SP-808: Using the Hold Function
You can "HOLD" a looped sample so that it continues to play even after the pad is released. This includes pads set to "Gate." Use the following procedure to use the HOLD function:
1. Press a PAD that contains a looped sample that has been set to "GATE."
2. Press HOLD before releasing the pad.
3. Release the pad. The sample continues to play.
4. Press the selected PAD again or press HOLD again to stop playback.