TD-50 System Program ( Ver.1.05 )

How to know the version
Before you start, check the system program version of your TD-50.
  1. Press [ SETUP ] to invoke the setup screen.
  2. Use the PAGE [ UP ] and [ DOWN ] buttons to access the page where the INFO icon is located (SETUP MENU 2).
  3. Press the [ F3 ] button to select the INFO icon.
  4. The current version appears on the display ("Program Version").
    * If information other than Program Version is displayed, press the [ F1 ] button (PROGRAM).
  5. Press the [ EXIT ] button twice to return to the DRUM KIT screen.

Update history
[ Ver.1.05 ] JAN 2017
Please refer to the "TD-50 Reference Manual" for detailed information in the [ Owner's Manuals ].

Additional Function
  • Brush playing is supported.
Functionality Improvements
  • Type was added to the Direct Out assignment setting (standard setting).
Bug Fixes
following bugs were fixed.
  • User Sample Import is not possible for WAV files created under certain conditions.
  • Minor bugs have been fixed.

[ Ver.1.04 ] OCT 2016
Functionality Improvements
  • Expressiveness when struck repeatedly in rapid succession has been improved.
  • Dynamic Enhancer has been added to the V-Edit parameters.
Bug Fix
The following bug was fixed.
  • Minor bugs have been fixed.

What you will need to update
  • TD-50
  • SD Card formatted on the TD-50

Getting the update file
Please open/extract the downloaded "" file on your computer to get the update file in the "td50_sys_v105" folder.

Caution when performing the update
  • Never apply this update data to any product other than the TD-50. This update data may destroy the data or system program of other products.
  • Never power-off your TD-50 while the update is in progress!
    If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the update process, the TD-50 won’t be able to start up in normal operating mode. This will require servicing, so you will need to contact Roland service center near you if this occurs.
  • We regret that we are unable to answer questions regarding the update procedure using this system program. Please perform the update responsibly, following the directions given in this document.

Procedure for the update
Creating the Update SD Card
  1. Copy all files and folders in the td50_sys_v105 folder to the SD card's root directory (the level immediately on accessing the SD card).
    * Do not copy the "td50_sys_v105" folder.

Update Procedure
  1. Connect SD Card to TD-50's SD card slot. Turn the power on with pressing [ REC ] button.
  2. The message "update finished." will appear on the display when the update process completes.
  3. Turn the power off and un-mount the SD Card from TD-50.
  4. Please verify the version number with the procedure described in "How to tell the version" part of this document.


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