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BK7m not booting up properly

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BK7m not booting up properly #6627
Hi folks - really like the site
I have a problem with my BK7m
When I turn it on the screen shows BK7m one of the button lights lights up but that’s it
Tried installing update - the screen just says update mode and that’s it
Any ideas please
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BK7m not booting up properly #6628
Try another power supply if you have one. Try using a different power circuit in the house. Try disconnecting all inputs (MIDI, audio, controllers and pedals).

Failing that, a factory reset (check out Manuals section) might reinvigorate it. But trying to install an update before you have proper operation is a VERY bad idea! That being said, I do seem to remember that one of the updates took a VERY long time to load or tended to hang. Don’t expect instant results...
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BK7m not booting up properly #6629
Thanks for the swift response - I have tried everything you suggested except factory reset - - apparently the only way to do a factory reset is to boot up the BK7m which it won’t do
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BK7m not booting up properly #6634
Which update did you apply? It might be worth looking around for an earlier one, and trying that.

Failing that, it looks like a trip to a Roland Service Center might be your only option.
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BK7m not booting up properly #6636
Yes with the BK-7m you MUST install update 1.05 before proceeding to 1.07

I'm not sure what happens if you try to apply 1.07 first, but Roland's own support website for the product states that 1.05 must be installed first:
www.roland.com/global/products/bk-7m/downloads/

Hope this helps!
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BK7m not booting up properly #6640
Hi guys thanks for all the advice but the problem I have is that the bk7m doesn’t get to the point where I can use the menu, it just hangs withbk7m on the screen and goes no further so I can’t reset to factory, if I power up with the write button held down the screen just says update mode and nothing happens - I have tried both v1.05 and1.07 and left it for 3 hours
No difference
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