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  1. questionWhat is ADJUST THRESHOLD BACKWARDS / FORWARDS in the malletKAT?
    ADJUST THRESHOLD BACKWARDS / FORWARDS Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 83,84 Parameters = 01-48 The pads on the malletKAT have programmable sensitivity settings. The BACKWARD and FORWARD pads have their own sensitivity setting usually set higher because these are function keys not note keys. Th ...

  2. questionWhat is ADJUST THRESHOLD MARGIN BACKWARD FUNCTION PAD in the malletKAT?
    ADJUST THRESHOLD MARGIN BACKWARD FUNCTION PAD Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 83 The Function Pads F1, F2 (Backwards/Forwards) are set to a higher threshold level than the rest of the instrument. The default setting is 45. You can adjust the threshold here by using the INC/DEC pads.

  3. questionWhat is ADJUST THRESHOLD MARGIN FORWARD FUNCTION PAD in the malletKAT?
    ADJUST THRESHOLD MARGIN FORWARD FUNCTION PAD Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 84 The Function Pads F1, F2 (Backwards/Forwards) are set to a higher threshold level than the rest of the instrument. The default setting is 45. You can adjust the threshold here by using the INC/DEC pads.

  4. questionWhat is AFTERTOUCH DEPTH in the malletKAT?
    Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 22 Parameters = 00-64 Aftertouch is a MIDI controller effect created when pressure is applied to the pad. Since different mallets have various degrees of stiffness, you need to be able to adjust how much pressure is needed to produce the Aftertouch effect you wan ...

  5. questionWhat is AFTERTOUCH MASH COUNT in the malletKAT?
    AFTERTOUCH MASK COUNT Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 21 Parameters = 00-64 Performing Aftertouch with mallets can be a bit tricky because of the flexibility of the mallet shafts causing double triggers and somewhat “bouncy” readings. To give you the ability to tweak this, the Af ...

  6. questionWhat is AFTERTOUCH TYPE IS in the malletKAT?
    AFTERTOUCH TYPE IS Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 5 Parameters = Channel Pressure, Key Pressure There are two types of Aftertouch messages that may be selected. One type is Channel Pressure and will affect notes playing on the current channel. The other type is Polyphonic Key Pressure and this a ...

  7. questionWhat is ALTERNATE MODE in the malletKAT?
    ALTERNATE MODE =E three times (on MIDDLE OCTAVE) Alt. The Alt stands for Alternate Mode. In this mode, every time you hit the keyboard, the sound switches between CONTROLLER ONE and CONTROLLER TWO. You can access the ALT mode by stepping on the EDIT Footswitch , and while held down, tap the E ...

  8. questionWhat is AUTOGATE CONTROL OVERLAP in the malletKAT?
    AUTOGATE CONTROL OVERLAP Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 60 Parameters = .010-6.200 sec When AUTOGATE is enabled, the gate time is affected by how fast you play by the amount programmed on this screen. The Overlap setting on this screen is the amount of time the shortened note will play before be ...

  9. questionWhat is AUTOGATE in the malletKAT?
    AUTOGATE Control Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 59 Parameters = Disabled, Enabled When Enabled, the gate time is affected by how fast you play.  

  10. questionWhat is BANK MSB BANK LSB in the malletKAT?
    BANK MSB BANK LSB Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 3,4 Parameters = MSB 00-127, LSB 00-127 The MSB, LSB settings tell the sound module what BANK of sounds to call up. Refer to your sound module's instrument listings to find the right MSB, LSB combination for the Bank of sounds that you are looking ...

  11. questionWhat is BANK SELECT in the malletKAT?
    BANK SELECT Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 23 Parameters = Enable, Disable You can choose to disable BANK Change Commands in your malletKAT Pro. This will prevent any Bank Messages from being sent to your sound source.

  12. questionWhat is BEEPER in the malletKAT?
    BEEPER Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 11 Parameters = On/Off You can turn on or off the internal beeper that is heard whenever you are editing or changing Kits. Use the INCrement or DECrement pads to change this setting.

  13. questionWhat is Chain Mode in the malletKAT?
    If you see a number looking like C01-01, then you are in CHAIN MODE. CHAIN MODE allows you to increment your KITS in a non-contiguous fashion. You can store 16 Chains, each having the ability to arrange 16 KITS in each Chain. You can jump between these three modes (FACTORY?USER?CHAIN) by holdi ...

  14. questionWhat is CHORD MODE WINDOW in the malletKAT?
    CHORD MODE WINDOW Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 77 Parameters = 01-20 milliseconds This is a Sensitivity control function when using the MELODY CHORD MODE. The parameters in this screen control how close together a pair of notes must be to be considered a chord. The lower the number, the low ...

  15. questionWhat is DAMPEN CONTROL SCREENS in the malletKAT?
    DAMPEN CONTROL SCREENS Dampening Control Screens include Dampen Count, Dampen Scan Count, Dampen Ratio and Dampen Threshold. These parameters help the malletKAT to interpret acoustic dampening gestures. Because mallet players use different sticks and apply pressure to the mallet pad differently ...

  16. questionWhat is DAMPEN COUNT in the malletKAT
    DAMPEN COUNT Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 16 Parameters = 0-255  This setting is used to adjust the time between striking a pad and when the pad may be dampened when in DAMPEN MODE. Making this setting greater makes dampening more difficult, lowering it makes dampening easier. If the v ...

  17. questionWhat is DAMPEN MODE SCAN COUNT in the malletKAT?
    DAMPEN MODE SCAN COUNT Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 43 Parameters = 0-16 This setting is the amount of time the processor takes to scan the signal to decide if the gesture on the pad is a dampen stroke. The higher the number, the more accurate the dampening stroke will be. The higher the nu ...

  18. questionWhat is DAMPEN RATIO in the malletKAT?
    DAMPEN RATIO Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 45 Parameters = 0-255 This screen sets a ratio between the dampen signal and the normal signal. When you apply pressure to the pad, a rise is detected in the signal. Changing this parameter helps the malletKAT to evaluate the difference between a st ...

  19. questionWhat is DAMPEN THRESHOLD in the malletKAT?
    DAMPEN THRESHOLD Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 15 Parameters = 00-255 This setting is used to adjust the dampening characteristics of the malletKAT when played in DAMPEN Mode. The Dampen Threshold is a measure of how much pressure is required to get damping to occur. Raising this value decre ...

  20. questionWhat is DATA DUMP RECEIVE in the malletKAT?
    DATA DUMP RECEIVE Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 4 Parameters = Enabled, Disabled You make choose to Enable or Disable the receiving of Data Dumps back into your malletKAT Pro. The normal setting is Enable.

  21. questionWhat is DEAD STROKE COUNT in the malletKAT?
    DEAD STROKE COUNT DEAD STROKE is like Dampen, but instead of just shutting off  the note on, it also plays another note.  This mimics a Dead Stroke (vibe & marimba players) in that this motion initiates another sound.   Increasing the value adds a delay time before the Dead Strok ...

  22. questionWhat is DEBOUNCE COUNT in the malletKAT?
    DEBOUNCE COUNT Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 14 Parameters = 01-120 Debounce time is the time immediately after a hit has been recognized, where the malletKAT PRO ignores the signal from the pad as that signal settles down. Too short of a debounce time may result in notes double triggering o ...

  23. questionWhat is different about 7.5 B malletKAT
    Version 7.5 B is a hardware change as well as a software upgrade from version 7.1 7.5B uses the malletKAT's two MIDI outs in a different way.  The MAIN MIDI out (on the back of the malletKAT) is the same MIDI out that powers the INTERNAL Kurzweil Card.  The side MIDI jack is the EXTER ...

  24. questionWhat is DOUBLE MODE in the malletKAT?
    DOUBLE MODE =E (on MIDDLE OCTAVE) Doub. Double is one of the LAYER MODEs on the malletKAT. Layer Modes tell the malletKAT how to control its sound layers. These sound layers are called CONTROLLER ONE AND CONTROLLER TWO. Double Mode means that both CONTROLLER ONE AND TWO are active across the ...

  25. questionWhat is Dynamic Articulation in the malletKAT?
    Every Kit stores a set of minimum and maximum velocity ranges along with velocity curves to get the instrument dynamics tailored to personal taste. Dynamics can be used to change a sound at a particular velocity point. Besides setting any “gate” length of a sound, dynamics can also c ...

  26. questionWhat is EDIT CONTROLLER INTERFACE MODE in the malletKAT?
    EDIT CONTROLLER INTERFACE MODE Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 25 Parameters = Both, Internal and External, Neither, External MIDI only, Internal Only. This function turns on and off Controller 1 or 2. For malletKAT's with built in sounds, data can be sent to the internal sound only or external de ...

  27. questionWhat is FINE TUNING ROUTING in the malletKAT?
    FINE TUNING ROUTING Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 65 Parameters = Both Int & Ext, Neither, External MIDI only, Internal Only. This function routes a FINE TUNING command to the external sound source, or for the sound source built into the malletKAT PRO. Note that not all sound modules respond ...

  28. questionWhat is FOOT CONROLLER ONE CHANNEL in the malletKAT?
    FOOT CONROLLER ONE CHANNEL Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 13 Parameters = Same as CNTRL1, Same as CNTRL2, Both Controllers, 01-16 The MIDI channel for the effect of Foot Controller 1 can be assigned to the same channel as Controller one or two. It can also be assigned to Both the MIDI channels of ...

  29. questionWhat is FOOT CONROLLER TWO CHANNEL in the malletKAT?
    FOOT CONROLLER TWO CHANNEL Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 18 Parameters = Same as CNTRL1, Same as CNTRL2, Both Controllers, 01-16 The MIDI channel for the effect of Foot Controller Two can be assigned to the same channel as Controller one or two. It can also be assigned to Both the MIDI channels ...

  30. questionWhat is FOOT CONTROL ONE PERFORMS in the malletKAT?
    If you don't intend to use the Foot Control Inputs for Volume or other Expression Settings, you may choose to Globally reassign your Foot Control inputs to ADVANCE or BACKUP through your Setups. FOOT CONTROL ONE PERFORMS Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 19 FOOT CONTROL TWO PERFORMS Global Auxil ...

  31. questionWhat is FOOT CONTROLLED GATE in the malletKAT?
    The Gate Time of a sound can now be controlled by the position of the controller pedal. When the Gate Time is set to GATE FC1 or GATE FC2, the position of the pedal determines the length of the sound. The range of the gate time (minimum and maximum) is set by first calling up the gate time scree ...

  32. questionWhat is FOOT CONTROLLER ONE ASSIGNMENT in the malletKAT?
    FOOT CONTROLLER ONE ASSIGNMENT Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 9 Parameters = CC# 00-128 (including some individual Continuous Controller Names) Foot Controller One may be assigned to any CC#. Some commonly used functions have been named such as volume, modulation, pitch bend, chorus depth, pan, ...

  33. questionWhat is FOOT CONTROLLER ONE CURVE in the malletKAT?
    FOOT CONTROLLER ONE CURVE Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 12 Parameters = 00-11 The response curve for Foot Controller One may be selected from any of the Curves available in the malletKAT Pro. Curve 8 was made specially to be used as the curve for Foot Control.

  34. questionWhat is FOOT CONTROLLER ONE MAXIMUM EFFECT in the malletKAT?
    FOOT CONTROLLER ONE MAXIMUM EFFECT Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 11 Parameters = 00-127 The Maximum MIDI value that will be sent for the effect selected (CC#) for the Foot Controller. The value setting can be between 0 and 127. Adjust this so that the full depression of the Foot Controller's pe ...

  35. questionWhat is FOOT CONTROLLER ONE MINIMUM EFFECT in the malletKAT?
    FOOT CONTROLLER ONE MINIMUM EFFECT Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 10 Parameters = 00-127 The Minimum MIDI value that will be sent for the effect selected (CC#) for the Foot Controller. The value setting can be between 0 and 127. Adjust this so that the backward release of the Foot Controller's p ...

  36. questionWhat is FOOT CONTROLLER TWO ASSIGNMENT in the malletKAT?
    FOOT CONTROLLER TWO ASSIGNMENT Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 14 Parameters = CC# 00-128 (including some individual Continuous Controller Names) Foot Controller Two may be assigned to any CC#. Some commonly used functions have been named such as volume, modulation, pitch bend, chorus depth, pan, ...

  37. questionWhat is FOOT CONTROLLER TWO CURVE in the malletKAT?
    FOOT CONTROLLER TWO CURVE Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 17 Parameters = 00-11 The response curve for Foot Controller Two may be selected from any of the Curves available in the malletKAT Pro. Curve 8 was made specially to be used as the curve for Foot Control.

  38. questionWhat is FOOT CONTROLLER TWO MAXIMUM EFFECT in the malletKAT?
    FOOT CONTROLLER TWO MAXIMUM EFFECT Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 16 Parameters = 00-127 The Maximum MIDI value that will be sent for the effect selected (CC#) for the Foot Controller. The value setting can be between 0 and 127. Adjust this so that the full depression of the Foot Controller's pe ...

  39. questionWhat is FOOT CONTROLLER TWO MINIMUM EFFECT in the malletKAT?
    FOOT CONTROLLER TWO MINIMUM EFFECT Short Cut = # 15 Parameters = 00-127 The Minimum MIDI value that will be sent for the effect selected (CC#) for the Foot Controller. The value setting can be between 0 and 127. Adjust this so that the backward release of the Foot Controller's pedal will be a ...

  40. questionWhat is GLOBAL THRESHOLD ADJUST in the malletKAT?
    If you are playing your malletKAT in a high altitude area, you may need to raise the thresholds levels of the entire instrument because the sensors are sensitive to pressure above sea levels. If your malletKAT begins to false trigger (playing itself, rapid fire pitches), you simply need to raise ...

  41. questionWhat is HANG MODE in the malletKAT?
    HANG MODE =C (on MIDDLE OCTAVE) Hang Mode is one of the LAYER MODEs on the malletKAT. Layer Modes tell the malletKAT how to control its sound layers. These sound layers are called CONTROLLER ONE AND CONTROLLER TWO. Hang Mode is a default setting, because the main sound is generated by CONTROLLER ...

  42. questionWhat is INCOMING CHANNEL ( 1 to 16 ) ROUTE TO in the malletKAT?
    INCOMING CHANNEL ( 1 to 16 ) ROUTE TO Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 24-39 (channel 1=#24...channel 16=#39) Parameters = Both Int and Ext, Neither, External MIDI only, Internal Only When the malletKAT “sees” MIDI Channel information on the MIDI IN Port, that data can be routed to ...

  43. questionWhat is INCOMING PROGRAM CHANGE RECEIVE in the malletKAT?
    INCOMING PROGRAM CHANGE RECEIVE Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 6 Parameters = All Channels, OFF, 1-16 The malletKAT PRO maybe set to accept or ignore Program Changes at this screen using the INCREMENT / DECREMENT pads. You may set the malletKAT PRO to accept all Program Changes, ignore all Pr ...

  44. questionWhat is INCOMING SYSTEM MESSAGE ROUTE TO in the malletKAT?
    INCOMING SYSTEM MESSAGE ROUTE TO Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 40 Parameters = Both Int and Ext, Neither, External MIDI only, Internal Only This screen lets you select how incoming MIDI SYSTEM MESSAGES appearing at your MIDI IN are routed. The malletKAT PRO maybe set to accept or ignore SYST ...

  45. questionWhat is Individual Pad Training in the malletKAT?
    INDIVIDUAL PAD TRAINING It is also possible to train up to sixteen individual pads. These pad training values are stored in “INDIV Pad Train A, B, C.........H”. Go to Global Screen #79, keep the Footswitch down and use the right function pad to scroll through these 16 INV PAD TRAIN ...

  46. questionWhat is KIT CONTROLLER CHANNEL in the malletKAT?
    KIT CONTROLLER CHANNEL Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 65 Parameters = 01-16 Every User Kit on the malletKAT Pro can send a preset value on any Controller Number. This is useful when a desired effect needs to be present upon entering a kit such as a spefic reverb setting or a modulation value. Th ...

  47. questionWhat is KIT CONTROLLER PRESET CC# in the malletKAT?
    KIT CONTROLLER PRESET CC# Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 64 Parameters = 00-127 Every User Kit on the malletKAT Pro can send a preset value on any Controller Number. This is useful when a desired effect needs to be present upon entering a kit such as a specific reverb setting or a modulation val ...

  48. questionWhat is KIT CONTROLLER PRESET CC# VALUE in the malletKAT?
    KIT CONTROLLER PRESET CC# VALUE Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 66 Parameters = 00-127 Every User Kit on the malletKAT Pro can send a preset value on any Controller Number. This is useful when a desired effect needs to be present upon entering a kit such as a specific reverb setting or a modulati ...

  49. questionWhat is MELODY CHORD MODE in the malletKAT?
    MELODY CHORD MODE =C twice...four times (on MIDDLE OCTAVE) Mode One, Mode Two, Mode Three. MELODY CHORD MODE is one of the LAYER MODEs on the malletKAT. Layer Modes tell the malletKAT how to control its sound layers. These sound layers are called CONTROLLER ONE AND CONTROLLER TWO. There are thre ...

  50. questionWhat is MIDI IN PROGRAM CHANGE SOUND MAP in the malletKAT?
    MIDI IN PROGRAM CHANGE SOUND MAP Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 41 Parameters = SETUPS MAP, GENERAL MIDI MAP When the malletKAT receives a Program Change Command, this data can be routed to change the Program within the Active Setup (GENERAL MIDI MAP) or it can change the SETUP ITSELF (SETUP ...

  51. questionWhat is MIDI IN to MIDI OUT MERGE in the malletKAT?
    MIDI IN to MIDI OUT MERGE Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 2 Parameters = ON / OFF MIDI data coming into the MIDI IN of the malletKAT may be passed through to the MIDI OUT if MIDI Merge is set to ON.

  52. questionWhat is Mono Note Overlap in the malletKAT?
    When using a monophonic sound, sometimes the monophonic effect doesn't sound as smooth as you like. To get more of a legato effect, this setting allows the old note to play for a short time after the new note has been struck. The old note will finally get shut off after the NOTE OVERLAP times el ...

  53. questionWhat is MONO NOTE OVERLAP in the malletKAT?
    MONO NOTE OVERLAP Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 6 Parameters = Disabled, .010 - .310 second When using a monophonic sound, sometimes the monophonic effect doesn't sound as smooth as you like. To get more of a legato effect, this setting allows the old note to play for a short time after the new ...

  54. questionWhat is MULTIPLE HIT SMOOTHING (DAMPEN MODE) in the malletKAT?
    MULTIPLE HIT SMOOTHING (DAMPEN MODE) Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 7 Parameters = Is Not Active, Mode 1 Active, Mode 11 Active This parameter enhances the DAMPEN features of the malletKAT. Manufacturers of Synth modules handle MIDI Note Off Commands differently. Because of this, some sound modu ...

  55. questionWhat is NORMAL MODE SCAN COUNT in the malletKAT?
    NORMAL MODE SCAN COUNT Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 44 Parameters = 3..16 This setting tells the malletKAT how long to scan or examine the pads before sending out a note. The higher the setting, the more accurate the dynamics, but the more latency it adds. The default value of 5 is the norm ...

  56. questionWhat is PAD THRESHOLD ADJUSTMENT in the malletKAT?
    PAD THRESHOLD ADJUSTMENT Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 05 The Threshold of each individual pad may be adjusted at this screen by hitting the pad you wish to alter. When the pad has been selected, you may increase or decrease the threshold using the BACKWARD / FORWARD (F1&F2) pads. The lower t ...

  57. questionWhat is Pad Training in the malletKAT?
    Everyone plays differently. To help the performer get the full dynamic range of their playing, the malletKAT learns the players style. Every player has their own idea of what a soft hit is and how hard they ultimately want to play. By teaching the malletKAT your playing style, the instrument lea ...

  58. questionWhat is PERMANENT MEMORY IS the malletKAT?
    PERMANENT MEMORY IS Global Auxiliary Short Cut = # 1 Parameters = ON/OFF You can protect changes made to your USER KITS when you turn ON the PERMANENT MEMORY setting. If the PERMANENT MEMORY is set to OFF (the default setting) changes made to your USER Kits are automatically saved. There is n ...

  59. questionWhat is PITCH BEND ROUTING in the malletKAT?
    PITCH BEND ROUTING Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 42 Parameters = Both Internal and External, Neither, External MIDI only and Internal Only. For malletKAT's with sounds, Pitch Bend Sensitivity can be routed to the Internal Sound Engine. If set to External, your sound module may respond to these P ...

  60. questionWhat is PITCH BEND SENSITIVITY and CHANNEL in the malletKAT?
    PITCH BEND SENSITIVITY and CHANNEL Kit Auxiliary Short Cut = # 28,41,42 Parameters = OFF, ON, Channel 00-16, semitones 01-12 You can set the pitch bend sensitivity (range) in semitones on every kit. Each kit is assigned an ON/OFF condition and a MIDI Channel. These settings can be assigned to ...

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