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the mic/input key (with the microphone symbol on it) is used when you need to record any external audio, or when resampling.
the sources available for recording are:
the mic/input key works quite similar in any mode on the OP-1. let us go through some of the main modes below.
use the mic/Input key when you have a sampler engine selected to start to sample. choose your desired source by turning the blue encoder. use external audio to control the element LFO.
pressing the mic/input key in tape mode lets you toggle external audio on/off.
this lets you mix in some radio playing in the background, or using what’s coming via line in and mix that with your recorded material. (a great way to connect a second OP-1 and control sound levels of both units with one master volume knob).
7. adjust gain and threshold settings, orange+white
8. hold any key and speak into the microphone
9. release key
10. play the keyboard and enjoy the sound of your voice.
7. adjust gain and threshold settings using orange and white encoders
8. hold a key to start sampling
9. release key
10. play the keyboard and adjust start/stop positions using encoders.
pro-tip: press the green encoder to automatically find available radio stations.
same functionality as in tape mode.
note: to switch source in tape or mixer mode, press shift + mic/input key. this let’s you switch sources and adjust the level.
pro-tip: connect a 3.5 mm audio cable (or headphones) to line in and use as an external antenna. (there is also an OP-1 antenna
, sold separately).