Electronic instrument tips & tutorials

  • Be Right On The Button Every Time
    Tip

    Be Right On The Button Every Time

    10/27/13 in Casio CTK-601

     If, before you start to play a musical piece, you press the Rhythm selection key and choose one of the 99 Rhythms on your CTK-601 to enhance your keyboard fingerwork with Auto-Accompaniment, make it a habit always

  • Fun toy, but get the manual.
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    Fun toy, but get the manual.

    01/10/13 in Roland PMA-5

    Get the PDF full manual from Roland. You can view the video manual on

  • How to make a beat on the Alesis HR-16
    Tutorial

    How to make a beat on the Alesis HR-16

    01/09/12 in Alesis HR-16

    I will tell you how to make a beat on the Alesis Hr-16... Turn on the machine Plug the machine into a music amp of some sort Go to "Pattern 1" (Go to this t…

  • Basic Synthesizer Parameters
    Tutorial

    Basic Synthesizer Parameters

    12/09/09 in Synthesizers/Racks/Modules

    IntroductionSynthesizers can be tricky for new users to understand as there are generally a lot of parameters to understand.  I'm hoping that this tutorial will help new users and those who want to get involved with synths…

  • Fix for display defect Roland Groovebox MC505
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    Fix for display defect Roland Groovebox MC505

    07/06/08 in Roland MC-505

    The MC-505 LCD problem occurs beacause the white flatcable is glued inproper against its connection points on the back of the LCD.  You can fix this by heating the cable at its point where it connects to the LCD.To get to the connectionp…