Roland JD-XA manual

Roland JD-XA
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PDF user manual
 · 22 pages
English
user manualRoland JD-XA

Owner’s Manual

(this document)
Read this rst. It explains the basic things you need to know in order to use the JD-XA.

PDF Manual

(download from the Web)
5
Parameter Guide
(English)
This explains all parameters of the JD-XA.
5
MIDI Implementation
(English)
This is detailed information about MIDI messages.

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Before using this unit, carefully read “USING THE UNIT SAFELY” and “IMPORTANT NOTES” (leaet “USING THE UNIT SAFELY and Owners Manual (p. 18)). After reading, keep the document(s) including
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Contents

Panel Descriptions

.................................... 2
Top Panel
........................................... 2
Rear Panel
........................................... 3

Introduction

.......................................... 4
Turning On/O the Power
............................... 4
Selecting a Sound (Program)
............................. 4
Selecting a Part
....................................... 4

Editing a Sound (Program)

............................. 5
Editing an Analog Part
................................. 5
Editing a Digital Part
................................... 6
Editing the Eects
..................................... 6
Initializing a Sound (Init)
................................ 7
Copying a Sound or Pattern (Copy)
........................ 7
Saving a Program (Write)
............................... 7
Using Favorite Sounds (Programs) (Favorite)
................. 7

Recording (Pattern Sequencer)

......................... 8
Realtime Recording (Real Time REC)
....................... 8
Step Recording (Step REC)
.............................. 8
Step Recording 2 (Step REC 2)
............................ 8
Playing Patterns
...................................... 9
Erasing an Entire Pattern (Pattern Erase)
.................... 9
Pattern Utility
........................................ 9
Saving a Pattern (Write)
................................. 9

Playing an Arpeggio

................................... 9
Selecting an Arpeggio Template
.......................... 9
Editing an Arpeggio Pattern
............................. 9
Saving an Arpeggio (Write)
.............................. 9

Using the Microphone

................................. 10
Adjusting the Input Level
............................... 10
Using the Vocoder
..................................... 10
Using a Microphone to Apply Modulation
.................. 10
Outputting the Mic’s Vocal Input
.......................... 10

Controlling Your Performance

.......................... 10
Changing the Pitch/Applying Vibrato
(Pitch Bend/Modulation Lever)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Using an Assigned Function to Modify the Sound (WHEEL 1/2)
.. 10
Using External Pedals (HOLD/CTRL 1/CTRL 2)
................ 10

Connecting External Devices

........................... 11
Using the JD-XA as a MIDI Controller
...................... 11
Connecting an Analog Synthesizer via the CV/GATE Output
..... 11
Connecting a Computer via USB
.......................... 11

Overall Settings for the JD-XA

.......................... 12
Accessing the Menu Screens
............................. 12
Making System Settings (SYSTEM)
........................ 12
Saving the System Settings
.............................. 14
Convenient Functions (UTILITY)
.......................... 14
Formatting a USB Flash Drive (USB MEM FORMAT)
............ 14
Restoring Backup Data from a USB Flash Drive
............... 15
Returning to the Factory Settings (FACTORY RESET)
........... 15
Making the Power Automatically Turn O After a Time (Auto O)
15
Customizing the Knob and Slider Illumination (LED CUSTOMIZE)
. 15

List of Shortcut Keys

................................... 16

Error Messages

........................................ 17

Main Specications

.................................... 17

USING THE UNIT SAFELY

............................... 18

IMPORTANT NOTES

.................................... 18
Placing the JD-XA on a Stand
............................ 18

Owner’s Manual

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General
Roland
JD-XA | 0761294506226
Midi-keyboard
761294506226, 0761294506226
English
Manual (PDF)
Keyboard
MIDI-keyboard number of keys49 keys
Control typeButtons, Lever, Rotary
Backlight colourRed
Backlight buttons
Technical details
Music memory capacity (songs)256
Sound effectsEqualization, Filtering, Reverberation
Product colourBlack
Display
Built-in display
Display typeLCD
Display digits16 digits
Ports & interfaces
USB version2.0
Foot pedal input
DC-in jack
InterfaceUSB
MIDI out
MIDI in
Other features
USB ports quantity2
Power
Power source typeDC
Packaging content
Cables includedAC
Weight & dimensions
Width899 mm
Depth388 mm
Height111 mm
Weight6500 g
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