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14 1. Setting Up Your System
6 Set the MIDI parameters.
Use the [ ] to move the underline cursor to the leftmost parameter
(“<Rch >” will appear in the upper right corner of the display). This is the
receive channel parameter. Use the [-1/NO and [+1/YES] keys to set it to the
appropriate channel number (1 through 16) or “omni” to receive on all chan-
If the center parameter is not already set to “normal” as shown in the
display above, press the [ ] key to move the cursor to that parameter
(“<PgmCh >” will appear in the upper right corner of the display), then use the
[-1/NO] and [+1/YES] keys to set it to “normal”. This allows program change
numbers transmitted from your MIDI keyboard or controller to select voices or
performance combinations 0 through 63.
7 Press [PLAY MODE] when done.
Press the [PLAY MODE] key to exit from the UTILITY mode and return to
the TG500 play mode.
If your system requires more detailed MIDI settings, first read “General
Editing Procedure” on page 45, then study the MIDI parameters described on
pages 227 through 232 of the UTILITY MODE section.
● PLAY THE DEMO
The TG500 includes a demonstration playback function that you can try out
once your system is set up.
1 Engage the demo mode.
Press the [EXIT] key while holding the [PLAY MODE] key to engage the
demo mode. The following display will appear:
This display warns that if you actually enter the demo mode the internal
voice and performance memory will be re-loaded with the initial factory-preset
voices and performance combinations. Any edited voices and performance
combinations will therefore be erased. Press [+1/YES] if you want to go ahead,
or [-1/NO] if you want to cancel and return to the previous mode.