The SR18 includes high-fidelity drum, percussion and bass sounds, and is easy to operate. You can easily switch among the different instrument layers in real-time. The SR18 excels at live performance—something usually not associated with drum machines. The key to using these advanced features is to understand the different types of available Patterns.
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The SR18 includes high-fidelity drum, percussion and bass sounds, and is easy to operate. You can easily switch among the different instrument layers in real-time. The SR18 excels at live performance—something usually not associated with drum machines.
The key to using these advanced features is to understand the different types of available Patterns. Each of the 12 large pads triggers a voice. For mono sound, you can connect only one output. The pads can address 3 different types of sounds: drums, percussion and bass. It will blink when you are required to confirm or cancel an action. You can select each of the two sub-patterns by pressing its corresponding button. Alternatively, the unit may be powered with 6 AA batteries inserted in the bottom compartment.
The amp and SR18 volume control on back should be all the way down counter-clockwise. These sounds are available in three different Play Modes or Banks.
DRUM — The newly- selected Pattern will play back as soon as the current Pattern plays through its entire length. Page 18 Changing Pattern Tempo The tempo range extends from 30 to beats per minute. Tempo can be changed while the SR18 is stopped or running.
There are two ways to set tempo. Page 19 Fills cannot start on the downbeat since a Fill, by definition, starts at some point into the Main Pattern. However, anything you record on the Fill downbeat will play on the first downbeat following the Fill i. To Mute Parts: Play a Pattern. That particular instrument sound will be muted. If you need to change the length, it is best though not essential to do so before recording.
Press a pad and the Pattern associated with the pad will begin playing. A Drum Set is a collection of settings that affect the Drums, Percussion and Bass sounds within the set as well as the mix parameters and effects setup. Adjusting this level will affect all the sounds in the selected layer. Please note that the Panning setting will affect all Bass sounds similarly.
This allows you to make a particular drum sound darker, with more pronounced bass. The higher the value the more high frequencies will be allowed to pass through.
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