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UtilitiesRC-3/RC-30 Demo Phrases

This is the factory preset data of the demo phrases.
You can initialize the phrase memory of the RC-3/RC-30 to the factory preset demo data by copying the WAV files included in this data to it.

Products:RC-3 / RC-30

What you will need to recover your RC-3/RC-30
  • RC-3/RC-30
  • USB cable (It must be compatible with USB 2.0 Hi-Speed.)
  • A computer with a USB connector (Windows XP/Vista/7, MacOS X)

Getting the recover files
Please open/extract the downloaded “rc3_demo_phrases.zip” file on your computer to get the recover files in the “rc3_demo_phrases” folder.

Restoring the demo phrases  to your RC-3/RC-30
* Put off one WAV file in the each folder "0XX_1" in the folder "ROLAND" - "WAVE." (The XX in “0XX_1” is the phrase memory number.)
* If a WAV file is in the folder previously, delete the phrase by the procedure of the "Deleting a Phrase" section on the owner's manual or remove the WAV file in the folder after backing up the WAV file to your computer.
* You must not do the following operations on restoring. Doing so might make your computer freeze, or might result in the loss of all of the RC-3/RC-30's data.
  • Turn off the RC-3/RC-30's power.
  • Disconnect the USB cable.
  • Allow your computer to enter suspend (standby) or hibernate mode, restart it, or shut it down.

  1. Turn on the RC-3/RC-30’s power (insert a plug into the OUTPUT A(L) jack).
    * The RC-3/RC-30 will not operate on USB bus power. We recommend that you use an AC adaptor (sold separately) to ensure that the power does not turn off while connected via USB.
  2. Use a commercially available USB cable to connect the RC-3/RC-30's USB connector to your computer's USB connector
    When the RC-3/RC-30 is recognized from your computer correctly, the display of the RC-3/RC-30 will indicate "Cn".
    * You can’t make USB connections if the RC-3/RC-30 is not stopped, or if there is a phrase that has not been saved.
  3. Open the folder "WAVE" in the folder "ROLAND" on the drive "BOSS_RC-3(BOSS_RC-30)."
    [ Windows users ]
    Within My Computer (or Computer), open "BOSS_RC-3(BOSS_RC-30)" (or Removable Disk).
    [ Mac OS users ]
    On the desktop, open the "BOSS_RC-3(BOSS_RC-30)" icon.
  4. Copy (drag and drop) the each files "090_1.WAV" - "099_1.WAV" in the folder "rc3_demo_phrases" into the each folders "090_1" - "099_1" in the folder "WAVE."
  5. After the copy has been completed, unmount or remove the drive on your computer.
    * Refer to the step four of the "Connecting to Your Computer via USB" section in the owner's manual.
  6. Disconnect the USB cable from your computer.
  7. After displaying the message "dC" on the display, press the [RHYTHM ON/OFF] button.
    The “dC” indication will disappear from the display, and the RC-3/RC-30 will return to normal operation.

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

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