chapter 13: AppendixPage 191Installing the Options—To Service TechniciansCAUTION: .These servicing instructions are for use by qualified personnel onl
Chapter 13: AppendixPage 192Installing Memory ExpansionThe MPC2000XL’s internal memory can be expanded to 32Mbytes using SIMMs. TheMPC2000XL comes wit
Chapter 13: AppendixPage 193Technical SpecificationsGeneral• Display ... 248 x 60 dot graphic LCD• Disk drive ...
Chapter 13: AppendixPage 194Options• EB16 ... Multi-effect processor board• FMX008M ... 8Mb Flash ROM bo
Chapter 13: AppendixPage 195The MIDI Implementation ChartsModel: MPC2000XL (sound generator section) Version: V1.0Function **** Transmitted Recognized
Chapter 13: AppendixPage 196Function **** Transmitted Recognized RemarksBasic Default 1 - 16 1 - 16Channel Changed 1 - 16 1 - 16Default 3 1Mode Messag
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Page 10Chapter 2: The BasicsThe BasicsChapter 2
Page 11Chapter 2: The BasicsHooking Up Your SystemThe following diagram shows how to hook up the MPC2000XL to a MIDI keyboard, two soundmodules and a
Page 12Chapter 2: The BasicsThe Terms Used in MPC2000XLHere are some definitions of terms used in the MPC2000XL that you should know:SequenceA sequenc
Page 13Chapter 2: The BasicsSoundEach individually sampled recording in the MPC2000XL is called a sound. A sound can be re-corded or loaded from a di
Page 14Chapter 2: The BasicsOperating the Front Panel and ScreenBefore you can use the MPC2000XL, you must learn how to use the cursor keys, data fiel
Page 15Chapter 2: The BasicsThere are also fields that select functions instead of entering numbers. Rotate the DATA wheel toselect these functions.
Page 16Chapter 2: The BasicsBasic FunctionsLoading and Playing ProgramsAll sounds and programs are stored on the memory held in RAM and the data is th
Page 17Chapter 2: The Basics6Press the RIGHT CURSOR key to open the file and then selectAMBIENCE_SET__1.PGM with the DATA wheel.7Press Close [F4]. AMB
Page 18Chapter 2: The BasicsPlaying the Drum Pads, the PAD BANK & FULL LEVEL KeysEach recorded sample is called a sound. To hear some of the drum
Page iWarningWARNING: WHEN USING ELECTRIC PRODUCTS, BASIC PRECAUTIONS SHOULDALWAYS BE FOLLOWED, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING:WARNINGThe MPC2000XL is design
Page 19Chapter 2: The BasicsSelecting ProgramsA program is an edited set with note numbers and sounds assigned to it. The MPC2000XL canhold up to 24 p
Page 20Chapter 2: The BasicsThe ASSIGN KeyTo assign a pad and parameter to the NOTE VARIATION slider, hold down SHIFT and pressAFTER (ASSIGN). The fo
Page 21Chapter 2: The Basics•Low range: and High range:These two fields control the range of the slider effect. The Low range: field determinesthe par
Page 22Chapter 2: The BasicsThe 16 LEVELS keyBy using the 16 LEVELS function, you can play a sound in 16 parameter levels of velocity, tone,attack, de
Page 23Chapter 3: Recording SequencesRecording SequencesChapter 3
Page 24Chapter 3: Recording SequencesHow Sequences are OrganizedA sequence is the most basic unit for creating on the MPC2000XL. The performance data
Page 25Chapter 3: Recording SequencesBar.Beat.TickThe sequencer of the MPC2000XL divides the quarter note into 96 parts. Each one of thesedivisions is
Page 26Chapter 3: Recording SequencesExamples of Sequence RecordingsThe MPC2000XL is a sequencer with an internal sampler. You can simply use it as a
Page 27Chapter 3: Recording Sequences6. Select the Loop: field with the CURSOR keys and rotate the DATA wheel to the left to selectOFF.7. Select the C
Page 28Chapter 3: Recording Sequences14. Hold down REC and press PLAY START if you want to record over the previous recording.15. To overdub on top of
Page iiWarningWARNINGTHIS APPARATUS MUST BE EARTHEDIMPORTANTThis equipment is fitted with an approved non-rewireable UK mains plug.To change the fuse
Page 29Chapter 3: Recording Sequences7. While the Loop: field is selected, press OPEN WINDOW to open the Loop window.8. Select the First bar: field wi
Page 30Chapter 3: Recording SequencesExample 3: Recording with External MIDI EquipmentThis is an example of recording using the internal sequencer and
Page 31Chapter 3: Recording Sequences7. When the set number of bars is exceeded, bars will automatically be added. To stop therecording, press STOP.
Page 32Chapter 3: Recording SequencesThe MAIN SCREENAfter the power is turned on, the LCD screen shows the following contents:This is called the Main
Page 33Chapter 3: Recording SequencesName windowTap a drum pad or rotate the DATA wheel at the name field to display the Name window. The Name window
Page 34Chapter 3: Recording SequencesNext sequence functionWhen the cursor is in the Sq: field while a sequence is playing, you can select the sequenc
Page 35Chapter 3: Recording SequencesNext sq: fieldThe sequence that will be played next is displayed.SUDDEN [F4] keyThe currently playing sequence w
Page 36Chapter 3: Recording SequencesSecond sequence featureThis allows you to play back two sequences at the same time: the sequence already selected
Page 37Chapter 3: Recording SequencesSetting the TempoTo set the tempo of the sequence...
Page 38Chapter 3: Recording SequencesEntering and Modifying a Tempo ChangeTo open the Tempo Change window, select the tempo field in the Main Screen a
Page iiiWarningVENTILATIONDo not prevent the unit's ventilation, especially by placing the unit on the soft carpet, in a narrow space,or by placi
Page 39Chapter 3: Recording SequencesSelecting a Tempo SourceThis allows the performance of each sequence to a set tempo or the master tempo set by MP
Page 40Chapter 3: Recording SequencesSetting the Time Correct (Quantization)When data is recorded to a sequence in real-time, the note event is time c
Page 41Chapter 3: Recording Sequences•amount:This sets the amount of the shift timing. The maximum value varies depending on the NoteValue settings.
Page 42Chapter 3: Recording SequencesSetting the Number of BarsTo set the number of bars for each sequence...
Page 43Chapter 3: Recording SequencesThe following is a description of each field.•After bar:Specifies where to insert a bar. The new blank bar is in
Page 44Chapter 3: Recording SequencesLooping a SequenceDuring playback, the designated region of the sequence will be played back repeatedly until STO
Page 45Chapter 3: Recording SequencesSetting the Recording Count In / MetronomeThis is for set-up of the count in and metronome...
Page 46Chapter 3: Recording SequencesSetting the metronome sound, volume and outputWhen the “Count/Metronome” window is displayed (see previous sectio
Page 47Chapter 3: Recording SequencesSelecting a Track...
Page 48Chapter 3: Recording SequencesDeleting a TrackFrom the Main Screen, select the Tr: field and press OPEN WINDOW.To open the Delete Track window,
Page ivWarrantyWARRANTYAKAI Electric Co. Ltd. warrants its products, when purchased from an authorized “AKAI profes-sional” dealer, to be free from de
Page 49Chapter 3: Recording SequencesTurning the Track ON or OFFPress the TrMUTE [F3] key to turn the track on (YES) or off (NO) (the present conditio
Page 50Chapter 3: Recording SequencesDeleting All the Tracks that You Have Turned OffTo delete all of the tracks that have been turned off, move the c
Page 51Chapter 3: Recording SequencesSettings for MIDI ReceptionFrom the Main Screen, select the track type field (MIDI or Drum 1-4) and press the OPE
Page 52Chapter 3: Recording SequencesMIDI Filter FunctionThis sets the MPC2000XL to receive or not receive MIDI events.•MIDI filter:This is the on or
Page 53Chapter 3: Recording SequencesSettings for MIDI outputTo display the MIDI output window, from the Main Screen, select the field shown below.The
Page 54Chapter 3: Recording SequencesTo start recording, close the window and then hold REC and press PLAY.Multiple Track RecordingWith this mode, mul
Page 55Chapter 3: Recording SequencesEditing the VelocityThis adjusts the velocity of the data that is recorded on the selected track when the sequenc
Page 56Chapter 3: Recording SequencesSetting the Program Change TransferYou can send program changes on each track in addition to sending program chan
Page 57Chapter 3: Recording Sequences•Display style:Select BAR,BEAT,CLOCK to display bar, beat, and clock. SelectHOUR,MINUTE,SEC to display the hours
Page 58Chapter 3: Recording SequencesThe Play/Record Keys and the Locate KeysThese ten keys operate similarly to the transport keys on a tape recorder
Page vContentsTable of ContentsChapter 1: Introduction ...
Page 59Chapter 3: Recording SequencesStoring a locate point from the stop modeSelect a location point in the Now: field of the Main Screen and press t
Page 60Chapter 3: Recording SequencesAUTO PUNCH IN / OUTAuto Punch allows you to Overdub or Record automatically between 2 preset points. This can bev
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 61Editing SequencesChapter 4
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 62OverviewThere are three ways to edit a sequence. The first is to erase unnecessary note data using theERASE key.
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 63ALL EXCEPT This erases all events except those selected. When ALL EX-CEPT is selected, the field on the right enab
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 64Step EditingThe Step Edit screen allows you to finely edit MIDI data on a track or enter data one at a time fromthe
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 65AS PLAYED The metronome will play from the moment the drum pad or MIDI key-board is pressed until it is released.TC
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 66Selecting and Editing Multiple EventsMultiple MIDI events on the display can be selected together by holding SHIFT
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 67Copying an EventTo temporarily save the data on the clip board, select an event and execute Copy.To execute Copy, p
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 68Inserting an EventTo insert an event, specify the point of insertion in the Now: field and press INSERT[F4]...
Page viContentsSetting the Tempo ... 37Tempo Change Window...
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 69The Editing ScreenThe editing screen allows you to copy an entire event within a sequence. It is also possible tor
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 70Editing the Duration of a NoteWhen DURATION is selected in the Edit: field the following screen is displayed.◆ Left
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 71Transposing a NoteWhen TRANSPOSE is selected in the Edit: field the following screen is displayed.◆ Left Window•Tim
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 72Copying by BarYou can group the data on all of the tracks in a sequence and copy them by bar measures.Press EDIT [F
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 73Rearranging the tracksThis allows you to rearrange/move tracks within a sequence.From the the Main Screen, press ED
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 74...
Chapter 4: Editing SequencesPage 75To transpose and change the data, press FIX [F6]...
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 76Song ModeChapter 5
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 77OverviewThere are two main ways to create music data on the MPC2000XL. One way is to create a longsequence as a whole piec
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 78Song ModeHold down SHIFT and press SONG (1 on the numeric keypad). The Song Mode screen will ap-pear:...
Page viiContentsSequence Preferences... 74Transposing a Track ...
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 79Select the next sequence (assigned to Step 2), with the DATA wheel...
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 80Selecting a Song...
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 81Copying a SongFrom the song screen, select the Song: field and press the OPEN WINDOW key.To open the Copy Song window, pres
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 82Setting the TempoThis sets the tempo of the song...
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 83Setting the LoopThis allows you to repeatedly play a loop of a specified number of steps of the song until STOP ispressed..
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 84Selecting a Step and Changing the SequenceSelect the step number in the Step field with the CURSOR keys. If there are a lo
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 85Deleting a StepSelect the step number or sequence that you want to delete with the CURSOR keys and pressDELETE[F5].When the
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 86Moving to a Specific Point in the SongSelect the Now: field with the CURSOR keys and set the point in the song that you wan
Chapter 5: Song ModePage 87Converting a Song to a SequenceThe song mode function is convenient when assembling a song. When editing detailed data with
Creating and EditingSoundsChapter 6