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11) Setting Charts ^

Synthe Bass | Hammond Organ | Parallel Thirds and Fifths | Voice | Pitch Bend | Steam Locomotive |
UFO | Horn/Brass | Violin | S/H Sound | Guitar Synthesizer 1 | Guitar Synthesizer 2 |

[ See also the MS-20 Setting Examples manual]

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Synthe Bass  ^

The sound of a bass. Use the control wheel for fine pitch bends.

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Hammond Organ  ^

It is important to set the VCO-2 Scale to 4' and the Pitch to +5. Don't set the EG-2 Sustain level too high.

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Parallel Thirds and Fifths  ^

Practise so you can easily adjust the pitch of VCO-2 to a third or a fifth above VCO-1.

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Voice  ^

Try moving the control wheel to create vowel sounds.

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Pitch Bend  ^

The control wheel changes the pitch of the note played. With the chart shown, both pitch and tone color changes when the control wheel is moved.

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Steam Locomotive  ^

Note the Decay and Release settings in the EG section. Use the MG Frequency knob to adjust the speed of the locomotive.

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UFO  ^

Starting with the MG Frequency knob at 0, as you turn up the knob, the UFO will sound like it is taking off.

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Horn/Brass  ^

If you just use VCO-1 you will get a horn sound. Mixing it with VCO-2 will give you a horn and trumpet ensemble.

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Violin  ^

Using VCO-1 alone will give you a solo violin. Raise the VCO-2 volume to get a 2 violin ensemble.

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S/H Sound  ^

This gives you a random pitch sound effect. Use the VCO section EG-1/EXT knob to adjust the amount of pitch variation.

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Guitar Synthesizer 1  ^

Here everything is determined by the ESP section. Create any sound you want.

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Guitar Synthesizer 2  ^

The VCF High-Pass Filter (VCHPF) is controlled by the S/H (Sample and Hold) circuit with pink noise as the input waveform.

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