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FR-3x Button type


System ProgramFR-3x / FR-3xb System Program Version 1.05

This system program updates your FR-3x / FR-3xb to the latest version 1.05.

Products:FR-3x Piano type / FR-3x Button type

How to know the version
Please check the version of the system working on your FR-3x / FR-3xb before downloading the archive file.
  1. Press the right hand register [ 2 ] (JAZZ) while power on the V-Accordion.
* Don't perform the update if the product is already up-to-date.

Version history
[ Ver.1.05 ]
[Bug Fix]
The following bug is fixed.
  • System may hang up when loading VA-SE-0xx Sound expansion.

Items to prepare for the update
Following items are required to perform the update.
  • FR-3x / FR-3xb itself
  • USB Flash Memory ( Roland's M-UF2G is recommended )
    * The USB Flash Memory need to be formatted on a FR-3x / FR-3xb.
  • A computer with a USB connector ( Windows, Mac )

Cautions with the update
  • Never apply this update data to any product other than the FR-3x / FR-3xb. This update data may destroy the data or system program of other products.
  • Never power-off your FR-3x / FR-3xb while the update is in progress!
    If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the update process, the FR-3x / FR-3xb 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.

How to update

  1. Expand the downloaded file "fr3x_sys_v105.zip" on your computer to get the following content ( 1 folder and 4 files ).
    - DATAROM (folder)
    - a.rom
    - startup
    - update
  2. First delete all existing files from the USB memory then copy the above content (1 folder and 4 files) to the USB memory's root folder.
  3. After verifying that the FR-3x / FR-3xb power is off, plug the USB memory into the FR-3x USB MEMORY port.
  4. Turn the power on while keeping and holding the Treble register [1] and Treble register [2] until the message "Upd" will appear on the display.
    When updating is successfully completed, the "End" message will appear on the display. Turn the FR-3X power off and unplug the USB memory.
    Note: The update procedure takes about 2 minutes.

License Agreement

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

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