VS-890, VS-880EX, VS-880: Using the Internal Metronome

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Creating a click track on the VS-880/880EX/890 is a simple process thanks to the built-in metronome. Playing to a metronome will help facilitate easier measure/beat editing, keep your playing at a specific tempo, etc. Use the following procedure to generate a click from the VS-880/880EX/890’s internal metronome:

1. Press SYSTEM until "SYS System PRM?" is displayed. Press YES.

2. Press the RIGHT PARAMETER button until "SYS MetroOUT=" is displayed. Use the TIME/VALUE dial to select "INT".

3. Press the RIGHT PARAMETER button so that "MetroLevel=" is displayed. Use the TIME/VALUE dial to set the metronome volume as desired.

4. Press the RIGHT PARAMETER button so that "MetroMd=" is displayed. Use the TIME/VALUE dial to select the metronome mode as desired. If you select "Rec & Play", the metronome will sound in both record and play mode. If "Rec Only" is selected, the metronome will sound only in record mode.

Use the following procedure to set the tempo for the metronome:

1. Press SYSTEM until "SYS Sync/Tempo ?" is displayed. Press YES.

2. Press the RIGHT PARAMETER button until "Syn: Tmap 1 =" is displayed. Press YES. The current tempo will flash. Use the TIME/VALUE dial to adjust the tempo as desired.

3. Press PLAY/DISPLAY to return to play mode. When you record, you will hear the metronome.