Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

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Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by s-roll89 » Sat May 06, 2017 5:59 pm

Hi All,

I was wondering if anyone has tried to read the DW8000's OS rom and could send me the .bin file?

Encouraged by the recent breakthroughs on the Akai AX80, I'd like to eventually figure out and (attempt to) tweak the code to select up to 63 waveforms in a larger wave rom.


Thanks,

Sean

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by sounddoctorin » Tue May 23, 2017 10:55 am

I can get it if I don't already have it here. Checking..it's on my HD not my website yet but I'm uploading it now to sounddoctorin.com and the global synth resource link then 'production synths' then 'korg' and 'dw8000' and then the link for eprom code or whatever there. All done. enjoy

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by Rasputin » Thu May 25, 2017 7:07 pm

Perhaps more apropos would be that someone has already done something like this for the Korg DW-6000.

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by klavix » Sun May 28, 2017 10:44 pm

@rasputin

A DW6000 enthusiast tried to modify it to add more rom and waveforms:

Project 72 - Korg DW-6000 wave memory expansion

I too had undertaken the arduous task of doing the same kind of modification on my DW8000 but I've stopped for now because I do not have the basics of low-level programming.

I would like to know someone who has this kind of knowledge to share ideas and maybe succeed in realizing this mod.


Edit: A DW8000 MOD!! Ulrich Schnauss Korg DW8000 Waveform Expansion Modification
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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by klavix » Sun May 28, 2017 10:53 pm

@s-roll89

HI!

this is the latest DW8000 firmware:
DW8000 Firmware ver.12

enjoy!

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by s-roll89 » Mon May 29, 2017 5:37 pm

Thanks everyone - I'll be taking a look.

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by Rasputin » Mon May 29, 2017 11:35 pm

klavix wrote:A DW6000 enthusiast tried to modify it to add more rom and waveforms:

Project 72 - Korg DW-6000 wave memory expansion
Yes, that's exactly what I was referring to. What I meant was that the Akai AX80 uses the same CPU, yes, but Project 72 was the same/similar goal in the same Korg family so it would be a closer success story to take inspiration or ideas from.

This might be of help to anyone messing with or thinking of messing with that line of NEC CPUs:

http://zine.r-massive.com/casio-rz-1-firmware-hacking/
http://zine.r-massive.com/akai-ax80-syn ... r-hacking/

Mostly just concepts and the NEC manuals, and so forth.
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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by zgba » Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:16 pm

Hi there, this is the DW6000 enthusiast speaking :) My mod is almost complete and soon I will be releasing the patch file. But this is not why I'm here - I'm looking for DW8000 waveform data. I was able to find two bin files with waveforms 1-4 and 13-16. Does anybody have more of them?

Cheers

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by christof » Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:42 pm

Hi zgba,

I found more files for the Wave ROMs here:
http://dbwbp.com/index.php/9-misc/37-synth-eprom-dumps

I haven't looked into it yet, but it seems these are the 16 standard waves plus 16 "expansion waves", no idea what expansion that was.

Cheers!

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by zgba » Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:00 am

Hi christof,

many thanks for the link - those ROMs will definitely come handy.
BTW, the mod is done, all I'm waiting for now is a batch of adapter PCBs - once I test them I will release the firmware, schematics and eagle files. Cheers

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by christof » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:47 am

Cool, interested to hear more of that!

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by atley » Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:02 pm

christof wrote: I found more files for https://happybabyguides.com Wave ROMs here:
http://dbwbp.com/index.php/9-misc/37-synth-eprom-dumps
Hey! Thanks for the link.

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by panthera86 » Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:56 am

In Terms of the DW6000 any progress?

i'd really like to mod mine :D

but my programming-skills are very bad.

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by panthera86 » Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:00 am

there'S also this person with some information

http://erha.se/~ronny/dw6000/dw6000_mod.htm

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Re: Korg DW8000 Firmware/OS Bin File

Post by zgba » Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:27 pm

If anybody's still interested, it's done and available for download. Cheers.

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