VS-1824CD TurboStart

VS-1824CD TurboStart
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VS-1824CD
Digital Studio
Workstation
TurboStart
It’s a Fact…
Changing V-Tracks in a Demo Song
The VS-1824CD packs all the acclaimed features of
the best-selling VS-1880 and adds several exciting
new enhancements. Features include:
•
Built-in CD-RW burner
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New CD Capture mode allows you to extract
audio files digitally from conventional CDs
•
VS8F-2 Effects Board featuring two stereo multieffects processors included
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18-track playback, 8-track simultaneous
recording
•
28-channel, fully automated digital mixer
•
24-bit A/D-D/A converters and 24-bit MT-PRO
recording mode for superb dynamic range and
phenomenal sounding recordings
•
Dedicated CD-RW Mastering button and CDR
record mode makes CD burning faster and
easier
The demo “Seems So Right” has three vocal parts
recorded on V-Tracks (Virtual Tracks) 1, 2, and 3 of
Track 8. Use the following procedure to select each
of these V-Tracks:
1. Press the TRACK SELECT 8 button.
2. Cursor to “V. Trk.” in the upper-left hand corner.
3. Turn the TIME/VALUE dial to select V. Track 2.
4. Press PLAY—you can now hear a female voice
singing the lead vocal.
5. Repeat Steps 3-5 to listen to the other V-Tracks
associated with Track 8.
Loading and Listening to the
Demo Songs
The VS-1824CD ships with a demo song pre-loaded.
Use the following procedure to select and play back
the demo song:
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Hold SHIFT and press F1 (SONG).
Press PAGE repeatedly until "SEL" is displayed
above F1, and then press F1 (SEL).
Turn the TIME/VALUE dial to select the song
“Seems So Right” and press F4 (Exec).
"Select Song Sure?" is displayed. Press YES. If
"Re-Load Current?" is displayed, press YES.
Press SCENE so it lights. Press the 1 button.
After the scene has loaded, press PLAY to hear
the first version of the demo song.
Use the MASTER fader to control the overall
volume of the song and use the channel faders
to adjust the levels of the individual tracks.
Press STOP to halt playback.
Press ZERO to return to the beginning of the
song.
Use the FF and REW buttons to move forward or
backward in one-second increments.
Press SCENE so it 's lit and press the 2 button to
load Scene 2, an acoustic version of the song.
Press PLAY.
Repeat Steps 8-11 to load Scene 3.
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Note: The VS-1824CD must be stopped in order to
change V-Tracks.
Using the Internal Effects
The VS-1824CD comes with two independent stereo
effects processors. You can install an additional
optional VS8F-2 Effects Expansion Board for a total
of four stereo effect processors.
Use the following procedure to apply effects to the
guitar track:
1. Press SCENE so it lights and press the 3 button
to load Scene 3.
2. Press the lit LOCATOR/SCENE 6 button to
move to the beginning of the guitar solo.
3. Hold SHIFT and press F3 (EFFECT A).
4. Press F4 (FX2).
5. Press F2 (Sel).
6. Turn the TIME/VALUE dial to select P060 (GA:
5150 Lead) and press F4 (Exec).
7. Press TRACK SELECT 6. Cursor to "FXIns" and
press YES.
8. Cursor to "FX2" and turn the TIME/VALUE dial to
select Off.
9. Press PLAY—you hear the track play back
without effects.
10. Turn the TIME/VALUE dial to "Ins" to instantly
hear the guitar effect applied.
11. Press PLAY/DISPLAY to return to the main
screen. Try choosing a different guitar effect in
Steps 3-6 above.
© 2002 Roland Corporation U.S., 5100 S. Eastern Ave., Los Angeles CA 90040
Faxback # 20186
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Digital Studio
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EZ Routing
EZ Routing makes it simple to set up the VS-1824CD
for typical recording and mixing applications. Use the
following procedure to configure the VS-1824CD to
record Input 1 onto Track 4:
1. Press EZ ROUTING and CURSOR to
(Recording).
2. Press F4 (Exec), followed by F1 (Rec).
3. Press the Input 1 SELECT button followed by the
Track 4 STATUS button—a line appears in the
display connecting Input 1 to Track 4.
4. Press F2 (Step).
5. Use the CURSOR buttons and the TIME/VALUE
dial to set the panning and level, and press F2
(Step).
6. Use the CURSOR buttons and the TIME/VALUE
dial to select the desired effect under “FX1”
and/or "FX2" and press F2 (Step).
7. If you'd like to record the output of the effects
processors, press the EFFECT RTN button for
the desired effect processor—FX 1 or
2—followed by the Track 4 STATUS button.
A line appears in the display indicating the effect
you chose is connected to Track 4.
8. Press F2 (Step) twice.
9. Press F4 (Exec) followed by YES.
10. Press PLAY/DISPLAY. The VS-1824CD is now
ready to record.
Note: The demo songs in the VS-1824CD are
memory-protected, so you won’t be able to record
any new material in these songs.
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Mastering and Using the
CD-Writing Mode
With the VS-1824CD you can record, edit, mix,
master and burn CDs all within your V-Studio. Here
are the basic steps for mixing down your tracks using
the Mastering Tool Kit, and for burning a CD.
Note: The demo song on the VS-1824CD is memoryprotected, so it can't be mastered or written to a CD.
Mixing Down
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Listening to Your Mix
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For precision editing, you can display the waveform
for any track's audio. Use the following procedure to
display a waveform:
1. Press PLAY/DISPLAY to return to the main
screen if necessary.
2. Use the and buttons to select a track.
3. Press PAGE repeatedly until WAVE is displayed
above F5. Press F5 (WAVE).
4. Use F1, F2, F3 and F4 to adjust the time and
amplitude view of the waveform.
5. Use the REW/FF buttons to see how the
waveform changes as you move through the
song.
6. Press F5 (WAVE) to exit.
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Press PAGE to display “MPly” above F6, and
then press F6 (MPly).
Press ZERO, and then press PLAY. Use the
MASTER fader to control the level of your song.
Writing a CD
1.
Using the Waveform Display
Press CD-RW MASTERING, then F1 (MstRm).
Cursor to “Sw”. Turn TIME/VALUE to select On.
Cursor to “CDRRecMode” and turn the
TIME/VALUE dial to select On.
Cursor to “FXIns” and press ENTER.
Cursor to “FX1” and turn the TIME/VALUE dial to
select Ins.
Hold SHIFT, press F3 (EFFECT A) and then
press F1 (FX1).
Press F2 (Sel), turn the TIME/VALUE dial to
select P210 :MTK:Mixdown and press F4 (Exec).
Press PLAY/DISPLAY, and then press REC and
PLAY to mix down your song.
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Insert a blank CDR or CD-RW disk into the
CD-RW drive and press CD-RW/MASTERING.
Press F2 (CD Wt). “CD-R” Write Ready?” is
displayed.
Press YES—“STORE Current?” is displayed.
Press YES.
Use the CURSOR buttons to highlight the Write
Method box. Turn the TIME/VALUE dial to select
Disk at Once.
Cursor to the L-ch Source Track box and turn the
TIME/VALUE dial to select 17*16:V.T17-16.
Press F5 (Exec), followed by YES.
When the VS-1824CD asks, "CD Track No.
OK?" press YES to proceed.
Read the copyright agreement and press YES
twice if you agree to the terms set forth—the
VS-1824CD starts writing the CD. The length of
the process depends on the length of your
recording.
© 2002 Roland Corporation U.S., 5100 S. Eastern Ave., Los Angeles CA 90040
Faxback # 20186
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