In any mode
Hold TRACK to activate the following shortcuts:
To change the BPM decimal, turn
Hold 2ND + BPM and turn the data knob to change the tempo, which will apply only when you release 2ND .
Hold 2ND and press < or > to double or divide the BPM quickly.
Once an encoder is assigned, press it to display its set value.
In FX manager, Assign, DISP or Settings, press BPM to exit and return to the current mode.
Hold 2ND and press LIVE to enable/disable the metronome.
Hold LIVE and rotateto change the type of the 8 smartpads.
Hold STEP + velocity and rotateto change the keypad and smartpads velocity. You can also press ASSIGN to enable the ENCODER STEP EDIT feature, in order to set the velocity with the touchpad X axis.
Hold 2ND and press recto activate a hard recording.
When the player is stoppedand you press rec , Pyramid is waiting for a press on play . Once you press a countdown is launched. After one bar of countdown, recording starts and continues until the end of the track loop, at which point recording then stops and the loop continues to play as normal
When smartpads = CHORD, 2ND + rotating will jump to the very next major/minor tonality. Add complexity by pressing and rotating .
When smartpads = SCALE, 2ND + rotating will select the root note of the scale.
2ND + playactivate the HOLD/RELATCH mode.
Press 2ND + delete to delete only notes + CC automations + FX automations of the current track.
Hold STEP and turnto change the Stepmode.
Hold 2ND and rotateto scroll the note list or the CC list faster.
Pre-listen to the selected note by pressing . You can also press a key while holding to straight select the note number (and pressing < or > while holding allows you to jump octaves for a quicker note navigation).
Double tap a step-by-step padto add a low velocity note in order to create accents quickly.
In stepmode NOTE or CHORD , hold 2ND and press a padto mute all notes in this step.
Hold velocity and slide the touchpad from left to right to quickly set the velocity, the CC value or the FX value.
Hold < or > to quickly navigate pages.
Press 2ND and hold < or > to quickly rotate the track (shift all notes one step left or right).
In stepmode NOTE and CHORD , hold a step(or a row of steps) and rotate to transpose it. Hold rec and rotate to transpose the track notes.
In stepmode CC MESSAGES and EFFECTS , hold a step(or a row of steps) and rotate to increase/decrease its value. Hold rec and rotate to transpose the whole automation.
In stepmode CC MESSAGES and EFFECTS , hold recand slide the touchpad to draw an automation.
Press ASSIGN to enable the ENCODER STEP EDIT feature, in order to assign direclty the 5 encoders and the touchpad to shortcuts.
In stepmode NOTE or CC MESSAGES , press STEP to go to the nearest note or CC automation. Press STEP again to go to the next nearest note or CC automation.
In stepmode NOTE or CC MESSAGES , press 2ND + STEP to activate the filter, in order to scroll only through programmed notes or CC messages. Press 2ND + STEP again to quit the filter.
Press 2ND + DISP to enable/disable the player tracking.
Hold 2ND and select a trackto mute/unmute it instantly.
Hold midi channel and press + rotateto quickly select the midi output of the track.
Hold length and press + rotateto set the bar level with beat precision.
Hold time signature and rotateto change the time signature's upper number on the current track.
Pess recin order to don't save the sequence mute states (rec led will be OFF). If you mute or unmute a track, the sequence will not save the mute states.
In DISP view, press < or > to display the different track banks (from A to D) on the screen.
Press STEP + TRACK to enter trackmode PATTERNS, tap TRACK or STEP to go back to trackmode MUTES.
Hold STEP and press a padto select a pattern (if PTRN is enable on the selected track).
FX manager mode
With the effect manager activated, you can still play or add notes in LIVE and STEP mode, mute/unmute tracks in TRACK mode, and even launch sequences in SEQ mode.
Rotatingwhile pressing 2ND allows you change the position of the selected effect.
In LIVE mode, when you are editing an effect with the 5 encoders, press rec to record directly the effect parameters automations.
In the FX mode:
● Press encoder 1 to enter the slot 1 effect.
● Press encoder 2 to enter the slot 2 effect.
● Press encoder 3 to enter the slot 3 effect.
● Press encoder 4 to enter the slot 4 effect.
● Press encoder 2ND + 1 to on/off the slot 1 effect.
● Press encoder 2ND + 2 to on/off the slot 2 effect.
● Press encoder 2ND + 3 to on/off the slot 3 effect.
● Press encoder 2ND + 4 to on/off the slot 4 effect.
Hold 2ND and rotateto scroll the CC list faster.
Hold 2ND and rotateto move the cursor vertically in the SAVE AS... edition display.
In the LOAD project list, press 2ND + delete to remove a project definitively from the SD card (note: the backup project is not removed).