Roland D-50

Turn off protect

  1. Press Function
  2. Press F1 (Func)
  3. Press F2 (to select Protect)
  4. Move joystick to the left for “Off”
  5. Press Exit

To load a bank

  1. Press Preset/User button
  2. Move joystick to the right so that User bank is selected
  3. Press one of the Patch Number buttons (1-8)
  4. Press function
  5. Press right arrow twice until screen reads “(B.Dump)(B.Load)”
  6. Hold shift button and press F2 for “B.Load”
  7. You should see “BulkLoad.0 Sure?”
  8. Press Enter for yes
  9. In Patch Bank tab in Patch Base, select a bank from the browser to transmit the selected bank
  10. After Sending… window goes away, D-50 should read “Completed.”

To save a bank from the synth

  1. Open Patch Bank tab in Patch Base
  2. Tap the Fetch button in the top right. Patch Base will wait for MIDI Data
  3. On the D-50: Press Data Transfer button once
  4. Now, while holding the Data Transfer button down, press the button below "B.Dump"
  5. You should see “BulkDump.0" and "Are you sure?”
  6. Press Enter for yes

You should see the progress bar in Patch Base fill up as MIDI data is sent.
When it disappears, the bank should be loaded and patch names will show
Use the Save button in the browser to save the bank to a file on your iPad.
 

More Resources

For more resources related to this synth, read our Roland D-50 Resources page.