The ENSONIQ serial number label must appear on the outside of the Unit or tho ENSONIQ warranty is void. •ENSONIQ, ESQ 1, Mirage and MASOS are. Ensoniq ESQ-1 () Synthesizer 61 keys: 8 voices, short spectral PCM wavetable and analog filters. Listen to audio demos manual, demo, video, comments. As with every ENSONIQ product, all ESQ-1 service will be handled through the ENSONIQ The ESQ-1 Service manual is divided into four different sections and .

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MOD 2 Selects the second source of modulation.

It is necessary to re-initialize the unit to reset the pitch bend to the proper range of 0 to If the same key is restruck, all four Envelopes will reset, and start their cycles at Zero level. It is a good idea, when starting to record or play Sequences, to check this Page first. The Square Wave has a hollow sound, and is also the basis for many classic synth sounds. Song Sel 0 o Common: As mentioned earlier, because of its high Data manjal rate, the ESQ 1 will work best with a good Tape deck, as opposed to an extremely cheap portable model.

If locations 29 and 30 contain Sequences, the new Sequence will be put in Location During the Leader tone, adjust the Recorder’s Input level. If the Base Channel is Chan 1, Chan.

Now go to the right Sequence Select Page and reselect the first Sequence. Here are a few basic Truths about Tracks: Activating the Layer mode reduces the number of available Voices to four Irom eight. If you find yourself trying to make changes to a Sequence, and ebsoniq ESQ 1 keeps changing them back, or otherwise reacting strangely, make sure you are not in Song Mode.


ENSONIQ ESQ-1 Musician’s Manual

Then you can start editing the Program again from scratch. This function is useful if you want to Edit manuaal Program that is on a Track, and then hear the Track with the Edited Program.

This is useful for matching the levels of different Programs, to avoid radical volume changes when switching between them. You can adjust this from to Mnual though there are practical limitations If the new Length you select is shorter than the original, the Bars will be removed from the end of the Sequence. To operate the ESQ 1 in Mono, use this jack only.

The rest ot the Tracks will automatically have the same length. This allows you to change the Patch that a remote instrument is playing for each Song Step, if you wish.

Changing this number will also change the Program for that Track on the Tracks Select Page to the Internal or Cartridge Program which corresponds to the new number.

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There are two Modes: It will remain there until you select another Program or save Write the newly edited Program into memory. Your Track is still selected underlined. Allowed data dumps to disk drives capable of accepting generic system exclusive messages. The name of the current Program will appear there. Each of these ten buttons is used to select whatever is directly above or below it on the display.

A location where XXXX appears represents a Song which hasn’t been created yet and cannot be selected.

In Song Mode, Sequences will play consecutively in any order, with up to 99 Steps, and up to 99 Repetitions of ewq-1 Step. It then counts the Clock pulses until you release the key, when it records a Key U p. With 1 Oscillator playing — set that Oscillator to Has a frequency peak centered around 1 75 khz.


Then use mnual Volume Control to set the Synthesizer volume to the proper level relative to the Click.

Up to 99 Steps can be programmed into manuao Song, The Step Number which appears here is always the one you are currently Editing. VEL is velocity with a straight linear curve. This EDIT function allows you to make minute changes in Track Data, by recording, erasing, punching in or punching out while manually stepping through the Sequence one beat, or one clock pulse, at a time.

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The Sine Wave contains only the Fundamental, with no higher harmonics. Also, you can Append a Sequence to itself, doubling its length Say you need a sixteen Bar repeating pattern.

The order of the connectors on your unit mighi differ from the above djagran, but they will function exactly ihe same. Though this is only one of many shapes that are possible with the ESQ 1 Envelopes, it is one of the most useful for modulating the Volume and Brightness of a Sound.

It simply makes a Copy of a Track onto another Track.

Once you have turned to the Page eneoniq want, the Display shows you which parameters are controlled from that Page To activate a control, simply press the button direcly above or below its name on the Display.

Feel free to photocopy this sheet and use the copies to record the Parameter settings. Tune X X System: Erase a Sequence and try again.