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Roland R-880 users, please!
Old 16th April 2014
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Yep, i thought they wouldnt work at all in V1.
Actually i just sold a Lee Quintana card to someone in France, was it you by any chance? (Small world if so..)

Im afraid you need not only a Version 2 system card but also new eproms for the main rack unit if you want to upgrade.
Old 16th April 2014
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yes I'm that guy. Fortunately 62 presets work fine, 24 don't load. During boot, I read that GC-8 system is v1.02 (is that the same as v.1 ?) and R-880 is v2 so maybe that I only need the v2 system card ?
Old 16th April 2014
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Hmmm not sure man, maybe someone else can chip in with some info.
I was always told that the R880 user cards wouldn't work with version 1 OS?
So anyway, im glad its working for you, perhaps if you upgrade to version 2 the rest will load
Old 17th April 2014
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Originally Posted by RobJB06 View Post
I was always told that the R880 user cards wouldn't work with version 1 OS?
I thought that it mainly concerned the R-880 eprom, maybe that my GC-8 system card is a first "upgrade" after v.1 (it is v1.02 and there's a sticker under R88-GC8-1 written "R88OGC802" instead of "V2").
As the eprom in R880, which seems more hard to find, appears to be the right one, it's less difficult (but still expensive) to find the v2 card.
Old 3rd May 2016
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hi..

which memory cards are combatible with r880?
m512-256n,g,e ?does an m256 card has enough space to back up 2- preset cards?
Old 28th September 2016
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Originally Posted by stergios View Post
hi..

which memory cards are combatible with r880?
m512-256n,g,e ?does an m256 card has enough space to back up 2- preset cards?
I've just seen your question - m521 as well as m256 should work. I don't know if you can store two preset cards on one card. But it's always a good idea to have spare cards with redundant information on them.
Old 28th September 2016
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hi..i ve already bought the r880 and...cards.
1 card is not capable to back up 2 cards,even if this card is a m512.
The problem is that r880 can recognise 100 presets only on a card.This way a m512 card has the capacity to back up 2 cards but it is not possible cause 2 cards have more than 100 presets.
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