XV-5050: Selecting Patches

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The XV-5050 has 1280 internal patches and can hold over 2000 patches when it’s fully expanded! The patches are organized in categories such as Piano (PNO), Mallet (MLT), Strings (STR), etc. Use the following procedure to connect a MIDI controller to the XV-5050 and to select and audition patches.

1. Use a MIDI cable to connect the MIDI OUT of a MIDI controller to the MIDI IN of the XV-5050.

2. Press PATCH so it’s lit.

3. Press PATCH FINDER so it’s lit. The current category appears in the upper right-hand corner of the display.

4. Press the CURSOR < and/or > buttons to select the desired category.

5. Turn the VALUE dial to select a patch from within the selected category. You can then:

• Play the keyboard on your MIDI controller, or

• Press the VOLUME dial to play a short preview of the selected patch.