Updates & Drivers
VS-1824CD System Update Version 1.501 (SMF)
This update adds compatibility with the VS8F-3 effects board. Please refer to the 'readme.pdf' and the 'VS8F3 For Legacy.pdf' documents for the update procedure.
Note to PC Users:
If you are having problems sending these files from your sequencer, or if you need a sequencer to send these files, download the PCSMF Update Application located here.
Note to Mac Users:
You will need the UPD SMF Update Application if you do not have access to a sequencer program.
VS8F-3 Plug-Ins Legacy Update (PC/Mac)
Here are the latest updates of all the VS Plug-Ins available for the Legacy VS recorders (VS-1680/1880/1824CD). This includes: T-Racks Mastering Plug-Ins, Antares Auto-Tune, McDSP Chrome Tone, TCR3000 Reverb, UA 1176 and LA-2A Compressors, and the Roland VS8F-3 Plug-in package. Please read the NOTE below, as well as the "README!!InstallingPlug-InUpdates.pdf" included in the download folder for the update instructions.
NOTE: The update files that you download and save to your computer from the link above are enclosed in a compressed zip file. These files will need to be extracted from the zip file before you can burn them to a CD.
You can do this by using the WinZip application on your PC running Windows XP, or by using Stuffit Expander on your Macintosh (needed for OS 10.2.x or below). If you're using Mac OS X 10.3.x or above, then you will not need Stuffit Expander.
When you double-click on the downloaded file that you saved to your computer, WinZip or Stuffit Expander should startup automatically. If you do not have WinZip (PC) or Stuffit Expander (Mac) installed, then you must download it, install it, and extract/unzip the update files folder before you can complete the update procedure.
You can get WinZip from the following link:http://winzip.com
You can get Stuffit Expander from the following link:http://www.stuffit.com/mac/expander/
TurboStart for VS-1824CD
An Introduction to Recording Your Own CD
VS Series Compatible Media Guide
VS8F-3 Workshop 01: Mastering the Mastering Tool Kit
This booklet takes you deep into the heart of the VS8F-3’s Mastering Tool Kit, or “MTK,” plug-in, explaining how to produce tight, punchy CDs from your finished mixes. You’ll find detailed explanations of the MTK’s EQ and dynamics processors, and a wealth of advanced tips.