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#2423798 - 05/23/15 09:53 AM Question about rd700nx CONTROL light
ZeroZero Offline
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Registered: 07/31/07
Posts: 250
Loc: UK
I am trying to delve deeper into this machine but I find the manual is not clear enough for a musician (rather than techy).

Does anyone understand the CONTROL light please?

This light is situated above the layer level light to the left of the main VDU.

What does this control and how do you edit it?

When this light is lit the four faders no longer control the levels of the four loaded "Tones". I think the faders get assigned some other way, but since this is a light, not a button, I can seem to find a way to dig in and edit.

The manual has not enlighted me here. Page 73 states:

"Here you can assign the function that the LAYER LEVEL sliders will
perform when the CONTROL indicator is lit."

It then lists parameters (CC's fxs etc) which you can tweak.

but unfortunately it does not say where "Here" is.

I am also not clear as to what the fx's are applied to? Is it to everything, one particular tone, or something else perhaps.



Edited by ZeroZero (05/23/15 09:57 AM)

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#2423834 - 05/23/15 11:25 AM Re: Question about rd700nx CONTROL light [Re: ZeroZero]
siros Offline
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By default the sliders control volume of the layers, one for each.
If the control light is on, you can use them to control something else. Page 73 lists the parameters you can assign them to.
For example, you can set a slider to control MFX1 amount of its corresponding layer.

#2423847 - 05/23/15 12:10 PM Re: Question about rd700nx CONTROL light [Re: ZeroZero]
ZeroZero Offline
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Yes but how?

#2423902 - 05/23/15 03:30 PM Re: Question about rd700nx CONTROL light [Re: ZeroZero]
torhu Offline
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Press MENU and you will find it. Or use the shortcut, SHIFT+CONTROL (works for other controls too, but is not mentioned in the manual).
Roland RD-700NX // Galaxy Vintage D

#2424616 - 52 minutes 48 seconds ago Re: Question about rd700nx CONTROL light [Re: ZeroZero]
ZeroZero Offline
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Registered: 07/31/07
Posts: 250
Loc: UK
Thank you for your input. I have finally realised that the button below the Control light AND shift pressed together brings me to a screen "Slider Assign" where I can nominate a CC or or a MFX, which I then set up in the second screen of another screen called tone edit.

I was thinking that the button below the Control Light ONLY switches between Layer/Level and COntrol. But with shift it perfoms another function and brings uop the screen called Slider assign. Its not clear at all and not in the manual.

thanks for the help


Edited by ZeroZero (48 minutes 41 seconds ago)


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