266 MOTIF Reference
Reference File mode
This operation lets you save ﬁles to a memory card or
SCSI device.The explanations here apply to step #2 of
the Basic Procedure on page 262.
1Select the ﬁle type to be saved in the Save display.
• When the ﬁle type “SMF” (Standard MIDI ﬁle)
is selected, press the [ENTER] button to show
the following display and select a Song or a
Style/Section to be saved.
• When the ﬁle type “Wav” (WAV ﬁle) or “Aif”
(AIFF format) is selected, press the [ENTER]
button to show the following display and select a
Wave to be saved.
2If you wish to overwrite the existing ﬁle, move the
cursor to the desired ﬁle to which the data is saved
by using the Cursor buttons or the data dial.
3Press the [ENTER] button to execute the Save
• If you are about to overwrite an existing ﬁle, the
display prompts you for conﬁrmation. Press the
[INC/YES] button to execute the Save operation,
or press the [DEC/NO] button to cancel it.
• After the data has been saved, a “Completed”
message appears and operation returns to the
While the data is being saved, never eject the Memory card
or turn off the power to the SCSI device or MOTIF itself.
nWaveform data is not saved when the ﬁle type “All
Voice for Editor” is selected.
This operation lets you load ﬁles from a memory
card or SCSI device to the MOTIF.
The explanations here apply to step #2 of the Basic
Procedure on page 262.
1Select a ﬁle type (page 264) and a ﬁle to be loaded.
• When the ﬁle type is set to All, All Voice,
Plugin All Bank 1~3, Usr ARP, All Song, All
Pattern, All Waveform or All Voice for Editor,
go to step #3. For any other ﬁle types, go to
2Specify the data to be loaded and the destination
location in the User memory of the MOTIF.
When the ﬁle (data) type is set to Voice, for
example, follow the instructions as shown below.
If you wish to create a new file, move the
cursor to this position and enter the desired
name. For instructions on naming, see "Basic
Operation" on page 75.
If you wish to create a new folder on the desitination
device (to which the data is saved), press the [SF6]
button to name a new folder. For instructions on
naming, see "Basic Operation" on page 75.
When Key Bank is highlighted, you can
select successive Key Banks by pressing the [SF2] button.
To hear the selected wave, press the [SF1] button.
This is an imaginary folder, shown in the
display to contain the file(s) you ll be loading.
Specify the destination
location in the User memory
of the MOTIF.
Select a voice number
to be loaded.