HP603 / HP605 / LX-17 / LX-7 System Program Version 1.09

This system program updates your HP603 / HP605 / LX-17 / LX-7 to the latest version 1.09.

How to know the version
Before you start, check the system program version of your HP603 / HP605 / LX-17 / LX-7.

  1. Simultaneously press the [ Ambience ] button and the [ Brilliance ] button.
  2. Press and hold the [ > ] button and select "Version."
  3. Press the [ Enter ] button.
    If this shows the latest version (version 1.09 or later), there's no need to update your HP603 / HP605 / LX-17 / LX-7.
  4. Simultaneously press the [ Ambience ] button and the [ Brilliance ] button.

Update history
[ Ver.1.09 ] MAY 2016
Additional Function

[ Ver.1.07 ]
Additional Function
  • Selecting whether to turn off the power when the keyboard lid is closed is now possible.
Please refer to the "HP605 HP603 Owner's Manual" or "LX-17 LX-7 Owner's Manual".

[ Ver.1.05 ]

Additional Function
  • A function has been provided for switching between saving or not saving settings in "Settings that are saved automatically."
Added tones
  • Magical Piano and Jazz Scat have been added.
Functionality Improvements
  • "Auto Select" has been added to the SMF Play Mode. This automatically switches the SMF Play Mode between "Internal" and "External" to match the song being played.
  • An editing function has been provided for Saving Your Performance Settings (Registration).
  • The volume balance for piano tones and other tones has been adjusted.
  • The Bluetooth ID can now be specified.
  • The page-turning function and MIDI transmit/receive function can now be used at the same time using Bluetooth.
  • "Page Turn Pedal Assign" for the Bluetooth function has additional settings.
  • A function for changing page-turning operation has been added to the Bluetooth function.
Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.
  • For certain piano tones, attenuation at the time of note cutoff was too rapid.
  • Depending on the SMF data being played back, the accompaniment part button sometimes failed to light up even when the data contained an accompaniment part.
  • Other minor bugs have been fixed.
[ Ver.1.04 ]
Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.
  • The problem of Bluetooth page-turning failing to connect in rare cases was corrected.
  • The playback of rhythm parts when playing certain SMF data was improved.

What you will need to update your HP603 / HP605 / LX-17 / LX-7
  • HP603 / HP605 / LX-17 / LX-7
  • USB Memory ( Roland's M-UF1G or M-UF2G is recommended )
    * The USB Memory need to be formatted on a HP603 / HP605 / LX-17 / LX-7.
  • A computer with a USB connector
  • Update file downloaded from this page

Cautions with the update
  • We recommend that you save your user data to a USB memory before you perform the update. If a problem occurs and your user data is lost, you will be able to restore the original state by reloading the data you saved. For details on the procedure, refer to the following sections of the Owner's Manual.
    • Initializing the Memory (Format Media)
    • Saving Piano Settings (Piano Setup Export)
    • Loading Piano Settings (Piano Setup Import)
    • Copying a Saved Song (Copy Song)
  • Never power-off your HP603 / HP605 / LX-17 / LX-7 while the update is in progress!
    If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the update process, the 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 "hplx_sys_v109.zip" file on your computer to get the update file named "R066_UPA.BIN" in the "hplx_sys_v109" folder.

Procedure for the update

Creating the Update USB Memory
  1. Copy update files R066_UPA.BIN to the root directory of a USB Memory.

Update Procedure
  1. Open the lid.
    Opening the lid automatically turns on the power.
  2. Press and hold the power button to turn off the power.
    Pressing and holding the power button makes the message "Don't disconnect the power." appear on the display. When the display disappears, the power is turned off.
  3. Connect the USB Memory to the USB memory port on the digital piano.
  4. Hold down the [ Ambience ] button and turn on the power to the digital piano.
    The message " ===update=== " appears on the display, and the update operation starts.
    * Continue to hold down the [ Ambience ] button until " ===update=== " appears on the display.
  5. When the message " complete. ===update finished.=== " appears, the update operation has finished.
    * The update operation takes about 2 minutes.
  6. Press and hold the power button to turn off the power.
    Detach the USB Memory from the digital piano.