Updates & Drivers
MV-8000 System Update Version 3.54
Please refer to the "MV_Update_Procedure.pdf" for the update procedure.
MV Patches: CR-7800 Kit
The Roland CR-78 drum machine was originally manufactured in 1978 and has been used on countless records over its lifetime. Now the sounds of the CR lives again in the new CR-7800 kit for the MV Series Production Studio.
Please refer to the "Readme.txt" file included in this download for the install procedure.
MV Patches: TR-527
TR-505, TR-707, and TR-727: Roland has captured and combined these classic sounds into one convenient, 3-bank package called the TR-527.
Please refer to the "readme.txt" file, include in the download, for the install procedure.
MV Patches: TR-808
Every famous TR-808 sound, complete with knob twists and nuances, has been masterfully captured in uncompressed, full-resolution audio.
Please refer to the "readme.txt" file, included in this download, for the install procedure.
MV-8800 Sounds: Dirt & Grime Kit
This drum kit is available for existing 8000 and 8800 owners and spans a range of musical styles from urban, R&B and electro house. The kit has a slighty gritty sound and a wider-than-normal range of sensitivity so you can experiment with changes in swing and volume.
MV-8000 Factory Patches
This file contains the factory patches that originally shipped with the MV-8000. Please refer to the "Readme.txt" file included in the download for more information.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 01: Creating a New Project
An MV-8000 project holds for everything you need when you're working on a song. This booklet will help you understand how to get the most from your projects, and how to set up them up for the way you like to work.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 02: Loading Patches
This booklet explains how to load patches into the MV-8000 when you're trying to find the sounds for a project, or when you just want to have some fun playing the MV-8000.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 03: Sampling
This booklet gets you started with MV-8000 sampling. It's also intended as a companion for the MVWS04, MVWS05, MVWS06, and MVWS07 booklets, which discuss some of the more advanced ways you can sample.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 04: Auto Chop
It's easy to slice up a sample into separate sounds you can play on the MV-8000 pads. This booklet explains how to do this using the MV-8000's Auto Chop feature.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 05: Importing a Sample from CD
Learn how to make samples from audio CD and data CD-ROMs.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 06: Direct Recording
Did you know you can use the MV-8000's sampler to simply record along with your sequenced tracks? This booklet explains how.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 07: Spreading a Sample Across the Pads
This booklet explains how to lay out a single sample across a set of pads so you can play it at different pitches.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 08: Getting the Most from Sample RAM
The MV-8000 makes it easy to trim away samples youve decided not to use so that you have more room for stuff you do want. This booklet explains how to optimize a project.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 09: MPC-to-MV Translator
This booklet is for people migrating to the MV-8000 from AKAI MPC products. If you know how to do something on an MPC, this booklet will tell you how to do it on the MV-8000.
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MV-8000 Workshop Series 10: Getting Around the MV-8000’s Hard Drive
If you own an MV-8000, and dont own a personal computer, this booklet explains how to navigate the MV-8000s hard drive.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 11: Working with External MIDI Instruments
This booklet explains how to play MIDI instruments—including computer-based soft synths—from the MV-8000’s pads, as well as how to use MIDI sounds in your MV-8000 sequences.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 12: Using the MV-8000 with an External Sequencer
The MV-8000 can act as a powerful sample player when it’s used with a computer sequencing program, or with a standalone hardware sequencer. This booklet explains how.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 13: Automation
With automation, the MV-8000 memorizes and plays back mix settings for you, helping you create the perfect mix for a song or pattern. This booklet explains how to use the MV-8000’s automation features.
MV-8000 Workshop Series 14: Using EQ
The MV-8000’s built-in EQ lets you adjust the tone of your audio tracks and MIDI track instruments so they sound just the way you want them to. This booklet explains how to use the MV-8000 EQ, and includes a bunch of tips if you’re new to EQ.
Sampler Compatibility Guide
Check this PDF document for compatible drives and RAM.