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DTX900 BASICS

Getting around the DTX900 is takes an understanding of the basic terms used in the screen.  This article will introduce you to the DTX900 and how to change voices in a kit, using the groove tools, and playing along with the preset songs.

Change the drum VOICE SET:
A VoiceSet assigns multiple sounds to all sources of a multi-zone INPUT in one step.
1. While in DRUM KIT mode, press [F2] VOICE to access voice functions. Note the screen now includes several icons above the SF or “sub-function” keys. Press [SF1] to access voice SELECT.
2. Strike any zone of a trigger to select that trigger INPUT for editing. Use the cursor to highlight the Voice Set number . Rotate the jog-dial or press the INC/DEC buttons to select a new Voice Set. If desired, you can change the category of Voice Set to the left of the voice set number.

Change the drum VOICE:
A single drum Voice can be assigned to any SOURCE from a multi-zone pad/trigger.
1. From Drum Kit [F2] VOICE[SF1] SELECT page press the [SF5] SOURCE button. Strike a specific trigger zone and you can select a single drum voice for the specified trigger source.



GROOVE CHECK & RHYTHM GATE:

Groove Check measures if you play early or late. Rhythm Gate mutes hits too far out of time.
1. Press the [CLICK] button, then press [F4] and [SF1 G.CHECK] or [SF2 R.GATE].
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2. Run the [CLICK] and play a simple eighth-note pattern one kick, snare and hi-hat.

PLAY a Preset SONG:
There are 87 preset songs and you can import standard midi files for adding more songs.
1. Press the [SONG] mode button, then press [F1 PLAY] to access the song play function page. With the Song number highlighted, use the jog-dial or INC/DEC buttons to select a Song 01-87.
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