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A problem has recently been discovered with KS OS 2.1.02 with the external input. This will not be activated until the KS has been put into program mode. Simply switching the KS to program mode will...
The latest OS version for the KS4, KS5 and KS rack is 2.1.02. To check to see which version of OS is installed in a KS, power the KS up while holding down the number 5 button. The screen will show KS...
The MIDI thru port on any piece of MIDI equipment will output a copy of the signal being fed to the MIDI in port. So with nothing connected to the MIDI in port, you will not get any output from the...
This is in three parts. Firstly the factory OS needs to be reloaded and then the sound banks will have to be reloaded. Finally the global data will need to be reloaded. This will need to be with MIDI...
The KS is showing Packet Error on the screen to indicate that it has received a packet error during the data transmission. If this happens, the OS will not be uploaded into the KS flash memory...
The sysex information can be found at the end of the KS4/KS5 user guide, available to download from here.
Check the Clock Source (fourth page of the global menu). If this is set to "ext" for external, ensure that the KS is receiving midi clock. Check that the arp on LED is lit. Some sequencers only...
The local control has been turned off and the KS is not being used in a complete MIDI-loop. Check the third page in the global menu. This must read Local Control ON for the KS to respond to its own...
If the vocoder is being used with a microphone double check that the input sensitivity has been switched from "LIN" (Line Level, the factory default) to "MIC". This is the correct sensitivity for a...
In the "env's" menu on the KS Synths, you can set the audio input to trigger the envelopes using the 'ENV Aud Trig' option. If you then increase the level of the external input in the mixer section...