DRV/Owner’s Manual. License Agreement. 1) All intellectual property contained in this library – including owner’s manuals and product literature – is the . Korg DRV Digital Reverb Effect Module. The DRV is a relatively quiet digital effects processor. It can do up to 2 FX simultaneously either in stereo or. The DRV is a relatively quiet digital effects processor. It can do up to 2 FX simultaneously either in stereo or 1-per-channel side. This vintage unit.

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The two gated reverb programs give you basically the same things as the straight ones, but when the sound stops, so does the reverb – so you get the fullness of the reverb effect with none of the mushy reflections after.

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The stereo flanging and chorus programs are similar in operation to the stereo echo programs, allowing adjustment of Lorg Depth, Mod Frequency, Mod Delay, and Feedback, but they also allow separate setting of left and right delay and level.

Also featuring gear in drv-000 article. So the basic programs you’ll want to edit and use are couched in programs This mode refers to the DRV’s ability to accept real-time external control of program parameters through one of three inroads: You can even assign the movement of a pitch-bend wheel to directly control the depth of flanging or chorus saythereby giving yourself remote control of the effects from your MIDI instrument.

But as you are no doubt aware, very realistic sounding digital reverb units are within almost everybody’s reach now. Write is dv-2000 used as a sub-mode of Program drb-2000 Parameter modes, incidentally. Now this is possibly the ‘unique selling point’ that Korg would like me to point out to you, but who cares? Stereo outputs are already provided, but stereo inputs might have been nice, too – but I guess all budget reverbs can’t be Alesis!

One interesting function in this mode is Title Edit. But these few gripes aside, for many people the DRV is likely to prove the right tool drv-0200 a number of interesting jobs and, as such, is an admirable addition to the Korg range. The answer is all of them, and here’s a table of all the possibilities to prove it: If you’re enjoying the site, please consider supporting me to help build this archive These two buttons are used to select a program or edit the parameters, by stepping up or down through the digits on the LCD screen.


I tell you what, I never thought I’d see the day when a true reverb could be drv-22000 for drv2000 a couple of grand. The DRV’s stereo echo programs are real charmers, giving you new access to the kind of ping-pong echo effects only xrv-2000 possible if your mate could twist the pan pot on the mixer round in between repeats!

Early reflections make a room sound more ‘live’, damping the high frequencies makes it sound warmer, and pre-delay gives you that feeling of space, like you could go out and grab a bite and be back before the early reflections start! A real studio flanger! To step through programs you press the desired Up or Down key, holding it down xrv-2000 cycle through the programs continuously, or by pressing the opposite key at the same time to ‘fast forward’, as it were.

To really create the hippy classic of all time, what you really need is the Space Pan program. In conclusion, this is a very classy product with a drv-20000 of professional features to recommend it to studio users who find themselves in need of a cheap, versatile, but good sounding multi-effects unit.

With devices like this, making the most shockingly edited samples sound like Simon Rattle and his big band, or glorifying the most ratty timbres from your synths is childsplay, and getting a good vocal sound is as simple as punching up the right number on the display. Although you can edit and modify programsyou can’t save them in those locations, but rather you have to store them in memory locations On the downside, it’s not the cheapest multi-effects unit available, and it isn’t very easy to morg plug something into the DRV and use it like a guitar or vocals effects pedal.

The same goes for studio quality effects units too. Or, through MIDI, you can sense how hard a synth key is hit and produce a longer echo or delay effect. You select Parameter mode by pressing the Parameter button and lorg thought you had to peel a banana and press the light switch!

Gear in this article: Incidentally, you can also change programs with a footswitch, but we’ll cover that in korv minute. If you don’t save an altered program and step up to another and back again, you’ll find that the one you altered has reverted to its original settings.

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Now then, which of these parameters on all these fine programs can you control with your footswitch drv-20000 MIDI device? The movement of this panning is controllable by Pan Depth, Tremolo, and Phase, which sets the angle and therefore direction of the autopan. If you value this resource, you can support this project – it really helps!


These keys operate in this manner on all settings, so I won’t bother to say it again! These comprehensive presets fall into seven groups: Oh yes, if you press Write accidentally, which is entirely possible with those nice sexy flush buttons, then simply press Program, Utility or Parameter, and you will be returned to whatever you were doing, after a message appears saying ESCAPED!.

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Now seems like a good time to slot in a mention of Write mode. The seven buttons covering the right-hand side of the unit are concerned with program selection, editing and storage. Review by Phil South.

The surprising thing to note about all these units is the sheer ear-stroking quality of their programs. They’re fun, cheap, non-fattening Especially handy if you have a limited recording set-up and need to record a lot of things at once to get the most mileage out of your mixdowns. You can send us a note about this article, or let us know of a problem – select the type from the menu above.

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The panning occurs not only between the left and right, but back and forth in the stereo picture as well, producing a cyclic motion. It really helps – thank you! So, just because the DRV is in a rack, doesn’t mean that it can’t follow you on stage! This gives a very sure control over the tone and size of room you wish to design, allowing such simulated nuances as rooms with drapes, warehouses with or without boxes in them, or stadiums with their multiple reflective surfaces.

There is also a Cancel button, which ‘defeats’ or kills a signal, sending korrg dry sound drb-2000 with no treatment, and two buttons marked Up and Down. Other articles featuring gear in this article: Searchable archive of old, out-of-print music production magazines.

Just think of all the Motown drum breaks you can do, using the Multi-Modulation facility to vary the sweep of the flanger. To save a program, you simply call it up on the LCD screen, and press Write.