Genos Firmware Updater V1.30

The Firmware Updater lets you update the OS of the instrument with firmware versions earlier than 1.30. 
Please refer to the Firmware Installation Guide.

One USB flash drive of over 500MB capacity formatted on the instrument.

Notice: Do not turn off the power of the instrument or remove the USB flash drive during this operation.
 
1) Download the firmware
 a) Download the Zip file to the computer.
 b) Connect the USB flash drive to your computer.
 c) Extract the *.prg file and copy it to the root directory of your USB flash drive.
 
2) Connect the USB flash drive to the instrument
Connect the USB flash drive containing the downloaded files to the USB TO DEVICE terminal of the instrument.
Notice: Make sure that the USB flash drive is properly connected to the terminal. Excessive force or incorrect insertion may damage the terminal.
 
3) Install the firmware
 a) While holding down the STYLE CONTROL [START/STOP] button on the panel, turn the power on.
 b) Follow the message appears on the screen.
 c) When firmware installation is complete, press the power button on the instrument to turn it off.

[V1.20 to V1.30]


-Added a new function: Voice Guide.

-The function "Voice Guide On/Off" is newly assignable to the ASSIGNABLE buttons or the foot pedals.

-Improved the settings of some One Touch Settings.

-Improved the performance when performing flick operations on the Menu display.

-Improved the operability when showing lyrics of the "MP3+G" type on the Lyrics display.

-Fixed a problem in which the "Expression" parameter of a part would be reset when the Voice of the part was changed from a particular S.Art2 Voice.

-Fixed a problem in which certain MP3 files would not playback properly.

-Fixed a problem in which the "Play Root/Chord" setting of SFF Edit on the Style Creator display would not work properly.

-Fixed a problem in which the instrument would occasionally become unresponsive to operations when the Style was changed during playback of an Audio Style.

-Fixed a problem in which the instrument would, in certain situations, become unresponsive to operations when attempting to save a User Style after memorizing a One Touch Setting.

-Fixed a problem in which the instrument would, in certain situations, become unresponsive to operations when executing "Export Instrument Info" on the Expansion Menu display. 

-Fixed a problem in which, under a certain situation, the Insertion Effect settings for the LEFT part would occasionally not be stored to the Registration Memory.

-Fixed a problem in which the Insertion Effect "Type" of one of the keyboard parts would occasionally be changed when the Insertion Effect "On/Off" of the part was turned off, from displays such as the Voice Edit display.

-Fixed a problem in which wireless LAN connection would not be established in Infrastructure mode, when the password included some special characters.

-Fixed other problems.


[V1.10 to V1.20]


-You can now search through the following contents: Voice, Style, Song, Multi Pad, and Playlist

-You can now play multiple Audio Link Multi Pads simultaneously. You can also switch to the behavior in which only one Pad can be played back at once, as in version 1.10 or previous. This setting is made from the display called up via MULTI PAD CONTROL [SELECT] -> [Menu].

-You can now select and play an Audio Style file on the USB flash drive directly.

-You can now edit Audio Styles with the Style Creator function.

-You can now select the Drum Kit of the "Expansion" folder on the Drum Setup window of the Style Creator.

-You can now record the sound of Audio Style and Audio Link Multi Pad playback with the Audio Multi Recording function.

-You can now select whether playback of a Multi Pad stops in the following cases, on the Style Setting display:

・When Style playback is stopped.

・When the Ending section of Style is played back.

-You can now select whether playback of Style and Multi Pad stops when MIDI Song playback stops, on the Song Setting display.

-You can now select the displayed font on the Lyrics display, when showing lyrics of Audio Songs.

-You can now select the Ensemble Voice category, even when you call up the Voice Selection display via the Voice Part Setup display or the Mixer display.

-You can now switch between "Menu 1" and "Menu 2" by pressing the [MENU] button on the Menu display.

-You can now switch between the "Dual Player" and "Song List" modes by pressing [SONG] on the Song Playback display.

-The current playback position (bar/beat) of Style or MIDI Song are now shown on the Home display.

-The current playback position (bar) of the Style is now shown on the Style Creator display.

-A new LIVE CONTROL assignable parameter is available: "Keyboard Volume."

-The default settings of LIVE CONTROL slider assign type 1 are changed: the "Keyboard Volume" is assigned to slider 9.

-A new "Regist Bank Edit" display has been added.

-The following four functions are newly assignable to the ASSIGNABLE buttons:

・Regist Bank Information

・Regist Bank Edit

・Style Information

・Multi Pad Edit


-Changes: When the following data types which include a file link to an external drive is loaded, this instrument will search related files from all the connected USB flash drives, regardless of which drive path is specified.

・Registration Memory

・One Touch Setting

・Audio Link Multi Pad

-Changes: When a Music Finder Record file is imported as a Playlist, the Playlist Records will be output, sorted in alphabetical order.

-Changes: When the Voice of one of the keyboard parts is set, Modulation Hold will be set to off, and then Modulation (+) and Modulation (-) parameters will be reset.

-Changes: You can call up the Regist Bank Edit display with the DIRECT ACCESS function.

-Changes: In certain types of the File Selection display, some shortcuts of related functions that can be called up via the "Menu" icon have been added.

-Changes: When showing the lyrics of an Audio Song, the lyrics of one row before the current playback position will remain.

・Before update: All lyrics before the playback position would disappear.

・After update: Lyrics of one row before the playback position will not disappear if they are on the same page.

-Changes: The behavior of the instrument when the Song Recording display is closed has been changed.

-Changes: On the Search display, the elapsed time from the last time the search index has been updated is shown.

-The maximum single file size has been increased to a maximum of 4 GB.

-The maximum number of "new" Audio Recording files has been extended to 2,500.

-The design of the following displays has been changed:

・Regist Bank Information display

・Style Information display


-Fixed a problem in which the Multi Pad information would not be stored to the OTS of a User Style.

-Fixed a problem in which the REGISTRATION MEMORY buttons and REGIST BANK [-]/[+] buttons would not work properly when a particular display was shown.

-Fixed a problem in which some parameters were not stored/restored with the System Backup function and Registration Memory function.

-Fixed a problem in which the Registration Memory Bank name would not be shown properly on the Home display, when a Bank file of the Tyros series was loaded.

-Fixed a problem in which the instrument would occasionally not respond to operations, when certain Registration Memory Bank files of the Tyros series was loaded.

-Fixed a problem in which some Playlist Records would occasionally not be loaded when a Playlist file was loaded.

-Fixed a problem in which some Preset Voice folders would occasionally not be shown on the Voice Selection display.

-Fixed a problem in which noise would occasionally occur when changing the "Organ Rotary Slow/Fast" parameter in some Effect Types.

-Fixed a problem in which certain parameters of a MIDI Song could not be recorded properly when re-recording with the MIDI Multi Recording display.

-Fixed a problem in which the instrument response would slow down when certain Preset Wallpaper was selected.

-Fixed a problem in which the detailed settings of some functions assignable to the Foot Pedals on the Assignable display would not be shown properly in some cases.

-Fixed a problem in which the setting of switching between the AUX Out and the Sub 3-4 on the Line Out display would not be restored properly.

-Fixed a problem in which Auto Power off would be executed when the Panel Lock function was enabled.

-Fixed a problem in which the Factory Reset function on the Utility display would occasionally not work properly.

-Fixed a problem in which some parameters were not stored properly to the "MIDI" Setup File when saving the data on the Utility display.

-Fixed a problem in which some parameters were not stored properly to the MIDI Setting file when saving the data on the MIDI display.

-Fixed a problem in which some assignable Functions on the MIDI External Controller display would not work properly.

-Fixed a problem in which wireless LAN connection would not be established in Infrastructure mode, when the password included some special characters.

-Fixed a problem in which the lighting of the buttons would occasionally not work properly.

-Fixed a problem in which some displays would occasionally not be shown properly.

-Fixed other problems.


[V1.02 to V1.10]

-You can now use a new function: Audio Multi Recording.

-Now supports use with the Yamaha Expansion Manager (V2.5.0 or later).

-Supports Expansion Audio Styles.

-You can now search for the desired Registration Memory Bank file when adding it to the Playlist.

-You can now additionally save the following parameters to a Registration Memory.

・Arpeggio Velocity

・Arpeggio Gate Time

・Arpeggio Unit Multiply

・Style Retrigger Rate

・Style Retrigger On/Off

・Style Retrigger On/Off & Rate

-You can now check the Wireless LAN status on the Time display.

-The lighting condition of the [RECORDING] button has been changed; it now displays the recording status.

-The timing to execute Wireless LAN connection processing has been changed.

-Fixed the names of some Voices.

-Improved the settings of some Voices, Styles, and One Touch Settings.

-Improved the processing performance in case that load is high when playing.

-Improved the performance of MIDI transmit/receive.

-Fixed other problems.

1) Turn the instrument on and wait until the Home display appears.
2) Press the [MENU] button to call up the Menu display.
3) Touch [Utility] on the Menu display.
4) Touch [System].
5) Check that the version number matches the current upgrade.
1) The power supply was cut off or the USB flash drive was removed during operation.
A complete reinstall is necessary. Perform the operation again from the beginning.
 
2) The installation cannot be executed and an error message appears in the display.
Check the following:
✓ Is the USB flash drive inserted correctly?
✓ Is the USB connector free from dust or dirt?
✓ Is all required data located in the root directory of USB flash drive?
✓ Is the USB flash drive or the upgrade data itself damaged in some way?
✓ Does the data correspond to the instrument?
Try installing it again by using another USB flash drive.

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