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What type of hard drive is best for storing sample libraries for playback?
Platter hard drives
SSD (solid state drive)
What parameter is most important when making a ‘split’ style multi?
What types of instruments can you find in the factory library?
Only vintage synths
Literally, almost every instrument ever
Only acoustic instruments
Only physical modeled instruments
What type of Kontakt file contains instrument mapping and setup info?
What icon must you click to get to the screen insert effects are located?
The ‘i’ in the top of the panel
The FX icon in the bottom right
The wrench in the upper left
The ‘edit / insert FX’ context menu
When new instruments are added, they are always automatically mapped to MIDI channel 1. True or false?
How many menus does the instrument panel have to cycle between?
4 (samples, snapshots, MIDI, and info)
3 (snapshots, info, and MIDI)
2 (snapshots and info)
How do you assign custom MIDI CC automation to a screen control?
Both of these
None of these
Drag and drop from the automation tab
Right click a screen control
A multi is made up of several…
Snapshots are located…
In the left hand of the library window
By clicking the ‘camera’ icon in the instrument panel
In the ‘file’ menu
Why might you switch from DFD to Sampler as a source?
If you have a slow hard drive but plenty of RAM to load samples
To save on disk space
To play back longer samples
On iOS devices
Why do you need to set audio and MIDI preferences in the standalone app?
macOS doesn’t allow plugins to interface with audio inputs
There is no digital audio workstation to control those settings for you
Windows drivers require standalone apps to manage audio
You can assign instruments to separate physical outputs of your audio interface. True or false?
When mapping a sample, what effect does dropping it lower or higher above the note on the screen have?
Raises the pitch of the selected sample
Speeds up the selected sample
Automatically ‘stretches’ the sample to a range of notes
All Kontakt sample libraries must be stored in the same folder. True or false?
How do you open the ‘Auto Map Setup’ function?
There is no ‘automap setup’
Open the preferences window of Kontakt
File / Sample / Automap setup’
Right click a sample cell
Keyswitches are often located…
Outside an instrument’s typical playable range
Always on the bottom 4 keys
Always on the top 4 keys
On yellow colored keys
When you install a library by downloading in Native Access it is automatically added to your library on the left side
The play series instruments do not share any common user interface elements. True or false?
When sampling, you can use 3rd party autosamplers to speed up the workflow. True or false?
You can restrict the MIDI range of an instrument in the options page. True or false?
Retro machines does not make extensive use of pre-made snapshots. True or false?
Kontakt memory server has the most use…
In a 32 bit host
On brand new computers
in a 64 bit host
What type of program is Native Access?
A standalone application
A menu inside of the Kontakt plugin
A control panel extension
3rd-party Kontakt instruments cannot appear in the library browser. True or false?
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