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G70 pcmcia storage options

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G70 pcmcia storage options #6354

Fran wrote: That is just the copy notice.. After you disconnect,, Select the song search external.. Now you will see recovering data base activity.

I'm not sure what you mean. Could you explain what the "song search external" and the "recovering data base" is, please? Where is this found? Ty!!!
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If you added songs or styles in the proper "put here" then they transferred to the Compact flash in you G70.. After it says disconnect ,,
do so.. Now you go to the "finder"" on the right side of G70.. If you added styles select style ..if you added songs, select songs. The G70 will start the data base automatically.. It will show percentage on G70 screen..
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Fran wrote: If you added songs or styles in the proper "put here" then they transferred to the Compact flash in you G70.. After it says disconnect ,,
do so.. Now you go to the "finder"" on the right side of G70.. If you added styles select style ..if you added songs, select songs. The G70 will start the data base automatically.. It will show percentage on G70 screen..

Thanks. I will try this. I will note that I did try searching for the style I added, but couldn't find it. However, your instructions seem to be getting at something else, right?

I transferred this data to my g70 yesterday. This process you mention above does not have to be done right after I transferred the style, or does it? In other words, If I transferred it, it should be there now once I follow the instructions above, right?

By percentage, you mean loading percentage? So it will load the styles on?

Thanks!
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Fran is spot on with his instructions,one thing to remember though,if it`s a SONG you`ve loaded,when you use the finder,make sure
the green arrow on SONG NAME is lit and not FILE NAME or you won`t find it,that is unless you know the file name also.
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G70 pcmcia storage options #6359
Note however that when the Arranger is put to ON, the default settings
for the internal memory are used. When selecting in the Finder the
Song, Style or User Prg, the screen will show in the top right part of the
screen the settings to which storage of the arranger is set to (Orange).

To access the external memory, tick the External Memory button.
There are separate settings for the Song, Style or User Prg.

Once the External Memory is selected and there are changes, the
Arranger will now update the Database for the selected Song, Style
or User Prg part.
1 week 5 days ago Last edit: 1 week 5 days ago by Willem52.
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Fran wrote: Yes and Yes

I followed your instructions. Unfortunately, the style is not showing up. Before I put the style in, I didn't get the device full message, though I do now. Weirdly, the song shows up when I hook the computer to the roland, just not on the roland itself.

Edit: Also, I did not see percentage at all.
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Where are you looking for the style? If you are looking by using the computer, after the style has been put in the “put new styles here“ folder, once the database has done it’s crunching it is no longer in the ‘put new styles here’ folder, but it should be at the root level of the regular styles folder.
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Fran wrote: Yes and Yes

I got it! I think there was limited space on my internal drive, hence the full memory message. However, after I put the PCMCIA card, I clicked the finder and style and then the percentage came up (which only occurs when you load a certain amount of styles on). Then, boom - the styles came up! Thanks so much, @Fran and all!! Lifesaver. Have been trying to do this for literally ten years. No joke.
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There is a good case to be made for suggesting that, if you haven’t already spent a lot of time making UPG’s and UPS’s using the Internal memory, you place ALL your user data on the Card. This certainly simplifies backup (backup the card and you are guaranteed to have backed up all your work!).

If you are starting out with a newly acquired G70 or E80, and haven’t already spent a lot of time creating setups using styles and SMF’s in the Internal memory, making the External memory your only memory is a good idea. I seem to remember there were reports of DB corruption and other problems when the Internal memory became completely full. The arranger seemed to like at least a certain amount of free space in the Internal memory.
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G70 pcmcia storage options #6364

Diki wrote: There is a good case to be made for suggesting that, if you haven’t already spent a lot of time making UPG’s and UPS’s using the Internal memory, you place ALL your user data on the Card. This certainly simplifies backup (backup the card and you are guaranteed to have backed up all your work!).

If you are starting out with a newly acquired G70 or E80, and haven’t already spent a lot of time creating setups using styles and SMF’s in the Internal memory, making the External memory your only memory is a good idea. I seem to remember there were reports of DB corruption and other problems when the Internal memory became completely full. The arranger seemed to like at least a certain amount of free space in the Internal memory.

Thanks! This is a wonderful idea, thanks for bringing it to my attention! How do I x-fer all internal data to my card? Should I follow the instructions of pg. 14 of the forum's user guide?
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As long as it is just styles and sequences you have put on the internal memory, all you really need to do is copy them from the internal memory to your computer, then put them all in the “put new styles here “, or “ Put new songs here” folders on the external memory, and delete them from the internal memory, which will free up plenty of space for the database to work.

The problems start if you have already created user programs, or user program sets that refer to the styles or songs on the internal data. There is no real easy way of transferring the data to the card without completely redoing all of the programs. Unlike a computer, the arranger is not smart enough to track you moving the data around and adjust the programs accordingly.

But as long as you haven’t done that yet, might as well get a good jump on the new system, and start from there.
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G70 pcmcia storage options #6366
Here is another strong reason for having a fair bit of room in your internal memory but putting all your user data on the card…

Unlike the BK series, the G\E series allowed no hierarchical folder structure. This made auditioning sequences and styles problematical if you dumped in a bunch to try out, and decided to erase the ones you didn’t want to use (which is usually most of them!). Because all the new styles or sequences were mixed in with the existing user data, you had to keep a very careful track of what you added and what was already in there, or you ran the risk of deleting needed data or leaving unused data in there.

But if you have an internal memory with sufficient space left in it, it is easy to add new material there, and audition it, keep a careful track of what you liked, and then simply transfer needed data to the card, and erase the internal User memory completely.

Fortunately, this limitation disappeared with the BK series and beyond, but trying new user data out was always an issue with the old arrangers. This strategy allows you to keep only what you want without a bunch of running around trying to erase what you don’t.
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