New Functions in MOTIF6/MOTIF7/MOTIF8 Version 1.7
amaha has updated the ﬁrmw are of the MOTIF6/MOTIF7/MOTIF8 as V ersion 1.7. This version pr ovides the additional functions
Zone Switch setting in the Master mode
’ s Manual on page 270
In the previous v
ersion of the MOTIF , the Zone Switch setting (page 270) in the Master mode (page 268) was available only when the
Mode is set to “V
oice” or “P erformance .” V ersion 1.7 lets you set the Zone Switch parameter also when the Mode is set to “Song” or
attern.” This means that you can use the MOTIF as a master keyboar d for controlling up to four zones in the Song and Pattern modes
as well (ev
en when the tone generator block is set to Multi Timbral mode). This allows you to create po werful and versatile li ve
performance setups by connecting another MOTIF or an external tone generator
Loading speciﬁc Performances from the Memory Card or a SCSI device connected to the MOTIF
’ s Manual on page 263
In the previous v
ersion, you could only load and save all 128 MOTIF P erformances as a group. In the new version, the MOTIF let s you
load a speciﬁc P
erformance from a ﬁle (which has been saved as “ All” to internal memory).
Optional menu addition when converting from a Pattern Chain to a Song
’ s Manual on page 221
On the “Convert to Song” display in the P
attern Chain Edit mode , an optional menu item has been added, letting you determine wh ether
am Change messages are copied or not.
When the Meas is set to “001” or the destination song has no data:
When the box is not check mark
ed: ... The P attern Mixing data at the earliest timing on the CHANGE displa y is copied or
erwritten to the destination song and the progr am change of the pattern is entered
to the top measure (speciﬁed at “Meas”) of the destination song.
When the box is check mark
ed: .......... The P attern Mixing data at the earliest timing on the CHANGE display is copied or
erwritten to the destination song and the progr am change of the pattern is not
copied to the destination song.
When the destination song has data and the Meas is set to a value other than “00
attern Mixing and the pr ogram change ar e not copied from the P attern Chain to the destination song regardless of the
without PC” setting.
The ZoneSwitch setting is now available when Mode is set to “Song” or
“Pattern,” in addition to “V
oice” and “perfor mance.”
mance" becomes available as the ﬁle type to be loaded.
This type lets you load a speciﬁc Perfor
mance to the internal memory of the MOTIF .
If the Perfor mance you are loading has been assigned
a user voice, the resulting sound may not be as
expected. If this occurs, make sure that the
appropriate user voice is also loaded.