minilogue Soundpack: Install Guide
This document describes how to install the sound pack into your minilogue unit using the Sound Librarian. If your minilogue is not detected by the Sound Librarian, try reconnecting the minilogue hardware again. If this does not solve the issue, please check the Troubleshooting section in the minilogue Sound Librarian manual.
Download the sound packs
Your purchased minilogue sound packs will be available in your "Your Products" section in KORG ID after you have registered. Here are the instructions on how to do so.
- Login to your KORG ID.
- Go to the "Register Sound Libraries" section and register your product. Use the product code that will be sent to your email address after purchase. If you can't find the email, please check your spam folder. If you still can't find it, please contact us at our support page.
- Once you have registered your sound packs, go to the "Your Products" section.
- Scroll down to the "Download" link on the registered sound pack item to download the product.
Install the sound packs
1. Update the minilogue hardware to the latest version
In order to use minilogue soundpacks, you will need to update your minilogue unit to the latest version via the minilogue Updater. In addition, you will need to use the minilogue Sound Librarian to transfer the data to your minilogue. Please download and install the latest versions from the Korg website.
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NOTE: If you have your own programs stored on your minilogue, please make sure to back them up before sending any new data to the hardware. If this new sound data is loaded into the Sound Librarian and transferred to the hardware, it will overwrite any existing programs.
2. Download and install the Sound Librarian
The minilogue Sound Librarian lets you view, organize, and share minilogue data with a Mac or Windows computer via USB and transfer sound data back and forth between the minilogue and the computer. Please download and install the latest software from the Korg website.
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3. Backup the sound data on your minilogue unit to your computer
3-1. Connect the minilogue hardware unit to your computer via a USB cable, open the Sound Librarian and confirm that your minilogue unit is connected.
3-2. Click the "RecieveAll" button in the upper right corner of the screen to update the Sound Librarian's program list to the same contents as your minilogue unit.
3-3. Select Save As from the File menu. The Save File dialog will appear. Specify the location and name where you want to save the file, and save the file to your computer.
4. Add the sound pack data, and transmit to your minilogue
4 - 1. Select "Open Preset Window" from the Setup menu to display the Preset Data window.
4 - 2. Select “Import Preset File” from the File menu and follow the import dialog. Select the downloaded sound pack file (.mnlgpreset) and the data will be added to the Presets window.
4 - 3. Selecting one of the programs on the preset data window temporarily reflects it in the minilogue unit and you can test the sound.
4 -4. To transfer and save a specific program or the whole data to your minilogue unit, click "WriteProg" or "WriteALL" in the upper right corner of the screen.
NOTE: If your minilogue has programs that you have created yourself, be sure to back up the voice data in your minilogue before sending this data to minilogue. If you load this data into the Sound Librarian and send it directly to minilogue, all data in minilogue will be overwritten.
For detailed instructions on how to use the minilogue Sound Librarian, please refer to the user manual.