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System ProgramVP-7 System Program (Ver.1.02)

This system program updates the VP-7 system program to the latest version 1.02.


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Update history
[Version 1.02]
  • Until now, only two choices, Ch.1 and OMNI, were available when specifying the MIDI reception channel. Now, with version 1.02, you can choose any MIDI channel (Ch. 1–16) or OMNI.
    (Refer to the "VP-7 Version 1.02 Supplementary Manual" (VP-7_l_ver102_je01_W.pdf) for details.)

How to know the version 
Before you start, check the system program version of your VP-7.
  1. Hold down [Kids Choir] button and [Trio 1] button, and turn VP-7 power on.
    Continue holding down the buttons until the "442" is displayed.
  2. Check the version of your VP-7.
    • Ver.1.01: Both the [Female Choir] button and the [Trio 2] button light red.
    • Ver.1.02: Both the [Female Choir] button and the [Trio 1] button light red.
    Note: If this shows the Ver.1.02, there’s no need to update your VP-7.
  3. Turn VP-7 power off.

Getting the update file
  • Please open/extract the downloaded “vp7_sys_v102.zip” file on your computer to get the update files named “vp7_up.bin” in the “vp7_sys_v102” folder.

What you will need to update your VP-7
  • VP-7
  • A USB-memory device (M-UF1G / M-UF2G)
  • A computer with a USB connector (Windows XP/Vista/7, MacOS X v10.4.3 or later)
  • Update file downloaded from this page

Caution when performing the update
  • Never apply this update data to any product other than the VP-7. This update data may destroy the data or system program of other products.
  • Never power-off your VP-7 while the update is in progress!
    If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the update process, turn VP-7 off and on. And then please performe this update again.
  • If the VP-7 cannot be updated, the update file might not be copied to the USB memory correctly. Please copy the update file and performe this update again.
  • If the VP-7 cannot be updated and 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.

Procedure for the update
  • Important Notes on System Settings
    Performing a system update resets the System Settings to their factory defaults. The VP-7 has no feature for backing up the System Settings. We recommend that you back up the System Settings by noting them down in writing.
    VP-7 stores the following settings:
    • The last-selected sound
    • MIDI receive mode
    • Dynamics setting
    • Pitch bend range
  • Never power-off your VP-7 while the update is in progress.
Creating the Update USB Memory
  1. Start your computer then connect the USB memory to a USB connector of the computer.
  2. Copy the update file “vp7_up.bin” onto the root directory of the USB-memory device.
    * Do not copy the “vp7_sys_v102” folder.
  3. Un-mount the USB-memory device through the correct procedure, then disconnect from the computer.
Update Procedure
  1. Turn VP-7 power off, and connect the USB-memory device to the USB FOR UPDATE Connector on VP-7's Bottom Panel.
  2. Turn VP-7 power on. Update process will start automatically and the MIDI Indicator will be blinking.
    You will take about twenty seconds to update.
    When the update processing is completed, all indicators will light up.
  3. Turn VP-7 power off, and disconnect the USB-memory device.
  4. Please verify the version number “1.02” with the procedure described in “How to know the version” part of this document.
  5. Turn VP-7 power off.
  6. Hold down [Bypass] button and [Female Choir] button, and turn VP-7 power on to reset to Default Factory Setting.
* After you perform the update, you should delete the update file from the USB-memory device.

License Agreement

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

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