OCTAPAD SPD-30 Version 2

Upgrade your OCTAPAD with Version 2

UpdatesSPD-30 System Program (Ver.2.03)

This system program updates the SPD-30 system program to the latest version 2.03.

Products:OCTAPAD SPD-30 Version 2



Table of Contents

How to know the version
Before you start, check the system program version of your SPD-30.
  1. Turn SPD-30 power on.
  2. Choose MENU -> SYSTEM -> INFO.
    Note: If this shows the latest version (Version 2.03 or later), there’s no need to update your SPD-30.
  3. Turn SPD-30 power off.


Update history
[ Version 2.03 ]

What you will need to update your SPD-30
  • SPD-30
  • A USB-memory device ( Roland M-UF1G/M-UF2G )
  • A computer with a USB connector (Windows or Mac)
  • Update file ( Please download from this page. )


Caution when performing the update
  • Never apply this update data to any product other than the SPD-30. This update data may destroy the data or system program of other products.
  • We recommend that you use the "Backing up all data" function. Please use "Loading all data" function to re-load the backup data ( Refer to the Owner's Manual P.56/57 ).
  • Never power-off your SPD-30 while the update is in progress!
    If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the update process, the SPD-30 won’t be able to start up in normal operating mode. This will require servicing, so you will need to contact Roland service center near you if this occurs.
  • We regret that we are unable to answer questions regarding the update procedure using this system program. Please perform the update responsibly, following the directions given in this document.


Getting the update file
  • Please open/extract the downloaded "spd30_sys_v203.zip" file on your computer to get the update files named "spd30.bin" and "spd30_prog1.bin" in the "spd30_sys_v203" folder.


Procedure for the update
* Please use the "Backing up all data" function. (Refer to the Owner's Manual P.56).
* Never power-off your SPD-30 while the update is in progress. If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the update process, the SPD-30 won’t be able to start up in normal operating mode.

  1. Start your computer then connect the USB memory to a USB connector of the computer.
    * Please use a USB memory formatted by using your SPD-30. ( Refer to the Owner's Manual P.55 )
  2. Copy the update file "spd30.bin" and "spd30_prog1.bin" onto the root directory of the USB-memory device.
    * Do not copy the "spd30_sys_v203" folder.
  3. Un-mount the USB-memory device through the correct procedure, then disconnect from the computer.
  4. Connect the USB-memory device to SPD-30 with the power turned off.
  5. Turn SPD-30 power on with pushing the [ F3 ] button. The following screen appears.
    Updater

    App Ver.(Build):
    2.02(100) -> 2.03(101)
    [Mass Production ]

    Press 'F1' to execute.







    [F1]
     
  6. Push the [ F1 ] button. Update process starts.
    About twenty seconds later, "completed" will be displayed.
    Updater

    App Ver.(Build):
    2.03(101)
    [Mass Production ]

    >execute .....
    completed!
     
     
    Turn the power off.
    Switch on the POWER again,
    and execute a FACTORY RESE
    T.
     
     
     
  7. Turn the power off and on again.
  8. When it was updated from Version 1.xx, "All kit data was reset to the new factory preset data." automatically as the message appearing on the screen on booting up.
  9. Perform the Factory Reset operation. (Refer to the Owner's Manual P.20)
  10. Please load your backup data if needed.

* After you perform the update, you must delete the update file from the USB-memory device for the normal usage.
* Please use "Loading all data" function to re-load the backup data if you backup( Refer to the Owner's Manual P.57 ).



License Agreement

Be sure to read the Safety Instructions and the License Agreement before proceeding download.

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