How to Install the KORG PA500 Oriental Set on Your Keyboard
If you are looking for a way to enhance your KORG PA500 keyboard with new sounds and styles from different regions of the world, you might be interested in the KORG PA500 Oriental Set. This is a collection of files that you can download from the KORG website and install on your keyboard using a USB flash drive. The set includes sounds and styles from Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Indian and other musical traditions, as well as some universal sounds and styles that can be used for any genre.
In this article, we will show you how to download and install the KORG PA500 Oriental Set on your keyboard step by step. Before you start, make sure you have a USB flash drive with at least 256 MB of free space and that your keyboard has the latest system update installed. You can check the system version of your keyboard by pressing MENU and then GLOBAL.
Step 1: Download the KORG PA500 Oriental Set
The first step is to download the KORG PA500 Oriental Set from the KORG website. You can find it under the Downloads section of the Pa500 ORIENTAL product page[^1^]. The file name is Pa500_ORIENTAL_Set.zip and it is about 200 MB in size. You will need to unzip the file on your computer using a program like WinZip or 7-Zip. Inside the zip file, you will find a folder called Pa500_ORIENTAL_Set that contains several subfolders and files.
Step 2: Copy the Files to Your USB Flash Drive
The next step is to copy the files from the Pa500_ORIENTAL_Set folder to your USB flash drive. You can use any USB flash drive that is formatted in FAT16 or FAT32 format. To copy the files, simply drag and drop them from your computer to your USB flash drive. Make sure you copy all the subfolders and files inside the Pa500_ORIENTAL_Set folder, including GLOBAL.PCG, PA500_ORIENTAL.SET, SOUND.PCG, STYLE.PCG, PAD.PCG, DIRECT.PCG, SongBook.SBD, SongBook.SBL, SongBook.SBM, SongBook.SBS, SongBook.SBT, SongBook.SBU, SongBook.SBV, SongBook.SBW, SongBook.SBX, SongBook.SBY, SongBook.SBZ, and USER01.KMP. Do not rename or modify any of these files.
Step 3: Install the Files on Your Keyboard
The final step is to install the files from your USB flash drive to your keyboard. To do this, follow these steps:
Turn off your keyboard and insert your USB flash drive into one of the USB ports on the back panel of your keyboard.
Turn on your keyboard and wait for it to load.
Press MENU and then MEDIA.
Select LOAD from the menu on the left side of the display.
Select USB DEVICE from the menu on the right side of the display.
Select Pa500_ORIENTAL.SET from the list of files on your USB flash drive and press OPEN.
Select ALL from the menu on the right side of the display and press LOAD.
A message will appear asking you to confirm that you want to load all data. Press OK.
A progress bar will appear showing you how much data has been loaded. Wait until it reaches 100%.
A message will appear telling you that loading is complete. Press EXIT.
Your keyboard will restart automatically and load the new data.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed the KORG PA500 Oriental Set on your keyboard. You can now enjoy playing with 061ffe29dd