Yamaha E433: How do I play the samples from the Patterns?


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I loved the samples that get autoplayed when I choose the Industrial Rock pattern. How do I figure out what samples those are so I can manually choose them & manually play them? Is there a way to do it without manually trying every sample until I find the right ones? Thanks!
 
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I am not certain what you mean by "sample", but I assume you mean the various keyboard "tones" that are sounded when a pattern plays. There is no way to determine which specific tones those are directly from the keyboard, itself, since it has only a simple song recorder rather than an actual sequencer that would allow track inspection and editing. So, you would need to record a brief "song" using the desired pattern (See Page 29 of the Owners Manual.), save it to a USB flash drive as a Standard MIDI File (SMF) (See Page 52.), and port that to a PC based DAW or sequencer software so that you can inspect the various tracks to see what MSB/LSB bank and program-change codes are being sent to select the various tones and then compare those to the E-433 Tone List to determine the exact tones - obviously not an easy process.
 
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Thanks so much for the very detailed reply! Can you recommend any inexpensive PC or Mac software that would do the job?
 
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For what you are trying to do, I would recommend Anvil Studio. For a freeware download, it has the most detailed and informative MIDI Event List Viewer I have ever seen in a software sequencer. You can download it from:

http://anvilstudio.com/

I am usually reluctant to recommend products and/or processes unless I have some assurance that there is a chance for them to work as I assumed, so I took a stab at Section A of the PSR-E433's IndustRk pattern using Anvil Studio. Here is how it breaks out, so you can see if this is what you are after:

Track 1: Voice #222 - Bass Drum Kit - - - E-433 Data List Page 13
Note #26 (D0) - BD FX Gate
Note #44 (G#1) - BD Analog Deep

Track 2: Voice #214 - T9 (TR-909) Drum Kit - - - E-433 Data List Page 11
Note #33 (A0) - Snare Distortion
Note #34 (A#0) - Kick TekPower

Track 3: Voice #223 - Reverse Bass Drum Kit - - - E-433 Data List Page 13
Note #51 (D#2) - Reverse BD Synth 2

Track 4: Voice #183 - RS Noise Pad - - - E-433 Data List Page 4
Note #48 (C2)

Track 5: Voice #159 - RS Tech Saw - - - E-433 Data List Page 4
Notes - Various

Track 6: Voice #632 - Goblins (with FX) - - - E-433 Data List Page 8
Note #60 (C3) - Transposed -1 octave to C2
 
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