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Kontakt 301 - Building Sampler Instruments.
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What’s the easiest way of lowering the volume of an entire group?
Select the group and lower the volume of the Amplifier
Delete the group and find one recorded at a lower volume
Select all the zones in the group and adjust the volume of the samples in the control strip
Select the group and choose “Lower Volume” from the Edit menu
Which of these statements is false?
. When the grid is in Fix mode, the waveform is automatically divided into units of sixteenth notes
When the grid is in transient mode, the sensitivity slider can be used to increase or decrease the number of transient markers
Operations performed in the Sample Editor are destructive
When the grid is on, wave operations snap to grid markers
What is the root key?
The key where a sample is placed in the Mapping Editor
The lowest note in the zone range
The key at which the original sample was recorded
Which one of these statements about Auto Map is false?
Auto Map can automatically set the pitch for a properly named sample
Auto Map can automatically set the pan location for a properly named sample
Auto Map can automatically set the velocity from a properly named sample
Auto Map can automatically set the group from a properly named sample
If you want a loop to finish playing no matter when a key is released __________________.
use Until Release mode
use Until End mode
use One Shot mode
use Grid mode
How do you crossfade between two zones?
Drag the left side of the zone on the right while holding down the Option/Alt key
Drag the right side of the zone on the left while holding down the Cmd/Ctrl key
Select both zones and press the Solo Zone button
Select both zones and press Cmd-Option-Del/Ctrl-Alt-Del
An exclusive voice group is _________________.
a voice group that triggers randomly with other voice groups
a voice group that cuts off other voice groups assigned to the same exclusive voice group
a voice group that contains only samples of a similar type
a voice group that won’t let any other voice groups join
To alternate among three groups randomly ________________.
assign each group to its own voice group
set each group to “cycle round robin” and assign a position in the round robin chain
set each group to “cycle random”
create a sequence to randomly play notes on the keyboard
Which of these statements is true?
The Tune parameter will transpose every iteration of a loop by the specified number of semitones
You can define up to 10 loops per waveform
The Loop Edit button can be used to precisely adjust the start and end of the loop.
If the Count parameter is set to 0, the selected area will not loop
What is the shortcut to open the Master Editor?
The easiest way to sync your loop to tempo is _______________.
double-click one of the eight loop buttons
press Ctrl-Alt-B/Cmd-Option-B when in the Wave Editor
turn on Beatmachine
Turn on the grid in Fix mode
Which one of these steps is not necessary to copy one or more groups from one instrument to another?
Load the instrument you want to copy the group(s) to, open up the Group Editor, and delete any existing groups
Select Import Group from the Edit menu, locate the exported group(s), and click Open in the dialog box.
Load the instrument you want to copy the group from, and open up its Group Editor
Select the groups that you wish to export, and select Export Group(s) from the Edit menu
Which one of these statements is true?
A zone envelope loop must be the same length as the sample loop
You can have up to eight zone envelopes per waveform
Zone envelopes must snap to the grid
Ctrl/Right-click can be used to add nodes in a zone envelope
Which of these functions can you NOT perform on a wave in Kontakt’s Sample Editor?
Normalizing the wave
Reversing the wave
Compressing the wave
Cropping the wave
If you want a group to trigger when the modulation wheel is raised at least halfway, ____________.
In the group start options, set “Group Starts” to “on controller”, “CC#” to 1, and “is between” to 65 and 127
Connect the MIDI OUT of your controller to the MIDI IN port of your computer and hope for the best
In the group start options, set “Group Starts” to “on controller”, “CC#” to 1, and “is between” to 1 and 65
In the group start options, set “Group Starts” to “on controller”, “CC#” to 7, and “is between” to 65 and 127
How can you create a new instrument in KONTAKT?
Choosing New Instrument from KONTAKT’s file menu
All answers are correct
Loading an existing instrument and saving it under a new name
Dragging an audio file from your hard disk or the KONTAKT browser
You can create zone envelopes for which of these?
All three of those and much more
Which one of these statements about groups is false?
When Select by Midi is selected in the Group Editor, any key you press will select the groups that contain zones including the specific key
When Edit All Groups is selected in the Group Editor any changes you make affect only the selected groups
You can Shift-Click or Cmd/Ctrl click to select multiple groups in the Group Editor
When Group Solo is selected in the Group Editor, you will only hear samples in the currently selected group
If you want a sample to play back at the same speed and pitch no matter where it is placed in the Mapping Editor then ________________.
Make sure it is a drum or percussion sample
Turn tracking off
Spread the sample across the entire range of the keyboard
Turn tracking on
Which of these is the correct hierarchy of an instrument in KONTAKT?
Samples, Zones, Groups, Instruments, Multi
Groups, Samples, Zones, Instruments, Multi
Zones, Samples, Groups, Instruments, Multi
Samples, Groups, Zones, Instruments, Multi
Locking a zone ______________.
Can only be done by the Kontakt system administrator
Prevents any changes to the instrument
Automatically saves your instrument
Prevents any changes to the locked zone
What is the easiest way to remove a velocity crossfade between two zones?
Select the crossfade and press delete
Select the two samples and choose Remove x-fades (velocity) from the Batch tools menu
Reset the velocity range for each zone in the control strip of the Mapping Editor
Delete the zones with the crossfade and bring them in again
Which of these formats cannot be used to create a sample in KONTAKT?
Beatmachine works with ________________.
All answers are correct
How can you collapse or expand all groups in List View?
Click the plus/minus sign next to the group name with the Option/Alt key
Click the plus/minus sign next to the group name with the Cmd/Ctrl key
Click the plus/minus sign next to the group name with the Shift key
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