ROLAND JV1080/JV2080/XP50/XP80 FAQ
JV1080/2080/XP50/80 FAQ PAGE
With a synthesizer this complex, there are always problems - this page is meant
as a resource to programs, links and text files to overcome the most common
ones. Its not much, yet, but it'll get there when I find more time!
Q - where can I find a comprehensive FAQ on the JV1080?
A - right here. It is compiled by David Peters, he is the absolute first on the jv-subject!.
Q - Is a downloadable Manual there for JV-1080 or it's brothers?
A - No, press Roland to do as other rival companies have done for a long, long time! IMO it sucks!
http://www.rolandus.com/mojo/manuals.aspx>There is now a place you can use to get manuals but you still have to register
Q - Is there a free Editor for the Mac?
A - You can use an Emulator to use the Pc-Editors, otherwise, NO.
There is said to be a free editor out but i don't have more information
right now :(
but look at the next information, which a user has given to me:
more for Mac
Q - what is the roland checksum and how can i calculate it?
A - the Roland Checksum
Q - how can i use a midi-file that somebody did sent to me? I think he uses a Macintosh Format.
A - a program to extract binary mail that used StuffIt to encode files (Eudora, Pegasus e.c.)
Q - how can i make any use of a zipped midi-file?
A - everything about compression
Q - how can i change .syx files into midifiles?
A - if you have a C language compiler, this will do.
Q - where can i get more information about .MID files?
A - by all means: read the newsgroups please, no better information ever.
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