Roland MKS 7
# mono bass part (with 20 preset sounds)
# 4 note poly chords part (with 100 preset sounds)
# 2 note poly melody part (sounds as per chords part, except without noise source)
Whole Mode : The MKS-7 has a "Whole Mode". The Melody and Chord sections are combined and act as a six voice J106 synthesizer.
Midi Allocation MKS7 Whole Mode
By default the MIDI allocation is as follows:
Melody CH 1
Chord CH 3
Bass CH 2
Rhythm CH 10
Rhythm section note assignments:
51 Ride Cymbal
50 Hi Tom
49 Crash Cymbal
48 Hi Tom
47 Mid Tom
46 Open Hi Hat
45 Mid Tom
44 Closed Hi Hat
43 Low Tom
42 Closed Hi Hat
41 Low Tom
40 Snare Drum
39 Hand Clap
38 Snare Drum
37 Rim Shot
36 Bass Drum
35 Bass Drum
In order to use MKS7 as a Juno106 in Whole Mode:
you need to do this everytime you turn on the synth…
The MKS-7 has a "Whole Mode". The Melody and Chord sections are combined and act as a six voice synthesizer. In this mode there is no sound from the Melody Section. To turn on the Whole Mode, use the following procedure:
1. Press the MIDI CH button so the RHYTHM, BASS, CHORD and MELODY buttons are flashing.
2. While holding the CHORD button, press the MELODY button.
NOTE: The CHORD and MELODY indicators under the LED display should now both be lit.
3. Press the MIDI CH button to exit.