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5 months 1 week ago
Ruthie
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G-70 Keyboard #575
Thanks again for the info. The bid was until 10:46 P.M. and my $78 bid stayed there 'till about 30 min before ending then at around 5 seconds before cut off it started up and I had a $105 bid but couldn't get it registered before another $105 got in and one that hadn't even bid before got it at $107.50. Well.........good experience for me and IF another one comes about my tactics will be a lot different. :evil: LOL Anyway, talked to a music company here and he said the Korg EC5 was a midi now so will look into the other one.

Boy, this is a tough one!!

Ruthie

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5 months 5 days ago
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G-70 Keyboard #581
Sorry Ruthie,

The Korg EC5 is like the Roland FC-7 also NOT Midi, but just "analog" switches....
You need to (let) make a cable specific for Roland Arrangers.

Roland E-80 V2.03 + SRX-06 + SR-G01, FC-7, PK-5, SC-8820 and EMU Xboard61.

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5 months 5 days ago
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G-70 Keyboard #586
You are beginning to see the lack of accurate information bandied about by musical companies (who basically are only interested in selling you something you don't need!), Ruthie.

Especially with arrangers, basically assume that you already know more than they do... It's probably true!

BK-9 BK-7m G70. Kurzweil K2500S, Korg Triton. Samick upright piano. iMac 27", HR824 monitors.

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5 months 2 days ago
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Thank u both!! Thought it sounded a little fishy! LOL Anyway, one more question: If I do get the Korg EC5, I noticed on my footswitch pedal when I had it on variation, let's say No. 2, and hit the pedal to go to the 3rd variation, the One Touch didn't move. In other words, most of what I play I use the variations with the one touch so I get 4 different tones in the song I am recording. So, if I understand it correctly, even the FC-7 works the variations only and not in conjunction with the One Touch. So, the EC-5 would come in handy if I didn't use the One Touch, right?

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5 months 2 days ago
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One Touch (which changes the Variation if set to that) is not an option for the FC-7 inputs. Only hitting the One Touch buttons changes the Variation as well (if you simply hit the Variation buttons even on the panel, it doesn't change the One Touch).

However, there's a sort of workaround using the FC-7 inputs. Set up four Performances (UPG's) next to each other in the Performance List (UPS) derived from the OTS settings. Now set two FC-7 switches to do Perf Up/Down. You can now switch seamlessly through the UPG's as if you were hitting the OTS buttons...

In fact, it's a bit better than the four switch system, as it only uses two up (if all you have is five, you quickly run out of options for the other button, as FC-7 assignments are global, not per UPG). You can step through them VERY quickly if you need to go to more than the adjacent Variation. But yes, it does take setting up in advance.

BK-9 BK-7m G70. Kurzweil K2500S, Korg Triton. Samick upright piano. iMac 27", HR824 monitors.

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