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BK-9 user drum set not initializing

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BK-9 user drum set not initializing #5340
When I start up my BK-9 my user drum set is not initializing. I have to pick a midi file that uses the set, start the song, and then the set works from then on.
This also is the situation when I play a 'frozen' song off the laptop.....I need to get the user drum set working first. (unless I happen to choose a song that doesn't use the user drum set)
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BK-9 user drum set not initializing #5352
TBH, I don't use User Drumkits, so not really knowledgeable about your problem.

One thing I do know is that the BK's initialize (Save as Default) only with a ROM style. You can't get the BK to startup using a stick resource (SMF, style or MP3), so, because you can't alter the ROM styles back to their ROM location (the old G/E series allowed you to do this with a hack), you cannot link to anything that uses that User Kit. This is so that the BK will start up even if there is no stick in the slot...

If you only use the one User Kit, you might try making a Performance that uses that kit and put it at the top of the Performance List to easily remind yourself to load it to start with, but AFAIK, there is no automatable way to get the kit loaded in the first place.
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BK-9 user drum set not initializing #5386
A logical question might be.....why now and why not in the first year of my BK-9 operation. What has changed?
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BK-9 user drum set not initializing #5387
Ah! You are saying this USED to work and now doesn't? You didn't mention that...
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BK-9 BK-7m G70. Kurzweil K2500S, Korg Triton. Samick upright piano. iMac 27", HR824 monitors.

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