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How To Update Yamaha MONTAGE6/MONTAGE7/MONTAGE8 Synthesizer’s Operating System To Version 1.50

How To Update Yamaha MONTAGE6/MONTAGE7/MONTAGE8 Synthesizer’s Operating System To Version 1.50

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Jehoshaphat I. Abu
·Feb 18, 2017·

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MONTAGE OS Version 1.5 has arrived! This update improves Sound, Control and Workflow — and will appeal to musicians of all types. MONTAGE OS v1.5 is a free download available here. Check out some of the specific enhancements here:

NOTICE: — This updater is only for the MONTAGE synthesizer. — This updater is to be used at the user’s own risk. — All User memory (Library data, User data, User sample and so on) will be initialized by this updater. Please make sure that you have saved all User data to a USB flash drive before performing this update. — The unit may become inoperable if the electrical supply is interrupted while running the updater (by disconnecting 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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This update is applicable to the following version: MONTAGE6/MONTAGE7/MONTAGE8 with firmware versions earlier than V1.50

Let’s get started. (Please read this document carefully before updating your MONTAGE synthesizer.)

NOTICE: All User memory (Library data, User data, User sample and so on) will be initialized by this updater. Please make sure that you save all User data to a USB flash drive before performing this update. Library data cannot be backed up. Please prepare the original library data. In addition, when you load backup data, load libraries first before the user data.

Required Items — One USB flash drive of over 1GB capacity formatted on the MONTAGE (Click here to learn how to format USB flash drive on the MONTAGE)

  1. After downloading, copy the following uncompressed files to a USB flash drive that has been formatted on the MONTAGE. No other files should be present on the USB flash drive.

2. Power off the MONTAGE.

3. Connect the USB flash drive prepared in step 1 to the [USB TO DEVICE] terminal of the MONTAGE.

Power on the MONTAGE while holding down the [Cursor UP] and [UTILITY] buttons until the “YAMAHA” logo appears on screen.

4. The MONTAGE OS updater will begin with the message “Searching for the updater…” and “MONTAGE updater .**.”.

When the message “Finish. Please turn off.” appears, turn off the MONTAGE and remove the USB flash drive.

WARNING: DO NOT power off or remove the USB flash drive from the MONTAGE until the “Finish. Please turn off.” message appears. If power is accidently interrupted while running the updater (by disconnecting the AC cord, etc.), the unit may become inoperable. If this happens, run the updater again. If the unit still does not function after doing this, please contact your nearest Yamaha service center.

5. Power on the MONTAGE.

This completes the update process.

Credits: Tyros AndI Yamaha US

 
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