Here's how to turn Local Control On or Off in the TD-8.
1. Press SETUP.
2. Press F2 (MIDI).
3. Press F1 (GLOBAL).
4. Press F1 (PAGE 1).
5. Press the cursor down button to select "LOCAL CONTROL."
6. Press + or - to make the desired setting - (ON, OFF).
7. Press KIT when you're finished. The new setting is saved automatically.