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Basic Sample-Creation Principles > Multisampling - Pg. 242

High Key--Sets the highest possible note in a selected key zone. Note that it cannot have a value less than its low key value. Sample--If you are using a patch with multiple samples and key zones, you can use this knob to select a sample for a particular key zone. Root Key--Displays the root or original pitch of the loaded sample. Use the Root Key knob to move the original pitch up or down the keyboard. Tune--This knob is used to correct the pitch of a sample and has a range of +/- 50 semitones. Level--Sets the amplitude for a selected sample. Loop--Sets the loop mode for the sample. You can select Off (no looping), FW (constant looping between two points), and FW-BW (plays loop from start to end, and then end to start). SETTING LOOP POINTS A loop point occurs when a sample is prepared to continuously loop from left to right in order to give the illusion that the sample is sustaining. Loop points are commonly used on sample patches such as pianos or guitars, to make the patch act more like the actual instrument. Another use for loop points are with drum loops that need to repeat cleanly without pops and clicks. These loop points are created in audio-editing programs such as WaveLab, Sound Forge, and Peak. Once the loop points have been established, the audio-editing program saves them with the audio file. NN-19 will use them when the Loop mode