It's possible to use the pads to trigger the instruments in the percussion part of the TD-20. This can be a useful tool when wanting to create a separate percussion part in the TD-20's sequencer. Use the following steps to set up the TD-20 so the pads are triggering the percussion part:
- Press SETUP.
- Press F1 [MIDI].
- Press F2 [GLOBAL].
- Use the CURSOR Up / Down buttons to select "Local Control." By default, the local control setting is "ON DRUM".
- Turn the VALUE dial to select "ON PERC."
- Press EXIT twice to return to the main "Drum Kit" menu. Note: The pads will now be triggering the percussion part instruments. The percussion part is found in the sequencer section of the TD-20. For more info about the percussion part and selecting different percussion sets, refer to chapter 6 (Sequencer playback) in the TD-20 manual.