Roland MC202 - A & B model?

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Roland MC202 - A & B model?

Post by unklekarma » Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:05 pm

I've just bought 2 Roland MC202 (more or less), but the seller is saying that it's 2 different models.
As he hasn't used them for 2 years and they are packed away in a studio, he can't give me any info right now :(

I'm reallys curious - I can't find anything on the net about 2 different 202 models :(
Nothing...

Please, someone?
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Re: Roland MC202 - A & B model?

Post by Computer Controlled » Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:25 pm

Just like the different 909, i've never heard of this.
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Re: Roland MC202 - A & B model?

Post by wiss » Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:56 pm

Computer Controlled wrote:Just like the different 909, i've never heard of this.
there are 3 or more different OS's of the 909, I wouldn't be surprised if there 2 or more different version of the MC-202. Roland upgraded gear regular while rolling them off the production line.
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Re: Roland MC202 - A & B model?

Post by Arddhu » Wed Nov 12, 2008 12:49 am

I did read in a review once upon a time that someone's stock 202 responded to external sequencing without the lag they usually do, suggesting that maybe Roland did release an updated version.

Could be?

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Re: Roland MC202 - A & B model?

Post by unklekarma » Wed Nov 12, 2008 8:36 am

Ok, what are the different 909 OS doing?

I'm actually thinking of contacting Roland ...
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Re: Roland MC202 - A & B model?

Post by vekter303 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:35 am

Did you ever find out about the firmware versions from Roland, or A and B model?

Recently ordered one from Reverb and would be interested to know. Would be great if anyone has further infromation on the Tubbutec upgrade, last infromation on froums is approaching a year old.

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Re: Roland MC202 - A & B model?

Post by tim gueguen » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:16 am

You might not get an answer. unklekarma hasn't been here since 2014.
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Re: Roland MC202/TR-909 OS and EEPROM

Post by vekter303 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:58 am

Yeah, nothing ventured...

Thanks though Tim :)

For what its worth, Im still curious about OS updates for both MC-202 and TR-909.
I understand the 909 updated OS (V.4) was about bugs in the MIDI function, although I have also seen pretty comprehensive tests on latency that demonstrate theres no big issue in the older OS; could be theres other issues?!?

Would be interested to know how the EEPROM version is determined?

If anyone has a clue it would be appreciated, may contact Roland myself; although I will stop short of tracking down Unklekarma :)

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