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  • TDW-1 dumping extrodinaire

    Hey all me fellow drummers.

    So it's christmas and low and behold I got a TDW-1. Sounds good...until I read the manual.

    It said that custom kits are lost. So naturally I got onto this message board to find some answers.

    As I understand, you can save your custom kits via the Roland memory card or by bulk dumping to another midi system.

    Well, I don't have a card, and I'd never need one but for this reason alone, and I'm definitly not going to pay another $100 for a card I'm going to use once! Roland tricked me!

    But I have one more option -- bulk dumping. Hmm...The only other midi system I own is an 'not so nice' Yamaha PSR-220. Its a lower class keyboard I picked up for $40. But it's a full midi system with an in and an out.

    It has a record option, but that's all I know of. So would you think that it could possibly handle a bulk dump from my TD-10?

    The best damn kid in the record industry. Maybe.

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    There are two version of vkittrans around that will allow you to copy, bulk save etc. One for the TD10 (available via Vdrums website) and a beta version for TD10ex.

    Would a copy of these help?

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    • #3
      No, i went ahead and just installed. I mean, i didnt have THAT much stuff saved. maybe one whole custom kit and a few here and there edited, but thats about it. i wrote down everything i thought i would need and proceeded.

      but i have a new problem read my next post "tdw-1 nightmare"

      thanks a lot.
      The best damn kid in the record industry. Maybe.

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      • #4
        Here's something to think about. Would you own a computer and not back up your hard drive or at least keep a copy of Windows after you set your computer up for the first time. Think of that memory card in that respect. It's a small insurance policy. I bought one just for that reason. Also, I played out live a couple months ago and had to do a lot of last minute changes to 4 or 5 kits. I didn't have time to make notes on all the changes. It was no sweat though. When I got back home I just restored the individual kits from my "hard copy", my memory card. I hope this helps. And as always, we thank you for your support.
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