This document explains how to install and activate the 7X7-TR8 Drum Machine Expansion.

**About the Activation**Before you use the 7X7

-TR8 Drum Machine Expansion, you need to activate the software after installing.

* You will also need the

“Roland Account Service, ?Roland Account Service

* One TR

-8 unit can be activated for each purchase. If you need activations for multiple TR, 8 unit can be activated for each purchase. If you need activations for multiple TR

Procedure of activation

  1. Updating the TR-8 System Program
  2. Installing the USB Driver
  3. Installing the Utility
  4. Starting Activation from the Utility
  5. Activating

Updating the TR-8 System Program

From the Roland product support website (http://www.roland.com/support/), download the TR-8 System Program Ver.1.11 or later, and update the system program as directed by the instructions.

Installing the USB Driver

From the Roland product support website (http://www.roland.com/support/), download the appropriate TR-8 driver for your computer, and install it as directed by the instructions.

Installing the Utility

Install the utility

Windows

  1. Right-click the compressed file that you downloaded,
    and click “Extract All.”
    ~A folder containing the compressed files is created.~
    ~* If “Extract All” is not shown, use your own decompression software to decompress the file.~
  2. Open the extracted folder.
  3. Double-click the file named “TR-8 Utility Installer.exe.”
  4. Follow the directions the installer shows.

Mac OS

  1. Right-click the compressed file that you downloaded,
    and click “Extract All.”
    A folder containing the compressed files is created.

* If “Extract All” is not shown, use your own decompression software to decompress the file.

  1. Open the extracted folder.
  2. Double-click the file named “TR-8 Utility.pkg.”
  3. Follow the directions the installer shows.

Starting Activation from the Utility

  1. Connect your computer to the Internet.
  2. Connect the TR-8 to your computer via USB.
  3. Start the utility.
  4. Click the MIDI Input/Output button; as the MIDI input/output ports, choose TR-8 (Mac OS) or TR-8 CTRL (Windows).
  5. Click the [Launch Activator] button.
    The Roland Software Product Activator starts.

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    Activating

    roland-7x7-activate

You’ve Registered Using E-mail Address and Password on the Roland Account Service

  1. Click the radio button near by “Users who registered
    on Roland Account Service with email address and
    password.”
  2. Input your E-mail address and Password in each field.
  3. Click the [Activate] button below.
    The screen indicates “Activation is complete. Thank you!”.
  4. Click the [OK] button.
    You return to the activator screen.
    Proceed to step 6
  5. Verify that the screen indicates “Activation is complete,” and then click the [X] button in the upper right of the window.
    The activation window closes.
  6. In the utility screen, click the [Exit] button.
    This completes activation.
    When you power-on the TR-8, it indicates “707.”

You’ve Registered Using Your Facebook Id on the Roland Account Service

  1. Click the radio button near by “Users who registered on
    Roland Account Service with a Facebook Account.”
  2. Click the Facebook logo to open the Facebook login
    screen.
  3. Log in to the Facebook account that you registered in
    Roland account service.
    When login is complete, the Facebook login screen closes.
  4. Click the [Activate] button below.
    The screen indicates “Activation is complete. Thank you!”.
  5. Click the [OK] button.
    You return to the activator screen
  6. Verify that the screen indicates “Activation is complete,” and then click the [X] button in the upper right of the window.
    The activation window closes.
  7. In the utility screen, click the [Exit] button.
    This completes activation.
    When you power-on the TR-8, it indicates “707.
Note: This Installation Guide is adapted from the official manual created by Roland in PDF format, without modification of the content. We just rewrite the PDF, into responsive mobile friendly pages.So, you can read this document anytime and anywhere.

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