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Ejecting a Floppy Disk Piloting an expander or other keyboard with WK The Disk Drive is oreintal device that permits the transfer of useful data to and from Disks, allowing you to build a library of Songs, Styles, Performances and Samples. The disk drive can read and write onto WK2 format 3.

The battery is recharged while the instrument is turned on not just plugged in! When orisntal instrument is turned off, data is conserved in memory for appriximately 30 days.

Front Panel WK2 1.

Push button to turn the instrument on and off. Numeric selection keypad to select the Styles When Mute LED off the respective keyboard sections. Holding the button Insert one end of the power chord into the rear-panel mains socket, and the other end into a suitable wall outlet. Select Performances and play keyboard sounds 1. Select Styles and play with automatic accompaniments A Style will already be selected but you can select another Style in the following vem PLAY function on the right of the display turns on.

The corresponding display indicator turns on wi2 show that the current Performance is processed by the relative effect. If you are playing a difficult tune that requires the use of several black keys, or a tune that is too high or too low for a singer or another instrument, you can transpose WK2 to play the tune in an easier key. Demo How to listen to the Demo Styles At any moment you can listen to the automatic playback of your WK2 to get an idea of what the instrument is capable of doing.

Press the DEMO button. Select one of the first 8 buttons under the display F1…F8. To gain access to the functions, as well as following the instructions outlined below, it is also possible to follow a shorter and more direct route: This method allows rapid interventions and shortens your editing times. Up to 7 Song Styles can reside in the WK2 memory recorded or loaded from disk. Styles, the configuration of tracks does not influence either playing mode track 9 is used by the Padsbut if you are programming WK2 for use as a multi-timbral slave device, all 16 tracks are taken into consideration.

By using the — Detailed information regarding MIDI applications are found in the dedicated chapter further ahead. Set the Upper 1 track for Local Off operation in The Display The WK2 has a large, coloured three colours backlit liquid crystal display of the multifunction type which simplifies all your operations.

This user interface is divided into 6 zones: Data Entry Numeric value insertion, function and parameter selection is carried out as follows. After selecting a function with the corresponding arrowhead, it is possible to: To recap, the possible situations are as follows: Sound 8 and 9 layered across the entire keyboard; The WK2 Drumkits are in Banks 2, 3 and 4 You can choose between 17 Drumkits; the relative drum maps appear in the Appendix.


How to program the Performances The WK2 contains 63 user-programmable Performances which you can modify to suit your needs. Performance programming tasks are a simple matter and they offer the possibility of recall- ing preferred Sound combinations, Styles and panel settings.

When a track is shown flashing and the assigned Sound appears in the 8 digit display zone, you can modify the volume level by rotating the DIAL. Performances to disk before using restore. If you modify the first Performance of the 63 available, every time you turn on the WK2, it will power up to the programmed setting.

GEM WK 2 Oriental

Change the Performance name using the keys of the keyboard. The automatic arrangements are provided by the WK2 Styles. If you want to change the Sound assigned to one or more tracks, first check that the PERF menu function is not selected and that the S. PLAY function is off, then press the corresponding function button F1 … F9 to enable the track flashing. While the track is flashing, you can change sound by specifying the corresponding number on the right hand selection keypad.

If you rotate the Dial, the Tempo will change. The Style controls The next few paragraphs explain buttons dedicated to the control of the Styles. Before starting the accompaniment, you can decide choose the starting Variation for the current Style.

GEM WK2 Owner’s Manual

During Style play, you can switch from one variation to another by pressing the desired button. The Arranger section This section contains buttons which enables the more important functions tied to Style playing. If this button w,2 off, only the Drum track will play after the start. Use the DIAL with care: Arrange Mode The WK2 has 4 different Chord recognition modes which trigger the automatic accompani- ment in various different ways: When active, the corresponding icon turns on in the display.

Vocal Processor functions and do not play sounds as described in the Programmable Pads section of the manual. WK2 is able to read data stored on disks in one of the following formats: The floppy disk may contain the following file types: Floppy disk or Hard disk. The RAM should be seen as a work area which can constantly be updated and not as a data storage media. WK2 data can be saved using one of the following methods: Delete The Delete function allows the kriental of a single file from a floppy disk or Hard Disk partition.

Insert a the floppy disk that contains the file to erase into the drive. Disk Formatting procedures To be able to read and write data to disks, they must be of a format that WK2 can recognise before being used.


If you try to use a disk of an incompatible format, the drive prompts an appropriate message inviting you to retry with another disk.

Utility The Utility page contains useful file handling functions both for Floppy disk as well as Hard disk. To copy a file from a partition to a floppy disk, proceed as follows: Be sure of the status of the Hard Disk protection option when you are working with the Hard disk.

Avoid forcing a disk into the drive and hold the disk straight while inserting it. Do not use the disk drive for about 5 minutes. You can check this at a glance by looking at the status of the tracks in the display. In many other respects, Song Styles are similar to Song, except that they do not contain a Lyrics track. While you play, the WK2 records the panel situation and all the operations that you carry out. As an alternative, you can use the Fill or Ending as an intro. You can also use the Fade In to bring in the accompaniments with a gradual increase of volume.

The corresponding display indicator responds by turning on or off accordingly. Regulating the Send levels Each track of the current Performance can be independently adjusted for the amount of Reverb or Effect applied.


With MIDI it is possible to: Some instruments adopt the system If you prefer to use a computer software sequencer to record your Songs in order to exploit some of the advanced editing functions, proceed with the following general instructions. The relative SysEx strings for orientql parameters in question are as follows The Pads assign procedure 1.

This allows you to listen to the harmonised effect of the Vocal P. It is possible to inde- pendently disconnect each track from the internal sound engine. Technical Specifications WK2 Keyboard: Large multi-function coloured backlit LCD display.

Floppy W,2 formats 42 Format 1. Recognized chords – example in the key of C 1. C 7sus4 m7b5 4. C add9 madd9 5.

The ControlChange consists of three parts: These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Specifiche soggette a cambiamento senza preavviso. Page of Go. Page 18 – Select Styles and play with automatic ac Page 40 – Total cancellation of the user style CL Table of Contents Add to my manuals Add.

Table Of Contents Important preliminary notes Page 4 The Performance name