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MONTAGE OS Updater V1.51

This update is applicable to the following models:
MONTAGE6 / MONTAGE7 / MONTAGE8 with firmware versions earlier than 1.51

How to Check The Version of your MONTAGE.

1. Press the [UTILITY] button to open the Utility display.
2. Touch [Setting] tab -> [System] tab at the left side of the display.
3. The following message appears in the bottom of the display:
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MONTAGE Firmware Version : *.**.*         (c)2016 Yamaha Corporation
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The unit's version is indicated by " MONTAGE Firmware Version : *.**.* "
Only the numbers up to the two decimal places after the first dot are important in reading the version number, you can ignore the numbers after the second dot.
Ex.) 1.02.0 =1.02 ,  1.10.0= 1.10

Required Items

 - One USB flash drive of over 1GB capacity formatted on the MONTAGE

Version History

Fixes and Enhancements
< V1.50 to V1.51 >
Fixed problems;
- Fixed a problem in which this instrument would freeze if you moved and operated from the Element view to the Edit display while the cursor was still remaining on the Element view.
- Fixed a problem in which the desired Part would not be properly displayed after you switched Parts while the Element view was displayed.
- Fixed a problem in which no sound would be produced when the power was turned off during startup.
- Fixed other minor problems.

< V1.20 to V1.50 >
New features;
- New effect types have been added.
- New Performances have been added.
- The Favorite function has been added.
- "Mixing" has been added for the "Parameter with Part" setting of the Part Category Search.
- From the Performance Play (Home) display, you can now see various information.
- The Super Knob Link function has been added.
- You can now control the monitor volume of the Audio signal input from the [USB TO HOST] terminal.
- You can now switch Scenes by Control Change messages.
- You can now make partial changes to the font size on the Live Set display and the Category Search display.
- You can now save/load backup files in which the entire User Memory data (including Songs and Libraries) is stored.
- Each Edit display has been improved by allowing touch selection of Parts from the display.
- Improved the sensitivity of Auto Beat Sync.
- Improved the visibility of the selected Performance in the Live Set display.
- MOXF6/MOXF8 data (X6A, X6V, X6G, and X6W) can now be loaded to MONTAGE.
- Enhanced the Note Shift control from the panel (holding down the [SHIFT] button and using the OCTAVE [-]/[+] buttons to change the transpose value in semitones), so that once you change the value, you can release your finger from the [SHIFT] button and continue to make semitone changes for a short time by using only the OCTAVE [-]/[+] buttons.

Fixed problems;
- Fixed a problem in which an error message would appear when Device Number was set to other than "All" and a Super Knob Control Change message was received.
- Fixed a problem in which Zone settings would not be correctly applied by switching Performances.
- Fixed other minor problems.

Fixes and Enhancements
< V1.11 to V1.20 >
New features;
- Switching time between Performances has been reduced.
- Element / Operator Control has been added for "Control Function."
- You can now store Control Function settings as Performance data.
- Song Loop playback function has been added.
- User Arpeggio function has been added.
- You can now separately mute original Parts and newly added Parts by Performance Merge.
- Monitor Volume settings for USB connection have been added.
- You can now control the Super Knob by MIDI Control Change messages.
- You can now copy or exchange Arpeggio Types.
- You can now copy or exchange Motion Sequences.
- You can now copy or exchange between Live Sets in different Banks on a page basis.
- The MONTAGE Connect computer application is now supported.
- MOTIF XS data (X0A, X0V, X0G, and X0W) can now be loaded to MONTAGE.
- Live Set display can now be displayed during Audio playback.
- Knob Brightness setting can now be stored.
- Flags (tone generation attributes of Performance) can now be automatically set and displayed.
- Arp Bypass and Kbd Ctrl Lock functions have been added for "Effect Switch."
- Pedal fuctions such as sustain and sostenuto have been improved to reproduce realistic acoustic piano sound.

Fixed problems;
- Fixed a problem in which all buttons, sliders, and knobs on the panel would not work after power-on.
- Fixed a problem in which the Super knob would not work after power-on.
- Fixed other minor problems.

Registered Date : 10/3/2017
Language : English
Size : 96.94 MB

Caution

- This updater is only for the MONTAGE synthesizer.
- This updater is to be used at the user's own risk.
- All User memory (Library data, User data, User sample and so on) will be initialized by this updater. Please make sure that you have saved all User data to a USB flash drive before performing this update.
- The unit may become inoperable if the electrical supply is interrupted while running the updater (by disconnecting the AC cord, etc.). If this happens, run the updater again from the first step.
- If the unit does not function after running the updater, please contact your nearest Yamaha service center.
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