This is an upgrade for the Roland MKS-30 rack mount synth module. This upgrade will add full midi support, Arp and Sequencer and 1536 tones storage. The upgrade also adds a LCD display into the redundant cartridge slot.
The Kiwi-30 Upgrade features:-
1536 Tones in 3 Sets of 512 can be stored and all can be edited. It is also possible to edit any Tone using the front panel, PG-200 or midi.
Tones are stored in Flash memory so no battery is required.
MidiCC & Sysex support for parameters edits and Midi Sysex support for Tone Dump & Load. The Kiwi30 will support full midi control and editing in real time.
The Midi Through Port on the MKS-30 is converted to Midi Out so midi dumps can be made
Key Assign Modes are Poly Single, Poly Dual, Poly Triple, Unison & Solo
Each Key Assign mode can have Staccato/Legato, Steal/No Steal with five steal modes (Highest, Lowest, Oldest, Newest, Quietest)
Portamento in all modes
DCO Key Assign Detune available in all key modes. In addition there is a 'Analog Feel' parameter that add an adjustable small random frequency to each note. Detune is best used with Poly Dual, Poly Triple or Unison keying modes for greatest effect
Three independent envelope generators. These are traditional ADSR type. Each ENV Mod can select from ENV 1 - 3 and has an Inverted or Normal modes.
Three independent Low Frequency Oscillators with 6 waveforms each. Each LFO Mod can select from LFO 1-3. LFOs can be plus and minus base note or plus base note only. There is a forth LFO that is dedicated to the Chorus Mod
Internal Master Clock with the range 5-299 BPM and rate can be set using a tap timer.
Full Matrix mod system that can channel any mod source to any mod destination.Guitar Mode with seperate Bend & Note control for midi channels 1-6.
Polyphonic Aftertouch is supported.
LCD display is included with the upgrade that fits into the redunant CART slot.
Any chord with up to 6 notes can be set and played from any key
The Arpeggiator is clocked from the Master Clock and can be independently divided to Half Note, Quarter Note, 1/8 Note, 1/8 Note Half Swing, 1/8 Note Full Swing, 1/8 Note Triplets, 1/16 Note, 1/16 Note Half Swing, 1/16 Note Full Swing, 1/16 Note Triplets, 1/32 Note, 1/32 Note Triplets, 1/64 Note.
Arp modes are Up, Down, Up and Down, Random, As Played, 1, 2, 3 or 4 octaves
Arp can be Started, Stopped & Continued using Midi Commands
Appeggiator will Output Midi Data
8 separate 124 Max step Polyphonic sequences can be created and stored
Sequences can be edited
The Sequencer is clocked from the Master Clock and can be independently divided to Half Note, Quarter Note, 1/8 Note, 1/8 Note Half Swing, 1/8 Note Full Swing, 1/8 Note Triplets, 1/16 Note, 1/16 Note Half Swing, 1/16 Note Full Swing, 1/16 Note Triplets, 1/32 Note, 1/32 Note Triplets, 1/64 Note.
Sequencer will Output Midi Data
Sequencer has play options that include One shot, Keydown play, Auto Transpose, Auto Complete