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Recording within EigenD - Factory Pico Setup 1

This page is designed to give you an insight into how recording works within EigenD's Factory Pico Setup 1.

Recording in Factory Pico Setup 1

Instrument recording in Factory Pico Setup 1 is all controlled via the 'Recording Control' mode (please consult your Pico Quick Reference Guide for information on navigating to this mode). Once you have selected this mode, you will see two rows of keys with lit LEDs. If you turn to page 5 'Recording Control' in you Pico Quick Reference Guide, you will see the function that each key provides.

To record an instrument:

  1. Make sure that you have the metronome running by confirming that the LED adjacent to the metronome on/off key is green.

  2. Select the desired duration that you want to record for - once you have made your selection, the LED of the key you pressed will turn from red to green to confirm.

  3. Now you are ready to 'arm' the instrument(s) that you wish to record (you can arm multiple instruments at once). Press the key(s) which correspond to the desired instrument(s) (please refer to page 5 'Recording Control' of your Quick Reference Guide for more information).

  4. If you accidentally press the wrong key or change your mind about the instrument you want to record, please press the 'cancel' button - this will cancel all currently armed recordings'

  5. Everything you play on the instrument(s) that you have armed will be recorded for the selected number of bars. Once the recording has finished, your recording will automatically loop.

  6. If you decide that you would like to try again, you can rearm the same instrument and your previous recording will stop playing back.

  7. If you would like to record another track, please repeat steps 1 to 5 again.

If you want to stop playing all currently playing recorded takes, press the 'un play' key. Otherwise all takes will continue to play until you stop the metronome.

Note about recordings - relevant to all setups

Your recordings are unaffected by scale, key and octave changes within EigenD, so you can quite happily play along in another octave without worrying what will happen to your recordings.

If you change the metronome tempo, your recorded takes will 'timestretch' to fit in with the new tempo.