Roland Director-s?

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Roland Director-s?

Post by ColorForm2113 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:36 am

i have a roland s-550 and have been looking into getting the director-s software for it, but i cant really find a lot of info. how many sequences can it hold? ive heard about a dongle, so does this mean it doesn't go into the disk drive? can it do polyphonic sequencing? how many steps does each sequence have? thanks in advance for any info.
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Re: Roland Director-s?

Post by Silverfish » Thu Dec 29, 2011 4:23 am

The Director-S software does load from a floppy on to your S-550, and yes it does require a dongle. However, the dongle issue has been "resolved". Many moons ago, someone hacked the Director-S software for both the S-330 and the S-550. The S-330 version has been mentioned here on the site before, but the S-550 version was lost. I took the liberty of re-editing the code, but I haven't had a chance to really try it with my S-550 yet (I'm away from most of my gear for a while :cry: ). I'd be happy to email you the disk image. PM for details!

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Re: Roland Director-s?

Post by RyanC » Thu Dec 29, 2011 5:39 am

There's a couple of nice pdf manuals of Director-S at Roland's site, but they're a bit buried away. Here's a direct link to the S-550/S-330 version:

http://media.rolandus.com/manuals/SYS-553_333_OM.pdf

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Re: Roland Director-s?

Post by ColorForm2113 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 7:13 am

Sweet thanks! I looked on there I must have missed that some how
My modular so far: Q104, Q106, Q107, Q108, Q109 x2 , Q116, Q118, Q127 w/Q140, Q130, STG Wave Folder, playing with Moog Voyager, VX-351, CP-251, MF-104M (x2 STEREO!)

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