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Newest Prophet 5/10 Main OS 2.0.1 and Panel OS 1.1.1
« on: December 07, 2020, 03:12:20 PM »
OS updates are compatible with both the Prophet 5 and 10 keyboards and modules. YOU MUST LOAD THE MAIN AND PANEL UPDATES SEPARATELY AND POWER CYCLE AFTER EACH INDIVIDUAL UPDATE COMPLETES. After updating and power cycling the Main OS will display as "2.0.1". After updating and power cycling the Panel OS will display "1.1.1".

**After loading the Panel OS, wait for the display to read "rst" before power cycling**

To check currently installed Main OS, hold GLOBALS and press the program "1" button. To check currently installed Panel OS, hold GLOBALS and press the program "2" button. 

When the OS file is transmitted to the synth a count from 0 to 100 will be displayed on the synth's main display to indicate reception of the OS file.  Once the count reaches 100, a second count from 10 to 0 will commence indicating writing of the OS to internal memory. 

**DO NOT POWER THE SYNTH DOWN WHILE THE SECOND COUNTDOWN IS ACTIVE**

The synth will return to normal operating after the writing stage completes.  Power cycle the synth off and back on to finish the update.

ALWAYS BACKUP YOUR IMPORTANT WORK VIA SYSEX DUMP BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY OS UPDATES!!
Not that we're expecting bad things to happen, but always better safe than sorry. Just remember, you're never going to say to yourself "Man, I wish I hadn't backed that up..."

We do not recommend using the following MIDI interfaces for sysex transfers as we have had multiple users experience problems with them:

    Native Instruments Maschine
    Digidesign Mbox/Mbox2
    Digidesign 001/002
    CME U2MIDI

To check if the OS update was properly installed, restart the unit, hold the GLOBAL button and press the 1 button.  The 3 digit main OS version number will be shown on screen.

If your OS update failed:

1. Update your MIDI drivers for your MIDI interface to the latest or last known stable version
2. Try alternate speed settings: transfer speed settings as low as 25% and as high as 100% have worked for some users when 80% did not
3. Try an alternate MIDI interface. The M-Audio MIDI Sport Uno works well here and is relatively cheap
4. In Windows with MIDI OX on Windows XP:  Try doubling or quadrupling the Size setting to start, and halving/doubling the number of buffers
5. Search google and/or forums for the company that produces your MIDI interface to see if other users are having similar problems with Sysex transfers and whether there is a solution specific to your interface
6. If you are on Windows XP, try another OS or machine. Although it's not ideal, we have had less problems with Mac OSX and Windows 7. Windows XP has known issues with sysex transfers


**INSTALLATION NOTE: It is recommended to reset globals and clear calibration after updating from any OS below Main 1.5.0.  You will need to re-tune the synthesizer from scratch following the update.

RESET GLOBALS : hold RECORD and press GLOBALS
CLEAR CALIBRATION: hold RECORD and press TUNE

CHANGELOG

Prophet5 Main 2.0.1 and Panel 1.1.1:

Bug fix [Main 2.0.1] - Basic Program shortcut (hold RECORD and press PRESET) no longer works correctly after updating to Main 2.0.0
Bug fix [Panel 1.1.1] - Master Volume does not update correctly
Bug fix [Panel 1.1.1] - Global detuning experienced until Master Tune manually updated

Prophet5 Main 1.5.2:

Bug fix - occasional dropped notes
Bug fix - MIDI clock present at MIDI IN port while powering on instrument causes MIDI IN to not work
Bug fix - changing release/sustain global drops OSC A freq 1 octave

Prophet5 Main 1.5.0:

Main 1.5.0
Feature: New 3rd row of Globals, accessed by holding BANK SELECT and pressing GLOBALS. When the 3rd row of Globals is selected, both Globals LEDs are lit.
-  3rd row slot #1: turns 5 voice limit mode on/off (affects Prophet 10 only)
-  3rd row slot #2: selects between P5 style or Round Robin voice allocation modes
Feature: New Poly Unison mode. Hold UNISON and select “PU2” using the Inc/Dec buttons. Each note is allocated two voices.

Various small bug fixes.

Prophet5 Main 1.2.0:

Fixed bug: Pot Modes not working.
Fixed bug: with release/sustain global set to release, sustain pedal CC value output reversed.
Fixed bug: Noise level difference between voices on Prophet 10.
« Last Edit: September 21, 2021, 12:17:45 PM by extempo »
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Re: Newest Prophet 5/10 Main OS 2.0.1 and Panel OS 1.1.2
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2021, 03:26:53 PM »
New Main OS version 2.0.1 and Panel OS version 1.1.1 posted!

YOU MUST LOAD THE MAIN AND PANEL UPDATES SEPARATELY AND POWER CYCLE AFTER EACH INDIVIDUAL UPDATE COMPLETES. DO NOT SEND EACH UPDATE IN SUCCESSION WITHOUT POWER CYCLING IN BETWEEN.

**After loading the Panel OS, wait for the display to read "rst" before power cycling**

If you experience a failed update, try reloading the OS in bootloader mode over DIN MIDI (USB is not available in bootloader mode). To access bootloader mode in the Prophet 5/10, hold both the pitch wheel and the mod wheel in the upmost position while powering on. You will then see "btl" in the display, indicating bootloader mode.
« Last Edit: September 21, 2021, 12:18:02 PM by extempo »
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