24 reface CS/DX/CP/YC Owner’s Manual
Using the Phrase Looper
The Phrase Looper can be used to record and play loop phrases. With this feature,
you can overdub to record multiple phrases on top of one another, or you can choose
loop playback to repeat the recorded phrases over and over. The Phrase Looper on
the reface DX lets you change the tempo of recorded loop phrases and control the
sound by using the FM and VOICE SELECT/EDIT sections.
Press the [LOOPER] button to use the Phrase Looper.
Playing with the Phrase
The Phrase Looper can record up to 2,000 notes
or ten minutes at 120 BPM.
Starting a new loop-
1. Start the Phrase looper.
qPress the [LOOPER] button.
The Phrase Looper screen will be dis-
You can turn the guide sound on and off
by tapping the “GUIDE” switch.
2. Record the first phrase.
qTap the “REC” switch from the DATA
The Phrase Looper is set to Recording
Standby. In time with the tempo, a guide
sound is produced and the slider and the
[LOOPER] button flash.
The current voice is used for the guide
sound. If you change the voice by using
the sliders or buttons, the guide sound also
You can adjust the tempo by using the
wPlay a phrase on the keyboard.
When recording the first phrase, the
instrument’s Key-on Start function will
start recording as soon as you play the first
note. If you wish to record silence at the
start of the phrase, you can tap “REC
START” before playing the keyboard to
During recording, the slider and the
[LOOPER] button flash in time with the
tempo, and the total number of beats is
eWhen you wish to end recording, tap
Loop phrases will be lost when this instrument is