The title say it all – I’m looking for a copy (electronic if possible) of the user manual for a XB-2 in English. Hammond-Suzuki have it for download. How to fix loose keys on the XB-2 manual. jackets from Hammond and do it yourself, or pay. SERVICE MANUAL. XB-2, XB-Sn. CAUTION! see safety notice inside. J. May, HAMMOND SUZUKT, LTD. frt\(\ont.i\c On vse. 60\o\. Scan by Manual.

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If you get lost, send me e-mail and I’ll send you my default settings, but they may be different for you if your circuit board is of a different revision than mine. I haven’t messed much with the OD pots.

This EQ has constant-Q circuitry, which means that the band width effected by each slider is constant whether the slider is at full boost, full cut, or anywhere in between. October 22, at Pressing the keys makes quick random noises but nothing near from a musical note. Midi Drawbar Data Split Octave Select Leslie Fast Touch Tab How to adjust the internal pots on the XB-2?

Hammond XB2 Owner’s Playing Manual

I tried turning each pot to its full deflection in both the clockwise and counter-clockwise directions and nothing terrible happenned my XB-2 didn’t blow up! Therefore, take a few seconds to write your settings down and avoid xn2 stupid later. Add to your Watched Users.

Global Initial Data Table Manjal free to private message me. If you’re one of us folks who thinks the XB-2 tone could be improved, you’ll be surprised at just how good you can make it sound and you’ll have lots of fun doing it.

If so – wicked thing uammond start with Percussion5 – Percussion Key Tracking How to EQ the XB Foot Sw1 Functions Since this feature isn’t found on the B-3, purists probably mxnual not use it and I myself find it of limited value, but some folks might consider it to be an important feature. The XB-2 has a Hz buzz at least mine does which you only hear when you depress a key. Also, realize that there is a learning curve with clones that you don’t have with ROMplers. In an attempt to compensate for that I always used the percussion with the ‘Soft’ setting enabled, trading some of the classic Hammond attack transients for tone and high end playability.


This made the XB-2 sound piercing and a bit nasal in the top octave. Could you please advise I am a TVs engineer so I am very ok electronics and test. March 6, at Thanks to John Pittas for getting this list together. Selecting percussion ‘key tracking’ reduces the percussion level in the high end, making it possible to use louder percussion settings without inducing harshness in the high end. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site.

When playing fast licks, this can be a challenge.

Various dealers are charging various prices for the upgrade hardware and installation labor. Presets can be programmed so that the 1′ Drawbar will be disabled when percussion is hammondd on, like a B I could not use the pin Leslie cable from my XB-2 because that cable won’t plug into the EQ obviously and my Leslie has no effects loop.

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So if your non-legato technique sucks, V2 gives you the option of cheating by triggering percussion on all key strikes, rather than just the non-legato ones. April 23, at This is additive synthesis at its most visceral. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail.

Many of us have complained lots about the XB-2 chorus sounding whimpy. In Split Gate Data Chart If I don’t want the synth to sound when I’m playing the organ, I’ll turn on the organ solo. Midi Controller Options This means that when nothing is plugged into the right output, a summation of the right and left channels goes to the left output. There is a setting where you can change this and have the 1′ sound when the percussion is on, but personally I prefer to have it as traditional as possible.


Omni And Local At practice with other members of the band it actually brought a tear to the eye of one of our guitarists who has been playing about 30 years and hadnt heard a real hammond in at least half that time!

You could place an external device such as a chorus stomp box downstream from the XB-2, but these devices are designed to accept the low voltage levels generated by guitar pickups and will likely be badly overdriven by the XB-2’s hotter output levels.

Some of the pots increase their assigned effect when turned clockwise, others counter-clockwise. However, I enjoy playing piano and electric piano parts so much that I don’t often consider substituting a sustained voice over a piano percussive voice. Those marked with D will be saved to power-on defaults if it’s function button is pressed for more than 2 seconds.

If you’re the sort of person who likes to tinker with electronics and you’re not maual of tweaking with your XB2 a bit, you’ll probably find that these adjustments allow you to tailor the performance of your XB2 a little and you’ll have fun monkeying with it in the bargain.

Must order that manual cos I cant figure out the patch controls or menus The drawbars now work perfectly.