MOTIF XF OS Updater V1.50
This update is applicable to the following models:
MOTIF XF6/MOTIF XF7/MOTIF XF8 with firmware versions earlier than 1.50
How to Check The Version of your MOTIF XF.
1. Push [UTILITY] to enter the Utility mode.
2. Push [UTILITY], [Cursor Up] and [F1] buttons simultaneously.
The following message will appear:
About MOTIF XF
MOTIF XF Firmware Version *.**.*
MOTIF XF Kernel Version ************
MOTIF XF Contents Version *.**.*
The unit's version is indicated by " MOTIF XF Firmware Version *.**.* "
Only the numbers up to the two decimal places after the first dot are important in reading the version number, you can ignore the numbers after the second dot.
Ex.) 1.01.0=1.01, 1.12.0=1.12
Press the [EXIT] button to exit version information.
One USB memory device of over 512MB capacity formatted on the MOTIF XF
<V1.40 to V1.50>
- The MOTIF XF now supports the Yamaha USB Wireless LAN Adaptor UD-WL01. Please note that only the IEEE802.11b/g protocol is available.
- The following new Effect types are now available.
Reverb: HD Hall, HD Room, and HD Plate
Insertion (Guitar Efx): US Combo, Jazz Combo, US High Gain, British Lead, Multi Efx, Small Stereo, British Combo, and British Legend
- Fixed a problem in which the tempo value in the Control Function window would not be the same as the actual tempo when the Initialize operation in the Mixing Job window would be done with the checkmark setting of “All Parameters” to on.
- Other minor problems have been corrected.
- In case you have updated the firmware version to V1.50, please use the MOTIF XF Editor version of V1.6.3 or later.
- In case you attempt to load a file that was saved in a firmware version of V1.50 or later into a firmware version of V1.40 or earlier, the new Effect types that have been added to firmware version V1.50 would be replaced as “No Effect” or “Thru.”
- All User data (User Voices, User Performances, Songs and so on) will be initialized by this updater. Please make sure that you save all User data to a USB storage device or to a computer connected to the same network before performing this update.
When you need to backup the data written in Flash Memory Expansion Module, set the Type to "All" and select "without sample" in Save FL1, Save FL2 in the File mode.
Save FL1: without sample
Save FL2: without sample
Moreover, when you load backup data, make following settings.
[In File Mode]
Type -> All
Load USR -> USR
Load FL1 -> FL1 without sample
Load FL2 -> FL2 without sample
After you've completed the update and reboot MOTIF XF, the message "New Flash Memory Module, Please load waveform data" will be displayed. Load the backup data (the message disappears).
- This updater is only for the MOTIF XF synthesizer.
- This updater is to be used at the user's own risk.
- The unit may become inoperable if the electrical supply is interrupted while running the updater (by pulling out the AC cord, etc.). If this happens, run the updater again from the first step.
- If the unit does not function after running the updater, please contact your nearest Yamaha service center.
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